Bangkok Night Club COVID-19

You are special, you will not get infected… so what should we do with you?

For some reason, many people have this mentality, that they will not get infected with the virus that has been rampaging around the world since early 2020. Elites attend exclusive…

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Thai government allows food to be sent to IDPs in Myanmar

Thai authorities are allowing local civic groups to send basic food and supplies to displaced Karen villagers fleeing Myanmar army attacks along the border with Thailand. Five boats filled with…

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26 new COVID-19 cases and 122 additional recoveries in Thailand

Thailand recorded 26 new COVID-19 cases and 122 additional recoveries today (Thursday), according to the CCSA. Of the 26 new cases, 21 are locally-acquired infections, including 8 cases found during…

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The nature trail winds its way into the middle of the swampland at Sirindhorn Peat Swamp Forest Nature Research and Study Centre, Narathiwat province. (photo by Phoowadon Duangmee)

Swampland Secret

Visitors to Narathiwat are guaranteed to find serenity in the Sirindhorn Peat Swamp Forest Like the few ancient forests that remain around the world, Thailand’s last peat swamp forest abounds…

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Aircraft drop water to help fight forest fires in two districts of Chiang Mai

Two helicopters, from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and an air force (RTAF) transport plane, have been helping to control forest fires in Doi Saket and Samoeng districts…

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Thai police brace for fresh protests at Government House this afternoon

Police have set up barricades, using cargo containers, and blocked road access to Government House again, in anticipation of another protest this late afternoon by followers of the anti-establishment Ratsadon…

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Thailand records 48 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

Thailand reported 48 new COVID-19 cases and 66 recoveries today (Tuesday), according to the CCSA. Of the new infections, 27 are locally-acquired, which include 17 in Bangkok, 8 in Samut…

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39 new COVID-19 cases as new Saphan Soong cluster emerges

Thailand recorded 39 new COVID-19 cases today (Monday), as health officials keep a close watch on a new cluster in the Saphan Soong district of Bangkok, related to the Bang…

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Car bomb explodes in tourist police vehicle in Yala

A tourist police car was wrecked by an explosion on the Yala to Betong Road, in the Ban-nang-sata district of Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala last night, injuring two police…

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134 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Friday

Thailand recorded 134 new COVID-19 cases, including 128 locally-acquired infections and 6 cases among arrivals from abroad, on Friday. Of the locally-acquired infections, Bangkok saw the most cases, with 82…

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Thailand investigates a post-COVID-19 inoculation death

Thai public health officials are investigating the death of a COVID-19 vaccine recipient. Vice Minister of Public Health, Dr. Sophon Mekthon, said Friday that the fatality was one of two…

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Cooling down in the summer heat

A look at some of the best known and rare Thai dishes that scream out for eating in the hottest season When the temperature soars, most of us make for…

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69 new COVID-19 cases recorded today, with a new cluster related to a confectioner

Thailand recorded 69 new COVID-19 cases today (Wednesday), including 17 in a cluster linked to a confectioner in the Bang Khun Thian district of Bangkok. CCSA assistant Spokesperson, Dr. Apisamai…

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297 COVID cases among illegal immigrants at detention centres in Bangkok

An additional 297 illegal immigrants from Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia, currently being held in Bangkok immigration detention centres in Bang Khen and Suan Plu, have been found to be infected…

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Walk-A-Tif: Multicultural Society in Bangkok Part 2

Thai society is diverse, people of different faiths live together peacefully. For example, this Charoenkrung neighborhood where the faithful of 3 religions have co-existed for more than a century. Have…

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Rare pink dolphins spotted in Thailand’s Mu Ko Ang Thong national park

Four rare pink dolphins were spotted swimming in the seas off Ao Kha beach yesterday (Thursday), on Wua Ta Lub Island of Surat Thani, by officials of the Mu Ko…

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Another death and 92 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand today

Thailand recorded one more death from COVID-19 and 92 new cases today (Thursday), including 40 in Samut Sakhon province and 21 in Bangkok. According to the CCSA, there are 78…

