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The Betong border crossing between Thailand and Malaysia in Yala province has maintained strict disease control measures to prevent the import of COVID-19 cases, while reminding villagers to take travel precautions. The province is still on high alert for COVID-19, as the pandemic situation in Malaysia remains worrisome. The border crossing is currently open for Thai nationals returning from Malaysia, with a maximum quota of 50 returnees per day. Travelers must have their returns approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Upon arrival, the returnees will be screened for flu-like symptoms and begin their quarantine at a facility provided by the province. Freight vehicles are allowed to enter Thailand, provided that they leave on the same day. Vehicles with up to two accompanying persons are allowed to be in Thailand for up to seven hours. (22/11/2020)
Thai Red Cross Society has invited people to donate blood during the long holiday at the National Blood Center on Henri Dunant Road in Bangkok. The Cabinet in September approved public holidays creating two long weekends in November and December this year. The first long weekend is from November 19th to 22nd.The second long weekend is from December 10th to 13th. It includes Constitution Day on December 10th and a substitution holiday on December 11th for National Fathers Day, which this year falls on Saturday, December 5th. The Thai Red Cross Society operates the National Blood Center along with other blood centers located at The Mall Bangkae, The Mall Bangkapi, The Mall NgamWongwan and 12 other locations across the country. (22/11/2020)
The Cabinet has approved a proposal by the Ministry of Public Health to reserve 23 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine being developed by British drugmaker AstraZeneca for about 3.5 billion baht, or roughly 150 baht per dose. According to Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, the reserve stock should be sufficient in meeting national demand. The Minister explained that the procurement was necessary because the process of developing a home-grown vaccine is expected to take an extended amount of time. (22/11/2020)
The Ministry of Commerce is set to organize its biggest trade fair of the year to help stimulate the business sector. The first Thailands Fineness event, headed by the Department of Business Development will bring together over 400 OTOP vendors nationwide to showcase the many premium locally made items for sale to the public, who will be able to choose from a wide range of food, and fashion, in addition to spas and wellness products. The event will be staged from 2 - 6 December 2020 at IMPACT Hall 7-8, in Nonthaburi province. (18/11/2020)
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The Cabinet has agreed to supply a vaccine for COVID-19 by advance reserving with a budget of more than six billion baht (around 200 million USD). The bilateral cooperation with two vaccine manufacturers, AstraZeneca (Thailand) and AstraZeneca (UK), will provide Thailand with 26 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Now the vaccine is currently in the phase 3 trial. (18/11/2020)
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The Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation has introduced a beautiful underwater route for discovering nature at Mu Ko Chumphon National Park, to honor His Majesty King Rama X. This is the first and only underwater route in Thailand where visitors can travel through coral and reefs in 20 stations. If they get a lucky chance, divers can also see whale sharks appearing under the sea. There are countless interesting water creatures under Mu Ko Chumphon National Park, including sea anemones, amazing coral, marine sponges, and fascinating shellfish. This is "Amazing Thailand." For more information, please contact Mu Ko Chumphon National Park at tel. 077 558 144 or (17/11/2020)
The United Nations has urged members of the public who have diabetes to beware of getting infected with COVID-19. Diabetic patients have a higher chance of getting infected with COVID-19 and higher fatality rate than normal people because of their complications. People with diabetes have been advised to follow the prevention measures strictly. (17/11/2020)
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According to the Government's COVID-19 prevention plan, there are two main 14-day alternative quarantine systems, which are in hotels: Alternative State Quarantine or Alternative Local Quarantine. Packages with ALQ will be in four provinces: Buriram, Chonburi, Surat Thani, Phuket, and Mukdahan province. The list of hotels for foreigners who would like to visit Thailand, outside Bangkok, and stay in ALQ can be found at the Ministry of Public Health's COVID-19 website, (17/11/2020)
Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-o-cha has thanked the World Health Organization (WHO) for praising the COVID-19 prevention measures in Thailand. He emphasized that this success belongs to all people in Thailand, as the Government received excellent cooperation from every sector to tackle the spread of the disease. (16/11/2020)
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The recent National Strategic Committee meeting has approved a draft national development master plan aimed at promoting sustainable development. The plans main objectives include helping people make a living and find jobs, provide a mechanism to look after all vulnerable groups, create jobs and generate income for local communities, restoring the economy, and laying the foundations to support new economic structures. (16/11/2020)
Thailand has proposed three keys to developing ASEAN society sustainably, at the 11th ASEAN-UN Summit. First, a re-prioritizing of cooperation by focusing on human security to ensure that nations are able to stand up against threats. Second, promoting volunteer missions in the region that help ASEAN members exchange knowledge and experience through existing mechanisms and centers for international cooperation. And third, promoting stronger ASEAN partnership and giving a more serious response to problems. (16/11/2020)
The Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine suggests that people eat food containing herbal ingredients for enhancing immune functions. One of the serious types of illness that will be affecting people during the change in the weather is respiratory diseases. Traditional and alternative medicine recommend that people consume herbs with a sour taste, such as tomato, lemon, and tamarind, which will help decrease phlegm and productive coughs, while plants with a bitter taste, like eggplant, can help relieve fever and inflammation. The spicy taste from ginger, lemongrass, garlic, and holy basil will also ease flatulence and muscle aches. For more information, please get updates from (16/11/2020)
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Ambassadors from 15 countries have visited Phuket, as part of the islands reopening to foreign tourists to enable economic recovery. After disembarking from the aircraft, the delegation was briefed about the Special Tourist Visa, which was created mainly for tourists and businesspersons during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the STV visitors arrive at the airport, they will have to go through the temperature scanner, travel history check, immigration process and specimen collection before being escorted to an approved hotel for quarantine. Activities today were designed to build trust and understanding among the ambassadors, who were asked to report Phukets readiness back to their countries. (16/11/2020)
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His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua and Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana officially opened the new MRT Blue Line extension at Sanam Chai station on 14 November 2020. Their Majesties the King and Queen also took a ride on the train from Sanam Chai to Laksong station and greeted crowds of people who gathered near the Laksong station. (16/11/2020)
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Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha attended the 17th ASEAN-India Summit via a teleconference. He delivered a statement to welcome Indias engagement in the region through its Act East Policy and expressed the view that the strong ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership would contribute to regional peace and stability, economic advancement, and enhanced mutual understanding between their peoples. ASEAN and India need to prioritize cooperation in addressing the adverse impact of COVID-19 and accelerating sustainable post-pandemic recovery. He also emphasized ASEANs aspiration on advancing the ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership under the new Plan of Action (POA) for 2021-2025 to drive both regions toward prosperity and resilience. (14/11/2020)
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha attended and delivered a statement at the 21st ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit via a teleconference. He mentioned the ASEAN-ROK Strategic Partnership, which has been continuously progressing, and welcomed the adoption of the new ASEAN-ROK Plan of Action. The Prime Minister also took the opportunity to suggest cooperation between ASEAN and South Korea on public health and economic recovery and the improvement of peoples livelihood. Additionally, Thailand and ASEAN are ready to discuss arrangements with the ROK to facilitate safe international travel for short-term and long-term investors, businesspeople, and tourists. (14/11/2020)
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha attended the 23rd ASEAN-Japan Summit via a teleconference. Participating in the meeting were leaders of the 10 ASEAN member states and the Prime Minister of Japan. Thailand supports Japans proposal to promote practical cooperation on the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP) and joins the adoption of the Joint Statement on this matter. It also proposes a refocus of goals and areas of cooperation, in corresponding with the current global context in three dimensions: a secure region, prosperous economy, and sustainable society. (14/11/2020)
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha attended the 23rd ASEAN-China Summit, via teleconference, and delivered a statement. In his statement, the Prime Minister quoted a proverb, A friend in need is a friend indeed, to honor the close cooperation between ASEAN and China throughout the past 30 years. He also made proposals, in regard to addressing the COVID-19 crisis, for building the region back better by forging a shared future. The Prime Minister also urged ASEAN and China to collaborate in fighting poverty, hunger, and disasters, with a view to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, as well as emphasizing that ASEAN and China needed to maintain peace, stability, and prosperity in the region. (13/11/2020)
A meeting of the National Public Relations Committee, chaired by Deputy PM Wisanu Kruangam, there was a discussion on the publics media discretion and the prevention of the spread of fake news using facts. All authorities and people in the media field must provide correct information through platforms under the government, including Governments Spokesperson, the PRD and others. During the meeting, committees also considered projects that can detect and address online fake news. (13/11/2020)
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U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer this week announced that the vaccine it has been developing has proven to be 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 among trial volunteers, while local drugmakers are still in a race to develop Thailands own vaccines. Authorities plan to administer the vaccine to 50 percent of the Thai population. The first group will be medical personnel responsible for looking after COVID-19 patients. Morbidity, mortality rates and other factors will be taken into consideration when determining vaccine distribution for other groups. The issue is expected to be finalized this year, and will be proposed to the National Vaccine Committee for consideration. (13/11/2020)

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