Published: Apr 08, 2021
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered an immediate 14-day shutdown of entertainment venues or restaurants where a Covid-19 infection is found, government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri confirmed on Thursday.
Published: Jan 25, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 416,000 Americans and recently pulled the U.S. economic recovery into reverse. Some states have shut down again to get a handle on surging caseloads. And critics have blamed those states' governors, typically Democrats, for job losses.
Published: Jan 07, 2021
The Charawi Association for the Conservation of Thai Massage on Wednesday handed over a letter at Government House addressed to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who is also chairman of the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, urging the government to help spa and massage parlour entrepreneurs who have been forced to shut down their businesses to prevent the new wave of Covid-19 from spreading.
Published: Dec 28, 2020
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is rapidly approaching a Monday deadline to avert a government shutdown, but aides and U.S. lawmakers appear flummoxed about his strategy, left to interpret musings from his Twitter feed while he golfs and otherwise remains out of public view.
Published: Jun 08, 2020
Shutdown orders prevented about 60 million novel coronavirus infections in the United States and 285 million in China, according to a research study published Monday that examined how stay-at-home orders and other restrictions limited the spread of the contagion.
Published: Apr 18, 2020
TOKYO - A 47.6-kilometer (29.5 miles) section of JR Hokkaido's Sassho Line that had been slated for permanent closure due to diminished passenger numbers has seen its end come early due to the coronavirus pandemic. The last run on the section between Hokkaido Iryo Daigaku Station and Shintotsukawa Station, both in central Hokkaido, had originally been scheduled for the Golden Week holiday period, which is from late April to early May, but the final train rolled on Friday.
Published: Apr 02, 2020
Phuket has shut down motorcycle rental businesses in the province, and restricted the opening hours of 24-hour convenience stores. The order was issued by the Phuket Communicable Disease Committee on Wednesday (April 1).