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5 More Covid Quarantine Cases Sunday

05 Jul, 2020

The government reported five new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, all of them in quarantine.

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Tourism Scheme Offering Discounts On Rooms, Restaurants And Flights Opens For Registration On July 15

05 Jul, 2020

The government’s tourism stimulus scheme "Rao Pai Tiew Gun" (Let’s travel together) will open for registration on July 15 with 5 million people eligible for discounts in hotel accommodation and eating in restaurants and 2 million people eligible for partial refund of flight cost.

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Boxing Matches Resume After Lockdown, But Audiences Stay Home

05 Jul, 2020

Boxing matches resumed on Saturday after more than three months as the nation eases its coronavirus lockdown, but fans of the popular sport will have to make do with watching on television for now.

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Temple Prepares For Rush Of Visitors Wanting To Pay Obeisance To Phra Phuttha Chinnarat

04 Jul, 2020

Many devotees and tourists flocked to pay their respects to Phra Phuttha Chinnarat at Wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat in Phitsanulok province on Saturday (July 4).

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Bangkok Condo Supply In Q2 Sees Sharp Fall Of Nearly 80 Per Cent

04 Jul, 2020

There has been a sharp decline in the number of new condominium projects in Bangkok in the second quarter of 2020, according to a Colliers International Thailand survey.

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SRT Deploys Additional Train Coaches To Accommodate Holiday Rush

04 Jul, 2020

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has attached additional passenger coaches to trains to facilitate travel during the Asalha Bucha and Buddhist Lent days from July 3 to 8 this year.

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Five New Cases In State Quarantine

04 Jul, 2020

No local transmission for 40 consecutive days

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Two Day Alcohol Sales Ban For Religious Holidays Starts Sunday

04 Jul, 2020

The Department of Disease Control in Thailand confirmed in a post on social media this morning that there is a 48 hour ban on the sales of all alcohol this weekend and the official dates will be July 5th and 6th, 2020.

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Suvarnabhumi Shows Off Quick Covid Tests

04 Jul, 2020

Results of B3,000 procedure take 90 minutes for selected foreigners allowed to enter country

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THAI Speeds Up Rehab Planning For Bankruptcy Court

04 Jul, 2020

Thai Airways International is speeding up formation of the business rehabilitation plan it will propose to the central bankruptcy court on August 17, said acting president Chansin Treenuchagron.

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Thai Cities Getting Pricier For Expats

04 Jul, 2020

Bangkok and Chiang Mai among top 30 in latest Asia survey, thanks to strong baht

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Local Tours Planned For Medical Tourists

03 Jul, 2020

Selected groups of foreign visitors from next month

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Bahrain Returnee Covid-infected

03 Jul, 2020

Covid-19 briefings reduced to twice a week

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Tollway Fees Exempted On Two Routes For Long Weekend

03 Jul, 2020

The Cabinet has approved waiver of toll fees for Motorway No 7 and No 9 from July 3 to 8 to facilitate travel during the long weekend holidays, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said on Thursday (July 2).

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Local Flights Pick Up Steam In North

03 Jul, 2020

Air traffic at the Chiang Mai international airport is picking up with more flights and passengers expected this month, said Amornrat Chumsai Na Ayutthaya, the airport director.

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CCSA Fears New Surge During Break

03 Jul, 2020

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is concerned that a mass exodus of Thais expected to travel to their provincial homes during the long holiday on July 4-7 could lead to a new surge in Covid-19 infections, spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin said.

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List Of ‘travel Bubble’ Countries Finalised Today Ahead Of Aug Reopening

02 Jul, 2020

Foreign tourists will be allowed back into the country in August under “travel bubble” arrangements, Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn confirmed on Thursday, (July 2).

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Phuket Nightlife Restarts With A Whimper

02 Jul, 2020

PHUKET: Entertainment venues on this southern tourist island reopened their doors with little fanfare on Wednesday night after the government further relaxed disease control measures.

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6 New Covid Quarantine Cases Thursday

02 Jul, 2020

The government on Thursday reported six new coronavirus cases detected in quarantine, taking the country to 38 days without a local transmission, while global Covid-19 cases rose at a record pace.

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2.7 Million In Thailand’s Tourism Sector Redundant By September – TTIC

02 Jul, 2020

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 about another 100,000 expected to be laid off in the third quarter of this year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Mr. Chairat Trairattanacharasporn, president of the Thai Tourism Industry Council, on Tuesday.

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Travel Bubble Scheme Drawn Up In 3 Phases

02 Jul, 2020

1,000 tourists a day in 5 provinces to start

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Fire Guts Pattaya's Sukhawadee House

01 Jul, 2020

PATTAYA: Sukhawadee House, a major tourist attraction, went up in flames on Wednesday morning, just as it was about to reopen its doors after being closed for four months by the coronavirus lockdown.

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More Returnees From Kuwait Found Infected With Coronavirus

01 Jul, 2020

The government on Wednesday reported two new cases of coronavirus disease infection, workers returning from Kuwait, raising the total to 3,173.

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Back To School

01 Jul, 2020

Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang on Wednesday (July 1) visited Prachaniwet Prathom and Prachaniwet Matthayom schools in Chatuchak district to check the implementation of Covid-19 prevention measures on the first day of the 2020 semester, which had been postponed since early this year due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Social Distancing Relaxed In MRT Trains From Today

01 Jul, 2020

MRT trains will relax from Wednesday social distancing practices that had been implemented to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Bangkok Expressway and Metro (BEM) and Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA), the train operators, said on Tuesday.

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IT&CMA Cancels 2020 Show

01 Jul, 2020

BANGKOK, 1 July 2020: IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific due to be hosted in Bangkok this September has been cancelled with new dates set for 28 to 30 September 2021 according to the organiser TTG Events.

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EU Opens Borders To 'safe' Countries Including Thailand

01 Jul, 2020

The European Union agreed Tuesday to reopen its borders to 15 countries excluding the virus-stricken US, as the pandemic accelerated globally with more than 505,000 deaths worldwide.

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Govt Bets On Local Tourism

01 Jul, 2020

Two packages worth B22.4bn approved

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Aviation Agency Issues List Of Travelers Allowed Into Thailand

30 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK — The civil aviation regulator on Monday night releases a list of traveler groups to be admitted into the country during the coronavirus pandemic.

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‘Deserted As Never Before’ Virus Knocks Thai Tourism Into Comatose

30 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Hotels are shuttered in the dark, bars are closed and empty food carts are seen around Bangkok’s once-bustling tourism associated street. Silence shrouds the city’s party land despite the easing COVID-19 lockdown measures.

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