Business

Koh Samui unveils quarantine-free entry for fully vaccinated tourists

AS the coronavirus outbreak in Surat Thani province, particularly Koh Samui, appears to have been well controlled it is now opening up to tourists with those who have received both coronavirus jabs and test negative for infection 72 hours before travelling need not be quarantined for 14 days, Amarin TV said today (June 8). This

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Sports

Mad rush to buy surfskates at a Phuket store

WITH surfskating right up there among the top trends with this boosted by various events particularly the Amazing Thailand Phuket Surfskate Series 2021 it has led to a huge demand for these skateboards with the price climbing higher than gold, Amarin TV said today (March 8). Because of the high demand and short supply, this

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Local news

Phuket protesters beam laser messages on buildings during PM’s visit

THE Free Phuket demonstrators beamed laser messages on several buildings on the island at midnight last night attacking the mobile Cabinet meeting taking place there today (Nov. 3), Siam Rath newspaper reported. In a Facebook post the group said laser messages, such as “window-dressing mobile cabinet,” were projected on many buildings, particularly those in Phuket

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Life

BREAKING NEWS: About-face on reopening Phuket airport

By Bhuva Chira, Sanook.com THE Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) issued an announcement today (15.5.2020) closing Phuket airport, with the stated reason being that the coronavirus pandemic remains a threat, even though it had issued an announcement yesterday allowing it to reopen on May 16, Sanook.com reported. In yesterday’s announcement CAAT said Phuket airport

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Business

Curfew reduced by an hour, malls to reopen

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) meeting this morning (15.5.2020), presided over by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, agreed to reduce the curfew by an hour from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. instead of 10 p.m.to 4 a.m. previously from Sunday May 17 onward, Voice TV and PostToday reported.. Mr Peeraphan Saleeratviphak, Prime Minister’s adviser,

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