The Khao Yai National Park chief will be moved to allow for a fact-finding inquiry after video showing scantily dressed "coyote" girls dancing to music inside the park went viral online.
The Association of Thai Travel Agents (Atta) says international arrivals may exceed 5 million this year if the government starts travel bubbles with Asian partners as the Test & Go scheme alone is not enough of an enticement for those who face quarantine upon their return.
Covid-19 will be declared endemic in Thailand by the end of this year, with or without World Health Organization confirmation, the Public Health Ministry has decided.
New cases crept back above 8,000 in Thursday's Covid-19 update, slightly more than the number of recoveries, with accumulated cases now topping 2.4 million.
The Federal Reserve chair gave a clear signal it is ready to raise US interest rates in March for the first time since cutting them to zero after the arrival of Covid-19.