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A joyful and peaceful Eid al-Fitr during the COVID-19 – Thai PBS World Tonight [14th May 2021]

Eid al-Fitr, known as ‘the festival of breaking the fast’, marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting, and is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. It is…

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Can oxygen saturation show if you are infected with COVID-19? – Thai PBS World Tonight [13th May 2021]

COVID-19 has affected millions of people over the past year and a half. One thing that is quite clear is that the virus attacks the lungs of the infected, causing…

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Lives of children in dense communities during COVID-19 – Thai PBS World Tonight [13th May 2021]

These are some of the children from the Yommarat Railway community, one of many poor communities hidden in Bangkok. Their living conditions are forcing them to work illegally. Selling flower garlands…

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Zero to Food Hero with Yindii – Thai PBS World Tonight [12th May 2021]

Every night, millions of tons of food are thrown in the trash, gone to waste, creating a carbon footprint, cutting short our lives on this planet. The UNEP Food Waste…

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The hard work of hidden heroes in the COVID-19 crisis – Thai PBS World Tonight [11th May 2021]

Entering Phra Nang Klao Hospital, everyone has to pass this security checkpoint. It is the front line for the screening of hospital staff, medical personnel, patients and families. Every day,…

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Public Health Minister’s response on COVID-19 vaccines – Thai PBS World Tonight [7th May 2021]

Amid both concerns and criticism of the handling of the inoculation, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul told ThaiPBS World that the government is committed to inoculating everyone in the country…

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Public Opinion on COVID-19 Inoculation in Thailand – Thai PBS World Tonight [7th May 2021]

Two and a half months after the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines landed in Thailand, over 1.5 million people across the country have already been vaccinated. That covered about 1% of…

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The local gig work as a neighborhood personal shopper – Thai PBS World Tonight [6th May 2021]

This is Sarayuth Buabandit. He has a fulltime job as a salesperson. Recently, however, he took on a second job, as a personal grocery shopper for people in his neighbourhood,…

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Living on the streets amid the COVID-19 outbreak – Thai PBS World Tonight [5th May 2021]

After sunset, both sides of Phra Arthit Road become makeshift dormitories for the homeless. Small spaces in front of all the buildings are used as places to bed down, accompanied…

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Press Freedom: No laws can win over the truth – Thai PBS World Tonight [3rd May 2021]

A report by the Asia Democracy Network, said the state of emergency, which the government uses to crackdown on journalists or citizens, to decrease freedom of expression, such as through…

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Worker Vulnerability and How to Provide Security – Thai PBS World Tonight [30th April 2021]

The story of the lives of garment factory workers, told by Vipa Matchachat, a 46 year-old seamstress, who has worked in the industry for over 31 years and counting. Vipa…

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Walk-A-Tif – The Grand Villa Deves Palace

Deves palace had been the royal residence of Prince Chanthaburi Naruenart since it was gifted by King Chulalongkorn in 1896. After the Siamese revolution in 1932, the heir of Prince…

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“Surfing” moves from the sea to the streets – Thai PBS World Tonight [28th April 2021]

When we were kids, some of us might have had swimming or piano lessons after school but, in 2020, another pastime grew extremely popular with youngsters.  They call it ‘Surf…

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How do people with hearing disabilities receive COVID-19 information? – Thai PBS World Tonight [27th April 2021]

Despite their daughters are able to speak and hear, Phetcharat and her husband were born deaf, so sign language became the main communication tool for the Borisutbuathip family. This is not…

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Nothing to fear, nothing to lose – Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul

“Bringing good things to life means that whatever we are doing, be it business, industry, banking, tourism or sport, you help people to have a better life, especially people in…

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Boy-next-door-politician – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd April 2021]

Say ‘politician’ and what comes to mind are probably images of policymakers in suits and ties debating in a grand debating chamber, or speaking at a podium in front of…

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Senior doctor explains why calls to 1668 hotlines are often remain unanswered – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd April 2021]

The Thai Medical Services Department has appealed for public understanding over complaints, including the one from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, claiming that calls to the 1668 hotlines are left unanswered…

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CCSA concerned over ICU bed capacity – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd April 2021]

The CCSA spokesperson, Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin admitted that the daily surge will impact public health services, noting that the current number of current ICU beds, in all general hospitals, is…

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Thailand close to completing massive floating solar farm – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd April 2021]

This is the hydro-floating solar hybrid project at Sirindhorn Dam, in the northeast province of Ubon Ratchathani.  Some 144,417 units of solar panels are being installed on a reservoir, where…

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Free stir-fried basil for musicians – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd April 2021]

Watcharapong Sawatwongchai, a young Thai musician, and a member of the Khon Kaen based band, ON THE PLATEAU, moved to Bangkok to follow his dreams as a musician last year….

