First batch of 1.37 million COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility to arrive in Vietnam

Since January 25, Vietnam reported 897 COVID-19 cases in 13 localities, 11 of them underwent more than 23 days without new infections

200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine Distributed to 13 Thai provinces

Health authorities are now expected to give the first injection of this COVID-19 vaccine on 1st March, with a subcommittee now working on the priority system which will determine who gets the vaccine first.

Kasikorn Research expects Thailand’s GDP to grow 2.6% in 2021

The Thai economy has been showing signs of recovery, thanks to the government’s many stimulus measures and Kasikorn Research Center has predicted that the 2021 GDP will grow 2.6% next year.

Thailand to produce and supply AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca has signed several deals with companies and governments around the world to supply more than three billion doses of the vaccine as it gets closer to reporting early results of a late-stage clinical trial

Pandemic “Triple Shock” Hitting East Asia and Pacific Economies

Thailand’s baseline and lowercase GDP growth projections are now down to -8.3% and -10.4%, and the region as a whole is expected to grow by only 0.9 percent in 2020, the lowest rate since 1967.

In the Dragon’s Shadow: Southeast Asia in an Age of Rising Chinese Power

As China’s economy has surged and its leadership has asserted its power abroad, each country of Southeast Asia has been presented with a thorny challenge: how to benefit from the Chinese renaissance while safeguarding its sovereignty over the long term

Covid-19 vaccine to be available next year at 620 baht per dose

Covid-19 vaccines will be available next year in Thailand at 620 baht per dose, but it will take two doses to protect a healthy individual against the virus.

Thailand aims to start COVID-19 vaccine human trials in October

Researchers are now gearing up for human clinical trials in October, with production starting in mid-2021, after a trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate in monkeys was successful