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SPECIAL REPORT – Smoke: A Crisis in Northern Thailand

The Air Quality Index rose past 200 once again in Chiang Mai on Saturday as famers in the surrounding hills continue to burn off land ahead of the growing season.We are releasing...

OPINION: IO and the cynical mind game against your own people

Pity the IO minions, toiling day and night to sow hatred only to reap 100 baht a day. Pity those soldiers proud of serving their country only to be reduced to the task of trolling, mudslinging, and spreading dark propaganda against their own countrymen.

How Thai language reinforces hierarchy and perpetuates social divides

Despite having never really been educated in a Thai educational system, Thanyarat (not her real name) grew up believing she was a proper and proud Thai -- born and raised.That belief, however,...

Anti-government protests held on college campuses across Thailand; fifth straight day of student protests

Anti-government protests continued on college campuses across the country on Wednesday as students called for the Prayut Chan-ocha government to step down.It was the fifth straight day of student protests in the...

Army accused of conducting propaganda campaigns against government’s political opponents

Reporting by Jasmine Chia and Cod SatrusayangThailand's coalition government, as well as the former military junta, was accused by the opposition of using taxpayer money to fund the Thai army's intelligence units...

Major rallies at Mahidol and Chiang Mai University; universities around Thailand joining and taking up banners

At least 1,000 students rallied outside Bangkok at Mahidol University's Salaya Campus on Tuesday in support of the dissolved Future Forward Party and against the coalition government.Using the rallying hashtag #MUNeedsDemocracy, the...

Piyabutr questions motive of defecting MPs as rumours swirl over incentives offered

Up to nine former Future Forward MPs may cross the aisle and join the coalition government prompting the defunct party's leader to question their motives publicly.Local media reported that the 9 former members...

[UPDATE-1] Thai students rally at universities in Bangkok in show of defiance against government

Hundreds of students gathered at Kasetsart University and Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on Monday to protest against the Prayut government and show support for the dissolved Future Forward Party.Holding placards and banners,...

The Thai state has consistently suppressed its unions, the latest SRT case explains why

Thailand is a country used to corruption. But an ongoing corruption case filed late last year has been so revealing that it defies even the most watered-down expectations of justice.In late 2019,...

Future Forward accuses Thai junta of aiding Najib and associates in 1MDB scandal

Thailand's dissolved Future Forward Party on Sunday accused Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha and the former military government of aiding former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his associates during the height of the 1MDB scandal.

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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...