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  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today – Wednesday, March 18

    New cases of Covid-19 takes Thai toll beyond 200 35 new cases of Covid-19 coronavirus have been confirmed in Thailand today. 29 of the new cases were linked to what’s now being referred too as the Lumphini cluster…. the Lumphini Boxing stadium north west of Bangkok city. Since Sunday 130 new cases have been announced, almost tripling the total cases…

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    Thailand News Today – Tuesday, March 17

    30 new cases announced for Thailand – Tuesday Sunday, 32 cases. Monday 33 cases. Now another 30 confirmed Covid-19 cases have been confirmed. Thailand now has a confirmed total of 177 cases according to the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Public Health at a media conference today. A boxing stadium, north east of the Bangkok city centre, has been…

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    Thailand News Today – Monday, March 16

    Hundreds linked to boxing stadium positive Covid-19 test TV celebrity and boxing camp manager Matthew Deane, who tested positive for Covid-19 on March 6, was together with many others who were at the Lumpini boxing stadium. The stadium is in Ramintra Bangkok, north east of the city centre. Then over the weekend, the mayor of the Chachoengsao provincial administration organisation…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, Friday, March 13, 2020 – Daily TV News

    Thai health minister has a slash at ‘dirty farang’ Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul is at it again making public disparaging and xenophobic comments about ‘white’ foreigners (farang). This time he’s warned his fellow Thais about the foreigners fleeing their own countries for the ‘safe haven’ of Thailand. “Today I visited Chiang Mai and noticed that there are almost…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, Thursday, March 12. Daily TV News.

    Tourism officials ponder moving Songkran to July, boosting domestic tourism The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Tourism and Sports ministry are examining the postponing of Songkran celebrations to July 4-7 this year. The idea already has the nod from Tourism and Sports Minister but still needs approval from the Culture Ministry and cabinet. Meanwhile, the Tourism Council of Thailand has…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    400 billion baht stimulus announced to boost Thai economy Yesterday’s Thai cabinet meeting gave the greenlight to a new stimulus package. The government expects the approved 400 billion baht to reduce the impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. Last week’s 2,000 baht cash stimulus proposal, which was largely roasted in Thai social media after being proposed by the economic ministers,…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, Tuesday, March 10, 2020

      Thai road toll, worst of the year yesterday Yesterday 90 people, including 2 foreigners, died in Thailand. This was the year’s single worst death toll day on Thailand’s roads this year. 3,200 lives have already been lost this year. 69 deaths were motorcyclists, 2 were foreigners and 2 children died as well. Hotting up in northern Thailand Hot, damn…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Coronavirus UPDATE: China stabilises, Asian markets recover slightly, Italy goes into ‘lockdown’

    More than 4,000 people have now succumbed to the Covid-19 coronavirus as it continues spreading around the globe. As of 12pm today, 4,027 have died from the virus, there are 114,422 cases confirmed around the world and 64,081 people have fully recovered. Whilst most of the cases and deaths are still in mainland China but the numbers of new cases…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, Monday, March 9, 2020

    Daily TV news update with Tim Newton… Village leader slain in drive-by shooting in South Gunmen in Pattanni province in Thailand’s restive South shot dead an assistant village headman while he was exercising at a children’s playground yesterday. Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala are home to Thailand’s 22 decade-long Southern insurgency. The drive-by shooting occurred at playground in front of a…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today – March 6, 2020

    Daily news update hosted by Tim Newton… https://www.facebook.com/thethaigernews/videos/2612664995679519/ Burmese military seize drugs and equipment valued over 2 billion baht north of Chiang Rai The Burmese military raided a meth lab in Shan State, northern Myanmar. Soldiers seized a vast quantity of drugs, chemicals and equipment valued around 2 billion baht. The raids ran between February 28 and March 3. The…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, Thursday March 5, 2020

    Thailand announces 4 new coronavirus cases, all from Italy or Iran Thailand today confirmed four new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing its total to 47 since January. All were recent arrivals from Italy or Iran. Reuben Tuck reports… (Reuben VO) IT SHOULD BE NOTED that Thailand has recorded only one coronavirus-related fatality Thailand’s Koh Phangan full moon party cancelled…

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    Thailand News Today, March 4, 2020

    Man arrested with 44 kilograms of marijuana in Phuket A 60 year old man is in custody after he was found collecting 44 kilograms of dried marijuana, valued at about 400,000 baht, from a parcel delivery company in Phuket. Police told a press conference yesterday that officers were tipped off about a large shipment of marijuana arriving in Phuket via…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, March 3, 2020 – Daily TV News

    Thai Airways announces losses over 12 billion baht for 2019 Thai Airways International and its affiliates incurred a net loss of over 12 billion baht last year, that’s 448 million baht more than the year before. The airline has been accumulating losses year on year for over a decade. Speaking about the losses at the announcement yesterday, the vice president…

  • Video

    Thailand News Today, March 2, 2020

    New coronavirus case pushes Thai total to 43 Thailand’s reported coronavirus cases has now reached 43. The new case is a 22 year old Thai woman who had been working as a driver for foreign tourists with another Thai patient. Health officials had located the woman for testing. She was already admitted for treatment at a hospital. Meanwhile another woman…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today, February 28, 2020. Daily TV news update.

    Shots fired in Nontha Buri mall There was another gunman alert in a Bangkok mall yesterday afternoon…. Police rushed to the Central Plaza mall in Nontha Buri province, just northwest of Bangkok after reports of gunshots inside the mall around 4:20 yesterday afternoon. There were no reports of death or injuries. A suspect was arrested and the mall is open…

  • Video

    Thailand News Today – February 26, 2020

    Fugitive shot dead in gunfight with police in Nakhon Si Thammarat A fugitive is dead after a gunfight with police in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat. The 30 year old man, from the province’s main city district, was wanted on three warrants for theft. Police were notified today about two thieves attempting to break into a house. When…

  • Video

    Thailand News Today, February 25, 2020 – Daily news for Thailand

    Two news cases confirmed in Thailand, pushing total to 37 The Thai Public Health Ministry has announced two new Coronavirus cases in Thailand, up from 35 to 37 cases since the outbreak starts in late December last year. A 31 year old woman and a 29 year old taxi driver are the two new cases. Permanent secretary for health confirmed…

  • Hot News

    Thailand News Today – First episode of a new daily TV program

    Thai exports figures rise in January Whilst there’s been plenty of economic challenges around for Thailand, including the high Thai baht and a levelling out of tourist arrivals, exports for January 2020 unexpectedly rose according to ministry figures. It’s the first rise in six months, and an increase of 3.35% from the exports 12 months earlier. Reuters had earlier forecast…

  • Bangkok

    Condo residents want action as foreigners flaunt rules on daily rentals

    PHOTO: Manager Online The ongoing issue of condos and rooms being rented out as daily and weekly rentals, illegally, is making headlines again. A group of tenants went to the media complaining that they discovered owners of apartment rooms in their ‘luxury condo’ on Rama IV were contravening condominium rules and sub-letting their rooms. A sting was set up and…

  • Phuket

    GoAir expands flights to Phuket with daily operations

    Budget passenger carrier GoAir has announced that it is enhancing its operations to Phuket with the launch of daily directly flights from Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru. According to the airline, it expanded the services effective December 22. “At the beginning GoAir started two direct flights per week to Phuket from Delhi, three direct flights per week to Phuket from…