Thai News Summary List

  • Thai Foreign Policy Webinar Series
  • Chonburi announces 299 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 2 new deaths
  • Has the level of happiness in Thailand deteriorated?
  • Curfew to end in 17 tourist provinces
  • Thailand to open to 46 COVID-19 low risk countries on November 1st
  • Woman fatally shot by prop firearm on a New Mexico movie set
  • China not forcing countries to take sides – Chinese envoy
  • Indonesia set COVID19 Quarantine set to five days
  • The first organic skincare brand in Myanmar
  • Many official details on Thailand “reopening” in November to low-risk vaccinated foreign tourists published overnight
  • New Zealand sets 90% vaccine target to end lockdown
  • Prawit goes to war with traffickers
  • 9,810 new Covid cases, 66 more deaths
  • Phuket to launch recovery campaign
  • DDC to approve boosters for Sinopharm recipients
  • Many roads 'unsafe' for motorcycles
  • Suspect nabbed in boy's torture-death
  • Price hikes hit over 200 goods items
  • Park ranger mauled in Asian black bear attack
  • Boys can get two Pfizer shot doses
  • Low-risk entry list grows
  • Ex-monk causes stir on return
  • Covid patients to get coveted jabs
  • China envoy highlights study issue
  • Park ranger mauled by bear
  • Thailand welcomes visitors from 46 countries from Nov 1
  • Thai Prime Minister to consider full details of country reopening plan at CCSA general meeting on Friday
  • Covid surge threatens 'Charming Chiang Mai' campaign
  • Phuket “sandbox” model adapted for Bangkok’s international airports
  • Court denies Thanathorn bail request for student
  • 500,000 doses of vaccines to be sent to southern Thai provinces as COVID-19 infections surge
  • Disgraced former monk returns to Thailand, warmly received
  • Air emissions of PM2.5 dust particle reach unhealthy levels in many parts of Thailand, according to IQAir
  • Real-estate stocks rise on Bank of Thailand’s relaxed LTV norms
  • Wanted drug network money launderer caught
  • Another storm to hit Thailand late next week, heavy rain forecast
  • Three markets in Chiang Mai locked down for three days of disinfection
  • RECAP: Thailand finds 9,727 daily Covid-19 infections with 73 additional deaths today
  • Russell Crowe tastes Jay Fai's cuisine
  • Flood-hit residents in Korat evacuated
  • KBANK third-quarter profits at 8.62 billion baht, down 2.96 per cent quarter-on-quarter
  • Couriers caught with speed, crystal meth
  • Thailand using prisoners to make unproven herbal medicine for Covid-19
  • Three killed in gas explosion at Chinese BBQ restaurant
  • Small parties looking to use “Paiboon Model” after court ruling
  • Australia accuses China of undermining world trade
  • Music fans spend more time listening to tunes during pandemic -study
  • Chonburi announces 359 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 5 new deaths
  • Isaan voters once again hold keys to political power in Thailand
  • Movers and Shakers on the SET for October 21
  • Pheu Thai points gold finger at PM
  • The News Summary – October 21
  • COVID-19 pill may revive old, bitter debate
  • Opinion: Thai pro-institution LGBTQ community must confront hurdles to achieve marriage equality
  • 9,727 new Covid cases, 73 deaths
  • PM urges focus on economy
  • Health product crackdown nets B1.6bn
  • Flooded hospital has plan for patients
  • Health cover perks for foreigners
  • Sister of abducted satirist charged after giving speech
  • Local researchers develop Covid-19 antigen rapid tests
  • PM to take part in Asean meets
