Covid Left Millions in Asia Struggling for Food

The pandemic hit Asia’s food supply hard, causing a sharp increase in the number of people unable to access enough food to stay healthy and feed their families. Women, children and the poor have suffered most.

Two years ago: Thailand reports first case of Covid-19 outside China

On January 3, a few days after authorities reported a cluster of atypical pneumonia in Wuhan, Thailand started to screen passengers from China for symptoms of acute respiratory infection.

Omicron: Thai expert predicts more cases but with possible herd Immunity

Dr Manoon believes the Omicron strain will eventually infect everyone, whether they have been vaccinated or not, causing entire populations to achieve herd immunity. He suggests that the variant will operate as a live attenuated vaccine, delivering stronger immunity stimulation than existing COVID vaccines.

SET welcomes dietary supplement manufacturer “NV”

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will list Nova Organic pcl, a manufacturer of dietary supplements, on December 24 under the ticker symbol “NV”.

Thailand needs a new growth pathway

Here are the must-dos: Reduce unnecessary deaths, revamp the education system, restore the natural environment for sustainable tourism, invest in local infrastructure, streamline production, improve research and development, and more innovation.

Emerging Market Trends: global cooperation increased in 2021

Following on from a year in which supply chains and international travel were severely disrupted, 2021 saw an increase in global cooperation, as institutions, businesses and governments alike sought to work together to find solutions to some of the world’s major challenges.

1.6 billion lack access to social health protection in Asia and the Pacific

ILO new report on the extension of social health protection in Asia and the Pacific highlights shortfalls of existing schemes and need for wider access to health care services.

Thailand finds first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant

Thailand’s first case of the Omicron coronavirus variant was an American who had travelled from Spain. The patient currently displays almost no symptoms and is under the close supervision of officials.