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How Covid-19 Will Change the Thailand Tourism Sector – Tourism

The tourist sector comprises a significant part of the Thai economy. It provides one in six job opportunities and accounts for approximately 13-14% of...
6,034,666
Confirmed cases
Updated on May 30, 2020 2:12 pm
366,896
Total deaths
Updated on May 30, 2020 2:12 pm
2,660,663
Total recovered
Updated on May 30, 2020 2:12 pm
3,007,107
Total active cases
Updated on May 30, 2020 2:12 pm

DPM Wissanu chairs Thai Airways rehabilitation Superboard

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Cabinet has acknowledged the appointment of DPM Wissanu Krea-ngam...

Thai parliament urged to pass record 1.9 trillion baht ($59.6 billion) stimulus bill

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Wednesday urged parliament to approve the kingdom’s biggest-ever stimulus package to revive an economy battered by coronavirus, which...

Khon Kaen Zoo keeping animals cool by freezing meals

KHON KAEN(NNT)-With temperatures soaring to as high as 43 degrees Celsius in many...

Thailand extends Emergency Decree for second time to the end of June

Bangkok, 26 May, 2020, at 17.00 Hrs. – The Royal Thai Government has decided to extend the Emergency Decree for one more month, until...

Siriraj Hospital uses 5G to support telemedicine system

BANGKOK (NNT) - The fifth generation (5G) of...

Asia Pacific’s passenger traffic drops 98,8% in April

Preliminary April 2020 traffic figures released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed that international air passenger markets were battered by...

Dolphins spotted off the coast of Songkhla

SONGKHLA(NNT)-Dolphins have been seen near Nu and Maew islands, off Songkhla province in...

Businesses Bustling Again at Rim Khong Walking Street in Nong Khai

NONG KHAI(NNT)-At Rim Khong Walking Street in Nong Khai province, the market’s atmosphere...

2020 Tourist Arrivals Forecast cut to 14 million – Tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) now predicts only 14 million to 16 million foreign visitors this year, down from 33.8 million projected in...

Thai researchers start COVID-19 vaccine monkey trials

SARABURI(NNT)-After a promising outcome from trials in rats, an anti-virus vaccine prototype...

Deputy PM Prawit proceeds with forest restoration project in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI(NNT) - The Deputy Prime Minister, Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, together with people...

Chamber of Commerce urges businesses to reopen under New Normal

BANGKOK(NNT) - The Thai Chamber of Commerce estimates that a prolonged COVID-19 pandemic...

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32nd ASEAN-Australia Forum – Co-Chairs’ Summary

1. The 32nd ASEAN-Australia Forum was held via videoconference on 18 May 2020 to discuss the Coronavirus Disease...

COVID-19 Economic Impact Could Reach $253 Billion in Southeast Asia, says ADB

The cost of the coronavirus pandemic could reach as much as $8.8 trillion, or almost 10% of global gross domestic...

THAI loses state enterprise status

BANGKOK(NNT)-Thai Airways International (THAI) has lost its state...

Thailand’s Botanic Gardens reopen today with COVID-19 control measures

Bangkok, 19 May, 2020, at 13.00 Hrs. – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that...

BOI partners with two state banks to help SMEs affected by the Covid-19

The Board of Investment (BoI) will join hands with two state-backed banks to help entrepreneurs affected by the Covid-19...

BMA on alert as shopping malls in Bangkok reopen

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration or...

Thai Economy shrinks 1.8% in first quarter

The Thai economy shrank by 1.8 per cent year on year in the first quarter, according to the...

Department of Airports reiterates 14 airports in operations, eight others remain closed

Bangkok, 12 May, 2020, at 09.00 Hrs. – The Department of Airports (DOA), which operates 22 provincial airports across...

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Thailand Vs Asia: Gambling Laws Comparison

With the continual development of new technologies improving gambling services, the gambling market is growing rapidly across the globe. But the fastest-growing market at...

Phuket International Airport to remain closed until further notice – Tourism

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has reverted its decision on the reopening of Phuket International Airport. In an urgent announcement issued today,...

JSCCIB expects Thai economy to contract by 3-5% this year

BANGKOK(NNT) – Due to the impacts of COVID -19, the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) expects the Thai economy...

Lazada and Aspire partner to provide online merchants with immediate access to working capital during the COVID-19

THAILAND, 5 May 2020 – LAZADA announces partnership with Fintech startup ASPIRE to provide online merchants with instant access to working capital...

23 million Thais to receive 5,000 baht cash subsidy

So far, 28.8 million people have already applied for the 5,000 baht/month cash subsidies, under the “Rao Mai Thing Kan” (We Do Not Leave...

The Popularity of Online Casinos Grows Due to Coronavirus

Since Covid-19 first appeared in Wuhan towards the end of 2019, it has spread all over the world, infecting over 2.7 million people and...

VEC develops scheme to teach Chinese during COVID-19 crisis

BANGKOK (NNT) - The Vocational Educational Commission (VEC) has joined hands with private...

ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’s Meeting (Video Conference), 15 May 2020

The ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting met virtually on 15 May 2020 to further discuss the defence sector’s response to COVID-19, the impact...

People line up to enter shopping malls

BANGKOK (NNT) - At large general stores like Central World, hundreds of people...

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment to propose a yearly National Park Break

RAYONG(NNT)- The Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment is aiming to propose...

SACICT to expand handicraft market on e-commerce

BANGKOK(NNT) - As running a business will be different from what it was...

MNRE to nominate Ranong mangrove forest area for "natural world heritage" status

RANONG(NNT)- May 10 has been declared National Mangrove Forest Day and the Ministry...

Interior Minister observes drought projects in Suphan Buri

SUPHAN BURI (NNT)-The Minister of the Interior has observed water management and drought...

April consumer confidence lowest in over 21 years

BANGKOK(NNT)-COVID-19 has resulted in last months’ consumer confidence index falling to the lowest...

TAT webinar project prepares travel industry professionals for post-COVID-19 reality

Bangkok, 05 May, 2020, at 15.00 Hrs.  – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching a series of online webinar events for travel...

Finalists for 2020 ASEAN-U.S. Science Prize for Women announced

JAKARTA, 4 May 2020 – The ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology, and Innovation (COSTI), the U.S. Government through the U.S. Agency for International...

Government checking farmers’ entitlements to financial aid

BANGKOK(NNT) - The government is making continuous efforts to provide aid to all...

Vendors warned against selling alcohol before scheduled time

BANGKOK(NNT)-Dr. Niphon Chinanonwet, Director of the Office of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board,...

BAAC ready to pay 5,000 baht in compensation to farmers, starting…

BANGKOKRegarding the government’s financial aid of 5,000 baht per farm household for three...

Deputy Interior Minister checks Prachin Buri’s drought mitigation projects

PRACHIN BURI (NNT) - A Deputy Minister of the Interior yesterday visited Prachin...