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Thailand Cancels Many Sonkran Festivals To Suppress COVID-19 Outbreak

09 Mar, 2020

BANGKOK -To help control the COVID-19 outbreak, many agencies have gradually cancelled or postponed activities which would normally be attended by a large number of people. Now, the Office of the Civil Service Commission (OCSC) has announced the postponement of its General Ability Test until the COVID-19 situation improves.

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Number Of Confirmed Covid-19 Patients In Thailand Remains At 50

09 Mar, 2020

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases remain at 50 in Thailand while the government has started quarantine of illegal labourers returning from South Korea.

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Transgender Queen Crowned In Pattaya

08 Mar, 2020

Thailand's Ruethaipreeya Nuanglee (left) and Brazil's Ariella Moura (right) kiss Mexico's Valentina Fluchaire after she won crown at the Miss International Queen 2020 transgender beauty pageant in Pattaya on Saturday. (Reuters photo)

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Tourist Attractions Wear Deserted Look

07 Mar, 2020

Fewer tourists were seen on Saturday (March 7) at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha or Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram and the adjacent Grand Palace in Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok.

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Two Thais Back From Italy Have Covid-19

07 Mar, 2020

Local cases now total 50, say officials who repeat voluntary quarantine advice to some travellers

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Pattaya, Bang Saen, Khon Kaen Scrap Songkran Parties

06 Mar, 2020

Water splashing could spread virus, but some religious ceremonies may go ahead

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British Visitor Is Latest Covid-19 Case

06 Mar, 2020

A British man, 43, is the latest and 48th local case of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infection, and a Thai worker returning from South Korea is also suspected of having caught the virus, the Public Health Ministry reported on Friday.

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Korea To Monitor Thai Workers Before Return

06 Mar, 2020

Exit screening in Korea for all passengers bound for Thailand

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First Centara ‘Reserve’ Opens In Samui

06 Mar, 2020

BANGKOK, 6 March 2020: Centara Hotels & Resorts is inviting guests to discover a luxury hospitality experience with the launch of Centara Reserve, a luxury hotel concept dedicated to creating personal moments and memories in iconic destinations.

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THAI Smile Extends Period Of Ticket/route Changes

06 Mar, 2020

THAI Smile Airways is assisting its passengers affected by travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 outbreak by extending the period of free itinerary changes.

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Health Ministry Announces List Of High-risk Virus-hit Nations

06 Mar, 2020

All returnees from “high-risk” coronavirus-hit countries such as China – including Macau and Hong Kong – South Korea, Italy and Iran need to undergo self-quarantine for 14 days, or they may be subject to quarantine organised by the authorities.

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Beach’s Closed! Full Moon Party Cancelled By Virus Fears

05 Mar, 2020

SURAT THANI — The wildest party for gap year farangs in the world has been cancelled due fears of the coronavirus, local administration announced Thursday.

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Skal Club Scraps Phuket Congress

05 Mar, 2020

BANGKOK, 5 March 2020: The 49th Skal Asia Congress due to convene in Phuket 25 to 28 June falls by the wayside, making it the latest victim of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Four New Local Covid-19 Cases

05 Mar, 2020

Healthy arrivals from 'risk countries' to be quarantined

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Number Of Confirmed Covid-19 Cases Remains Unchanged At 43

04 Mar, 2020

The number of confirmed Covid-19 virus infections in Thailand remained unchanged at 43 on Wednesday (March 4), with 31 people recovered, 11 still under medical care and one death, the Public Health Ministry reported.

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Popular Erawan Shrine Struggles With Coronavirus Impact

03 Mar, 2020

BANGKOK — Even the gods in Bangkok are hit hard by the coronavirus – or at least those making money out of the gods.

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THAI Losses Bt12 Billion In 2019

02 Mar, 2020

Thai Airways International (THAI) and its affiliates witnessed a net loss of Bt12.017 billion in 2019, Bt448 million – or 3.9 per cent – higher than the previous year, the airline announced today (March 2). This translates to Bt5.52 loss per share, Bt0.19 higher than the previous year, or 3.6 per cent.

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Thailand Reports 1 New Case Of Coronavirus, Total Now 43: Health Official

02 Mar, 2020

Thailand has reported one new coronavirus case, bringing the total number of such cases in the country to 43 since January, a senior health official said on Monday.

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Centara To Manage Hua Hin Pearl

02 Mar, 2020

BANGKOK, 2 March 2020: Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, and Hua Hin Pearl Resort Company Limited announced the signing of a Hotel Management Agreement (HMA) for Centra by Centara Cha Am Beach Resort Hua Hin.

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Thailand Records First Coronavirus Death

01 Mar, 2020

Thailand has recorded its first coronavirus death.

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Pattaya Theme Park Closes, No Tourists

28 Feb, 2020

A major theme park in Pattaya, Legend Siam, will temporarily close from March 3 because of the lack of tourists on the back of the spread of the coronavirus.

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Thai Tour Guide 41st Virus Patient

28 Feb, 2020

A Thai tour guide who returned recently from South Korea is the latest local novel coronavirus patient, raising the number of local confirmed cases to 41.

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More Covid-19 Patients Recover, Discharged

27 Feb, 2020

Three more patients infected with the novel coronavirus have fully recovered and been discharged, two Chinese nationals and one Thai, bringing the total number of cleared patients to 27, a senior health official said on Thursday.

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Thailand’s Richest Man Is Building Bangkok’s Tallest Skyscraper

27 Feb, 2020

Thailand’s richest man wants to set another record. Billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, via his recently listed property unit Asset World Corp, has his sights on building the nation’s tallest skyscraper.

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Two New Local Covid-19 Cases

25 Feb, 2020

The Public Health Ministry on Tuesday announced two new Thai Covid-19 cases: a woman, 31, whose relative visited Guangzhou and a male driver of Chinese tourists, 29, as the total number of local cases rose to 37.

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Coronvirus Cases Stay At 35, Says Public Health Ministry

24 Feb, 2020

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection remained at 35 as of Monday morning (February 24), of whom 21 had fully recovered and have returned home while 14 are still under observation. Of those still in hospitals,most are expected to be free of the virus, awaiting results of the lab tests.

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TM28: Thai Immigration Scraps Requirement For Foreigners To Report When They Stay Away From Home For 24 Hours

24 Feb, 2020

There is some good news for foreigners in Thailand. Thai immigration have all but scrapped the controversial TM28 change of address reporting requirement for foreigners.

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Latest Sufferer On Road To Recovery

24 Feb, 2020

A 54-year-old Chinese woman infected with Covid-19 (new coronavirus) who travelled from Wuhan has been discharged from hospital and was on her way home yesterday after making a full recovery, according to the Public Health Ministry.

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Thai AirAsia Cancels Flights To South Korea Due To Covid-19

23 Feb, 2020

Thai AirAsia X has cancelled all flights to South Korea from March 6-27 due to the Covid-19 virus outbreak.

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Another Thai Covid-19 Patient Discharged After Fully Recovery

23 Feb, 2020

One more Covid-19 patient in Thailand has fully recovered and was discharged earlier on Saturday (February 22), the Ministry of Public Health told a press conference. “The total number of Covid-19 cases in Thailand today is the same as yesterday at 35,” ministry spokesperson Dr Thaweesilp Wissanuyothin said. “The number of confirmed infected patients in Thailand currently under hospital care is 15, while 20 have fully recovered and have been discharged.”

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