Business

16,595 foreign tourists arrived in 5 days, over 90,000 sign up for Thailand Pass

THE reopening of Thailand on Nov. 1 drew 16,595 foreign tourists on both Test and Go basis in Sandbox scheme zones and those undergoing Alternative Quarantine procedure with 90,165 people applying for Thailand Pass as of yesterday Nov. 6, TV Channel 7 said this morning (Nov. 7). Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s

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World news

Malaysia mulls waiving or shortening quarantine for vaccinated foreigners

By Channel NewsAsia Kuala Lumpur – Fully vaccinated foreigners from certain countries may be allowed to enter Malaysia with shorter or no mandatory quarantine, said National Recovery Council (NRC) chairman Muhyiddin Yassin today (Oct. 15). Muhyiddin said the Malaysian government was considering such a move following positive progress of the Covid-19 indicators in the country,

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Local news

Thailand allowing quarantine-free entry for tourists from 10 countries on Nov 1

    IN a nationally televised addressed at 8.30 p.m. tonight (Oct.11) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said the country will on November 1 be initially reopened to tourists from 10 low-risk countries without the necessity of quarantine but they have to be fully vaccinated and present evidence of a negative result from a RT-PCR test

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Business

Reopening of Bangkok to vaccinated tourists being put off to Nov. 1

  THE Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to propose to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) smaller committee today (Sept. 22) that the reopening of Bangkok and four provinces to fully vaccinated tourists be postponed to November 1, Siam Rath newspaper said. The earlier target was to reopen Bangkok and Chiang Mai’s Mueang,

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Business

BMA allows 5 types of establishments to reopen from tomorrow

THE Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) today (May 31) allowed five categories of establishments to reopen again from tomorrow and among them are museums, tattoo parlours, beauty clinics and botanical gardens, Sanook.com said. In its announcement of easing coronavirus control BMA said that the outbreak in the capital is currently clustered at workers camps, markets and

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Life

Much-loved planetarium reopening tomorrow

By Peeranut P., Sanook.com GOOD news for children and astronomy buffs, the Bangkok Science Museum and Planetarium is reopening tomorrow (June 20) after being shut for a long spell due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sanook.com reported. However the reopening will be under the New Normal structure with there being strict measures in place to prevent

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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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