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New Case A Returnee From Saudi Arabia

30 May, 2020

Quarantined student tested positive at first but showed symptoms 3 days later

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THAI Flights Put On Hold Until July

30 May, 2020

Thai Airways International (THAI) has decided to halt flights by the airline for another month and maintain salary cuts put in place after the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a THAI source.

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Bangkok’s Closest Beach Prepares To Reopen On Monday

29 May, 2020

Bang Saen beach will unveil the “new normal” for visits to the seaside when it reopens on Monday (June 1). The closest beach to Bangkok is expected to be flooded by visitors from Monday as people seek an escape from three months of lockdown.

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Pattaya Beaches, Koh Lan Reopen From Monday

29 May, 2020

Lounge chairs and umbrellas will return but with strict distancing

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No New Case Of COVID-19 In 65 Provinces Last Month

29 May, 2020

BANGKOK(NNT) - The Ministry of Public Health has indicated that the COVID-19 situation in Thailand is improving, with 65 provinces reporting no new cases in a month. However, the situation is not stable enough, as the government continues to screen people returning from abroad and is proactive in testing suspected cases.

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Lockdown Eased From Monday

29 May, 2020

Curfew hours shortened, more activities allowed

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11 New Covid Cases, All Back From Kuwait

29 May, 2020

The government on Friday reported 11 new cases of coronavirus 2019 disease (Covid-19), all returnees from Kuwait.

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Bangkok’s Grand Palace And Temple Of The Emerald Buddha To Re-open June 4th

29 May, 2020

Bangkok, 27 May, 2020, at 15.00 Hrs. – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide the latest update that the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) in Bangkok will be reopened Thursday, 4 June, 2020.

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THAI Claims It Owes Bt24 Billion In Unused Tickets

29 May, 2020

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) has reportedly estimated that it owes no more than Bt24 billion to passengers who have already bought tickets.

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Travel Agents Want Tourists In July

29 May, 2020

Travel agents are urging the government to open the country to international tourists in July by first allowing coronavirus-free nations to visit without the compulsory 14-day quarantine, along with requiring a health certificate and providing a free rapid test on arrival.

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Thailand’s Unsung Covid-19 Success Story

28 May, 2020

Kingdom has contained its outbreak better than most due to uniquely Thai factors but risks of a second wave are rising

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Complete End To Lockdown On July 1

28 May, 2020

State of emergency likely to end June 30

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Koh Lan Expected To Reopen In June

28 May, 2020

PATTAYA: The popular tourist island of Koh Lan is expected to reopen in June after being closed to the public for two months to help contain the spread of Covid-19.

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11 New Covid-19 Cases, All Returnees

28 May, 2020

The government on Thursday reported 11 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), all quarantined returnees from overseas and five of them masseurs, raising the total to 3,065.

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Why Thailand Isn't Reopening To International Tourists Yet

28 May, 2020

Bangkok (CNN) — With news that many countries in Europe are reopening to tourism in time for summer, travelers with their sights set on Asia are anxiously awaiting word on when they'll be given the green light to visit their favorite destination.

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Koh Samui Hotels Ready To Welcome Tourists

28 May, 2020

Many of Koh Samui‘s hotels have been preparing additional precautionary measures to ensure guests safety.

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Malls Set To Open For Longer

28 May, 2020

Shorter curfew also tipped next month

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TAT’s Health And Safety Scheme Gets Underway

27 May, 2020

BANGKOK, 27 May 2020: Hotels across Thailand from Phuket to Chiang Rai are rushing to fill in online forms to apply for a certification scheme that will endorse their safety and health status.

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Hotels Prepare To Welcome Back Guests

27 May, 2020

BANGKOK, 27 May 2020: Amidst record low occupancies, the hospitality industry in the Asia Pacific still has high hopes for early recovery of domestic demand and a gradual return of international guests when the coronavirus outbreak ends.

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Thai Airways Begins Bankruptcy Court Monitored Rehabilitation Process, No Longer State Enterprise

27 May, 2020

BANGKOK – The Cabinet has acknowledged the appointment of DPM Wissanu Krea-ngam as the chairman of the supervising committee on Thai Airways’ rehabilitation via the Bankruptcy Court, reporting periodically to the Cabinet.

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Unemployed Elephants: Some Return To The Wild, Others Sent To Work In Logging Business

27 May, 2020

The drop in tourism has had a huge impact on the elephants in Northern Thailand, leaving many elephants, you could say, unemployed. While some elephants are out of business and been taken back to their natural habitat, others are struggling in captivity and might be sent off to work in animal labour which some people may deem as unethical.

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9 More Covid-19 Patients, All Returnees

27 May, 2020

The government on Wednesday reported nine new coronavirus disease patients, all returnees staying in state quarantine facilities.

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Dengue Fever Sickens 1,034 In Korat, Two Deaths

27 May, 2020

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: An outbreak of dengue fever has killed two people and sickened more than 1,000 others in Nakhon Ratchasima since the start of the year, but the Covid-19 situation is under control, the provincial health chief said.

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Thai Smile Delays International Flights

26 May, 2020

BANGKOK, 26 May 2020: It looks like Thai Smile will not be flying any international services from its Bangkok home-base until late October.

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THAI Files For Bankruptcy

26 May, 2020

Thai Airways International (THAI) filed for bankruptcy at the Central Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday morning as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha formed a panel to monitor the flag carrier's financial rehabilitation.

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Country Under State Of Emergency Until June 30

26 May, 2020

The Cabinet resolved on Tuesday (May 26) to extend the state of emergency until the end of June, while Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin explained that the decree had been enforced in the first place because it allowed more than 40 laws to be tied together to allow for quick enforcement.

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Thailand Logs 3 More Covid Cases, No Deaths Tuesday

26 May, 2020

The government confirmed three new coronavirus cases -- all quarantined returnees -- and no additional deaths on Tuesday, a health ministry spokesman said.

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Tourism And Sports Ministry Seeks To Lift Domestic Lockdown

26 May, 2020

The Tourism and Sports Ministry wants to ask the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to lift the domestic tourism lockdown starting in June, as the industry prepared for new national safety and health standards with almost 1,500 operators applying for certification.

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Auto Visa Extension For Visitors Stranded In Thailand

25 May, 2020

BANGKOK, 25 May 2020: Thailand’s automatic visa extension for stranded foreigners continues up to 31 July the Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted on its website late last week.

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Thailand Reports 2 More Covid Cases, 1 Death Monday

25 May, 2020

The government confirmed two new coronavirus cases and one additional death on Monday, a health ministry spokesman said.

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