Thailand - This weekend is filled with two Buddhist festivals in Thailand, Buddhist Lent Day on Saturday, 24th July, and Asalha Puja Day on Sunday, 25th July. Marked in the eighth Buddhist calendar month, Buddhist Lent Day is observed as the beginning of the annual retreat for monks as ruled by...

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Two Buddhist festivals marked this weekend in Thailand, history and ritual...

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Thailand - This weekend is filled with two Buddhist festivals in Thailand, Buddhist Lent Day on Saturday, 24th July, and Asalha Puja Day on Sunday,...

Thailand week in review: Mixing of vaccines still a public concern,...

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

Thailand week in review: Major factory fires breaks out in Bangkok,...

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

Thailand week in review: Thai government promises financial aid for those...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, June 28th to July 4th,...

Thailand week in review: Cabinet approves Phuket Sandbox, Referendum law passed...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, June 21st to the 27th,...

Thailand week in review: Thai Prime Minister promises country reopening in...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, June 14th to June 20th,...

Thailand week in review: Local governments can now procure Covid-19 vaccines,...

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Here is a look at the top NATIONAL stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, June 7th to June 13th,...

Thailand week in review: CCSA suddenly overrules Bangkok’s business resolutions, All...

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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 31st to June 6th,...

Happy Birthday to Her Majesty the Queen of Thailand from the...

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Thailand -Thailand celebrates Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana's royal birthday on June 3rd, which has also been designated a national holiday.Her Majesty was born...

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Thai Government approves financial aid for qualified local residents in three...

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National - The Thai Cabinet Committee, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha, today, July 20th, has approved financial aid for qualified residents who were affected...

Syn Mun Kong insurance revokes its Covid-19 insurance due to worsening...

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Bangkok - Thailand's insurance company, Syn Mun Kong Insurance, this morning, July 16th, announced the sudden cancelation of its Covid-19 insurance policies following the worsening...

Thai government to provide 4.2 billion baht subsidy to occupational groups...

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National - The Thai Cabinet Committee today, July 13th, has approved a 4.2 billion baht financial remedy for five occupational groups that were crucially affected...

Thailand’s consumer confidence plummets to the lowest in history amid third...

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Bangkok - Thai people's consumer confidence in all aspects has plummeted to the lowest in history due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the country,...

‘ShopeePay’ commits to drive digital payment adoption in Thailand

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The following is a press release. Their statements are entirely their own.ShopeePay outlines key commitments to build a long-term sustainable ecosystem, widen its merchant...

Thai university scholar suggests three factors to restore the confidence of...

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The following is a press release/guest opinion. Their statements, writing style, and opinions are their own. Enabling easy and equitable access to vaccination also seen...

Dozens of prominent bar, nightlife, entertainment owners and major Thai musicians...

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Bangkok, Thailand-   Dozens of prominent owners, staff, musicians, entertainment associations, and others submitted a major petition to the Thai government today asking for further...

Entertainment and bar workers stage Bangkok rally, urge for financial aid...

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Bangkok - A group of nightlife workers gathered with high heels and bikinis in front of the Government House today, June 29th, to seek financial...

Bangkok restaurant owners “blindsided” by restaurant dine-in closure, demand significant financial...

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Bangkok - The President of the Thai Restaurant Association today, June 27th, has reacted to the Royal Gazette's early morning announcement of the prohibition of...

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Panipak clinches Thailand’s first Olympic taekwondo gold

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The following is a press release from the Media Press Centre for the Olympic Games24 July 2021: World No 1 Panipak Wongpattanakit pinned a...

Surat Thani announces urgent COVID-19 control Measures for Ko Samui and...

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The following is a notice/release from the Tourism Authority of Thailand.Bangkok, 24 July 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to...

RECAP: Thailand announces 14,260 new cases of Covid -19 and 119...

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Thailand- Thailand reported 13,593  new domestic cases with 655 confirmed cases at prisons as well as 12 imported cases, marking a total of 14,260 daily...

AstraZeneca releases public statement about vaccine situation in Thailand

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The following is an official statement released by AstraZeneca about the current vaccine situation in Thailand. Their statements are entirely their own.

Thailand extends Emergency Decree for thirteenth time until at least the...

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The following is a press release from the Tourism Authority of Thailand.Bangkok, 24 July 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like...

Heightened screening measures announced for domestic travel to/from Phuket

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The following is a press release from the Thai Tourism Authority. Their statements are their own.Updated on 23 July 2021 – The Tourism Authority of...

