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Trat wildfires rage on, threatening lives and livelihoods, while central government focuses on debate

Wildfires along the Thai-Cambodian border is severely affecting the population of Trat Province, local authorities told Thai Enquirer on Tuesday.Thick layers of smoke caused by the fires have been surrounding the southeastern...

Thailand’s censure debate as told through song

Thailand's coalition government will face questioning this week in an ongoing censure debate that will culminate in a vote of no confidence by parliament.As the hearings continue, we here at Thai Enquirer thought...

Piyabutr questions motive of defecting MPs as rumours swirl over incentives offered

Up to nine former Future Forward MPs may cross the aisle and join the coalition government prompting the defunct party's leader to question their motives publicly.Local media reported that the 9 former members...

[UPDATE-1] Thai students rally at universities in Bangkok in show of defiance against government

Hundreds of students gathered at Kasetsart University and Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on Monday to protest against the Prayut government and show support for the dissolved Future Forward Party.Holding placards and banners,...

Coronavirus Update: South Korea declares highest alert level while Italy battles to contain infection

The emergence of major outbreaks outside China in countries including South Korea and Italy have raised concerns on how the virus is transmittedSouth Korea raised its coronavirus alert to the “highest level” on...

Thai parliament prepares for censure debates

Thailand's opposition will begin, on Monday, censure debates aimed at toppling Thailand's coalition government with a no-confidence vote due by February 28.The coalition government, led by the Palang Pracharath Party, will be...

The Thai state has consistently suppressed its unions, the latest SRT case explains why

Thailand is a country used to corruption. But an ongoing corruption case filed late last year has been so revealing that it defies even the most watered-down expectations of justice.In late 2019,...

Future Forward accuses Thai junta of aiding Najib and associates in 1MDB scandal

Thailand's dissolved Future Forward Party on Sunday accused Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha and the former military government of aiding former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his associates during the height of the 1MDB scandal.

Foreign countries, organizations express concern at Future Forward dissolution

Several foreign governments and rights organizations expressed their concern over Thailand's decision to disband the Future Forward Party on Friday.Thailand’s Constitutional Court had voted to dissolve the Future Forward Party over an...

[FINAL] Future Forward defiant after party dissolution; new leader announced after executive committee banned

Thailand's Future Forward Party took a defiant tone on Friday after the country's Constitution Court voted to dissolve the party over an illegal loan case involving party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.The party...

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