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Thailand Bans Cryptocurrency Payments for Goods and Services

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s securities regulator announced Wednesday that it is barring the use of cryptocurrencies for payment of goods and services.

DTAC and True to Merge, Pursue Tech Businesses

BANGKOK (AP) — Major Thai telecoms companies DTAC and True Corp. plan to merge to pursue opportunities in the tech sector, their parent companies said Monday.

Pfizer Thailand projects a positive outlook towards 2022

Proceeding the FDA approval of the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, the world has witnessed several countries benefitting from its efficacy. Thailand has recently...

Phuket Declares ‘Sandbox’ a Success, Plans More Campaigns

PHUKET — Officials on the southern island of Phuket said the tourism “sandbox” program was so successful that they are now planning to launch more initiatives to attract more travelers under a brand new campaign called “Together Phuket Stepping Forward.”

Gov’t Confident on Nov. 1 Reopening for Vaccinated Tourists

BANGKOK — Key government officials said the lifting of quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers from “low-risk countries” will definitely go ahead on Nov. 1, as announced by PM Prayut Chan-o-cha earlier this week.

Thailand to Reopen to Vaccinated Tourists From 10 Countries

BANGKOK — Vaccinated travelers from countries declared to be at a low risk of coronavirus outbreak will soon be able to visit Thailand without having to undergo any quarantine, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday night. 

Thailand To Pursue Controversial ‘Tourism Fee’ in 2022

BANGKOK — The government is pushing ahead with a contentious proposal to charge every tourist for simply stepping foot in Thailand, a move that may complicate Thailand’s efforts to build back the tourism industry ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

Sandbox Program Now Open to Vaxxed Tourists From All Countries

BANGKOK — The sandbox tourism program is now open to fully vaccinated travelers from anywhere in the world, according to an announcement by the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Thai Airways to Resume Flight to ‘High Vaccination’ Countries

BANGKOK — Thai Airways announced it will soon start selling tickets for its flights to destinations with high vaccination rates against COVID-19.

PM Insists on Oct. 1 Tourist Reopening for 5 Provinces

BANGKOK — Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is confident to move ahead with a plan to reopen five provinces to tourists amid the coronavirus pandemic, a government spokesman said Thursday.

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