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List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Pandemic and protests — Thailand's double whammy

A chain of hotels, a newly-opened restaurant in Phuket and a popular eatery on the outskirts of capital Bangkok: Pornprom Sangkasuk was a man of wealth. Then COVID-19 happened. His hospitality busine...

Thailand reopens borders to groups of tourists from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of 39 tourists from China arrived in Thailand Tuesday (Oct. 20) after the Southeast Asian country kept its borders closed for seven months due to the Wuhan coronav...

Thailand admits first first foreign tourists in 7 months

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s tourist industry on Tuesday took a modest step toward reviving its coronavirus-battered fortunes by welcoming 39 visitors who flew in from Shanghai, the first such arrivals s...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Virus has Chinese tourists heading for domestic destinations

HONG KONG (AP) — Millions of Chinese tourists usually would use their week-long National Day holidays to travel abroad. This year, travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic...

Divers in SE Asia may have found US submarine lost in WWII

BANGKOK (AP) — Divers have found what they believe is the wreck of a U.S. Navy submarine lost 77 years ago in Southeast Asia, providing a coda to a stirring but little-known tale from World War II. ...

Coronavirus digest: Spain sets Western Europe virus record

Spain has become the first country in Western Europe to register 500,000 infections, after a surge in cases that coincided with schools reopening this week and the lifting of several restrictions in J...

Coronavirus: How long can Thailand survive without foreign tourism?

In Phuket, Thailand's largest island and a key tourist destination, many tour operators are struggling to stay in business without foreign travelers. "COVID-19 has affected us. We haven'...

Thailand hits 100 days with no local virus transmissions

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister on Wednesday congratulated his countrymen on the nation having achieved 100 days without a confirmed locally transmitted case of the coronavirus, even as secur...

Pandemic brings hard times for farmers, worsening hunger

The coronavirus pandemic has brought hard times for many farmers and has imperiled food security for many millions both in the cities and the countryside. United Nations experts are...

Thailand considers limited opening up of Phuket to foreign tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand is considering opening up six regions to foreign tourists in October but they still will have to spend 14 days in quarantine, reports said Friday (Aug. 21). Th...

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants Puts The Grill On With Bar.Yard

An homage to Bangkok’s tropical backyard with day-to-night rooftop garden party HONG KONG,  CHINA - Media OutReach - 18 August 2020 - Taking inspiration from a nostalgic backyard barbecue, Bar.Yard sp...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...