Current Affairs

Thais take to April Fools by impersonating under-fire government officials

Thai social media users took to April Fools wholeheartedly on Wednesday by impersonating government officials under pressure from their perceived poor response to the coronavirus outbreak.Thai Twitter users changed their names and...

Ministry of Defence pulls out of buying warship following cabinet meeting and widespread criticism

The Ministry of Defence gave up on its plan to buy a new warship, at an estimated cost of 6.1 billion baht, following heavy criticism from opposition parties and the public on Tuesday, according to reporters from...

Thailand confirms one new fatality, 127 new coronavirus infections

Thailand confirmed on Tuesday that one more person has died from coronavirus bringing the death toll to 10.The number of infected also rose by 127 cases bringing the total number of confirmed...

UPDATE: Coronavirus cases in Thailand now spread across 60 provinces

Our updated number of cases by region, current as of Tuesday morning, are listed below.Central regionBangkok: 721Nonthaburi: 73Samut Prakarn: 41Pathum Thani: 15Nakhon Pathom: 7Samut...

No, let’s call it the Chinese virus

US President Donald Trump recently got into trouble with the press and with opposition politicians when he insisted on calling the Covid-19 outbreak, the 'Chinese Virus.'Both Democrat politicians and many in the...

[Update-1] Thailand announces 136 additional covid-19 cases; total at 1,524

Thailand's government announced 136 new coronavirus cases on Monday bringing the total number of cases to 1,524.The government also announced 2 more deaths bringing the death toll to 9 fatalities.

Phuket shuts its doors for a month to fight against the coronavirus outbreak

The resort island of Phuket shut its doors on Monday morning prohibiting entry by land and sea to fight against the outbreak of coronavirus.Phuket's governor ordered all land and sea entry points...

Bangkok pauses to applaud healthcare professionals leading the frontline in the coronavirus fight

Bangkok residents joined together at 8 pm on Sunday to applaud healthcare workers as the country continues its fight against the coronavirus outbreak.Bangkok residents were urged to stand outside their house or...

Anger in Chiang Mai as air quality deteriorates due to forest fires and crop burning

Thai citizens in Chiang Mai have taken to social media to vent their frustrations as air quality in the northern city has hovered above 180 on the air quality index for the past week due to forest...

Thailand confirms 143 new cases of coronavirus; total at 1,388

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health confirmed 143 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday; with one additional fatality; bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,388.The new fatality was a 68-year-old man who had gone to...

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Row intensifies over price hike for Green Line extension

Bangkok’s governor was criticized Friday for saying that a Sky Train ticket that amounted to almost one third of the country’s daily...

Bangkok Bank shares fall on low Q4 profits

Bangkok Bank (BBL) shares dropped 3.54 per cent to 122.50 baht Friday morning after it posted lower-than-expected profits of 2.4 billion baht...

Air pollution hits worst levels so far this year

Central Thailand saw the worst air quality since the start of the year Friday, with the capital Bangkok reaching an unhealthy level...

Exports show first uptick in eight months as global economy revives, beating estimates

Thailand’s exports value in December gained year-on-year for the first time in eight months, by 4.71 per cent to USD 20.08 billion,...

Thailand finds 309 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Thailand’s government said on Friday that it had found 309 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.Of...