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3 dead, 2 injured in Phuket motorbike crash

  A THAI man and two foreigners died and other foreigners got injured after a Russian man zooming down a Phuket road on a big bike hit another motorcycle ridden by three other foreigners then slammed into a parked taxi, Matichon newspaper said today (Nov. 4). At 3.30 a.m. this morning Pol. Lt. Col. Prasit

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Tourism sector expects 500,000 Russian visitors after Sputnik V vaccine endorsement

THE Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) hopes to add 500,000 Russian visitors to its 1 million international tourists this year, after the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) allowed tourists inoculated with the Sputnik V vaccine to visit “sandbox” destinations in the country, NNT said today (Aug. 19). TAT governor Yuthasak Supasorn said Russia was

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