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Thai doctors say drugs cocktail could help fight coronavirus as global infections climb

Thai doctors said on Sunday that they have seen success treating the Wuhan Coronavirus with a cocktail of drugs including flu and HIV medication.Doctors from Bangkok's Rajavithi Hospital said that the cocktail...

OPINION: A tale of three poisons: plastic, pesticides, and PM2.5

After catching Bangkok by surprise last year, a blanket of fine dust once again descended on the city and choked its residents, rudely reminding them that, yes, it was never supposed to be a one-off phenomenon. PM2.5...

Thailand triples number of people being monitored for signs of coronavirus

Thailand has nearly tripled the number of people being monitored by the government for signs of coronavirus, the Ministry of Public Health said in a statement on Saturday.The ministry is currently screening 344...

Chinese coronavirus death toll climbs past 250; Thailand braces for impact

China's National Health Commission said on Saturday that the death toll from the coronavirus has climbed to 258 as countries around the world consider travel restrictions on the country.The commission said that...

First Thai case of human-to-human transmission found as coronavirus toll increases

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health confirmed on Friday that a taxi driver that had come in contact with Chinese tourists tested positive for coronavirus, making him the first case of human-to-human transmission found in the country.

Over 227,000 Chinese tourists currently in Thailand; many monitored patients discharged

Thailand's Immigration Bureau told reporters on Thursday that over 227,000 tourists from China are currently in Thailand, of that number 2,730 are from the coronavirus-stricken city of Wuhan.From the period between January...

[UPDATE] Thai health minister says the country is unable to stop coronavirus outbreak in interview with foreign media

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul told UK's Sky News in an interview that Thailand was powerless "to stop the spread" of coronavirus and that he expects the number of infections to rise.Speaking...

The BIG Interview: Why I chose the Pheu Thai Party

She's an Oxford Graduate, a Pheu Thai party-list candidate, and someone shaping the party's education policy. We caught up with Tidarat Yingcharoen to talk about politics, education and why she chose to run under the Pheu Thai...

Thailand quarantines 96 people for signs of coronavirus; WHO admits mistake in response

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health said late Wednesday that it had quarantined 96 people to monitor for signs of coronavirus.According to the Ministry's press office, 29 of those patients were taken from...

Constitutional Court accepts petition to rule on validity of 2020 fiscal year budget bill

The Constitutional Court on Wednesday accepted a petition from the lower house to rule on the validity of the 2020 budget bill.Parliament passed its long-delayed budget bill earlier this month, but its validity...

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Thailand discovers 21 new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine and from abroad on Monday

Thailand’s government on Monday said that it had discovered 21 new case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

Singha says it will sue protesters for defamation

Boon Rawd Brewery, the parent company of Singha Beer, said that it plans on suing protesters for defamation after social media posts...

Opinion: Making outlandish statements hinders more than helps the student movement

On Monday, during a pro-democracy protest in front of the army's 11th regiment, protest leader Parit "Penguin" Chiwarak made the following claim.

Opinion: It is time for the students to embrace conservatism and not modern liberalism

For the past five months, Thailand's students have taken to the streets to demand change. They have called on the government, and...

The Big Interview: Uncle Statue

For the past five moths, pro-democracy protests have taken place throughout the country with regular rallies in Bangkok and the surrounding areas....