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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...
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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...
Commuters and conservationists through Dec. 23 was to be the last day for Hua Lamphong. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Hua Lamphong Wins 30-Day Reprieve After Gov’t Caves to Moans of...

Bangkok’s historic Hua Lamphong railway station won at least a 30-day reprieve before it’s shut down and redeveloped after the government caved to complaints...
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30% More Expected to Cram on to Interprovincial Buses for New...

Interprovincial bus operator Transport Co. is scheduling 4,700 trips a day on buses and vans to ensure there are enough seats for passengers traveling...
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CCSA to Weigh Reimposing Mandatory Quarantine for Foreign Arrivals, Crushing Tourism...

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration this will will consider a proposal to reimpose mandatory quarantine for all arrivals due to the coronavirus omicron...
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Thailand to Inflict Another Half-Baked Entry Website on Foreign Tourists

Having already bungled the Thailand Pass website launch, Thai IT geniuses are about to inflict another website on inbound international tourists, creating even more...
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Thailand Ready to Legalize Use of Entire Marijuana Plants

. Cannabis flowers, buds and seeds – currently still illegal – could become legal cash crops after law change next year
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World Bank Throws Water on Rosy Thai Economic Forecasts, Sees only...

The World Bank isn’t as rosy on Thailand’s economy as Thailand’s bureaucrats are. Following Thai government forecasts of 1.5 percent and 1.2 percent growth in...
An IED damaged a Sungai Kolok-Nakhon Si Thammarat train and slightly injured its driver, its engineer and a passenger. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Rail Service Resumes in Pattani After Train Bombing

The State Railway of Thailand resumed service through Pattani Province after a bombing of a commuter train in the southern border province on Monday...
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Motor Show Sales Hit Target As Thais Buy Cars to Cut...

Sales at the Thailand International Motor Expo are expected to hit organizers’ targets despite continued concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic. The Federation of Thai Industries...
Arriving passengers wait to have their Thailand Pass QR code scanned at Suvarnabhumi International Airport. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Omicron Be Damned, Ease Entry Rules for Tourists, Pattaya Hotel Boss...

Refusing to submit to omicron panic, the Pattaya-area chief of the Thai Hotels Association said Thailand should stick to an earlier plan to ease...
Thais shop at street carts and outdoor markets in Pattaya. Small shops have embraced the government's co-pay scheme to boost business while the public can spend 150 baht a day on small items using government subsidy. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Full Recovery of Thai Economy in 2023 – Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry said it expects the economy to fully recover by 2023, driven mainly by tourism. Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said 2022 should see the...
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Suphan Buri Rice Farmers Get Gov’t Cash to Offset Low Rice...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha granted Suphan Buri rice farmers financial assistance to offset low rice and vegetable prices the government is trying to raise. Prayut...
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Thailand’s 1st Cyber-Security Agency Begins Operations

Thailand has set up its first organization to cope with cyberattacks. Called the National Cyber Security Agency, or NCSA, the organization actually was established in...
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Inflation Surges to 2.7% in Nov., Highest in 7 Months

Inflation in November surged to 2.7 percent, the highest pace in seven months, fueled by the easing of disease controls and business reopenings. Ronnarong Phoolpipat,...
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Oil Palm Growers Demand All Diesel Sales Resume in April

Oil palm growers said they’ll give the government four months to resume selling three kinds of diesel fuel instead of the current one. Representatives of...
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Cabinet OKs ฿5.6 Billion Bailouts of SRT, BMTA

The Cabinet on Tuesday pledged 5.6 billion baht in bailouts for the State Railway of Thailand and Bangkok Mass Transit Authority to mop up...
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Hua Lamphong Won’t Be Demolished, Closed, SRT Pledges

The State Railway of Thailand affirmed that the Hua Lamphong rail station will not be demolished or closed. SRT spokesman Ekarat Sri-arayanpong said Transport Minister...
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Biggest Thai Tourism Expo of Year at Bitec Bangkok

The 60th Thai Teaw Thai Fair aimed at boosting tourism following the country’s reopening wraps up today at the Bitec Bangna Exhibition Center in...

Thailand Entry Rules Eased, Curfews Ended

. CCSA makes Test & Go less of a lie, while creating more confusion over on-arrival testing
Bangkok's infamous Soi Cowboy red-light district will continues to lie in darkness until at least Jan. 16. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Thailand Bars to Remain Closed Until Jan., CCSA Reaffirms

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Friday dashed hopes of a happy new year for Thailand’s bar and club operators, confirming nightlife entertainment...
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