  • Lampang woman dies after getting vaccine shot
  • Pheu Thai points gold finger at PM
  • Net-zero target 'can be accelerated'
  • Permanent body urged for national unity
  • PM to take part in Asean meets
  • Court clears Paiboon to stay as MP
  • Talks held to ease motorists’ burden as tolls on Sirat Outer ring road to rise from Dec 15
  • Five senior police repositioned after raids find venues selling alcohol, breaking Covid-19 rules, and operating illegally in Bangkok, Thai Police vow further nightlife crackdowns
  • Thai Prime Minister Hands Over National Policy – “MDES – Thailand Post”: Uses Digital Technology to Accelerate Health Care Services for Limitless Quality of Life Nationwide
  • Thailand sets out seven conditions for foreign arrivals without quarantine
  • Cat Kingdom, Heaven for an army of felines
  • Thai Transport Minister visits two international airports for screening readiness prior to country reopening in November
  • Thailand Post tests parcel delivery by drone
  • President Xi to chair ASEAN-China special summit next month
  • Charter Court rules in favour of PPRP’s Paiboon Nititawan
  • CCSA English briefing on Wednesday, 20th October 2021
  • 4th Thailand Mixed hosted by TrustGolf to tee off at Black Mountain
  • Court rules suspect in Nakhon Sawan police custody died of deliberate suffocation
  • 150th annual Chonburi Buffalo Festival held, but in a majorly toned-down manner due to Covid-19 concerns-Photos
  • Government Tries to Limit Diesel Prices
  • B30 diesel price cap to last at least 4 months
  • Floods Rise in Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Shutdown Bangkok marcher sentenced to jail
  • The Ambassador: H.E. Mark Gooding, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Thailand
  • ‘Winter Is Coming’ – Thailand’s cold season to begin next week
  • RECAP: Thailand finds 8,918 daily Covid-19 infections with 79 additional deaths today
  • Shoe factory fire causes B100m damage
  • Hundreds of customers arrested at restaurant
  • 235 people, including minors, arrested at “restaurant” in Khon Kaen for allegedly breaking Covid-19 rules, drinking alcohol, partying illegally
  • Thai Appeals Court upholds acquittal of three ex-PDRC leaders, fourth sentenced to 8 months
  • Asia Aviation shares drop on capital increase, restructuring
  • Free Pfizer jabs for expats next week – in Pattaya
  • Many piglets drown, others evacuated from flooding in Thailand
  • Viral debate over Y-Y fiction in Thailand and the use of celebrities in erotic fiction
  • Major Korat hospital flooded
  • Incentive Offered for Foreign Investment in Property, Shares
  • Finally vaxxed
  • Flooding continues to affect 15 provinces throughout Thailand
  • Thai Foreign Policy Webinar Series
    Thailand still has opportunities to rejuvenate its foreign policy and diplomacy, which have fallen to their “lowest point” in living memory, despite the need to play a role amid intense... The post Thai Foreign Policy Webinar Series first appeared on... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Chonburi announces 299 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 2 new deaths
    The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Highlights: 299 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Chonburi today 686 people recovered and were released from medical care 2 new deaths The Chonburi Department of Public Health announced 299 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19... Read more
    Source: Pattaya News Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Has the level of happiness in Thailand deteriorated?
