Malaysia: Covid-19 vaccine booster shots expected to be administered from early October, says Khairy Malaysia looking forward to welcoming China in CPTPP as early as next year Covid-19: 14,954 new cases, Sarawak highest with 2,707 infections Freeze on foreign workers, including domestic workers, to be extended until Dec 31 Health DG: 1.6% of 14,954 new cases reported Sunday (Sept 19) from categories three to five Najib may seek re-election to Parliament despite conviction Singapore: 2,322 travellers from Germany, Brunei approved to enter Singapore on Vaccinated Travel Lane scheme SIA and Changi Airport come out tops in new travel awards launched by Newsweek Singapore Pools' Toa Payoh outlet shut after employee tested positive for Covid-19 Younger, fully vaccinated Singapore Covid-19 patients told to recover at home amid strained hospitals Doctor out cycling with friends helps deliver baby at Singapore bus stop Thailand: Thailand aims to vaccinate 50 per ... » Learn More about Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Sunday (Sept 19)
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Sabah Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun, who is also the state Covid-19 spokesperson, said the number was 15% of the 426,000 juveniles in the state for the vaccination programme which began on Thursday (Sept 16). "The number includes 24,667 adolescents who took the vaccination today. The fully vaccinated adult population is more than 1.56 million people or 56.6%," he said in a statement on Sunday (Sept 19) night. Earlier, Chief Minister Datuk Hajiji Noor was reported as saying that Sabah had decided to provide the Covid-19 vaccine for teenagers starting Thursday. Masidi said Sabah recorded 1,356 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the cumulative total infections to 185,577 cases with close contact screening as the main contributor to the day’s cases with 766 or 56.5%; followed by symptomatic screening (380 cases); cluster screening (11 cases); and the rest from the other screenings. He said 1,912 patients were reported to have recovered, bringing the ... » Learn More about Covid-19: 63,826 adolescents in Sabah receive first vaccine dose
Pattaya- The Legend Siam has issued the following announcement to all staff yesterday: The announcement said in English, “Due to the economy in Thailand last year and the COVID -19 situation around the world, many tourists have canceled their trips especially in Chonburi and from China, which was a significant source of our business.” “The company cannot continue our business at this time where we are losing profit. We have to close the business and stop to hire staff from March 3.” The announcement continued. “However, compensation will be paid to staff following the law.” The statement added. “Thank you to everyone who did the best for the company. You will be employed again when the economic and Coronavirus situation improves. ” The statement finished. The Legend Siam is advertised as a major cultural amusement park, with shows and cultural attractions about Thailand. It has many performers who perform complex shows with weapons, aerial acrobatics and more. The park ... » Learn More about Legend Siam Pattaya temporarily closes due to the economic impact of the COVID19 Coronavirus on the Thai economy
Pattaya- The arrest today was led by Colonel Dulayaphat Taechaphonchayasin of the Region 2 Police. Police reported that they received a tip off from a concerned citizen that the Australian man, Rohan Jeffrey Reid, who is a well known former winner of amateur body building tournaments in Australia, was working illegally in Pattaya organizing and profiting from “Thai Muscle Camp” programs for foreigners. He allegedly taught body building courses for foreigners in Pattaya. He was also allegedly caught with a small amount of illegal performance enhancing drugs. He had advertised his body building camp and tours under the name ‘Thai Muscle Camp 2020’ via ‘www.bodymatrix.com.au’. He has operated the business for several years, Region 2 Police added. Police conducting the investigation arrested Mr. Reid at He was taken to The Pattaya City Police Station to face legal proceedings regarding the charges. If convicted he will face a fine, deportation and blacklisting from the Kingdom ... » Learn More about Australian bodybuilding champion arrested in Pattaya for allegedly working without permit
The following is our exclusive weekly feature in which we ask our readers a news topical question and then give you a week to answer it on our various channels, compiling a diverse range of answers and opinions to present to you, our valued readers. Here are the results from our last question… Last week, we asked you the following: We also provided the following context for the question: The context around this question comes from multiple messages and emails, although was suggested from a regular reader after they have reported trouble paying their water bill online for the past five months, being told that they have to go in-person during the Covid-19 pandemic to a store or office to do so and pay a ten baht extra fee. We also have had many messages about issues with online applications for 90-day check-in not working properly with Royal Thai Immigration. Finally, there have been multiple reports of problems with various applications tied into Covid-19 and Covid-related ... » Learn More about Reader Talkback results: Have you had any problems with any Thailand online applications or bill payments?