Opinion: Thailand took two and a half years to build 3.5 km of high-speed rail, it might not be a bad thing

It was advertised as the train that will take you from Bangkok to London, then it was the fastest land link to Southern China, now it is one of the slowest ongoing rail constructions in the world. 

The first group of foreign travellers will enter Thailand next week, says the Minister of Tourism and Sports

Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, the minister of Tourism and Sports, said on Friday that the first group of 300 foreign tourists will be allowed to enter Thailand by strictly following the state quarantine measures to prevent the spread of...

Thailand discovers three new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Friday

Thailand’s government said that it had discovered three new coronavirus cases in state quarantine on Friday.This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 3,519 nationwide.The new patients are...

GH bank extends debt moratorium as NPLs surpass 9 billion baht

The Government Housing Bank (GHB) approves extending the payment suspension for another three months to the end of January 2021 as NPLs from the debt moratorium scheme stood at around 9 billion baht which ended in July.

Opinion: Pla Wan might want to check his privilege and learn to empathize

Michael Sandel, a Harvard political philosopher, recently posted a video clip on the TEDx channel discussing what he called “meritocratic hubris.”In the video, he reminds us of our privilege and warns us...

Government plans to dissolve house to keep senatorial advantage if November vote goes astray

Thailand’s military-backed government will dissolve the house to keep the current charter in place if a November vote to amend the constitution does not go its way, sources told Thai Enquirer on Friday.

Senators escape from parliament by boat and back exit after voting to postpone constitutional amendments

Members of the military-appointed senate, many of them generals and military officials, escaped from parliament on Thursday by boat and the back-exit rather than face angry pro-democracy demonstrators after they voted to postpone amending the constitution.

AOT shares sink after announcement of assistance measure extensions

Shares of Airports of Thailand (AOT) dropped 4.66 per cent to 56.25 baht per share during the afternoon break on Thursday after the company announced an assistance measure extension.AOT traded as the most...

Pro-democracy demonstrators set for rally in front of parliament

Thai security officials say they are prepared to meet all challenges as pro-democracy activists are set to gather in front of parliament on Thursday ahead of a parliamentary vote on amending the constitution.

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan o-cha said on Monday that he personally does not want a pro-democracy rally to take place...

CCSA welcomes six groups of foreign travellers, hoping to stimulate Thai economy

The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Monday that it approved reopening the country's borders to welcome foreign visitors, both...

Thailand revises monopoly laws to close mergers loopholes

Amendments have been made to the market monopoly law, the Royal Thai Government Gazette announced last week.The revised...

[UPDATE-1] Thailand discovers 22 new cases of coronavirus in on Monday; global death toll now over 1 million

Thailand’s government said on Tuesday that it had discovered 22 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours in state quarantine.

Opinion: Thailand’s Patronage Decoupling

2020 is undoubtedly the year of abnormality. Although Covid-19 has introduced many “new normals” to our lives, Thailand’s political divide remains unbridged...