Thai Government Pharmaceutical Organization officially signs purchase agreement of 5 million...

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National - The Thai Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) this afternoon, July 23rd, has signed a trading agreement with Zuellig Pharma's division, ZP Therapeutics, to supply...

Alleged drug dealer captured in Nakhon Si Thammarat after humorously hiding...

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Nakhon Si Thammarat - An alleged drug dealer, 34, was found at a house in the Tha Sala district of Nakhon Si Thammarat after humorously...

Two Buddhist festivals marked this weekend in Thailand, history and ritual...

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Thailand - This weekend is filled with two Buddhist festivals in Thailand, Buddhist Lent Day on Saturday, 24th July, and Asalha Puja Day on Sunday,...

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Nok Air operating flights from U-Tapao Airport to 6 Thai cities

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The following is a press release from the Thai Tourism Authority. Their statements are their own.Bangkok, 23 July 2021 – Nok Air has announced...

Private and public bus services in Thailand cancels all travel routes...

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National - Private and public bus services in Thailand have announced a temporary halt of all traveling routes nationwide to comply with the government's request...

Department of Land Transport suspends most in-person services in Bangkok, other...

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Chonburi, Thailand-   The Department of Land Transport, or DLT, has announced they have suspended most in-person services in the thirteen maximum control provinces, including...

CAAT orders ban on domestic flights in Thailand to and from...

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Bangkok, Thailand-   Earlier this evening the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, or CAAT, ordered a ban on domestic flights in Thailand to and from...

Want to travel to Phuket domestically in Thailand? New measures are...

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The following is a press release from the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Their statements are their own.Bangkok, 12 July 2021 – The Tourism Authority of...

Thailand’s public transportation services reduce their operations following government’s partial lockdown...

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National - Public transportation services in Thailand have reduced their scheduled operations due to the government's partial lockdown order in Bangkok and its vicinity to...

Bangkok Airways to fly three daily Bangkok-Samui flights from 15 July...

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The following is a press release from the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Their statements are their own.Bangkok, 07 July 2021 – Bangkok Airways will...

Thai pro-democracy demonstrators stage car protest yesterday to symbolically perform political...

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Bangkok - Pro-democracy protesters had participated in a car-honking protest at the Democracy Monument of Bangkok yesterday, July 3rd, to demand the resignation of the Prayut...

Bangkok introduces digital declaration forms for travel out of Bangkok using...

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Bangkok - An online travel declaration form has been introduced for people traveling out of Bangkok, following the Thai authorities' implementing stricter traveling measures to...

Thailand Department of Transport to legalize delivery box measurement for all...

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Bangkok - The Thailand Department of Transport has planned to implement control measures for all delivery boxes for motorcycles after some vehicles were seen to...

Royal Gazette essentially makes working for ride-sharing services legal in Thailand

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Thailand-   The Royal Gazette published regulations earlier this week essentially making ride-sharing services, like Grab or Bolt, legal in Thailand and allowing people to...

Thai Department of Land Transport resumes normal services starting June 21st

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Thailand-The Department of Land Transport (DLT) announced earlier today they will be resuming normal services effective on June 21st after a pause due to...

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18-year-old Thai rapper fined 2,000 baht at Bangkok police station for...

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Bangkok - Young Thai rapper Danupha Kanateerakul, better known as 'Milli', was fined 2,000 baht at a Bangkok police station this morning, July 22nd, after...

Thai Government approves financial aid for qualified local residents in three...

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National - The Thai Cabinet Committee, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha, today, July 20th, has approved financial aid for qualified residents who were affected...

Foodpanda delivery man arrested on lese majeste charges last night after...

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Bangkok - A Foodpanda delivery man who had attended a pro-democracy protest on Saturday was captured by a group of undercover police late last night...

Foodpanda apologizes after facing online backlash regarding its response to an...

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Bangkok - Food delivery application "Foodpanda" apologized for its online statement last night, July 18th, as it was facing an online boycott after addressing its...

Thailand postpones its submarine purchase plan, meeting with China officials to...

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Bangkok - The Thai Ministry of Defense has postponed its submarine purchase plan, at least for now, following the order of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O'Cha,...

Water cannons, tear gas, and rubber bullets reportedly fired at pro-democracy...

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Bangkok - High-pressure water cannons, tear gas, and rubber bullets were reportedly fired at pro-democracy demonstrators this afternoon, July 18th, while they were marching from...

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