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Phuket “sandbox” model adapted for Bangkok’s international airports

 

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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 minutes, according to Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236359-phuket-“sandbox”-model-adapted-for-bangkok’s-international-airports/

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Air emissions of PM2.5 dust particle reach unhealthy levels in many parts of Thailand, according to IQAir

 

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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 6:00 AM. today, October 21st.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236353-air-emissions-of-pm25-dust-particle-reach-unhealthy-levels-in-many-parts-of-thailand-according-to-iqair/

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Diesel price to be maintained at 30 baht per liter

By Tanakorn Sangiam

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The government’s energy policy administration council has approved a proposal to subsidize the pricing of diesel in order to maintain the retail price at 30 baht.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236374-diesel-price-to-be-maintained-at-30-baht-per-liter/

 

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Alibaba Cloud targets Thailand for new data centre development

Comes as the company reveals details about its new in-house processor design for use in its data centres.

Leon Spencer (Channel Asia)

 

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Chinese cloud vendor Alibaba Cloud has revealed plans to build a new data centre in Thailand, with news of the development coming as the company unveils details about its new in-house processor design for use in its data centres.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236375-alibaba-cloud-targets-thailand-for-new-data-centre-development/

 

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Thailand's auto production down 6.43 pct in September

Source: Xinhua|Editor: huaxia

 

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BANGKOK, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Thailand's auto producers churned out 140,038 vehicles in September, down 6.43 percent from a year earlier, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) said Thursday.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236377-thailands-auto-production-down-643-pct-in-september/

 

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Reopening Thailand for MICE

By Kristin Mariano

TD Editor

 

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The Center of Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), Thailand’s government’s body overseeing disease control measures and COVID-19 policies, has approved TCEB’s proposal to allow MICE events to be held under “COVID Free Setting” protocols, effective October 16. 

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236378-reopening-thailand-for-mice/

 

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Mother still seeking justice for her son after 7 years

By Hua Hin Today

 

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Mother still seeking justice for her son after 7 years

 

60 year old Mrs Jaree Chinphong, a pork butcher at Hua Hin fresh market, is complaining that her son still hasn’t received justice more than 7 years after he was seriously injured after being arrested by Hua Hin police for drug trafficking in January 2015. She has filed a complaint with ‘Mr Decha’, who is a famed lawyer.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236379-mother-still-seeking-justice-for-her-son-after-7-years/

 

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Phuket marks 126 new COVID cases, two more deaths

By The Phuket News

 

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PHUKET: The latest Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) daily COVID situation report has marked 126 new local infections confirmed across the island yesterday (Oct 21) bringing the total number of people recognised as infected with COVID-19 in Phuket since Apr 3 to 14,443.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236400-phuket-marks-126-new-covid-cases-two-more-deaths/

 

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SCB deny customer data leaked to dark web - bank go after posters of fake news

 

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Daily News reported that Siam Commercial Bank had denied that  their customers' data had found its way onto the dark web.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236406-scb-deny-customer-data-leaked-to-dark-web-bank-go-after-posters-of-fake-news/

 

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All foreigners in Thailand can get vaxxed at Bang Sue from next month - Pink card holders okay now - AZ boosters next year

 

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The head of the Bang Sue station vaccination center said that all foreigners living and working in Thailand who have pink cards can get their first dose of vaccine at the center this month.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236409-all-foreigners-in-thailand-can-get-vaxxed-at-bang-sue-from-next-month-pink-card-holders-okay-now-az-boosters-next-year/

 

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Jetstar to resume Sydney - Phuket flights in January

By The Phuket News

 

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PHUKET: Low-cost airline Jetstar, the wholly owned subsidiary of Qantas, will resume its Sydney to Phuket flights on Jan 12, more than two months earlier than scheduled, the airline has announced.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236415-jetstar-to-resume-sydney-phuket-flights-in-january/

 

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Has the level of happiness in Thailand deteriorated?

