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RT-PCR test requirement on arrival in Thailand to remain in place

 

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The RT-PCR COVID-19 test requirement upon arrival in Thailand will remain in place in light of the emergence of the new “Omicron” COVID-19 variant in many countries, the Thai cabinet announced today (Tuesday). This decision negates the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration’s announcement, issued last week, saying that antigen tests will be used from December 16th.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241389-rt-pcr-test-requirement-on-arrival-in-thailand-to-remain-in-place/

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Cabinet approves one-year visa for foreigners seeking medical treatment in Thailand

 

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The Thai cabinet approved, in principle, the issuance of medical treatment visas at their meeting today (Tuesday). The visa will allow foreigners seeking medical treatment in Thailand to stay for up to one year, without having to leave the country for visa renewals in the case of tourist visas.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241418-cabinet-approves-one-year-visa-for-foreigners-seeking-medical-treatment-in-thailand/

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Search on for a tiger which strayed out of Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary

 

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Wildlife officials have been trying to track down a wild tiger, called “Vichit”, after it wandered out of its habitat in Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary a few days ago.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241440-search-on-for-a-tiger-which-strayed-out-of-huai-kha-khaeng-wildlife-sanctuary/

 

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Gov’t aims to grow more mangrove forests to curb air pollution

By Tanakorn Sangiam

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The government is eyeing the increase of mangrove forest land as an effective measure to combat air pollution. The Prime Minister has ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to find suitable areas for forest planting while creating a comprehensive plan to tackle the seasonal haze issue.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241442-gov’t-aims-to-grow-more-mangrove-forests-to-curb-air-pollution/

 

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SRT, BMTA gets Gov’t financial aid

By Tanakorn Sangiam

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Cabinet has approved a 5.56 billion baht aid for the State Railway of Thailand and Bangkok Mass Transit Authority to mitigate their operational losses. The government says this financial aid will help ensure affordable services for the general public.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241443-srt-bmta-gets-gov’t-financial-aid/

 

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Several mask brands do not meet standards: TCC

By Tanakorn Sangiam

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - An independent consumer protection agency said only a few face masks sold in the market are up to standards, with only 3 out of 14 brands tested meeting the quality criteria. Thailand Consumer Council is now urging the government to enforce mandatory requirements for all single-use face masks, similar to those classified as medical masks.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241444-several-mask-brands-do-not-meet-standards-tcc/

 

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COVID-19: Thailand reports 4,886 new coronavirus cases, 43 deaths, 6,326 recoveries

 

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Thailand on Wednesday (December 1) reported 4,886 new COVID-19 cases, 6,326 recoveries and 43 additional deaths over the past 24 hours. 

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241455-covid-19-thailand-reports 4886 new-coronavirus-cases 43-deaths 6326-recoveries/

 

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Rights groups say Thai government must do more to combat human trafficking

By Caleb Quinley

 

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Human rights defenders told Thai Enquirer that more is needed to combat human trafficking in Thailand despite the government’s promise to step up the effort to boost Thailand’s reputation in the eyes of the world.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241464-rights-groups-say-thai-government-must-do-more-to-combat-human-trafficking/

 

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Kanchanaburi shooting: It was the woman's son who was furious his mum was carrying on with another man

 

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The man who shot and killed a 27 year old Phetchaburi man in a hail of bullets on Monday morning in Kanchanaburi has turned out to be the son of the woman in the pickup.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241470-kanchanaburi-shooting-it-was-the-womans-son-who-was-furious-his-mum-was-carrying-on-with-another-man/

 

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All for 20,000 baht! Two Pakistani mules stopped with drugs worth 95 million baht at Bangkok airport

 

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Two Pakistani drug mules told customs they were paid just 20,000 baht each to bring almost three dozen kilos of drugs from their country to Thailand. 

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241471-all-for-20000-baht-two-pakistani-mules-stopped-with-drugs-worth-95-million-baht-at-bangkok-airport/

 

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Thai woman arrested in connection with 40 million baht fire at Nakhon Pathom oil depot 

 

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Daily News reported that a 38 year old woman called Sirasinee has been arrested after the massive fire in Nakhon Pathom in central Thailand that destroyed the Prapakorn Oil depot. 

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241477-thai-woman-arrested-in-connection-with-40-million-baht-fire-at-nakhon-pathom-oil-depot/

 

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Vachira Phuket offers walk-in Pfizer jabs

By The Phuket News

 

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The notice issued by Vachira Phuket Hospital this morning (Dec 1).

