Dominic Chakrabongse

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Photo Essay: The burden of the outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak has disproportionately affected the poor and the working class around the world. The same is true in Thailand.

Photo Essay: Bangkok old town under lockdown

Bangkok has been under curfew and lockdown for over a month as the government continues its fight against the outbreak of coronavirus....

Plastic is precious

The government’s ban on plastic is a positive step in the right direction. Before the ban, Thailand was using over 70 billion plastic...

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Two arrested after weekend Bangkok protests

Two people were arrested Saturday for protesting against the government’s use of the lese-majeste law, at the Victory Monument intersection in downtown...

Thailand finds 230 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Thailand’s government said on Saturday that it had found 230 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.Of...

Growth forecast overly optimistic, Bank of Thailand warns

The latest outbreak of Covid-19 in Thailand could pull economic growth lower than the 3.2 per cent estimated by the government for...

PM: Legalized gambling could be on the cards to curb Covid-19 spread

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said on Friday that he is open to the idea of legal gambling venues in Thailand, to help...

BTS extension fee could soar to 158 baht over talks delay, governor warns

The fare to ride the Green Line extension of Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain could more than double to 158 baht, the city governor...