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Anchilee Scott-Kemmis, Miss Universe Thailand 2021
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Thai-Australian model Anchilee Scott-Kemmis crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2021

Having won this year’s national crown last night (Sunday), Thai-Australian model Anchilee Scott-Kemmis will compete in the global Miss...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Thai Rural Doctor Society explains why only 14% of the Lepu ATKs delivered to southern provinces were distributed

Most people in the country’s four southern border provinces, including local hospitals, have rejected the Chinese-made Lepu rapid antigen...

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Economy General News

More private schools in Thailand to close due to pandemic related cashflow problems

About 70 private schools in Thailand have closed down during the past nine months, due to the impacts of...

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General News

Thailand’s National Office of Buddhism to probe conduct of monks prostrating before disrobed former Phra Yantra

Thailand’s National Office of Buddhism has promised to look into a controversial incident in which several monks were seen...

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General News

Teachers from 11 countries to be honoured at Teachers and Equitable Education Conference in Bangkok

Teachers from 11 countries, ASEAN and East Timor will be honoured for their dedication in driving change and education...

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News Politics

Thai Foreign Policy Webinar Series

Thailand still has opportunities to rejuvenate its foreign policy and diplomacy, which have fallen to their “lowest point” in...

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Business News

Has the level of happiness in Thailand deteriorated?

The level of happiness in Thailand has reduced over the past few years, according to a number of indices...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Thailand to open to 46 COVID-19 low risk countries on November 1st

Thailand has decided to reopen its borders to citizens from 46 COVID-19 low risk countries on November 1st, instead...

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News World

Woman fatally shot by prop firearm on a New Mexico movie set

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A woman has been killed and a man injured Thursday after they were shot...

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China not forcing countries to take sides – Chinese envoy

China has no desire to engage in a Cold War with the US and has no intention of forcing...

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Former envoy says Thailand pavilion is a hit at Dubai World Expo 2020

The Thailand pavilion at the World Expo 2020 being held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates from October 1st...

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Flood woes caused by dam overflow in Suphan Buri province
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Flood woes caused by dam overflow in Suphan Buri province

Many households and low-lying areas located along the Tha Chin River, in Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri, are...

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News Politics

Judgement day for Paiboon Nititawan, protector of junta-sponsored Constitution

A Constitutional Court ruling due to be issued on Wednesday (Oct 20) holds the key to the political future of the...

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ASEAN News

Myanmar opposition welcomes ASEAN’s junta snub, wants summit invite

Oct 18 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s shadow government, formed by opponents of ruling military, welcomed on Monday the exclusion of...

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Central bank, TBA suspend credit, debit cards following suspicious deductions
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Central bank, TBA suspend credit, debit cards following suspicious deductions

The Bank of Thailand and the Thai Bankers’ Association (TBA) have suspended the credit and debit cards of many...

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News World

Oil prices climb to highest in years as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand

SINGAPORE, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Oil prices hit their highest in years on Monday as demand continues its recovery...

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ASEAN Highlight News

ASEAN won’t invite Myanmar junta leader to summit

In the strongest sign of its frustration with the continuing crisis in Myanmar, ASEAN foreign ministers have decided not...

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Nakhon Si Thammarat quiet after being declared a COVID-19 “dark red” province

The Muang district of Thailand’s southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat has fallen quiet, with about half of the...

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Sinopharm and Moderna vaccines available for advance bookings at Chulabhorn Royal Academy

Thailand’s Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA) is offering advance bookings for Sinopharm and Moderna vaccines to organisations, corporate entities and...

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Teachers brave tough terrain to deliver milk to children in Kanchanaburi

A group of about 20 dedicated teachers and volunteers braved four hours of rain, mud and flooded dirt roads...

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News World

Seven Hong Kong activists jailed over unauthorised protest in 2020

HONG KONG, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Seven Hong Kong democracy campaigners, including former lawmakers, were sentenced on Saturday to...

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ASEAN News

ASEAN chair Brunei confirms junta leader not invited to summit

Brunei said on Saturday a non-political representative from Myanmar will be invited to an upcoming summit of leaders from...

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Empowering Thai Women Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

Be loud and proud and celebrate who you are – Anchilee Scott-Kemmis

“Real-size beauty is about you celebrating your individuality, the aspects of your diversity and the unique qualities you have...

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News World

Sydney to open for international travellers without quarantine

SYDNEY, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Sydney will open up to fully vaccinated international travellers from Nov. 1 without the...

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Opinion

Op-Ed: Japan, a gatekeeper of China-US ties

With new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in power, Japan has become a heavy-weight player in shaping China-US relations....

