Current Affairs

A brief look at the ASEAN response to the coronavirus outbreak

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha attended, on Tuesday, a Special ASEAN Plus Three Summit on the coronavirus outbreak. The conference included Japan, South Korea, and China, and was made via teleconference.Thailand’s number of...

Thailand extends airspace shut down until the end of April; up to 5,000 Thais stuck abroad

Thailand's Civil Aviation Authority on Wednesday extended its shutdown of Thai Airspace until the end of April, documents from the body show.The CAAT ban on incoming flights was due to expire on...

Construction sites in Bangkok go full steam ahead despite the risk of coronavirus outbreaks

Vat Oudom chose not to go back to Cambodia when Thailand announced that it was going to close its borders to curtail the coronavirus outbreak. He chose to stay because he had legal status in Thailand, he had a place...

Thailand confirms 34 new coronavirus infections; one new fatality

Thailand’s government confirmed on Tuesday that it had discovered 34 new coronavirus infections bringing the total number of infected to 2,613It continues a lowering trend of new infections in the country which the...

The worst drought in living memory has been exacerbated by Chinese dams withholding water

One of the worst droughts in the last 40 years in Thailand has been exacerbated by the Chinese government which has been intentionally holding water in its Mekong river dams, a new study says.

[Update-1] Thai government confirms 28 new coronavirus infections, 2 new fatalities

Thailand’s government confirmed on Saturday that it had discovered 28 new coronavirus infections bringing the total number of infected to 2,579.It is the lowest total in over three weeks, with the number of...

Regional update: Coronavirus cases in Thailand

Our updated number of cases by region, current as of Monday morning, are listed below.Central region: Bangkok: 1280Nonthaburi: 147Samut Prakan: 106

Opinion: On China, Thai netizens contradict official diplomacy

It was a strange digital flareup. Ceaselessly, and seemingly inexplicably, over an entire night and day, Thai and Chinese netizens took to Twitter to rain insults on each other. Ostensibly, the issue arose over...

Thailand confirms 33 new coronavirus cases; total at 2,551

Thailand’s government confirmed on Sunday that it had discovered 33 new coronavirus infections bringing the total number of infected to 2,551.It is the lowest number of new cases in a 24 hour period...

Thai government confirms 45 new coronavirus infections, 2 new fatalities

Thailand's government confirmed on Saturday that it had discovered 45 new coronavirus infections bringing the total number of infected to 2,518.There were 2 new fatalities bringing the death toll to 40....

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Opinion: If Thaksin’s son-in-law becomes leader then Pheu Thai will have failed to evolve, again

Thailand’s largest opposition party Pheu Thai is due to select a new leader on Thursday with many tipping THaksin Shinawatra’s son-in-law Nuttaphong...

Thaksin’s son-in-law tipped to be the next leader of Pheu Thai Party

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Miss Universe Thailand favorite Cheraim Chayathanus disqualified for spying

Miss Universe Thailand 2020 (MUT) favorite Chayathanus ‘Cheraim’ Saradatta has been disqualified from the race after it was revealed that her manager...

Economy to contract by 8.5 per cent in second half with new tourist arrivals not helping

The Thai economy has “slightly” improved in August, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) said on Wednesday.The improvement was...