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City Hall starts mass inoculations related to Bang Khae markets

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has started the vaccination of vendors who are close to those already infected in the six markets in Bang Khae district of Bangkok, family members…

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107 COVID-19 cases linked to Bang Khae markets, 78 new cases recorded today

The Bang Khae market COVID-19 cluster has, so far, increased to 107 infections in Bangkok, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Phetchaburi and Samut Sakhon, as Thailand recorded 78 new COVID-19 cases…

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Sea turtle found dead after eating plastic waste

Plastic waste and a black liquid (assumed to be crude oil) are among the items found in the stomach of a green sea turtle carcass found on a beach in…

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Songkran festivities may be allowed without water splashing

Songkran festivities may be allowed this year, but without water splashing. This will, however, have to be proposed to and sanctioned by the CCSA first. The Secretary General of the…

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7 day quarantine for arrivals from abroad with vaccination certificate from April, excluding S. Africa

The Thai National Communicable Disease Committee has decided to shorten the mandatory quarantine period for vaccinated people arriving from abroad, from 14 to 7 days, effective from April, with the…

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64 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand recorded 64 new COVID-19 cases today, including 41 cases in Samut Sakhon province alone, according to the CCSA. Of the new infections, 54 are locally-acquired infections and 10 cases…

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Another death and 54 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand

One more fatality and 54 new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Thailand today, according to the CCSA. The fatality was a 63-year old diabetic Bangkok resident who suffered from hypertension…

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319 Thais injected with Sinovac vaccine on Sunday, no severe side effects case yet

Altogether 319 Thais, including Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, were given Sinovac vaccine injections on Sunday and, so far, there has not been a single case of severe side effects….

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The rilateral discussion between Thai, Myanmar and Indonesia Foreign Affair Ministers on February 24, 2021, in Bangkok.

Thailand says it supports peace and stability in Myanmar

Thailand is supporting peace and stability in Myanmar, which is in line with the desires of ASEAN and the international community, said the Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson, Thanee Saengrat. There…

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Natural sparkling water to be distributed free of charge in Kanchanaburi

Naturally carbonated water, from underground sources in Huay Krajao district of Thailand’s Kanchanaburi, will be distributed to people in the district, on a trial basis, free of charge on Wednesday…

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89 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Monday

Thailand recorded 89 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, including 73 locally-acquired infections and 16 among arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, said CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan at the…

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Passengers on the BTS Skytrain wear face masks. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Thailand records 82 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

The CCSA reported 82 new COVID-19 cases in Thailand on Saturday, including 71 locally-acquired and 11 among arrivals from abroad in state quarantine. Of the new local infections, 35 were…

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Thailand records 130 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Friday

COVID-19 has claimed another life today and 130 new infections have been recorded, according to the CCSA. CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan said that the death was that of…

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150 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Thursday

Thailand recorded 150 new COVID-19 cases and 249 more recoveries today, pushing cumulative infections, since early last year, to 25,111, according to the CCSA. CCSA deputy spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan…

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Opposition chief whip promises harsher debate today

Thailand’s opposition chief whip Suthin Klangsaeng admitted today (Wednesday) that the censure speeches yesterday by opposition MPs were not direct enough and promised that today will be different. “Yesterday’s debate…

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Thailand records 175 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

New COVID-19 infections in Thailand today (Wednesday) soared back into three-digits with 175 cases, compared to yesterday’s 72, with Pathum Thani having the most at 82, followed by 73 cases…

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Most Thais willing to take COVID-19 vaccine

   

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Thailand records two more deaths, 143 new COVID cases

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported two more deaths from COVID-19 and 143 new cases today (Monday). According to CCSA deputy spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan, one of the…

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Small pro-government parties to vote independently after censure debate

Eleven small pro-government parties have opted out of a meeting of coalition parties, scheduled today (Saturday) and tomorrow, to make preparations for the defence of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and…

