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French forensic and judicial police collect evidences after a knife attack at Paris’s Gare de Lyon railway station, a major travel hub on February 3.//AFP

Knife attacker wounds three at major Paris train station

Paris, France – Three people were injured Saturday in a knife attack at Paris’s Gare de Lyon railway station, a major travel hub, police said, adding that a suspect had…

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PM Srettha Thavisin holds a press conference upon arrival at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on January 9.

PM confirms delayed launch of digital wallet scheme

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin confirmed today a delay to the launch of the “digital wallet” scheme, but no cancellation, adding that he wants to receive official recommendations from the national…

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50,000 prepared to work from home if PM2.5 in Bangkok reaches Red level

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has reached an agreement with civic groups for as many as 50,000 of their members to work from home if air pollution in Bangkok reaches…

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Allegations made over cover-up about Long COVID

“There is an organised effort to cover up information and facts about the number of people who have died or are suffering from Long COVID by means of under-reporting their…

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200,000 doses of flu vaccine to be provided to tourism service providers

The Department of Disease Control has procured 200,000 dozes of influenza vaccine, to be provided to people working in tourism and tourism-related activities, such as taxi and bus drivers, hotel…

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Thai driver’s fueling video in Malaysia sparks digital outcry, prompts complaints to Malaysian PM

A video, showing a woman believed to be Thai, filling her car’s tank with benzene 95 at a gas station, has gone viral in Malaysia. The car bore Surat Thani…

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Thailand’s big issue of small schools

A recommendation by the World Bank in 2018, for the merger of small schools in Thailand to reduce education inequality, may have struck the right chord with those in charge…

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South Korean opposition party leader Lee Jae-myung is attended to after being attacked in Busan on January 2, 2024.//AFP

South Korean opposition leader stabbed in neck

Seoul, South Korea – South Korean opposition party leader Lee Jae-myung was stabbed in the neck on Tuesday while talking to reporters in the port city of Busan. Lee was walking…

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PM2.5 levels exceed standards in scores of areas across Bangkok and surroundings

PM2.5 dust levels in 45 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals on Thursday are above the standard threshold of 37.5μg (microns), according to the Pollution Control Department. The PM2.5 level…

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Eight districts in Pattani declared disaster zones as flooding worsens

Eight districts, covering 95 villages and 20 communities in Pattani, have been declared disaster zones by the provincial office of public disaster prevention and mitigation today, as Pattani is receiving…

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Collection of train fares on Pink Line may be postponed

The commercial launch of the Pink Line monorail service, originally scheduled for January 3, may be postponed if the replacement parts for the detached conductor rail are not delivered in…

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Four areas in Bangkok have high levels of PM2.5 dust today

Only four areas of Bangkok are affected by high levels of PM2.5 dust today, as temperatures across the country, including the capital, are forecast to plummet by 2-8 degrees celsius…

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Court postpones ruling on PAD core members regarding airport seizures in 2008

A Criminal Court has postponed its ruling on former key members of the now-defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), who are accused of laying siege to Bangkok’s Don Mueang and…

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PM in Japan to persuade car makers to invest in EV production in Thailand

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has urged Japanese car makers to invest in electric vehicles in Thailand, as the country aims to become the hub of EV production in Southeast Asia….

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Electricity and fuel prices are expected to increase next year

Consumers are advised to brace for increases in the prices of electricity and fuel next year, even though the government will try its best to minimise the rises. After the…

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Pubs and bars in parts of Thailand a step closer to 4am closing

The Cabinet agreed in principle on Tuesday to an amendment to the Interior Ministry’s regulations which would allow pubs and bars in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Chon Buri and Koh…

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Thai PM Srettha Thavisin (L) stands with Malaysian PM Anwar Ibrahim during a meeting on Monday.

