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Phuket News
PHUKET XTRA: VIDEO: Tourism boost for Phuket? Lazada denies being behind data leak! || November 23
PHUKET XTRA - November 23 || Brought to you by PVCPhuket.com Long weekend generates B300mn for Phuket |:| SorPorKor changes allow for developments |:| Lazada denies being behind data leak |:| Woman thrown from pickup in road |:| Phuket volunteers wanted for gibbon trek |:| 7 new Covid-19 cases in Thailand Hosted by: JP Mestanza || #Phuket
G20 to back ‘equitable’ access to coronavirus vaccine
WORLD: G20 leaders will pledge to “spare no effort” in ensuring fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines worldwide, and reaffirm support for debt-laden poor countries, according to a draft communique seen by AFP yesterday (Nov 22).
Phuket volunteers wanted to help return captive gibbons to the wild
PHUKET: The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project located in the Khao Phra Thaew protected forest reserve in central Phuket is looking for volunteers to help hike supplies to an acclimatisation cage deep in the forest where a family of five gibbons will be released into the wild.
Long weekend generates B300mn for Phuket, says TAT
PHUKET: Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket Office Director Nanthasiri Ronnasiri has announced that the long weekend from last Thursday through to yesterday (Nov 19-22) has delivered a welcome boost to the island’s economy.
Hands off, warns protest group
BANGKOK: The Ratsadon group has threatened to escalate its activities if its members are dispersed by authorities on Wednesday (Nov 25), when they plan to march to the Crown Property Bureau in Bangkok.
Woman thrown clear of pickup, dies, in wet-road wipeout
PHUKET: A 22-year-old woman died after she was thrown out the window of a pickup truck that spun out of control on a wet road and slammed into a school brick fence in Mai Khao on Saturday night (Nov 21).
Red shirts join protest with temple fair atmosphere
BANGKOK: Anti-government protesters held a light-hearted rally on the western outskirts of Bangkok Sunday afternoon (Nov 22), where they were joined by red-shirted veterans of a 2014 protest at the same site.
Phuket Opinion: Embracing the inevitable
PHUKET: While Phuket continues to suffer under the tourism restrictions and many are calling for tourism to be reopened to a point to start actually supporting the island’s tourism industry, it still feels like that the full weight of the ‘new normal’ has yet to sink in for many across the island, especially those in the tourism industry itself.
HM donates royal title deeds
BANGKOK: His Majesty the King will today (Nov 22) give royal land title deeds worth ’10 billion baht’ to four educational institutes in a handover ceremony.
TAT rolls out special hotel and transport packages for foreign tourists
PHUKET: Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn announced that the Centre for Economic Situation Administration (CESA) had already approved TAT’s project to offer foreign tourists special hotel and transportation packages.
 
The Thaiger
Thailand News Today | Dinosaurs in BKK, BOT tackles Baht, Special K isn’t special | November 23

Start of the week, a busy day of news around Thailand with Tim Newton. Bank of Thailand takes action to curb Thai baht’s strength The Bank of Thailand is moving forward measures, originally meant to begin early 2021, but most of which will now take effect from end of this month. The end result is that the new rules will make it easier for Thais to shuffle money overseas and invest in foreign assets. It will also make is easier for Thai citizens to hold foreign currency in local banks. The new rules will also require the registration of local […]

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New Thailand Plus app for tourists will help officials track their whereabouts

A new app, named Thailand Plus, for tourists has been created to help officials track their whereabouts more precisely once they have arrived in Thailand.  The app was developed by Sompote Arhunai, the CEO of the Energy Absolute Company, which also developed the “Mor Chana” application. Sompote says the app will send information to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and will function similarily to a GPS.  Such information will include certificate of entries, as well as screening and tracing. He says officials will know the whereabouts of tourists during their stays in case any of them are found to have […]

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“Bad Medical Student” group takes to Twitter to discuss downfalls of medical industry in Thailand

A new group, inspired by the Bad Student protesters, has taken to naming itself Bad Medical Students, as it stormed Twitter to reveal the downfalls of studying medicine in Thailand. The hashtag #นักศึกษาแพทย์เลว (Bad Medical Student), has now gained over 86,000 Tweets after the Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Chiang Mai university encouraged the group to voice their take on the industry. Dr. Manoch Chokchamsai, posted on his Facebook page: “Let’s hear some noise from the Bad Medical Students. Talk about the things the [medical] faculty wouldn’t want to hear.” The message gained over 670 comments and […]

