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Bangkok To Accept Foreign Tourists Without Quarantine From Oct 15

15 Sep, 2021

From October 15, fully vaccinated foreign tourists will be able to visit Bangkok without having to quarantine, authorities said on Wednesday.

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Sandboxed Tourists Have Spent 524,000 Nights At Phuket Hotels

15 Sep, 2021

Hotels in Phuket have benefitted from more than 524,000 paid room nights since the island province's sandboxed reopening 11 weeks ag0

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Krabi Imposes Partial Lockdown From Sep 15, Phi Phi Island Closure Extended

15 Sep, 2021

Thailand’s Krabi province has imposed a lockdown, effective from tomorrow (September 15th), after a cluster of COVID-19 infections was discovered.

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Patong Bars Defy National Order. Open As ’restaurants’

15 Sep, 2021

Bars along Patong’s famed Bangla Rd have re-opened as restaurants, with some venues selling alcohol, in order to serve some customers and make a living

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Thailand’s New Rules For Retiree Visas Sound Alarm Bells

15 Sep, 2021

The Thai Cabinet has agreed the framework of a new visa policy which has been under consideration by government committees for most of 2021.

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Obstacles Mar TAT's Mideast Drive

15 Sep, 2021

Covid tests, entry process slows arrivals

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13,798 New Covid Cases, 144 More Deaths

15 Sep, 2021

Thailand logged 13,798 new Covid-19 cases and 144 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours

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AoT To Take Over 3 Airports

15 Sep, 2021

Udon Thani, Krabi, Buri Ram on radar

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Tourism To Reopen Despite Covid, Minister Says

15 Sep, 2021

Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has confirmed Bangkok, Chon Buri, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chiang Mai will begin implementing their tourism reopening plans on Oct 1 as planned.

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School Reopening Requires Majority Vaccinations, Frequent Tests

14 Sep, 2021

The ministries of education and public health have agreed that schools in provinces heavily hit by Covid-19 can resume their on-site education when at least 85% of their staff and students have been vaccinated against the disease and all of them undergo regular antigen tests.

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‘World’s Best Awards 2021’ Names Bangkok And Chiang Mai Among The Globe’s Top 10 Destinations

14 Sep, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to report that Thailand has performed well in the ‘World’s Best Awards 2021’ survey by Travel + Leisure, with destinations and hotels being voted among the top worldwide.

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Thailand’s Daily Cases Drop To 11,786 Infections, 136 Deaths

14 Sep, 2021

Thailand’s daily numbers dropped to 11,786 new infections and 136 deaths over the past 24 hours on Tuesday. Of the new cases, 271 were in prisons.

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Pattaya Sandbox Sealed Transport Routes May Bite The Dust

14 Sep, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has indicated that some of the least popular aspects of the Move On Pattaya program are to be reviewed.

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Bangkok To Vaccinate Students With Pfizer Starting September 21

14 Sep, 2021

Students aged 12-18 with one of the listed chronic diseases, and studying in one of 437 schools under the supervision of the BMA, have already been scheduled to get vaccinated at Navamindradhiraj University starting September 21st.

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Covid-19 Jabs: The Key To Reopening Thailand Safely

14 Sep, 2021

The government announced last week that it was planning to reopen Bangkok, Chonburi, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chiang Mai within the first week of October.

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Country To Rejig Reopening Model

14 Sep, 2021

Quarantine, sealed routes to be scrapped

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CCSA Will Decide Friday Whether Pattaya Can Reopen Oct 1

13 Sep, 2021

Tourism and Sports Minister Pipat Ratchakitprakarn met with Pattaya Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome, Gov. Pakarathorn Thienchai and district officials from Sattahip and Banglamung on Sunday to fine-tune the proposal to reopen Pattaya on October 1.

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Massive Fire Destroys Indian Nightclub On Pattaya’s Walking Street

13 Sep, 2021

The inferno on Pattaya Walking Street, which consumed the entire structure, could be seen from kilometers away, with a towering plume of smoke visible in nearby subdistricts.

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Next Two Weeks Key To October Easing

13 Sep, 2021

The next two weeks will be crucial when it comes to the decision at the end of the month whether to ease more restrictions on businesses and activities, says a key adviser to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

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4 Bangkok Hotels Ranked Among World’s Best This Year

13 Sep, 2021

Four Bangkok hotels made it to the Travel+Leisure magazine’s list of the world’s best 100 hotels for this year.

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Thailand Marks Slow Decline With 12,583 New Cases, 132 Deaths

13 Sep, 2021

Thailand logged 12,583 new Covid-19 infections and 132 deaths over the past 24 hours on Monday. Of the new cases, 163 were in prisons.

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Thai AirAsia To Undertake Crowdfunding As Part Of Fundraising Strategy

12 Sep, 2021

As part of its innovative fundraising strategy, Thai AirAsia has launched a crowdfunding campaign that allows retail investors and the general public to invest in the company and support its journey to recovery.

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Jomtien Beach Road Closed For Another Week

12 Sep, 2021

Jomtien Beach Road will remain closed for at least another week as crews work to repair damage caused by last week’s heavy storm.

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Phuket Marks 230 New COVID Cases, Two More Deaths

12 Sep, 2021

The latest Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) daily COVID situation report has marked 238 new local infections confirmed across the island yesterday (Sept 11) bringing the total number of people recognised as infected with COVID-19 in Phuket since Apr 3 to 6,859.

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Phuket Sets Up Ten More Community Isolation Facilities As COVID-19 Infections Spike

12 Sep, 2021

Ten more community isolation facilities are being set up on Thailand’s Phuket Island as COVID-19 infections surge.

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24 Million Vaccine Doses To Be Procured In October

12 Sep, 2021

The Department of Disease Control on Saturday unveiled its plan to procure and allocate 24 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine in October this year.

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14,029 New Covid Cases, 180 More Deaths

12 Sep, 2021

Thailand logged 14,029 new Covid-19 cases and 180 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours

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Siam Niramit Ceases Bangkok Operations

11 Sep, 2021

Siam Niramit Bangkok, where spectacular shows had entertained and educated visitors on Thai culture and history for close to two decades, is closing down due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

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Current Curfew In Thailand Dark Red Provinces Stays Until End Of September

11 Sep, 2021

Dr. Opas said the ministry has agreed to adjust the 9pm–4am curfew hours according to the needs of each zone, but curfew hours in “dark red” zones, including Bangkok, should be maintained for now.

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4.5 Million Adolescents To Get Pfizer Vaccine From October

11 Sep, 2021

The Ministry of Public Health has approved the Pfizer vaccine for those aged between 12 to 18.

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