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[UPDATE-1] Thailand discovers one new case of coronavirus in state quarantine on Wednesday

Thailand’s government said on Wednesday that it had discovered one case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.The new patient is a Thai returnee from the US. The new discoveries bring the total number of cases up...

Thailand’s rich continue to cause outrage by driving carelessly, killing bystanders and getting away with it

Over the last week, Thai society has been outraged at the dropping of all charges against Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhaya, an heir to the Red Bull fortune, over a traffic accident that left one police officer dead.But Boss' case...

Student protests in Southeast Asia have brought down dictators before: What Thailand’s students can learn

The ground seems to be moving beneath our feet. Across the nation, protests have spread like wildfire. Many have been led under the ‘Free Youth’ or #เยาวชนปลดแอก banner, but the turnout has spanned geographies and generations. There are the students in their...

Office of the Attorney General and parliamentary committee to scrutinize Red Bull heir’s case

Following public outcry over the dropping of all charges against Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya for a traffic incident which left a police officer dead, Thailand's Office of the Attorney General and a parliamentary committee say they will scrutinize...

Thailand discovers two new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered two new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine. The new discoveries bring the total number of cases up to 3,297 cases.There are no new fatalities leaving...

Thailand discovers four new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine

Thailand’s government said on Monday that it had discovered four new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine. The four patients were returning from the US (3) and Taiwan (1).The new discoveries bring the total...

Opinion: How Thailand’s youth transformed their political awakening into a festival of hope

The protest on June 25 in front of Democracy Monument was a landmark moment in our recent history. Unlike the other protests of the past 20 years, this one was filled with colorful outfits, colorful hair, distinct personal style...

Protests continue across Thailand for a second successive weekend

Student-led anti-government protests continued for a second successive weekend around the country as calls increase for the Prayut Chan-ocha government to step down.Hundreds of people rallied at universities in Bangkok, Chanthaburi, Khon Kaen and Lopburi to call for...

Red Bull parent company tries to distance itself from car-crash heir after boycott threats

Red Bull's parent company in Thailand, TCP Group, released a public statement distancing itself from Vorayuth Yoovidhya who was revealed this week to have been acquitted for a traffic incident which left a police officer dead.Vorayuth was wanted...

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