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Thailand News Today | EU kicks Thailand off ‘green’ list, Red Cross buys Moderna, PM back to work

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Member states of the European Union have agreed to remove Thailand from the list of countries from which travellers can arrive freely during the pandemic. A scheme to offer long-stay visas to wealthy and “highly skilled” foreigners is in the works. The so called Covid-19 visa has been extended nearly 2 weeks before its current July 29 expiration date. This week Thailand’s Red Cross Society has struck a deal to import 1 million Moderna vaccines intended to be offered for free. The Thai PM, Prayut Chan-o-cha, has not contracted Covid-19 and returned to work at Government House today. Indonesia has become the epicentre of Covid-19 in Asia as the daily case count has exceeded India’s.

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