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Tour guide opens aiyu jelly tea shop in Bangkok after losing job

A tour guide is redirecting his career towards making tea in Bangkok after losing his job when Covid hit. In order to stand out from the usual Boba tea sellers, he decided to take a turn at offering an alternative to the popular drinks. 38 year old Auttapol Saejong, has introduced an aiyu jelly drink to the streets of Thailand capital. “I used to take Chinese tour groups to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and Pattaya. But they were all gone after COVID [surfaced].” To keep afloat financially, Auttapol decided to open The Frog Prince, after using his experience […]

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480 kilograms of marijuana seized on Laos border

Police have seized 480 kilograms of, what they say is, “high-grade” marijuana in northeastern Thailand in a routine roadside search.  The search was conducted near the border in Nakhon Phanom province. Police say the smugglers were looking for alternate routes now that the roads and traditional border crossings from Myanmar and Laos had been closed. 25 year old Likit Boonprasit was detained by border police after they found 12 fertiliser sacks containing the marijuana that was divided into 480 1 kilogram bricks of compressed marijuana. Likit says he was paid 30,000 baht to deliver the ganja to Bangkok but says […]

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Phuket sees 300 million baht boost over long holiday weekend

The Tourism Authority of Thailand says that Phuket has received a much-needed 300 million baht boost over the 4 day long weekend with around 54,000 tourists flocking to the island from last Thursday through to yesterday. Phuket Office Director Nanthasiri Ronnasiri, reports that the average expenditure per visitor was about 5,500 baht, which was higher than the average spend for a Thai tourist to Phuket 2 years ago. She also noted that random checks on hotels showed that occupancy rates climbed to about 35%, with most guests staying 2 nights. But most of Phuket’s hotels remain closed. Nanthasiri also says […]

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7 new imported cases of Covid in Thailand today, 0 new deaths

Today, the government is reporting 7 new imported cases of Covid, bringing the total to 3,920 in Thailand with no new deaths. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration says all 6 cases were asymptomatic Thai returnees, with the other being a man from Syria. The Thai cases include a woman who returned from Germany on November 7, and tested positive last Wednesday. Another Thai tested positive on Friday after arriving from Denmark on November 9. One Thai case also included a woman who arrived from the US via Doha on November 14, and tested positive last Wednesday. A Thai man, […]

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Covid tourism standstill gives Thailand’s southern sea gypsies a break

Phuket’s sea gypsy communities are getting a much needed break after the Covid tourism standstill have their traditions a break from the tourism onslaught. 42 year old Sanan Changham says now there is an abundance of fish and shellfish to eat. Tourist boats have been docked at the quay, making fishing easier for the Chao Lay, or “people of the sea.“ “We don’t dive as deep as before, so it’s less dangerous.“ More than 9 million visitors came to Phuket in 2019, impacting the sea gypsies and their way of life, mostly located at the southern end of the island. […]

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Buri Ram province chosen as first site for medical marijuana harvesting

Thailand’s northeastern province of Buri Ram has been selected to be the first to harvest medical marijuana at home under a ministry-sanctioned pilot project. The community that has been selected by the Cannhealth Institute, is located near a hospital in the Isaan province and features 10 houses in the provinces Khu Muang district. Each house would be allowed to grow 6 cannabis plants in its garden, with Dr Kitti Losuwanrak, the director of Cannhealth Institute, saying they need to use non-contaminated soil and water for harvesting because “we only accept quality, chemical-free cannabis”. Kitti says the project is part of […]

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German parliament clarifies its stance on HM the King’s stays in Bavaria

PHOTO: Their Majesties the King and Queen greet well-wishers in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok after presiding over a ceremony to change the Emerald Buddha statue’s winter costume at the Temple of the Emerald Buddha on November 1, The Bundestag, Germany’s federal parliament, has announced that Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn could be expelled from Germany if he continues to conduct national business whilst staying in his Bavarian villa, a popular oversees stay for the Thai monarch. HM the King’s long stays in Europe have come under scrutiny  and criticism during the current spate of pro-democracy protests. The German Parliament says that […]