Thailand and Malaysia to boost transportation network

Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to improve transportation networks to boost bilateral border trade, according to Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. He made the statement after a meeting with his…

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“Nong Milk” wins second drone racing championship in Malaysia

Sixteen-year-old Wanya Wanphong or Nong Milk, won the overall Drone Racing – first person view (FPV) championship, held at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Malaysia today. It is her second…

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Embracing rural tranquillity: A farmstay in Mae Chaem provides an idyllic escape amidst terraced rice paddies.//Photo by Kowit Farmstay

Mae Chaem: The Tranquil Side of Doi Inthanon

Tucked away on the flank of Doi Inthanon mountain in Northern Thailand, Mae Chaem is a concealed treasure awaiting discovery by discerning travellers seeking respite from the bustling crowds typical…

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Thailand’s national football team gets a new head coach

Thailand’s national football team will officially introduce its new head coach, Masatada Ishii, 66, next week, after parting ways with Alexandre Polking on Wednesday. The Japanese coach is a former…

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Loy Krathong 2023 celebrations around the country

The Loy Krathong festival is just around the corner; this year, Loy Krathong day will fall on November 27. This is the Thai PBS World list of provinces in which…

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Aroon Boonchom

New Chularajmontri of Thailand elected

Aroon Boonchom, president of Islamic Committee of Bangkok, was elected as the new Chularajmontri (Muslim spiritual leader) of Thailand on Wednesday, replacing Aziz Phithakkumpol who died in October. Aroon will…

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Idea of joint patrol with Chinese police a miscommunication : PM

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin says he has never talked about inviting Chinese police to come to Thailand to join their Thai counterparts on patrols in tourist destinations, to boost the…

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Police paratroopers join search for escaped prisoner

Police paratroopers, from the Naresuan camp in Phetchaburi province, have been deployed to support police in the Banthad mountain range in Tamot district of the southern province of Phatthalung, who…

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Art in our dreams

The 10th edition of “Galleries’ Nights” is once again bringing a feast of visual delights to Bangkok over two nights, with a variety of events taking place tonight (Friday, November…

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Students injured when wooden floor of a classroom gives way

Two students suffered bruises yesterday when the wooden floor of an aging school in Phanat Nikhom district, in the eastern province of Chon Buri, partially collapsed, throwing about 30 students…

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This picture taken on November 1, shows rescued cats gathering to eat at an animal shelter in Taicang, Jiangsu province.//AFP

China’s animal lovers fight illegal cat meat trade

Suzhou, China – When Han Jiali’s beloved cat Dabai was taken from her Shanghai home last year, she embarked on a hunt for her pet that took her deep into the bowels…

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Malaysia’s former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman

Ex-Malaysian minister Syed Saddiq sentenced to 7 years

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman was sentenced to seven years in jail and two strokes of the cane after he was found…

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Irene Shavit//AFP

‘He died so I could live’: Israeli couple torn apart in Hamas attack

Bitzaron, Israel –  When young Israeli Irene Shavit spoke to her mother after her first date with Netta Epstein, she said she was “already in love” but feared it could “end badly”. Shavit,…

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File photo : Doi Inthanon National Park is covered with frost in winter.//Photo by National Park Department

Cold season may arrive in mid-November, last just a month

The cold season in Thailand may arrive in the middle of this month, about two weeks later than usual, and it may only last about a month. Somkuan Tonjan, head…

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File photo : PM Srettha Thavisin

I’m not a military puppet in not dissolving ISOC : Srettha

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has dismissed a claim by a media outlet that he is a puppet of the Thai military for his government’s decision not to dissolve the Internal…

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Paetongtarn’s rise gives birth to some strange theories

How many prime ministers does Thailand have? It’s a question dramatized by the much-taunted action of Srettha Thavisin who appeared to be kissing a hand of Paetongtarn Shinawatra immediately after…

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Appeals Court upholds acquittal of 21 former PAD leaders

The Appeals Court upheld the Criminal Court’s acquittal of 21 former key members of the now defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) activist group today. They were accused of laying…

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File photo : Thai PM Srettha Thavisin

Srettha to meet Biden in San Francisco next month

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is scheduled to visit the United States and meet with President Joe Biden next month for bilateral talks. The source said that Srettha will attend the…

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More charter flights to evacuate Thais from Israel

Additional charter flights have been arranged for today and tomorrow to evacuate Thais from Israel. The embassy in Tel Aviv is urging Thais to report to the evacuation centre, at…

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File photo : Areepen Utasint and his negotiation team members in Iran late last month.