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Around Thailand General Highlight News Tourism

Thailand’s Similan Islands reopen with limited tourist numbers allowed

Mu Koh Similan National Park, in the southern province of Phang-nga, has reopened to tourists under its “new normal”...

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Thailand’s 20 major dams, reservoirs are in danger of overflowing

Irrigation officials have been advised by Thailand’s Office of the National Water Command Centre (NWCC) to manage the discharge...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

WHO approves Siam Bioscience’s AstraZeneca vaccine for emergency use

The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved Siam Bioscience Company Limited, a Thai company, as a qualified production site...

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Thai people remember late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the 5th anniversary of his passing

Thai people nationwide are paying their respects to late King Bhumibol Adulyadej today (Wednesday), on the fifth anniversary of...

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Two wet markets in Chiang Mai stay closed for another 11 days after more COVID-19 infections found

The Chiang Mai COVID-19 Situation Command Centre has ordered the Muang Mai and Sor Thor Gao wet markets to...

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News World

Apple likely to cut iPhone 13 production due to chip crunch – Bloomberg News

Oct 12 (Reuters) – Apple Inc is likely to slash production of its iPhone 13 by as many as 10...

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News World

Macron unveils 30-bln euro plan for innovation and industrial revival

PARIS, Oct 12 (Reuters) – France wants to be a leader in green hydrogen by 2030 and build low-carbon...

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Around Thailand Highlight News Thailand Floods

Heavy rain forecast for most parts of Thailand, 14 provinces warned of flash floods

People living in Thailand’s central, lower north-eastern, eastern and southern regions have been warned to brace for heavy rain...

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Highlight News Politics

Thai PM concerned over shooting of police officer during last night’s protest

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed concern for a police officer who sustained serious injury when he was shot...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News Thailand Floods

Bangkok’s riverside communities warned of rising waters in Chao Phraya River

Residents of 11 riverside communities in Bangkok, located outside the protective flood walls, have been advised to track the...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Senior health official visits Deep South to help curb rising COVID infections

Public Health Permanent Secretary Dr. Kiattibhoom Vongrachit has been ordered by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to immediately visit Thailand’s...

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News World

WHO backs malaria vaccine rollout for Africa’s children in major breakthrough

NAIROBI, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday the only approved vaccine against malaria...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News Thailand Floods

Residents in 6 northeastern Thai provinces warned to prepare forevacuation as Chi river rises

Thailand’s National Water Directorate has issued an advisory,for riverside residents living in 28 districts in six north-eastern provinces, to...

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Registrations for AstraZeneca booster shots for those with 2 Sinovac jabs open Thursday

The COVID-19 vaccination site at Bang Sue Grand station in Bangkok has announced that they will start providing AstraZeneca...

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Voluntary inoculation of school students with Pfizer vaccine begins in Thailand

Thailand’s mass voluntary Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination campaign, for students aged 12 to 18, began today (Monday October 4th). 3.6 million...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News Thailand Floods

144 teams of medics sent to help flood victims in 17 flooded provinces

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has sent 144 teams of medics to help flood victims in 17 provinces and...

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Body of missing boat skipper found 70km from his capsized tug in Ayutthaya

The decomposing body of a man, believed by the driver of the tug boat which capsized in front of...

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Empowering Thai Women Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

Be unapologetic, but still kind – Thanphuying Sirikitiya Jensen

“A lot of people say that history has gone and it has nothing to do with me. It’s in...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News Thailand Floods

People living adjacent to Chao Phraya River in Chainat province warned of possible flooding

Thailand’s Royal Irrigation Department (RID) sent an urgent letter to Chainat’s provincial governor today (Saturday), asking him to warn...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News Tourism

Foreign tourists can now apply to stay for up to nine months in Thailand

Foreign tourists can now stay in Thailand for up to nine months without the need of travel abroad to...

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News World

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts

AFP – Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, one of the world’s most active, has erupted but its lava so far is...

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Two men facing attempted murder charge apprehended with bomb-making materials

Police arrested two young protesters facing the charge of attempted murder of a police officer in a clash with...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News

Thai fermented fish thrown at PM’s vehicle by opponents

Yesterday (Thursday), the prime minister and his security team were confronted by disapproving local residents during his visit to...

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News World

EU postpones trade talks with Australia amid submarine deal fallout

CANBERRA, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Australia’s Minister for Trade Dan Tehan said on Friday talks with the European Union...

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Around Thailand General Highlight News

Boat which sank on Chao Phraya River yesterday has been located

Rescue officials have found the submerged wreckage of the boat which capsized yesterday on the Chao Phraya-Pasak River, in...

