Published: May 23, 2021
The declaration of a novel coronavirus state of emergency in Okinawa Prefecture from Sunday through June 20 increases the list of prefectures under emergency measures to 10, including Tokyo and Osaka. The emergency period is scheduled to end on May 31 in all of the prefectures except Okinawa, but there have been calls in the government to push back the deadline again, possibly until June 20.
Published: July 03, 2020
The Immigration Bureau is discussing the possibility of extending visa amnesty for foreigners stranded in Thailand, Foreign Ministry’s deputy spokesperson Natapanu Nopakun said at the daily Covid-19 briefing on Friday (July 3).
Published: June 26, 2020
BTS Group Holdings (BTS) has written to the Mass Rapid Transit Authority (MRTA) to state that the BSR Joint Venture is ready to invest in the construction of the 2.6-kilometre Ratchada-Lat Phrao extension to the elevated Yellow Line.
Published: May 13, 2020
The Transport Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary, Phisak Jitwiriyawasin, said on Wednesday (May 13) that stations between Kasetsart University and Wat Phra Si Maha That on the BTS Green (Sukhumvit) Line extension will be open within June, while the rest of the line ending at Khu Khot station should be open by December.
Published: April 05, 2020
Spain's covid-19 cases surpassed Italy as Europe's two main epicenters continue to struggle to curtail the virus, with Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announcing plans to extend the country's lockdown by two weeks until April 25.