Intense efforts continue to secure the release of Thai hostages in Gaza

All those involved in Thailand and in the Middle East are working tirelessly to help free Thais held hostage by Hamas in Gaza and the latest information is quite optimistic,…

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Actor Matthew Perry//AFP

‘Friends’ cast ‘utterly devastated’ by death of Matthew Perry

The cast of “Friends” said in a joint statement Monday that they have been left “utterly devastated” by the sudden death of their co-star Matthew Perry. In their first public reaction since Perry’s…

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Twenty-six online scam suspects arrested

In raids on 21 locations in Bangkok and seven other provinces on Monday, police from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) have arrested 26 suspects, including a number of Chinese nationals,…

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Visa-free visits for tourists from India and Taiwan from November 10

The Cabinet agreed on Tuesday to exempt tourists from India and Taiwan from requiring an entry visa to say in Thailand for up to 30 days, effective from November 10 until…

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Pichai Chunhavajira, an advisor to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin.

Digital wallet scheme may be delayed until next September : PM’s advisor

Disbursement of the Bt10,000 digital money under the “digital wallet” scheme may be delayed until next September, said Pichai Chunhavajira, an advisor to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. He added the…

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Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara

Panpree leaves for Qatar and Egypt seeking help for release of Thai hostages

Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara leaves Thailand today for a three-day visit to Qatar and Egypt, to seek help from the two governments in getting 22 Thais, held captive by Hamas,…

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The freedom to move: how Bangkok is improving its sidewalks

Bangkok is fully committed to transforming into a more pedestrian-friendly and healthier city, with City Hall and experts continuing their ongoing efforts to enhance sidewalks and associated infrastructure. Wissanu Sapsompol,…

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Thai government tweaks strategy for joint extraction of petroleum resources with Cambodia

The government under Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has proposed an adjustment to the negotiation strategy with Cambodia on the overlapping claims areas (OCA) in the Gulf of Thailand, according to…

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‘Dog God’ (‘My Teacher Eats Biscuits 2020’) gets green light after 25-year ban

In an article for The Nation newspaper’s Weekend magazine on her directorial debut, independent filmmaker Ing Kanjanavanit (Ing K) wrote: “A film is not really a film until it’s seen”….

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As smog season returns, can Thailand avert another health crisis?    

Millions of people in Thailand are dreading ‘smog season’, as air pollution levels begin to rise at the end of the rains. Bangkok and other areas of the country have…

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A sequence of images of the moon taken during a total lunar eclipse in 2007.//Conrad Jung/Chabot Space and Science Center)

Partial lunar eclipse to be visible from Thailand on Sunday

People in Thailand will have an opportunity to witness a partial lunar eclipse this Sunday (October 29), which also marks the end of Buddhist Lent, said a director of Astronomical…

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I wish to share personal photos with everybody : Prayut

Former PM Prayut Chan-o-cha posted photos of him and his wife, Naraporn, on his Facebook page on Wednesday. They were taken during their trip to Japan last week. “Sawasdee Krub,…

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Israel-Hamas war will have greater impacts than war in Ukraine – Thai scholar

The effects of an escalating war between Israel and Hamas will be much more serious and extensive than the ongoing war in Ukraine, due to potential involvement of western and…

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The barbecue that fired up awareness of political corruption in Thailand

When Deputy House Speaker Padipat Suntiphada threw a barbecue party for Parliament cleaning staff in August, he obviously never thought he was breaking any laws or regulations. However, the barbecue…

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Government urged to boost domestic tourism as war in middle-east hits arrivals

The government is being advised to roll out stimulus packages to boost domestic tourism, to encourage more Thais to travel within the country, to offset the potential drop off in…

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Thai Pakdee Party leader Warong Dechgitvigrom files a complaint with the Auditor-General’s Office on Thursday.

