Current Affairs

Opinion: Three New Year’s resolutions for Thailand’s pro-democracy demonstrators

Thailand’s top political story of 2020 is far from over. Rising out of frustration and anger over the military-backed government’s heavy-handed response to COVID-19, the banning of the Future Forward Party, and continued authoritarian curbs on free...

No nationwide lockdown for now, Prayut says

There will be no nationwide lockdown for the time being but people should stay home for the next fortnight, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha told reporters on Monday.The PM's comments came after 28...

List of places infected patients have visited in Bangkok

The Thai government announced on Monday that is has discovered 28 coronavirus cases in Bangkok. This brings the total number of cases found in the capital to 248.Here is an updated list of...

Thailand’s search for vaccines and the hurdles the country still faces

The end of 2020 may have been met with a damper following the latest COVID-19 outbreak at Samut Sakhon but there is also cautious optimism as vaccines are finally rolling out. Finally, the end of the pandemic...

Covid situation report for January 4

On Sunday, Thailand said it had discovered 294 new local infection cases throughout the country with 53 provinces now reporting Covid-19 infections.The hardest hit provinces continues to be Samut Sakhon (1860), Rayong...

[Update-1] Thailand discovers 294 new local infection cases on Sunday

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health said on Sunday that it had discovered 315 new coronavirus cases with 294 local infection cases in the past 24 hours.Dr Thaweesin Visanuyothin, the spokesperson of the...

[Update 2] Thailand discovers 216 new Covid-19 cases; new zoning

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health announced on Saturday that it had discovered 216 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours and that one person died from the virus.Of the 216 new coronavirus...

[Update-1] Thailand discovers 279 new Covid-19 cases; two more deaths

Thailand's Ministry of Public Health announced on Friday that it had discovered 273 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours and that two more people have died from the virus.Of the...

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Two arrested after weekend Bangkok protests

Two people were arrested Saturday for protesting against the government’s use of the lese-majeste law, at the Victory Monument intersection in downtown...

Thailand finds 230 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Thailand’s government said on Saturday that it had found 230 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.Of...

Growth forecast overly optimistic, Bank of Thailand warns

The latest outbreak of Covid-19 in Thailand could pull economic growth lower than the 3.2 per cent estimated by the government for...

PM: Legalized gambling could be on the cards to curb Covid-19 spread

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said on Friday that he is open to the idea of legal gambling venues in Thailand, to help...

BTS extension fee could soar to 158 baht over talks delay, governor warns

The fare to ride the Green Line extension of Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain could more than double to 158 baht, the city governor...