Corona Virus Update for Phuket & Thailand

Corona Virus Update for Phuket & Thailand

Monday 13th April 2020:To contain the rising number of coronavirus cases, the land and sea borders on the island of  Phuket have shut, and a nationwide curfew is in place at night. Usually packed tourist streets are deserted and closed off. Shops and restaurants are shuttered, aside from a few offering limited takeaway services. “It’s a very big impact here now, the biggest ever to happen in Phuket. Much worse…

Monkeys Fight Over Food As Corona Virus Hits In Thailand

Monkeys Fight Over Food As Corona Virus Hits In Thailand

Monkeys Fight Over Fod As Corona Virus Hits In Thailand: The corona virus (COVID-19) out-break has left Phuket, and all Thailand’s hotels empty, its tour guides without work and its markets unusually quiet. The country’s wildlife may also now be noticing the lack of visitors. A video filmed this week in Lopburi, north-east of Bangkok, showed large crowds of monkeys brawling in the streets, apparently fighting over a yoghurt pot.…