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Netizens vow to reduce trash during Loy Krathong by calling for ceremonies from home

The hashtag, #งดลอยกระทง63, trended on Thai Twitter on Friday as netizens came together to campaign against the waste produced during the festival each year.The hashtag is already gaining momentum, with over 135k Tweets...

Government goes after former Future Forward leaders; summons them to hear sedition charges

Thailand's military-backed government has summoned the former leaders of the dissolved Future Forward Party to hear charges of sedition and other alleged crimes; continuing a judicial campaign against people thought to be behind the current pro-democracy protests....

Royalists and government responds to former PM Anand’s suggestions; say more at stake than Prayut’s rule

Royalist leaders and the government responded on Friday to former Prime Minister Anand Panyarachun's advice for calm and to address concerns of pro-democracy protesters.Anand said this week that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha...

Nearly 5,000 THAI employees accept early retirement plan, first round to begin in December

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) said that 4,997 employees have signed up for an early retirement program called “Mutual Separation Plan”, or MSP, as part of the company’s plan to reduce cost in operations and to cope...

Rising NPLs in the financial sector takes its toll on the Thai economy

By Suppakorn Araam-arunsriThe much talked about gloom and doom in the country’s financial sector may have been overstated by the media and analysts as the latest third-quarter results indicate but rising NPLs are beginning...

[Poetry] Edge of Tomorrow

Standing, at the edge, I wonder if my leaders hear, the voices and the struggles of the system we have to bear.Standing, at the edge, I wonder if the elders care, to...

Thai protests and the possibility of a South East Asian spring

“The geographies of these protests have been different,” wrote Eli Elinoff for the Isaan Record, on Thailand’s October protests.Thailand’s current pro-democracy protests have redrawn the maps in different and powerful ways: the expansion...

Tokyu to quit Thailand next January due to the impact of coronavirus

MBK plc (MBK) announced that its Japanese department store Tokyu will close in January as the prolonged effects of the coronavirus pandemic have affected sales.Tokyu is a department store business group listed on...

Opinion: Government propaganda is creating rifts in society

If you want to know what is really happening in Thailand right now then here it is, General Prayut Chan-ocha is tearing this country apart to hold onto his power.He only has...

Opinion: The people most embarrassed by this government are its supporters and all for the wrong reasons

The vast majority on both sides of the political divide bore witness to the same footage of the violent crackdown at Pathumwan intersection earlier in October; the photos of a five-year-old injured by the chemical-infused water sprayed...

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Netizens vow to reduce trash during Loy Krathong by calling for ceremonies from home

The hashtag, #งดลอยกระทง63, trended on Thai Twitter on Friday as netizens came together to campaign against the waste produced during the festival...

Government goes after former Future Forward leaders; summons them to hear sedition charges

Thailand's military-backed government has summoned the former leaders of the dissolved Future Forward Party to hear charges of sedition and other alleged...

Royalists and government responds to former PM Anand’s suggestions; say more at stake than Prayut’s rule

Royalist leaders and the government responded on Friday to former Prime Minister Anand Panyarachun's advice for calm and to address concerns of...

Nearly 5,000 THAI employees accept early retirement plan, first round to begin in December

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) said that 4,997 employees have signed up for an early retirement program called “Mutual Separation Plan”, or...

Rising NPLs in the financial sector takes its toll on the Thai economy

By Suppakorn Araam-arunsriThe much talked about gloom and doom in the country’s financial sector may have been overstated by...