Thailand News Today | Samui plus, Phuket Sandbox, BKK protests, Pattaya aid | July 19

Officials in Pattaya have pledged to offer each registered family in the city 2,000 baht in financial aid, as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. 915 international travellers arrived on 6 flights to Phuket yesterday. Police in Bangkok resorted to using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse anti-government protesters yesterday, after thousands of people rallied in the capital. The Thai PM has instructed the Navy to postpone the planned purchase of 2 Chinese submarines, saying the funds must be diverted to fight Covid-19.

Watch more about the problem in Bangkok’s worker camps in today’s episode of Good Morning Thailand here…

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