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New cabinet members royally endorsed

Thailand's new cabinet members were officially endorsed on Thursday, with the new members now officially appointed to their new positions, according to the Royal Gazette.The new positions are as follows:

Thailand discovers two new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Thursday

Thailand’s government said on Thursday that it had discovered two new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.The new patients are Thai returnees from the US.

Opinion: Newin has built a state within a state in Buriram and no one can stop him

On paper, there are two special administrative areas in Thailand including, Bangkok and Pattaya. But arguably, there are actually three, the capital, the sin city, and Newin Chidchob’s Buriram. Since he...

Activists start a petition to protest the removal of a portrait of a student protester killed by the military

Students at Chulalongkorn University have started an online petition to protest the removal of a portrait of Somdet Wirunhaphon, a first-year student who was killed by the military during the student protests of 1973.

#RIPWanchalerm trends on Twitter as activists allege that Wanchalearm is dead

A new hashtag, #ripwanchalerm, is now the number one trend on Twitter on Wednesday as netizens and the public claim that Wanchalearm Satsaksit has died.This tragic news, in which the public has...

Thailand discovers seven new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Wednesday

Thailand’s government said on Wednesday that it had discovered seven new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.The new patients are Thai returnees from the UAE (1), Ethiopia (5),...

Opinion: Pressure back on for embattled Prayut administration as protest mounts and economic woes deepen

The pressure is building for the Prayut Chan-ocha administration after a massive ruling party shake-up and a cabinet reshuffle spurned on by widespread student protests and a struggling economy.In normal democracies, having...

CCSA will consider foreign businesspersons for admittance into Thailand; constitutional amendment coming, Prayut says

Next week, the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will finalize measures to allow foreign businesspersons entry into Thailand, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said on Tuesday.Currently, only foreign diplomats, government personnel, migrant workers,...

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7.5 per cent surge on MAKRO shares due to strong second-quarter results

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Forums to communicate with protestors will be set up around the country within a week, Prayut said

Forums will be set up around the country by mid-August to listen to the student protestors’ grievances and demands, Prime Minister Prayut...

Managing-director of Italian-Thai receives prison sentence for illegal possession of rifle

On Tuesday, Thailand’s Appeals Court sentenced Premchai Karnasut, the president of Italian-Thai Development Corp, to six months in jail for possessing a...

No new coronavirus cases in Thailand on Tuesday

Thailand’s government said on Thursday that it had discovered no new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

PTT net profit declines by 54 per cent while recovery in third quarter still challenging

PTT PCL, the largest oil and gas company in Thailand, has encountered a drop in demand for both petroleum and petrochemical products,...