Health

Covid fear lingers in Krabi despite face mask mandate being eased

  DESPITE the government having announced on Friday that people may now take off their face masks, many tourist business operators and workers in Krabi province are still worried about catching Covid-19 because there are people doing so everyday and the virus is also mutating, TV Channel 7 said today (June 27). In lifting the

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Life

Krabi refuses to allow shooting of the movie ‘Meg 2’ at its beaches

SOUTHERN Krabi province’s joint government-private committee on development and resolving economic problems today (Jan. 29) passed a resolution refusing to allow the shooting of the sequel “Meg 2: The Trench” on its three beaches to protect the environment, Sanook.com said. Provincial Governor Mr. Puttipong Sirimat said Indochina Productions Co., Ltd. was assigned by Deep Blue

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Local news

Billboards welcoming Prayut to Krabi slashed and torn

By Thai Newsroom Reporters ROADSIDE BILLBOARDS welcoming Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha were slashed and torn by unknown persons in downtown Krabi, police said today (Nov. 15). Several welcome signs temporarily erected at roadside spots in the capital district of the southern province greeting the visiting Prayut and cabinet members were obviously impaired by a few

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Health

PM cancels Thailand SHA SHA SHA tourism event amid local opposition

  PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Sept. 28) ordered the cancellation of the “Thailand SHA SHA SHA” tourism event in Krabi, Phuket and Phang Nga provinces that started on Friday Sept. 24 and was to continue till Sunday Oct. 3 amid strong local objection over coronavirus risk, Thai Rath newspaper said. Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman

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Health

Fearful Krabi strictly screens first group of Bangkok bus passengers

TRANSPORT officials at the popular southern coastal province of Krabi mounted stringent screening of the first group of bus passengers to arrive there from Bangkok this morning (June 10) after inter-provincial bus services started up again in a big effort to prevent  a second outbreak of Covid-19, Naewna newspaper reported. When passengers disembarked from their

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