 

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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 country’s economy, people feel uncertain about their living, while their daily expenses remain very high.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236419-has-the-level-of-happiness-in-thailand-deteriorated/

 

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Doctor issues warning after child in Phetchabun has ticked removed from eyelid

 

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Daily News reporters hotfooted it to the Phetchabun Clinic in the downtown area of the north eastern Thai city after a TikTok video went viral and appeared on national TV.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236422-doctor-issues-warning-after-child-in-phetchabun-has-ticked-removed-from-eyelid/

 

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Residents flee in terror as Ratchaburi building supplies' depot goes up in flames

 

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Ratchaburi police last night received notice of a large fire at the Home Plus building supplies store on Huay Chinsee - Thung Luang Road in Muang district of the central Thai province.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236423-residents-flee-in-terror-as-ratchaburi-building-supplies-depot-goes-up-in-flames/

 

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Teachers from 11 countries to be honoured at Teachers and Equitable Education Conference in Bangkok

 

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Teachers from 11 countries, ASEAN and East Timor will be honoured for their dedication in driving change and education in their home countries at a hybrid event in Bangkok, “The 4th Princess Maha Chakri award ceremony and Regional Conference on Teachers and Equitable Education: All for Education in Southeast Asia” on October 29th and 30th this year.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236427-teachers-from-11-countries-to-be-honoured-at-teachers-and-equitable-education-conference-in-bangkok/

 

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Gen Prawit orders proactive crackdown on human trafficking

By Tanakorn Sangiam

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed related agencies to take serious actions against human trafficking, asking them to look out for any involvement by officials, which shall result in severe penalties.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236439-gen-prawit-orders-proactive-crackdown-on-human-trafficking/

 

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Thai Government appreciates Zac Efron and Russell Crowe’s Phuket posts

By Namo Vananupong

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - A government spokesman has expressed his appreciation for Hollywood star Zac Efron posting pictures of Phuket and expressing his enjoyment of the island on his Instagram account. Meanwhile, the prime minister has reiterated his call on all sectors to prepare for the November 1 reopening to international tourists.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236424-thai-govt-spokesman-thanks-zac-efron-for-good-publicity/?do=findComment&comment=16917936

 

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Thailand’s National Office of Buddhism to probe conduct of monks prostrating before disrobed former Phra Yantra

 

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Thailand’s National Office of Buddhism has promised to look into a controversial incident in which several monks were seen prostrating in front of a well known former monk, Phra Yantra, who recently returned to Thailand after 20 years inself-imposed exile in the United States following his disrobement. The incident took place at Luangpho Yok Khao Temple, a monastery in the eastern province of Sa Kaeo.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236450-thailand’s-national-office-of-buddhism-to-probe-conduct-of-monks-prostrating-before-disrobed-former-phra-yantra/

 

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More private schools in Thailand to close due to pandemic related cashflow problems

 

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About 70 private schools in Thailand have closed down during the past nine months, due to the impacts of COVID-19,and about 100 more are expected to follow suit, including 10 which have already notified the Office of the Private Education Promotion Commission about their decision to close.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236452-more-private-schools-in-thailand-to-close-due-to-pandemic-related-cashflow-problems/

 

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Thai Rural Doctor Society explains why only 14% of the Lepu ATKs delivered to southern provinces were distributed

 

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Most people in the country’s four southern border provinces, including local hospitals, have rejected the Chinese-made Lepu rapid antigen test kits (ATKs), despite the continuing COVID-19 surge in the region, claimed the Rural Doctor Society of Thailand (RDS).

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236453-thai-rural-doctor-society-explains-why-only-14-of-the-lepu-atks-delivered-to-southern-provinces-were-distributed/

 

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Chonburi/Pattaya confirms overnight Covid-19 curfew will end on Halloween, October 31st

 

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The Chonburi Public Relations Facebook Page confirmed this afternoon that curfew in Chonburi, which includes the popular tourist city of Pattaya, will officially end on Sunday, October 31st, 2021.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1236454-chonburipattaya-confirms-overnight-covid-19-curfew-will-end-on-halloween-october-31st/

 

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