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Sun Legal Update: Thailand Offers Digital Work Permits

Select long-term visa holders can now apply for a digital work permit at the One-Stop Service Center for visas and work permits in Bangkok...

Leading Backer of Covid-19 Restrictions Named Health Ministry’s Top Bureaucrat

Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, one of the faces of Thailand’s coronavirus pandemic who continues to push restrictions and disease controls, has been named the Public...

Despite 6 Jabs, ‘Obese’ Anutin Gets Covid-19

. Health minister 1st in line to get new Covid-19 antiviral

Prayut, Anutin Agree Thailand Must ‘Move On’ From Covid-19

Just days after encouraging people to continue to wear face masks, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha stood before a crowd in Phuket on Tuesday night,...

New Bangkok Governor Ready to End Mask Mandate, Extend Bar Hours

Newly elected Bangkok Gov. Chadchart Sittipunt said he would quickly discuss an end to the face-mask mandate and extending operating hours of the city’s...

Phuket Walks Back Order Ending Outdoor Mask Mandate

. Masks still required in public, except at beaches, parks

Thailand Set to Lower Covid-19 Alert Level Again, Drop Antigen Test Reports

The Public Health Ministry is contemplating lowering its Covid-19 alert to level to two this week as new coronavirus cases continue to fall. Dr. Chakkarat...

‘Carelessness’ Kills Covid-19 Patient Vaccinated 4 Times

Four Covid-19 vaccine shots did not help save the life of a Thai whose death was among 36 others reported Friday. Center for Covid-19 Situation...

Thai Prisons to Resume Family Visits After 13-Months Covid-19 Lockdown

The Corrections Department will resume in-person prison visits for relatives starting next week amid improvements in the Covid-19 situation. Ayut Sinthoppan, director-general of the Corrections...

Phuket Lifts All Covid-19 Restrictions on Vaccinated Domestic Tourists Sunday

Fully vaccinated domestic tourists will be able to visit Phuket without restriction starting Sunday as the province tries to pump up its tourism industry. Gov....

Gov’t Blocking 15 Provinces from Declaring Covid-19 Endemic

Fifteen provinces are ready to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease, but may see their plans thwarted by the central government. Dr. Suthep Petchmak, inspector-general of...

All of Thailand Can Drink Legally Until Midnight Starting May 1

In addition to doing away with the Test & Go tourist-entry scheme, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Friday ended coronavirus-control “orange” zones,...

Thai Insurance Companies Pay ฿60 Billion in Covid-19 Benefits, Total Seen Hitting ฿100 Billion

Insurance companies paid out nearly 60 billion baht on Covid-19 insurance policies through the end of March with the total payouts expected to reach...

Surprise! (Not): Thailand Won’t Declare Covid-19 Endemic July 1

. Anutin begrudgingly admits disease controls on tourists, nightlife will have to be eased

Thais Told to Work from Home 1 Week to Blunt Post-Songkran Covid-19 Surge

The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration advised businesses and government agencies to allow employees to work from home for a week to blunt the...

Gov’t Doctors Continue Hand-Wringing Over Post-Songkran Covid-19 Spike

More hand-wringing from medical hacks on Friday as a chronically conservative advisor to the government predicted the number of daily Covid-19 cases would double...

FDA Warns Against Bogus Covid-19 Vaccine Mouth Spray

The Food and Drug Administration warned against a mouth spray that claims to "catch and kill" the coronavirus, saying the agency has never approved...

Thailand Pass, Test & Go May Be Scrapped May 1

. Tourism minister to urge CCSA on April 22 to go beyond dropping on-arrival PCR test

Still Petrified of Songkran, Health Officials Predict 100K Covid-19 Cases After Holiday

. Even though 95% of cases will be mild, asymptomatic, Thailand still threatening new restrictions

Pfizer Covid-19 Antiviral Finally Arrives in Thailand

. Paxlovid seen reducing hospitalizations after Songkran.

Health Ministry Sounds Alarm Over Deadly Covid-19 Spike After Songkran

The Ministry of Public Health raised an alarm over the potential for more Covid-19 patients needing ventilators after Songkran. Dr. Sumanee Wacharasint, director of the...

New Covid-19 Rules Covering Songkran Published

The Royal Gazette on Friday published rules to control Covid-19 during the Songkran period, including a ban on water fights and eased disease-control measures...

Pandemic Lives on Surin

. Plan to designate Covid-19 endemic delayed.

1330 Covid-19 Hotline Gets Even More Options

. 'Please wait and listen through all 18 choices before entering your selection'.

Cabinet OKs Spending Billions More on Covid-19, Cost-of-Living Subsidies

Thailand continued to spend money it doesn’t have Monday, approving another 8.5 billion baht for its coronavirus response and 10 more subsidies to reduce...
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