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Bangkok To Ban Sale of Booze for 10 Days Starting Friday

BANGKOK — Bangkok City Hall is preparing to impose a ban on the sale of alcohol starting Friday with a stated aim to curb gatherings and coronavirus infection.

Jane, Noon, Bow: The Tiktok Meme Cheering Up Thais in Quarantine

BANGKOK — A random 2010s luk thung song somehow went viral on Thai internet over the weekend, bringing a much needed distraction from the crushing boredom during coronavirus quarantine.
A file photo of a nearly empty BTS carriage.

Public Transport, Food Delivery Adjust Service Hours For Curfew

BANGKOK — Public transport services, as well as food delivery services, announced their new service hours in the wake of an overnight curfew set to begin tonight.

Grab Reduces Restaurant Commission Fee After Uproar

BANGKOK — For a month, Grab promised that an extra 10 baht charge per delivery would be given to the deliverymen during the coronavirus epidemic. It turned out that money never arrived.
Grounded planes at Don Mueang International Airport.

Prayut Threatens to Ban All Public Transport to Stop Pandemic

BANGKOK — Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday said he may decide to shut down all public transport if the coronavirus epidemic continues to spread in the country.

Closed by Coronavirus Lockdown, FCCT Appeals for Donations

BANGKOK — Southeast Asia’s oldest club for foreign journalists said it may soon go out of business due to financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

What It’s Like to Catch, and Survive, the Coronavirus in Thailand

BANGKOK — Speaking from his condo, Singaporean expat Jay Feng asked other people currently in self-isolation at their homes to stay calm and not to panic. He knew a thing or two about the coronavirus; in fact, he survived it.

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A man gets his temperature checked at a checkpoint in Bangkok on March 26, 2020.

A Mega-List for Travel Disruptions During State of Emergency

BANGKOK — Thailand woke up to the first day of a state of emergency on Thursday, with several travel restrictions in place to make journeys more difficult in an effort to stem further spread of coronavirus in the country.

Food Delivery Drivers Brave Virus Anxieties While Feeding Bangkok

BANGKOK — “I’m scared of getting infected, but more scared of having no cash,” said a delivery man for Grab, a popular online-based service, as he ate his lunch during a break in front of a supermarket.





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