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New wave of COVID-19 set to cost 130 billion baht in tourism revenue in 1st half of the year – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd April 2021]

The third wave of COVID-19 infections has dealt a further blow to Thailand’s tourism industry, with revenues projected to shrink by 130 billion baht for the first half of this…

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A look into the COVID-19 hotline job – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st April 2021]

“Low fever? Loss of taste and low fever? Is your sense of smell working okay?” This is one of over 300 calls which volunteers are handling, calling back to check…

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When to get a COVID test and what to do if you test positive? – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st April 2021]

With the number of COVID-19 cases in Thailand rising on a daily basis, many people are worrying about whether they have contracted the virus. While health authorities are encouraging people…

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Thailand to buy another 35m doses of COVID-19 vaccine from other companies – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st April 2021]

According to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s Facebook page, Thailand will procure an additional 35 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from other 2 or 3 companies, on top of the 65…

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Muay Thai Child boxer punching out of poverty – Thai PBS World Tonight [20th April 2021]

There are an estimated 300,000 boxers under the age of 15, according to Thailand’s Professional Boxing Association but some medical experts are calling for a ban on minors boxing, saying…

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Phuket tightens control on all local and foreign arrivals until end of April – Thai PBS World Tonight [20th April 2021]

Phuket has imposed strict new controls on all people entering the resort island, effective from tomorrow until the end of April. The new measure, which was approved by the provincial…

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Home isolation program planned in case hospitals are overwhelmed – Thai PBS World Tonight [20th April 2021]

Thailand’s Medical Service Department has worked out a set of criteria for a home isolation program, where asymptomatic patients will be allowed to isolate at home, in case there is…

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Rapid test kits to assess COVID-19 immunity not advised – Thai PBS World Tonight [19th April 2021]

Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration has advised against the use of commercial rapid antibody test kits to assess immunity after vaccination, due to their unreliability and possible false results. FDA…

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Dissecting the PM’s COVID-19 speech – Thai PBS World Tonight [19th April 2021]

We analysed Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha’s COVID-19 speech during last Friday’s briefing. Find out more with our special interview with Asst.Prof. Dr.Tavida Kamolvej, Dean, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University Related stories: Thai…

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Everyone should follow their passion and what they love – Oranuch “Mimee” Lerdsuwankij

“You should dare to challenge yourself, and also take as many opportunities as you can, to learn new things.” The advice to the younger generation from Oranuch Lerdsuwankij, CEO and…

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Walk-A-Tif: Lonely Ramadan in Thailand [16th April 2021]

From cancelled Iftar feasts to suspended mosque prayers and COVID-19 cases spreading in 50 provinces or more, almost all Muslims across Thailand are bracing for a bleak fasting month of…

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COVID zoning system readjusted – Thai PBS World Tonight [16th April 2021]

Thailand’s National Communicable Disease Committee has revised the COVID-19 zoning system, in line with the worsening situation, by dividing the country into just Red and Orange zones, instead of Red,…

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No curfew nor lockdown – Thai PBS World Tonight [16th April 2021]

No curfew nor lockdown will be imposed, as Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha made a televised announcement at 4pm today to announce more restrictions in light of the recent COVID-19…

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Talat Noi: Bangkok’s hidden Chinatown

Whenever people talk about Chinatown in Bangkok, usually they will be referring to the Yaowarat neighborhood. Today, however, WalkATif is going to take you to Bangkok’s other Chinatown, which is…

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Hiring market optimistic after COVID-19 economic freeze in 2020 – Thai PBS World Tonight [9th April 2021]

2020 has been an unprecedented year for every industry around the world, with over-stressed health systems and heightened economic stress, which makes the hiring market challenging, including in Thailand. The…

