Thailand News Update | Will Thailand scrap 2nd check for the Test and Go?

A assembly today with the CCSA where they will previously focus on proposals concerning attainable updates to Test and Go, the most well-liked choice for the Thailand Pass online utility system for worldwide travellers. Although there’s been hypothesis that the controversial Day 5 PCR take a look at could additionally be dropped, we won’t know till alter today.
The Thaiger will deliver you updated with the choices as they happen at

Prosecutors have indicted a junior police officer whose motorcycle struck and killed a girl on a zebra crossing in Ratchathewi, Bangkok final month. He was using a Ducati big bike when he struck the female doctor at an alleged pace of over 100 kilometres per hour.
The Office of the Attorney-General has announced that Leiutenent Colonel Norawich Buadok will stand trial on nine charges eventuating from the deadly incident. The younger officer was working for the Protection and Crowd Control Division’s sub-division 1.
He’s been indicted on costs referring to the death of opthalmologist Waraluck Supawatjariyakul on January 21. The 9 charges embrace driving a vehicle with no licence plate, using a car without paying the registration charge, having no third-party insurance, driving a automobile with no facet mirrors, failing to keep to the left lane, rushing, failure to adjust to visitors indicators and driving a automobile recklessly.
Prosecutors have additionally requested the courtroom to suspend or revoke the policeman’s driver’s licence.The prosecutor in control 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 seventy two million baht in damages within the Civil Court.
The household has additionally filed a case against the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, the Traffic and Transportation Office and the Road Safety Centre, for alleged “negligence in security management at pedestrian crossings”.
Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has assured Thai citizens that their Covid-related costs will proceed to be lined after planned changes to the Universal Coverage for Emergency Patients scheme takes impact in March.
He additionally dispelled rumours that the existing scheme can be deserted altogether, reaffirming that residents contaminated with Covid-19 can still be handled underneath this system. The adjustments were permitted on February 18 and will start on March 1.The minister says the changes are meant to enhance price range administration, while maintaining a certain degree of Covid-19 therapy.
Under the present common health scheme, patients can seek treatment at any medical facility for three days, together with non-public hospitals, before being transferred to a different hospital registered by their medical insurance or state welfare scheme — likely a lesser quality authorities institution.
But ranging from March 1, those who test constructive for Covid-19, and don’t require crucial care, should foot the cost of their own medical invoice, in the occasion that they resolve to obtain therapy at personal hospitals, which might presumably present better care at a higher price.
The revamped scheme is being rebranded as Universal Coverage for Emergency Patients PLUS and will proceed to cover Covid-19 sufferers with reasonable to extreme signs, requiring emergency remedy.
Finally, underneath the heading of extreme inflation…. A Thai TikToker has shared a video of a road vendor in Phuket selling mangosteens at the rather steep price of 500 baht per kilogram, thought-about too expensive for Thai people …. Well anybody for that matter.
The Tiktoker stated she didn’t imply to offend the vendor by claiming that the value was ridiculously high, however merely sought different people’s opinions about the extravagant value for the standard mangosteen.
Not surprisingly she discovered that her viewers additionally thought the mangosteens have been overpriced.The video includes a native fruit vendor spruiking various kinds of fruits, however the footage focuses on the pile of mangosteens with a shocking sign advertising the worth at 500 baht per kilo.
In the video, a women’s voice asks the seller… “how much is the original price?” The reply… “the price value is already 300 baht per kilogram because it is not the season for mangosteens”.The woman who recorded the video mentioned that the ‘street’ style store was at Surin Beach in Phuket, usually a well-liked location for foreigners when they go to the island.
At first she thought the worth was just a joke, but the seller confirmed that it was real.Bottomline… she didn’t purchase any mangosteens.
MPs from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party have been ordered by the deputy PM and leader of Palang Pracharat to front up in any respect Parliamentary meetings this week or endure inside party self-discipline.
Yet one other House assembly failed last week because of the lack of a quorum.It was the seventh time parliamentary conferences needed to be cancelled due to lack on quantity. This week Parliament is poised to vote on essential amendments to organic laws with have an effect on basic elections and eligibility of political events.
Only eight of Palang Pracharat’s 94 MPs have attended all 159 House conferences over the past 3 months. Members have variously used either precise infections of Covid 19 or fears of catching the virus as excesses not to attend.
But there’s also been lots of internal faction fighting with some MPs leaving the celebration and aligning themselves with other coalition parties or beginning new conservative parties to run against Palang Pracaharat at the next basic election… which is scheduled to be held next year.
Officers from Huay Yai Provincial Police Station have been notified of a street incident on the Sattahip – Korat road in Bang Lamung district of Chon Buri.
At the scene, one foreigner, who was believed to be a local expat, was discovered dead in a watercourse adjoining to the highway. Thai media reported that the overseas victim was about 60 – 70 years previous, but the police haven’t confirmed his id or nationality at this stage.
The police and rescue staff investigated and located a broken bicycle, a black pickup truck, and the corpse of a international man in a cycling outfit on the scene. The man was reported to have died from a broken neck. His heavily damaged bicycle was laying nearby and was taken as proof by the Bang Lamung police. Police found ID indicating the title ‘Win Scherrenberg’. No nationality, age, and different details got.
The pick-up truck driver, Samreang Unan, was ready on the scene when police arrived and confessed to hitting the man on his bike. He claimed that he was in the right lane driving in direction of Bang Saen. He noticed a truck on the left lane after which all of a sudden saw the cyclist changing his course to the left lane. The driver advised police that he’d seen the person but couldn’t cease in time.
The man’s dead physique was despatched to a hospital, and the authorities will conduct additional investigations and have contacted various consulates in the province to help discover out extra in regards to the id of the sufferer. There was no CCTV out there to help 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”. Unsung believed this ceremony may assist keep off evil spirits…. Covid-19 on this case.
Residents had been scared and worried concerning the spread of Covid in their community, and have been willing to try each way to chase the illness away. Aside from sporting a face masks 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 old named Covid Omicron. The age was the interval since the pandemic began, and the ‘birth date’ was December 2019, when the pandemic began. The straw scarecrow’s funeral was held in accordance with Thai rituals..

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