Sand beach in Mekong River reopens, brings local economy to life

A popular sandy beach on an island in the Mekong River has been reopened to visitors, to the delight of local businesses, after being closed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic last year.

The reopening last week of Had Hae beach, in tambon Nam Kam, has rejuvenated the local economy.

People from all provinces except Samut Sakhon and Pathum Thani can enter this  northeastern river province without 14-day quarantine.

However, strict Covid-19 controls are being enforced. 

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