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April 21, 2021
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Thailand celebrates Elephant Day with fruit banquet

AYUTTHAYA (THAILAND): Thailand held a fruit banquet for dozens of elephants in the ancient capital Ayutthaya on Saturday. The feast marks the country’s Elephant Day, celebrating elephants as a source of national pride and cultural identity for Thailand throughout its history, used for labour, transport and in battlefield triumphs by warriors and kings. The annual […]
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Thailand begins COVID-19 vaccination campaign

BANGKOK (THAILAND) – Thailand started off its COVID-19 inoculation campaign on Sunday. Cabinet ministers, health officials and medical professionals were among the first in the queue to get access to vaccinations. The first doses of vaccine, developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech, were given to Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, who is also the health