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Media Story: What is happening in Myanmar?

Our video story recaps the brutal crackdown carried about by the regime in Naypyidaw on unarmed, peaceful protesters demanding for democracy.https://twitter.com/ThaiEnquirer/status/1366569701523021825

Phuket to welcome vaccinated travellers by October despite pushback from government

Phuket's local government will move forward with plans to fully open its doors to vaccinated foreign visitors by October despite pushback from the national government. In order to achieve herd immunity in time for the reopening, the resort island's leading...

Police officer dies of heart attack in wake of weekend clashes

A police officer who was on call during Sunday night’s clashes with demonstrators at Viphavadee Rangsit Road has died from cardiac arrest, local media reported on Monday.Police Lieutenant Colonel Wiwat Sinsert of the Dhammasala Police Station was on duty...

Netizens call out Channel 3 for allegedly biased coverage of weekend clashes

The hashtag #แบนช่อง3 (ban Channel 3) was trending Monday as netizens called out the news channel for allegedly misreporting clashes at the pro-democracy rally in central Bangkok the day before.“Thai news media is useless. Why should I keep it?”...

22 detained after night of violence in Bangkok

At least 22 people were arrested in Bangkok on Sunday night following violent confrontations between pro-democracy demonstrators and state security officials, a human rights group said.Pro-democracy protests led by a group known as Free Youth rallied in downtown...

Opinion: Once again ASEAN has failed the people of the region

ASEAN was founded as a dictator's club in the fight against communism at the height of the cold war. A non-interference clause was necessary because each country had its own strongman leader that ignored democracy and ruled absolutely.For...

Security forces kill at least 18 protesters in Myanmar in day of violence

At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 people injured on Sunday as police and soldiers violently dispersed anti-coup protesters in Myanmar, according to the UN's human rights body.According to the Office of the High Commissioner...

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