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Activists start a petition to protest the removal of a portrait of a student protester killed by the military

Students at Chulalongkorn University have started an online petition to protest the removal of a portrait of Somdet Wirunhaphon, a first-year student who was killed by the military during the student protests of 1973.

#RIPWanchalerm trends on Twitter as activists allege that Wanchalearm is dead

A new hashtag, #ripwanchalerm, is now the number one trend on Twitter on Wednesday as netizens and the public claim that Wanchalearm Satsaksit has died.This tragic news, in which the public has...

Thailand discovers seven new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Wednesday

Thailand’s government said on Wednesday that it had discovered seven new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.The new patients are Thai returnees from the UAE (1), Ethiopia (5),...

Opinion: Pressure back on for embattled Prayut administration as protest mounts and economic woes deepen

The pressure is building for the Prayut Chan-ocha administration after a massive ruling party shake-up and a cabinet reshuffle spurned on by widespread student protests and a struggling economy.In normal democracies, having...

CCSA will consider foreign businesspersons for admittance into Thailand; constitutional amendment coming, Prayut says

Next week, the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will finalize measures to allow foreign businesspersons entry into Thailand, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said on Tuesday.Currently, only foreign diplomats, government personnel, migrant workers,...

Opinion: Cop casino death shows Prayut government not serious about police reform

If you ask the people in Thailand, ‘who is the biggest mafia here?’ The most likely answer will be the Thai police.Don’t get me wrong, the majority of police officers in Thailand...

Thailand discovers one new case of coronavirus in state quarantine on Tuesday

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered one new case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.The new patient is a Thai returnee from Russia.

Not all is well in Thailand’s ruling party after cabinet reshuffle, change in leadership

Factionalism within Thailand's ruling Palang Pracharath Party has led to the a change in party leadership and the reshuffle of the cabinet, with former party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Uttama Savanayana resigning from his post and...

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Activists start a petition to protest the removal of a portrait of a student protester killed by the military

Students at Chulalongkorn University have started an online petition to protest the removal of a portrait of Somdet Wirunhaphon, a first-year student...

[UPDATE-1] The central bank maintains country’s benchmark lending rate at 0.5 per cent

The Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to maintain the policy interest rate on Wednesday.

SEAOIL shares soar up by 6.9 per cent due to new crude discovery on L53/48

The share price of Sea Oil PCL (SEAOIL) stood at 2.48 baht on the Wednesday morning session closing (12:30 p.m.), rising up...

[UPDATE-1] Representatives from the private sector expect a recession of at least 8 per cent in 2020

The Thai economy is expected to go into a recession of at least 7-9 per cent in 2020, the Joint Standing Committee...

#RIPWanchalerm trends on Twitter as activists allege that Wanchalearm is dead

A new hashtag, #ripwanchalerm, is now the number one trend on Twitter on Wednesday as netizens and the public claim that Wanchalearm...