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One more confirmed coronavirus case in Thailand as quarantine numbers drop

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health on Monday said that it had discovered one more case of coronavirus bringing the country's total tally to 35 confirmed cases.The new case was a Chinese tourist...

OPINION: Korn’s new party will have to take on the status quo to live up to its name

Former Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij revealed the name of his party on Friday. The party will be called the Klaa Party or translated literally as the "Brave Party."The reveal sparked a lot...

Infected total tops 70,000 as analyst say the world must act to prevent pandemic

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus rose above 70,000 over the weekend as global health experts warn that the world teetered on the brink of a 'global pandemic.'Chinese State media...

Thai health worker infected with coronavirus

A Thai health worker has been diagnosed with coronavirus, the first time a medical professional has contracted the disease, officials said on Saturday.The health worker was infected after working in close proximity...

Thailand’s political immaturity means its 5G network could be compromised without debate

On Sunday, Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission will auction off the country’s 5G spectrum to local telecommunication companies. AIS, DTAC, True, and CAT will all be making bids.But, while the auction...

Coronavirus toll climbs in China setting off fears Beijing may have underreported cases

Health officials and Chinese state media said on Thursday that 242 people died in the past 24 hours from coronavirus, the largest number of fatalities in a single day since the outbreak began.

Cruise ship set to dock in Cambodia after being turned away by Thailand

Cambodia has agreed to let a cruise ship dock and disembark after it was turned away by five countries over fears someone aboard may have the coronavirus, its operator Holland America Line said on Wednesday.

Mythbusting the coronavirus; dispelling myths and rumours surrounding the outbreak

The coronavirus has killed over 1,000 people to date and infected nearly 45,000 people around the world across 24 countries and territories.As a result, there have been myths and urban legends surrounding...

Coronavirus death toll climbs past 1,000 in China; Thailand rejects cruise ship from Japan

The death toll from coronavirus climbed past 1,000 fatalities on Tuesday as the World Health Organization sends a team of experts to the country to investigate the outbreak.108 more deaths in the...

Army chief says mass shooter is a criminal not a soldier; says he will not resign

Thai Army Chief Apirat Kongsompong told reporters on Tuesday that the suspect behind the past weekend's mass shooting that left 30 people dead and over 50 more wounded was "not an army officer."

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[UPDATE] Constitutional Court rules all coalition MPs not guilty of holding media shares; one opposition MP found guilty

Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled that all 29 parliamentarians on the ruling coalition who have been accused of violating the rules...

STARK share price drops sharply as the market responds to big-lot transactions of 2 billion shares

The share price of STARK Corporation Plc (STARK) dropped by 20.83 per cent after the morning session ended on Wednesday to 1.52...

Pheu Thai opposes government plans to set up a committee to solve political situation

Thailand's largest opposition party Pheu Thai Party asked for the prime minister to immediately resign on Wednesday and said the government's plans...

Opinion: Thailand’s real royalists cannot let Palang Pracharat be its sole representative in parliament

The watch scandal, the crackdown on students, the military-backing, the coup, the minister who was a drug smuggler, the minister who built...

An English-Language Guide to the Thammasat University Massacre

For many, learning about October 6, 1976 is a jarring and thoroughly disconcerting experience, particularly for those using the event as a...