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Study reveals how much money you need to retire in Thailand

 

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Anyone thinking about retiring to Thailand should have the equivalent of around 11 million Baht in savings (approx USD$390,000), that’s according to a new study on the cost of retirement around the world.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208055-study-reveals-how-much-money-you-need-to-retire-in-thailand/

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Thai PM orders study on 'vaccine passports' to boost tourism

 

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FILE PHOTO: Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul applaud next to a container as they attend the arrival of a plane with a shipment of 200,000 doses of the Sinovac coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine from China at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand, February 24, 2021. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's prime minister said on Tuesday he has commissioned a study to look into issuing COVID-19 vaccination certificates for international travellers, as the country seeks to revive a tourism industry battered by coronavirus curbs.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208027-thai-pm-orders-study-on-vaccine-passports-to-boost-tourism/

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Thai army medic in South Sudan dismissed after trying to sell fake COVID-19 vaccine

 

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Thai Supreme Commander General Chalermphol Srisawat has confirmed a news report that an army medic in South Sudan had given injections of harmless plain water, claiming it to be COVID-19 vaccine, to 273 Thai troops on a peace-keeping mission under UN command last year.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208018-thai-army-medic-in-south-sudan-dismissed-after-trying-to-sell-fake-covid-19-vaccine/

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Thai Airways plans slimmer fleet and workforce in turnaround plan

By Chayut Setboonsarng

 

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FILE PHOTO: Workers service a Thai Airways Airbus A380-800 aircraft at Bangkok International Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand September 3, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Airways International Pcl said on Tuesday it is cutting its workforce by half and reducing its fleet size to become a more agile and efficient airline, as the troubled flag carrier submitted its turnaround plan, officials said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208024-thai-airways-says-will-cut-workforce-by-half/

 

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Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash into sky

By Angie Teo

 

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Mount Sinabung volcano erupts as seen from Kuta Rakyat village in Karo, North Sumatra Province, Indonesia March 2, 2021, in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Sastrawan Ginting/via Reuters

 

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano sent a cloud of hot ash as high as 5 km (3.1 miles) on Tuesday, in its first big eruption since August last year, the country's volcanology centre said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208078-indonesias-mount-sinabung-volcano-spews-ash-into-sky/

 

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No breakthrough on Myanmar crisis at Southeast Asian summit

By Tom Allard

 

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Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi speaks during a virtual informal meeting with foreign ministers and representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 2, 2021. Courtesy of Indonesia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Handout via REUTERS

 

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A summit of Southeast Asian states held on Tuesday to discuss the coup in Myanmar failed to find a breakthrough to get the nation back on the path to democracy after last month's military takeover, sources with knowledge of the meeting said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208079-no-breakthrough-on myanmar crisis-at-southeast-asian-summit/

 

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Scrabble world in turmoil as US toy company gets their way over banning slurs from popular word game

 

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The world of professional Scrabble playing has been thrown into uproar and turmoil after a vote at the weekend that means up to 400 words deemed slurs or offensive will be removed from the Scrabble dictionary.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208080-scrabble-world-in-turmoil-as-us-toy-company-gets-their-way-over-banning-slurs-from-popular-word-game/

 

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Slumping Fowler in battle to keep major streak alive

By Frank Pingue

 

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FILE PHOTO: Feb 18, 2021; Pacific Palisades, California, USA; Rickie Fowler hits from the second hole tee box during the first round of The Genesis Invitational golf tournament at Riviera Country Club. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - Rickie Fowler heads into this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational seeking a long-awaited return to form that would do wonders for his bid to extend a streak of 41 consecutive major appearances.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208081-slumping-fowler-in-battle-to-keep-major-streak-alive/

 

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At least 15 people killed in vehicle crash in Southern California

Sharon Bernstein, Brendan O’Brien

 

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(Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a collision between an SUV and a tractor trailer truck in Southern California, about 10 miles (16.1 km) north of the Mexican border, hospital officials said.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208083-at-least-15-people-killed-in-vehicle-crash-in-southern-california/

 

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Scotland's first minister Sturgeon faces resignation call amid row with predecessor

 

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FILE PHOTO: The leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) Nicola Sturgeon is applauded by former leader and local candidate Alex Salmond during campaigning in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

 

LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, should resign, the main opposition party said on Tuesday amid a dispute involving her predecessor that threatens to damage the independence movement.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208088-scotlands-first-minister-sturgeon-faces-resignation-call-amid-row-with-predecessor/

 

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U.S. and EU impose sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning, jailing

By Steve Holland and Arshad Mohammed

 

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FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny attends a hearing to consider an appeal against an earlier court decision to change his suspended sentence to a real prison term, in Moscow, Russia February 20, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions to punish Russia for what it described as Moscow's attempt to poison opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent last year, in President Joe Biden's most direct challenge yet to the Kremlin.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208089-us-and-eu-impose-sanctions-on-russia-over-navalny-poisoning-jailing/

 

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Police say mutilated corpse found in Ayutthaya could be “white skinned” foreigner
 
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Police in Ayutthaya are investigating after the torso of a man was found in one district and the legs and arms in another.
 
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Phuket rolls out new events and festivals for 2021

Including a series of seafood festivals, surf skate activities and arts event

 

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Bangkok, 02 March, 2021 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket Office, in cooperation with Phuket’s public and private sector partners, is pleased to announce a series of new events and festivals, scheduled between now and November 2021.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208109-phuket-rolls-out-new-events-and-festivals-for-2021/

 

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[email protected] CONNECT: New service to improve communications for Thais and foreigners in Pattaya

 

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Picture: PR Pattaya

 

Municipal officials in Pattaya have launched a new Line account to help share information with locals and tourists.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208110-linepattaya-connect-new-service-to-improve-communications-for-thais-and-foreigners-in-pattaya/

 

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Phuket Governor, 58, takes Sinovac jab

By The Phuket News

 

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Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew takes his first Sinovac jab yesterday (Mar 2). Photo: PPHO

 

PHUKET: Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew along with two vice governors and all their wives yesterday (Mar 2) all presented themselves at Vachira Phuket Hospital to receive their first injection of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccination.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208112-phuket-governor-58-takes-sinovac-jab/

 

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10 Groups of People Are Prohibited from Receiving Sinovac Vaccine

Paphamon Arayasukawat

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has received 66,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine allotted by the government and had started inoculating the target groups since Monday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208113-10-groups-of-people-are-prohibited-from-receiving-sinovac-vaccine/

 

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No Evidence to Show Thai Bats Cause Covid-19

Paphamon Arayasukawat

 

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BANGKOK (NNT) - Thai researchers have insisted that the coronavirus found in a horseshoe bat population in Chachoengsao province last year is not a strain that is transmissible to humans, after several reports suggested that the Covid-19 pandemic may have originated in Thailand.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208115-no-evidence-to-show-thai-bats-cause-covid-19/

 

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Pattaya: Scrap the 14 day quarantine or resort will take years to recover, says tourism leader

 

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Manager reported what many will see as a dose of reality as doses of vaccine were being rolled out in Pattaya.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208116-pattaya-scrap-the-14-day-quarantine-or-resort-will-take-years-to-recover-says-tourism-leader/

 

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Biden says will have enough COVID-19 vaccine for every U.S. adult by May

By Nandita Bose and Michael Erman

 

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about the administration's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 2, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - The United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine for every American adult by the end of May, President Joe Biden said on Tuesday after Merck & Co agreed to make rival Johnson & Johnson's inoculation.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208119-biden-says-will-have-enough-covid-19-vaccine-for-every-us-adult-by-may/

 

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Wichit street shooting was over blocking traffic, reveal police

By The Phuket News

 

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Officers at the scene of the shooting on Feb 19. Photo: Phuket Provincial Police / file

 

PHUKET: Wichit Police have revealed that the street shooting in front of Soi Hua Hom, off Sakdidet Rd, last month was the result of an argument over the victims parking in the middle of the narrow street, preventing any other motorists from passing through.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208132-wichit-street-shooting-was-over-blocking-traffic-reveal-police/

 

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Video: Live stream gambling operation busted in Ang Thong - four arrests

 

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Naew Na image Thai caption: Caught on live stream

 

A raiding party of 20 police from region 1, the tech police and the Muang Ang Thong constabulary busted an online gambling operation while they were live streaming.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1208141-video-live-stream-gambling-operation-busted-in-ang-thong-four-arrests/

 

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