Opposition to the government’s digital wallet scheme growing

The government’s controversial digital wallet scheme is facing increasing opposition, with opponents seeking intervention from the Central Administrative Court, the Election Commission, the Office of Auditor-General and the Ombudsman to…

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Flooding in Thailand’s Ayutthaya and Ubon Ratchathani provinces

Almost 12,000 households in nine districts of Ayutthaya province, which are not protected by floodwalls, are now inundated due to the rising level of the Chao Phraya River, its tributaries…

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Thai economists worry about effect of Israeli-Hamas conflict on oil price

Thai economists have expressed concern that an escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will impact global oil prices and may push crude oil up to US$95 per barrel, which will further…

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Rapid antigen test not needed after recovering from COVID-19 infection

Dr. Yong Poovorawan, head of the Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology at the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, says that there is no need for a person who has…

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An Israeli mobile artillery unit fired a shell from southern Israel towards the Gaza Strip, in a position a near the Israel Gaza border, Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Erik Marmor)

Blinken vows US support for Israel ahead of possible ground operation as strikes pound Gaza

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed American support to Israel on Thursday as its military pulverized the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with airstrikes and prepared for a possible ground invasion….

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Taiwan’s leader, Tsai Ing-wen, delivered a speech in front of Presidential Hall in Taipei on 10 October, Taiwan’s National Day. Photo by Taiwan’s Central News Agency.

Taiwan leader vows island will be democratic ‘for generations’

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday that democracy had thrived on the island despite increased Chinese pressure, and vowed that its people would remain “free for generations”. China claims…

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An Israeli soldier stands guard next to an artillery cannon at an undisclosed location in northern Israel bordering Lebanon on October 8, 2023. Fighting between Israeli forces and the Palestinian militant group Hamas raged on October 8, with hundreds killed on both sides after a surprise attack on Israel prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to warn they were “embarking on a long and difficult war”. JALAA MAREY / AFP

Hundreds dead in Israel-Gaza war as Hezbollah launches attacks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned of a “long and difficult” war, as fighting with Hamas left hundreds dead on both sides after a surprise attack on Israel…

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FM Parnpree confirms 1 Thai killed in Hamas attacks

Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara confirmed today that one Thai worker was killed and 8 others injured in the violent attacks on Israel by Hamas militant groups on Saturday. He also…

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City farming is our future!

Small spaces for growing vegetables are on the rise around Bangkok as more city dwellers realise that this modest activity helps to add money to their wallets and reduces their…

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Deputy national police commissioner Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn

Secrets and integrity

If he speaks out, deputy police chief Surachate Hakparn has warned, the entire Police Department would crumble. He possibly couldn’t be any more wrong. The whole police force crumbled the…

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Flooding closes Thap Lan tunnel in Prachin Buri

The Tap Lan tunnel, linking Khao Yai and Thap Lan national parks in Prachin Buri province, has been closed temporarily due to heavy flooding, resulting from heavy rainfall since yesterday…

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Eight police among 17 suspects allegedly involved in online gambling business

Eight police officers, including a division commander, are among 17 suspects, allegedly implicated in an illegal online gambling platform, “netflikroyal.com”, are now in police custody, following the “Big Cleaning Day”…

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PM welcomes first group of Chinese tourists arriving under visa free program

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin and representatives of the Thai tourism sector and Ministry of Tourism and Sports went to Suvarnabhumi airport this morning (Monday) to welcome the first group of…

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Full statement delivered by Thai PM at the UN General Assembly

Statement by Srettha Thavisin Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand at the General Debate 
of the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday 22 September 2023, United…

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File photo : Pannika Wanich

 Pannika vows to stay in politics

Pannika Wanich has vowed to stay engaged in political activities, despite being banned from election or appointment to political office for life by the Supreme Court. Writing on her Facebook…

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Photo shows Larry Fink (L), CEO of BlackRock posing photo with Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin at the meeting.

