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Five Thai artists making waves in global entertainment

It’s long overdue but Asians are winning big and getting recognized on the global stage - cue Parasite, Bong Joon Ho, CLOY, and Chloe Zhang. With the help of streaming and social media giants such as Netflix, Youtube, and...

Targeted screening finds Covid infection rates of 10 per cent in Silom cluster

Pro-active screenings for coronavirus found 10 percent of people infected in a cluster centred around the gem-market community in the Silom area of Bangkok, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said Friday.“This is related to the gems market...

Thai Airways jumps more than 25 percent ahead of trading suspension

Shares of Thai Airways International (THAI) jumped more than 25 per cent on Friday ahead of its last trading day on next Monday, amid a possible delisting from the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).THAI stood at 2.48 baht by...

Buriram makes Covid vaccines compulsory for high-risk groups

Buriram ordered people in high-risk groups to take coronavirus vaccine or face fine and jail time, the province announced this week.The official order was annouced Thursday night.The governor of each province has the authority to introduce Covid-prevention and restriction...

Thai communities grapple with pollution in economic corridor

Landfill, waste sorting and recycling operations take over Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor, polluting traditional farmland.hey are burning and smelting electronic stuff again,” says Sarawut Phoomnok, as he walks down a narrow dirt path through a cassava field. The...

Opinion: Outbreak in the prisons gives us opportunity to ask serious question of criminal justice system

Thailand’s coronavirus pandemic has now spread to the prison system with thousands of inmates testing positive for the virus.High profile activists have been struck ill with the disease including “Rung” and “Mike.”But as officials struggle to contain the spread...

Second season of Thai series ‘Girl From Nowhere’ tops global charts on Netflix

The second season of Thai mystery/fantasy series Girl From Nowhere is taking Asia by storm and topping Netflix charts across the globe. The series premiered on Netflix on May 7 and has garnered positive reviews from both critics and audiences....

SET Index recovers after a 4% dip in intra-day trade amid speculation and profit-taking

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) remained volatile at closing on Thursday as investors speculated on market rumours and the rising number of Covid-19 cases.The SET Index ended the day at 1,548.13 points down 23.72 points with more than...

Opposition demands better care for inmates amid Covid surge in Bangkok prisons

Parliamentarians of the opposition Move Forward Party demanded better medical care for inmates, after surges of Covid-19 cases in Bangkok Prisons.“If they end up dying in prison, this is unacceptable,” said MP Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn. “The state has the responsibility...

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