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Children Aged 12-18 Years To Get Pfizer Vaccine In Fourth Quarter

12 Jun, 2021

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Friday that the ministry aimed to vaccinate children aged 12-18 years against Covid-19 with the Pfizer vaccine

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50 Baby Turtles Hatch After Rescue From Storm-lashed Nest

11 Jun, 2021

A total of 50 baby green sea turtles hatched under care at the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) yesterday (June 10).

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Phuket Sandbox Is Set To Open July 1: How Will It Work?

11 Jun, 2021

The Cabinet this week approved the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s plan to reopen Phuket without quarantine for vaccinated tourists on July 1, in a project called Phuket Sandbox.

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NBT2HD Will Live Broadcast The UEFA Euro 2020 With The Opening Match Tonight

11 Jun, 2021

The National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT, channel 11 or 2 on most providers) will live broadcast the UEFA Euro 2020 with the opening match between Italy and Turkey at 2:00 A.M. Thai Time tonight.

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Chonburi Eases Some Restrictions Effective Monday, June 14th: Pools, Foot Massage, Gyms, And More

11 Jun, 2021

The Chonburi Communicable Disease Committee, chaired by the governor, released the following order effective Monday, June 14th, easing some Covid-19 restrictions.

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Pattaya Business Owners Pushing For Pattaya “soft Opening” To Vaccinated Foreign Tourists In August Under A “sealed Routes” Plan

11 Jun, 2021

Pattaya business operators are suggesting another plan called ‘Sealed Routes’ as a proposed overall scheme to bring back vaccinated foreign tourists called ‘Pattaya Move On’

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Phuket Sandbox Strategy Expected To Draw Upto 1.2 Million Tourists

11 Jun, 2021

The Phuket sandbox campaign, which kicks off on July 1, could bring in up to 1.2 million foreign tourists until the year-end, according to a recent prediction by Kasikorn Research Centre.

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Government To Buy 20 Million Vaccine Doses From Pfizer This Year

11 Jun, 2021

The Department of Disease Control has signed a contract with Pfizer as an initial step to buy Covid-19 vaccines, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Thursday.

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Free Quarantine Stay To Be Cancelled From July 1

11 Jun, 2021

People visiting Thailand or returning home will have to pay for their quarantine, because the government will soon stop supplying free accommodation, the Office of the National Security Council (ONSC) announced on Friday.

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Social Security Jab Stations Closed For Two Weeks In Bangkok

11 Jun, 2021

All 45 Bangkok vaccination stations for social security recipients were temporarily closed on Friday, though the government insists this was not due to a shortage of vaccine.

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No On-site Classes In Dark Red Zones

11 Jun, 2021

Students will opt for online learning when the new term opens in Bangkok and in provinces with the highest rates of Covid-19 infections

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Govt: 8.3% Of Targeted Thais Have Received Initial Vaccination

11 Jun, 2021

The government said on Friday that 8.3% of the 50 million people targeted for vaccination against Covid-19 had received at least their initial dose, as of Thursday.

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27 Covid Deaths, 2,290 New Cases

11 Jun, 2021

There were 27 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,290 new cases in the country over the past 24 hours

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Schools To Open On June 14

10 Jun, 2021

Only remote learning in Bangkok and vicinity

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TAT Officially Announces Vaccine Website For Foreigners

10 Jun, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand officially announced today a website for foreigners in Thailand to register for their Covid-19 vaccine.

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Phuket Bars To Stay Closed For July 1 Sandbox

10 Jun, 2021

Bars, pubs, and other “entertainment venues” throughout Phuket will remain closed when the province opens for its July 1 reopening.

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Vaccinations For Foreigners Being Scheduled At Hospitals In Bangkok And Pattaya

10 Jun, 2021

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry launched a website on Monday afternoon to accept registrations, in English, from foreigners living in Thailand who want to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Phuket Officials Repeat Domestic Entry Requirements For Phuket, In English

10 Jun, 2021

The Phuket office of the Public Relations Department (PR Phuket) has issued a notice explaining the current entry requirements for domestic arrivals wanting to enter Phuket, this time in English.

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43 Deaths, 2,310 New Cases As Thailand’s Third Wave Rages On

10 Jun, 2021

Thailand’s Covid-19 caseload came in at 43 deaths and 2,310 new confirmed cases over a 24-hour period on Thursday.

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Local Airlines In No Rush To Serve Phuket

10 Jun, 2021

Local airlines are still reluctant to join the Phuket sandbox model as shaky travel regulations and unstable tourism demand remain an obstacle.

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Phuket Seeks Funds For App To Track Foreign Tourists

10 Jun, 2021

Phuket is seeking funds and technical support from the government to develop a mobile application to track tourists visiting the island from next month under the Phuket Sandbox tourism reopening programme.

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Foreign Tourists Voice Displeasure About 14-day Mandatory Stay Under Phuket Sandbox

10 Jun, 2021

Many foreigners took to the Facebook group “Phuket Sandbox – Better Phuket By I Asia Thailand” to express discontent and opposition to the latest regulation that requires international tourists to stay in the province for 14 days under the sandbox scheme before they can travel to other provinces.

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Extended Phuket Stay To Cut Demand

10 Jun, 2021

Tourists have to stay at least 14 nights

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TAT Phuket Confident For Island’s Readiness To Effectively Proceed With Phuket Sandbox In July

10 Jun, 2021

The director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Phuket office, said that the TAT is confident about the province’s readiness to proceed with the Phuket Sandbox project on July 1st.

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Chonburi Covid -19 Cases Rise To 81

10 Jun, 2021

The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 81 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, June 10th.

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Two Moderna Shots Set At B3,800

09 Jun, 2021

Private hospitals will charge B3,800 inclusive for two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine made by US-based Moderna.

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Opinion: Finally, There Is Light At The End Of The Tunnel

09 Jun, 2021

We have all been desensitized to infection numbers that would have shocked us last year.

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Third Wave Stymies Plan To Lure Chinese

09 Jun, 2021

Phuket, one of the country's top tourist destinations, has an ambitious plan to reopen to the world on July 1.

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Thai Airways To Launch Europe-Phuket Services From July 2

09 Jun, 2021

Thai Airways International (THAI) will fly foreign tourists from European cities to Phuket from July 2, when the island reopens to international travellers.

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Phuket Launches Drive-through Vaccination Centre

09 Jun, 2021

Phuket has opened its first drive-through vaccination centre, to serve residents who face difficulties walking to get their anti-Covid jab.

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