Thailand takes actions in response to COVID-19 spread World

Thailand takes actions in response to COVID-19 spread

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has decided to cancel all activities celebrating the traditional New Year festival, Songkran, in all districts of the province in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Thailand in talks for travel bubbles ASEAN

Thailand in talks for travel bubbles

Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul has confirmed that Thailand is in talks for travel bubbles with several countries.
Thailand: schools prepare for reopening next week World

Thailand: schools prepare for reopening next week

Schools under the supervision of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration are now preparing their facilities ahead of their expected reopening on February 1, to ensure students’ safety from COVID-19.
Bangkok revitalises waterway services World

Bangkok revitalises waterway services

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has approved a plan to buy electric boats to serve commuters along Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem in the capital city's Old Town.
Thailand: Bangkok offers SARS-CoV-2 testing at home World

Thailand: Bangkok offers SARS-CoV-2 testing at home

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is offering testing at home for people who suspect they may have caught the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes the acute respiratory disease (COVID-19).
Thailand pilots installation of air purifiers on buses World

Thailand pilots installation of air purifiers on buses

The Thai Transport Ministry will install air purifiers on the roofs of Bangkok buses this month, starting with vehicles of Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) and fitting trucks as well if the results are good.​
Thailand announces measures against smog World

Thailand announces measures against smog

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on January 21 announced four urgent measures to deal with the hazardous ultra-fine dust levels in the air in the capital.
Bangkok City Hall urges public not to litter Chao Phraya River World

Bangkok City Hall urges public not to litter Chao Phraya River

The Bangkok Metropolis Assembly (BMA) has launched a campaign urging residents along the Chao Phraya River not to litter or discharge waste matter into the river, promoting a landscape renovation of Chao Phraya River, now on the WMF’s 2018 World Monuments Watch list.
Bangkok to host Sister City Week 2019 World

Bangkok to host Sister City Week 2019

Deputy Governor of Bangkok Kriangyod Sudlapha said that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will hold the Sister City Week 2019 from June 27 to July 1 at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
Thailand: Floral decorations along procession route World

Thailand: Floral decorations along procession route

Volunteers, who are enlisted under the royally initiated "Jit-Arsa" project, together with officials of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) have decorated areas along the procession route of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s coronation with additional displays of flowers.