Published: June 09, 2021
People who do not wear masks in public may face up to a THB20,000 fine if they are caught breaking the rule for the third time, according to an announcement by the National Communicable Disease Committee published in the Royal Gazette.
Published: April 26, 2021
In response to the third wave of Covid-19 in Thailand, some provinces have ordered people to wear face masks in public. The penalty for violating this order is a fine of up to THB20,000, according to the Communicable Disease Act.
Published: February 11, 2020
The Ministry of Commerce has discussed with three e-commerce platform operators (Lazada, Shopee and JD Central), seeking their cooperation in monitoring the prices of sanitary face masks sold online as demand has been soaring amid the twin problems of dust pollution and coronavirus outbreak, said the ministry's permanent secretary Boonyarit Kanlayanamit today (February 11).
Published: February 15, 2019
The haze situation in urban Chiang Mai had improved by Friday morning but remained hazardous enough in some areas that vulnerable groups – small children, the elderly and the infirm – were still being advised to wear facemasks while outdoors.
Published: January 15, 2019
AFTER spending several days choking on high levels of fine particle dust, many Bangkokians opted for masks to protect themselves, though some were unable to find the N95-grade facemasks required and are calling for the authorities to cover the shortage.