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A mother wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus applies a sanitiser to her child while riding the BTS Skytrain in Bangkok in January 5, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Thailand records 126 new COVID-19 cases and 970 new recoveries today

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) recorded 126 new COVID-19 cases and 970 new recoveries today (Saturday). Of the new infections, 116 were locally-acquired and 10 are among arrivals…

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Parliament to deliberate charter changes while Constitutional Court ruling is pending

The Thai parliament will press ahead with deliberation ofcharter amendment bills for their second reading, scheduled for February 24th and 25th, without waiting for a ruling from the Constitutional Court,…

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Thailand records 175 new COVID-19 cases on Friday

The CCSA reported 175 new COVID-19 cases and 411 new recoveries in Thailand today (Friday). Of the new cases, 167 were locally-acquired, including 120 discovered through proactive screening, and 47…

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490 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand on Saturday, including 450 in Samut Sakhon

Thailand recorded 490 new COVID-19 cases, including 450 in the coastal province of Samut Sakhon alone on Saturday. CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Panprapa Yongtrakul said, during today’s COVID-19 situation briefing, that…

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Two Samut Sakhon sub-districts put on strict lockdown to prevent spread of COVID-19

The Samut Sakhon provincial administration has decided to lock down two sub-districts in Muang district, including four major factories, where more than 7,000 employees, mostly migrant workers, are infected with…

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2 districts of Maha Sarakham declared Red Zones as Thailand records 795 new COVID-19 cases today

The Muang and Kantharavichai districts of the northeastern province of Maha Sarakham have been declared Red Zones, and 17 high-risk venues have been closed, after a cluster of 21 COVID-19…

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Thailand needs to find the infected as early as possible

Thailand’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) explained today (Monday) that Thailand is entering phase 2 of the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. This week, proactive screening will continue as intensely…

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Just cruisin’ along

The new electric boat service on Klong Phadung Krungkasem makes a lovely change from the humdrum of Bangkok’s streets As the EV boat leaves Hua Lamphong pier and sails steadily…

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Crazy about croissants

Seems Thais just can’t have enough of the French crescent-shaped pastry Decades ago, if someone predicted that Thais would happily queue for hours to buy croissants just as they once did…

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Samut Prakan records 20 more COVID-19 cases on Saturday

Twenty people, including 18 employees of a factory in the Bang Bor-Bang Phli industrial zone in Samut Prakan, were been found to be infected with COVID-19 on Saturday. Samut Prakan…

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More COVID-19 infections expected among migrant workers in Samut Sakhon

More COVID-19 infections among Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand’s coastal province of Samut Sakhon are expected to be found in the coming days, as the number of new cases being…

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This photo taken on September 20, 2019 shows a fisherman on the Laos side of the Mekong River near Huay Xai town in Bokeo province, with the Thai province of Chiang Rai in the background. – Ninety-seven kilometres of rocks in Thai waters stand between Beijing and dominance over the Mekong, a mighty river that feeds millions as it threads south from the Tibetan plateau through five countries before emptying into the South China Sea. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

The Mekong report China doesn’t want to see

The Mekong river is a life line of millions of people in six countries. In the past few years, however, life has been very difficult for people who depend on…

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This picture taken on January 27, 2012 shows a Buddhist monk looking at a board showing a map of a deep sea port project in Mayingyi, part of the Dawei Special Economic Zone development, a planned 50 billion USD deep sea port and factory development led by a Thai industrial giant, in southern Myanmar. Anger is growing in villages earmarked to be flattened for a huge industrial area in south Myanmar as activists step up the pressure amid signs that the project may be faltering. (Photo by Soe Than WIN / AFP)

Myanmar cancels Thai investment in controversial mega-port

Myanmar on Monday announced it was cancelling contracts with a Thai industrial giant to work on a controversial deep sea port project. The Dawei mega-project was touted as a way…

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One death and 230 new COVID-19 cases recorded Saturday in Thailand

Another COVID-19 patient has died as 230 new infections are recorded today in Thailand. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said that the victim, the country’s 70th so far, was a…

