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Student protest leaders want to expand movement beyond students; calls for governments to listen to their criticism

The leaders of the student led #FreeYouth movement held a press conference on Friday calling for the government to listen to their demands and respect their right to assemble while also calling for the expansion of their...

Opinion: The Democrats have broken their election promise to amend the charter and no one is surprised

“Don’t worry, the only reason we’re joining up with the is because we want to fix the constitution and make it more democratic,” my friend, a Democrat Party MP candidate told me right after the 2019...

AOT criticized for calling in private analyst to voice complaint about report on King Power connection

SET-listed, state enterprise Airports of Thailand drew shades of the 1997 economic crisis this week by asking Kasikorn Securities to withdraw an unfavourable analysis on AOT’s stock and calling in the author for clarification. The move by...

Prayut defends economic record, says the economy has improved since the 2014 coup

The Thai economy has improved since the coup of 2014, Prayut Chan-ocha, the previous junta leader and the current prime minister, said at a forum attended by foreign ambassadors and diplomats on Thursday.“Since...

New cabinet members royally endorsed

Thailand's new cabinet members were officially endorsed on Thursday, with the new members now officially appointed to their new positions, according to the Royal Gazette.The new positions are as follows:

Opinion: Apirat’s comments shows we do not live in a democratic country

There are only a handful of countries in the world that would call themselves “democratic” when the military still have so much influence on its government and politics.The prime example in Africa is...

Revenue and profits drop sharply for Bumrungrad Hospital

Bumrungrad Hospital Plc., one of the country’s leading high-end healthcare operators, reported a sharp decline in its quarterly earnings after the country was faced with a coronavirus-induced lockdown that barred foreign visitors from coming into the country,...

Activists start a petition to protest the removal of a portrait of a student protester killed by the military

Students at Chulalongkorn University have started an online petition to protest the removal of a portrait of Somdet Wirunhaphon, a first-year student who was killed by the military during the student protests of 1973.

[UPDATE-1] The central bank maintains country’s benchmark lending rate at 0.5 per cent

The Bank of Thailand (BOT)’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to maintain the policy interest rate on Wednesday.The central bank’s move to maintain the benchmark lending rate at a historic low...

SEAOIL shares soar up by 6.9 per cent due to new crude discovery on L53/48

The share price of Sea Oil PCL (SEAOIL) stood at 2.48 baht on the Wednesday morning session closing (12:30 p.m.), rising up by 0.16 baht or 6.90 per cent. The surge in the share...

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Thailand discovers five new cases of coronavirus in state quarantine on Wednesday

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

Student leaders say they are unconcerned with politicians urging caution

Student leaders told Thai Enquirer on Wednesday that they were unconcerned with political parties urging caution after a controversial rally on Monday...

Right-wing Thai media takes aim at student protesters arguing Monday’s rally had crossed the line

Following a large student rally at Thammasat University on Monday, right-wing conservative media over the last 48 hours have taken aim at...

7.5 per cent surge on MAKRO shares due to strong second-quarter results

Siam Makro PCL (MAKRO) shares rose up by 7.45 per cent to 43.25 baht per share on Tuesday morning trade (11:00 a.m.),...

Forums to communicate with protestors will be set up around the country within a week, Prayut said

Forums will be set up around the country by mid-August to listen to the student protestors’ grievances and demands, Prime Minister Prayut...