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Tropical Storm Gathers Speed, Set To Strike During Weekend

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Tropical Storm Gathers Speed, Set To Strike During Weekend

  The Thai Meteorological Department reported on Thursday (September 17) that tropical storm Noul, with sustained winds of 80 kilometres per hour, was expected intensify and make landfall between the cities of Hue and Da Nang in central Vietnam.   It will then hit the North and Northeast of Thailand over the weekend, and further…

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Cabinet Okays 9-Month Visas For Foreigners

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Cabinet Okays 9-Month Visas For Foreigners

    The Cabinet has approved a proposal of issuing long-stay visas for foreigners visiting Thailand.   Deputy government spokesperson Traisuree Taisaranakul said on Tuesday (September 15) that the Cabinet has agreed to allow foreigners to live in Thailand for up to nine months per trip, provided they can prove they have spent 14 days…

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More Public Holidays Eyed In Bid To Boost Economy

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More Public Holidays Eyed In Bid To Boost Economy

Wissanu Krea-ngam   The Tourism and Sports Ministry is looking into the option of creating new public holidays in a bid to stimulate the economy, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on Tuesday (September 15).   The idea was first proposed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.   Wissanu believes the additional days off will be…

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Charity Golf Competition Udon Thani

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Charity Golf Competition Udon Thani

  The Royal Creek Golf Club Resort The Veterans of Foreign Wars/William Property Construction Co.Ltd Charity Golf registration form 3 October 2020 Shotgun Start 07:45 Team name:   Handicap Deposit paid Green fees paid Captain       Player 2       Player 3       Player 4       Team Handicap…

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Risk Of Flash Floods As Heavy Rains Forecast For Most Of Thailand

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Risk Of Flash Floods As Heavy Rains Forecast For Most Of Thailand

Credit: Meteorological Department   Thundershowers are forecast for most of the country with isolated heavy rains in some areas.   People in risky areas should beware of the severe conditions that may cause flash floods and water runoffs, the Thailand Meteorological Department said.     The monsoon trough lies across Myanmar and the Northeast and…

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Thailand To Finalize Entry Plan For Foreign Visitors By October

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Thailand To Finalize Entry Plan For Foreign Visitors By October

Photographer: Andre Malerba/Bloomberg   Thailand is planning to reopen to long-term foreign visitors to help revive an ailing tourism sector and save millions of jobs.   A plan to be submitted to the government for approval and targeted to be finalized before the end of October seeks to allow visitors coming through its international airports provided they…

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59 Killed In Road Accidents Over Long Weekend

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59 Killed In Road Accidents Over Long Weekend

File Photo   Bangkok and Suphanburi province saw the highest number of road accidents during the September 4 to 7 holidays.   According to the Transport Ministry, there were 38 car crashes in the capital, while Suphanburi recorded nine motorcycle accidents.   Between September 3 and 7, there were 405 road accidents nationwide, with 59…

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Infected DJ’s Work Places Failed To Maintain Basic Anti-COVID Measures

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Infected DJ’s Work Places Failed To Maintain Basic Anti-COVID Measures

  The three work places of the DJ, who is Thailand’s first locally transmitted COVID-19 case in more than 100 days, did not observe the basic preventive requirements of temperature screening, the wearing face of masks and social distancing and offered a “glass sharing” special menu, according to an investigative report by the CCSA.  …

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970 Under Scrutiny For Proximity To Infected Inmate: CCSA

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970 Under Scrutiny For Proximity To Infected Inmate: CCSA

File photo for reference only   The first patient in Thailand in over 100 days was estimated to have been in the vicinity of at least 970 people, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Sunday.   The patient is a 37-year-old ex-DJ who is facing a drug charge.   Of the 970…

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Don’t Leave It To The Last Minute! Thai Immigration Reminds Foreigners Ahead Of Amnesty Deadline

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Don’t Leave It To The Last Minute! Thai Immigration Reminds Foreigners Ahead Of Amnesty Deadline

  The Immigration Bureau has issued a reminder to foreigners in Thailand ahead of the end of the visa amnesty period.   An announcement shared on the Immigration Facebook page on Saturday urges people who need to renew their visas to do so now, rather than wait until 26 September, in order to help reduce…

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