Thailand News Update | Will Thailand scrap 2nd take a look at for the Test and Go?

A assembly today with the CCSA the place they’ll formerly talk about proposals regarding potential updates to Test and Go, the preferred option for the Thailand Pass on-line utility system for worldwide travellers. Although there’s been hypothesis that the controversial Day 5 PCR test could also be dropped, we won’t know until alter today.
The Thaiger will deliver you updated with the decisions as they happen at

Prosecutors have indicted a junior police officer whose motorcycle struck and killed a lady on a zebra crossing in Ratchathewi, Bangkok last month. He was using a Ducati big bike when he struck the female physician at an alleged pace of over 100 kilometres per hour.
The Office of the Attorney-General has introduced that Leiutenent Colonel Norawich Buadok will stand trial on nine charges eventuating from the fatal incident. The younger officer was working for the Protection and Crowd Control Division’s sub-division 1.
He’s been indicted on charges relating to the demise of opthalmologist Waraluck Supawatjariyakul on January 21. The nine expenses include driving a vehicle with no licence plate, using a car without paying the registration fee, having no third-party insurance, driving a automobile with no facet mirrors, failing to maintain to the left lane, rushing, failure to comply with traffic indicators and driving a car recklessly.
Prosecutors have also asked the court to droop or revoke the policeman’s driver’s licence.The prosecutor in charge of the case says that the Supawatjariyakul family are entitled to file for damages with the Office of the Attorney General despite the very fact that they’ve already filed for 72 million baht in damages in the Civil Court.
The household has additionally filed a case towards the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the Traffic and Transportation Office and the Road Safety Centre, for alleged “negligence in safety management at pedestrian crossings”.
Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has assured Thai citizens that their Covid-related costs will continue to be covered after planned modifications to the Universal Coverage for Emergency Patients scheme takes effect in March.
He additionally dispelled rumours that the present scheme can be abandoned altogether, reaffirming that residents infected with Covid-19 can still be handled under this system. The changes were accredited on February 18 and will start on March 1.The minister says the adjustments are supposed to enhance price range administration, while maintaining a certain level of Covid-19 remedy.
Under the present common well being scheme, sufferers can seek therapy at any medical facility for three days, including personal hospitals, before being transferred to another hospital registered by their medical health insurance or state welfare scheme — probably a lesser quality government institution.
But starting from March 1, those who take a look at constructive for Covid-19, and don’t require crucial care, must foot the cost of their very own medical invoice, if they decide to receive treatment at personal hospitals, which might presumably present better care at a better cost.
The revamped scheme is being rebranded as Universal Coverage for Emergency Patients PLUS and will continue to cover Covid-19 sufferers with reasonable to severe symptoms, requiring emergency remedy.
Finally, under the heading of utmost inflation…. A Thai TikToker has shared a video of a street vendor in Phuket selling mangosteens on the rather steep worth of 500 baht per kilogram, thought-about too expensive for Thai people …. Well anybody for that matter.
The Tiktoker mentioned she didn’t mean to offend the vendor by claiming that the price was ridiculously high, however merely sought other people’s opinions concerning the extravagant price for the standard mangosteen.
Not surprisingly she discovered that her viewers also thought the mangosteens were overpriced.The video includes a local fruit vendor spruiking varied sorts of fruits, however the footage focuses on the pile of mangosteens with a surprising signal promoting the value at 500 baht per kilo.
In the video, a women’s voice asks the seller… “how much is the original price?” The reply… “the value value is already 300 baht per kilogram as a outcome of it is not the season for mangosteens”.The girl who recorded the video stated that the ‘street’ fashion store was at Surin Beach in Phuket, usually a preferred location for foreigners once they visit the island.
At first she thought the worth was only a joke, but the seller confirmed that it was real.Bottomline… she didn’t purchase any mangosteens.
โซล่าเซลล์ราคาถูก from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party have been ordered by the deputy PM and chief of Palang Pracharat to front up in any respect Parliamentary meetings this week or undergo internal get together discipline.
Yet another House meeting failed final week because of the lack of a quorum.It was the seventh time parliamentary conferences had to be cancelled as a result of lack on number. This week Parliament is poised to vote on essential amendments to organic legal guidelines with have an effect on common elections and eligibility of political events.
Only eight of Palang Pracharat’s ninety four MPs have attended all 159 House conferences over the past three months. Members have variously used either actual infections of Covid 19 or fears of catching the virus as excesses not to attend.
But there’s additionally been a lot of inner faction fighting with some MPs leaving the party and aligning themselves with different coalition events or starting new conservative events to run against Palang Pracaharat on the subsequent common election… which is scheduled to be held next yr.
Officers from Huay Yai Provincial Police Station have been notified of a street incident on the Sattahip – Korat highway in Bang Lamung district of Chon Buri.
At the scene, one foreigner, who was believed to be an area expat, was found useless in a watercourse adjacent to the road. Thai media reported that the foreign sufferer was about 60 – 70 years old, however the police haven’t confirmed his identity or nationality at this stage.
The police and rescue team investigated and found a broken bicycle, a black pickup truck, and the corpse of a overseas man in a biking outfit on the scene. The man was reported to have died from a broken neck. His closely broken bicycle was laying close by and was taken as proof by the Bang Lamung police. Police discovered ID indicating the name ‘Win Scherrenberg’. No nationality, age, and other details got.
The pick-up truck driver, Samreang Unan, was waiting on the scene when police arrived and confessed to hitting the person on his bike. He claimed that he was in the best lane driving towards Bang Saen. He observed a truck on the left lane and then abruptly saw the bike owner changing his course to the left lane. The driver advised police that he’d seen the person but couldn’t stop in time.
The man’s useless body was despatched to a hospital, and the authorities will conduct further investigations and have contacted various consulates within the province to help discover out extra concerning the id of the victim. There was no CCTV available to assist police of their investigation.
Monks at a temple in the central Thai province of Suphan Buri have hosted the funeral for a scarecrow, which was named “Mr. Covid Omicron”. Thai locals believed this ceremony may help keep off evil spirits…. Covid-19 in this case.
Residents were scared and apprehensive about the spread of Covid in their group, and have been willing to strive every approach to chase the illness away. Aside from sporting a face mask and getting vaccinated, these monks and locals in Suphan Buri province decided to host a funeral for the Covid scarecrow.
At Uthum Phararam Temple or Pai Kaek Temple, monks and locals crafted a straw scarecrow, dressed it up and renamed ‘it’ as a 2 years outdated named Covid Omicron. The age was the period since the pandemic began, and the ‘birth date’ was December 2019, when the pandemic started. The straw scarecrow’s funeral was held in accordance with Thai rituals..

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