National - Thailand reported 2,773 new Covid-19 domestic infections and 6,835 confirmed cases in major prisons nationwide, cumulatively marking a total of 9,635 daily infections, with 25 additional deaths in the past 24 hours, CCSA spokesperson Taweesilp Visanuyothin announced this morning, May 13th. This reaches the highest number of daily...

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Thailand week in review: Moderna vaccine under government agreement to distribute...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, May 3rd to the 9th,...

Thailand week in review: PM charged for not wearing face mask,...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, April 26th to May 2nd,...

Thailand week in review: Thai government in talks with Pfizer, Thai...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, April 19th to the 25th,...

Thailand national news week in review: Thailand to tighten Covid-19 measures,...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, April 12th to the 18th,...

Happy Songkran from the TPN team! The Songkran festival and its...

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Thailand - The three days from the 13th to the 15th of April officially marks the Songkran Festival, which is also known as the traditional...

Thailand national news week in review: Trapped monk rescued from deep...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, April 5th to the 11th,...

RECAP: Thailand finds 245 domestic infections among 250 new Covid-19 daily...

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National - Thailand discovered 245 domestic infections among a total of 250 new Covid-19 Coronavirus daily cases in the past 24 hours, the Center for...

Chakri Memorial Day, its history and its significance explained

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Thailand - April 6th each year marks the Chakri Memorial Day in Thailand to observe the founding and establishment of the great Chakri Dynasty in 1782...

Thailand national news week in review: Tourist’s Covid-19 extension extended for...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, March 29th to April 4th,...

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Restaurant associations, political groups, and more ask the Thai government to...

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Bangkok - The vice president of the start-up political "Kla Party" opposed the government's recent remedial measures of extending economic stimulus campaigns, reasoning that the...

Thailand’s consumer confidence significantly drops to record low in April due...

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Bangkok - The Center for Economic and Business Forecasting and The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC), revealed yesterday, May 6th, that the...

Thai cabinet committee, chaired by Prime Minister, approved third phase of...

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National - The cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha, today, May 5th, has approved the third phase of government stimulus campaigns, namely 'Half-Half',...

Moderna Covid-19 vaccines will be sold directly to Thai government only,...

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Bangkok - Representatives from the Moderna vaccine company will sell its first batch of Covid-19 vaccines to the Thai government only, Public Health Minster Anutin...

Thai Retailer’s Association announces hours for “Dark Red Zones”, stricter than...

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Thailand- The Thai Retailer's Association, in conjunction with the Thai Shopping Center Association, announced their hours for "Dark Red" zones in Thailand tonight which are...

Federation of Thai Industries urges Thai government to issue Covid-19 “lockdown” measures...

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Bangkok - The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has urged the government to issue strict lockdown measures in the high-risk and red-zoned areas of Covid-19...

Due to Covid-19, department, convenience, supermarket store hours to change in...

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Thailand-   The Thai Retailers Association and Thai Shopping Center Association announced around noon today that they are adjusting their closing and opening hours nationwide...

TAT to set new Thailand tourism revenue forecast in 2021 following...

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Phuket - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has aimed to set a new target for total tourism revenue from both domestic and international tourists...

Thai government agrees to extend ‘Rao Chana’ economic stimulus campaign and...

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National - The Thai cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha, today, April 20th, has agreed to extend the "Rao Chana" (We Win) economic stimulus campaign...

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Cause of major fire that broke out in Bangkok plastic factory...

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Bangkok - The office of forensic science of the Royal Thai Police revealed today, May 17th, that the cause of the major fire that broke...

RECAP: Thailand finds 2,773 domestic infections and 6,835 cases in major...

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National - Thailand reported 2,773 new Covid-19 domestic infections and 6,835 confirmed cases in major prisons nationwide, cumulatively marking a total of 9,635 daily infections,...

Beach “closures” in Pattaya, park closures in Bangkok, spark confusion and...

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Thailand- Recent closures of outside "attractions" like beaches in Pattaya and parks in Bangkok have driven widespread anger and even confusion on English and Thai...

Summary of Covid-19 Situation in Bangkok: Vaccination centers, current clusters, health...

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Bangkok - The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) is providing the Covid-19 vaccination outside of hospitals in various areas in Bangkok to facilitate and reduce the...

Thai Prime Minister declares solving country’s corruption as “National Agenda”

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Bangkok  - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha announced today, May 16th, to take serious action against corruption in Thailand as a "national agenda", urging all government...

RECAP: Thailand discovers 2,279 new, confirmed Covid-19 domestic infections with 24...

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National - Thailand reported 2,279 new Covid-19 domestic infections among a total of 2,302 new daily infections, with 24 additional deaths in the past 24...

