Gov’t Hits Back at Swine Flu Critics, Saying It Spent ฿1.6...

The government hit back against criticism that it allowed African Swine Flu to sneak into and spread through Thailand’s pig farms, saying 1.6 billion...
Foreign tourists walk toward their train at Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Station in December 2021. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Thai Insurance Firms to Offer Foreign Tourists Covid-19 Policies Covering Mild...

Thai insurance companies may soon offer packages that cover Covid-19 treatment for mild symptoms that would cover international tourists and permit more “hospitels” under...
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Thailand to Set Industrial Standard for Kratom

Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit directed the Thai Industrial Standards Institute to quickly announce an industrial standard for kratom leaf extract to promote related products...
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Gov’t Continues Market Meddling, Freezing Cooking Gas Prices Until April

The government continues to ring up huge bills artificially capping and controlling prices in Thailand, with cooking gas joining the price-freeze list on Wednesday. The...
A CP Foods pig farm in Thailand.

African Swine Flu Found in Nakhon Pathom

The Department of Livestock Development has detected the African swine fever in a sample collected from a slaughterhouse in Nakhon Pathom Province and is...
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Thailand Caps Egg, Chicken Prices, Hurting Farmers to ‘Protect’ Shoppers

. Prices for chicken feed, antibiotics have been rising steadily, forcing farmers to raise prices.
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Prayut Wants Cryptocurrency Capital Gains Tax Plan Clarified

Aware of concerns about taxation on crytocurrency gains, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday ordered the Revenue Department to clarify its policy to tax...
A foreign man chats up bargirls in Pattaya, who can receive 5,000 baht from the government in pandemic compensation. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

96% of Nightlife Workers Paid ฿5,000 Pandemic Compensation, SSO Says

The Labor Ministry claimed most Thais working in the country’s nightlife industry have received Covid-19 pandemic compensation, but urged those who haven’t to register...
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Thailand Lifts Ban on Travelers From Africa Tuesday

Tourists from Africa and Thais returning from the region from where the omicron coronavirus variant began again can enter Thailand starting Tuesday. Foreign Ministry spokesman...
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Thailand to Regulate Covid-19 ATK Prices

Authorities have ordered commercial affairs agencies to regulate the pricing of home-use Covid-19 antigen test kits, as increasing demand amid spiking cases leads to...
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Thai Baht Weakening Under Omicron, Dollar Pressure

The baht will move between 33.45 and 33.65 versus the U.S. dollar and could weaken further under pressure from the strengthening greenback and Thailand’s...
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Bullish 2022 Seen for Thai Stock Exchange

The Stock Exchange of Thailand will see more than 10 billion baht a month in inflows, possibly pushing the index to 1,870 points in...
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Alcohol Ban Averted; CCSA Limits Sales to 9 p.m.

. Test & Go cutoff date nixed; 5 'Sandboxes' added; Nightlife postponed again
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Alcohol Ban, Red Zones, Bar Closures Likely When CCSA Meets Friday

The Center for Covid-19 Administration on Friday is expected to reimpose a ban on alcohol sales in restaurants, reinstate “red” zones and close bars...
Small vendors, such as those at markets in Pattaya, have benefitted from the Let's Go Halves program. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

‘Let’s Go Halves 4’ Set for March Launch

The Finance Ministry expects to launch the fourth phase of the “Let’s Go Halves” co-payment scheme in March,. Pornchai Theerawet, spokesman for the Finance Ministry,...
Suvarnabhumi International Airport staff check Thailand Pass QR codes for arriving passengers. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Thailand ‘Test & Go’ Suspension Extended to Jan. 31 Under Health...

. Anutin flip-flops again, now says approved T&G tourists must enter Thailand before Jan. 10 or face quarantine
Go-go bars on Pattaya's Walking Street have been closed since April, with employees receiving no government aid until now. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Thai Bargirls, Nightlife Workers Get ฿5,000 Handouts from Gov’t

About 30,000 nightlife employees will receive 5,000 baht cash to help offset the impact of bar closures during the coronavirus pandemic. The government said Wednesday...
Thailand Port Shipping Exports Laem Chabang Khlong Toey Toei

Thai Exports Seen Growing 3-4% in 2022

Exports continue to be the prime driver of Thailand’s economy during a time when commercial activities are upended by the coronavirus pandemic. The Commerce Ministry...
Pattaya Walking Street Bars For Rent Closed Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19 Lockdown

Business Leaders Warn Gov’t Not to Lock Down Thailand Over Omicron

. Don't Just Pay Lip Service to 'Living With Covid'; Actually Do It, Execs Demand
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Thailand Named ‘Best Honeymoon Destination’ for Indian Tourists

Thailand was named “Best Honeymoon Destination” for the second consecutive year at the 10th Travel + Leisure India’s Best Awards 2021. “Thailand is one of...
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Omicron Lockdown Fears Push Holiday Spending to 12-Year Low

Thailand’s struggling economy is facing another major threat amid the rapidly spreading omicron coronavirus variant, with holiday spending expected to drop to a 12-year...
27th Thai International Travel Fair Bangkok

Thai International Travel Fair Shifts Focus to ‘Premium Domestic’ Activities

The lengthy pandemic has forced tourism businesses to switch from relying on revenue from international visitors to that generated by domestic tourists. The 27th Thai...
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Retail Investors New Powerhouse at Thailand Stock Exchange

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is seeing a phenomenal increase in the number of new individual investors. Much like in markets from New York to...
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BOI OK’s Expanded Stimulus Plan, EEC Investment Measures

The Board of Investment has approved the expansion of investment stimulus and the period for promotion measures in the Eastern Economic Corridor zone to...
Arriving passengers wait to have their Thailand Pass QR code scanned at Suvarnabhumi International Airport. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Thailand Suspends ‘Test & Go’, Reimposes Quarantine Amid Omicron Threat

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today rolled back Thailand’s reopening to foreign tourists, reimposing mandatory seven-day quarantine for all international arrivals who haven’t already been...
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