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Proposed Pattaya monorail paints a radical future by 2030

By Barry Kenyon

 

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Pattaya Mail file photo.

 

The proposal to fund a Pattaya City monorail project has taken a major step forward with the announcement of a 70 million baht feasibility study to link with much wider infrastructure developments. These include the hi-speed railway project to link Bangkok airports with U-Tapao and the emergence of the neighboring Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) which is already a multi-billion dollar hi-tech Asean zone with its impressive deep-water ports at Laem Chabang and Rayong.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165588-proposed-pattaya-monorail-paints-a-radical-future-by-2030/

 

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Donations to Pattaya Father Ray Foundation tumble 80% amid pandemic

By Warapun Jaikusol

 

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Fr. Sukhum Thanasingh said the Fr. Ray Foundation has been hit hard by the economic recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

 

With its entire business model built on handouts, the Father Ray Foundation in Pattaya has hit the skids during the economic recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165592-donations-to-pattaya-father-ray-foundation-tumble-80-amid-pandemic/

 

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Thailand tourism to contract by 1.69 trillion baht this year – Kasikorn Research

 

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Passengers attempt to observe social distancing as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus as they ride in a BTS commuter train during rush hour in Bangkok on May 8, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

 

The Thai tourism sector is forecast to suffer a revenue reduction, estimated at 1.69 trillion baht this year, due to the COVID-10 pandemic and the weak purchasing power of tourists, according to the Kasikorn Research Centre.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165597-thailand-tourism-to-contract-by-169-trillion-baht-this-year-–-kasikorn-research/

 

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Hua Hin’s horses for hire to return to beaches next Friday

 

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Life is gradually returning to Thailand’s Hua Hin seaside resort, after Prachuap Khiri Khan provincial administration eased lockdown restrictions on May 18th, allowing hotels, food shops, shopping malls, department stores, as well horse rental services, to resume operation.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165598-hua-hin’s-horses-for-hire-to-return-to-beaches-next-friday/

 

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Ten new normal behaviors of Thai people – Suan Dusit Poll

 

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People stand in line to enter the Siam Paragon shopping mall as it reopened after restrictions to halt the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus were lifted in Bangkok on May 17, 2020.

 

Most Thai people have changed their tourism behavior by visiting destinations and using transport which are safe, according to an opinion poll by Suan Dusit University.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165599-ten-new-normal-behaviors-of-thai-people-–-suan-dusit-poll/

 

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Phuket’s Sea Bees Diving steps up for COVID relief

By The Phuket News

 

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The campaign is targeting among the poorest on the island. Photo: Sea Bees Diving

 

PHUKET: The multi-award-winning Phuket dive company Sea Bees Diving headed by Holger Schwab has launched its own campaign to help people left without any income to buy food due to the COVID-19 situation.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165601-phuket’s-sea-bees-diving-steps-up-for-covid-relief/

 

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Firefighters rescue dogs trapped in house on fire

By Eakkapop Thongtub

 

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Firefighters were called to the Sing Thao Thani housing estate in Moo 6, Kathu, at around 2:30pm yesterday. Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

 

PHUKET: Locla firefighters rescued two dogs trapped in a burning room at a house on fire in Kathu yesterday (May 23).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165602-firefighters-rescue-dogs-trapped-in-house-on-fire/

 

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Businesses Bustling Again at Rim Khong Walking Street in Nong Khai

 

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NONG KHAI (NNT)-At Rim Khong Walking Street in Nong Khai province, the market’s atmosphere has finally become lively again since the second phase easing of disease prevention measures, last week.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165603-businesses-bustling-again-at-rim-khong-walking-street-in-nong-khai/

 

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Life after coronavirus: future of Thai tourism industry is in Chinese hands, and phones

-- Southeast Asia’s tourism giant is looking to China to refloat its battered travel industry

-- Partnerships with digital firms and social media influencers are among the strategies to win back Chinese visitors

Vincent Vichit-Vadakan

 

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Thai health officials take the temperatures of foreign tourists to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in February, before flights were grounded. Photo: EPA

 

Few people are as aware of the devastation the novel coronavirus  has inflicted on international travel as Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, a deputy governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165605-life-after-coronavirus-future-of-thai-tourism-industry-is-in-chinese-hands-and-phones/

 

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Coronavirus pandemic

Thailand looking at quarantine waiver for selected tourists

Tan Hui Yee

Indochina Bureau Chief

 

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The usually crowded Khaosan Road in Bangkok last Friday. The Thai authorities are looking at matching tourists from low-risk countries with low-risk places within the kingdom.PHOTO: REUTERS

 

BANGKOK • The Thai authorities are mulling over waiving quarantine requirements for selected foreign travellers when the ban on incoming commercial flights is lifted, by matching tourists from low-risk countries with low-risk destinations within the kingdom.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1165606-thailand-looking-at-quarantine-waiver-for-selected-tourists/

 

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