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Photo story: Pattaya’s Walking Street now in ruins

The entrance and the reality The local government overhead sign for Walking Street depicts a futuristic brightly-lit park and pool area. But the street has...

Thailand reinstates one night quarantine for arrival

After much debate earlier in the week, the Thai prime minister has finally decided that all visitors must be isolated for several hours pending...

Thailand targets rich hospital patients to boost coffers

It’s an established fact that Thai authorities are moving heaven and earth to find wealthy foreigners as investors, expats or tourists.  There are revamps...

Thailand likely to overturn plan to simplify entry procedures

The sudden appearance of the Omicron virus variant has dashed expectations that Thailand would ease the health tests conducted on arriving passengers from Test...

Christmas visitors to Thailand still in the dark about procedures

Thousands of potential tourists, with airtickets dated December 16 and beyond, have been told to delay applying for Thailand Pass approval until December 1....

In spite of the pandemic, one Pattaya travel agent is still...

Amongst the biggest casualties of the Pattaya near-lockdown have been the local travel agencies.  They had already shrunk in size because of the growth...

Covid 60 days visa extensions extended to end of January

After leaks on social media, immigration authorities are confirming that longer stays for foreigner tourists, unable or unwilling to return home, are to be...

Thailand risks losing out on lucrative nomad market

Notwithstanding several government promises, the establishment of one-stop-shops and enthusiastic support from the Board of Investment, the position of remote workers using an internet...

Final whistle for Thai rail icon stirs memories

It’s the end of the line. Bangkok’s much-loved Hua Lamphong railway station will be shunted into the sidings by the end of 2021. The...

Pasavee victorious in Singha Chiang Mai Open 2021 Golf Tournament

Chiang Mai - Pasavee Lertvilai with his sizzling-hot performance led him to claim victory at the All Thailand Golf Tour - Singha Chiang Mai...

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Thai FDA confirms standard of registered face masks

The Food and Drug Administration has assured that the medical face mask brands registered with it make standard products. FDA deputy secretary-general Dr. Surachoke Tangwiwat...