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    Special Tourist Visa – now officials want you to ‘quarantine’ in your home country before coming to Thailand

    On one hand the Thai government unveils its big ‘plan’ for a Special Tourist Visa, allowing minimum stays of 90 days, extendable to 270 days (almost 9 months). On the other hand they have put up a list of restrictions that, at best, will severely restrict any return to ‘normal’ tourism in the country. Apart from the local 14 day…

  • Travel

    Virgin Australia will fly again under new US ownership

    Virgin Australia will reportedly grace the Australian skies again after a US company has bought it out. Bain Capital, a private equity group in the US, took over ownership after the struggling airline was unsuccessful in asking for Australian government bail out or loans. The second largest airline in Australia collapsed in April after struggling with long-term debt before the Covid-19…

  • Hot News

    Samut Prakarn shooting leads to one fatality

    Last night at around 6pm, an army private is alleged to have shot and killed his father in law, in Samut Prakarn province (South of Bangkok). After police officers from Bangmeuang Station were informed of the multiple gunshots at a house in Sub Yang Yein housing estate in Mueang district, they quickly set up a blockade surrounding the area. The…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Reimbursement for medical bills for Covid-19 in Thailand

    According to a Facebook post on the ‘Thai Khu Fa (Government House)’ page, the Thai government has informed that private hospitals are not allowed to send medical bills to Covid-19 patients or their family, the post says that the government will reimburse all the medical bills back to the hospital. Many complaints were sent the government that Covid-19 patients at…

  • Thailand

    Another beaten Thai Army private dies of injuries

    PHOTO/VIDEO: Facebook/Rejecttime Yok Infantryman Khacha Pacha, hospitalised onAugust 21 after being beaten by three other soldiers at a Lop Buri Army camp, has died this morning. His pregnant wife confirmed the death on her Facebook page today (Friday). It included a photo of her hand grasping his as he lay in his hospital bed and the caption, “I know you are…