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Thanathorn defends questioning of vaccine plan, says lese-majeste charge politically motivated

Former Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said on Thursday that the government is using the lese-majeste law to silence his questioning of its procurement plan for Covid-19 vaccines.He said that previous and recent...

Local infections rises above contact tracing in Thailand; 142 total cases found

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health said on Thursday that the number of local infections has outpaced those found through the government’s contact tracing programs in migrant worker populations for the first time.Thailand...

Online fury at lese-majeste charges against Thanathorn

The hashtag #saveธนาธร (save Thanathorn) was trending on Thai Twitter Thursday as netizens protestsed lese-majeste charges against former leader of the now-disbanded Future Forward Party, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.Many outraged netizens were using the hashtag...

Opinion: Biden resets our perception of the US but will it last?

Yesterday, Joe Biden was sworn into office ending Donald Trump's tumultuous four years in office. In his time as president, Trump exercised great power and did much to damage the perception of the United States as the...

Is speed critical for Thailand’s vaccination drive?

It has now been a little over a year since the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in Thailand, making it the first country outside of China to come into contact with this novel disease. One year...

Police say no truth behind abduction claims by pro-democracy activist

The police said on Wednesday that the pro-democracy protestor who claimed to be abducted by the state had lied about his abduction and they have evidence to prove it. The army has said the man behind the...

Lese-majeste charges filed against Thanathorn

Former leader of the now-disbanded Future Forward Party Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been charged with lese-majeste and computer crimes, according to an official memo sent to Reuters and local media on Wednesday by Thailand’s Ministry of Digital Economy...

Opinion: Lack of clarity from Thai Government creates frustration around Covid-19 pandemic

Thailand was hailed by many as a model of success in coping with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The country ranked first among countries with the highest rates of COVID-19 recoveries, according to the Global COVID-19 Index...

Many challenges await Biden in Asia, and Thailand, after he is sworn in

With president-elect Biden due to be sworn in today, countries around the world will be wondering whether the United States will attempt to reclaim the mantle of global leadership. With the world embroiled in international crises, be...

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Thanathorn defends questioning of vaccine plan, says lese-majeste charge politically motivated

Former Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said on Thursday that the government is using the lese-majeste law to silence his questioning of...

KBANK soars 8 per cent on better-than-expected results

Kasikornbank (KBANK) reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings at 13.2 billion baht on Thursday, surging both quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year. The result led the bank’s...

Local infections rises above contact tracing in Thailand; 142 total cases found

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health said on Thursday that the number of local infections has outpaced those found through the government’s contact...

Online fury at lese-majeste charges against Thanathorn

The hashtag #saveธนาธร (save Thanathorn) was trending on Thai Twitter Thursday as netizens protestsed lese-majeste charges against former leader of the now-disbanded...

Opinion: Biden resets our perception of the US but will it last?

Yesterday, Joe Biden was sworn into office ending Donald Trump's tumultuous four years in office. In his time as president, Trump exercised...