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Opinion: Those cheerleading the students to confrontation must be prepared to face the same consequences

I have been to every mass rally in Thailand since 2006. I have covered every rally professionally since 2009.In that time, I have seen crackdowns, airport closures, protest leaders openly asking for...

Opinion: The military’s mindset is too outdated for the 21st century

There is one ritual that many Thai men will undergo if they are privileged enough at the end of their secondary education.Ror Dor, as it is known colloquially, Territorial Defense students officially,...

No new cases of coronavirus in Thailand on Monday; worldwide cases now surpassed 20 million

Thailand’s government said on Monday that it had discovered no new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.The total number of cases remain at 3,351.There are no...

Opinion: The oppressors may have batons and tear gas but we have our youth and our songs and the idea of freedom

No one expected the movement to escalate so quickly. Looking back just one or two years ago, the student's protest movement has seemingly come out of nowhere and has become a significant force in Thai politics.

Opinion: If you netizens actually want change, then get up off your ass

On Friday, a human rights lawyer and a student were arrested on sedition charges by the police for peacefully calling for democratic reform. They were eventually released on bail after a protest in...

Ruling military-backed party looks set to win Samutprakan by-election amid reports of voting irregularity

The ruling Palang Pracharat Party looks set to win Sunday's by-election in Samutprakarn Province after the two main opposition parties split the vote.Early exit polls show the ruling party leading by a...

Thailand discovers three new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Sunday

Thailand’s government said on Sunday that it has discovered 3 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.Two of the patients are of Bangladesh and India nationalities and one is a...

Thailand discovers 3 new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Saturday

Thailand’s government said on Saturday that it had discovered 3 cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.The new patients are Thai returnees from Saudi Arabia (2) and Indonesia (1).

Police under pressure from protesters after the arrest of protest leaders; rallies called for Saturday

Thai police came under pressure from protesters online and offline after the arrest and detention of student protest leaders on Friday.Prominent human rights lawyer Anon Numpa and protest leader Nutchanon “Mike” Payakaphan...

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Thailand ranks fourth worldwide for pandemic handling

The Kingdom of Thailand has been ranked as the fourth country in the world that has most effectively handled the coronavirus pandemic,...

Police seeks warrants for arrests of 10 pro-democracy protest leaders

The police on Thursday requested arrest warrants for 10 pro-democracy protest leaders who have been charged with lese-majeste and sedition on Thursday.

GDP growth in 2021 revised down due to second wave of pandemic

The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) on Thursday lowered Thailand’s GDP growth projection for 2021 down to 2.8 per cent from the previous...

Who is DJ Matoom, the sassy super-spreader dominating news coverage?

DJ Matoom may be infamous for super-spreading the Covid-19 virus now but the enigmatic celebrity has gone viral before. In fact, he...

Covid DJ party guests must cough up timelines or be charged, DDC says

Guests of DJ Matoom's birthday party must provide full details of their movements or be prosecuted for breaking the law, after several...