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[Update-1] Thailand mulls automatic high-school graduations amid calls to scrap year-end exams

Thailand’s government is to consider alternatives to year-end exams, including possible automatic graduation, after high-school students called for the system to be reviewed on account of the disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic.Education Minister...

Thai consumers revive anti-plastic campaign

Environmentally minded netizens across Thailand unofficially relaunched a responsible-tourism campaign Thursday, encouraging people to reduce waste even when staying at home.The hashtag #อยู่บ้านก็ลดโลกเลอะ, or "reduce pollution from home", went to number one...

Pattaya hotels and shows suspend operations amid latest Covid-19 wave

Around 20 tourist businesses in Pattaya have temporarily ceased operations due to the resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, including the luxury hotels Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort, Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya, and D Varee Jomtien Beach Pattaya.

[Update-1] Two more dead from Covid as weekly infection rate falls

Two more people have died from Covid-19 in Thailand in the past 24 hours bringing the death toll to 69, a government spokesman said on Thursday.The casualties were a British national in...

Opinion: Last night’s arrest shows that we have become a nation of thugs

On Wednesday night, state security officials abducted New Sirichai from his dormitory. The officials were not in uniform, did not declare an arrest warrant, and took him to an undisclosed location.Rights groups...

Multimedia Story: Recapping Wednesday Night’s Arrest

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PSL to see growth in 2021 after lackluster 2020

Thailand’s logistics firm Precious Shipping (PSL) is expected to report stronger earnings in 2021 from the return of dry bulk demand, analysts at Krungsri Securities said.PSL is a dry bulk shipping company operating...

PM calls on Thais to address the root of the country’s gambling and drugs problems

Thailand's problems with gambling dens and drug use can only be resolved if everyone works together, Prime Minister Chan-ocha said on Wednesday.“No one can do this all by themselves, even a hundred prime...

“Uncle Roger” faces public backlash after deleting collaboration with China critic

The Malaysian-born comedian best known for his character Uncle Roger was under fire Wednesday after he deleted a collaboration with a Chinese-born YouTube star when he discovered his history of criticizing the Chinese government, and then apologized...

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Two arrested after weekend Bangkok protests

Two people were arrested Saturday for protesting against the government’s use of the lese-majeste law, at the Victory Monument intersection in downtown...

Thailand finds 230 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours

Thailand’s government said on Saturday that it had found 230 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.Of...

Growth forecast overly optimistic, Bank of Thailand warns

The latest outbreak of Covid-19 in Thailand could pull economic growth lower than the 3.2 per cent estimated by the government for...

PM: Legalized gambling could be on the cards to curb Covid-19 spread

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said on Friday that he is open to the idea of legal gambling venues in Thailand, to help...

BTS extension fee could soar to 158 baht over talks delay, governor warns

The fare to ride the Green Line extension of Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain could more than double to 158 baht, the city governor...