PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha is pleased that Thailand rose to rank as the 8th safest global travel destination in a survey of Americans by travel insurance provider Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, TV Channel 7 said today (Apr. 30). A similar survey in 2018 had placed Thailand 20th with this year’s result being a significantRead more
These are the world’s most livable cities in 2021
By Saheli Roy Choudhury, CNBC As THE world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, the metropolitan city of Auckland in New Zealand has been named the most livable city globally by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). That’s largely due to the country’s successful handling of Covid-19 which allowed schools, theatres, restaurants and other culturalRead more
Thais suspicious of Covid-19 vaccine?
A wide-ranging opinion survey by Bangkok University (Bangkok Poll) reveals that a slight majority of people hold out moderate hope that vaccines will help end the Covid-19 pandemic, but worry about side effects. The poll also revealed that almost one-quarter of those surveyed fear the vaccines will not be effective. The poll was conducted viaRead more
Poll shows majority want to keep door shut to foreign tourists
THE majority of Thai people do not want foreign tourists to return to their country as revealed in an online opinion survey conducted by Suan Dusit Poll with 1,116 people questioned during June 9-12, PostToday reported this morning (14.6.2020). The poll was held to gauge the people’s reaction to the government’s move to revive tourismRead more