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Travel bubbles to initially exclude tourists

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“20,000 foreign businesspeople, Thai work permit holders, and international school students and teachers have registered to return to Thailand.”

Health Minister and deputy PM Anutin Charnvirakul says Thailand’s “travel bubble” scheme will open first to business groups and international-school teachers who can be easily tracked, and not to the world’s tourists. He made the announcement after a meeting with Japanese ambassador Nashida Kazuya. Japan is among the countries deemed at low risk for Covid-19 contagion that are being considered for the “travel bubbles.”

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration says that some 20,000 foreign businesspeople, Thai work permit holders, and international school students and teachers have registered to return to Thailand.

Meanwhile, Anutin says he’s ready to be injected with a prototype Thai-developed vaccine for Covid-19 as part of medical trials. Several Thai research programs are currently working to create a vaccine for the virus.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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    Chris

    June 20, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    “20,000 foreign business people, Thai work permit holders, and international school students and teachers have registered to return to Thailand.”

    Can someone enlighten me as to where you register to return back to Thailand as the Thai embassy website is not showing anything as regard to registering to return.

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