Philippines Upset Thailand, Sam Kerr Breaks Tim Cahill Record: Talking Points from Matchday 2 of AFC Women’s Asian Cup

The second matchday at AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 saw four matches being played – Japan vs Myanmar and South Korea vs Vietnam from Group C and Australia vs Indonesia and Philippines vs Thailand from Group B. By the end of the day, all the teams participating in the tournament had played a match […]

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AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: Philippines Beat Thailand to End Winless Streak

In 12 matches the Philippines had not defeated South East Asian rivals Thailand. On Friday, they ended the long wait with a 1-0 win to get a rousing start to their campaign in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 at the DY Patil Stadium here. Chandler McDaniel scored the winner in the 81st minute […]

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Thailand Plans to Impose Tourist Fee from April to Aid Covid-hit Tourism Industry

Thailand Plans to Impose Tourist Fee from April to Aid Covid-hit Tourism Industry

Thailand is planning to collect a 300 baht ($9) fee from foreign tourist from April to develop attractions and cover accident insurance for foreigners unable to pay costs themselves, senior officials said on Wednesday. Thailand, one of Asia’s most popular travel destinations, has been badly hit by a pandemic-induced tourism slump, with about 200,000 arrivals […]

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Omicron Effect: Thailand Tightens Restrictions as the Number of Cases Rise

Omicron Effect: Thailand Tightens Restrictions as the Number of Cases Rise

As coronavirus instances resurface, the Thai government opted for temporary suspension of quarantine-free visas for fully vaccinated visitors on Friday, informed the government’s Covid-19 task force, while also curtailing the windows for consuming alcohol in eateries. The judgments will have a negative impact on the second economy, which is heavily reliant on tourism and allied […]

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Thailand allows visitors back to beach made famous by Leonardo Di Caprio's movie

Thailand allows visitors back to beach made famous by Leonardo Di Caprio’s movie

Thailand has reopened Maya Bay, a white sand beach made famous by the 2000 film “The Beach” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, more than three years after closing it to allow its ecosystem to recover from the impact of thousands of visitors each day. The beach, surrounded by 100-metre (328-ft) high cliffs, lies on the island of […]

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