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Reopening of Phuket and Surat Thani to foreign tourists confirmed for July

 

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Thailand’s cabinet has confirmed that Phuket will reopen to fully vaccinated tourists on July 1st, under the “Phuket Sandbox” project, as planned. Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao, in Surat Thani province, will follow a similar model on July 15th, said Government spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri today (Tuesday).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221351-reopening-of-phuket-and-surat-thani-to-foreign-tourists-confirmed-for-july/

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CCSA Has Back-up Plans for Phuket Reopening

 

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BANGKOK, June 22 (TNA) – The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is going ahead with the Phuket Sandbox reopening plan, saying the tourism scheme can be adjusted or cancelled, depending on the Covid-19 situation.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221355-ccsa-has-back-up-plans-for-phuket-reopening/

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Pattaya tourism and business sector tell government “Let us open the city fully, give us the Covid-19 vaccines. Enough is Enough.”

 

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Eight major business and tourism associations in Pattaya stated today that they have met recently with the Minister of Tourism, Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, and have stated that they want to be able to open to foreign tourists (and domestic tourists) in August and that vaccines must be prioritized for Pattaya.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221357-pattaya-tourism-and-business-sector-tell-government-“let-us-open-the-city-fully-give-us-the-covid-19-vaccines-enough-is-enough”/

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Delta variant to replace Alpha strain globally in next 4-5 months – Dr. Yong Poovorawan

 

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Respected Thai virologist, Prof. Dr. Yong Poovorawan, of Chulalongkorn University, has predicted that the Delta (Indian) variant of COVID-19 will replace the Alpha (UK) variant as the dominant strain around the world in the next 4-5 months, because it is 1.4 times more transmissible than the Alpha strain.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221377-delta-variant-to-replace-alpha-strain-globally-in-next-4-5-months-–-dr-yong-poovorawan/

 

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Nai Yang Beach cleanup collects 240kg of oil spill tar ball debris

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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PHUKET: A cleanup at Nai Yang Beach on Sunday collected more than 240kg of tar balls and oil-smothered debris, Sirinath National Park Chief Pramote Kaewnam has confirmed.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221378-nai-yang-beach-cleanup-collects-240kg-of-oil-spill-tar-ball-debris/

 

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Minister Blocks Vietnamese Durian Fraud

 

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BANGKOK – Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on has ordered decisive action against the import of Vietnamese durian fruits to fraudulently cash in on the quotas of Thai durian exports destined for China.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221379-minister-blocks-vietnamese-durian-fraud/

 

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Covid-19 patients who had to live in tents due to lack of hospital beds finally finds care

By Pear Maneechote

 

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Seven people infected with Covid-19 who made headlines around the country for camping outside their flats in Din Daeng due to the lack of hospital beds has been given help, an official told Thai Enquirer on Tuesday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221380-covid-19-patients-who-had-to-live-in-tents-due-to-lack-of-hospital-beds-finally-finds-care/

 

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Loud bang heard, green light seen in Thailand’s North could be a bolide

 

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The mysterious explosive sound and turquoise glow seen and photographed in northern Thailand on Tuesday evening could be a bolide, a kind of very bright meteor, said the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221394-loud-bang-heard-green-light-seen-in-thailand’s-north-could-be-a-bolide/

 

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Dengue fever: 80% reduction in cases in first five months of 2021

 

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Thailand's health minister Anutin Charnvirakul reported that Thailand had experienced a reduction of 80% in dengue fever cases in the first five months of 2021 compared to the same period last year.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221398-dengue-fever-80-reduction-in-cases-in-first-five-months-of-2021/

 

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Netizens in uproar! Media investigates after claims that three year old is force-fed Mekhong and Lao Khao

 

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Daily News went to a village in the north east of Thailand after a clip appeared on a "So You Wanna Be famous" site online that suggested a three year old child had been forced to drink spirits. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221413-netizens-in-uproar-media-investigates-after-claims-that-three-year-old-is-force-fed-mekhong-and-lao-khao/

 

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Pattaya: 16 card game gamblers arrested - they brought 100K each to the party!

 

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Nong Prue station chief Pol Col Chitdecha Songhong and his subordinates formed a raiding party that went to a pool villa in the area after information received about illegal gambling and gathering in contravention of Covid-19 rules. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221415-pattaya-16-card-game-gamblers-arrested-they-brought-100k-each-to-the-party/

 

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Deep south arrivals face 14-day mandatory quarantine

By The Phuket News

 

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Arrivals from the four deep south provinces will face 14-day mandatory quarantine, Phuket Vice Governor Pichet Panapong confirmed. Photo: PR Phuket

 

PHUKET: Arrivals from the four southern border provinces must face mandatory quarantine for 14 days after arriving Phuket regardless of whether they have been vaccinated or can prove they have tested negative for COVID-19 within seven days of travelling to Phuket.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221417-deep-south-arrivals-face-14-day-mandatory-quarantine/

 

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Thai woman who left children with sister-in-law discovers two year old has drowned and been buried 

 

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INN reported on the case of a Thai mother who they said was 30 year old "A" who appealed to the Paveena Hongsakul Foundation after her daughters aged four and two went missing last week.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221434-thai-woman-who-left-children-with-sister-in-law-discovers-two-year-old-has-drowned-and-been-buried/

 

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50 million baht in assets seized in money laundering/drugs raid at house in Tak

 

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INN reported that several agencies including the Department of Special Investigation, money laundering authorities and local police armed with a search warrant went to a house in Muang district of Tak in Thailand's north west. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221435-50-million-baht-in-assets-seized-in-money-launderingdrugs-raid-at-house-in-tak/

 

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Cocaine coming into Thailand, heroin going out - latest busts include arrest of Nigerian

 

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INN reported on the latest seizures and arrests in the ongoing fight against drugs being sent through the postal service. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221445-cocaine-coming-into-thailand-heroin-going-out-latest-busts-include-arrest-of-nigerian/

 

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720 more “fancy” lamp posts worth 68 million Baht approved for Samut Prakan

 

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Despite widespread public criticism of inappropriate spending and alleged over-pricing, the Racha Thewa Tambon Administration Organization (TAO) Council, in Bang Phli district of Thailand’s Samut Prakan province, has decided to spend another 68 million baht on installing an additional 720 decorative lamp posts in the sub-district.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221452-720-more-“fancy”-lamp-posts-worth-68-million-baht-approved-for-samut-prakan/

 

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Lackluster response to Thailand’s “Ying Chai Ying Dai” stimulus scheme

 

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People walk in a street food market in Bangkok on June 9, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

 

Only about 310,000 Thais have joined the Finance Ministry’s “Ying Chai Ying Dai” (The More You Spend, the More You Get) stimulus scheme, launched on Monday in the hope of encouraging people with high purchasing power to spend to stimulate the struggling economy.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1221455-lackluster-response-to-thailand’s-“ying-chai-ying-dai”-stimulus-scheme/

 

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