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Woman sentenced to record 87 years for lese majeste; rights groups cry foul

The Bangkok Criminal Court sentenced a woman to 87 years in jail Tuesday for violating the country’s lese majeste law, which protects...

Thailand is “months away” from privately distributed vaccines despite millions of orders

Reports this week that Thailand’s private hospitals have ordered millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines are unlikely to factor in the short...

Opinion: The government’s messaging during the outbreak has been contradicting and confusing

There are illegal gambling dens in Bangkok, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Wednesday, contradicting statements he made last week.

[Update-2] Thai government introduces new restrictions as coronavirus infections rise by 305

Thailand's government introduced tighter restrictions Thursday as the latest outbreaks of coronavirus spread further. Failure to keep social distance, wear a mask...

[Update-1] Thailand sees 527 new coronavirus cases; government implores public to stop congregating

Thailand's coronavirus cases jumped 527 in the past 24 hours, the government said Tuesday, bringing the total to 8,966 since the start...

Covid Situation Report – January 5

Thailand's government announced on Monday that it had discovered 745 new Covid-19 cases with the majority of cases being in migrant dormitories....

[Update-1] Prayut rescinds BMA orders; says restaurants can open until 9pm

Restaurants and street food vendors in Bangkok will be ordered to shut its doors to clients between 7pm - 6am and offer...

[Update-1] Thailand discovers 294 new local infection cases on Sunday

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health said on Sunday that it had discovered 315 new coronavirus cases with 294 local infection cases in...

[Update-1] Thailand discovers 250 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Thailand’s government said on Wednesday that it had discovered 250 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.Of...

[Update-1] Thailand discovers 427 new coronavirus cases; new measures to be enforced

Thailand discovered 427 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours with the majority of cases still in migrant worker dormitories with...

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Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Tuesday addressed the questions from the opposition over the government’s coronavirus vaccine plan.In...