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Ultra-royalist Dr Rienthong resurfaces to crush ‘enemies of Thai monarchy’

As soon as political heat rises in the country, the name of ultra-royalist Maj-General Dr Rienthong Nanna starts flashing...

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COVID-19 virus found on fitness gear of hotel where infected French woman was quarantined

Health investigators have found COVID-19 virus (SARS-CoV-2) on the surface of a piece fitness equipment in the gym of...

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Amnesty International urges Thai government to drop all charges against protesters

Amnesty International has called on the Government of Thailand to drop all charges against anti-government protesters and to release...

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Asia becomes second region to exceed 10 million coronavirus cases

Asia surpassed 10 million infections of the new coronavirus on Saturday, the second-heaviest regional toll in the world, according...

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French woman may have been infected while in Bangkok hotel quarantine

Thailand’s Public Health Minister, Anutin Charnvirakul, has said that it is possible that the French woman, who tested positive...

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U.S. sets single-day record for COVID-19 cases during new surge

NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than 84,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 across the United States on Friday, according...

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Protesters demand PM Prayut to quit by 10 pm

Anti-government protesters this morning set a 10-pm deadline tonight for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to step down, or they...

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HM King reaches out to royalist supporters

It was a rare moment that has both inspired and overwhelmed royalists across the country with a feeling of...

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Australia’s COVID-19 hotspot sees more school cases before easing curbs

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Victoria state, the country’s COVID-19 hotspot, reported four cases related to infections in schools on...

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TV audience for second Trump-Biden debate below first

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A second debate between Republican U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden attracted...

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News Politics Protests 2020

Young protesters improvise ways to outwit authorities

The past month has seen thousands of mostly young anti-establishment protesters take to the streets in Bangkok. But unlike...

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What if Prayut steps down?

The deadline arrives today (Saturday) for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to listen to the anti-government protesters’ demands and step...

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COVID-19 alert on Koh Samui as French woman is found infected post-quarantine

Health officials on Thailand’s Samui Island are scrambling to trace people who were in close contact with a French...

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Thailand records eight new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine on Friday

Thailand today recorded eight new COVID-19 cases, all in state quarantine today, including five Thais returning from abroad, according...

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Energy Minister says NGV gas pipeline safe and meets international standards

Thailand’s Energy Minister, Supattanapong Punmeechaow, has dismissed speculation that damage caused by a backhoe was responsible for the gas...

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Thai police say only 8 protesters still held on remand, with 70 out on bail

A total of 78 anti-government protesters, including some leaders, have been arrested and charged by Thailand’s police since October...

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France extends curfew as COVID second wave surges in Europe

PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) – France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium’s foreign minister...

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Thai protest leader Anont declines bail for fear of being booked again by police

Detained protest leader Anont Nampa has decided not to bail himself out, over concerns that he will be booked...

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Britain signs first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) – Britain and Japan formally signed a trade agreement on Friday, marking the UK’s first big post-Brexit...

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Xi says China will not let security, sovereignty interests be undermined

BEIJING (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China will never allow its sovereignty, security and development...

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Nigerian forces killed 12 peaceful protesters, Amnesty says

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that Nigeria’s security forces fired upon two large...

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Trump and Biden clash on pandemic, trade personal jabs at final debate

NASHVILLE (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden renewed his attacks on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus...

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Protesters deploy codewords and sign language to confound authorities

Young Thai protesters have come up with a secret code to communicate with each other while rallying to oust...

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Thai Civil Court to consider petitions challenging legitimacy of state of emergency

Thailand’s Civil Court has accepted, for consideration, petitions challenging the legitimacy declaration of a state of emergency, issued by...

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IMF readjusts Thailand’s GDP forecast from -7.7% to -7.1%

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has adjusted Thailand’s GDP growth forecast, from -7.7% to  -7.1% for 2020. This is...

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Yellow flag raised in municipal area of Nakhon Ratchasima as river level rises

A yellow flag has been flown since yesterday at a bridge spanning the Lam Takong River, which meanders through...

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Tak’s border with Myanmar closed after 3 more COVID-19 cases are confirmed

The Governor of Thailand’s Tak province, Pongrat Phiromrat,has ordered all 33 border checkpoints and natural crossings with Myanmar closed,...

