Bangkok announces continued closure of entertainment venues

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced today (Saturday) an extension to the closure of entertainment venues, such as pubs, bars, karaoke bars, until further notice. The announcement is in line with the decision of the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to keep night entertainment venues closed due to concern that their reopening could result in a surge of COVID-19 infections, by the Omicron variant in particular. Eateries which meet the SHA PLUS standards, as set […]

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Safety tips from the Thai government for Chinese New Year celebrations

The government has offered some advice to Thais of Chinese descent on how to celebrate the Chinese New Year safely amid the increasing spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. They advise that people should plan ahead for the purchase of items to be used in seasonal rituals, spend as little time as possible shopping and […]

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