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China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Macau removed from high-risk area list

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has taken China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Macau off its list of COVID-19 high-risk countries. The ministerial announcement, published in the Royal Gazette on…

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FILE PHOTO: People wearing masks to avoid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) arrive at Gimpo international airport in Seoul, South Korea, May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Korea demands removal from Thailand’s list of COVID high risk countries

The South Korean Embassy in Bangkok issued a statement today urging the Thai government to remove South Korea from the list of COVID-19 “high risk” countries, claiming the situation now…

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A man holding his mask walks on a zebra crossing among others, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in central Seoul, South Korea, April 20, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

South Koreans return to work, crowd parks, malls as social distancing rules ease

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Koreans are returning to work and crowding shopping malls, parks, golf courses and some restaurants as South Korea relaxes social distancing rules amid a continued downward…

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FILE PHOTO: A man and children wearing masks to protect against contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) take a walk at a Han River Park in Seoul, South Korea April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Heo Ran

South Korea reports more recovered coronavirus patients testing positive again

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported on Monday that at least 116 people initially cleared of the new coronavirus had tested positive again, although officials suggested they would soon look…

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FILE PHOTO: A couple wearing masks to protect against contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) walk along a street in Seoul, South Korea, April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Heo Ran

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 peak

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases on Monday for the first time since its Feb. 29 peak as daily infections in Asia’s largest outbreak…

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South Korea promises to observe Thai workers for 14 days before they fly home

Thailand has asked South Korea to keep Thai workers within the country for 14 days of health observation before allowing them to fly back to Thailand, said government spokeswoman Mrs….

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Medical workers wearing protective gear transfer a suspected coronavirus patient (C) to another hospital. (Photo by – / YONHAP / AFP)

Thai worker with COVID-19 being treated in S. Korean hospital

A Thai woman, working illegally in South Korea, has been infected with COVID-19 and admitted to hospital for treatment after she had an examination on February 29th. Pinyuda Chamchan, labour…

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Wuhan style screening to be imposed on Thais returning from South Korea

Thai citizens returning from South Korea, including those working there illegally, will have to undergo stringent screening measures on arrival in Thailand, similar to those imposed on visitors from the…

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No Thai law to mandate quarantine of Thais returning from South Korea – DPM Prawit

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said today that Thailand has no law that can force Thais, working illegally in South Korea, into quarantine upon their return. There has been widespread…

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Thai tour guide from S Korea confirmed as new COVID-19 case

The Thai Ministry of Public Health today reported an additional COVID-19 case, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 41. Public health permanent secretary Dr. Sukhum Kanchanapimai told…

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Thai tour guide from S Korea confirmed as new COVID-19 case

The Thai Ministry of Public Health today reported an additional COVID-19 case, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 41. Public health permanent secretary Dr. Sukhum Kanchanapimai told…

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59 returnees from S.Korea isolated as two new COVID-19 confirmed

Fifty-nine students and staff of Khon Kaen University have been quarantined at their lodgings for observation for 14 days after two of them were found to have a high fever…

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Workers wearing protective gears arrive to spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a market in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said his government had increased its anti-virus alert level by one notch to “Red,” the highest level. It allows for the temporary closure of schools and reduced operation of public transportation and flights to and from South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korean cases jump, China counts 150 more virus deaths

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reported another large jump in new virus cases Monday a day after the the president called for “unprecedented, powerful” steps to combat the…

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In sickness and in health: mass wedding defies virus fears

Thousands of couples — some in facemasks — tied the knot in a mass Unification Church wedding Friday, despite concerns in South Korea over the spread of the coronavirus outbreak….

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Three MoUs signed with S Korea during PM’s visit to S Korea

Three memoranda of understanding (MoU) were signed today between South Korea and Thailand during Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s official visit to the country, taking place from November 24th to November…

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Thailand to play China in 2019 Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship semi-final

South Korea beat Thailand 3-1 (25-20, 23-25, 25-17, 25-21) in the 2nd round of the 2019 Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship organised in South Korea on Friday, August 23.   Thailand…

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(Photo) South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (L) meets her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, August 1, 2019/ Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list

BANGKOK (Reuters) – South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a…

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Jurin to attend RCEP in a bid to form world’s biggest trading bloc

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit is scheduled to attend a ministerial conference on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in Beijing later this week, in a…

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Two Thai workers killed in road accident in South Korea

Two Thai workers were killed in South Korea when their passenger carrying 16 people of various nationalities skidded off a mountain road en route to a farm, the Korean Times…

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SK Group of South Korea to donate US$10 million to Laos

SK Group of South Korea, a major partner in the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy dam project whose partial collapse triggered a devastating flood that ravaged several villages in southeastern Laos, has…

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