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Government Sets Aside 50 Million Baht for Tourist Medical Aid

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports in Thailand has...

2023: Thai Tourism Embraces Sustainability with “Net Zero Tourism” Initiative

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has embarked on...

Thapanee Kiatphaibool Approved as New Governor of Thailand’s Tourism Authority

Thapanee Kiatphaibool has been officially appointed as the incoming...
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Volatile Malaysian Ringgit Takes a Toll on Songkhla’s Tourism Industry

Songkhla's tourism industry is grappling with the repercussions of a highly volatile Malaysian ringgit, as the exchange rate between the Thai baht and Malaysian currency has now reached 7.59...

Thailand’s Pha Khao Ma Sarong to Gain UNESCO Recognition, Boosting Thai Cultural Influence Globally

In a significant move aimed at showcasing Thailand's rich cultural heritage on the international stage, the government has officially announced its plans to register the country's traditional sarong, known...

Thailand Reinstates 30-Day Visa Exemption Policy for Tourists from 60 Countries

Thailand has reversed its previous regulation and reinstated the 30-day visa exemption policy for tourists from approximately 60 countries, effective from April 1, 2023. The policy change means that...

Laos Lifts Entry Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Tourists

Lao PDR has lifted COVID-19 entry restrictions for fully vaccinated tourists, following a drop in coronavirus cases and deaths. In 2020, there were 80% fewer international visitors to Laos than...

100,000 Thai Workers to be Sent Abroad This Year

The Ministry of Labour aims to send 100,000 Thai laborers overseas this fiscal year, with the latest batch had left for Israel on Thursday.The coronavirus hit Thai labor exports...

No more COVID-19 vaccine certificates for travel in Vietnam

Foreign visitors entering Vietnam will no longer have to present COVID-19 vaccine certificates or go under mandatory quarantine, according to the latest policy released by the Vietnamese Ministry of...

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Thailand’s Digital Wallet ‘Negative List’ Limits Purchases

Commerce Minister Phumtham Wechayachai has announced that a total of eighteen products and services have been placed on the digital wallet ‘Negative List,’ restricting...

Thai Authorities Return 30 Stolen Luxury Cars to UK

Thai authorities returned 30 of the 35 luxury vehicles stolen and imported illegally to the British Embassy, marking a significant milestone in a complex...

Fatal Stabbing Incident Involving Tourists Shocks Ao Nang

In the early hours of July 22, 2024, Pol. Lt. Col. Wichot Meepop, an investigator at Ao Nang Police Station in Mueang Krabi District,...

Tragedy in Mueang Sisaket: Former Husband’s Horrific Act

In a quiet corner of Nong Phai Subdistrict, Mueang Sisaket District, a community was shattered by a gruesome crime scene. The victims, including the...

New Bangkok-Vientiane Train Service Begins

The Bangkok-Vientiane international train service began its first operation on July 20, reaching its full capacity with 300 passengers. This inaugural journey marks a...