10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of July 13, 2020
Highlights
  • All disease control personnel at U-tapao airport transferred

    The entire disease control unit at U-tapao airport, including its chief, have been transferred for their alleged failure to check properly the hotel in Rayong province where the Egyptian military mission was staying last week, allowing them to venture out shopping unhindered. Dr. Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai, director-general of the Disease Control...
  • Five new COVID-19 quarantined infections recorded in Thailand

    Thailand today recorded five new COVID-19 cases, all among returnees from abroad in state quarantine, but no new fatalities. CCSA assistant spokesperson, Dr. Panprapa Yongtrakul, said that the new infections are a 48-year old Thai woman arriving from the United States, two Thai men, aged 43 and 49, returning from...
  • Registration for “We Tour Together” promotion kicks off today

    While Thailand remains closed to foreign tourists, as part of the anti-coronavirus restrictions, starting today (Wednesday), Thai citizens can apply online for significant discounts on air tickets, hotel accommodation and food bills. The project is part of the Government’s efforts to boost domestic tourism. Under the “We Tour Together” program,...
  • President Xi stresses economic cooperation with Thailand

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed deepening economic and trade cooperation with Thailand and Singapore while continuing to jointly fight the pandemic with the two countries. CGTN of China reported that Xi made the remarks in his separate talks on the phone with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
  • All flights from Egypt to be barred from landing in Thailand

    All flights from Egypt will be barred from landing in Thailand, following an incident last week when members of an Egyptian military mission defied Thai regulations by not confining themselves to their hotel in Rayong. One of the group was later found to be infected with COVID-19, causing alarm among...
China accuses Britain of helping Washington hurt Huawei

China accuses Britain of helping Washington hurt Huawei

All disease control personnel at U-tapao airport transferred

All disease control personnel at U-tapao airport transferred

Trump ends Hong Kong trade preferences, backs banking sanctions

Trump ends Hong Kong trade preferences, backs banking sanctions

Thai PM says news of Egyptian delegation incident was like being hit by a plane

Thai PM says news of Egyptian delegation incident was like being hit by a plane

U.S. rejects China’s claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions

U.S. rejects China’s claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions

10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of July 13, 2020
China accuses Britain of helping Washington hurt Huawei

China accuses Britain of helping Washington hurt Huawei

All disease control personnel at U-tapao airport transferred

All disease control personnel at U-tapao airport transferred

Trump ends Hong Kong trade preferences, backs banking sanctions

Trump ends Hong Kong trade preferences, backs banking sanctions

Thai PM says news of Egyptian delegation incident was like being hit by a plane

Thai PM says news of Egyptian delegation incident was like being hit by a plane

U.S. rejects China’s claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions

U.S. rejects China’s claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions

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

Brave teenager fights to save her hometown – and environment

Khairiyah Rahmanyah from the deep South of Thailand may not be as famous as Sweden’s young environmental activist Greta Thunberg,...
The house where I live, the clothes that I wear, my shoes, my uniforms, my school fees, my bicycle, my toys, my whole life, happiness and memories all come from the sea.

Around Thailand

Cabinet launches “Rao Thieu Duaykan” program to boost domestic tourism

From July 15th, Thai people can apply for a Government subsidy, to cover part of their hotel and food expenses...

Asean

PETA warns of class action lawsuit if coconut labelling system promise not kept

PETA has welcomed the Thai Commerce Ministry’s use of a traceable labelling system, intended to ensure that Thai coconuts are...

Politics

President Xi stresses economic cooperation with Thailand

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed deepening economic and trade cooperation with Thailand and Singapore while continuing to jointly...

Food, Travel and Lifestyle

Juggling WFH and childcare amid the COVID-19 crisis – how mothers stay positive

The coronavirus has upended all our lives one way or another. The Government has imposed strict social distancing measures, one...

Business

Registration for “We Tour Together” promotion kicks off today

While Thailand remains closed to foreign tourists, as part of the anti-coronavirus restrictions, starting today (Wednesday), Thai citizens can apply...

Highlights of the week

US democracy increasingly confusing and questionable

An embattled political leader, disliked or even abhorred by at least half of his country, celebrates his nation’s most nationalistically...
Currently, the world does not know who lies, and that is also a cause for worries. Simply put, the world should be very worried no matter what.

Political Pulse

Opposition zooms in on state of emergency

July 15, 2020: How much damage can be repaired with the prime minister's visit to Rayong today remains to be...
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