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Thailand enters the third COVID-19 wave? – Thai PBS World Tonight [9th April 2021]

The number of infections are increasing, most of them were linked to the pub cluster in Thonglor and other surrounding areas. As the cluster already spread to many provinces, the…

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Twitter spotlights Asia democracy movements with #MilkTeaAlliance emoji – Thai PBS World Tonight [8th April 2021]

Twitter has launched an emoji to highlight the “#MilkTeaAlliance” online protest movement that has forged links between pro-democracy activists across Asia. The alliance — named for the shared love of…

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Experts concerned more children are contracting COVID-19 in the latest wave – Thai PBS World Tonight [8th April 2021]

An expert in infectious diseases in children has expressed her concern that more children are catching COVID-19 from family members, while the COVID-19 vaccines for children are still under development….

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Bangkok cancels all Songkran festivities – Thai PBS World Tonight [8th April 2021]

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has decided to cancel all Songkran activities scheduled in all districts of Bangkok to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The deputy governor Kriangyos Sudlabha…

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Home Away: Adrian Van de Velde, Australian Advertising Film Director [Part 2]

In this final part, we will find out what Adrian Van de Velde thinks about the humility of Thai traditions, what it’s like to be a part of a crazy,…

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Prolonged state of emergency troubles rights and freedom – Thai PBS World Tonight [7th April 2021]

The prolonged imposition of state of emergency is questioned by human rights panelists after over a year under the Emergency Decree declared on March 26, 2020. Such enforcement of law…

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Pub cluster spreads to 15 provinces – Thai PBS World Tonight [7th April 2021]

So far, a COVID-19 cluster related to entertainment venues in Bangkok and its suburbs, has spread through 15 provinces and infects 291 people in just two weeks. Also, Dr. Yong…

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Meet Yumi, the virus killing robotic maid – Thai PBS World Tonight [6th April 2021]

This is Yumi. Yumi is a robot … but no ordinary robot. Yumi is a prototype intelligent robotic arm for killing viruses using UVC rays, which have the ability to…

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Entertainment venue cluster spreads to nine provinces – Thai PBS World Tonight [6th April 2021]

The CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan said that a CCSA subcommittee has proposed a three-step measure to control the spread of COVID-19 related to entertainment venues. Firstly, if an…

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Don’t give up before you try – Pasaree “Captain Tuang” Kangwanpong

“I never dreamt of becoming a pilot.” This is Pasaree Kangwanpong’s admission to us, while reflecting back on her journey to becoming a female pilot for Thailand’s long-established domestic airline, Bangkok…

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Walk-A-Tif: Captain Bush Lane

This neighborhood, in Charoenkrung Soi 30, is now called Captain Bush Lane. It was home to many members of Bangkok’s early European expatriate community, during the 19th and 20th centuries,…

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120 km/hr speed limit now effective with second phase starting August 2nd – Thai PBS World Tonight [2nd April 2021]

April 1st marks as the first day that the 120 km/hr speed limit is effective on the Bang Pa-in Highway to the Ang Thong Interchange, covering 50 kilometers and is…

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Court spares former Thai PM Yingluck from having to pay compensation for the rice deal scandal – Thai PBS World Tonight [2nd April 2021]

The Central Administrative Court ruled today that an order, issued by the Finance Ministry in 2016, demanding that former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pay 35-billion-baht compensation to the state for…

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Coffins to skateboards – Thai PBS World Tonight [1st April 2021]

From a final and eternal resting place, to a speedy way of getting around! A Thai coffin-maker is now turning wooden Buddhist caskets into skateboards. Over the years, hordes of…

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Thailand’s “James Bond Island” in Phang Nga Bay to be assessed for stability – Thai PBS World Tonight [1st April 2021]

Deputy Director-General of Thailand’s Department of Mineral Resources, Montri Lueng-ingkasoot, said today that they will assess the stability of the limestone karst towers, which make up the chain of islands,…

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UN-OHCHR calling on Southeast Asian governments to provide refuge for asylum seekers from Myanmar – Thai PBS World Tonight [1st April 2021]

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has called on governments of Southeast Asian countries to provide protection to people fleeing violence and persecution in…

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Home Away: Adrian Van de Velde, Australian Advertising Film Director [Part 1]

An Australian advertising film-director talks about his extensive experience with the Thai film industry and how the country has retained the position as a regional film production hub.

