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Upper Thailand Urged To Brace For Summer Thunderstorms

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Upper Thailand Urged To Brace For Summer Thunderstorms

  Upper Thailand could be hit by thunderstorms, the Thailand Meteorological Department warned on Tuesday (March 31).   The department said a high-pressure system from China will extend to the Northeast of Thailand and the South China Sea. In addition, the southerly and the southeasterly winds blow in with humidity from the South China Sea…

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Thailand Reports Two New Coronavirus Deaths, Bringing Total To Nine

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Thailand Reports Two New Coronavirus Deaths, Bringing Total To Nine

A screen shows Nevada Kumlakasing’s teacher wearing a protective face mask as she studies at home during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha   Thailand’s public health ministry said on Monday that two more people have died from the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of…

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DLT: No Need To Renew Your Driving Licence Until 15 Days After The Emergency Decree Is Over

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DLT: No Need To Renew Your Driving Licence Until 15 Days After The Emergency Decree Is Over

Picture: Thai Rath   The Department of Land Transport has announced that if your Thai driving licence is about to expire there is no need to go into an office and renew it.   Its validity will remain active until 15 days after the Emergency Decree is lifted, or until another announcement is made.  …

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Phuket Airspace To Shut Down From April 10

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Phuket Airspace To Shut Down From April 10

Phuket Governor Phakkhaphong Thawiphat   Phuket Governor Phakkhaphong Thawiphat announced on Sunday (March 29) that air transport to Phuket will also shut down after he had earlier ordered a halt to land and marine transport effective Monday (March 30) until April 30 in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.   “Shutting down…

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Thailand Reports 136 New COVID-19 Cases

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Thailand Reports 136 New COVID-19 Cases

REUTERS File photo   Thailand saw 136 new coronavirus cases on Monday, raising the total number of infections to 1,524, said the spokesman of the government’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).   Infections in Thailand are likely to keep rising, and recently new cases have been reported more in the provinces than in the…

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Prisoners Riot In Buriram Jail Riot After Covid – 19 Rumour

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Prisoners Riot In Buriram Jail Riot After Covid – 19 Rumour

Picture from facebook.com/buriramguru A riot erupted at the central prison in Buri Ram after about 100 prisoners broke furniture and smashed windows and set a fire over rumours of a Covid-19 outbreak on Sunday, Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin said. A number of prisoners escaped, he said, but seven have so far been recaptured. Mr Somsak said the riot began…

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Thailand Reports 143 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death

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Thailand on Sunday reported a 143 new coronavirus cases, including one death.   The new infections bring the total number of cases in Thailand to 1,388 and 7 deaths.   The case of the deceased was a 67 year old man from Nonthaburi.   This is a developing story. This post will be updated.  …

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Thai AirAsia To Cancel All Domestic Flights Next Month

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Thai AirAsia To Cancel All Domestic Flights Next Month

A Thai AirAsia plane sits on the tarmac at Don Mueang airport on Friday. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) Thai AirAsia will suspend operations on all domestic routes from April 1-30, the airline announced on Friday. The budget airline said it will temporarily suspend the flights during the period as part of the cooperation with the…

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Thailand Reports 91 New Coronavirus Cases And One Death

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  Thailand reported 91 new coronavirus cases and 1 fatality, bringing the total to 1,136 cases and 5 deaths, a health official said on Friday.   The latest death was of a patient in Narathiwat province bordering Malaysia, the health official said.   The new infections consist of 30 patients linked to previous cases and…

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Stay Home Or Face Lockdown – Supreme Commander

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Stay Home Or Face Lockdown – Supreme Commander

  Commander of the Royal Thai Armed Forces Gen. Pornpipat Benyasri today issued a stern warning to all Thai people to stay home and to practice strict social distancing to avoid exposing themselves to the coronavirus or risk facing a full lockdown of the country.   The warning came as Thailand entered the first day…

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