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Bang Saen Beach Set To Open Fully From Monday

01 Feb, 2021

Bang Saen beach will be fully open to the public from February 1.

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Covid-19 Vaccines To Be Distributed In 3 Phases

01 Feb, 2021

Thailand's vaccination programme will be divided into three phases, with priority given to healthcare workers, the elderly and the seriously ill.

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Visa Amnesty Extended To May 30 This Year For Stranded Tourists

31 Jan, 2021

Stranded foreign tourists, either genuinely stuck in Thailand since April 2020, or stuck here by choice, are able stay in Thailand until May 30, according to an order signed by the Immigration Bureau this week.

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Bangkok Allows Many Businesses, Venues To Reopen But Bars To Remain Closed

31 Jan, 2021

Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang on Saturday evening allowed 37 types of venues in the province to reopen after they had been ordered to close in the aftermath of the second Covid-19 wave.

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Thailand Logs 829 New Covid Cases Sunday

31 Jan, 2021

The government on Sunday recorded 829 new coronavirus cases, bringing the accumulated total since the start of the pandemic a year ago to 18,782.

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Chonburi Public Relations Release New Order Around Easing Covid-19 Measures And Closures, Effective Monday, February 1st

30 Jan, 2021

The Chonburi Public Relations department released awaited orders detailing what they would allow an opening for this upcoming Monday, February 1st, 2021.

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Taxi And Transport Drivers Calling For Help From The Thai Government

30 Jan, 2021

Unions of Thai Taxi workers and Thai automobile drivers have handed over an official request to a government labour committee to file a request to the government seeking financial support.

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Iconsiam Finds No Infections After Testing 238 Staff

30 Jan, 2021

Iconsiam shopping complex in Bangkok’s Klong San district tested 238 mall and shop staff and found no cases of Covid-19 infection, Supoj Chaiwatsirikul, the mall's managing director, said on Friday.

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Bangkok Removes Covid-19 Checkpoints For Travellers From Other Provinces

30 Jan, 2021

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has removed from 4pm on Friday 14 checkpoints that had been set up for visitors from other provinces entering Bangkok, as the Covid-19 situation in the province is improving.

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CCSA Sets Up New Criteria For Control, Samut Sakhon Still Under Maximum Vigilance

30 Jan, 2021

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) approved new criteria and colour coding for provinces as the situation has improved in some areas, spokesman Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin said on Friday.

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Anutin Says Vaccination Campaign Delayed Due To Supply Row

30 Jan, 2021

The coronavirus vaccination program will not begin this Valentine’s Day as slated earlier, health minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced Friday.

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Thailand Falls 3 Places In Corruption Table

30 Jan, 2021

Transparency International notes little improvement by most countries in the past decade

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One Covid-19 Death, 930 New Cases

30 Jan, 2021

A Myanmar worker in Samut Sakhon province has died, raising the Covid-19 death toll to 77, while 930 new cases were added — 916 local infections and 14 imported — bringing the total to 17,953.

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Loei's Phu Kradueng Park To Welcome Visitors From Feb 1

29 Jan, 2021

Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei province will reopen on February 1 after being closed to visitors since January 5 to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the park director, Samret Phusaensri, said on Thursday.

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Chonburi Shuts Down Hotels, Tourist Sites To Facilitate Govt Aid For Employees

29 Jan, 2021

The Chonburi communicable disease committee on Thursday ordered the closure of all hotels and similar businesses as well as all public and private tourist attractions in the province until further notice.

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802 New Covid-19 Cases

29 Jan, 2021

The government on Friday reported 802 new Covid-19 cases, 781 local infections and 21 imported, raising the total to 17,023.

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Centara Sells Work From Hotel Package

28 Jan, 2021

Centara Hotels & Resorts launches “Work from Hotel at Centara” at hotels and resorts across Thailand for extended stays from now until 30 June 2021.

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Bangkok Airways Resumes Domestic Flights To Trat And Sukhothai From 1 February 2021

28 Jan, 2021

Airports resume limited operations - ticketing office and all passenger lounges remain temporarily closed

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89 Foreigners Arrested For Flouting COVID-19 Rules At Bar

28 Jan, 2021

Police raided a party at a bar on a popular resort island in southern Thailand and arrested 89 foreigners for violating coronavirus regulations, officials said Wednesday.

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Six Golf Resorts Named As Quarantine Facilities

28 Jan, 2021

The government has placed six golfing resorts on its list of Covid-19 quarantine facilities as Thailand eyes opportunities to reopen its international tourism sector.

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Bans Eased As Cases Fall

28 Jan, 2021

Samut Sakhon still faces strict controls

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756 New Covid-19 Cases

28 Jan, 2021

The government on Thursday reported 756 new Covid-19 cases, 746 local infections and 10 imported, raising the total to 16,221.

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Thailand Wants To Attract Foreign Film Productions, Here Is What The Government Can Do

27 Jan, 2021

The Ministry of Tourism this week said that it plans to attract over 3 billion baht in revenue from foreign film productions coming into Thailand.

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Massage And Tattoo Shops, Beauty Clinics, Health Spas Re-open In Chonburi After Governor Order

27 Jan, 2021

Following multiple protests by massage workers at government buildings in Chonburi and a nearly month-long closure, the Chonburi governor gave the OK today around Noon to open massage shops, along with some other venues, effective immediately in the province.

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Thailand’s Lanta Goes Top-of-mind

27 Jan, 2021

From face mask to snorkelling mask, Thailand’s Koh Lanta is a destination that is ready to welcome guests safely as we head for a post-Covid-19 era and those vaccines kick-in.

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Vaccine Registration Pushed Back, 1st Sign Of Delay In Inoculation Drive

27 Jan, 2021

Thailand’s ambitious plan to vaccinate its population against COVID-19 already ran into a delay, while a new virus fatality and more than 800 fresh infections were reported on Wednesday.

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Rural Pupil Who Braves Scorching Sun For Internet Signal Goes Viral

27 Jan, 2021

To attend her online classes, high schooler Sirilak Ritbua had to stake a clear spot in a field, armed with only an umbrella against the relentless heat, for the internet signal.

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THAI Seeks Second Deadline Extension For Rehab Plan

27 Jan, 2021

Thai Airways International (THAI) will this week ask the bankruptcy court to extend its deadline for submission of its rehabilitation plan by another one month, THAI’s acting president Chansin Treenuchagron said on Tuesday.

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Phuket Lifts Quarantine Measures For Visitors From 21 Provinces

27 Jan, 2021

In response to calls from Phuket’s tourism sector, governor Narong Woonciew agreed recently to relax quarantine measures for visitors from Bangkok and 20 other provinces.

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Rayong Gets Ready To Lift Restriction On 10 Types Of Businesses, Public Sites

27 Jan, 2021

The Communicable Disease Control Committee has agreed to allow 10 types of businesses and sites in Rayong to reopen from Wednesday.

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