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The government accepts private sector’s proposal to set up an economic recovery center

The government has set up an economic recovery center following the outbreak of the coronavirus, a government official said on Friday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha met with members of the economic cabinet and his...

Somkid ready for cabinet reshuffle and all eventualities

Somkid Jatusripitak, the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of economic affairs, said on Friday that he has been ready for a possible cabinet reshuffle since 2019.“I have been ready since last year,”...

[UPDATE-1] Missing person posters removed by university security in Ubon

A string of missing person posters put up by students at Ubon Ratchathani University was removed by university security on Wednesday. The student group called คบแพลิง or “Kob Plerng” gathered on Tuesday to hang up...

Thai Enquirer stands with the staff of Al Jazeera in Malaysia

The editorial staff of Thai Enquirer would like to express its solidarity and support of Al Jazeera staff in Malaysia currently being persecuted by the Malaysian government over their document on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic...

Possible cabinet reshuffle will not affect fiscal 2021 budget bill; new economic team coming

A likely cabinet reshuffle will not affect the parliament’s debate on the fiscal 2021 budget bill or the government’s economic team, top government officials said on Friday.Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said on...

The Democrat Party is done if it cannot keep its southern base

The 2019 election was a route for Thailand's oldest political party. Not only did the Democrat party gain a historically low number of seats but its former base of support in Bangkok had withered, divided between the...

Opinion: The coronavirus pandemic has given would-be despots the excuse to pass draconian laws

The uses of draconian laws to suppress dissidents has been more pronounced during the coronavirus pandemic as dictatorial regimes use the crisis to pass laws that would otherwise be scrutinised by the public and the international community.

Cross-border trade down but transit trade with Singapore and China up

The cross-border trade dropped nearly 10 per cent in the first five months of 2020, the Foreign Trade Department said on Thursday.The nationwide lockdown, which began in March, has resulted in the temporary...

Former Palang Pracharat party leader and three other cabinet ministers resign from ruling party

The former party leader of Thailand's ruling party and three other senior officials resigned from the party on Thursday signalling a possible cabinet shake up and the consolidation of power by the army wing of the ruling...

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