· Thailand plans package to drive domestic tourism as virus hits global travel →
BANGKOK, June 2 — Thailand plans a stimulus package to boost domestic travel to support the economy as the coronavirus pandemic cuts foreign visitor numbers, a finance ministry official said today.
· Cabinet approves B290bn upgrade for U-Tapao airport →
The corridor is the government’s attempt to bolster long-term investment to improve Thailand’s economic outlook, which has been badly damaged in the recent weeks by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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· As WHO praised China for virus response, officials quietly steamed over lack of info →
That day, Thailand informed the WHO, said Tanarak Plipat, deputy director-general of the Department of Disease Control at Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health.
· Chinese man arrested for growing cannabis in warehouse →
The suspect had visited Thailand in 2018 and left Afterwards he revisited on a student visa, claiming to learn Muay Thai.
· CMCO: Updated SOPs for daycare centres tabled today, says Ismail Sabri →
Approximately 168 Malaysians were brought back yesterday from Thailand, Singapore, China, Australia and the Netherlands, and placed in quarantine.
· Costello & Bunce podcast: What does the future hold for Britain’s seven world champions? →
He was scheduled to defend his titles against mandatory challenger Apinun Khongsong from Thailand in May.
· 1 new Covid case, 1 more death in Thailand Tuesday →
The average age of Covid-19 patients in Thailand has been 37, with the oldest 97 and the youngest a 1-month-old baby.
· BTS' agency Big Hit opens online global audition →
Last year, Big Hit's representatives traveled to eight different regions and countries, including the U.S., Canada, Thailand, Australia, Bangkok and Hong Kong, to unearth new talent with strong potential.
· Recovery stimulus coming together →
The Finance Ministry plans to set up a fund to help SMEs access funding after many operators complained the Bank of Thailand's soft loans, totalling 500 billion baht, remain out of reach, he said.