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Thailand’s labour market shows signs of recovery – Thai PBS World Tonight [31st March 2021]

Thailand’s labour demand in February this year showed signs of recovery, after a 24.65% increase from the lowest-point average during the first COVID-19 outbreak in April 2020 and the second…

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Thailand to reopen in four phases beginning April 1st – Thai PBS World Tonight [31st March 2021]

The Thai government is considering easing quarantine requirements and restrictions on travel to Thailand, which will be split into four phases. The spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s office, Anucha Burapachaisri,…

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What do Thais think about Tom Yum Gung’s nomination on UNESCO’s list – Thai PBS World Tonight [30th March 2021]

Thai cabinet has approved the proposal from The Cultural ministry to nominate Tom Yum Gung, the Thai hot spicy and sour soup with shrimp, to be listed on UNESCO’s intangible…

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Thai government denies pushing back Myanmar civilians at the border – Thai PBS World Tonight [30th March 2021]

The Foreign Affairs ministry has denied reports that the Thai government has pushed back Myanmar civilians that fled conflict across the border into the country. The statement published by the…

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Thanathorn denies defaming Thai monarchy during livestream on vaccine acquisition – Thai PBS World Tonight [30th March 2021]

Leader of Thailand’s Progressive Movement, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, went to Nang Loeng police station this morning, to acknowledge lèse majesté charges over his Facebook live commentary, during which he questioned the…

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“Miss Grand Myanmar 2020” to remain in Thailand for her safety – Thai PBS World Tonight [29th March 2021]

Miss Grand Myanmar 2020, Thaw Nandar Aung, aka Han Lay, has indicated that she may have to spend more time in Thailand, before returning to her home country, as the…

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Anti-government protests gather at Pathumwan intersection – Thai PBS World Tonight [29th March 2021]

Anti-government protesters gathered at the MBK skywalk at Pathumwan intersection since 5pm on Monday, to demand the release of their leaders, including a number of protesters who were arrested during…

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You write your own destiny – Dr. Karndee Leopairote

“I have to tell you that I am an achiever.” This is how female CEO, Dr. Karndee Leopairote, who has been considered the ideal “working woman” for many Thais, defines…

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Recycling plant in Prachin Buri razed, damage estimated at millions of baht – Thai PBS World Tonight [26th March 2021]

A recycling plant, owned by Vasansipaphon Trading in Prachin Buri province, caught on fire yesterday afternoon. No fatalities were reported, but the damage is estimated in the tens of millions…

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Thailand investigates a post-COVID-19 inoculation death – Thai PBS World Tonight [26th March 2021]

Thailand reported the first COVID-19 vaccine recipient death, prompting Thai public health officials to investigate the cause of the fatality.  Vice Minister of Public Health, Dr. Sophon Mekthon, said that…

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Walk-A-Tif: The Story of Henri Dunant Road

Henri Dunant Road was originally called “Sanam Ma” Road. It was renamed in 1965, after the International Federation of the Red Cross proposed the change, to celebrate the centenary of…

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Supreme Court orders Pareena to stop performing duty as a legislator – Thai PBS World Tonight [25th March 2021]

The Criminal Division for Political Office Holders of the Supreme Court has ordered Palang Pracharat MP for Ratchaburi province, Pareena Kraikupt, to stop performing her duties as a legislator from…

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Hotel in Sukhothai revamped into dinosaur-themed barbecue restaurant – Thai PBS World Tonight [25th March 2021]

Imagine having dinner with the prehistoric animal at sunset, this hotel in Sukhothai province makes it somewhat a reality. The Sabai Sabai hotel, located near Sukhothai airport, has revamped itself…

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WHO revealed that pregnant women can be inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines – Thai PBS World Tonight [25th March 2021]

Experts of the World Health Organisation revealed that pregnant women can be inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines approved by the WHO, as the vaccine testing has not shown evidence that such…

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Thailand to nominate tom yum kung for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list – Thai PBS World Tonight [24th March 2021]

The Thai cabinet endorsed the Culture Ministry’s proposal to nominate Thailand’s most popular dish, Tom Yum Gung, for inclusion on UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list. Government deputy spokesperson, Ms. Traisulee…

