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Thailand listed in US travel advisory as one of seven

Thailand is among only seven countries and territories categorized in the latest US travel advisory as being at low-risk for COVID-19 infection. Professor Dr. Nop Siriruek Songsivilai, Secretary-General of the National Research Committee, said on Sunday that the inclusion of Thailand in the low risk list is a significant change and welcome news for Thailand. […]Read More

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Indonesia: International Travel Warnings Issued Prior to Friday Rally

Foreign governments are warning travelers to avoid Jakarta on Friday due to a mass rally by hardline Muslim groups demanding the arrest of Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (“Ahok”) for alleged blasphemy. Organizers expect this rally to be bigger than a similar protest in Jakarta on Nov. 4 that drew about 100,000 people and turned […]Read More

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US Health Agency Issues Travel Alert for 11 Southeast Asian

US citizens should consider putting off their trips to Southeast Asia because of the risk of contracting the Zika virus in 11 countries in the region, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in a statement on Thursday. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The Zika outbreak started in Brazil in the spring of 2015. The […]Read More

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Turkey warns travelers at airport of high ‘rape rate’ in

Turkey has posted its own “travel warning” amid an ongoing international scandal linked to Turkey’s underage sex law, placing ads at Istanbul Airport alleging that “Sweden has the highest rape rate worldwide.” The “warning” apparently appeared at the international Ataturk airport, in the form of a banner, by the Turkish Gunes newspaper, The Local reported […]Read More

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Martial law more bad news for embattled tourism industry

Tourists may start avoiding Thailand in droves now that the military has declared martial law, as many countries have issued advisories warning their citizens about the political crisis here. Travel and related associations yesterday met with tourism authorities to hash out some measures to deal with the expected negative impact on the entire tourism industry. […]Read More

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14 countries issue Thailand travel advisories: Thai Foreign Minister

BANGKOK, Feb 16 – Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul on Thursday said that 14 countries have issued travel advisories warning their citizens to be careful while visiting Thailand following Tuesday’s blasts in the capital. The 14 countries are Canada, the United States, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Austria, the Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, New Zealand, […]Read More

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MFA urges embassies to lift their travel advisory

BANGKOK, 2 January 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is set to meeting representatives from a number of governments, in hopes of a success in convincing them to remove travel advisories against Thailand. Mr. Thani Thongpakdi, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul has instructed officials to […]Read More