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Thai government says no local transmission from Myanmar case yet, 13 new quarantine cases

Thailand’s government said on Thursday that it had discovered 13 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, including six illegal...

No coup coming says mastermind of last coup in 2014

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan denied rumors of a coup d'état on Monday despite giving similar reassurances in 2014 when he...

Vocational students and red shirts join to form new ‘protest guard’ group

We Volunteer (WeVo), the main volunteer guard group for the pro-democracy rallies, said on Monday that the formation of a new association...

Some vocational school groups pull out of anti-government rallies because of lese majeste content

The majority of vocational student groups will continue to volunteer as guards for pro-democracy rallies, their representative said on Friday, but two...

Opposition MPs welcome King’s comments but says Prayut government must follow through with action

Opposition MPs said on Monday that they remained cautious and skeptical after King Vajiralongkorn’s comments on Sunday night as the government’s actions...

Government goes after former Future Forward leaders; summons them to hear sedition charges

Thailand's military-backed government has summoned the former leaders of the dissolved Future Forward Party to hear charges of sedition and other alleged...

Student and lawyer groups petitions court to revoke the emergency decree

Student groups from Chulalongkorn and Thammasat University as well as several lawyers' associations asked Thailand's Civil Court on Wednesday to withdraw the...

September 19 rally will continue with or without permission from Thammasat University and BMA

The rally on September 19 will continue regardless of whether the protesters receive permission from Thammasat University and the Phra Nakhon District...

Oppositions call for government to stop wasting taxpayers’ money on weapons and lower the budget for the next fiscal year by 10 per cent

Opposition parties said the government has been wasteful with the taxpayers’ money during its budgetary planning for fiscal 2021, the parliament heard...

Rights group reaches quorum to demand parliament address constitutional reform; royalist group criticized for problematic canvasing

iLaw, a human rights NGO, has gathered, this past weekend, more than 50,000 signatures to amend and/or redraft the constitution the group...

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Thai government says no local transmission from Myanmar case yet, 13 new quarantine cases

Thailand’s government said on Thursday that it had discovered 13 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, including six illegal...

Thai Consumer confidence in November hits nine month peak, says UTCC

Thailand’s consumer confidence in November, which has increased in the past two months, is at a nine-month high of 52.4 points in...

Government warns protesters, opposition not to question constitutional court ruling

Coalition MPs and members of the government, on Thursday, warned opposition parties and pressure groups not to criticize the Constitutional Court’s verdict...

Thai exports to grow 4 per cent in 2021, says The Ministry of Commerce

The Ministry of Commerce said this week it expects Thai exports in 2021 to grow 4 per cent, rising from this year's...

Opinion: Even if Prayut were removed the political climate would still be heated

Seven of the nine members of the Constitutional Court were appointed by the military junta led by General Prayut Chan-ocha.