Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from last week, Monday, January 9th, 2023, to Sunday, January 15th, 2023. They are not in any particular level of importance but are listed in the order of date of publication.
Letâs get started and see what the top stories were!
- Thai Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul stated just shortly ago, January 9th, 2023, at a press conference at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok to welcome Chinese tourists to Thailand that a controversial rule to require proof of documentation of Covid vaccination to fly to Thailand will be canceled.
- 269 Chinese tourists from Xiamen in China have landed at Thailandâs Suvarnabhumi Airport today, January 9th.
The first group of Chinese visitors arrived at the airport at 12:50 PM and were warmly welcomed by three prominent smiling Thai ministers: Anutin Charnvirakul, Minister of Public Health, Saksayam Chidchob, Minister of Transport, and Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports.
This land entryâ fee will be suggested to the cabinet next month as we are planning this to take effect on June 1st of this year.
The driving license service scam has gone viral in social media including Phuket ex-pat social media groups and in similar groups in Pattaya last week.
And, that is all for this week. Thank you as always for reading the Pattaya News/TPN News!