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Thai tourists detained in S.Korea after guide abandons them

  TWO GROUPS of Thai tourists filed a complaint with the Office of the Consumer Protection Board that they were detained in South Korea after their tour guide abandoned them despite having forced them to pay extra charges, Amarin TV said this afternoon (August 23). Their lawyer Mr Ratchapol Sirisakorn took 30 of the 71

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Health

Two Westerners test positive for Omicron in Chiang Mai

A GERMAN and a British man who entered Thailand via Test & Go procedure have initially tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Chiang Mai with confirmation now awaited and both have been hospitalised, Matichon newspaper said today (Dec. 26). This northern province’s Governor Mr. Prajon Pratsakul together with Dr. Waranyu Chamnongprasartporn, deputy

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Health

3 British tourists test positive for Omicron in Hua Hin

  PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN Governor Sathien Charoenruen held an urgent press conference this evening (Dec. 24) to disclose that three British tourists who have been in Thailand for three to four weeks tested positive for Omicron variant of coronavirus upon undergoing a repeat test to return home, Sanook.com said. Dr. Wara Selawattanakul, Prachuap Khiri Khan

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Business

Foreign travellers wonder if they’ve been tricked into visiting country under lockdown

By Thai Newsroom Reporters MANY FOREIGN VISITORS to Phuket and Koh Samui are wondering if they have been practically tricked into visiting a country where all domestic flights to and from its capital city are currently banned, remarked former finance minister Sommai Pasee yesterday (July 21). Under the Phuket Sandbox and Samui Plus Model reopening

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