Month: June 2020


Thailand to Lift Ban on International Flights on July 1

BANGKOK, June 30 (TNA) – The ban on international flights will be lifted tomorrow (July 1) but some travel restrictions will be maintained for disease control and prevention, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) announced. Chula Sukmanop, director-general of the CAAT, the aviation regulator issued the announcement to lift the ban on international flights […]Read More


Thailand’s airport usage less than half

Fewer than 5 million passengers have passed through the country’s 28 airports since the beginning of the year. This represents a significant contraction compared to the same period last year, when 9.3 million passengers used the same airports. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST REPORTERSRead More


Two new quarantined coronavirus cases recorded in Thailand

Thailand recorded two new COVID-19 case today, both among returnees in state quarantine, but no new fatalities. According to the CCSA, the new patients are Thai men, aged 27 and 28, who arrived from Qatar and entered state quarantine in Chon Buri province on the same day. Both asymptomatic, they were found to be infected […]Read More


Phukets’s famed Bangla Rd readies for soft reopening

PHUKET: The reopening of bars along Patong’s famed Bangla Rd tomorrow (July 1) will be a slow start, Patong Entertainment Business Association (PEBA) President Weerawit Kreuasombat has said, with only some 20% of venues in the area taking the plunge to see if opening now is feasible, or opening out of pure necessity. The move […]Read More


Seventeen Indian and Nepali Nationals arrested for overstay in Walking

Pattaya – Pol. Lt. Gen. Somphong Chingduang, Deputy Director of Immigration Bureau, along with other immigration officials in Bangkok announced that based on a tip seventeen Indian and Nepali Nationals were arrested in the Pattaya area yesterday. The seventeen people in question, who were not named individually, were all found in and around the Walking […]Read More


Nightlife to resume in Thailand, some foreigners allowed in

All night entertainment venues, including wet massage parlours, will open their doors again on Wednesday and some foreigners will be allowed into the country, but not tourists, as virus lockdown restrictions are further eased. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Monday gave the greenlight for all remaining entertainment facilities to reopen from Wednesday. […]Read More


Thailand extends its state of emergency for one month

BANGKOK, June 29 (TNA) — Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insisted on the necessity to extend the state of emergency for one more month and said the 5th round of business lockdown relaxation was aimed at helping poor and jobless people. He announced the decision of the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration today. As its head, […]Read More