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Outdated: Do I need visa, health certificate and additional insurance when traveling to Thailand?

Read also:Danes, Swedes, Norwegians must now have medical certificates to board planes to Thailand Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has set up a page with requirements for travelers who are going to Thailand. There are three different requirements for travelers coming from three different zones. 1. Requirements for travelers from the Disease Infected Zones. (Click…

Thailand increases restrictions to curb Covid-19 spread

Thai Prime minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-o-cha had a press conference to declare the safety agreement regarding Covid-19 situation on 17 March 2020 that said: Temporarily closing of all entertainment venues such as pubs, bars, dance clubs, boxing stadiums, movie theatres, massage parlours in Bangkok and suburban areas for 14 days from 18-31 March 2020. Temporarily…

Norwegian and Danish Chambers of Commerce in Thailand halt events due to coronavirus

Due to the coronavirus the Norwegian and Danish Chambers of Commerce in Thailand has decided to cancel and postpone in total three events that would have taken place in March and April, announced the Chambers on their website 17 March 2020. The events are the Annual General Meeting of the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce on…

Denmark and Sweden: Very different Covid reactions

Denmark and Sweden are neighbors but have taken very different measures to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus. While the Danish Government has implemented a lock-down of the country by turning away people at the borders that have no essential need to enter Denmark, closed schools and public offices and urged private companies to…

The secretariat of Danes Worldwide is still open despite corona-measures

Due to the strict measures of the Danish government that limits contact in public spaces and institutions, in which private companies and organizations are advised to temporarily shut down, Danes Worldwide has decided to take precautions measures to limit the risk of infection of the novel coronavirus. Danes Worldwide states in a press release that…

President Duterte announced lock down regulations regarding Covid-19

The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced the latest regulations regarding Covid-19 at a press conference in Manila on 13 March 2020. “Land domestic air and domestic sea travel to and from Metro Manila shall be suspended beginning of 15 March and ended 14 April 2020 – Announced by President Duterte on 13 March 2020.” This…

Thailand is MOST PREPARED to tackle a Global Pandemic

Thailand is among the countries most prepared to tackle a global pandemic according to Global Health Security Index (GHS). Global Health Security Index (GHS) describes Thailand as “an Exemplar” and an “international leader in health security.” Thailand is ranked sixth in the world, above Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, and it comes out top in Asia,…

Thai government announced new travel policy regarding COVID19

Thai government announced the latest policies regarding the Coronavirus – Covid 19 situation in Thailand, at the government house, on 12 March 2020. An hour long press conference gave insight of domestic care and how to handle travelers to Thailand. Doctor Rungrueng Kitpati, consultant and representative of Ministry of Public Health said: “As the virus…