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Third phase of consumer co-payment scheme expected in May – Thai PBS World Tonight [24th March 2021]

Thailand’s Finance Ministry is working on the third phase of the 50:50 co-payment scheme, which is expected to be launched in May, to boost domestic consumption. Ms. Kulaya Tantitemit, director…

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PM vows to combat corruption on OECD forum – Thai PBS World Tonight [24th March 2021]

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha made a speech for the opening ceremony of the 2021 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum, held in Paris, where he addressed their success on…

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Former educator heads back into classroom to help daughter who has cancer – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd March 2021]

Many may say that a mother’s love is endless and that proves to be quite true with this veteran educator in Sadao district of Songkla province who has stepped up…

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Prachathai to sue police for firing rubber bullets, injuring reporter – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd March 2021]

Thai online news outlet Prachathai is to file a lawsuit against the police, after their reporter was hit with rubber bullets during Saturday’s protests. Prachathai’s reporter, Sarayuth Tangprasert, was reportedly…

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“Sandbox” travel bubble model to be proposed this Friday – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd March 2021]

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to propose a new travel bubble model, for tourists from certain countries or cities, to enter the country without the requirement for quarantine,…

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Mango growers complain of low prices and fewer export orders due to COVID-19 – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd March 2021]

Mango orchard owners in Thailand’s northern province of Phitsanuloke are seeking help from the provincial administration to promote the sale of their sweet fruit, particularly the golden Barracuda Mangoes, locally…

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Thailand ranked 48th on World Happiness Report – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd March 2021]

Thailand has been ranked 48th in the World Happiness Report 2021, the same as last year. Finland remains in top position, followed by Iceland and Denmark. Of the 95 countries…

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Never say NO to opportunities – Patchari Raksawong

“The opportunity to shake Aung San Suu Kyi’s hand and take a selfie with her… That was a surreal moment.” In 2019, Patchari Raksawong took on the role as the…

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Walk-A-Tif: Multicultural Society in Bangkok Part 2

Thai society is diverse, people of different faiths live together peacefully. For example, this Charoenkrung neighborhood where the faithful of 3 religions have co-existed for more than a century. Have…

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Rare pink dolphins spotted in Thailand’s Mu Ko Ang Thong national park – Thai PBS World Tonight [19th March 2021]

Four rare pink dolphins were spotted swimming in the seas off Ao Kha beach on Thursday, on Wua Ta Lub Island of Surat Thani, by officials of the Mu Ko…

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CCSA confirms dry Songkran but no travel restrictions – Thai PBS World Tonight [19th March 2021]

The CCSA confirmed that the Songkran celebrations next month will be dry, with no water splashing, no concerts, no foam parties or daubing of face powder. However, the traditional water…

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Palm oil fronds raking in revenue despite low Palm oil prices – Thai PBS World Tonight [17th March 2021]

Palm oil has been an important economic crop in Thailand since the 1930s. Most plantations are located in the south of the country. So, when demand began to decrease, and…

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Thai PM orders independent panel to resolve Ban Bangkloi land conflict – Thai PBS World Tonight [17th March 2021]

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has set up an independent committee to resolve the long-standing land conflict, between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and a group of indigenous Karen…

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Health minister expects first batch of Thai-made AstraZeneca vaccine in June – Thai PBS World Tonight [17th March 2021]

The Ministry of Public Health is expected to receive the first batch of Thai-made AstraZeneca vaccine from Siam Bioscience about 3 months after an AstraZeneca representative inspected the Thai pharmaceutical…

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Trained sniffer dogs to detect asymptomatic COVID-19 cases – Thai PBS World Tonight [16th March 2021]

Sniffer dogs, specially trained to detect people infected with COVID-19 who do not exhibit symptoms, will soon be sent to international airports and seaports to help identify asymptomatic cases among…

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120 km/hr speed limit on Asia Highway effective April 1st – Thai PBS World Tonight [16th March 2021]

From April 1st, the Asia Highway (Highway 32) will be Thailand’s first road with the new upper speed limit of 120 km/hr. The 50 kilometer stretch of dual carriageway runs…