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Thailand’s PM tells police to avoid violent means to deal with protesters

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed police to avoid the use of violence, in any form, when dealingwith...

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Bangkok’s public transport systems partially closed

Services at several stations of the BTS Skytrain, MRT underground train and the Airport Rail Link, three of Bangkok’s...

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Two locally transmitted infections among today’s 10 new COVID-19 cases

A migrant couple from Myanmar, in the Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak, has been found...

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Crackdown draws concerns, condemnations

The crackdown on the anti-government protest in the heart of Bangkok last night has drawn concerns and condemnations from...

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Rally organizers use social media to mobilize

Organizers of the anti-government protest are using the social media to mobilize people to join another rally planned for...

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Blue liquid fired on protesters triggers debate

The blue liquid fired from police water cannons at the anti-government protesters at the Pathumwan intersection last night has triggered...

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Anti-government protesters call for new rally today

Anti-government protesters have called for another rally in Bangkok this evening only hours after police broke up a demonstration...

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No more coups in Thailand? Only one man has the answer

The “coup question” is raised by the Thai press almost every time a new Army chief takes over. Indeed,...

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New travel restrictions imposed in Mae Sot and Myanmar’s Myawaddi

Effective from today (Sunday), new travel restrictions have been imposed in the Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern province...

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Storm warnings for nine of Thailand’s northeastern provinces

People living in nine northeastern provinces of Thailand have been warned, by the Meteorological Department, to brace for heavy...

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74 Thais in Mae Sot quarantined after contact with infected Myanmar truckers

So far, seventy-four people in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak have been identified as having...

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At least 20 killed and 30 injured in a bus-train collision in Chachoengsao

At least 20 bus passengers were killed and more than 30 others injured when a freight train collided with...

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Doctor says Trump no longer at risk of transmitting virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House doctor said Saturday night that President Donald Trump was no longer at risk...

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North Korea unveils ‘monster’ new intercontinental ballistic missile at parade

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea unveiled previously unseen intercontinental ballistic missiles at an unprecedented predawn military parade on Saturday...

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PM reminds protesters to comply with the law

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has pleaded with protest leaders, planning to stage a rally at the Democracy Monument on...

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North Korea celebrates party anniversary amid economic woes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday celebrated the 75th anniversary of its ruling party with outside...

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Great escapes the ‘E’ way

It’s long been said that the best way to explore any rich cultural community is on foot or by...

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COVID-19 alert in Mae Sot district after Myanmar driver found to be infected

A Myanmar truck driver has tested positive for COVID-19 after he and an assistant arrived at a market in...

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Johnson to make statement to parliament on COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a statement to parliament on Monday about potential new...

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Trump to resume campaigning; second debate canceled

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will resume in-person campaigning on Saturday after being sidelined by a case...

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Smooth test run on BTS Green Line Wat Mahatat to Khu Khot extension

Bangkok Mass Transit System Plc (BMTS) has been conducting test runs on the BTS extension of the northern Green...

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Students claim police tried to disrupt democracy rally at Maha Sarakham Uni

Students at Maha Sarakham University, in Thailand’s northeastern province of Maha Sarakham, have complained that they were harassed by...

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Two new COVID-19 cases in state quarantine recorded in Thailand today

Thailand has recorded two new COVID-19 infections and two new recoveries today, according to the CCSA. One case is...

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Horn of dead white rhino at Songkhla Zoo believed sold on black market

Wildlife and Plant Conservation reported the horn of a white rhino was stolen days before the disappearance of two...

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Thammasat massacre exhibition a timely warning from history

Decades of silence surrounding the darkest day in Thailand’s modern history are being broken at a temporary museum on...

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Britain’s coronavirus cases rise sharply to record level

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain reported 12,872 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a record daily figure for the country, with...

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Trump says next days of COVID-19 treatment will be ‘real test’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said in a video from his hospital room on Saturday that he felt...

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Eight new COVID-19 cases in quarantine are recorded today in Thailand

Thailand today has recorded eight new COVID-19 cases, all arrivals from abroad and currently in state quarantine, according to...

