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Thailand Cracks Open Border Again as It Reports 6 New Covid-19...

Thailand on Wednesday reported six quarantined coronavirus cases as it prepares to crack open the borders again to allow migrant workers and select groups...
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2 Covid-19 Cases Reported in Thailand’s South

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration reported two new Covid-19 cases, raising the total cases to 3,033. CCSA spokesman Taweesin Visanuyothin said the total recovery...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

25 Days Without Locally Transmitted Case of Covid-19 in Thailand

Imported cases continue to pile among returnees from Middle East.
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CCSA OKs Fans for Stadium Sports, Rubber-Stamps Emergency Decree Extension

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration endorsed extension of the state of emergency for another month and a proposal to allow fans to watch...
Foreigners aged 75 and over walk-in for COVID-19 jabs at Bang Sue Grand Station

Walk-In Covid-19 Vaccinations Open for Foreign Expats 75+ at Bang Sue...

Elderly foreign expats now have an easier time getting vaccinated for Covid-19 with walk-in appointments at the Bang Sue Grand Station.
Trucks evacuate hundreds of coronavirus-infected migrant workers from a Samut Sakhon seafood-market dormitory Jan. 4, taking them to a local stadium where a 500-bed field hospital has been set up.

Covid-19 Second Wave Raises Tide of Xenophobia in Thailand

Migrant workers from Myanmar are among the most heavily impacted groups in Thailand as the country continues to grapple with a second wave of...
AI and robotics are among the many technologies that are being used by the Smart Airport Team to improve the passenger experience at Incheon Airport.

S. Korean Tests Positive for Covid-19 After Leaving Thailand

Yet more evidence the coronavirus still in lurking in Bangkok
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Thailand definitely to fully reopen July 1… maybe

The Thai government hopes to reopen its entire economy July 1, the secretary-general of the National Security Council said in an interview Thursday. In comments...
A bar complex on Sukhumvit Soi 4 is shut down amid the coronavirus crisis. Operators hope to reopen in February (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Bangkok to Ease Shutdown Friday; Limits on Bars, Restaurants to Remain

13 business sectors get OK to reopen, but pubs to stay closed, restaurant hours limit, alcohol ban to continue
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Mass Coronavirus Testing Underway in Tak

Thailand pivots from targeted Covid-19 testing to mass tests in areas bordering Myanmar
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Early Study Claims Thai-Made ‘ChulaCOV-19’ Vaccine as Effective as Pfizer

The Phase 1 trial of Thailand’s homegrown mRNA Covid-19 vaccine ChulaCOV-19, suggests the candidate vaccine can help the body elicit the same level of...
Water running in drinking fountain in park on summer day. Young woman drinking water from fountain.

Increased Chlorine to Remain in Tap Water to Kill Pesky Covid

Thai tap-water producers will continue to keep higher levels of chlorine coming from the faucet to ward off the coronavirus. Dr. Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai, director-general of...
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Bang Lamphu, Khao San Deserted Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Business in Bangkok’s Khaosan Road area has evaporated after news broke that a coronavirus-infected deejay had worked at a pub flouting social distancing rules. The...

Covid Cops Now Eyeing Oct. 1 to Enforce Vaccine Requirement for...

Unable to force it on restaurants when they reopened Sept. 1, the government is eyeing Oct. 1 for the start of a rule requiring...
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With Reopening Delayed, Thailand Instead Moves to Shorten Quarantine to 7...

Having all but officially postponed the reopening of five provinces by a month, Thailand instead is looking to shorten the quarantine for fully vaccinated...

Universal Health Coverage Key to Conquering Covid-19, Thai Foreign Minister Tells...

Without universal health care, Thailand’s coronavirus epidemic would have been worse, but more investment is needed before the next pandemic, the country’s foreign minister...
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha appears ready to perform his George Bush “Mission Accomplished” impression and signal that the crisis is over, when, of course, it’s months away from being so.

‘Mission Accomplished’? – Embattled Prayut Ready to Dissolve CCSA, End Emergency...

PM appears ready to perform his best George W. Bush “Mission Accomplished” impression and signal that the crisis is over, when it’s months away from being so.
Workers process skipjack tuna at a Thai Union Frozen Products packaging plant in Samut Sakhon

914 or 69? Tuna Giant Thai Union Distorts Massive Coronavirus Outbreak...

UPDATE: Provincial health officials contradict world's largest tuna canner, which claimed only 69 workers contracted coronavirus
Passengers attempt to observe social distancing as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus as they ride in a BTS commuter train during rush hour.

CCSA Defends Farcical Bar Restrictions List As Thailand Waits for ‘Major’...

Thailand’s appeared in a virtual holding pattern Sunday, reporting no new coronavirus infections, deaths nor recoveries as the public held its breathe over how...
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Waning Mask Use, Check-Ins Inviting Coronavirus 2nd Wave, Gov’t Warns

Mask use declines for 2nd month, despite looming 2nd wave of Covid-19
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3 More Passengers from Sudanese Diplomat’s Flight Test Positive for Covid-19

Three more passengers on a flight that carried Sudan’s charge d’affaires and his Covid-19-infected daughter back to Thailand now have tested positive for the...

Chonburi Records 1st Coronavirus Case in Van of Illegal Cambodians

Chonburi recorded its first coronavirus case since the Samut Sakhon seafood-market outbreak when police intercepted a van of illegal Cambodian migrant laborers, one of...
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Commerce Ministry on Alert for Face Mask Price Gouging

Masks can't be sold for more than 2.5 baht each
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‘It’s Like a Lockdown’: Thailand Eyes Travel, Business Hours Limits as...

More than a third of Thailand will go into quasi-lockdown Monday under a proposal being put before Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to the country’s...
People wear face masks as they wait for clearance to cross the border with Myanmar in Chiang Rai.

Covid-Infected Returnee Outbreak Spreads with New Chiang Rai Case as 175...

Anutin says no North lockdown needed, but pauses quarantine, border relaxations
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