China’s Communist Party Seeks to Rewrite Story of Wuhan Pandemic

China’s communist Party is recasting Wuhan as a heroic Covid-19 coronavirus victim. Above all trying to throw doubt on the pandemic’s origin story. The Communist Party aims to seize the narrative at a time of growing global distrust of Beijing. The PR blitz plays out daily in comments by Chinese

Australian Security Authorities Raid the Homes of Chinese Journalists

China’s state media condemned Australian security authorities raiding the homes of Chinese journalists working in in the Country. The raid come as relations between the two countries become increasingly strained. China News Service said on Saturday that the raids “grossly violated the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese media reporters

Naga Cave in Bueng Kan closed indefinitely after being defaced by visitors

The environment minister has ordered the indefinite closure of Phu Langka national park and the recently discovered Naga Cave, which features rock formations like giant snake scales that have recently been disfigured by visitors looking for lucky lottery numbers. Minister Varawut Silpa-archa announced the closure of the park and cave

Government Ready to Push Ahead with Phuket Model: Anutin

BANGKOK, Sept 8 (TNA) – The government supports the Phuket model to welcome back foreign tourists, said Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul but he cannot say if it can be implemented by October as originally scheduled. The plan is under consideration and the decision will be made by the government’s

Government expedites project to connect Koh Lanta island

KRABI (NNT) – The government is expediting the project to connect Lanta island, to mainland Krabi, to allow residents and visitors to travel more conveniently. Mr Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, and Mr Saksiam Chidchob, Minister of Transport, have inspected the environmental impact assessment (EIA)

Bang Lamphu, Khao San Area Deserted for COVID-19 Concerns

BANGKOK, Sept 7 (TNA) – Business in Bang Lamphu-Khao San area slowed down after short recovery because a COVID-infected man had worked there. The Bang Lamphu market was unusually quiet this weekend. Crowds of people buying food and clothes became history there after a 37-year-old man who had worked

Foreigners urged to renew visas before September 26

The Immigration Bureau has urged foreigners to renew their visas before the end of an exemption which falls on Sept 26. Commissioner of the Immigration Bureau Sompong Chingduang said foreigners in the kingdom should contact immigration offices early to avoid overcrowding close to the deadline. Full story: Bangkok Post Wassayos NgamkhamBANGKOK POST

CCSA stumped over local coronavirus case

Health authorities remained stumped on Friday regarding the source of the infection of a 37-year-old male prison inmate who tested positive for Covid-19 shortly after being sent to jail. Revealed on Thursday, the case ended the country’s 100-day streak without any new local infections. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST REPORTERS