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Chinese make travel plans as Covid-19 rules ease further

  By Reuters and published by CNA Shanghai – Chinese people, cut off from the rest of the world for three years by Covid-19 curbs, flocked to travel sites today (Dec. 27) ahead of borders reopening, even as rising infections strained the health system and roiled the economy. Zero-tolerance measures – from shuttered borders to

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Health

Rules on entry, face masks, entertainment venues eased from July 1

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee today (June 17) approved the Tourism and Sports Ministry’s proposal cancelling the use of immigration forms, known as Tor Mor 6, and Thailand Pass which would enable foreign tourists to enter the country without having to filling them, Sanook.com and Matichon newspaper said. Minister of

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Health

Songkran rules set while pre-arrival PCR test dropped

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee today (Mar. 18) set the rules for celebrating Songkran festival while dropping the mandatory PCR test 72 hours before travelling to Thailand, Matichon and Naewna newspapers said. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, CCSA’s spokesman, said the executive committee meeting presided over by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha acknowledged

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Local news

MP blasted after being caught watching porno picture in Parliament

AN MP sitting on the government benches in the House of Representatives was photographed watching a pornographic image on his mobile phone while the debate on the budget bill for fiscal 2021 was continuing yesterday (Sept. 16) with this raising criticism among the public, Sanook.com reported this morning. House Speaker Chuan Leekpai had previously requested

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