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Thailand Has Passed The Peak Of Covid-19 Outbreak, Says DDC

25 Aug, 2021

The Covid-19 outbreak in the country has passed its peak after daily infection rate has started to decrease in the past week, the Department of Disease Control said on Tuesday.

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Ministry To Propose Limited Resumption Of Dine-in Service

25 Aug, 2021

The Public Health Ministry is seeking approval from the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to allow restaurants to reopen to fully vaccinated diners as new infections have declined in the past few days.

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297 Covid Fatalities, 18,417 Cases

25 Aug, 2021

There were 297 new Covid-19 fatalities, for the death toll of over 10,000, and 18,417 new cases over the past 24 hours

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Nok Air Imagines Shift To Premium Segment In Rehab Plan

25 Aug, 2021

Nok Air plans to add 5 billion baht in liquidity through a five-year rehabilitation plan starting next year as it prepares to shift segments to premium service.

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Cabinet Approves VAT Extension

25 Aug, 2021

Tourism schemes face snag in planning

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Chiang Mai To Welcome Vaccinated Foreign Tourists Under “Charming Chiang Mai” Bubble-and-seal Project In October

24 Aug, 2021

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is preparing to launch Chiang Mai’s “Bubble & Sealed” tourism plan to welcome foreign tourists to four tourist districts, including Mueang district, Mae Rim district, Mae Taeng district, and Doi Tao district.

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PG Reopens Samui – Phuket Route

24 Aug, 2021

Bangkok Airways will resume direct services between Samui and Phuket starting Wednesday 25 August to support travel between the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus Mode recovery projects.

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CCSA To Debate Reopening Plan

24 Aug, 2021

PM's 120-day target 'still within reach'

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Daily Covid Cases Hit August Low

24 Aug, 2021

Thailand logged 17,165 new cases over the previous 24 hours, the fewest since July 30, along with another 226 Covid-19 fatalitie

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Infection Rate Down Again In Chon Buri

24 Aug, 2021

Chon Buri saw the rate of Covid-19 infections drop below 1,000 for the second day running, with 816 new cases and eight Covid deaths reported on Tuesday.

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Unemployment Expected To Hit 2.5%

24 Aug, 2021

EconThai predicts jobless rate for Q2

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Thailand To Shift Strategy To ‘learning To Live With Covid-19’

23 Aug, 2021

Thailand is preparing for life with Covid, with preliminary plans being drawn up to relax some restrictions and reopen its borders to vaccinated visitors even as new cases hover around 20,000 a day.

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Lockdown Is Starting To Reduce Case Rates, Government Says

23 Aug, 2021

The lockdown is working and the number of new cases is expected to drop to 15,000 per day by the end of September, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s said on Monday.

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Death Rates Underline Importance Of Vaccination As Government Aims For November Target For Red Zones

23 Aug, 2021

The Thai government is setting itself a November target for heard immunity through vaccination and infection in red areas across the country, a Ministry of Public Health source told Thai Enquirer on Monday.

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Thousands Of Tourists Leaving Phuket For Other Provinces

23 Aug, 2021

Thousands of tourists have departed Phuket by land since the Phuket Sandbox 7+7 Extension programme took effect on Aug 17

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Sputnik Jabs Jog Phuket Confidence

23 Aug, 2021

Tourism stakeholders in Phuket believe the health ministry’s emergency approval of the Russian Sputnik vaccine could boost travel to the Thai island in the fourth quarter of the year.

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Inept Vaccine Rollout, Red Tape To Blame For Delay In Pattaya’s Reopening – PBTA

23 Aug, 2021

Pattaya’s top business leader blamed red tape and an inept Covid-19 vaccine rollout for the postponement of the city’s planned Sept. 1 reopening to foreign tourists.

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Pattaya Tackles Hurdles To Reopening

23 Aug, 2021

Pattaya needs to overcome obstacles, including slow approval of standard operating procedures (SOPs), insufficient vaccinations and a spike in infections, as they could jeopardise its reopening plan this year.

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242 Daily Covid Fatalities, 17,491 New Cases Reported

23 Aug, 2021

There were 242 more Covid-19 fatalities and 17,491 new cases over the past 24 hours

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Hydro-floating Solar Hybrid Plant Expected To Supply Electricity From October

22 Aug, 2021

The hydro-floating solar hybrid power plant on Sirindhorn Dam in Ubon Ratchathani province, with a capacity of 45 megawatts, will start operating from October, Boonyanit Wongrukmit, governor of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat), said.

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Pattaya Walking Street Electrical Work Now Set For January Completion

22 Aug, 2021

Walking Street bars have been closed since April making it convenient for the contractors to delay the underground cabling project for another 6 months.

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Red Tape, Slow Jab Rollout Delay Pattaya Reopening

22 Aug, 2021

Pattaya City seems unlikely to reopen to tourism on Sept 1 as planned with local businesses blaming the delay on red tape and a sluggish Covid-19 vaccine rollout.

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New Covid Cases And Deaths In Asean Fall For Second Day In A Row

22 Aug, 2021

Southeast Asia saw a decrease in new Covid-19 cases and related deaths on Saturday for the second successive day, collated data showed.

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233 Daily Covid Fatalities, 19,014 New Cases Reported

22 Aug, 2021

There were 233 more Covid-19 fatalities and 19,014 new cases over the past 24 hours

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261 Covid Fatalities, 20,571 Cases Reported

21 Aug, 2021

A total of 261 Covid-19 fatalities and 20,571 cases were reported over the past 24 hours

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Travel Takes A Bigger Tumble In 2021

21 Aug, 2021

International travel in regional markets worldwide continued to decline during the first five months of this year, according to the latest data compiled by Statista.

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Pattaya Mahouts Put Elephants Online, Hoping For Food Donations

21 Aug, 2021

Mahouts at a Najomtien elephant camp have begun livestreaming pleas for baskets of food for their hungry elephants.

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Thailand Ventures To Obtain 100 Million COVID-19 Vaccines By Year-end

21 Aug, 2021

Minister of Public Health Anutin Chanvirakul and Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Poramudwinai are engaged in a high-level exchange of information on COVID-19 vaccines, agreeing that they would help one another find sources of the vaccine to meet both current and future demand.

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Covid-19 Infections 'may Have Peaked'

21 Aug, 2021

Signs have emerged that suggest Covid-19 infections are about to level off despite a doctor warning the country could see up to 400,000 new cases.

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Phuket-Samui Flights To Resume Aug 25, Says Governor

20 Aug, 2021

Samui Plus continues for vaccinated tourists

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