BANGKOK, July 22 A senior Taiwan police officer said Taiwanese and Chinese criminal elements involved in international money transfer fraud are using Thailand as a base because their authorities in Taipei could not track financial data trails regarding money transfers sent to Thailand.
BANGKOK, July 22 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should consider expelling Myanmar from the regional grouping if the ruling junta doesn't release pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
BANGKOK, July 22 Thailand's Public Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed the total deaths from the country's Influenza A(H1N1) at 44, almost doubled the 24 deaths reported last week.
BANGKOK, July 21 - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the historically strong relations between the United States and Thailand and said she had a fruitful discussion with Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on bilateral issues and other matters of mutual interest.
PHUKET, July 20 Making some progress toward an ideal human rights package for Southeast Asia is better than no progress at all, Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva seemed to say Monday, in response to a draft statement he had not yet analyzed.
PHUKET, July 20 - Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) approved the Terms of Reference (ToR) for an ASEAN human rights body and affirmed collective efforts to enhance regional capabilities to combat pandemic disease, particularly influenza A(H1N1).
BANGKOK, July 19-- A model vaccine for treating the potentially deadly Influenza A (H11) virus is expected to be ready for use with humans and animals on a trial basis in August, a senior Thai Public Health Ministry official said Sunday.
PHUKET, July 18 -- Security in the southern Thai resort of Phuket has been tightened as ministers from 27 countries participating in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have begun to arrive, while anti-government protesters have vowed not to hold demonstrations during the meetings.
BANGKOK, July 17 Deputy Prime Minister Sanan Kajornprasart said on Friday the A(H1N1) virus seems to be an unstoppable pandemic in Thailand as the number of patients contracting the disease kept rising, but he encouraged the public to have hope that it can be prevented from worsening and that they can avoid contracting the virus by practicing precautions.
BANGKOK, July 17 A group of armed Red Shirt protesters attempting to force the release of a protest movement leader at a Chiang Mai police station early Friday led the authorities to fire on several hundred attackers with water cannon, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajiva said Friday, warning that such incidents can seriously damage Thailand?s already badly-wounded tourist industry.
BANGKOK, July 16 - Thailand's Ministry of Public Health on Thursday confirmed that a 21-year-old university student in Sriracha in the eastern seaboard province of Chonburi died from influenza A(H1N1), raising the country's fatality toll from the virus to 26.
BANGKOK, July 13 Thailand's public health ministry confirmed three new deaths from the Influenza A (H1N1) on Monday, bringing the country's total fatalities to 21, according to Public Health Minister Witthaya Kaewparadai.
BANGKOK, July 11 - The number of Thailand's Influenza A (H1N1) virus patients increased by another 157 Saturday, raising the cumulative total of those who had contracted the disease to 3,228, although the number of fatalities remained unchanged at 15, Deputy Public Health Minister Manit Nop-amornbodi said Saturday.
BANGKOK, July 11 - Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva left Bangkok early Saturday for a one-day visit to the northeastern province of Buri Ram with tight security provided by police during his stay there.
BANGKOK, July 10 - One more Influenza A (H1N1) died Friday in Thailand, bringing the total number of fatalities to 15, according to Permanent Secretary for Public Health Dr. Prat Boonyawongviroj.
BANGKOK, July 10 The Ministry of Public Health on Friday reported 146 new cases of A(H1N1) influenza, while senior health authorities announced measures to fight the continuing spread of the virus.
Officials have ordered the temporary closure of schools and internet cafe's, after a recently reported increase of the Swine Influenza A/H1N1, the first two cases being reported in early May with more than 1,500 people being infected.
BANGKOK, July 9 -- Two more patients of Influenza A (H1N1) have died in Thailand, bringing the total number of fatalities to 14, Permanent Secretary for Public Health Dr. Prat Boonyawongviroj said Thursday.
BANGKOK, July 8 - Thailand's Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday reported two more deaths due to influenza A(H1N1), raising the viral death toll to 11, while eight patients remain in critical condition.
BANGKOK, July 8 - Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Wednesday that there is "no need to close down the country" to halt the spread of the influenza A(H1N1) virus, and announced that the Cabinet will consider more stringent containment measures in public areas when it meets Thursday, in order to contain the virus.