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Infected total tops 70,000 as analyst say the world must act to prevent pandemic

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus rose above 70,000 over the weekend as global health experts warn that the world teetered on the brink of a 'global pandemic.'Chinese State media...

Thailand’s political immaturity means its 5G network could be compromised without debate

On Sunday, Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission will auction off the country’s 5G spectrum to local telecommunication companies. AIS, DTAC, True, and CAT will all be making bids.But, while the auction...

[Exclusive] Thai health officials say they will be able to control coronavirus outbreak if no ‘outside factors’ change

Thai officials are confident they can keep the coronavirus outbreak under control in Thailand if current conditions hold, a public health official said on Thursday."If external factors remain constant, we are confident...

Coronavirus toll climbs in China setting off fears Beijing may have underreported cases

Health officials and Chinese state media said on Thursday that 242 people died in the past 24 hours from coronavirus, the largest number of fatalities in a single day since the outbreak began.

Mythbusting the coronavirus; dispelling myths and rumours surrounding the outbreak

The coronavirus has killed over 1,000 people to date and infected nearly 45,000 people around the world across 24 countries and territories.As a result, there have been myths and urban legends surrounding...

Army chief says mass shooter is a criminal not a soldier; says he will not resign

Thai Army Chief Apirat Kongsompong told reporters on Tuesday that the suspect behind the past weekend's mass shooting that left 30 people dead and over 50 more wounded was "not an army officer."

Thai Enquirer calls for dismissal of defamation case against journalist

Thai Enquirer joins Human Rights Watch, the Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporter Without Borders in calling for Thailand’s judicial system to immediately throw out all charges against journalist Suchanee Cloitre.Suchanee was...

Korn offers his advice for the country as new party policies takes shape

Korn Chatikavanij resigned from the Democrat Party earlier this month after serving over a decade as a Democrat MP and also as Finance Minister in the Abhisit cabinet.  With the current government under pressure, we...

Future Forward says new party is ready to go if party gets dissolved

Future Forward’s leaders told supporters on Saturday that a new party was ready to go, should the party get dissolved by the Constitutional Court.“A new party has been prepared, it’s common as this...

The debate over conscription is not about war readiness but military perpetuation

Trump is threatening war. Ayatollah Khamenei is vowing severe revenge. Thailand seems unlikely to be affected. But amidst the worldwide spectre of doom, the Thai Twitterverse has begun taking sides over Thailand’s readiness for war – specifically,...

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Opinion: The protesters are taking steps to avoid violence and provoking the state but will they listen?

Third hands and agent provocateurs exist in every conflict.They are one of the most difficult things to...

A brief guide to keeping yourself safe online as the government cracks down on dissent

In many countries around the world, both ostensibly democratic and not, providers of communications services are often coerced to support the views...

Opinion: Prayut is a symptom not the disease that plagues Thai democracy; both must go

It was supposed to be another good coup. Prayut Chan-o-cha and his band of Royal Thai Army loyalists promised to return “happiness...

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.