Thai PM discusses investment with CEO BlackRock Inc. in New York

Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin says he is satisfied with his meeting with Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock Inc., which could lead to the firm making tangible and sustainable investments…

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An aerial view of the Si Thep historical site in Phetchabun province. //AFP

Thailand hunts for missing ancient site treasures

Si Thep, Thailand – Under the scorching sun, Thai archaeologist Tanachaya Tiandee clambers through ruined pagodas in the ancient town of Si Thep, trying to unlock their mysteries — a task made harder because…

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Si Thep historical park recognised as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site

Thailand’s Si Thep historical park, in the northern province of Phetchabun, has been recognised as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site at the World Heritage Committee’s 45th extended session in…

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Jury still out on idea of paying salaries to civil servants twice a month

At the first Cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin on September 13, the government launched a slew of economic stimulus measures, including the plan to pay civil…

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Thai men to enjoy maternity benefits on behalf of their wives

Thai men who have made contributions to the Social Security Fund can now claim refunds for medical check-ups, pre-natal care and child delivery expenses from the Office of Social Security…

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PM tells police of stationary car to turn engine off

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has been praised after he told a police who parked his police car with engine on to turn it off during his official visit in Chiang…

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Deputy Interior Minister Chada Thaised

Crackdown on influential figures to begin in my home town of Uthai Thani : Chada

Deputy Interior Minister Chada Thaised has announced that the crackdown of Mafia-style influential figures in Thailand must start in his home province of Uthai Thani. Chada has been assigned by…

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Would-be PM Pita makes it onto the “TIME100 Next” list this year

Pita Limjaroenrat, leader of the Move Forward party, who almost became Thailand’s 30th prime minister, has been included on Time magazine’s “TIME100 Next” list for 2023. Pita is the only…

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Court dismissed petition against House speaker for trying to topple democratic system

The Constitutional Court has dismissed a petition accusing House speaker Wan Muhamad Noor Matha of attempting to topple the democratic system by negating Move Forward party leader Pita Limjaroenrat’s renomination…

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Earthquake in Laos felt in Chiang Rai

A moderate earthquake hit Luang Namtha city in Laos early Tuesday morning and the tremors could be felt in Chiang Rai province of Thailand. The 4.1 magnitude quake hit at…

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File photo : Rube Franke (L) and Jodi Nan Hildebrandt

US women who gave parenting tips on YouTube charged with abuse

A Utah woman who once provided parenting advice to more than two million YouTube followers remained in custody Saturday, charged with child abuse after her “emaciated” son escaped to look…

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The words “Pang Cha” can be used by anybody

The Intellectual Property Department has clarified that anyone can use the wording “Pang Cha”, either in Thai or English, because it is a common name. The “Pang Cha” logo and…

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Prayut ends his time in Government House

Outgoing PM Prayut Chan-o-cha bade farewell to Government House today (Thursday), after working there for nine years. While being his final day working at Government House, Prayut will remain as…

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Phichit is last minute addition to Srettha’s cabinet

Just a few hours after Prime Minister-elect Srettha Thavisin had confirmed that his cabinet list was complete and ready to be submitted to the Cabinet Secretariat for qualification examination, the…

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Three new water management measures adopted to cope with El Niño

Three new water management measures were adopted at a meeting of the National Water Command Centre today (Wednesday), in anticipation of a prolonged drought after the rainy season this year,…

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Move Forward leader Pita’s lucky number is 567343

We have one day left to find lottery numbers similar to those of Move Forward leader Pita Limjaroenrat. Pita showed his lottery tickets to reporters during his recent campaign stop,…

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Little ironweed lozenges – a quick fix for nicotine cravings

Cigarette smoking is super addictive and very bad for the health. Stopping, as any smoker will tell you, is challenging. To boost the success rate of quitting, smokers usually need help,…

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Udon Thani kindergarten praised for inclusive Mother’s Day planning

Hundreds of Thai netizens have heaped praise on the Sithat kindergarten in Udon Thani province for their inclusive approach to children who will not be with their mothers on Saturday,…

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8 new coronavirus variant infections found in Thailand, no cause for alarm

Eight cases of infection by the new coronavirus Omicron EG.5.1 variant, codenamed Aris, have been detected in Thailand. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently classified the variant as being…

