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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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Remaining Wuhan Returnee Discharged

23 Feb, 2020

No new cases as of Friday, total cases remain at 35

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Q&A How To Protect Yourself When Travelling During The Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Outbreak

21 Feb, 2020

WHO Travel Advice during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Hilton To Manage Third Hotel In Bangkok, Its Biggest For The City

21 Feb, 2020

Hilton Hotels has signed a management agreement with real estate company AP Prime Property Company to convert the former Grand Ayudhaya Hotel into the 608-room Hilton Bangkok Ratchada by 2022.

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All But One Wuhan Returnees Discharged

19 Feb, 2020

Local cases remain at 35 in total, 18 of whom remain at hospital

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Two More Coronavirus Patients Discharged

19 Feb, 2020

Two more Covid-19 patients in Thailand have fully recovered and were discharged earlier today (February 18), the Department of Disease Control told a press conference. “The total number of Covid-19 cases in Thailand today is the same as yesterday at 35,” deputy director-general Dr Thanarak Phaliphat said. “The number of confirmed infected patients in Thailand currently under hospital care is 18, while 17 have fully recovered and have been discharged.”

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Woman, 74, Recovers From Virus After 'Thai Cocktail'

18 Feb, 2020

An elderly Chinese woman who received a "Thai cocktail" of HIV and flu drugs to treat severe Covid-19-related pneumonia left hospital on Tuesday after making a full recovery, a government official said.

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All But One Wuhan Returnee Cleared Of Covid-19

18 Feb, 2020

CHON BURI: One of the 138 quarantined Thai returnees from Wuhan showed a small presence of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), but the others were healthy and ready to be discharged from quarantine, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

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Japanese And S'pore Arrivals Screened

18 Feb, 2020

Health authorities have extended coronavirus screening to cover visitors from Japan and Singapore while denying entry to passengers and crew of the MS Westerdam, now berthed in Cambodia.

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Thailand Records 1 New Case Of Coronavirus

17 Feb, 2020

The health ministry said on Monday that Thailand had recorded one new case of the coronavirus and was increasing screening of visitors from Singapore and Japan entering the country in response to the widening outbreak.

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THAI Cuts Some Regional Flights

17 Feb, 2020

BANGKOK, 17 February 2020: Thai Airways Internationals had reduced services to South Korea and Singapore from its home base in Bangkok due to a dramatic fall in demand and cancellations caused by the Covid-19 virus scare.

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First Case Of Medical Worker Found

15 Feb, 2020

Woman working at private hospital contracted virus from a patient, Thai health authorities say

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Number Of Covid-19 Cases Unchanged At 33, Says Health Ministry

15 Feb, 2020

The Ministry of Public Health briefed the press today (February 14) on the latest data of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in Thailand. “A female Chinese tourist infected with the virus was discharged today as she had fully recovered,” said permanent secretary Dr Sukhum Kanjanapimai. “Accumulated cases of Covid-19 remain unchanged at 33, with 20 tested positive for infection, while 13 have fully recovered and discharged”.

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Obstacle Trail Race Launches In Phuket

13 Feb, 2020

PHUKET, 13 February 2020: Laguna Phuket will host a new sports event, the Singha Obstacle Trail Run presented by Laguna Phuket, Saturday 2 May 2020. Dubbed “Keng” (meaning “to excel”), the race will be Singha’s very first beach obstacle trail event and mark the beginning of the brewery’s Obstacle Trail Series 2020.

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Another Virus Victim Goes Home Healthy

13 Feb, 2020

Another Covid-19 coronavirus victim in Thailand has fully recovered and was discharged from hospital on Wednesday (February 12), the Department of Disease Control reported.

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Thousands Wash Down Massacre Sites

12 Feb, 2020

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Thousands of officials and volunteers on Wednesday came together to cleaned up the areas soiled by the blood and violence of the weekend's rampage by a rogue soldier.

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Local Virus Cases Stable At 33

12 Feb, 2020

The number of local novel coronavirus patients remained at 33 on Wednesday. Eleven of them had fully recovered and been discharged and 22 were still in hospitals, the Disease Control Department reported.

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