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Thai workers look at job advertisements displayed at the Labour Ministry in Bangkok.(Photo by PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL / AFP)

Household debt in Thailand highest in 12 years

COVID-19 can be blamed for pushing Thai household debt to its highest level in 12 years, around 480,000 baht per household, said The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce…

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This handout from the Badminton Association of Thailand taken and released on January 10, 2021 shows an official wearing a face mask and shield while cleaning the net as a preventive measure against the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, ahead of the Thailand Open badminton tournament in Bangkok. (Photo by Handout / BADMINTON ASSOCIATION OF THAILAND / AFP) / —–EDITORS NOTE — RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / BADMINTON ASSOCIATION OF THAILAND ” – NO MARKETING – NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Bubble badminton: tour returns behind closed doors in Bangkok

A wretched spell for badminton ends at this week’s Thailand Open, where players will emerge from hotel quarantine to restart the world tour in bubble conditions in Bangkok. The world’s…

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Thailand’s Buri Ram records its first COVID-19 case in 280 days

Thailand’s northeastern province of Buri Ram recorded its first COVID-19 case in 280 consecutive days on Wednesday, according to CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin. The Facebook page of the Buri…

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Thailand records one fatality and 305 more COVID-19 cases

Thailand recorded 305 COVID-19 cases today (Thursday), bringing the national total to 9,636. There was also one more fatality, a bedridden 88 year old who was also suffering from cancer….

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Visitors to 11 locations told to report to officials as alarm over COVID-19 grows

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) today asked anyone who visited areas in five provinces since December 15th to report immediately via the BKKcovid19 website so that city officials can contact them….

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Attendees at a New Year event Chiang Mai pub told to get COVID-19 tests

Customers who visited a popular pub in Chiang Mai province, to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, have been told to report immediately to the Lanna and Nakhon Ping…

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Thai PM imposes lockdown restrictions in 28 “Red Zone” provinces from Monday

A set of lockdown measures, which include travel restrictions, voluntary working from home, school closures, a ban on serving alcohol in restaurants and on all crowd-attracting activities, especially in 28…

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Samut Sakhon reports 541 new COVID-19 cases Sunday afternoon

Samut Sakhon, Thailand’s coastal hot spot in the new wave of COVID-19 infections, has reported 541 cases in a single day, according to the provincial health office this afternoon (Sunday)….

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Thailand records 315 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

COVID-19 infections in Thailand increase by 315 today, compared to yesterday’s 216, bringing the total to 7,694, since the first outbreak early last year. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin said…

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First four cases of UK variant strain of coronavirus found in Thailand

The fast-spreading variant of the virus which causes COVID-19, first identified in the UK, has been found in Thailand in a family of four Britons who arrived from Kent, in…

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Chen Yufei (L) and Chen Long of China attend a press conference ahead of the Thomas and Uber Cups badminton tournament in Bangkok on May 19, 2018. (Photo by Romeo GACAD / AFP)

Thailand pledges ‘world’s safest’ badminton as China pull out

Thailand’s badminton chief pledged that next month’s restart tournaments will be the “safest in the world” after heavyweights China withdrew because of coronavirus restrictions. China’s pull-out blows a big hole…

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Thailand could manufacture COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2021

The Faculty of Medicine of Chulalongkorn University is expected to begin the first phase of candidate COVID-19 vaccine trials in humans next April. Should the vaccine candidate pass phase 1…

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Two new COVID-19 infection clusters reported in Thailand

Thailand’s Disease Control Department has reported two new clusters of COVID-19 infections, one involving 19 big bike enthusiasts, who had gathered for a celebration on Lanta Island in the southern…

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110 new COVID-19 cases recorded today in Thailand, with 60 linked to Samut Sakhon

Thailand recorded 110 new COVID-19 cases today, including 94 locally acquired infections and 16 arrivals from abroad in state quarantine. The CCSA’s Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin said that, of the 94…

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Thailand records 427 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday

Thailand recorded another daily surge in new COVID-19 infections today with 427 cases, including 413 related to Samut Sakhon, according to the CCSA. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin told a…

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new Soft Coral Thailand

Two new and rare soft coral species found in the Gulf of Thailand

Marine researchers from Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Science have recently found two new soft coral species, the first of their kind, in the sea around Samae San Island, in the…

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A man has his temperature taken as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus at the Ministry of Transport at the border crossing over the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot in Tak province.