    The level of happiness in Thailand has reduced over the past few years, according to a number of indices and surveys. With the COVID-19 pandemic taking its toll on the... The post Has the level of happiness in Thailand deteriorated?... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Curfew to end in 17 tourist provinces
    The prime minister has ordered an end to the curfew in 17 provinces, including Bangkok, from Oct 31 to support the reopening of the country to fully vaccinated foreign tourists on Nov 1.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Thailand to open to 46 COVID-19 low risk countries on November 1st
    Thailand has decided to reopen its borders to citizens from 46 COVID-19 low risk countries on November 1st, instead of just the 10 announced previously. The 11pm-3am curfew in Bangkok... The post Thailand to open to 46 COVID-19 low risk... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Woman fatally shot by prop firearm on a New Mexico movie set
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A woman has been killed and a man injured Thursday after they were shot by a prop firearm at a movie set outside Santa Fe,... The post Woman fatally shot by prop firearm on a... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • China not forcing countries to take sides – Chinese envoy
    China has no desire to engage in a Cold War with the US and has no intention of forcing countries in the region to choose sides, said Chinese Ambassador to... The post China not forcing countries to take sides –... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Indonesia set COVID19 Quarantine set to five days
    The Indonesian government has officially cut the quarantine period from eight days to five days, following the Circular of the Covid-19 Task Force Number 20 of 2021 concerning International Travel... The post Indonesia set COVID19 Quarantine set to five days... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • The first organic skincare brand in Myanmar
    Myanmar is a country which has been plagued by troubles throughout its history, but it prospered quickly after the 2015 election, which saw the first democratically elected government come into... The post The first organic skincare brand in Myanmar first... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Many official details on Thailand “reopening” in November to low-risk vaccinated foreign tourists published overnight
    The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Thailand-   Just before 11:00 P.M. last night, October 21st, 2021, following an announcement by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan O’Cha on his Facebook that the list of eligible countries for low-risk arrival for vaccinated foreign... Read more
    Source: Pattaya News Published on: Fri-10-21
  • New Zealand sets 90% vaccine target to end lockdown
    New Zealand set a 90-percent vaccination target Friday for scrapping lockdowns as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled a plan to open up despite the stubborn grip of the Delta variant.... The post New Zealand sets 90% vaccine target to end... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Prawit goes to war with traffickers
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has ordered authorities to ramp up their efforts in stamping out human trafficking after Thailand was downgraded to the Tier 2 Watchlist in the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) annual report.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • 9,810 new Covid cases, 66 more deaths
    There were 9,810 new Covid-19 cases and 66 more fatalities recorded during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Phuket to launch recovery campaign
    Phuket is preparing to implement the "Together Phuket Stepping Forward" campaign following the government's policy to allow tourists from low-risk countries to enter without a quarantine period on Nov 1.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • DDC to approve boosters for Sinopharm recipients
    The Department of Disease Control (DDC) plans to offer the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccine as a booster shot for those who received two inactivated Sinopharm vaccine doses, according to its spokesman.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Many roads 'unsafe' for motorcycles
    Thailand has the highest rate of deaths due to motorcycle accidents in the world and bad roads are part of the problem, the road safety group ThaiRAP has said.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Suspect nabbed in boy's torture-death
    A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder after allegedly torturing his eight-year-old stepson and fatally assaulting him, police said.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Price hikes hit over 200 goods items
    The prices of some 204 goods and services have risen during the past 12 months, according to the Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO).... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Park ranger mauled in Asian black bear attack
    A park ranger was injured in a bear attack during a routine patrol in Khao Yai National Park yesterday.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Boys can get two Pfizer shot doses
    The Public Health Ministry has decided that boys aged 12-16 can get two doses of the Pfizer vaccine.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Low-risk entry list grows
    The government has decided to allow fully vaccinated travellers from 46 low-risk countries to Thailand without quarantine when the country reopens on Nov 1.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Ex-monk causes stir on return
    Former monk Phra Yantra Ammaro Bhikkhu is courting more controversy after he returned from the United States to his hometown in Nakhon Si Thammarat's Pak Phanang district to celebrate his 70th birthday.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Covid patients to get coveted jabs
