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Gov’t Rejects Substitute Songkran Holidays In July

25 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK — PM Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday said the government formally turned down a proposal to hold the canceled Thai New Year holidays in July.

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BoT Forecasts Record Contraction

25 Jun, 2020

Panel keeps policy rate on hold at 0.50%

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50,000 Select Foreigners To Start Arriving Next Week

24 Jun, 2020

The first group of foreigners to be allowed to enter Thailand will comprise business representatives, skilled workers, experts, people with Thai families, teachers, students and patients who agree to quarantine, according to the government.

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A Suspect Package Sent Six People To The Hospital And Caused An Evacuation -- Its Contents Turned Out To Be Some Very Smelly Fruit

24 Jun, 2020

(CNN)Twelve German postal workers received medical treatment and dozens more were evacuated due to a pungent suspect package -- which turned out to be a shipment of the notoriously smelly durian fruit.

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More Thai Routes Open As Airlines Ease Out Of Lockdown

24 Jun, 2020

The Department of Airports is overseeing a steady increase in the number of routes and flights offered by two airlines, while new routes will open after the fourth phase of lockdown easing.

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One New Case, No Local Infections

24 Jun, 2020

The government on Wednesday reported one new case of coronavirus disease, a returnee from the Philippines already in quarantine.

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Cabinet Approves 4-day Weekend In July

24 Jun, 2020

The cabinet on Tuesday approved extra public holidays for Asarnha Bucha Day and Buddhist Lent, making a 4-day weekend from July 4-7.

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Airlines To Get New Relief Measures

24 Jun, 2020

Parking fees waived, airport fees slashed

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Orphaned Teen Paints Landscapes Of His Town For College Money

23 Jun, 2020

KALASIN — With each painting of lush wet rice fields with leaping catfish, each blooming lotus pond with palms in the background brings one 18-year-old boy closer to his dream of being an architect – and preserving his hometown’s beautiful environment.

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5 New Covid Cases, No Deaths Tuesday

23 Jun, 2020

The government reported five new imported coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Tuesday, the 29th consecutive day with no confirmed local transmissions of Covid-19 and taking the total number of infections in Thailand to 3,156 with 58 deaths since January.

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Rejuvenated Khao Yai National Park To Reopen July 1

23 Jun, 2020

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Khao Yai National Park, which is set to reopen to tourists from July 1, has regenerated well during the time it has been closed to help contain the Covid-19 pandemic, park director Maj Narin Pinsakul said on Tuesday.

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Road Accidents Slow By 13 Per Cent In May

23 Jun, 2020

The number of road accidents decreased by 13 per cent last month, the Department of Highways reported.

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Nightspots Cry Foul At Curbs List

23 Jun, 2020

'Distancing' will ruin us, warn operators

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Confirmed: Investors, Medical Tourists To Be Allowed In First

22 Jun, 2020

It was confirmed on Monday that investors and businessmen based in Thailand, and medical tourists, would probably be the first foreigners allowed in when the kingdom gradually reopens its doors to outsiders.

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Thailand Logs 3 New Covid Cases, No Deaths Monday

22 Jun, 2020

The government reported three new coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Monday, the 28th consecutive day with no confirmed local transmissions of Covid-19 and taking the total number of infections in Thailand to 3,151 with 58 deaths since January.

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U-Tapao Stays On Course To Becoming Aviation Hub In Future

22 Jun, 2020

The development of U-Tapao Airport and Eastern Aviation City is set to take off after U-Tapao International Aviation Co Ltd (BBS Group) signed a joint investment agreement with Eastern Economic Corridor Office of Thailand (EECO) on June 19, with the goal of making U-Tapao an aviation hub.

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AOT To Cut Costs At Suvarnabhumi After THAI Downsizing

22 Jun, 2020

Suvarnabhumi Airport plans to reduce the number of check-in counters and hangar space to cut cost following the downsizing by national flag carrier Thai Airways (THAI).

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CCSA Promises Reopening Of Nightlife Venues

21 Jun, 2020

Opening of pubs, bars and karaoke palours expected July 1

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Thailand Reports 1 Imported Virus Case, No Deaths Sunday

21 Jun, 2020

Thailand on Sunday reported one new coronavirus case, a Thai boy who returned from overseas, and no additional deaths.

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New Case Quarantined Thai From Bahrain

20 Jun, 2020

The government on Saturday reported a new case of coronavirus disease infection (Covid-19), a Thai returning from Bahrain and in state quarantine, raising the total to 3,147 with no new deaths.

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Khao San Road Counts Down To The Return Of Good Times

20 Jun, 2020

Some shops and venues along Khao San Road have started catering to night visitors again, but far from the bustle of the past the famous road is mostly quiet.

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Trees Cut, Moved To Make Way For Grand Palace Tourist Tunnel

20 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK — Dozens of trees near the Grand Palace were cut, moved, or shorn of its branches earlier this week to make way for construction of an underpass.

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Bid To Get 'back Up, Running'

20 Jun, 2020

Japan, China voice 'travel bubble' interest

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Avani Pattaya Resort Is Back And So Are The Good Times

19 Jun, 2020

Avani Pattaya Resort (www.avanihotels.com/pattaya) is excited to welcome travellers back to Pattaya’s sunny shores on 19 June 2020. The ‘Comeback Package’ offers a host of benefits for Thai residents.

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New And ‘beautified’ Khaosan Road To Reopen In August

19 Jun, 2020

Khaosan Road is set to reopen in August after a clean-up and renovation during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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More Students Who Returned From Saudi Arabia Found Infected

19 Jun, 2020

The government on Friday reported five new cases of coronavirus disease, all Thai students who had returned from Saudi Arabia on the same flight.

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International Flights May Resume By September: Aviation Chief

19 Jun, 2020

BANGKOK — International flights are likely to resume as late as September, a top civilian aviation regulator said Wednesday.

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More Talks Urged On Travel Bubbles

19 Jun, 2020

Slack standards in other countries a risk

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Korat Motorway To Open By Year’s End

18 Jun, 2020

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A new motorway linking Bangkok with this northeastern province will be open for motorists by the end of this year, a Highways Department official said on Thursday.

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Today Marks Three Months In A Row That Pattaya’s World Famous Nightlife Has Been Shut, As Owners Ask-how Much Longer?

18 Jun, 2020

Today, June 18, 2020, marks three months in a row that Pattaya’s world famous nightlife and entertainment industry has been shut by the Thai Government due to Covid-19 concerns.

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