SRT suspends weekend tourism and commercial train services until Feb 28th

From today (Saturday), until February 28th, the State of Railway of Thailand (SRT) has suspended 49 weekend tourism and commercial services, in line with the CCSA’s policy to discourage travel to contain the spread of COVID-19, according to SRT Governor Mr. Nirut Maneephan. The tourism trains are: Bangkok-Plu Ta Luang-Bangkok Bangkok-Nam Tok-Bangkok Bangkok-Suan Son Pardipat-Bangkok […]

5 districts in Pattani declared public disaster zones as flood water rises  

Five districts of Thailand’s southern border province of Pattani have been declared disaster zones after the swollen Pattani River overflowed its banks. Water spilling from canals in Muang district has inundatedroads, making them all but impassable. Pattani Governor Rachit Soodphum has instructed officials from the public disaster prevention and mitigation office to standby to help […]

200 Thais in Myawaddi Township to be screened before returning to Thailand

A coordinating centre has been set up in the Myanmar border town of Myawaddi, opposite Thailand’s Tak province, to screen about 200 Thais before they can be allowed to reenter Thailand through the checkpoint in Mae Sot district, said Dr. Chakkarath Pittayawong-anan, director of the Epidemiology Office, today (Saturday). These Thais used to work at […]