Thailand morning news for May 5

Thailand morning news for May 5

Roadside ambush in Pattani kills 1 and injures another Last night southern police reported that at 7pm a paramilitary ranger was shot dead and another injured in a roadside ambush in Sai Buri district in the Pattani province. — The Thaiger Princess Ubolratana frets end of ban could see resurgence of virus Princess Ubolratana has […]

Thailand morning news for May 4

Thailand morning news for May 4

40 new Covid cases confirmed in Yala The provincial public health office has confirmed 40 new coronavirus cases after thorough testing among at-risk groups, including those recently returned from neighbouring countries. — Bangkok Post Media, don’t be fooled by protesters – Finance secretary Media outlets are being duped by highly visible protesters trying to attract […]

Thailand morning news for May 1

Thailand morning news for May 1

Exclusive: Thai Airways to Seek $1.8 Billion Emergency Loan to Navigate Virus Impact-Document Thai Airways International PCL plans to seek a 58.1 billion baht ($1.80 billion) emergency loan to maintain liquidity and see it through a coronavirus-induced drop in demand, showed a document from the airline detailing the plan. — NYT Central bank paints grim […]

Thailand morning news for April 30

Thailand morning news for April 30

Restaurants, markets and parks among venues to reopen as Bangkok relaxes COVID-19 control measures The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will relax certain COVID-19 control measures in the Thai capital as its order to temporarily close venues with risks of infection comes to end on Thursday (Apr 30). — CNA COVID-19 causes about one trillion baht […]

Thailand morning news for April 29

Thailand morning news for April 29

Thai PM says no billionaires offered financial help to Government None of the Thailand’s 20 billionaires, who responded to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s call for help in wake of COVID-19 pandemic, have offered the Government any financial help. — Thai PBS News PM hints at restriction relaxation as some Bangkok businesses reopen Lockdown restrictions will […]