KhonKaen Chinese associations donate to support fight against Coronavirus


KHON KAEN – Chinese-Thais in KhonKaen province have donated 1 million baht to the Chinese Red Cross to support its fight against the new coronavirus outbreak in China.

Twenty four Chinese associations and organizations in the northeastern province presented the donation to Chinese Consul-general to KhonKaen Liao Junyun at the city hall on Thursday.

Members of Chinese community and KhonKaen Governor Somsak Jangtrakul also took part in a video message in which they shouted “Wuhan, Fight on.”

KhonKaen residents said they cherished Thai-Chinese friendship that has seen exchanges of reciprocal assistances in times of hardship.

Also on Thursday, Governor Somsak led volunteers in “Big Cleaning Week” campaign at KhonKaen Airport.  They joined hands in cleaning and disinfecting the airport terminal as well as passing on health instructions to prevent the infectious disease.