    The Public Health Ministry will provide shots of AstraZeneca or Pfizer to anyone who has contracted Covid-19 but has had at least one month to recover from the disease, according to Dr Sophon Mekthon, assistant to the public health minister.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • China envoy highlights study issue
    Thai students will be among the first who are allowed to return to China when the country reopens its borders, according to Chinese ambassador Han Zhiqiang.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Park ranger mauled by bear
    A park ranger was attacked and savaged by a bear while on patrol in Khao Yai National Park on Thursday.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Fri-10-21
  • Thailand welcomes visitors from 46 countries from Nov 1
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says Thailand will open the country to visitors from 46 countries instead of only 10 Covid-19 low-risk countries announced earlier, starting from Nov 1.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Thai Prime Minister to consider full details of country reopening plan at CCSA general meeting on Friday
    The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O’Cha, as the director of the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) Committee, is preparing to consider full details of the country reopening plan as proposed by the CCSA sub-panel committee... Read more
    Source: Pattaya News Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Covid surge threatens 'Charming Chiang Mai' campaign
    CHIANG MAI: A jump in the number of Covid-19 cases has set alarm bells ringing ahead of a plan to reopen the northern province for fully vaccinated foreign tourists.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Phuket “sandbox” model adapted for Bangkok’s international airports
    Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi and Don Muaeng international airports have adapted Phuket’s “sandbox’ model in the management and processing of arriving foreign tourists. Disembarkation to leaving the airports will take roughly 25... The post Phuket “sandbox” model adapted for Bangkok’s international airports... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Court denies Thanathorn bail request for student
    A court has dismissed a bail request by Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit for the temporary release of Benja Apan, a Thammasat third-year student charged with royal insult.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Thu-10-21
  • 500,000 doses of vaccines to be sent to southern Thai provinces as COVID-19 infections surge
    An additional half million doses of vaccines will be sent to Thailand’s four southern border provinces, in addition to the 500,000 sent previously, to help contain the spread of COVID-19... The post 500,000 doses of vaccines to be sent to... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Disgraced former monk returns to Thailand, warmly received
    NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: Disgraced, expelled from the monkhood for sexual misconduct and forced to flee overseas, the former Phra Yantra Ammaro Bhikku recently returned to his hometown in Pak Phanang district to celebrate his 70th birthday.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Air emissions of PM2.5 dust particle reach unhealthy levels in many parts of Thailand, according to IQAir
    The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National – Air emissions of PM2.5 dust particles have exceeded the standard in many areas across the country, reaching an unhealthy level that could potentially cause long-term health issues, according to the real-time record at around... Read more
    Source: Pattaya News Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Real-estate stocks rise on Bank of Thailand’s relaxed LTV norms
    Realtor stocks have been rising due to a combination of optimism on improving property-buying sentiment and speculation that Bank of Thailand (BOT) would relax mortgage lending norms for the commercial banks. The speculations on relaxed norms came true when the... Read more
    Source: Thai Enquirer Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Wanted drug network money launderer caught
    Police have arrested an alleged money launderer for a major drug network run by the notorious "Nu Chen" and impounded assets worth 70 million baht, at his house in central Bangkok.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Another storm to hit Thailand late next week, heavy rain forecast
    People living in Thailand’s eastern, lower central, and upper southern regions are advised to brace for heavy rain next Friday and Saturday when an atmospheric depression is expected to make... The post Another storm to hit Thailand late next week,... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Three markets in Chiang Mai locked down for three days of disinfection
    Chiang Mai’s adjacent Waroros, Ton Lamyai and flower markets have been closed down for three days, starting today (Thursday), for disinfection, while surrounding areas have been placed under maximum watch... The post Three markets in Chiang Mai locked down for... Read more
    Source: Thai PBS World Published on: Thu-10-21
  • RECAP: Thailand finds 9,727 daily Covid-19 infections with 73 additional deaths today
    The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National – Thailand discovered a total of 9,727 daily Covid-19 infections with 73 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) reported today, October 21st. The fatalities were 41 men... Read more
    Source: Pattaya News Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Russell Crowe tastes Jay Fai's cuisine
    Oscar winner Russell Crowe has finally met the Michelin Star winner, in another episode of his visit to Bangkok.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Thu-10-21
  • Flood-hit residents in Korat evacuated
    NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Soldiers were despatched to evacuate flood-hit residents in Muang district after Lam Takhong overflowed, flooding communities and Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital.... Read more
    Source: Bangkok Post Published on: Thu-10-21