Covid-19

Thailand ranks fourth worldwide for pandemic handling

The Kingdom of Thailand has been ranked as the fourth country in the world that has most effectively handled the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new analysis released by independent Australian think tank the Lowy Institute,

Who is DJ Matoom, the sassy super-spreader dominating news coverage?

DJ Matoom may be infamous for super-spreading the Covid-19 virus now but the enigmatic celebrity has gone viral before. In fact, he got his big break with a viral video where he criticized an anti-royalist activist. 

Covid DJ party guests must cough up timelines or be charged, DDC says

Guests of DJ Matoom's birthday party must provide full details of their movements or be prosecuted for breaking the law, after several tested positive for Covid-19 following the event, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) told the...

[Update-1] Government vows to prosecute patients concealing timeline to authorities in DJ Matoom’s party cluster

UpdateThe Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced on Wednesday afternoon that they would press charges and prosecute those who continue to conceal their information and timeline regarding their whereabouts during their time of infection.

[Update-1] Twenty-four provinces downgraded from “highly controlled”

The government has moved 24 provinces from "highly controlled" to "controlled" status, signalling a relaxation in restrictions to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, a spokesman for the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said Wednesday. Details of the...

Opinion: DJ Matoom and the fiasco surrounding him is everything that is wrong with Thailand

If you haven’t heard, a Thai celebrity flouted quarantine rules, caught covid, and spread it at a celebrity party to his friends, spread it to his crew, and then travelled to a different province where gyms were...

Anutin defends government’s vaccine strategy; thanks Thanathorn

Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Tuesday addressed the questions from the opposition over the government’s coronavirus vaccine plan.In an open letter, Anutin thanked Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, leader of the Progressive Movement, for not mentioning...

[Update-1] Worldwide Covid-19 infections to pass 100 million

The world tally of Covid-19 infections was set to pass 100 million on Tuesday, 392 days after the first case was reported. The World Health Organization reported a total of 98,794,942 cases as of 5:30pm Monday local...

Thailand finds record 959 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had found 959 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day figure since the pandemic began last year.Of those, 937 were local...

Opinion: The government needs to prioritize its people over profit in the march towards a vaccine

Each passing week seems to bring a new low in the ongoing mismanagement of the affairs of Thailand at the hands of the government led by 2014 coup leader Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha.The...

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Thailand ranks fourth worldwide for pandemic handling

The Kingdom of Thailand has been ranked as the fourth country in the world that has most effectively handled the coronavirus pandemic,...

Police seeks warrants for arrests of 10 pro-democracy protest leaders

The police on Thursday requested arrest warrants for 10 pro-democracy protest leaders who have been charged with lese-majeste and sedition on Thursday.

GDP growth in 2021 revised down due to second wave of pandemic

The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) on Thursday lowered Thailand’s GDP growth projection for 2021 down to 2.8 per cent from the previous...

Who is DJ Matoom, the sassy super-spreader dominating news coverage?

DJ Matoom may be infamous for super-spreading the Covid-19 virus now but the enigmatic celebrity has gone viral before. In fact, he...

Covid DJ party guests must cough up timelines or be charged, DDC says

Guests of DJ Matoom's birthday party must provide full details of their movements or be prosecuted for breaking the law, after several...