Three border camps, for 70,000 displaced people from Myanmar, locked down

About 70,000 displaced people from Myanmar, who have taken refuge in three border camps in Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak, have been barred from leaving after one of them was…

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Pandemic respite for Thai ‘sea gypsies’ threatened by mass tourism

Coronavirus has wrought havoc across the world, but for Thailand’s “sea gypsies” it has brought welcome respite from the threat of mass tourism. Since the pandemic began, life has been…

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Thai king calls for unity after protesters turn back on motorcade

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn told well-wishers of the importance of unity as he marked the opening of a new railway line on Saturday, after thousands of protesters…

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Tourism industry asks government to reconsider travel bubble

The former president of Thailand Hotels Association, Supawan Thanomkietipumi, is proposing the government reconsider the “Travel Bubble” as a way to help revive tourism. Supawan said there is demand in…

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Thailand records one death and eight new COVID-19 cases on Friday

Thailand reported its latest death from COVID-19, the 60th since the outbreak of the contagion, as eight new infections were also recorded today, according to the CCSA. The fatality was…

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Living the life as an expat in Thailand

For expats in Thailand, paradise can be full of pitfalls   Life in Thailand is a daily adventure for most expats, an obstacle course of delicious but fiery cuisine, locals’ laidback mai…

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SRT and Chinese firm sign contract for rail, electrical systems and carriages for HST project

The State Railways of Thailand (SRT) signed a 50-billion baht contract, with China Railway International Company Limited, today for the installation of rail, electrical systems and procurement of train carriages…

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Will special Parliament session be a time-buying tactic?

Most observers hold little hope that next week’s extraordinary parliamentary session will lead to concrete solutions satisfactory to both sides in Thailand’s ongoing political conflict. Critics said the move to…

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11 schools in Mae Sot closed as health officials conduct random COVID-19 tests

Eleven municipal schools, in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak, are closed today as health workers spray them with disinfectant. Meanwhile, health officials are conducting random COVID-19…

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Five new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand

Thailand has recorded five new COVID-19 cases among foreign arrivals and Thai returnees in state quarantine today. According to the CCSA, one is a 26-year old Filipino, who arrived in…

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Thailand records five new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine

Thailand has recorded five new COVID-19 cases today (Wednesday), including one Thai soldier returning from South Sudan and another Thai arriving from Kuwait, who had been infected by the virus…

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Six new COVID-19 cases recorded in quarantine in Thailand

Thailand recorded six new COVID-19 infections today, all among Thais who have returned from abroad and are in state quarantine. According to the CCSA, two new cases are an 8-year…

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Thailand removed from UK’s mandatory COVID-19 quarantine list

From this Saturday, Thailand will be dropped from the United Kingdom’s quarantine list, which means that travelers, from Thailand to England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, need not be quarantined…

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Ten new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine recorded in Thailand

Thailand today reports ten new COVID-19 cases, most are Thai arrivals from abroad in state quarantine, including a one-year old girl. According to the CCSA, the ten new infections arrived…

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A Japanese film producer is the only new COVID-19 infection in Thailand today

Thailand recorded one new COVID-19 case today (Wednesday), among returnees from abroad currently in state quarantine. According to the CCSA, the new case is a 38-year old Japanese film producer…

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Four French tourists allowed into Phuket as part of a trial reopening

Four French tourists recently arrived in Phuket on a private jet and were approved to enter Thailand by the CCSA, to test the readiness of COVID-19 preventive measures on the…

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British teacher in quarantine is only new COVID infection in Thailand