 

PHUKET: Vachira Phuket Hospital is offering 1,500 Pfizer injections to people who walk in to the Indoor Sports Stadium at Saphan Hin tomorrow (Dec 2).

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241482-vachira-phuket-offers-walk-in-pfizer-jabs/

 

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Phuket marks 92 new COVID cases, no new deaths

By The Phuket News

 

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PHUKET: The latest Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) daily COVID situation report has marked 92 new local infections confirmed across the island yesterday (Nov 30) bringing the total number of people recognised as infected with COVID-19 in Phuket since Apr 3 to 17,803.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241484-phuket-marks-92-new-covid-cases-no-new-deaths/

 

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Thailand backs WHO initiative for international instrument on pandemic response

 

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(File) Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul

 

Thai Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has expressed full support for the development of a legally binding international instrument, which is a combination of a treaty and other international texts serving as legal sources on pandemic preparedness and response, because it will strengthen the capabilities of the global community and individual countries to respond to a pandemic.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241486-thailand-backs-who-initiative-for-international-instrument-on-pandemic-response/

 

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D-Day today for points system: Taxis get just 30 points for DUI, 20 for not using meter or refusing fares

 

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Full details have emerged for the Department of Land Transport's new demerit system that kicks off today for all taxis, tuk-tuks, motorcycle taxis, trucks and public buses and coaches. 

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241488-d-day-today-for-points-system-taxis-get-just-30-points-for-dui-20-for-not-using-meter-or-refusing-fares/

 

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Chonburi announces 198 new and confirmed cases of Covid-19 and one new death

By Goong Nang(GN)

 

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Highlights:

198 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Chonburi today

176 people recovered and were released from medical care

1 new death

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241494-chonburi-announces-198-new-and-confirmed-cases-of-covid-19-and-one-new-death/

 

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Reformed gambler MP says legalized casino can be sorted "within the life of this government"

 

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A Bangkok MP who has admitted to once almost losing everything because of gambling has said that a legal casino could become a reality within the lifespan of the current government. 

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241495-reformed-gambler-mp-says-legalized-casino-can-be-sorted-within-the-life-of-this-government/

 

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Warehouse raided in Bangkok - thousands of sub-standard, cheap online goods seized

 

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Daily News reported that officers from the Economic Crime Division carried out a raid on a warehouse in the Bang na area of Bangkok after many complaints from the public about sub-standard and low quality goods sold online.

 

Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241499-warehouse-raided-in-bangkok-thousands-of-sub-standard-cheap-online-goods-seized/

 

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Omicron may become dominant variant with its high transmissibility – Dr. Yong Poovorawan

 

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The new coronavirus variant, known as Omicron, is likely to replace the Delta variant as the dominant strain if it continues to spread quickly and easily, said Dr. Yong Poovorawan, chief of the Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology at Chulalongkorn University today (Wednesday).

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241530-omicron-may-become-dominant-variant-with-its-high-transmissibility-–-dr-yong-poovorawan/

 

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Asian highway blocked by heavy flooding in Thailand’s Chumphon province

 

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Land travel between Thailand’s southern provinces and Bangkok has been disrupted in Chumphon province, as the Asian highway, the main artery, is heavily flooded, rendering it impassable to all vehicles except heavy goods vehicles.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241531-asian-highway-blocked-by-heavy-flooding-in-thailand’s-chumphon-province/

 

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New points system starts today, Phuket transport office reminds drivers

 

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PHUKET: A senior figure at the Phuket Land Transport Office (PLTO) has issued a reminder to drivers that the nationwide points system for moving violations comes into effect today (Dec 1).

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241532-new-points-system-starts-today-phuket-transport-office-reminds-drivers/

 

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Power outage to affect Chao Fa West Rd, Chalong

 

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PHUKET: The Chalong branch of the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) has announced a power outage along Chao fa West Rd in Chalong tomorrow (Dec 2) as workers carry out repairs and maintenance to high-voltage power lines in the area.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241533-power-outage-to-affect-chao-fa-west-rd-chalong/

 

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Grab delivery driver killed as pickup hits motorbike

 

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PHUKET: Police have yet to piece together what led to an accident in Thalang early this morning (Dec 1) that left a Grab motorbike delivery dead after a collision with a pickup truck.

 

Full Story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1241534-grab-delivery-driver-killed-as-pickup-hits-motorbike/

 

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