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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (January 7, 2021)

Domestic Travel Restrictions Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, the Thai government and provincial governments are enacting a variety of emergency disease control measures.  The Thai government has extended its emergency decree until February 28, 2021.  A growing number of provinces are categorized by the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) as “red zones” (28 as of January 6, including Bangkok and Nonthaburi) and ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (December 28, 2020)

Location: Affected areas in Thailand including: Samut Sakhon Rayong Bangkok Nonthaburi Event: Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health continues to report a rise in new cases of locally-transmitted Covid-19, most of which are related to the outbreak at a seafood market at Samut Sakhon and a smaller cluster associated with a social gathering in Rayong.  On ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (December 20, 2020)

Location: Samut Sakhon and Bangkok, Thailand Event:  COVID-19 outbreak in Samut Sakhon.  Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has announced an outbreak of COVID-19 cases originating in Samut Sakhon province.  As of December 19, the number of confirmed cases was 538.  Isolated cases related to the outbreak have been reported in Bangkok.  Police checkpoints have been set up in Samut Sakhon to monitor and control vehicle traffic to and ...
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Online Professional English Network  Spring Term 2021 (Starts April 13 – June 8, 2021)

Online Professional English Network offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions. What courses are available? English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) by Ohio University Fostering Student Motivation and Engagement (FSME) by University of Oregon Teaching Grammar Communicatively (TGC) by World Learning- SIT ...
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Launch of the Mekong-U.S. Partnership: Expanding U.S. Engagement with the Mekong Region

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 The United States, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam reaffirmed their long-standing relationship by launching the Mekong-U.S. Partnership on September 11. The United States announced plans, working with the U.S. Congress, to increase support for the autonomy, economic independence, good governance, and sustainable growth of Mekong partner countries, noting that upholding these values ...
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