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THAI loan queries rebuffed by ministry

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The finance ministry has dismissed financially ailing Thai Airways International’s hopes for a loan guarantee, saying the assistance would breach loan guarantee [...]
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Emergency decree extended

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Monday decided to extend the Emergency Decree for another month after it expires on April 30. CCSA spokesman [...]
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Thailand logs 9 new Covid cases, 1 new death Monday

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government on Monday reported nine new coronavirus cases and one additional death, bringing the total in Thailand to 2,931 infections and 52 deaths. The number of new [...]
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Fashion industry turns to face masks

Fashion industry turns to face masks

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A face mask shields against hazardous PM2.5 dust, along with the highly contagious coronavirus. Before protective applications came about, face masks were often used by [...]
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Tourism likely won’t improve until vaccine found: TAT chief

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

A vaccine for the novel coronavirus is needed to help reverse a plunge in Thailand’s critical tourism sector, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). [...]
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EEC targets thrown out as forecasts fogged by crisis

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office is set to revise its investment target and strategy for this year as the coronavirus pandemic ravages overall investment sentiment. [...]
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Thailand loses US free trade benefits worth billions of baht

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Thailand loses duty free access for 42.2 billion baht in exports to the US market from today, 6 months after Washington warned it would pull back on trade privileges unless [...]
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Curfew subjects Thailand’s many homeless to arrest

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Earlier this month, Police in Chiang Mai arrrested “Tui,” a homeless man, for violating the national curfew imposed as part of the Emergency Decree to contain the [...]
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Thailand turns to China to revive post-Covid tourist economy

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic has crushed Thailand’s tourism sector, long considered a lifeline for the nation’s already battered economy, as numbers of foreign visitors [...]
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Thailand: Saliva tests found to be effective for Covid-19

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

Thailand’s Ramathibodi Hospital has learned tests on suspected persons’ saliva for the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak is as precise as tests using secretions [...]
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Thailand to extend coronavirus emergency measures, sees improvement

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand will extend a state of emergency over the coronavirus until the end of May, but will consider easing some restrictions on businesses and public activities as the [...]
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Life on the Covid-19 frontline

28-Apr-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

As people stay home to do their bit to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, healthcare workers are vigilant on the frontline, providing treatment and preventing the disease from [...]
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Thailand reports 15 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

27-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:18 AM

Thailand on Sunday reported 15 new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing the total number of cases since its outbreak in January to 2,922 cases and 51 deaths. Of the [...]
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Thailand’s wildlife is thriving in shutdown, but maybe not for long

27-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Thaiger | 6:02 AM

There have been a lot of viral news stories going around Thailand the last few weeks about the way wildlife is rebounding while humans are all hunkered down at home under [...]
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15 new Covid-19 cases in Thailand (Friday), no new deaths

27-Apr-2020 Intellasia | The Pattaya News | 6:02 AM

At this morning’s daily press briefing from the centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin, announced somewhat of a stabilising of cases. 15 [...]
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