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Thailand’s Auto Sector Shift Into Higher Gear; Both Production, Sales Up

Prospects for Thailand’s automotive industry have improved with both production and sales on the upswing. Autos, which play a significant role in driving Thailand’s economy,...
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46 Countries, 1 Night Hotel, $50K Insurance: Thailand Releases Nov. 1...

MFA releases major points governing "quarantine-exempt" entry for fully vaccinated foreign tourists that technically is not quarantine-exempt.
The Thai government’s ‘Travel Together’ programme to boost domestic tourism has been extended until April

Awaiting CCSA , MoPH Releases Own, Unofficial, ‘Conditions’ for Nov. Tourist...

As nearly everyone in the country and many outside of it wait for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration to finally lay-out the details...
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Card Fraud Grows to ฿130 Miillion as BoT Prepares Refunds

Abnormal money deductions through accounts tied to people’s credit and debit cards have affected many card users this month, with banks having identified irregular...
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Diesel Price Controls Costing Thailand ฿6 Billion Monthly

Already struggling under weight of pandemic loans, Thailand can't afford price caps much longer
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Kasikorn Research Sees Tourism Recovery in ’22

Kasikorn Research Center is optimistic that the Thai tourism industry will see improvement next year as Thailand is going to allow fully vaccinated visitors...
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ROJNA to buy 51% of Herb Treasure to Produce Hemp CBD

A major Thai electricity, industrial and real estate group will invest 51 percent in Herb Treasure Co. for the hemp business. Rojana Industrial Park Plc....
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40,000 Thais Lose ฿10 Million Through Dodgy Apps, Online Carelessness

About 40,000 people lost a total 10 million baht to fraudulent automatic withdrawals set up through dodgy phone apps or due to careless online...
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Tiffany Show Pattaya, Chiang Mai Night Safari Among 185 Thailand Tourism...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand recognized 185 tourism enterprises that that upgraded the quality, professionalism and service standards of the travel and tourism industry. The...
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Thailand, Malaysia Planning Koh Lipe-Langkawi ‘Travel Bubble’

Thailand and Malaysia are working on a plan to open a island “travel bubble” involving Langkawi and Lipe islands in the Andaman Sea. There would...
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2,000+ Bangkok Taxis Now Fitted with Plastic Antivirus Partitions

The Land Transport Department said more than 2,000 taxis are now equipped with partitions to help prevent drivers from catching the coronavirus. Director-General Chirute Visalachitra...
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Thai Airways Announces Winter 2021-22 Flight Schedule

Thai Airways International (THAI) has announced its winter flight programmed during 31 October 2021 – 26 March 2022. Nond Kalinta, THAI’s Chief Commercial Officer, said...
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No One Asked, But Anutin Offers Ideas on Rules for Thailand’s...

. Never one to shirk the spotlight, Anutin offered his unsolicited advice on the the regulations that will govern the admittance of fully vaccinated foreign tourists next month.
Foreign tourists walk along Chaweng Beach in Koh Samui. They didn't have to pay another 500 baht to get in the country. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Debate Rages Over New Thailand tourist Tax as Country Readies to...

The country will barely be open to quarantine-free arrivals and greedy bureaucrats already want to soak them with yet another pointless fee.
Beach bars on Koh Samui await domestic tourists, who now don't have to take a coronavirus test to visit if they're fully vaccinated against Covid-19. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Phuket, Koh Samui Drop Covid-19 Testing Requirement for Domestic Tourists

Likely precursors to what international visitors may experience come November, Phuket and Koh Samui are dropping onerous disease-control measures for domestic tourists. This week, Phuket...
A gas station sits empty during rush hour as Thailand imposes a national night-time curfew to arrest the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and the Covid-19 pulmonary disease it causes. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Rising Oil Prices, Falling Baht Worry Thai Industry Leaders

The Federation of Thai Industries expressed concern about increasing oil prices and the depreciation of the Thai baht, telling the government both will put...
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Older Taxi Drivers to Get Up to ฿10,000 Gov’t Stipend

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved financial aid for older meter- and motorcycle-taxi drivers in the 29 provinces that are maximum and strict Covid-19 controlled...
An All Nippon Airways flight from Tokyo arrives at Bangkok's Survanabhumi International Airport in June. Japanese travelers will be able to return to Thailand in November without undergoing quarantine under a plan by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Thailand’s Nov. 1 Reopening: Devil Will Be in Details

CoE? Insurance? SHA+? Prayut laid out a vision, but bureaucrats may add conditions. How many will determine how successful reopening is.
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U.K. ‘Red List’ Removal Seen Spurring Immediate Boost in U.K. Tourism...

Government officials are betting that Thailand’s removal from the United Kingdom’s “red list” and the U.K.’s acceptance of several vaccines administered here will spark...
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Subsidized Travel Scheme for Thais Resumes, But Bookings Must Be Made...

The government’s promotional campaigns for domestic tourism officially resumed Friday, allowing eligible Thais to book hotel stays and tour packages at subsidized rates. The government...
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Apple iPhone 13 / Mini / Pro / Max on Sale...

Apple Corp. will release its full range of 2021 smartphones in Thailand Oct. 8, thei company’s earliest Thai release ever. The iPhone 13, Pro, Mini...
Immobilized aircrafts at the Don Muang domestic airport in Bangkok on November 10, 2011. Don Muang airport has been closed for weeks due to the worst flooding in Thailand’s history.

Inundated in 2011, Don Muang Airport Said Ready to Withstand 2021...

Don Muang Airport is monitoring closely the floodwater situation and is ready to prevent flooding at Bangkok’s No. 2 airport, said General Manager Thanee...

Prayut Touts ‘Phuket Transformation’ Plan to Draw 1 Million Tourists by...

Thailand is gearing up to promote Phuket as a world-class tourist destination, hoping to welcome a million foreign visitors over the next six months...
Thailand finally has ditched its list of “safe” countries from where it will accept fully vaccinated travelers for the Phuket, Surat Thani, Phang-Nga, and Krabi “sandbox” programs.

Thailand Dumps ‘Safe Countries’ List; Sandboxes Now Open to Travelers Worldwide

Thailand finally has ditched its list of “safe” countries from where it will accept fully vaccinated travelers for the Phuket, Surat Thani, Phang-Nga, and...
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Failed, Forgotten Special Tourist Visa Extended for Another Year

The forgotten and failed Special Tourist Visa will live to see another year. The Cabinet this week extended the STV for another year, although virtually...
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