Damnoen Saduak Floating Market merchants send support to China World

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market merchants send support to China

The outbreak of novel coronavirus has affected the tourism sector in Thailand as the number of Chinese tourists has dropped significantly. At Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Ratchaburi, merchants have offered their support to the people of Wuhan as they encounter this crisis, while awaiting the return of Chinese tourists.
Philippines to implement air passengers’ info-sharing system World

Philippines to implement air passengers’ info-sharing system

The Philippines will soon put into use an integrated system for sharing information of air passengers between airlines and government agencies to cut delays in tracing people suspected of being infected with the coronavirus (2019-nCoV), according to the country’s Department of Justice.
nCoV-triggered school closures a headache for parents Society

nCoV-triggered school closures a headache for parents

An abrupt decision to close all schools in more than two dozen localities to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus late on February 2 night has caught parents off guard, forcing many to desperately seek for an alternative to their children’s daycare.
Tourism sector focuses on effectively controlling nCoV Health

Tourism sector focuses on effectively controlling nCoV

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on January 29 asked tourism sectors of localities nationwide to pay special heed to well controlling and keeping close watch on the acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus originated from Wuhan, China (2019-nCoV).
Thai tourism to benefit from China-US trade war World

Thai tourism to benefit from China-US trade war

Thailand’s tourism sector is expected to get a windfall from the trade war between China and the US as Chinese tourists are looking to shorten their long haul flights to visit closer destinations instead.
Thai economy shows good performance: SCB World

Thai economy shows good performance: SCB

The Siam Commercial Bank’s (SCB) latest review of the Thai economy reveals a healthy expansion rate despite a decrease in growth due to the global economy, trade war between the United States and China, and uncertainty among private companies on the formation of new government.
Over 4.5 million foreigners visit Vietnam in Q1 Travel

Over 4.5 million foreigners visit Vietnam in Q1

Over 4.5 million foreigners are estimated to visit Vietnam in the first three months of this year, a rise of 7 percent year on year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said on March 29.