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Tour guide who can’t speak Thai arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport – VIDEO

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A tour guide, with a license but who can’t speak Thai, has been arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Officers are investigating the tour guide arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport this week. The tour guide has a legal guide license but was unable to speak Thai during questioning.

The Tourist Police at the airport then arrested the man at the terminal.

The tour guide was carrying a legal tour guide license but cannot speak, read or write any Thai language.

The ‘tour guide’ was angry and shouted out loud (presumably not in Thai) when he was confronted by officers. Authorities are now checking to see if the tour guide is Thai and has legal tour guide license or not (but I suspect we already know the answer).

เมื่อวันที่ 24 กุมภาพันธ์ 2562 เวลา ประมาณ 12 .00 น มีเหตุการชุลมุน ที่อาคารผู้โดยสาร ชั้น 1 ประตู 7 เจ้าหน้าที่ตำรวจท่องเที่ยวประจำสนามบินสุวรรณภูมและเจ้าหน้าที่รักษาความปลอดภัยปนะจำสนามบิน ใช้กำลังจับกุมชายคนหนึ่ง ท่ามกลางความตกใจของนักท่องเที่ยวเป็นจำนวนมาก ต่อมาทราบภายหลังว่า ชายคนดังกล่าว เป็นมัคคุเทศก์ ที่มีบัตรอนุญาติเป็นมัคคุเทศก์ถูกต้องตามกฎหมาย แต่ไม่สามารถ ใช้ภาษาไทย ในการอ่าน เขียน หรือพูดได้ เมื่อเจ้าหน้าที่ ตำรวจท่องเที่ยว ให้เขียน ใบสั่งงานมัคคุเทศก์หรือ จ๊อบออเดอร์ มัคคุเทศก์คนดังกล่าว ไม่สามารถเขียนได้ และยังมีท่าที ก้าวร้าว โวยวายเสียงดัง เจ้าหน้าที่จึงทำการควบคุมตัว เพื่อตรวจสอบ ว่า เป็นบุคคลสัญชาติไทยหรือไม่และมีบัตรมัคคุเทศก์ได้อย่างไร ถูกต้องตามกฏหมาย ไม่

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9 student nurses experience side effects from Sinovac vaccine

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PHOTO: Side effects were felt by 9 nursing students after receiving the Sinovac vaccine. (via Jernej Furman / Flickr)

After receiving the Sinovac vaccine, 9 student nurses at Thammasat University have complained of side effect according to the Facebook page of the Student Organization of Thammasat University. After 88 student nurses received the Chinese-made vaccine on April 23 and May 5, 2 experienced minor side effects of a little pain in the arm they were vaccinated in, while 7 felt substantial reactions including chest pain, muscle pain, dizziness, fatigue, breathing problems, numbness, and facial tics.

One case of severe side effects was a female nursing student with an underlying allergy who felt fatigued immediately after receiving the jab. she felt better an hour later, but was placed under observation. 2 days later she briefly felt that her legs and hands were numb but soon felt better. Later that evening, symptoms strengthened, with eye and facial spasms, dizziness, fatigue, and weakness in her hands.

She visited a doctor twice for the side effects and the first time was given sleeping pills and vitamin B, but the second time after a blood test, doctors concluded that the symptoms were unrelated to the Sinovac vaccine. She had been previously prescribed Clonazepam, and that prescription was changed to Pyridostigmine.

The remaining more severe side effect sufferers were as follows:

  1. One male nursing student found he had difficulty breathing and dizziness for 3 days after receiving his jab.
  1. A female nursing student reported that just 30 minutes after receiving the injection she felt shortness of breath and the next day had some numbness in her body.
  1. 14 hours after receiving the jab, a female nursing student said that she felt side effects of fatigued and had trouble breathing and had to use pillows to help her breathing difficulties.
  1. Another female student felt muscle pain and dizziness the next day after receiving the vaccine.
  1. A female student ended up receiving Vitamin B and Amitriptyline from a doctor for her side effects. She reported to initially feel something in her arm and hand where she was injected, and then numbness in her left leg and in her fingertips on both hands.
  1. For the 3 days following her inoculation, the last female nursing student had side effects of chest pains and shortness of breath.

SOURCE: Thai PBS World

 

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Sunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals

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For Sunday, the numbers for new infections and Covid-related deaths from Bangkok and the Thai provinces over the past 24 hours were announced early this morning. There has been 17 deaths and 2,101 new cases announced by the CCSA.

Thailand has now reached 83,375 total cases since January 2020 and 399 deaths. Out of the 17 deaths, 8 were male and 9 female. One of them was a foreigner. The average age of the deaths was 68 years old.

Bangkok, again, is leading the way with new infections with 980 registered in the past 24 hours, mostly in 4 key clusters of low-income housing communities.

Here are all the provincial totals…

Sunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals | News by ThaigerSunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals | News by ThaigerSunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals | News by ThaigerSunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals | News by ThaigerSunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals | News by ThaigerSunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals | News by Thaiger• Meanwhile, Thai restauranteurs are pleading with PM Prayut Chan-o-cha to ease the Covid-19 restrictions, especially the ban on dine-in services in dark red zone provinces.

• On the aviation front, the third wave of Covid-19 around the country is forecast to show a drop in air travel by 38% for this financial year, according to the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand.

They expect the air traffic in Thailand to remain subdued until at least September this year. Aerothai’s executive VP for operations, said the number of local flights had been stable for the first half of April but it plummeted dramatically in the second half.

Despite the current wave, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand is still planning to relax restrictions for international flights to and from Thailand. The Government has re-iterated its commitment to reopen the country’s main tourist areas from July.

• Yesterday the CCSA said that Bangkok will need more beds for severely ill Covid-19 cases over the next couple of weeks, as the number of daily infections continue to rise.

Since the start of April, this is how the third wave has unravelled…

Sunday Covid UPDATE: 17 more deaths, 2,101 covid infections, provincial totals | News by Thaiger

 

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Thai woman admits to stealing lottery tickets from blind ticket seller in Bangkok

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A 57 year old Thai woman is admitting to stealing lottery tickets from a blind seller in Bangkok. The woman, Sumali Muangpluem, is now under arrest for allegedly stealing from the disabled seller in the underground Sutthisan Station train between November 25-27 of last year. Sutthisan police say they collected evidence of the same type of theft in many districts, leading them to issue an arrest warrant for Sumali.

Police say their investigations revealed that the suspect would approach blind lottery ticket sellers while holding several tickets in her left hand. She would then use the right hand to pretend she was choosing a ticket and pull all of the tickets off at once so that the lottery seller would only hear one ticket being pulled. She would then hand some tickets to the seller while she hid the rest so onlookers wouldn’t notice. She would then put the tickets in her bag while talking to the seller at the same time to keep her from noticing.

They say the suspect would then tell the seller she would be back to get the tickets and would leave money for the seller in the form of a deposit. One seller said he was keeping in regular touch with police as the same woman kept stealing lottery tickets from other blind sellers. He says he is afraid the suspect may hurt him because he filed a police report against her.

Police say Sumali has stolen about 450 tickets, valued at over 45,000 baht. They say she has stolen tickets at Victory Monument, Payathai, and Bang Na train stations in Bangkok.

SOURCE: Thai Residents

 

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