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Seven New Cases Returnees From 3 Countries

18 Jul, 2020

92 still in hospitals, deaths remain at 58

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Covid-19 Test Results Negative So Far In Rayong, Bangkok

17 Jul, 2020

About 2,500 people were tested for Covid-19 in Rayong and Bangkok on Wednesday and Thursday following the double health scare, about half the results were in and so far all were negative, the Disease Control Department chief said on Friday.

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More Covid-19 Cases On Flight From Sudan

17 Jul, 2020

The government on Friday reported three new cases of coronavirus disease, all quarantined Thai returnees from Sudan on the same flight as a diplomat's infected daughter, raising total to 3,239.

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Heritage Stays Are Back In Hua Hin

17 Jul, 2020

Considered one of the grand hotels of the East, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin prepares to reopen its doors 24 July.

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Emirates’ A380s Return To The Skies

17 Jul, 2020

Emirates will deploy its A380 on its daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow starting from 1 August.

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Too-tight Virus Policy Is Strangling Economy, Experts Warn

17 Jul, 2020

Too-tight virus policy is strangling economy, experts warn Econ Jul 17. 2020 File photo File photo Facebook Twitter By The Nation Thailand should overcome concern of a second wave of Covid-19 and instead relax restrictions on foreign investors and tourists in order to shore up its falling economy, say a prominent investor and leading economist.

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Tourists Will Trickle Back 'once A Virus Cure Is Found'

17 Jul, 2020

The Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) is predicting the hard-hit tourism sector will start to recover once a Covid-19 vaccine is rolled out late next year.

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Baht Erodes Further After Somkid's Exit

17 Jul, 2020

Local currency Asia's weakest this year

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Boxing Is Back In Bangkok

16 Jul, 2020

The Rajdamnern Boxing Stadium in Bangkok on Wednesday (July 15) reopened for a boxing match for the first time after being shut down in March.

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More Quarantined Returnees Test Positive

16 Jul, 2020

The government on Thursday reported four new cases of Covid-19 disease among quarantined returnees from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and the United States.

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Covid Tests Negative For 1,603 People In Rayong, Bangkok

16 Jul, 2020

There was no infection found among the 1,603 people tested for Covid-19 after being in places visited by an infected Egyptian soldier in Rayong and the infected young daughter of a diplomat in Bangkok.

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Thailand Tightens Quarantine Rule

16 Jul, 2020

Thailand now requires diplomats and their families to undergo a Covid-19 test at the airport before they are allowed to enter the country.

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Infection Keeps Visitors From Rayong

16 Jul, 2020

Tourism in the eastern region of the country has been slowed by local panic over a new uncontrolled case of infection in Rayong, with operators asking the government to take serious action to stop further damage.

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Caught In New Virus Fear, Koh Samet Is Empty Of Tourists Again

15 Jul, 2020

The popular tourist island of Koh Samet saw a sharp drop in visitors after news broke that a coronavirus-infected Egyptian visited public spaces on the mainland, business operators said.

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Five More Returnees Infected

15 Jul, 2020

The government on Wednesday reported five new cases of coronavirus disease, all quarantined returnees.

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Thailand's Football League Season In Balance

15 Jul, 2020

Clubs asked to decide fate of '20 campaign

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Thai Vietjet Back With Lunchtime Sale

15 Jul, 2020

Thai Vietjet will sell 500,000 tickets for as low as THB50 (approximately USD1.59) for travel on domestic routes in Thailand.

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Minor Group Rep On Tourism Future: ‘We Really Need A Travel Bubble’

15 Jul, 2020

The director of a major hotel chain in Thailand on Tuesday urged the government to reopen the country’s borders to international tourists under special travel agreements.

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Rayong Locals Irate Over Covid Case

15 Jul, 2020

'Lack of warning' over Egyptian group

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Plug Virus Loopholes, Orders PM

15 Jul, 2020

Egyptian saga triggers 'privileges' review

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Jomtien Beach Being Widened Under Bt1.1bn Project

14 Jul, 2020

Jomtien Beach in Pattaya is being widened under a Bt1.1-billion project to replenish a vast expanse of sand eroded over the years by the sea.

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Visits By Foreign Diplomats, Business Reps Suspended

14 Jul, 2020

Loopholes being plugged in quarantine measures

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Egyptian Embassy Blamed For Quarantine Dodgers

14 Jul, 2020

The government said on Tuesday the Egyptian embassy dodged quarantine for its 31-strong military party visiting Rayong province, and 1,889 local people who went to the same malls as the Egyptian who tested positive for Covid-19 now face home quarantine.

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7 New Covid Cases Tuesday

14 Jul, 2020

The government reported that seven new imported cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, all Thai nationals who recently returned from abroad -- six from Egypt and one from the US. The death toll remained at 58.

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Pattaya Businesses Are Now In Survival Mode For The Rest Of 2020

14 Jul, 2020

Pattaya may not have been the city built on rock and roll, but it was certainly created to cope with huge numbers. Perhaps 15 million foreign visitors in 2019. But the pesky virus has abruptly ended that scenario with the Tourism Council of Thailand now predicting that one third of tourist-orientated business may be permanently shuttered.

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THAI Delays Startup

14 Jul, 2020

Expectations that Thai International may resume flights in August are fading fast after the airline extended its suspension until 1 September at the earliest.

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AirAsia Trials New Domestic Routes

14 Jul, 2020

AirAsia is introducing two domestic cross-region routes: Chiang Mai-Hua Hin and Udon Thani-Hua Hin, to stimulate domestic tourism in Thailand.

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Israel, Thailand Ink Deal To Import 25,000 Farm Workers

14 Jul, 2020

The Israeli and Thai governments signed on Monday an agreement to enable the arrival of 25,000 agricultural workers from Thailand to Israel, the Israeli foreign ministry said.

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Covid-19 Cases Trigger Inquiry

14 Jul, 2020

CCSA acts after girl, soldier contract virus

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Temporary Immigration Hub Opens Doors

14 Jul, 2020

A temporary immigration service centre is now up and running at Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi province to alleviate congestion at the Immigration Bureau as foreigners flock to seek short-stay extensions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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