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News World

U.S. envoy says no hostile intent toward North Korea, calls for talks

SEOUL, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The United States has no hostile intent toward Pyongyang and is open to meeting...

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News World

China factory activity shrinks for first time since February 2020

(AFP) – Chinese factory activity contracted in September for the first time since the height of its initial coronavirus...

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General Highlight News

Thai cabinet approves new excise tax structure for cigarettes

The cabinet has approved a new excise tax structure for cigarettes, which may increase the price of a pack...

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General News

85% of teachers must be vaccinated before schools reopen

The Ministry of Education has announced guidelines for the reopening of schools, wherein 85% of teachers must be fully...

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General News Technology

Introducing Thailand’s “Virtual Influencer”

Meet “Ailynn”, a 21-year-old virtual influencer, introduced by the Thai digital agency “SIA Bangkok”, hoping to penetrate Thailand’s digital...

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More details of Thailand’s reopening revealed

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration has released more details on Thailand’s gradual reopening to tourists, with its COVID-19...

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News World

COVID-19 pandemic cut life expectancy by most since World War Two

LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – The COVID-19 pandemic reduced life expectancy in 2020 by the largest amount since World...

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News World

German Social Democrats beat conservatives in vote to decide Merkel successor

BERLIN, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Germany’s Social Democrats narrowly won Sunday’s national election, projected results showed, and claimed a...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News World

Khunying Sudarat, US Senator Duckworth meet in Washington DC

Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, former strategy chief of Pheu Thai Party and now leader of the Thai Sang Thai Party,...

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News World

Under pressure, U.S. donates half billion more COVID-19 vaccine doses to world

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday promised to buy 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses...

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News World

U.S. FDA clears Pfizer COVID-19 booster for older and at-risk Americans

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized a booster dose of the...

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General Highlight News

Five traffic police kiosks in Bangkok torched during curfew Thursday morning

A Metropolitan Police investigation got underway today (Thursday) following the torching of at least five police kiosks in Bangkok...

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News World

Melbourne braces for anti-lockdown protests as daily cases hit pandemic high

SYDNEY, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Police in Melbourne prepared for a fourth day of anti-lockdown protests on Thursday and...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

No decision on State of Emergency yet, CCSA may remain – Deputy Government Spokesperson

There has yet to be a decision on whether to extend Thailand’s nationwide State of Emergency, set to expire...

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News World

Australian documents showed French submarine project was at risk for years

SYDNEY, Sept 21 (Reuters) – France shouldn’t have been surprised that Australia cancelled a submarine contract, as major concerns...

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News World

‘The Crown,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘Queen’s Gambit’ top Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix’s “The Crown” and “The Queen’s Gambit” combined with Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso” to win...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

14,109 new COVID-19 infections and 122 more deaths in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand recorded 14,109 new COVID-19 cases and 122 more deaths today (Saturday), as 13,280 patients recover, according to the...

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Empowering Thai Women Video

Don’t wait to be perfect to enjoy life – Pavida “Silvy” Moriggi

“The best part for me is the way I overcome my own insecurities, because after I released XL, I...

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Around Thailand General News

Jobless Thai chef arrested for trying to sell rare butterflies

An unemployed chef has been arrested after he tried to sell eight preserved butterflies of six rare species to...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

Woman who claimed to have had third vaccine jab faces charges of giving false statements

Woman who claimed to have had third vaccine jab faces charges of giving false statements   A young woman,...

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News World

France recalls ambassadors to Australia, US in escalating row

PARIS – France on Friday recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia for consultations in a ferocious...

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Ex-PM Thaksin and 4 others face NACC probe for THAI’s purchase of 10 Airbus aircraft

Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has set up a panel to investigate fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and...

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Business News World

China applies to join Pacific trade pact to boost economic clout

BEIJING, Sept 16 (Reuters) – China has filed an application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific...

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Sydney pilots home quarantine as Australia looks to reopen border

SYDNEY, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Australian officials will trial a home quarantine system for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

AZ boosters for those who got 2 Sinovac jabs from March to May to begin on Sep 24

People who received two doses of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine between March and May this year will be the...

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Around Thailand Business News Tourism

Five Thai provinces are set to reopen to foreign tourists on October 1

Bangkok, Chon Buri, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chiang Mai are set to reopen to foreign arrivals on October...

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Around Thailand Business News Tourism

Thais flock to Hua Hin as lockdown eased, reopening to foreign tourists cautioned

More Thai people have been travelling to the coastal town of Hua Hin, in Prachuap Khiri Khan province, since...

