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Thailand will be unlivable if protestors topple me, Prayut says

Prime Minister Prayut Chan o-cha said on Monday that he personally does not want a pro-democracy rally to take place on October 14 but he will follow the law.“In regards...

[UPDATE-1] Thailand discovers 22 new cases of coronavirus in on Monday; global death toll now over 1 million

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered 22 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.The patients are from South Sudan (14), India (4), Pakistan (1) and...

Opinion: Thailand’s Patronage Decoupling

2020 is undoubtedly the year of abnormality. Although Covid-19 has introduced many “new normals” to our lives, Thailand’s political divide remains unbridged and as wide as it ever was. Six years after the NCPO’s coup d'etat that...

Thailand under pressure to act against the Sanakham dam project

Campaigners hope a refusal to buy power from the Lao dam could stymie its progress and prevent more harm to the Mekong’s fragile ecology“Water rises so fast and drops so fast because the...

[Update-1] Several leaders of the largest opposition party, including Khunying Sudarat, resigns from leadership posts

Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, the co-leader of the largest opposition party in parliament, has resigned from her post on Friday, local media reported.Sudarat has been one of the most recognizable faces of the...

Opinion: Thailand took two and a half years to build 3.5 km of high-speed rail, it might not be a bad thing

It was advertised as the train that will take you from Bangkok to London, then it was the fastest land link to Southern China, now it is one of the slowest ongoing rail constructions in the world. 

Thursday’s parliamentary motion to delay was only made possible by military-appointed senate

Following Thursday’s vote in parliament which saw the government postpone proposals to amend the military-drafted constitution, critics and politicians have come out to accuse the senate and the leadership of the country of undermining the democratic system....

Senators escape from parliament by boat and back exit after voting to postpone constitutional amendments

Members of the military-appointed senate, many of them generals and military officials, escaped from parliament on Thursday by boat and the back-exit rather than face angry pro-democracy demonstrators after they voted to postpone amending the constitution.

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Thailand will be unlivable if protestors topple me, Prayut says

Prime Minister Prayut Chan o-cha said on Monday that he personally does not want a pro-democracy rally to take place...

CCSA welcomes six groups of foreign travellers, hoping to stimulate Thai economy

The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Monday that it approved reopening the country's borders to welcome foreign visitors, both...

Thailand revises monopoly laws to close mergers loopholes

Amendments have been made to the market monopoly law, the Royal Thai Government Gazette announced last week.The revised...

[UPDATE-1] Thailand discovers 22 new cases of coronavirus in on Monday; global death toll now over 1 million

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered 22 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.

Opinion: Thailand’s Patronage Decoupling

2020 is undoubtedly the year of abnormality. Although Covid-19 has introduced many “new normals” to our lives, Thailand’s political divide remains unbridged...