Coronavirus

Update: Lockdown in dark red zone extended till August 18

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee this afternoon (August 1) extended the lockdown in the dark red zone for two more weeks from August 3 till August 18, 2021 with the 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew remaining in place, Amarin TV said. CCSA assistant spokeswoman Dr Apisamai Srirangsan said Prime

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Business

Foreign travellers wonder if they’ve been tricked into visiting country under lockdown

By Thai Newsroom Reporters MANY FOREIGN VISITORS to Phuket and Koh Samui are wondering if they have been practically tricked into visiting a country where all domestic flights to and from its capital city are currently banned, remarked former finance minister Sommai Pasee yesterday (July 21). Under the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus Model reopening

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Coronavirus

Measures in 10 most strictly controlled provinces to be further escalated

THE Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is planning to elevate Covid-19 prevention measures in the 10 most strictly controlled provinces, after finding current restrictions are not having an impact on the situation, as well as violations of rules, NNT said this afternoon (July 16). Deputy Spokesperson to the CCSA Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan reported that

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Coronavirus

Bangkok, outlying provinces, 4 southern provinces under lockdown

By Thai Newsroom Reporters BANGKOK, FIVE OUTLYING provinces and four southernmost provinces are now under lockdown and curfew for a 14-day duration as the domestic pandemic situation has worsened. The lockdown and curfew were imposed yesterday (July 9) by the Centre for the Covid-19 Situation Administration, effective from today and Monday respectively. The provinces affected

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Coronavirus

PM: No curfew or lockdown this time round

  PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said at 3.45 p.m. today (April 16) after a video meeting of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA) executive committee that there will neither be a lockdown nor a curfew to control the new spike in coronavirus cases, Thai Rath newspaper said. However he added that the opening hours

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Local news

Chinese gamblers nabbed in Pattaya raid

By Thai Newsroom Reporters NINE CHINESE nationals were arrested on emergency rule-breaking and gambling charges in Pattaya last night, police said. The police raided a house in Jomtien area of the beach resort city and rounded up the poker-playing Chinese males, aged between 30 and 42 years. The Chinese nationals were charged with breaking emergency

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Local news

Botox and other facial treatments allowed from tomorrow

THE Public Health Ministry’s senior official came out today (May 31) to say that beauty clinic business and activities reopening tomorrow under phase 3 easing of the Covid-19 lockdown include facial treatments such as Botox and dermal filler injections, Naewna newspaper reported. Dr Arkom Praditsuwan, deputy director-general of the Department of Health Service Support, said

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