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Nearly 5.5k patients in home or community isolation

There are now 5,411 registered Covid patients waiting for a hospital bed within the home isolation and community isolation programs but more than 70 per cent of them have only mild symptoms, the government said on Friday.“Another 848 patients...

Tokyo Olympics: Where to watch your favourite Thai teams

After a one-year delay and a few complications due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics is finally set to commence on Friday!For all of us stuck at home and feeling pretty down, there isn’t a more...

Opinion: Menstrual equity, period

On good days, your lips feel chapped, mouth a little dry, and body dehydrated. On bad days, your back aches, your thighs sore, and your cramps tugs at you with constant spasms. Sometimes you are short of breath from...

BTS share price hit by plummet in passenger numbers

Shares of BTS Group Holdings, operator of Bangkok’s mass transit system, fell by more than 4 per cent on Friday after the company reported an 80-per-cent decline in passenger numbers from pre-pandemic levels.BTS dropped by 4.35 per cent to...

Exports record 11-year-high jump on global economic recovery, amid lockdown risks

Thailand’s exports in June jumped by 44 per cent from a year earlier, the fastest rise in 11 years and beating expectations, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday. However, they warned that lockdown measures could halt the manufacturing sector.The...

Photo Essay: “Talu Fah Village” chases out the Government

On Thursday in Bangkok, Thailand, pro-democracy protesters who call themselves "Talu Fah Village" organized a mock Buddhist activity to chase out the government for the Buddhist lent season.We sent our photojournalist, James Wilson, to get the scoop at Lumpini...

Opinion: The armed forces has the logistics and knowhow to help with the pandemic, where are they?

Thailand is facing an unprecedented health crisis with thousands dead and hundreds of thousands infected with Covid-19. Thousands more are being infected daily. This has placed Thailand's healthcare system under tremendous strain.A report this week revealed that Bangkok...

Deaf and differently-abled people in Thailand face tough barriers to education and employment

There are 375,680 deaf individuals in Thailand according to the 2018 report by the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security. On average, 94.79 percent of differently-abled people in Thailand had completed primary education, while only 2 percent further...

Hospital bed shortage “a crisis”

Only 5 per cent remain of the hospital beds designated for Covid patients with moderate symptoms or in critical condition in the Bangkok and Metropolitan Region (BMR), the government said on Thursday.“This is a crisis,” said Dr Rungruang Kitpati,...

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