Tag: Thailand

Wilhelmsen started crowd funding to support seafarers during Covid-19 crisis

Wilhelmsen, the Norwegian ship management company announced that they have started supporting a crowdfunding campaign by Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund to support affected seafarers during Covid-19 crisis, on 20 May 2020. The Mission’s Samaritan’s Fund helps provide support where it is most needed by seafarers and their families, often in life-changing situations. The Wilhelmsen statement said…

Thai True Corporation selected Ericsson their 5G radio access network vendor

Thai communications service provider True Corporation has selected Ericsson as a 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) vendor as part of its national 5G network, according to Ericsson’s official statement on 27 April 2020. Products and services from Ericsson Radio System will enable True to operate 5G on 700MHz (low-band), 2.6GHz (mid-band) and 26GHz (high-band) frequencies…

Phuket closed land and sea borders and soon also air border

Thailand’s popular seaside resort island of Phuket has closed all land and sea entry and exit points until 30 April to limit the spread of COVID-19. Phakaphong Tavipatana, Phuket Governor said a ban on air travel will start on 10 April 2020. Phuket attracts many foreign tourists whose travel plans have been disrupted by the…

Outdated: Do I need visa, health certificate and additional insurance when traveling to Thailand?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

The next Volvo Cars Thailand Center will be an overall service hub for South East Asia

Volvo Car Thailand, Co, Ltd announced on Monday 16 March 2020 its latest plan to build a massive 23,331 square metre cargo centre on Bangna-Trad Km.23 Rd. in Bangkok. Together with WHA Cooperation Co,Ltd., the cargo will become a Build-to-Suit centre, combining all 4 main Volvo’s business in one place which are: Logistic Centre as…

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…

Bangkok design week hosts photo exhibition celebrating 115 years relationship with Norway

Thai embassy in Oslo together with Thai historians initiated in a memorial photography journey of Lady Sirikittiya Jensen who wishes to follow her Great grand father’s footstep in Norway. The series of her artistic photography work is now on display for public as part of Bangkokdesignweek2020 and the exhibition celebrates 115 years of diplomatic relations…

DTAC announced new CEO

Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor who owns Thailand’s Total Access Communication Company (DTAC) has appointed Mr Sharad Mehrotra as a new chief executive, replacing Alexandra Reich, according to official statement on 16 January 2020. Mr Sharad Mehrotra, who joined Telenor 12 years ago, has served in senior management positions across Asia, including head of Telenor India.…

Finnish man arrested for a hoax bomb threat call in Bangkok

A 63-year-old Finnish man was arrested after a hoax phone call warned there would be an “untoward incident” at Suvarnabhumi airport. The arrest came after a security officer at Suvarnabhumi airport alerted police that a man had phoned a call centre and said there would be an incident at the airport. Suvarnabhumi police checked phone…