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Thailand News Today | Local-made AZ vaccine released, new prosecutor to chase ‘Boss’ | June 4

Tim Newton

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Several Thai provinces with low infection rates have had to delay their Covid-19 vaccine rollout after receiving fewer doses than expected, Siam Bioscience announced that they are ready to begin deliveries of the local AstraZeneca vaccine to the Thai government, the new chairman of a committee that oversees Thailand’s public prosecutors and he has set his sights on the infamous 2012 “Boss RedBull” case and A Singaporean man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to mail crystal methamphetamine and ecstasy from Thailand to his home country.

 

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Tim Newton has lived in Thailand since 2012. An Australian, he has worked in the media, principally radio and TV, for 41 years. He has won the Deutsche Welle Award for best radio talk program, presented over 10,000 radio news bulletins, 3,900 in Thailand alone, hosted 650 daily TV news programs and produced 2,100 videos, TV commercials and documentaries. As founder of The Thaiger, Tim now acts as the Content Manager and head-writer, whilst supervising the growth of the YouTube channel. He's reported for CNN, Deutsche Welle TV, CBC, Australia's ABC TV and Australian radio during the 2018 Cave Rescue and other major stories in Thailand.

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