LIVE [Live] Thai PBS World Tonight 6 April, 2020

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 peak

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 ...

Highlights
  • No 24-hour curfew in Thailand yet – government spokeswoman

    The Government is yet to decide whether a 24-hour curfew is necessary, government spokeswoman Mrs. Narumon Pinyosinwat said today, as she tried to allay public fears about the extension of the current night time curfew. She assured that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has not yet made that decision, adding that...
  • Thailand reports 51 new COVID-19 cases – a 50% drop from yesterday

    Thailand’s 51 new COVID-19 infections today were only half the number reported yesterday. 119 new recoveries were also reported. Total infections have reached to 2,220, whereas recoveries have increased to 793, with 1,907 others still in hospital. The official death toll has increased by 3 to 26. The new infections...
  • Phuket’s governor closes Karon and Rawai areas

    Two more areas in Phuket, well known for their resort hotels and beautiful beaches, have been locked down, effective today until further notice, as the provincial administration escalates efforts to curb growing spread of COVID-19. Governor Pakkapong Thaweepat, in his capacity as the the director of the Phuket Emergency Situation...
  • China pauses in memory of virus victims and ‘martyrs’

    (AFP) -- China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence. At 10 am (0200 GMT), citizens paused, cars, trains and ships sounded their horns, and air-raid sirens rang out in...
  • Global virus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world soared past one million on Thursday and deaths topped 50,000 as Europe reeled from the pandemic and the United States reported the highest daily death toll so far of any country. Despite more than half the planet imposing some form of lockdown,...
US firm denies masks for Germany seized in Bangkok

US firm denies masks for Germany seized in Bangkok

Expats in Thailand feeling the pinch (and pleasure) of lockdown

Expats in Thailand feeling the pinch (and pleasure) of lockdown

Recovered COVID-19 patients asked to donate plasma to treat other patients

Recovered COVID-19 patients asked to donate plasma to treat other patients

Thailand closed to arriving flights for three days after incident

Thailand closed to arriving flights for three days after incident

“We’ll meet again”: Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirus

“We’ll meet again”: Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirus...

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 peak

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 ...

US firm denies masks for Germany seized in Bangkok

US firm denies masks for Germany seized in Bangkok

Expats in Thailand feeling the pinch (and pleasure) of lockdown

Expats in Thailand feeling the pinch (and pleasure) of lockdown

Recovered COVID-19 patients asked to donate plasma to treat other patients

Recovered COVID-19 patients asked to donate plasma to treat other patients

Thailand closed to arriving flights for three days after incident

Thailand closed to arriving flights for three days after incident

“We’ll meet again”: Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirus

“We’ll meet again”: Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirus...

Environment

China state media reports 19 people killed in forest fire

BEIJING (AP) — Nineteen people have died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern China and hundreds of reinforcements...

Student Movements

Popular party’s disbandment sparks information war

In the third of the series on the rising campus activism, ThaiPBS World’s Political Desk examines how students are using...

Coronavirus Outbreak

Profiles

Real tests await Pita as leader of Future Forward’s reincarnation

With just two years in the field of politics, Pita Limjaroenrat has taken on the challenging mission of leading more...
He shot to fame with his eloquence during the House budget debate back in July last year. But can Pita Limjaroenrat, a 38-year-old political new-comer, steer the newly-founded Kao Klai Party, through this challenging time?

Around Thailand

Digital Stickers – From 2D artwork to creative communication

Every day, social media develops new ways to connect people in their daily lives. One of the latest trends is...

Asean

‘Shoot them dead’ – Philippine President Duterte to lockdown violators

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot for causing...

Politics

No 24-hour curfew in Thailand yet – government spokeswoman

The Government is yet to decide whether a 24-hour curfew is necessary, government spokeswoman Mrs. Narumon Pinyosinwat said today, as...

Food, Travel and Lifestyle

Thais show generosity and ingenuity to outwit deadly virus

As fear of catching Covid-19 grows, many Thais are doing what they can to help the country pull through this...

Business

Highlights of the week

Now, the bright side

Losing jobs hurts, and the knife is being arguably twisted with the state of emergency. Staying home, having repeated or...
the bright side emerging from the world’s fight against COVID-19 can be easily overlooked. There are plenty of positives, actually...

Political Pulse

Thai hero in New York: I’m a coward just like you

Monday, April 6, 2020: In one of the most poignant, sincerest and touching statements on COVID-19, a Thai woman who...
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