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Opinion: Abandoning overseas Thais just the latest sign that the Prayut government cares little for our rights or liberties

While countries around the world made headlines for moving heaven and earth to repatriate their citizens living abroad and affected by the coronavirus outbreak, Thailand has chosen a decidedly different route and have asked Thais living overseas...

High-priced ‘public strategy firm’ once hired by Paul Manafort defends Thai government’s coronavirus response

A high-priced international 'public strategy firm' has been sending out press releases defending the Thai government's coronavirus response.Mercury LLC, with operational headquarters in New York and London, said in their press release...

Regional update: Coronavirus cases in Thailand across 68 provinces

Our updated number of cases by region, current as of Thursday, are listed below.Central region: Bangkok: 1222Nonthaburi: 140Samut Prakan: 102

Chiang Mai has a bigger problem than coronavirus

Our latest multimedia presentation.https://twitter.com/ThaiEnquirer/status/1248421437825679362

The end of an era: Kom Chad Luek daily newspaper announces cessation

Mass-circulation Thai-language newspaper Kom Chad Luek, or คมชัดลึก (sharp, clear, deep), announced its cessation on Wednesday after 19 years, citing its inability to keep up with the changing media landscape and economic environment amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

Over 15,000 Thais waiting to be repatriated; Thai government said its better if they stay abroad

Thailand's government said on Thursday that over 15,000 Thais are waiting to be repatriated after the country shut down its borders, leaving its citizens stranded overseas.According to government spokesman, Dr Thaweesin Visanuyothin,...

Fourteen provincial governors order lockdown

Provincial governors throughout Thailand are implementing full lockdowns or harsher screening methods as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread throughout the country.Provinces under lockdown are as follows: Chiang Rai:...

New study shows PM2.5 could exacerbate coronavirus conditions, spelling trouble for Thailand’s troubled north

People living in areas that have high levels of air pollution are more at risk to die from coronavirus infections, according to a new study released by Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Opposition leader says government must have clear plan for bailout fund

Sompong Amornvivat, leader of the Pheu Thai Party and leader of the opposition parties in parliament, expressed his concerns on his Facebook page on Wednesday over the government’s bailout scheme.Sompong said that...

Thai government set to offer a grace period to foreign nationals trapped in Thailand

Thai Enquirer understands that the Ministry of Interior and the Thai government will offer foreign workers and tourists trapped in Thailand a grace period as the coronavirus outbreak has forced the country to shut down its borders....

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SET resumes pre-Covid short-selling rules, leading to more volatility

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), on Thursday, has returned to a normal 30 per cent ceiling-floor and short-selling rules from the...

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

Nuttaphong Kunakornwong, the son-in-law of exiled Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, is tipped to be the next leader of Pheu Thai, sources inside the...

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...