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Smart AND sexy: K-drama has it all

The Hallyu Wave (Korean Wave) has been a part of Thai culture for decades. Whether it’s the pretty-faced K-pop stars and their catchy music, hilarious variety shows, amazing skincare secrets, or their unisex fashion style, there’s really no stopping...

Three new clusters found in Bangkok

Bangkok reported three new clusters in the previous 24 hours, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Friday.The new clusters are a worker camp in Lak Si (59 cases), a garment factory in Phasi Charoen (37 cases) and...

Thailand to stop state-funded quarantine for air arrivals

Thailand will stop providing state-funded quarantine facilities for air travellers from July to ease the cost burden on the government, the National Security Council (NSC) said Friday.“The number of people who need to return to Thailand is very...

Phuket Sandbox is set to open July 1: How will it work?

The Cabinet this week approved the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s plan to reopen Phuket without quarantine for vaccinated tourists on July 1, in a project called Phuket Sandbox.The next step is for the scheme to be published in the...

Dear reader, here is our promise to you in light of looming security law

Dear readers,The winter of our discontent approaches. The government is currently drafting a law that will make it harder for press like Thai Enquirer to operate. (Read more here)Despite this new onslaught against press freedom by the current...

A quarter of Bangkok markets lacking Covid-prevention measures

Twenty-four per cent of open-air markets inspected in Bangkok did not have adequate measures in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus, the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said on Wednesday.“Of the 379 markets inspected since May 24,...

Analyst: Thailand needs pandemic under control next month to see economic recovery this year

Thailand will only see clear signs of economic recovery in the last quarter of 2021 if the current outbreak can be brought under control by the end of July, the Kasikorn Research Center said Thursday.“The Thai economy in the...

Volunteers wanted for research on mixing Covid vaccines

The Center of Excellence in Clinical Virology at Chulalongkorn University is looking for volunteers who have had two different types of Covid-19 vaccine, its chief announced on Thursday.The institute has now opened registration for people who have received one...

Pao Tang app developer defends collection of user data

Collecting data on app users is legitimate and important, but the way consent is gained should be improved, one of the brains behind the government-sponsored Pao Tang payment platform said Thursday.The comments came after a public outcry prompted...

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