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Special Ride To School In Surin

17 Jun, 2021

A teacher from Banyawuek School in Surin’s Chumphon Buri district on Thursday posted a picture of students arriving on an elephant with the caption “a new style of transport”

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Court Accepts THAI’s Recovery Plan

17 Jun, 2021

The Central Bankruptcy Court (CBC) has accepted Thai Airways International’s (THAI) debt rehabilitation plan containing three amendments made by creditors.

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Thailand’s Caseload Hits 30 Deaths, 3,129 New Infections Over 24 Hours

17 Jun, 2021

Thailand logged 30 deaths and 3,129 new Covid-19 cases, including 457 inmates and 23 returnees, on Thursday.

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Historic Bangkok Moat To Be Renovated From September

17 Jun, 2021

Bangkok’s historic Klong Phadung Krung Kasem will be transformed into an elegant city attraction under a renovation project due to launch in September.

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Rule Flip-flop Deflating Phuket Plan

17 Jun, 2021

CCSA says sandbox is only for foreigners

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Prayut Sets 120-day Deadline For Fully Reopening Thailand

17 Jun, 2021

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on Wednesday the country will be fully reopened within 120 days, with all businesses able to resume normal operations and visitors free to travel across the country.

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TAT Launches “Phuket Is Now Open” Marketing Campaign

16 Jun, 2021

The following is a press release from The Tourism Authority of Thailand. The statements within are their own.

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Phuket Sandbox Reopening Model May Expand To Other Provinces

16 Jun, 2021

The Tourism and Sports Ministry has proposed expanding the Phuket sandbox model of reopening to foreign tourists to Bangkok and several other tourist provinces.

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Thailand Discovers A Total Of 2,331 Daily Covid-19 Infections With 40 Additional Deaths

16 Jun, 2021

Thailand discovers a total of 2,331 daily Covid-19 infections with 40 additional deaths, 269,632 new vaccinated people reported nationwide in past 24 hours

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Thai Restaurant Association Urges The Prime Minister To Allow Full Restaurant Openings

16 Jun, 2021

Thai Restaurant Association urges the Prime Minister to allow full restaurant openings and distribute urgent financial remedies

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Covid Cover Needed For Long-stay O-A Visas

16 Jun, 2021

New rule requires B3m insurance

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Pattaya Places Order For Sinopharm Vaccine

16 Jun, 2021

Pattaya City has registered with the Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA) and ordered 100,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine.

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Prominent Thai Doctor Warns Against Letting In Foreign Tourists

16 Jun, 2021

Prominent Thai doctor warns against letting in foreign tourists, even vaccinated, without 14-day quarantine, says sandbox program should be delayed

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Ramayana Water Park In Pattaya Area To Reopen On Weekends From June 26th, 2021

16 Jun, 2021

The popular Ramayana water park announced on their social media channels that they will be reopening after a several-month closure due to Covid-19 restrictions effective from June 26th, 2021.

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Pattaya Operators Gloomy On Foreign Arrival Figures

16 Jun, 2021

Pattaya's reopening scheme for vaccinated foreign visitors has been selected as the pilot project for non-island provinces, but operators predict demand in the first few months will be patchy.

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Centara Sets Out Climate-related Targets

16 Jun, 2021

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, announces a renewed commitment to environmental sustainability with a new long-term goal to meet climate-related targets.

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Long-stay Foreigners Will Need Virus Cover

16 Jun, 2021

All foreigners living in Thailand as non-immigrants will in the future have to prove they have insurance coverage of at least US$100,000 (three million baht) against Covid-19.

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Phuket Readies For 'Sandbox'

16 Jun, 2021

Phuket on Tuesday stepped up preparations for the July 1 launch of its "Sandbox" scheme on July 1.

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Plastic, Infectious Waste Surges Due To Pandemic

16 Jun, 2021

The jump in food delivery orders during the Covid-19 pandemic has caused the volume of plastic and infectious waste to spike.

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Blacktip Sharks To Get Protected Status

16 Jun, 2021

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is planning to list blacktip reef sharks as a protected marine species.

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Chonburi Prepares ‘Pattaya Move On’ Sandbox In Bid To Open By August

16 Jun, 2021

Tourism operators in Pattaya are set to propose their very own tourism sandbox scheme, called “Pattaya Move On”, to the government to consider.

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Court Nod Paves Way For Makeover Of THAI B400bn Debt

16 Jun, 2021

Thai Airways International won court approval on Tuesday for restructuring its 400-billion-baht debt load.

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Chaos And Confusion As Vaccination Drive Is Left In Disarray With No New Doses Supplied This Week

15 Jun, 2021

Rural Doctor Society is blaming the Prime Minister as the Head of the CCSA for this week’s debacle while most anger and frustration has been directed towards the Minister of Public Health, Anutin Charnvirakul.

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AirAsia Supports Vaccine Programme

15 Jun, 2021

Over 300 AirAsia staff rolled up their sleeves to help out at mega Covid-19 vaccine centres as facility volunteers this week.

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Airlines Cautiously Optimistic On Travel Demand

15 Jun, 2021

Timely mass vaccinations and success of the sandbox model will determine whether tourism and aviation will see a rebound this year

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Thai Government Claims Vaccinations Are Going According To Plan

15 Jun, 2021

The Thai government’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout is going according to plan, according to Government Spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri today (Tuesday), amid widespread postponement of appointments.

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Vaccine Registration Website For Expats Back Up After Data Leak

15 Jun, 2021

The Covid-19 vaccination website for foreign residents is back up after an apparent data leak yesterday where others could see personal information, including passport numbers, of those who had registered for a vaccine.

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Over 100 SHA+hotels In Phuket Ready To Welcome Tourists From July 1

15 Jun, 2021

More than 100 hotels in Phuket have passed the SHA+ healthy safety standard and are ready for the launch of the tourism sandbox campaign in the province on July 1

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Racing Back To The Classrooms

15 Jun, 2021

Students hail school reopening after long absence prompted by pandemic, write Post reporters

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Total Covid Caseload Passes 200,000 Tuesday

15 Jun, 2021

Government reports 3,000 new cases and 19 deaths

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