Thai border under close watch as Myanmar Covid-19 and political situation worsens - The Star Online

by thestar.my 02/22/2021

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Immigration Police chief Pol Lt-General Sompong Chingduang, together with high-level police officers, travelled to inspect the northern border checkpoint to plan preventive measures against the spread of Covid-19 from Myanmar, which is currently beset with pandemic and political problems.


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