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...
Nearly 2,500 Pattaya residents lined up under the hot sun at Bali Hai Pier Aug. 4 to receive a free meal in a city devastated by the coronavirus epidemic.

Pattaya Becomes ‘Heartbreak City’ as Thousands Left to Beg for Food

A sign at the intersection of Beach and Central roads once proclaimed Pattaya the “Extreme City”. Now it could be called “Heartbreak City”. How else to describe the rows of thousands of people, sitting under the hot sun on hot concrete at the South Pattaya jetty waiting for handouts of food they no longer can afford?
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AstraZeneca Rethinks Thailand Vaccine Plans Amid Gov’t Prosecution of Covid-19 Critic

Generals may have imperiled country's entire vaccination plan with rabid pursuit of pro-democracy activist for questioning royal role in vaccine rollout
Burmese migrant workers are confined to dormitories in Samut Sakhon now protected with razor-wire fencing.

Prayut Orders Plans for New Thailand Lockdown as Covid-19 Cases Jump...

Coronavirus cases linked to a Samut Sakhon shrimp market soared beyond 800 Monday as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Public Health Ministry draw...
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Immigration Drops Covid-19 Test Requirement for Renewing Thailand Visas

The Immigration Bureau backed down from a proposal to require foreigners seeking to extend visas to produce proof of a negative coronavirus test, calling...
Chonburi Closes Bars Cockfighting Massage for Covid

Chonburi Follows Bangkok, Shuts High-Risk Entertainment Spots

Chonburi tonight followed Bangkok’s lead, limiting hours for the city’s tawdry nightlife sector and cockfighting and similar venues for a week over the new...
Bangkok's Nana Plaza red-light complex will closed Dec. 29-Jan. 4 as Bangkok announces new restrictions on nightlife.

Bangkok Shuts Nightclubs, Massage Parlors, Animal Sports Through Jan. 4

Alcohol not banned as pubs with food can remain open with social distancing
A few of the alleged "restaurants" at Pattaya's Covid-19 cesspool, Tree Town Market.

25% at Pattaya’s Tree Town Bar Area Tests Positive for Covid-19

A quarter of employees and customers screened for Covid-19 at Pattaya’s Tree Town Market tested positive on the first day, confirming it as the...
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
Masks and social distancing are few and far to be seen every night at Bangkok's Artbox on Sukhumvit Road.

Thailand’s 2nd Wave is Coming: Vietnam Proves It

Obvious parallels of open economy, waning mask use, more domestic tourism and rising illegal immigration make new Thai outbreak a matter of when, not if.
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Antibodies, Not Coronavirus, Found in 2 Local Cases, Leaving Thailand’s Covid-Free...

UPDATE: Wildly off-base government report that infected Thais found outside quarantine sets off virus panic
Thailand Lockdown Ends June 30 All Bars and Busineeses to Reopen

Thailand’s Lockdown Ends June 30, Bars, Soapy Massage Parlors Can Reopen...

Official confirmation of the decision is expected at Monday’s CCSA meeting chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
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4-Hour Coronavirus Testing Now Available on Koh Samui

While Koh Samui has seen only seven cases of Covid-19 and none in more than a month, coronavirus tests that yield results in just...
Burmese workers from Saha Farms enjoyed a trip to Phetchabun, until they were subjected to a racist attack online.

Burmese Tourists Hit By Racist Attack as Covid-Panicked Thais Ratchet Up...

Legal Saha Farms migrant workers subjected to Thai tirade in Phetchabun
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha ordered testing of those attending the July 24 and 25 Krabi and Nakhon Si Thammarat concerts by teen idol Ratchanok “Jennie” Suwannaket after event photos went viral with thousands denouncing the flouting of social-distancing rules.

Thailand to Launch Mass Covid-19 Testing After Maskless Thousands Pack Teen...

Organizers of 'Jennie' Suwannaket shows in Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat face criminal charges
Long lines formed Sunday for free coronavirus tests in Samut Sakhon.

Bangkok Cancels New Year’s as Coronavirus Cases Rise to 688 in...

Thailand’s public-health leaders are downplaying the risk of a coronavirus second wave, but Bangkok officials apparently don’t believe it, canceling all official New Year’s...
Government stresses extended Buddhist holiday weekend is not promised Songkran 3-day break

Thailand to Celebrate End of Lockdown with July 4-7 Holiday

Government stresses extended Buddhist holiday weekend is not promised Songkran 3-day break
Thailand Thais Weaaring Face Masks Covid Coronavirus

Despite Renewed Coronavirus Threat, Mask Use in Thailand Plummets

Irresponsible foreigners, mirroring ignorance of West, lead regular maks use down to 51%
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto leaves Bangkok via private jet Wednesday after testing positive for the coronavirus before meeting Thai officials.

Hungarian Envoy’s Positive Covid-19 Test Shocks Thailand, Cambodia

Prayut Spared, but Hun Sen in Isolation After Mystery Positive Coronavirus Test
Will the brothels of Pattaya's Soi 6 that reopened his past week as "restaurants" offer STD checks with the Covid-19 tests? (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Covid-19 Tests Now Required to Enter All Chonburi Restaurants

Venues of all sizes must test workers daily; Those unwilling/unable must close
Udon Thani Quarantine Rule Myanmar Returnees Covid Coronavirus

Covid-19 Outbreak Jumps to 14 Cases as Chiang Rai-DMK Airline Passenger...

Udon Thani loses plot, slaps quarantine on northern returnees
Public health workers spray disinfectant inside a Chiang Mai restaurant were a coronavirus-infected woman visited.

Chiang Mai Covid-19 Victim Snuck into Thailand, Skipped Quarantine

Coughing and feverish, woman still went to karaoke bar, cinema, restaurants
Thailand's streak of 100 days without covid-19 coronavirus ends

Prison Inmate Confirmed with Covid-19, Ending Thailand’s Streak at 100 Days

Public Health Ministry confirms first locally transmitted case of Covid-19 in 100 days, ending the streak but prompting more questions about how where it came from.
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16 Thai Firms to Sell Covid-19 Insurance Online for STV Tourists

Sixteen Thai insurance companies have joined to offer foreigners hoping to visit the kingdom the required US$100,000 in health insurance. The Insurance Office said Thursday...
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