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New regulation against ‘fake news’ enacted

New restrictions against fake news and misinformation were enacted on Friday after being published in the Royal Gazette.The new regulation was issued under Section 9 of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations. The emergency decree has been in place since March 26, ...

The Nation Reporter

State of emergency extended for 2 months amid dire warning from Health Ministry

The Cabinet extended the nationwide state of emergency for another two months until September 30, government spokesman Traisulee Traisoranakul said on Tuesday.The emergency was extended to tackle surging Covid-19 infections, with 288,643 cases reported between April 1 and July 9.The epidemic is centred on Bangkok ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand Extends State of Emergency as Covid Deaths Surge

Thailand will extend a nationwide state of emergency to tackle the coronavirus pandemic for another two months as the deadliest phase of the outbreak to hit the nation so far shows no signs of easing.The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration, headed by Prime Minister Prayuth ...

Cabinet approved amendment of the Communicable Disease Act; state of emergency could be lifted in January

The cabinet approved the amendment of the Communicable Disease Act on Tuesday, which could lead to the lifting of the state of emergency.The state of emergency was enacted on March 26, during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in Thailand. Since then, the government has ...

State of emergency extended to Jan 15

The cabinet has approved a 45-day extension of the state of emergency for the eighth time to mid-January.The approval was a formality after a meeting of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, had approved it on Nov 18 and ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Govt extends emergency to 2021 to curb virus resurgence

The government will extend a nationwide state of emergency through Jan 15 to prevent a resurgence in coronavirus infections during the peak New Year’s travel period, an official said.A meeting of the Covid-19 task force chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha approved the extension to ...

State of emergency to continue until Nov 30

The government is set to extend a state of emergency through November in order to prevent a resurgence in the novel coronavirus.The national Covid-19 task force chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, on Wednesday approved the extension of nationwide ...

Emergency decree extension, new visas approved

The government will extend the state of emergency through October and approve special tourist visas starting next month after a six-month gap, say ministers.The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday approved the extension through Oct 31, according to ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Cabinet approves extension of emergency for another month

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a one-month extension of the state of emergency through Sept 30 to control the Covid-19 outbreak as the nation seeks to prolong its streak of going three months without a local transmission.The Cabinet’s move was in line with the proposal ...

Public Health Ministry prepares for the worst once state of emergency lifted

The Public Health Ministry is preparing more than 20,000 hospital beds and 1.3 million doses of medicine to deal with the second wave of Covid-19 infections that may hit the country once the state of emergency has been lifted.Dr Sukhum Kanchanaphimai, the ministry’s permanent secretary, ...

The Nation Reporter

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