Month June 2022

Diesel to cost 33 baht/litre from Tuesday

The retail price of diesel will rise by one baht to 33 baht per litre as of Tuesday, the Fuel Fund Executive Committee announced on Monday. The committee announced it was raising the price in line with the price of…

Shortage of parts hits Thai auto manufacturing in April

The scarcity of parts due to the Russia-Ukraine war and lockdown measures in China continue to impact Thailand’s auto industry, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said on Monday. Surapong Paisitpattanapong, FTI’s vice president and spokesman, said production, local sales…

Smallpox jabs effective against monkeypox, says expert

Many countries have been administering smallpox vaccines to contain the spread of monkeypox, Dr Thiravat Hemachudha, chief of Chulalongkorn University’s Information Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, said on Monday. He explained that monkeypox had not emerged in the past because…