Thailand today recorded one new COVID-19 case in quarantine in Bangkok. According to the CCSA, the new infection is a 29-year old British language teacher working in Thailand.  She arrived…

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The Royal Thai Navy held a press conference on Monday to defend the submarine deal. (Photo from Thai Royal Navy)

Submarine row threatens to become political time bomb  

Debate on whether Thailand needs submarines is raging again after a House subcommittee on budget scrutiny last Friday voted 5-4 along party lines to back the Navy’s Bt22.5-billion plan to…

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Thailand records one new COVID-19 case in state quarantine

Thailand today recorded one new COVID-19 infection among returnees in state quarantine, while eight more people have recovered from the disease and returned home. According to the CCSA, the new…

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Five new COVID-19 infections reported in quarantine

Thailand today recorded five new COVID-19 cases among those who have returned from abroad and are in state quarantine. According to the CCSA’s daily briefing on the COVID-19 situation in…

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Medical professor recommends delay of travel bubble for at least 6 months

The travel bubble plan, which would allow small groups of foreign tourists to visit Thailand, should be shelved for at least another six months, because of the high-risk of COVID-19…

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Five new quarantined COVID-19 cases recorded today in Thailand

Thailand today recorded five new COVID-19 cases, all among those in quarantine after returning from abroad, as the CCSA decides to stop counting the days that Thailand is free from…

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Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during a conference to commemorate the 40th anniversary of China’s Reform and Opening Up policy at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday.

President Xi stresses economic cooperation with Thailand

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed deepening economic and trade cooperation with Thailand and Singapore while continuing to jointly fight the pandemic with the two countries. CGTN of China…

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Two new COVID-19 infections recorded in Thailand

Thailand recorded two new COVID-19 cases today, both Thais returning from abroad and in state quarantine, but no new fatalities. CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Panprapha Yongtrakul said that one is…

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Govt infighting deflates optimism

Everyone has to be worried about a recent opinion poll, which escaped general attention largely but probably best summarizes how deep the Thai politics is in dire straits.   Thais…

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Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Yang Xin (third from left), charge d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy to Thailand, during a ceremony at the Government House to hand over Covid-19 test kits and surgical masks on Monday.

Chinese PM Li Keqiang hails Chinese-Thai relationship

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has hailed China’s relationship with Thailand and vowed to further advance ties with Thailand and other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, according to CGTN….

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Thailand records two new coronavirus infections, no new deaths

Thailand recorded two new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, both among returnees from abroad, but no new fatalities. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said that the two new patients, Thai males…

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2.7 million in Thailand’s tourism sector redundant by September – TTIC

Confidence among Thailand’s tourism business operators fell to the lowest level in a decade during the second quarter of 2020, with about 2.6 million workers already out of work and…

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Two new quarantined COVID-19 cases are recorded in Thailand

Thailand recorded two new COVID-19 case today, both among returnees in state quarantine, but no new fatalities. According to the CCSA, the new patients are Thai men, aged 27 and…

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EU to allow in visitors from Thailand

Thailand is among 14 countries whose citizens are deemed “safe” to be let into EU from 1 July, despite the pandemic, according to BBC. It said the US, Brazil and…

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Thailand records one new COVID-19 infection

Thailand recorded one new COVID-19 case today, among quarantined returnees from abroad, and no new fatalities. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said that the new patient is a 31-year old…

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WHO reports largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases worldwide

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases to date. New infections today were 141,794 with 3,636 fatalities. The United States is still leading…

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A mask seller wearing a mask stands in a street market in Bangkok.

Thailand’s impressive battle against COVID-19 result of decades-long efforts

It has taken Thailand more than 50 years to develop the healthcare system whose strengths shone out in the global fight against COVID-19. Thailand won praise from all sides, including…

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Thailand records no new COVID-19 infections or deaths for third day

No new COVID-19 cases or deaths were reported in Thailand for the third day in a row on Wednesday. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin said today that cumulative infections in…

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