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News World

North Korea puts hazmat suits on parade for national day, but no missiles

SEOUL, Sept 9 (Reuters) – North Korea celebrated the 73rd anniversary of its foundation with a night time military...

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Empowering Thai Women Video

Let’s make it happen for the next generation – Kotchakorn Voraarkom

“My passion would always be around environmental degradation of the city where I grew up, which is obviously Bangkok....

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Business Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

1.6 billion baht generated in 2 months of ‘Phuket Sandbox’ as COVID spreads

1.6 billion baht has been generated from the “Phuket sandbox” scheme, which began on July 1st, amidst aworsening COVID-19...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Thailand to procure 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines next year

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has announced plans to procure 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines next year, to...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update News

181 people over 60 among COVID-19 deaths in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand recorded 15,942 new COVID-19 cases and 257 more deaths today (Saturday), including 181 who were over 60 years...

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News Politics

Dissident Pheu Thai MP abstains from censure vote against five ministers

Renegade Pheu Thai MP Sarunvuth Sarunkate, of Thailand’s northern province of Uttaradit, admitted today (Saturday) that he defied the...

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Thailand Protests, Lumpini Park, Bangkok
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Police block protesters from rallying in front of Bangkok’s Lumpini Park

Police used shipping containers and razor wire, supported by two water cannons, to block Wireless Road at the Ploenchit...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update General News

China’s Embassy in Bangkok defends Sinovac vaccine

The Chinese Embassy in Bangkok has issued a statement, accusing some individuals and organizations in Thailand of attempting to...

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News Politics

Thai PM Prayut wins confidence vote despite political dissension

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five of his Cabinet members today comfortably won a vote of confidence from the...

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News Politics

PM vows to spend rest of year rebuilding the Thai economy and the country

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha has refuted the Opposition’s claim that his government should be held accountable for all...

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News Politics

House Speaker orders probe into bribery allegation ahead of no confidence vote

Thailand’s House Speaker Chuan Leekpai has ordered a formal investigation into the allegation, made by Pheu Thai MP Visarn...

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Business News

Thailand to start collecting tax from foreign tech firms

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will start collecting value added tax (VAT) from foreign technology companies and expects to raise...

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Empowering Thai Women Thai PBS World Exclusive Video

When you are truly yourself, you will feel so much better – Shannon Kalayanamitr

“I think one of the biggest things I’ve learnt is being able to accept who I am, understanding myself,...

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News World

U.S. strikes at Islamic State militants in Kabul as withdrawal nears end

(Reuters) – A U.S. drone strike killed a suicide car bomber who Pentagon officials said was preparing to strike...

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Empowering Thai Women Video

Nothing is too hard to achieve – Sudaporn Seesondee

“I’m happy that I got the bronze medal, and I’m still very excited about it because it feels like...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

20,571 new COVID-19 cases, 23,159 recoveries in Thailand on Saturday

Thailand reported 20,571 new COVID-19 cases and 261 more deaths today (Saturday), while 23,159 more patients have recovered, according...

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ASEAN News

Malaysian PM sworn in as scandal-hit party reclaims leadership

A new Malaysian leader was sworn in Saturday following the previous government’s collapse, reclaiming the premiership for his scandal-mired party...

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Coronavirus Outbreak Update Highlight News

Confiscated methamphetamine machine used for Fah Talai Jone pill production

The Thai Justice ministry has modified a tablet press, confiscated from an illicit drug manufacturing network, to produce Fah...

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Highlight News Politics

House passes Thailand’s 37.6 billion baht public health budget in its second reading

Thailand’s House of Representatives passed the Public Health Ministry’s (MoPH) 37.6 billion baht budget for the 2022 fiscal year,...

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Suchart Sawatsri
Highlight News Politics

Outcry over reported removal of Suchat Sawatsri as a Thai national artist

The Thai Writers Association, several prominent writers, politicians and academics have voiced opposition to the reported decision by the...

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Empowering Thai Women Video

Don’t just dream, do it – Panipak “Tennis” Wongpattanakit

“In my childhood dreams, I never thought of being part of the Thai national team or winning a gold...

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Thailand protests
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Thai police consider filing charges against parents of young protesters

Police are considering taking legal action against the parents of young protesters who vandalised public property during recent protests...

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Reusable PPE suits, Thailand
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Reusable PPE suits to reduce plastic waste in Thailand

One of the essentials during the COVID-19 pandemic is the PPE suit. Since most PPE suits are disposable, they...

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