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[Update-1] Thai social media in hysteria over lack of surgical masks for doctors; poor supply chain management blamed

Thai social media users were up in arms on Wednesday night and Thursday morning over reports that hospitals had run out of surgical masks.One of the top leading hashtags overnight was #โรงพยาบาลขาดหน้ากากหนักมาก or...

Opportunists are profiting off the fake mask trade; government says there are no shortages

The increasing demand for surgical masks due to the coronavirus outbreak has led the government to scramble for supplies and price control measures, while some opportunists have been risking lives by reselling used masks. 

Protest Diary 1: Thammasat and my political awakening

I first went to a political protest with my mother at the beginning of the red shirt movement in 2008. I didn’t know what the rally was about only that my mother was taking me to Bangkok, and me...

Campus protests attract wider public as anti-government sentiment grows

University campus protests against the Thai government continued to grow on Saturday as a massive rally was held at Kasetsart University in Bangkok.At least 2,000 people attended the rally, with most hearing...

The winners and losers from this week’s student protests

Anti-government protests continued all week on college campuses across the country as students called for the Prayut Chan-ocha government to step down.Rallies started after the dissolution of the Future Forward Party last Friday...

Understand the current student protests in the context of Thailand’s political history

Student protests have been sweeping the nation in the wake of the Future Forward Party’s dissolution, with massive demonstrations at Khon Kaen University, King Mongkut Institute and Thammasat University on Wednesday.In a protest at Chulalongkorn...

Video story from Wednesday’s student protests at Thammasat

For a link to our text story please click here.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_jkccTXlko

Thailand’s censure debate as told through song

Thailand's coalition government will face questioning this week in an ongoing censure debate that will culminate in a vote of no confidence by parliament.As the hearings continue, we here at Thai Enquirer thought...

Piyabutr questions motive of defecting MPs as rumours swirl over incentives offered

Up to nine former Future Forward MPs may cross the aisle and join the coalition government prompting the defunct party's leader to question their motives publicly.Local media reported that the 9 former members...

[UPDATE-1] Thai students rally at universities in Bangkok in show of defiance against government

Hundreds of students gathered at Kasetsart University and Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on Monday to protest against the Prayut government and show support for the dissolved Future Forward Party.Holding placards and banners,...

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