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Chatuchak Back To Life After 48 Days

09 May, 2020

Masks, fever checkpoints and washing stations part of the new normal at major Bangkok attraction

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Four New Cases, One Death, Total 3,004

09 May, 2020

Two found during active case finding in Yala, nationwide tally hits 3,000

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Chonburi Province Releases Last Remaining Covid-19 Patient.

09 May, 2020

Chonburi province releases last remaining Covid-19 patient, province has zero recorded cases in fourteen days and zero patients

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Malls, Gyms Tipped To Open Next

09 May, 2020

Final decision lies with CCSA experts

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Hotels Seek End To 14-day Quarantine

09 May, 2020

Tax deduction for hygiene upgrades also on wish list presented to prime minister

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8 New Covid Cases, No New Deaths

08 May, 2020

The government on Friday reported eight new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) from pre-emptive testing and among quarantined migrants in the far South, raising the total to 3,000, with no new deaths.

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Thai Elephants, Out Of Work Due To Coronavirus, Trudge Home

08 May, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — The millions of unemployed in Thailand due to the coronavirus include elephants dependent on tourists to feed their voracious appetites.

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Govt Mulls Easing More Curbs

08 May, 2020

Malls, large retailers next on reopen list

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Pattaya Closes Eight Beaches

08 May, 2020

CHON BURI: The Pattaya City municipality has ordered the closure of beaches at eight locations from Saturday to May 31, as part of the effort to contain Covid-19.

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Thailand Logs 3 New Covid Cases, No Deaths Thursday

07 May, 2020

The government on Thursday reported three new coronavirus cases, all Thais, bringing the total in Thailand to 2,992. No additional deaths were reported, leaving the accumulated toll at 55.

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Lifting Of Alcohol Ban Sees Resurgence In Road Carnage

07 May, 2020

With the alcohol ban lifted the carnage has resumed on Thailand’s roads.

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Buddhists Nationwide Commemorate Visakha Bucha Day Online

07 May, 2020

Wat Bowonniwet Vihara in Bangkok’s Phra Nakhon district on Wednesday (May 6) broadcast its religious rituals via its Facebook page to let pious Buddhists nationwide participate in Visakha Bucha Day (commemoration day of the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha).

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Koh Larn Opens Up Slightly For Residents Only, Non Residents And Tourists Still Prohibited

06 May, 2020

Following a meeting attended by village heads, officials and elders of the Koh Larn community, which has several hundred year round permanent residents, it was decided this past weekend that the island would ease some previous restrictions and allow residents to come and go from the island on several daily scheduled boat trips to Pattaya.

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Pattaya Reopens To World With End Of Checkpoints

06 May, 2020

The outside world can now enter Pattaya again after the city removed its access-control checkpoints erected to keep out the coronavirus.

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Virus Shutdowns Ease In Bangkok, But Face Masks Stay On (Photos)

06 May, 2020

BANGKOK — Before praying and offering incense at the tourist-popular Erawan Shrine, visitors must have their temperatures taken – and the gilded Thai dancers strap on their face shields.

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Thailand Logs 1 New Covid Case, 1 Death Wednesday

06 May, 2020

The government on Wednesday reported one new coronavirus patient, a Thai masseuse, and one death, of an Australian hotel manager in the South.

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Visakha Bucha Day, Buddhist Holiday – Alcohol Ban Today

06 May, 2020

Today is a public holiday in Thailand to mark Visakha Bucha Day, the most significant day in the Buddhist calendar, commemorating three defining events in the life of the Lord Buddha; his birth, attaining enlightenment at 35 years old, and then his death 45 years later, which all occurred on the full-moon day of the sixth lunar month.

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Ready For Takeoff: 28 Airports Reopen After Virus Lockdown

05 May, 2020

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) said on Monday that it has granted permission to 28 airports in Thailand to resume domestic services.

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Phuket: No New Virus Cases For 3 Consecutive Days, Total 220

05 May, 2020

PHUKET: Two more Covid-19 infected patients have recovered and been discharged as the island province reported no new infections for three consecutive days, with the total remaining at 220.

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Thailand Logs 1 New Covid Case, No Deaths Tuesday

05 May, 2020

The government on Tuesday reported one new coronavirus case and no additional deaths, bringing the total in Thailand to 2,988 infections and leaving the death toll at 54.

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Thailand Logs 18 New Covid Cases, No Deaths Monday

04 May, 2020

All new cases were foreigners in Songkhla, but further testing needed

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‘We Love Thailand’ Campaign To Stimulate Domestic Tourism

04 May, 2020

The Tourism Council of Thailand is preparing to start its “We Love Thailand” campaign in collaboration with the Tourism and Sports Ministry and the Tourism Authority of Thailand to stimulate domestic tourism after the Covid-19 situation normalises, council president Chairat Trirattanajarasporn said.

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Centara Launches Help The Heroes Campaign

04 May, 2020

BANGKOK, 1 May 2020: Centara Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel operator headquartered in Bangkok, has launched ‘Help the Heroes’, a campaign aimed at supporting those in need during the Covid-19 crisis with donations going to the Chaipattana Covid-19 Aid Fund and the Thai Red Cross Society.

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Trends Show That The Obesity Rates In Thailand On The Rise

04 May, 2020

Thailand has a weight problem, and it’s permeating through all age groups in the country. Almost one third of the country’s 67 million people are overweight, and 9% of the population is considered obese according to the World Health Organization. Thailand is now only second to Malaysia for having the highest obesity rate in South East Asia.

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People Frantically Rush To Buy Alcohol As Prohibition Ends In Thailand

04 May, 2020

Seems people in Thailand love their alcohol as they lined up at supermarkets on Sunday to buy alcoholic beverages after sales resumed for the first time in almost a month.

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Bangkok Governor Orders 34 ‘at Risk’ Businesses To Stay Closed

04 May, 2020

Here’s 34 types of businesses that will remain closed around Bangkok until at least May 31. Bangkok’s Governor Aswin Khwanmuang ordered the temporary closure of these 34 locations that pose a risk for Covid-19 infection. This only pertains to businesses in Bangkok.

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Planes Allowed 12-hour Window For Take-off And Landings At Airports

04 May, 2020

Aircraft will be allowed to take off and land at airports between 7am and 7pm as part of efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19, Chula Sukmanop, director-general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, said on Sunday (May 3).

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Thailand Reports 3 New Coronavirus Cases Sunday

03 May, 2020

Thailand reported three new coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Sunday, as the country started lifting restrictions on some businesses and aspects of life.

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Baby Steps For Reopening Businesses

03 May, 2020

Safety guidelines apply as restaurants and markets resume operation in Bangkok

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234 Thais Flying Back From Three Countries Today

02 May, 2020

More than 230 Thai nationals will return to their home country on Saturday (May 2), Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesperson for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, informed on Saturday (May 2).

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