Thailand

Thailand Pass registration scheme to be lifted

Thailand Pass registration scheme to be lifted

Thailand’s Centre of COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) approved the removal of the Thailand Pass registration scheme and an $10,000 health insurance requirement for foreign visitors, effective 1 July, 2022. Both …

After Europe  and US inflation reaches Asia

After Europe and US inflation reaches Asia

Much of the world has been struggling to contain inflation, which has been running hot for many months. The average global inflation rate is now an alarming 7.4%

Russia,Thailand plan to resume flights

Russia,Thailand plan to resume flights

Russia and Thailand are interested in resuming direct flights between the countries, a representative of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation said following the meeting of the head of department Maxim Reshetnikov with …

Thailand to scrap on-arrival COVID tests from May

Thailand to scrap on-arrival COVID tests from May

Thailand will next month remove a requirement for arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 to undergo a test and brief quarantine on arrival, an official said on Friday, the latest measure to revive its battered tourism industry. Visitors …

Thailand includes Sputnik Light in quarantine-free entry program

Thailand includes Sputnik Light in quarantine-free entry program

Thai authorities allowed individuals inoculated with the Russian Sputnik Light vaccine to enter the country without quarantine but only within the framework of the SandBox tourist program which involves a mandatory seven-day stay on a certain …

Bali, Thailand and Philippines reopen for tourists

Bali, Thailand and Philippines reopen for tourists

Indonesian officials announced Monday that Bali will reopen to all foreign visitors this week, hoping to court them back to an island destination that saw virtually no tourism in 2021 amid strict travel restrictions

Thailand reopens to vaccinated tourists

Thailand reopens to vaccinated tourists

Tens of thousands of travellers are expected to arrive in Thailand as the country reopens to tourists after 18 months of Covid-19 restrictions. Vaccinated tourists from more than 60 "low-risk" nations are allowed to enter the …

Russia ousts China and USA from South-East Asia

Russia ousts China and USA from South-East Asia

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s much-publicized tagline for the homegrown Sputnik vaccines — “reliable as a Kalashnikov assault rifle” — seems to bear a special connotation for Southeast Asia, …

Singapore is almost ready to live with COVID-19

Singapore is almost ready to live with COVID-19

Singapore is on the verge of becoming Asia's first major country to fully vaccinate the majority of its population against COVID-19, stepping closer -- at least in theory -- to exiting the pandemic

Phuket to reopen to vaccinated tourists from July 1

Phuket to reopen to vaccinated tourists from July 1

Phuket will be the first destination in Thailand to reopen to vaccinated foreign visitors from 1 July, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announced. Those under 17 do not need to be vaccinated, but they do need to take the …

Russians looking forward to go to Italy and Thailand

Russians looking forward to go to Italy and Thailand

A poll conducted by the OneTwoTrip service showed that Russian tourists are hoping for a speedy lifting of restrictions in Italy and Thailand. 20% of Russians expect the resumption of trips to Italy, 10% - to Thailand,  8% - to …

Thailand to reopen Phuket to vaccinated tourists from July

Thailand to reopen Phuket to vaccinated tourists from July

Thailand will waive quarantine requirements for vaccinated foreign visitors arriving on the resort island of Phuket from July 1, the first key reopening for the tourism-reliant nation. A panel chaired by Prime Minister Prayuth …

Russian children killed in speedboat collision in Thailand

Russian children killed in speedboat collision in Thailand

Two Russian children died in a collision of two speedboats off a Thai resort island today. The victims were a 12-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl, Associated Press reported. According to the police, twenty other …

Thailand shooting: what is known so far?

Thailand shooting: what is known so far?

A soldier has shot dead at least 20 people and injured several more in a gun rampage in north-eastern Thailand, Manchester Evening News reports. MPolice and army officers have since put a shopping mall in Nakhon Ratchasima on lockdown - …