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Thailand announces 104 new cases of coronavirus; 3 new fatalities

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health announced 104 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday bringing the in-country total to 1,875.The government also said there were 3 new fatalities bringing the death toll to...

Undocumented Filipinos in Thailand face a long wait for repatriation amid the coronavirus outbreak

Rey held back tears as his application was once again denied. It was his second consecutive time applying for a 90-day tourist visa. The Filipino migrant had previously done several visa runs to Cambodia and Myanmar but...

Regional update: Coronavirus cases in Thailand continue to grow across the region

Our updated number of cases by region, current as of Thursday morning, are listed below.Central region: Bangkok: 850Nonthaburi: 104Samut Prakarn: 72

Thai Airways suspends staff for two months; fleet grounded until the end of May

Thai Airways International announced on Thursday that it would suspend its staff for two months as the coronavirus outbreak continues to disrupt international and domestic travel.The airline will also ask staff to...

Crazy markets offers opportunities for both high and low risk appetite investors

The 'Gods must be crazy' is the only terminology that comes to our mind after looking at the way the global capital markets have been wobbling over the past few weeks.The severity of...

2020 Q1 worse or comparable to Tom Yum Goong Crisis as coronavirus promises a historically bad year for the SET

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)’s performance in the first quarter is probably the worse that the country has seen since the Tom Yum Goong crisis in the late 1990s.And the worst is...

All Thai horses under threat if African virus is not contained

An outbreak of African Horse Sickness threatens all of Thailand’s horse livestock unless it is contained.  On March 26, the Department of Livestock Development stated in a press release that the horses contracted...

[Update-1] Thailand confirms 120 new coronavirus patients, two new fatalities

Thailand confirmed 120 new coronavirus patients on Wednesday bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1,771 confirmed.The government said that there were two additional fatalities bringing the death toll...

US freezes overseas aid after Pence team finds out about coronavirus aid shipment to Thailand

The Trump administration has frozen all its overseas coronavirus aid after officials discovered that it was sending protective gear to Thailand, according to US media reports.Trump administration officials were looking to source...

Regional breakdown: Coronavirus cases in Thailand now spread across 61 provinces

Our updated number of cases by region, current as of Wednesday morning, are listed below.Central region:Bangkok: 795Nonthaburi: 79Samut Prakarn: 41

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Thailand’s government said on Saturday that it had found 230 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.Of...

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The fare to ride the Green Line extension of Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain could more than double to 158 baht, the city governor...