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Bangkokpost.com : Top Stories
Vaccine optimism nudges SET upwards
The SET Index broke 1,400 points for the first time in five months on Monday, a fast recovery from below 1,300 points just two weeks ago, spurred by news of two successful Covid-19 vaccines.
Arkhom predicts two-year GDP recovery
Thailand's economy will take at least two years to recoup the 9% of GDP lost to the pandemic crisis, says Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.
Resistance to trade-in proposal
The proposal to have motorists trade in their cars for new vehicles, including electric vehicles (EVs), has automakers warning of resulting sluggish sales, with EVs unsuitable for the authorities' target to help the industry.
Crown Property Bureau prepares for rally
Barbed wire has been installed at the Crown Property Bureau as police warn protesters who planned a rally there on Wednesday the place is off-limits.
Woman alleges sex abuse in school then faces storm of criticism
A row over a woman who held up a placard alleging sexual abuse in schools has put a spotlight on harassment in the education system, even as she draws threats of legal action for misrepresentation and attacks for soiling Thailand's image.
Complaint filed against justice minister, ONCB chief over 'ketamine' bust
Atchariya Ruangrattanapong, chairman of the Crime Victims Assistance Club, on Monday filed a complaint with Anti-Corruption Division (ACD) police against Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin and Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) secretary-general Wichai Chaimongkol, accusing them of giving false information to the public over the seizure of 11.5 tonnes of ketamine from a warehouse in...
Toronto enters virus lockdown as US looks to vaccine rollout
TORONTO, Canada: Canada's biggest city entered lockdown on Monday in the latest bid to curb coronavirus infections, with case numbers surging across North America even as US officials said vaccinations could be available within weeks.
6 Thais, 1 Syrian added to Covid caseload Monday
The government recorded seven new imported cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, bringing the accumulated total in Thailand to 3,920. No new deaths were reported.
Travel bubble fever
Global communities will mark the first anniversary of the coronavirus next month after China identified the virus for the first time as a “pneumonia of unknown cause” when it was discovered in Wuhan, central Hubei province on Dec 30, 2019.
Essential skills to drive careers and business forward
Digitisation has been moving our world faster than we’ve ever known. Think back to last year: How many of you would have predicted that many organisations today would go virtual due to a major disruption?
 
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Bangkokpost.com : Most recent
Second co-payment phase shaping up
The second phase of the co-payment scheme, where the government subsidises 50% of food and goods purchased at small shops, will cover as many people as possible, says a senior Finance Ministry official.
Vaccine optimism nudges SET upwards
The SET Index broke 1,400 points for the first time in five months on Monday, a fast recovery from below 1,300 points just two weeks ago, spurred by news of two successful Covid-19 vaccines.
Kiatisak heads back to Hoang Anh Gia Lai
Coach Kiatisak Senamuang has signed a two-year contract with his former Vietnamese club Hoang Anh Gia Lai, the ex-Thailand boss said on Monday.
Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble delay dims rebound hopes
The shelving of the keenly-anticipated Hong Kong-Singapore travel bubble shows just how delicate the process of reopening borders is -- even for places that have largely contained the coronavirus.
Arkhom predicts two-year GDP recovery
Thailand's economy will take at least two years to recoup the 9% of GDP lost to the pandemic crisis, says Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith.
Beetles face tough task in ACL 'bubble'
Thai League 1 champions Chiang Rai United resume their AFC Champions League campaign on Tuesday when they take on FC Seoul of South Korea.
Sathien sets the scene for retail ambitions
Sathien Setthasit, 66, the billionaire entrepreneur, founder and chief executive of Carabao Group, the energy drink producer, plans to gradually step down from day-to-day operations over the next five years once he succeeds in building up the company's retail stronghold.
Resistance to trade-in proposal
The proposal to have motorists trade in their cars for new vehicles, including electric vehicles (EVs), has automakers warning of resulting sluggish sales, with EVs unsuitable for the authorities' target to help the industry.
Joshua Wong, others detained
HONG KONG: Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was remanded in custody on Monday after pleading guilty to charges of organising and inciting an unauthorised assembly near the police headquarters during last year's anti-government protests.
Ministry foresees 4% growth in 2021
The economy is expected to grow 4% in 2021 after a slump this year and fiscal policy will support a tourism-reliant economy struggling from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the finance minister said on Monday.
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