What The Media Are Saying – May 3rd

Coconuts lead with today is all of our lucky days.

Thailand lifts booze ban, sales to resume Sunday

The sale of alcohol will resume starting Sunday, the Royal Gazette announced today Despite signaling yesterday the ban would not be lifted, the news that it would expire came today with one condition: customers must drink it at home The…

A thought proving piece from one of my favorite sites Thisrupt.

Cult Mentality: why Thailand cannot grasp democracy

In Thailand, for the past decades, governments come and go, but the cult mentality remains the same.

Today sees the soft opening of some businesses here in Thailand.

It’s Official: Partial Business Reopening Set For May 3

BANGKOK – A number of business venues will be allowed to reopen beginning this Sunday, the government announced Thursday. Taweesin Visanuyothin, spokesman of the Center for the COVID-19 Situation Administration, said the businesses may be closed or suspended again if the number of coronavirus infections surge back; Thailand saw a single-digit increase in new cases again for the fourth consecutive day.

Long weekenders ordered to self-isolate on arrival for 14 days from The Bangkok Post

https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1911640/long-weekenders-ordered-to-self-isolate-on-arrival-for-14-days

An interesting article from Thaizer as the post Thailand A-Z Virtual Travel Challenge.

Thailand A-Z Virtual Travel Challenge

Now is not the time to travel to Thailand. But the situation will change. And when it does, this amazing country that we all share so much love for will be here waiting for us all.