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Trat locals call for lockdown after 10,000 people descend on province in just 4 days

 

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Tourism officials and locals are calling on the governor of Trat province to implement a strict Phuket style lockdown amid fears over a possible COVID-19 outbreak.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156766-trat-locals-call-for-lockdown-after-10000-people-descend-on-province-in-just-4-days/

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Thailand earmarks further $15 billion for coronavirus crisis

 

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FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective face mask walks, during the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bangkok, Thailand March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s new stimulus package to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus crisis will be worth more than 500 billion baht ($15.3 billion), its finance minister said on Monday.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156745-thailand-earmarks-further-15-billion-for-coronavirus-crisis/

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Confusion over whether bridges are closed, partly closed, or will close ‘definitely’ on April 1

By The Phuket News

 

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A screenshot of the PR Dept post now removed, causing confusion over whether or not Phuket people are still allowed to return home over the bridges. Screenshot: PR Phuket / Facebook

 

PHUKET: After only this morning laying down the law and denying unauthorised people and vehicles permission to cross the bridges into and out of Phuket, Phuket Vice Governor Supoj Rotreuang Na Nongkhai late today said that some people in “special circumstances” are being allowed through, explained a report by the Phuket office of the Pubic Relations Department which has now been pulled down off the official PR Phuket Facebook page.

 

Full story: 

https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156803-confusion-over-whether-bridges-are-closed-partly-closed-or-will-close-‘definitely’-on-april-1/

 

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Patong residents urged to self-quarantine, door-to-door checks to begin

By Tanyaluk Sakoot

 

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Bangla Rd is blasted in a mass cleansing drive today (Mar 30). Photo: Patong Municipality

 

PHUKET: Patong Mayor Chalermluck Kebsup has called for all people in Patong to self-quarantine for 14 days as health officials in the tourism town which has become the epicentre of Phuket infections prepare to start door-to-door checks tomorrow (Mar 31).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156805-patong-residents-urged-to-self-quarantine-door-to-door-checks-to-begin/

 

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Coca-Cola to suspend advertising, divert cash to fight Covid-19

By THE NATION

 

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Coca-Cola announced March 30 on its “@cocacolaTH” Facebook page that it would suspend the digital and TV advertising campaigns of all brands under its umbrella in Thailand and use the money to support the fight against Covid-19.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156806-coca-cola-to-suspend-advertising-divert-cash-to-fight-covid-19/

 

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FOR YOUR SAFETY: Key statistics, advice from doctors on Covid-19

By THE NATION

 

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Prince Songkla University infectious disease doctor Prof Khachornsakdi Silpapojakul provides important Covid-19 statistics and advice, including the percentage of infection, the effectiveness of masks, and places and things which can attract the dreaded virus.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156807-for-your-safety-key-statistics-advice-from-doctors-on-covid-19/

 

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Thailand Post to deliver 2.3m face masks

By THE NATION

 

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Thailand Post will deliver 2.3 million face masks nationwide, starting this evening, said Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam today after a meeting at the Covid-19 Situation Administration Centre.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156808-thailand-post-to-deliver-23m-face-masks/

 

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Indicators in February foreshadow economic recession this year 

By The Nation

 

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Indicators in February pointed to an economic downturn under impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, battering the domestic economy and Thai exports, according to the Finance Ministry.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156812-indicators-in-february-foreshadow-economic-recession-this-year/

 

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Orders for Thai products from China rebound in March

By THE NATION

 

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China's orders for Thai export products, especially food and agricultural items, are growing as the country witnesses a continuous decline in Covid-19 infections in recent days , said Visit Limlurcha, vice president of the Thai National Shippers' Council.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156814-orders-for-thai-products-from-china-rebound-in-march/

 

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Japan, IOC set July 23 next year for start of delayed Olympics

By Jack Tarrant and Antoni Slodkowski

 

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Japanese organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided today that the Tokyo Olympic Games would start on July 23, 2021, and run until Aug 8, 2021 FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Olympics logo is seen in front of displayed "Tokyo 2021" words in this illustration taken March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

 

TOKYO (Reuters) - The postponed Olympic Games will now begin on July 23 next year and run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee said on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to plan and prepare for them properly this year.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1156815-japan-ioc-set-july-23-next-year-for-start-of-delayed olympics/

 

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