The idea of the mask, which uses a narrower protective strip to expose more of the face, is so that doctors can conduct procedures while limiting contact with the nose and mouth.
Japanese appliance-maker Panasonic Corp on Thursday said that next year it will move its Thai-based production of refrigerators and washing machines to Vietnam, laying off some 800 workers.
The Bank of Thailand's (BOT) monetary policy committee on Wednesday cut the one-day repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 0.50 percent, as expected, the fifth reduction in borrowing costs since August.
Tourism accounted for 11 percent of Thailand's GDP last year, and border closures and travel restrictions to prevent its spread are expected to decimate the industry for months to come.
He assured the Thai Prime Minister of India's commitment to support the pharmaceutical requirements of Thailand, the statement said.
In Thailand, with 2,765 infections and 47 deaths, travel curbs ranging from a ban on international flights to an appeal to citizens to stay home have brought a collapse in tourist numbers, but freed up the beaches for wildlife.
The quarrel, which has seen Southeast Asian internet users join forces with those in Taiwan and Hong Kong, has highlighted old tensions between China and its smaller neighbours fanned by the emergence of the new coronavirus.
The new cases include 20 patients linked to previous cases, 10 new imported cases, and 92 cases that tested positive and are awaiting an investigation into how they contracted the disease
Previously, nationals of 18 countries or territories could use their passports or travel documents to apply for Visa on Arrival (VoA) at Thai immigration checkpoints.
GM said on Monday it would sell its two plants in the eastern industrial province of Rayong to China's Great Wall Motor . Its latest moves to retreat from Asia also included winding down its Australian and New Zealand operations.
It also said China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd had agreed to buy GM's Thailand manufacturing plant, a transaction expected to be completed by the end of 2020.
Among the 32 cases Thailand has reported so far, 23 are Chinese while nine are Thais.
Jury selection was set to begin on Tuesday in the civil suit brought against the Tesla Inc chief executive by a British cave explorer who gained fame for his leading role in the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand last year.
The Thailand-based property development firm will launch two more co-working projects in Delhi NCR
Ties between Seoul and Tokyo -- both of them US allies facing the twin challenges of nuclear-armed North Korea and an increasingly assertive China -- are at rock-bottom over a dispute related to Japan's use of forced labour during World War II, with the countries trading retaliatory sanctions.
Chris Steaks and Burgers is offering a 10,000 baht ($330) prize for anyone who can finish the mammoth snack in nine minutes - one baht for every calorie.
Modi will attend the 16th ASEAN-India summit, 14th East Asia Summit and 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summit and related events, she said.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ordered an investigation into the bombs, a blow to Thailand's image during the high profile event and barely two weeks after his former military junta transformed into a civilian government.
The 66-year-old king unexpectedly married the deputy commander of his personal bodyguard unit on May 2 in a surprise ceremony, giving her the title Queen Suthida Vajiralongkorn na Ayudhaya.
Thailand has been under direct military rule since Prayuth Chan-ocha overthrew an elected government linked to exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Thailand's private sector also welcomed the EU decision, saying the reforms would benefit the fishing industry.
Thailand, one of the main global fish exporters, had been faced with the threat of a ban for more than three years over its failure to combat illegal fishing.
Meteorologists said Pabuk, the first tropical storm in decades to strike during the peak holiday season, had intensifed January 4 morning and was due to make landfall imminently.
King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, has been serving as monarch since shortly after his father died in 2016 after a 70-year reign.
Up until now, these two economies have been considered immune to the Fed-driven rise in global interest rates, which have roiled currencies in some emerging markets.