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and his wife Bun Rany hold up their fingers which have been marked to show that they have voted at a polling station on July 23.//AFP

Cambodia votes as Hun Sen near-guaranteed election win

Cambodians voted Sunday in an election that longtime leader Hun Sen is all but guaranteed to win as he looks to secure his legacy by handing the reins to his…

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What Pita can learn from economic-crisis management to weather the political storm 

Political and economic systems are vulnerable to corruption and abuse to favor a few influential persons at the expense of the public at large. The challenge is how to correct…

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This photo taken on January 30, 2020 shows officials in protective suits checking on an elderly man wearing a facemask who collapsed on a street near a hospital in Wuhan. Hector RETAMAL / AFP

No evidence Covid created in Chinese lab: US intelligence

The head of US intelligence said Friday that there was no evidence that the Covid-19 virus was created in the Chinese government’s Wuhan research lab. In a declassified report, the…

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Search for missing Titanic sub like ‘going into space’

Rescuers trying to find the orca-sized submersible that vanished on its way to visit the wreck of the Titanic are facing a gargantuan task that will test the limits of…

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Rebel student says she wants Thai society to change now

Rebel student “Yok” insists that her defiance of school regulations is because they are “unusual” and she wants change in Thai society now, adding “if not now, then when?”  The…

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Is Move Forward Party’s policy platform giving the markets the jitters?

Policy proposals to tackle monopoly and market dominance outlined by the new coalition expected to form the next government appears to have been given the cold shoulder by the stock…

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Siriraj Hospital’s ICU and IPD fully occupied with COVID-19 patients

The Siriraj Piyamaharajkarun Hospital in Bangkok announced on its Facebook page yesterday (Friday) that all its hospital beds in its intensive care unit (ICU) and in-patient department (IPD) are fully…

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Employees of “ispace” bow their heads after the company announced they lost signal from the lander in HAKUTO-R lunar exploration program on the Moon at a venue to watch its landing in Tokyo, Japan, April 26, 2023//Reuters

Failed moon landing caused by altitude miscalculation, Japan startup says

Japanese startup ispace inc’s 9348.T failed Hakuto-R moon landing mission last month was caused by an altitude miscalculation that meant the spacecraft ran out of fuel, the company said on…

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The combo photo shows Seri Ruam Thai leader Seripisuth Temeyavej (L) and Prachachat leader Wan Muhammad Nor Matha (R).

Prachachat party leader suggested for House speaker post

Prachachat party leader Wan Muhammad Nor Matha as the House speaker would be the best way to end the ongoing dispute between Move Forward and Pheu Thai over the position,…

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COVID-19 infections and deaths rise steadily since Songkran

COVID-19  infections in Thailand have been rising steadily since Songkran in mid-April, to an average of 336 cases a day, an increase of 39% over last week, according to Dr….

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Helping young people in need, one child at a time

According to the National Statistical Office of Thailand, more than 3.5 million children and young people who have been orphaned or abandoned need proper care. And this number increases every…

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Food, soil and water in Prachin Buri uncontaminated – Health Department

More than 20 samples of fruit, vegetables, water, soil and food, collected from markets within a 5km radius of the foundry in Prachin Buri where caesium-137 radiation has been detected,…

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Charter Court will consider petition against delay in anti-torture law enforcement

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has decided to consider a petition challenging the constitutionality of the government’s Executive Decree postponing the enforcement of key provisions of the Prevention and Suppression of Torture…

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China lifts sweeping visa curbs on foreigners

China will once again start issuing a range of visas to foreigners as of Wednesday, the country’s foreign ministry said, in a major easing of travel restrictions in place since…

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Japanese people rally to protest against plan for radioactive water discharge

The Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power are facing angry backlash among the public for their radioactive wastewater discharge plan, as people in Tokyo rallied on Saturday for a large-scale protest. On March 11, 2011, an earthquake off Japan’s…

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Excessive PM2.5 dust affects 52 areas in Bangkok and suburbs

The amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere in 52 areas in Bangkok and its suburbs today (Friday) exceeds safety standards and may have adverse health effects, with the likelihood…

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