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Hundreds More Hotels, Shops Accused Of Defrauding Travel Subsidy

19 Feb, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has brought charges against 934 more hotels and shops for fraudulent claims on the government's "We Travel Together" co-payment scheme, with total damage now estimated at 1.7 billion baht.

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Thai Airways Says It Has Cut About 240 Executive Positions

19 Feb, 2021

Thai Airways International announced on Friday it had cut around 240 executive positions at the airline as part of its bankruptcy restructuring process.

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130 Test Positive, Virus Claims Thailand’s First Medic

19 Feb, 2021

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Friday reported 130 new cases and one death.

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Fourteen Day Quarantine For Tourists Set To End - Two Plans Mulled For April 1st Start, Sources Suggest

19 Feb, 2021

Sources in the Thai business media have suggested that plans are taking shape for an end to the 14 day quarantine for foreign tourists.

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Expats In Thailand To Be Given COVID-19 Vaccine: CCSA

19 Feb, 2021

Thailand has repeated its commitment to give everyone in the country - including expats and migrant workers - vaccinations against COVID-19.

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Arrival Recovery Hinges On State Managing Vaccines

19 Feb, 2021

Prioritise jabs at key tourist destinations

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Drinking Out And Boxing Matches May Be A Thing Again In Bangkok Starting Sunday

19 Feb, 2021

Bangkok could be drinking out again as soon as Sunday under plans announced today by health officials to lift the ban on serving at restaurants.

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Stolen Ancient Lintels To Make Their Way To Thailand Soon

19 Feb, 2021

The Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday that San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum was returning the two ancient lintels that had been smuggled out of Thailand in the 1960s.

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Tourism Firms Lap Up GSB Loan Offer

19 Feb, 2021

Several Thai tourism operators have used their land as collateral for the Government Savings Bank's (GSB) loan programme.

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TAT Targets Holders Of Cryptocurrencies

19 Feb, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) wants to establish Thailand as the first country to welcome cryptocurrency holders by targeting Japanese tourists in the initial phase.

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Pathumthani Cluster Reaches 400 Cases But “containable”, Government To Consider Lifting Some Restrictions Next Week

18 Feb, 2021

The Pathumthani cluster had led to more than 400 coronavirus cases so far while the government is looking to relax the Covid-prevention and restriction measures next week, a government official said Thursday.

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Hotel Threatens To Sue After Nightmarish Quarantine Review Goes Viral

18 Feb, 2021

His journey began like any other traveler who arrived in Thailand amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dunyawit Phadungsaeng landed at Suvarnabhumi, got on the bus headed to a quarantine hotel, and probably felt even a little excitement.

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Covid-19 Claims First Thai Doctor

18 Feb, 2021

A doctor in Maha Sarakham has died from Covid-19, the first Thai physician killed by the disease.

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150 New Covid-19 Cases

18 Feb, 2021

The government on Thursday reported 150 new Covid-19 cases, comprising 142 local infections and eight imported, raising the total to 25,111.

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Torrential Rain Floods Pattaya

17 Feb, 2021

Heavy rain flooded several roads and communities in Pattaya on Wednesday afternoon, causing heavy traffic congestion.

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Mekong Levels Still Falling In Thailand After China Dam Shut-off

17 Feb, 2021

Mekong River levels in northern Thailand are continuing to drop after China halted release of water from its Jinghong Dam in Yunnan.

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'Unlimited' Domestic Flights Brewing

17 Feb, 2021

The government may offer a subsidy for an unlimited travel pass to people who buy domestic air tickets in advance to help struggling airlines in Thailand.

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175 New Covid-19 Cases Again

17 Feb, 2021

The government on Wednesday reported 175 new Covid-19 cases over the previous 24 hours, 168 local infections and seven imported, raising the total to 24,961.

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Draft Plan On Plastic Waste Management Gets Cabinet Green Light

17 Feb, 2021

A Cabinet meeting approved a draft action plan to manage plastic waste proposed by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry under a road map that started in 2018 and will end in 2030, a news source said.

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Tourism Veering From Bad To Worse

17 Feb, 2021

Airlines, hotels struggle amid crisis

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THAI To Fly First Vaccine Shipment To Thailand On Feb 24

16 Feb, 2021

Thai Airways International will carry the first 200,000 doses of a Covid-19 vaccine from China to Thailand on Feb 24.

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Closure Of Virus-cluster Markets In Pathum Thani Extended

16 Feb, 2021

The provincial governor has extended the closure of two adjacent wet markets in Thanyaburi district for nine more days as efforts continue to stop the spread of the Covid-19 cluster centred there.

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Thai Covid-19 Center For Situation Administration Says Tourism Dependent Cities And Places Will Get High Vaccine Priority

16 Feb, 2021

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration, or CCSA, addressed concerns from tourism-dependent cities and places like Phuket and Pattaya at a press conference today, reassuring them that they would be a top priority for vaccines.

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New Covid Cases Drop Below 100 Tuesday

16 Feb, 2021

The government recorded 72 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, raising the accumulated total to 24,786 since the start of the pandemic in January last year. No new deaths were reported, leaving the toll at 82.

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Long Holiday Weekend Quieter Than Expected In Pattaya, Business Owners Want Weekend Events And Extended Hours Back

16 Feb, 2021

The three-day holiday weekend for Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day in Pattaya was, according to both reporters on the ground and local business owners who spoke to The Pattaya News, quieter than expected.

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First Covid Shots By Month-end, Says Anutin

16 Feb, 2021

The first Covid-19 vaccine shots in Thailand will begin by the end of this month as the first 200,000 doses of China's Sinovac vaccine are scheduled to arrive on Feb 24, the government said on Monday.

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CP Group Drops Tesco In Rebrand Move

16 Feb, 2021

New store brand bears Lotus's logo

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Thailand’s GDP Contracted 6.1 Per Cent In 2020 Due To Covid-19: NESDC

15 Feb, 2021

Thailand's gross domestic products (GDP) shrank 6.1 per cent in 2020 due to widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) said on Monday.

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Thailand Logs 2 Covid Deaths, 143 Cases Monday

15 Feb, 2021

The government reported 2 new Covid-19 deaths and 143 new cases on Monday, raising the death toll to 82 and the accumulated total to 24,714 since the start of the pandemic in January last year.

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Govt Cuts Economic Outlook Despite Smaller Q4 GDP Fall

15 Feb, 2021

The government cut its estimate for economic growth this year to 2.5-3.5% after Thailand suffered its worst slump in more than two decades in 2020 due to the shock from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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