VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories April 30

Prayut gets fined, and the third Covid wave continues

VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories April 30
Learning Video VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories April 30 published : 30 Apr 2021 at 12:30 writer: Gary Boyle Prayut gets fined, and the third Covid wave continues Thailand's continuing third Covid-19 wave saw restrictions increasing around the country. Face masks must now be worn outside your home at all times, including in a car with more than one person. The fine for not wearing a mask can be up to 20,000 baht. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was fined 6,000 baht for not wearing a mask during a meeting. Due to virus concerns , the new school term has been delayed . Schools are due to open 11 days later than originally planned, on June 1. And despite the third Covid wave , Hua Hin is looking to welcome foreign tourists again. The coastal town wants to allow vaccinated tourists to visit from October, if local vaccination plans are fulfilled . Vocabulary coastal : of an area of land beside the sea - แนวชายฝั่งทะเล concern : a worry - ความกังวล delay (verb) : to do something later than is planned or expected; to cause something to happen at a later time - เลื่อน, เลื่อนเวลา despite (prep) : used to show that something happened or is true although something else might have happened to prevent it; used to show that somebody did not intend to do the thing mentioned - ถึงอย่างไรก็ตาม, ทั้ง ๆ ที่ fine : an amount of money that you have to pay because you have broken the law - ค่าปรับ fulfill : to achieve something that you wanted to do, or to get something that you hoped for - สำเร็จ originally : the situation that existed at the beginning of a particular period or activity, especially before something was changed - อย่างเป็นอันแรก, โดยแรกเริ่ม restriction : a rule, action or situation that limits or controls someone or something - การจำกัด, การควบคุม vaccinate : to give someone a vaccine, usually by injection (putting a liquid, especially a drug, into a person's body using a needle and a syringe), to prevent them from getting a disease - ฉีดวัคซีน wave : an activity or situation which is happening again or is being repeated after a pause - Do you like the content of this article?