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Thai PM finally inoculated with AstraZeneca vaccine – Thai PBS World Tonight [16th March 2021]

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was inoculated yesterday morning (March 16th), the first AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine dose administered in Thailand, after postponement from last Friday. The government broadcasted the inoculation via…

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Drug suspect’s cats seized in raid – Thai PBS World Tonight [15th March 2021]

The illegal drug suppression police have arrested a suspect, who is believed to be involved in a drug trafficking network allegedly run by Soradet Sonsiri, also known as “Kook Rayong”,…

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COVID-19 alert over Bang Khae market cluster – Thai PBS World Tonight [15th March 2021]

The Bang Khae market COVID-19 cluster has, so far, increased to 107 infections in Bangkok, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Phetchaburi and Samut Sakhon. The CCSA assistant spokesperson Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan…

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You are more than just your beauty – Amanda Obdam

“When you think of someone beautiful in Thailand, they have to be skinny, to be white and have long hair, and everyone thinks that way.” Miss Universe Thailand 2020, Amanda…

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Walk-A-Tif: Multicultural Society in Bangkok

Charoenkrung is one of the best known multicultural areas of Bangkok. This creative district is home to the most active art and cultural scene in town. It is located along…

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Core leaders of Ratsadorn group denied bail once again – Thai PBS World Tonight [12th March 2021]

Core leaders of the anti-government Ratsadon group, namely Panasaya “Rung” Sitthijirawattanakul, Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, Jatupat Boonpatara-raksa aka Pai Daodin, and Piyarat “Toto” Jongthep have been denied bail once again. The…

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Inoculation of PM and cabinet ministers postponed – Thai PBS World Tonight [12th March 2021]

The COVID-19 vaccination of Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and 36 cabinet ministers, which was scheduled for today at Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Institute, has been postponed. This came after reports…

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Durian toast for Durian season – Thai PBS World Tonight [11th March 2021]

Durian season is coming, and who doesn’t love durian? This food shop in Ban Pong district of Ratchaburi province has created “durian custard toast” for customers who love the pungent…

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Thailand to raise national speed limits on highways and rural roads – Thai PBS World Tonight [11th March 2021]

The departments of Highways and of Rural Roads are surveying roads across the country to determine which higher speed limits will be allowed on which roads. The Ministry of Transport…

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Drafting new charter approved but still requires a referendum – Thai PBS World Tonight [11th March 2021]

The Constitutional Court today ruled that Parliament is constitutionally empowered to draft a new constitution but that a referendum needs to be held to get prior public consent. The much-awaited…

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Push to reopen Maya Bay – Thai PBS World Tonight [10th March 2021]

Maya Bay, one of the most popular tourist attractions on Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands in Krabi province, has been closed to visitors since mid-2018, due to over-tourism. The province is…

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PM sprays alcohol at reporters – Thai PBS World Tonight [10th March 2021]

Thailand’s prime minister became frustrated after being repeatedly questioned about a possible cabinet reshuffle, and responded by spraying isopropyl alcohol at some of the press corps. Prime Minister General Prayut…

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Songkran festivities may be allowed without water splashing – Thai PBS World Tonight [10th March 2021]

Songkran festivities may be allowed this year, but without water splashing. However, this will have to be proposed to and sanctioned by the CCSA first. The Secretary General of the…

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Thais urged to reduce consumption of sugar – Thai PBS World Tonight [8th March 2021]

WHO Representative to Thailand, said that consuming drinks with high sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes, and other diseases. He also thinks that the increase in the sugar tax will encourage…

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Ratsadorn leaders formally charged with lese majeste – Thai PBS World Tonight [8th March 2021]

Three core leaders of Thailand’s anti-establishment Ratsadon group were formally charged with lèse majesté and incitement of public unrest by the public prosecutors on Monday. The charges relate to the…

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Mandatory quarantine to be reduced to 7 days starting April – Thai PBS World Tonight [8th March 2021]

The National Communicable Disease Committee has decided to shorten the mandatory quarantine period for vaccinated people arriving from abroad, from 14 to 7 days, effective from April, with the exception…

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Don’t accept things because they are the way they are – Pranapda Phornprapa

“When you look around, you wonder why all the secretaries are women, and all the top managers are men.” The question which Pranapda Phornprapa has asked herself throughout her career…

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