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Thailand committed to democracy and human rights despite absence in summit hosted by the US

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the lack of invitation for Thailand to attend the Summit for Democracy hosted by the United States will not affect the country, stressing [...] » More

Omicron: Thailand and Sri Lanka ban travellers from African countries

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Two Asian countries have decided to ban entry for travellers from several African countries over fears of the newly discovered omicron variant of the novel coronavirus. [...] » More

More vaccination centers in Thailand now provide mRNA jabs

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Pattayamail | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Public Health has now increased the availability of mRNA jabs at more vaccination centers, providing easier access to this specific vaccine type for anyone [...] » More

Thailand records 6,073 Covid-19 cases and 32 deaths on Saturday (November 27)

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | The Nation Thailand | 5:02 AM

Ministry of Public Health reported on Saturday (November 27) that in the past 24 hours there are 6,073 new patients who tested positive for Covid-19, 169 of whom have been [...] » More

Thailand bans entry from 8 African countries over COVID Omicron variant

Thailand bans entry from 8 African countries over COVID Omicron variant

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Thailand said on Saturday it would ban the entry of people travelling from eight African countries it designated as high-risk for the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. [...] » More

Amnesty International under investigation for defending activists

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Bangkok Post | 5:02 AM

PM Prayut Chan-o-cha announced that Thai authorities have opened an investigation into human rights group Amnesty International after they spoke out against the prosecution [...] » More

Thailand’s nightlife venues and bars told to keep closed until January 16

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Thethaiger | 5:02 AM

Thailand’s nightlife cat and mouse game between authorities and desperate bar and nightlife businesses will continue until the middle of January 2022. Following [...] » More

Frenchman known for mocking government denied entry in Thailand

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

A French national who is known for mocking the Thai government was denied reentry to Thailand on Saturday for being “a danger to society,” his lawyer said on [...] » More

Thailand probes Amnesty International after ultra-royalist complaint

Thailand probes Amnesty International after ultra-royalist complaint

29-Nov-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Thailand is investigating whether Amnesty International has broken any laws, its prime minister said on Friday, after ultra-royalists called for the human rights group to be [...] » More

Planned fund to make electric cars cheaper

27-Nov-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

A government fund is expected to subsidise the prices of electric vehicles (EVs) to keep them closer to the cost of cars powered by internal combustion engines, according to [...] » More

Betong airport to open fully next year

27-Nov-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Betong airport in Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala will open to commercial flights next year, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said yesterday. [...] » More

Entering Thailand may get easier next month

27-Nov-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Public health ministry will on Friday propose easier access to the country including a change to Covid-19 testing requirements, according to health authorities. Public [...] » More

Youth jobless rate gets Covid boost

27-Nov-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The unemployment rate among young people in Thailand has reached a level unseen in recent years due to Covid-19, according to a new brief from the International Labour [...] » More

Thailand approves 5 billion-baht soft-loan package to create jobs

27-Nov-2021 Intellasia | HrmAsia | 5:02 AM

The loan package to be extended by state-owned government Savings Bank (GSB) will be offered mainly to business starters and small-scale business operators such as masons, [...] » More

Travel agents urge state to delay new fee

27-Nov-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

A new fee to be imposed on international tourists should be postponed until the travel industry fully recovers, as the country faces headwinds during this high season, [...] » More