Phuket car crash brings down NINE power poles and causes local...

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Phuket – An unidentified male driver has sustained minor injuries after he crashed his car into a power pole in Phuket City before bringing down...

Thai Royal Gazette releases order changing Covid-19 color zones, new measures...

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Thailand- The Thai Royal Gazette released an order this evening approving a proposal made by the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) earlier today to...

RECAP: Thailand announces 2,215 new domestic Covid-19 cases and 877 cases...

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Thailand – Thailand reported 2,215 new Covid-19 domestic infections and 877 confirmed cases at Bangkok prisons as well as three imported cases, marking a total...

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Phuket car crash brings down NINE power poles and causes local...

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Phuket – An unidentified male driver has sustained minor injuries after he crashed his car into a power pole in Phuket City before bringing down...

Thai Department of Land Transport announces stricter Covid-19 rules and precautions...

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Thailand- Mr. Jirut Wisarnjit, Director-General of the Department of Land Transport, announced this afternoon, May 9th, 2021, stricter Covid-19 precautions in Thailand for buses, public...

Thailand’s Ministry of Interior gives total accident roundup for Songkran road...

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National - Thailand reported a total of 26 deaths, 255 injuries, and 253 road accidents on the last day of "seven dangerous days" of the Songkran...

Thai Civil Aviation Authority limits domestic flights overnight to “control spread...

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Thailand- The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, also known as EXAT, issued several new guidelines for domestic flights in Thailand effective as of today, April...

Thailand reports 29 deaths in total from 313 road accidents on...

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National - Thailand's Ministry of Interior reported a total of 29 deaths, 310 injuries, and 313 road accidents on the sixth day of "seven dangerous...

Thailand’s Department of Land Transport to suspend many in-person services due...

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Thailand- The Department of Land Transport (DLT) of Thailand announced yesterday, April 15th, 2021, that they will be suspending many in-person services until further notice...

More than 7.87 million vehicles recorded traveling in and out of...

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Bangkok - More than 7.87 million vehicles were recorded traveling in and out of Bangkok during the Songkran holiday, Thailand's Ministry of Transport revealed yesterday,...

Thailand reports 37 deaths in total from 330 road accidents on...

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National - Thailand's Ministry of Interior reported a total of 37 deaths, 328 injuries, and 330 road accidents on the fifth day of "seven dangerous...

Fourth day of seven deadly days of Songkran driving: 29 deaths,...

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Thailand- The Thai Ministry of Interior reported the fourth in their current seven deadly days of Songkran driving campaign today: 29 deaths, 392 people injured,...

Thailand’s Ministry of Interior reports 54 deaths in total from 388...

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National - Thailand reported a total of 54 deaths, 373 injuries, and 388 road accidents on the third day of "seven dangerous days" of the...

Five passengers killed, 12 seriously injured after tour bus bursts into...

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Khon Kaen - Five passengers were killed and 12 others were seriously injured after a double-decker bus heading to Bangkok burst into flames in the...

Thailand reports 30 deaths in total of 357 road accidents on...

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National - Thailand reported a total of 30 deaths, 374 injuries, and 357 road accidents on the second day of "seven dangerous days" of the...

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Thai Prime Minister declares solving country’s corruption as “National Agenda”

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Bangkok  - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha announced today, May 16th, to take serious action against corruption in Thailand as a "national agenda", urging all government...

Two major pro-democracy activists, Penguin and Ammy, granted bail today...

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Bangkok - Pro-democracy activists, Parit "Penguin" Chiwarak and Chaiamorn "Ammy the Bottom Blues" Kaewwiboonpan, have been granted bail by the Criminal Court this afternoon, May...

Restaurant associations, political groups, and more ask the Thai government to...

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Bangkok - The vice president of the start-up political "Kla Party" opposed the government's recent remedial measures of extending economic stimulus campaigns, reasoning that the...

Prominent pro-democracy activist, Panusaya, a.k.a. “Rung”, granted bail after being detained...

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Bangkok - Pro-democracy prominent protest leader, Panusaya "Rung" Sithijirawattanakul, has been granted bail by the Criminal Court this afternoon, May 6th, after the bail request...

Thammanat not disqualified as MP and Deputy Agricultural Minister over Australian...

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Bangkok - The Criminal Court ruled today, May 5th, in favor of Deputy Agricultural Minister Thammanat Prompao, stating that his conviction of an Australian drug...

Seven pro-democracy activists denied bail for the ninth time, including hunger...

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Bangkok - Thailand’s Criminal Court has denied bail for the ninth time against seven pro-democracy activists who were facing charges of Section 112 on Royal...

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