Safety first

Safety first

The Covid-19 task force makes it clear that opening Bangkok and other cities to vaccinated foreign tourists is dependent on satisfactory preparations being in place to deal with any surge in infections.

16:49 27

+14,555 Covid

The number of new infections is in a downtrend, but health officials are concerned that government officials' retirement parties and the annual vegetarian festival could soon reverse that.

14:55 48
+14,555 Covid

Reopening up in air

The Public Health Ministry addressed concerns raised by academics over the government's plan to reopen the country to vaccinated foreign tourists starting next month.

04:00 9
Reopening up in air

Timid support

The Federation of Thai SME has voiced cautious support of the government's plan to reopen the tourism industry in October, stressing the need to juggle economic restoration with safeguards against new Covid-19 outbreaks.

07:22 2
Timid support

Chiang Mai mountain reserve-listed

Doi Chiang Dao, Thailand's third-highest peak and part of a karst geological mountain range in Chiang Mai, has been listed as a new biosphere reserve.

07:44 5
Chiang Mai mountain reserve-listed

Another idea

The Transport Ministry is conducting a study to develop Hua Lamphong railway station and its adjoining areas for commercial purposes, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said.

07:00 8
Another idea

Landmark bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday gave initial approval to a law against torture and forced disappearances, after years of delay and criticism from rights groups.

16 Sep 2021 18
Landmark bill

Last updated: Sep 17, 2021 at 21:20 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,448,792
  • Recovered:1,304,247
  • Daily New Cases:14,555
  • Deaths:15,124
  • Rank:29
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SET100
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SETCLMV
1,042.02
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SETHD
1,113.82
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1,016.94
-3.63
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GASOHOL 91
29.28
GASOHOL 95
29.55
GASOHOL E20
28.04
Type
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22.59
DIESEL
29.59
NGV
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Oct 1 reopening up in air

Oct 1 reopening up in air

The Public Health Ministry on Thursday responded to concerns raised by academics over the government's plan to reopen the country to vaccinated foreign tourists starting next month.

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