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National Museum extends exhibit

The civilisation of Lop Buri Kingdom is on display in the National Museum Bangkok. (Photo © The Fine Arts Department) The National Museum will extend its current exhibition, "Evolving Civilisation: From Lop Buri To Ayutthaya Periods", to Sept 30. Ancient items from the…

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Domestic flight bans in force

Domestic flight bans in force published : 21 Jul 2021 at 12:48 Suvarnabhumi airport appeared deserted on Monday. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has banned airlines from operating domestic flights to and from dark-red zones, which includes Bangkok. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) The…

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Samui quietly reopens to vaccinated foreign travellers

Samui quietly reopens to vaccinated foreign travellers published : 15 Jul 2021 at 12:45 Thailand is expanding its vaccinated tourist scheme to Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan islands. Koh Samui opened to vaccinated foreign tourists on Thursday despite a nationwide surge…

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Two new cities eye UCCN mark

A craft workshop in Chiang Rai. (Photo © DASTA) The Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (Dasta) is planning to push Chiang Rai and Phetchaburi to join the list of Unesco Creative Cities Network (UCCN). Launched in 2004, UCCN aims to promote co-operation…

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State certain EEC will reach investment goal

State certain EEC will reach investment goal B300bn target set to help uplift economy published : 14 Jul 2021 at 04:00 A signboard promotes U-Tapao airport, a key mega-project within the EEC. (Photo: Somchai Poomlard) Despite the escalating number of Covid-19 infections and fragile…

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Samui Plus sealed route open for bookings

Samui Plus sealed route open for bookings published : 13 Jul 2021 at 07:22 There are no overseas tourists to be seen on Koh Samui in Surat Thani on July 1, 2021. (Photo: Dave Kendall) Inoculated tourists can start booking for the second…

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Samui aims for 2,000 guests in 1st month

Tourists at Maenam Beach in Koh Samui, Surat Thani. The Samui Plus model is aiming to attract 2,000 travellers in the first month of reopening as it banks on Phuket's success in order to ease rules which currently require tourists to stay in…

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Chiang Mai ranks 34th for expat workers

A bird's-eye view of Chiang Mai. (Photo: Thiti Wannamontha) Chiang Mai has ranked 34th in the world where expats want to live and work remotely, according to the Work-from-Anywhere Index. The study was conducted by Netspick, a search engine for furnished rental…

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