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Thailand Breaks World Record for Largest Mass Massage


August 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thailand has just broken the world record for the largest mass massages. The country now has a Guinness world record to prove that it is the real ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

41 infected with bird flu in Thailand


June 20th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 20 (IANS) At least 41 people have been confirmed to be infected with the H1N1 bird flu virus in a province in Thailand, the government said Wednesday.The virus ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vietnam testing avian flu vaccine


February 21st, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Feb 21 (IANS) Vietnam, which recently faced a nationwide outbreak of the avian flu virus, has been working on a drug since 2005 to prevent the disease and plans ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Aid for Haiti a priority as 600,000 still live in camps following quake


October 6th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- More than 600,000 people in Haiti are still living in camps after last year's devastating earthquake, the United Nations (UN) said on Wednesday, emphasizing the ongoing need ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Toll due to Haiti cholera rises to 4,672


March 11th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Port au Prince (Haiti), March 11 (IANS) The toll due to cholera in Haiti has reached 4,672, since the first case was detected in October last year, an official report ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Egyptian man sets himself ablaze in front of parliament


January 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 18 (IANS) A man set himself on fire in front of the Egyptian parliament protesting "terrible living conditions", a media report said.Abdou Abdel-Moneim Hamadah, 48, stood in front of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iraq moves to ban toy weapons over fears of making children violent at early age


January 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Jan 1 (ANI): Iraq Ministry of Public Health has reportedly has urged the government to ban all toy weapons over fears that in a country where guns and military gear are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NATO official’s ‘Kabul safer than most Western cities’ claim blasted by kids, aid groups


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 23 (ANI): Aid groups and young Afghans have reportedly criticised a top NATO official's comments that war-ravaged Kabul is a safer place for children to grow up than most ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bicycle bomber kills three ahead of Kabul conference


July 18th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (DPA) A suicide attack in eastern Kabul killed at least three civilians and left 45 injured Sunday, officials said - two days before a major international conference in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four Indians among 15 dead as Taliban bombers attack Kabul (Third Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Four Indians were among 15 people who were killed when Taliban bombers equipped with suicide vests and automatic rifles attacked a hotel and a guesthouse in central ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six Indians hurt as Taliban attack Kabul (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Taliban bombers equipped with suicide vests and automatic rifles attacked a hotel and a guesthouse in central Kabul Friday, killing 11 people and injuring 20, including six ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nine die as blasts hit Kabul, guest house for Indians targeted (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Nine people were killed Friday when a series of explosions hit a hotel in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, officials said. The attack also targeted a guest house for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

AIDS vaccine hailed as ‘historic milestone’


September 24th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): An experimental AIDS vaccine has been found effective in reducing HIV infection by more than 31 per cent, say researchers.The Thailand Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

6 potentially melamine tainted goods to be recalled out of circulation


September 26th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has asked retailers and importers to desist from selling 6 confectionery products from China for the time being due to safety concerns. All provincial health offices ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Cabinet approves budget for disaster and drought prevention


September 3rd, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Cabinet approves a budget of 760 million baht for Military Development Office to assist farmers suffering from drought.Government Deputy Spokesman Supharat Nakbunnam (ศุภรัตน์ นาคบุญนำ) announces that the Cabinet meeting has acknowledged ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Health of Afghan children jeopardized by family behaviors, not just war


August 29th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 29 (ANI): A new study has suggested that family values and ongoing conflict within Afghanistan are dramatically affecting the health of young children in the country. The study, published in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Public Health Ministry to support fresh markets in reaching standardized level within three years


August 28th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Ministry of Public Health has set a goal that in 3 years it will be able to improve the quality of fresh markets throughout the nation to be more enticing to ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

MOPH holds medical seminar to discuss flu prevention


August 14th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Following the World Health Organization (WHO)’s estimation of a serious outbreak of influenza worldwide in the near future, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) will be holding a seminar in an effort ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

BMA consolidate authorities to battle drugs


December 20th, 2007 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Deputy Chief Rataphol Meethanatawol (รัฐพล มีธนาถาวร) has presided over a meeting of administrative officials aimed to boost efforts to battle drugs in the capital. The meeting was designed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health, Health Science, Thailand |

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