Covid-19

E-sports, OTT platforms are the winners of the coronavirus shutdown

2020 was tipped to be the year that E-sports went mainstream. With national teams competing in 2019's Southeast Asian Games, revenues from streaming services at an all-time high and celebrity status afforded to elite gamers, E-sports was...

10 Netflix series to binge while hiding from the plague

Homebodies, introverts, socially and morally responsible citizens of society, unite!The upsurge of coronavirus cases in Thailand has resulted in health authorities urging all citizens to practice social distancing and start staying at, and...

Prayut calls for calm in nationwide address; while #PrayutGetOut trends on twitter

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha called for calm in a nationally televised address on Monday evening to address growing concerns about the Covid-19 outbreak."In the past week, there has been a dramatic increase...

[UPDATE-1]Thailand introduces first coronavirus restrictions and postpones Songkran festival; total infected climbs

Thailand will officially postpone April's Songkran festival as the government introduced the first internal restrictions to fight against the coronavirus outbreak, officials said Monday.According to Prime Minister's Office Deputy Spokeswoman Rachada Thanadirek,...

Thailand’s private hospitals are charging a fortune to test for Covid; no it’s not profiteering, it’s much worse

When Florian Witulski returned from South Korea to Thailand, he self-quarantined and tried to get tested for Covid-19 as any responsible person would.To his shock, several private hospitals would not test him at...

Thailand confirms 32 new coronavirus cases; total now at 114 patients

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health said on Sunday that it has discovered 32 new cases of coronavirus infections; the largest single day increase since the outbreak began in January.The total for the...

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Parliament to reconvene early; Prayut says media gag order necessary to fight fake news

The parliament will reconvene in a special session on October 26 to talk about the ongoing political crisis, the cabinet decided on Tuesday.

Academics and teachers call on government to heed student-protesters

The Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights (TANC) marched to the government house to submit a petition urging Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha...

Thailand to open skies to ten foreign airlines while first group of Chinese tourists arrives on Tuesday

The Ministry of Transport said on Tuesday that it would allow ten foreign airlines to gradually launch regular flights to Thailand as...

Thai pro-democracy protests inspire Laotian social media calls for better governance

Thailand's pro-democracy, anti-military protest has prompted solidarity and reevaluation across the region with Laotian net users becoming the latest group to use...

Thailand discovers nine new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Tuesday

Thailand’s government on Tuesday said that it had discovered nine new case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.The patients...