Thailand approves US$1.64b more support measures


BANGKOK: Thailand's cabinet on Tuesday approved a further 54.5 billion baht ($1.64 billion) in relief measures as the Southeast Asian country deals with its biggest and most prolonged coronavirus outbreak.

The measures include 42 billion baht of cash transfers under an existing co-payment scheme, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana told a news conference. ($1 = 33.28 baht). - Reuters

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