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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, according to a new analysis released by independent Australian think tank the Lowy Institute,

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.They are also charging three high school students for allegedly violating the...

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 forecast of 4.5 per cent in December due to a new wave of coronavirus infections...

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 got his big break with a viral video where he criticized an anti-royalist activist. 

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 tested positive for Covid-19 following the event, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) told the...

AOT expected to post losses as Covid continues to depress air travel

Airports of Thailand (AOT) was expected to see a loss in its upcoming earnings report, an executive warned Thursday, as analysts pointed to a sluggish outlook and delay in recovery of the airline industry amid the ongoing...

Opinion: Forget giving more money to anti-riot police, let’s defund them instead

I have been tear gassed and hosed down by police at least three times in the past year. So learning that the government is taking 191 million baht out of the budget to use for ‘crowd and...

[Update-1] Government vows to prosecute patients concealing timeline to authorities in DJ Matoom’s party cluster

UpdateThe Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced on Wednesday afternoon that they would press charges and prosecute those who continue to conceal their information and timeline regarding their whereabouts during their time of infection.

Royal institution off-limits for no-confidence debate?

Members of the opposition and the government are arguing over whether topics related to the royal institution can be discussed at the upcoming no-confidence debate, or should be kept off the table.The opposition...

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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...