A sun bear in Khao Yai National Forest. (The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Preservation)

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Preservation (DNP) has actually revealed a strategy to momentarily close national forests across the country every year even after Covid-19.

Since the 133 national forests were closed on March 25, more wild animals have actually been found in national forests throughout the nation. These animals consist of a serow relaxing at Pha Dieo Dai Cliff, a sun bear crossing a roadway in Khao Yai National Forest in Nakhon Ratchasima, and lots of bottlenose dolphins swimming together with a ranger’s boat in Mu Koh Similan National Forest in Phangnga. On the other hand, a stellar puffer was likewise found in Mu Koh Chang National Forest in Trat. The fish has to do with one metre long and was last seen 13 years back, according to a report by the national forest.

” The lack of travelers causes wildlife healing,” stated the DNP director-general Thanya Netithammakun, including that they appeared to be at peace throughout this time.

With that in mind, the Minister of National Resources and Environment Varawut Silpa-archa started the concept to close the national forests to the general public for a number of months every year.

Each national forest will be needed to send their strategies and the duration of closure, consisting of some marine national forests which are typically closed throughout monsoon season, to the DNP.

The appropriate duration of shutdown must be at least 2 months, he stated, including that DNP will reveal their decision after examining all the strategies.

Pattaya beaches closed up until May 31

Pattaya beaches will stay closed up until May 31, according to Pattaya mayor Sontaya Kunplome.

The beaches consist of Hat Pattaya, Hat Jomtien, Hat Phratamnak, Hat Cozy, Hat Wong Amat and Hat Krathing Lai. The closure will likewise be implemented in other public locations such as the Lan Pho Na Kluea Public Park and Bali Hai Pier.

The statement followed Pattaya reduced some guidelines and have actually permitted individuals to jog on walkways beside beaches. Nevertheless, the shutdown will avoid those who wish to have a picnic or hang out at the beach or the park. The closure time is in between 9am and 9pm.

Those who break the guideline will deal with a charge up to one year in jail or a fine approximately 100,000 baht.


– Thai AirAsia X prepares to resume its services in June.

The airline company will begin flying 2 flights daily from Don Mueang airport to Incheon International airport in Seoul on June 17. The flights will leave Bangkok at 2.35 am and 4pm. The arrival time in Seoul will be 10.05 am and 11.35 pm regional time. The return flight from Seoul will remove at 1.05 am and 11.15 am regional time. The arrival time in Bangkok will be 4.40 am and 3.05 pm. The flight time has to do with 5 hours and thirty minutes.

Besides launching this path, the airline company will likewise introduce everyday flights in between Bangkok and Shanghai, beginning on June 17.

The flight will leave Bangkok at 12.10 am and will get here in Shanghai at 5.30 am regional time. The return flight will leave at 6.50 am regional time and will get here in Bangkok at 10.15 am. The flying time is 4 hours and 25 minutes.

On the other hand, its affiliate Thai AirAsia has actually introduced “In-flight meals in your home!” service by means of AirAsia Shipment on Line IDs @airasiadonmuang and @airasiaratchathewi. The menu consists of Boba milk tea, pink milk tea, stir-fried yen ta fo (red noodle), teriyaki chicken and rice, basil rice with fried egg and mango with two-tone sticky rice.

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– Bangkok Airways has actually introduced 20% discount rates on tickets for physician.

The promo is readily available for all domestic flights in between Might 15 to July 31.

On the other hand, the airline company, which likewise runs airports in Koh Samui, Sukhothai and Trat, is carrying out social distancing standards at the airports.

The airports perform body temperature level screening of all guests and staff members. Floorings are likewise marked to show social distancing at check-in counters, luggage claim locations, waiting locations and on transfer buses.

The airline company will likewise supply alcohol-based hand sanitiser at the airport and disinfectant cleansing will be done every hour. In addition, typical service locations and high-traffic locations will be cleaned up more often.

Passengers are needed to use masks at all times when in airport and when on the plane.

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