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Chula student union defends move to ditch palanquin parade

A call to remove the decades-old Phra Kiao parade featured in the annual football event of Chulalongkorn University is targeting the celebration of inequality, not the symbolic coronet itself, president of the student union told Thai Enquirer Monday.Last weekend...

Flood warning for Nakhon Ratchasima and southern provinces

Nakhon Ratchasima is at risk of more flooding as the Lam Takhong dam is discharging water in preparation for more rain this week, officials said Monday.  Nakhon Ratchasima’s centre for disaster prevention and mitigation issued flood warnings for...

Miss Thailand Universe criticisms prompts debate over unfair beauty standards

A social media debate raged on Thai Twitter this past weekend and continued on Monday morning following the results of the Miss Thailand Universe Pageant.While many were complimentary of the newly crowned winner Anchilee Scott-Kemmis, others criticized her...

Citibank (Thailand) sees bids from BBL/BAY and TTB as UOB lurks in the background with regional offer

The planned sale of the Citibank's Thai operations has seen the number of bidders fall to four bidders from the previously reported eight suitors back in August.Citibank (Thailand), which has an asset base of just over 51 billion...

Real-estate stocks rise on Bank of Thailand’s relaxed LTV norms

Realtor stocks have been rising due to a combination of optimism on improving property-buying sentiment and speculation that Bank of Thailand (BOT) would relax mortgage lending norms for the commercial banks.The speculations on relaxed norms came true when the...

[Update-1] KBANK, SCB report third-quarter earnings

Leading commercial bank Kasikornbank (KBANK) and Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) on Thursday announced their financial results for the third quarter of 2021.Kasikornbank (KBANK)Kasikorn saw net profits of 8.62 billion baht in the third quarter of 2021, down 2.96 per...

Thailand using prisoners to make unproven herbal medicine for Covid-19

Remand facilities across the country are using prisoners to produce herbal medicine that allegedly helps fight against Covid-19 symptoms, an official said on Thursday.Ayuth Sintoppant, the Director of General of the Department of Corrections said, that the prisoners...

Small parties looking to use “Paiboon Model” after court ruling

A court ruling this week that found the deputy leader of the ruling Palang Pracharat Party not guilty of breaching electoral laws when he dissolved his former party to join the PPRP will likely pave way for others to...

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