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Coronavirus: Domestic Flight Fares May Increase By 80%

25 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK — As domestic commercial flights are set to resume in May, ticket prices could nearly double following the Thai Civil Aviation Authority’s new regulations for fare calculations.

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Thailand Logs 53 New Cases, One Death

25 Apr, 2020

Active case finding stepped up after 42 detained migrants found infected in Songkhla

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Thousands More Thais To Be Repatriated Before Month’s End

24 Apr, 2020

More than 200 Thai nationals will return to Thailand by air on Friday (April 24), as the government prepares quarantine facilities for thousands of overseas Thais being repatriated before the end of this month.

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15 New Covid Cases, No New Deaths

24 Apr, 2020

The government on Friday reported 15 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), raising the national total to 2,854. There were no new deaths.

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NSC Mulls Easing Of Lockdown

24 Apr, 2020

The National Security Council (NSC) is expected to present a proposal for the extension of the state of emergency to the prime minister on Monday, with some current restrictions to be relaxed to allow some businesses and daily activities to resume amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Covid-19 Pushes Plastic Waste Rise

24 Apr, 2020

Virus is not only harming public health but the environment as well

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Safety Clamps As Flights Resume

24 Apr, 2020

No food or drinks on domestic routes

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One-Month-Old Baby Recovers From Coronavirus In Thailand

23 Apr, 2020

A one-month-old Thai baby, has become Thailand’s youngest coronavirus patient, to successfully recovered from Covid-19. Because a team of medics and the use of a cocktail of antiviral drugs, a doctor said on Wednesday.

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Thai Lion Air To Resume Commercial Domestic Flights

23 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — A local affiliate of the Indonesian budget carrier Thai Lion Air will become one of the first airlines to resume operations for domestic flights on May 1 after the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak forced the airline to suspend operations since March 25.

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Thailand Logs 13 New Covid-19 Cases, 1 Death Thursday

23 Apr, 2020

The government on Thursday reported 13 new coronavirus (Covid-19) patients, raising the total to 2,839, and one more death, bringing the accumulated toll to 50.

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Last Covid Patient Discharged In Hua Hin

23 Apr, 2020

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: A Belgian man who has fully recovered from Covid-19 and been discharged has praised medical personnel and officials in Hua Hin for their treatment and care of him.

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Ko Rok Plays Host To False Killer Whales

23 Apr, 2020

Ko Rok Island in Krabi province on Friday (April 23) saw some unusual guests: a throng of false killer whales, leaving officials at Mu Ko Lanta National Park mesmerised.

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About 10,000 Foreigners Stranded On Surat Thani Islands

22 Apr, 2020

SURAT THANI: About 10,000 foreign tourists were left stranded on three islands of this southern province, including about 5,700 on Koh Samui, when passenger flights were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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15 New Covid Cases, One More Death

22 Apr, 2020

Rate of infections continues to fall

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Thai Government Approves Second Automatic Visa Extension

22 Apr, 2020

The Thai Government has approved a second automatic visa extension for foreigners for three more months on Tuesday. Above all to prevent long queues at immigration centres and stem the spread of the coronavirus.

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Thais Continue Returning From Neighbouring Countries

22 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK, April 20 (TNA) - Thai citizens stranded in neighbouring countries due to Covid-19 pandemic are returning via border crossings that have been reopened since Saturday.

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Airbus Pulls Out Of U-Tapao Airport Project

22 Apr, 2020

A planned 11-billion-baht joint venture between Airbus and Thai Airways to develop a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at Rayong’s U-Tapao Airport has fallen victim to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Commercial Flights Face Strict Disease-control Rules

22 Apr, 2020

Commercial airlines have been told to adopt strict anti-disease transmission rules when they resume domestic flights on May 1, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT).

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TCEB Backs Virtual Events

21 Apr, 2020

BANGKOK, 21 April 2020: TCEB launches a “Virtual Meeting Space” project, providing support for MICE entrepreneurs by running business events online via a virtual platform.

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Local Airlines’ Preparedness To Be Checked Before They Take Off On May 1

21 Apr, 2020

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) will meet with Thai domestic airlines on April 23 to check the health and safety measures they have prepared before they resume local flights from May 1.

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19 New Cases In Thailand Point To Covid-19 Downward Trend

21 Apr, 2020

With 19 new cases confirmed over a 24-hour period, Thailand had its best day this month in the battle against Covid-19. The number of Covid-19 patients in the country increased to 2,811while there was one death, Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the government’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said on Tuesday (April 21).

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City Hall Extends Liquor Sale Ban Until End Of April

21 Apr, 2020

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has extended the ban on the wholesale and retail sale of liquor, from April 20th until end of the month, in line with the ban imposed in most provinces of Thailand.

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First Thai-made Coronavirus Test Kits Delivered

21 Apr, 2020

The first coronavirus test kits made in Thailand are on their way to laboratories around the country after being delivered to Government House on Thursday (April 16). Developed by Siam Bioscience and the Department of Medical Science, the RT-PCR virus test kits meet World Health Organisation standards and will go straight into battle against the nationwide pandemic.

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Govt Mulls Easing Covid Curbs

21 Apr, 2020

Emergency, curfew likely to be extended

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Hotels Welcome Back Chinese

21 Apr, 2020

Hotels are eager to welcome Chinese guests as a survey confirmed tourists are ready to return, since the yuan has appreciated against the baht and airlines are restarting their activities.

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Pattaya Sees A Very Different Wan Lai This Year Due To The Covid19 Coronavirus

20 Apr, 2020

Today is April 19 in Pattaya, traditionally known as Wan Lai in the area and is in normal years the culmination of a week long ever escalating and growing celebration to commemorate the Thai New Year, known as Songkran.

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Thailand Logs 27 New Covid-19 Cases, No New Deaths Monday

20 Apr, 2020

Health officials reported 27 more cases of novel coronavirus but no additional deaths across Thailand on Monday.

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AirAsia To Resume Domestic Flights

20 Apr, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 April 2020: AirAsia is set to resume its scheduled domestic flights commencing in Malaysia by 29 April followed by a roll-out of aircraft to serve domestic routes in other Asian nations where it has airline companies.

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Thai Lion Air Ready To Fly Domestic Routes In May

20 Apr, 2020

Thai Lion Air is ready to reopen domestic routes by May 1 and assured it had no intention to go out of business.

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32 More Covid-19 Cases Point To Situation Stabilising In Thailand

19 Apr, 2020

Thailand’s total number of Covid-19 patients rose to 2,765 with 32 new cases confirmed over a 24-hour period, and no deaths, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the government's Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, said on Sunday (April 19).

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