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COVID-19 vaccine roll-out expected in less than 3 months in UK

(Reuters) – A mass roll-out of a COVID-19 vaccine in Britain could be finished in as little as three...

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Songkhla Zoo official kills himself after allegedly killing his boss

A senior official of a state-run zoo, in Thailand’s southern province of Songkhla, shot himself to death in an...

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Police increase patrolling in Australia’s COVID-19 hotspot

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Police in Australia’s coronavirus hotspot state of Victoria stepped up patrolling on Saturday as hundreds of...

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India’s coronavirus death toll passes 100,000 with no sign of an end

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday, only the third...

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A cultural melting pot of learning

A learning centre for people of diversity, TK Park Yala is celebrating its 13th anniversary with a larger space...

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Unconventional way of celebrating German unification in Thailand

Watch how the coronavirus pandemic has led to an unconventional way of celebrating 30 years of German unification by...

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Trump moved to military hospital after COVID-19 diagnosis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump moved to a military hospital for treatment on Friday after being diagnosed...

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Three new COVID-19 cases found in Myawaddi

Myanmar health officials said three people in Myawaddi Township, opposite Thailand’s Mae Sot district in Tak province have been infected with...

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Thai restaurant in Japan blamed for cluster of at least 15 COVID-19 infections

A Thai restaurant in Japan’s Chiba prefecture has been blamed for a cluster of as many as 15 COVID-19...

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Many Myanmar migrants in Thailand cannot vote as extra polling boothsruled out

Myanmar citizens in Thailand planning to vote in next month’s Myanmar’s general election will only be able to cast...

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A market made for munching

Mention Charoenkrung and images of one of Bangkok’s oldest neighbourhoods immediately springs to mind. The area is currently being...

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Sompong quits as Pheu Thai Party leader ahead of shakeup of the executive

Mr. Sompong Amornvivat has quit as leader of the opposition Pheu Thai Party, effective today, to pave the way...

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Thai PM urges UN to ensure all countries have access to COVID-19 vaccines

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha has urged the United Nations to play a leading role in ensuring that all countries...

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Australia’s COVID-19 hotspot to ease curbs ahead of schedule as cases slow

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian state of Victoria, a hotspot in the country’s COVID-19 outbreak, said on Saturday social...

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Trump says U.S. election winner might not be known for months

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Americans might not know the winner of the November...

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7 Thai tourists killed and 40 injured in road accident in Nakhon Ratchasima

At least seven Thai tourists were killed and 40 others injured, some seriously, when their chartered double-decker tour bus,travelling...

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South Korea asks North Korea to probe shooting death of South Korean official

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea said on Saturday it will ask North Korea to further investigate the shooting death...

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Protesters plant “spirit of democracy” in royal field

The lost legacy of Khana Ratsadon was symbolically reborn when a new memorial plaque embodying the spirit of the...

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Symbolic democracy plaque at Sanam Luang removed

The brass plaque installed at Sanam Luang on Sunday as a sign of defiance by protesters demanding reforms of...

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Thailand’s race for a COVID-19 vaccine hits roadblocks

Thai research teams are making progress in their tireless search for a COVID-19 vaccine, but there is still no...

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Budget Bureau announces delay in new budget disbursement

All government units have been told, by the Budget Bureau, that disbursement of funds from the 2021 fiscal year...

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South Korea eases social distancing for two weeks ahead of major holiday

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Sunday eased its tough social distancing policy for the next two weeks in...

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Seven new COVID-19 cases recorded in Thailand’s quarantine today

Thailand today recorded seven new COVID-19 cases, all among arrivals from abroad who are in state quarantine. According to...

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Chula reports positive animal trial results for their COVID-19 vaccine candidate

An anti-coronavirus candidate vaccine, jointly developed from tobacco leaves by Chulalongkorn University and Baiya Phytopharm, a startup Thai pharmaceutical...

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First ever dialogue on Thai monarchy arrives in Parliament’s ‘safe zone’

A parliamentary committee has responded to demands for reform from the youth-led anti-establishment movement by organizing a dialogue forum...

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Australia defends intelligence raids as spat with China escalates

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Sunday defended the government’s right to intelligence raids to...

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