Thailand

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Thailand puts Covid patients on sleeper trains home to ease crisis in Bangkok
More than 100 patients have already been sent home as country faces its third and deadliest wave of coronavirus

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol in Bangkok

28, Jul, 2021 @5:34 AM

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Thailand’s hospitals under pressure as Covid crisis deepens
Doctors forced to treat patients in car parks while others turned away as no beds available

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol in Bangkok

27, Jul, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Infectious nightclubs: Covid outbreaks serve as risk alert
Nightclubs across the world have been linked to outbreaks, leading some countries to open up to vaccinated clubbers only

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

20, Jul, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Thailand bans public gatherings as Covid cases hit record high
More restrictions are being considered as the country battles its worst outbreak yet

Guardian staff and agencies

17, Jul, 2021 @4:58 AM

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Asia Pacific sees sharp rise in Covid infections as Delta strain threatens new wave
From South Korea to Australia, authorities are struggling to contain the highly transmissible coronavirus strain that has caused a surge in UK, Europe and US

Guardian staff and agencies

07, Jul, 2021 @4:22 AM

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Phuket reopens to tourists one year after Covid forced Thai borders to close
Scheme aimed at preventing spread of virus requires tourists to stay on island for 14 days if they wish to travel elsewhere in Thailand

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

01, Jul, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Delta variant likely to represent 90% of infections in EU by September – as it happened
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Nadeem Badshah (now); Mattha Busby, Martin Belam and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

23, Jun, 2021 @10:53 PM

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Elephant in the room: visitor crashes through kitchen wall in Thailand
Woman finds elephant rummaging for late-night snack – and it’s not the first time he’s stopped by

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok and Pirada Anuwech

21, Jun, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Factory workers making goods for the west bear brunt of virus surge in south-east Asia
Migrant labourers tell of being forced to isolate in brutal conditions as Covid wave grips region

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok & Vutha Srey in Phnom Penh

13, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Thailand starts Covid vaccine drive using jabs made by king’s firm
Country aims to vaccinate 70% of people this year but experts express doubts amid supply concerns

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

07, Jun, 2021 @3:14 PM

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South-east Asian countries battle Covid resurgence amid lack of vaccines
Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore race to contain clusters as experts warn jabs must be distributed more evenly

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Navaon Siradapuvadol

24, May, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Myanmar journalists and activists arrested in Thailand after fleeing across border
Thai foreign correspondents club says the reporters face ‘certain arrest and persecution’ if deported back to Myanmar

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

11, May, 2021 @4:58 AM

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