Biography of the Author May Wong

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May Wong

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Demand for COVID-19 insurance policies jump in Thailand | Video
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    Demand for COVID-19 insurance policies jump in Thailand | Video

    Nearly seven million special COVID-19 insurance policies were sold within just two months of being offered in Thailand. The Thai General Insurance ...
  2. Songkran festival cancelled as Thailand combats COVID-19 | Video
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    Songkran festival cancelled as Thailand combats COVID-19 | Video

    The COVID-19 outbreak has forced Thai authorities to postpone the Songkran public holiday celebrations, which would have taken place from Monday ...
  3. No confusion regarding COVID-19 quarantine: Thai DPM | Video
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    No confusion regarding COVID-19 quarantine: Thai DPM | Video

    Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul insists there's no confusion regarding the country's COVID-19 quarantine ...
  4. Thai poverty rising amid slowing economic growth: World Bank | Video
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    Thai poverty rising amid slowing economic growth: World Bank | Video

    The number of people living in poverty in Thailand increased by nearly 2 million between 2015 and 2018, said a World Bank report. Over that ...
  5. COVID-19: Next 3 weeks crucial to gauge if outbreak under control, says Vivian Balakrishnan | Video
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    COVID-19: Next 3 weeks crucial to gauge if outbreak under control, says Vivian Balakrishnan | Video

    Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has said that the next three weeks will be crucial in determining if the COVID-19 outbreak ...
  6. COVID-19 outbreak: ASEAN, China foreign ministers meet in Vientiane | Video
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    COVID-19 outbreak: ASEAN, China foreign ministers meet in Vientiane | Video

    The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and China are holding a special meeting in Laos on Thursday (Feb 20) to ...
  7. Novel coronavirus: Visitors to Thailand on alert at top tourist spots, including Bangkok's Chinatown | Video
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    Novel coronavirus: Visitors to Thailand on alert at top tourist spots, including Bangkok's Chinatown | Video

    With novel coronavirus cases in various countries including Thailand, tourists and residents are exercising greater caution in public places. This ...
  8. Novel coronavirus: Thailand’s cab and tuk tuk drivers suffer drop in passenger traffic | Video
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    Novel coronavirus: Thailand’s cab and tuk tuk drivers suffer drop in passenger traffic | Video

    Thailand’s cab and tuk tuk drivers are seeing a drop of at least 80 per cent in passenger traffic due to the novel coronavirus situation. They are ...
  9. Myanmar insists not guilty of genocide after UN court ruling on Rohingya | Video
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    Myanmar insists not guilty of genocide after UN court ruling on Rohingya | Video

    Myanmar maintains it is not guilty of genocide despite the International Court of Justice ordering the country to implement provisional measures ...
  10. Concerns arise over Thai government’s plans to introduce e-commerce tax | Video
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    Concerns arise over Thai government’s plans to introduce e-commerce tax | Video

    Thailand plans to introduce a new seven per cent tax on e-commerce businesses in 2020. This has prompted concerns that the move may affect ...