10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of February 2, 2021
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  • 22 COVID-19 cases found in Thailand’s national women’s volleyball team

    22 COVID-19 positive cases have been found in Thailand’s national women’s volleyball team, according to the Thailand Volleyball Association. 22 players and team staff, of the 37 team members, tested positive today (Wednesday). The testing of the team followed confirmed cases in four sports scientists, who were working closely with...
  • Thai govt must revisit, review, replan vaccine rollout to survive latest wave

    The third wave of COVID-19 that rolled into Thailand last month has rocked not just the fragile economic recovery but also the government’s vaccination plans. The resurgent virus has spawned serious outbreaks in the key economic hub of Bangkok and its vicinity, leaving the government scrambling to redeploy its limited...
  • Thailand’s largest wholesale vegetable market partially closed for three days

    Simummuang Market, Thailand's biggest vegetable and fruit distribution centre located in Pathum Thani province’s Lam Luk Ka district, is partially closed from today (Wednesday) until Friday after some workers there were found to be infected with COVID-19. According to an announcement by the management of the market, only the zones...
  • ‘Vaccine hesitancy’ bites in Thailand – but one province has the antidote

    At a time when Thailand is struggling to convince its citizens to sign up for free COVID-19 vaccination, Lampang has recorded remarkable success, getting all eligible residents to register for jabs. A total of 223,796 residents of the northern province have already booked COVID-19 shots, filling the slots reserved for...
  • PM declares vaccination national agenda as he urges all Thais to be vaccinated

    Prime Minster Prayut Chan-o-cha, today (Tuesday) declared COVID-19 vaccination program Thailand’s national agenda as he urged Thai people to get vaccinated as many as possible, pointing out that vaccines are the key element which will usher Thailand through the crisis. In his Facebook post today, the prime minister reaffirmed his...
District police chief removed after Ratsadon group hang monarchy reform banner at police station

District police chief removed after Ratsadon group hang monarchy reform banner at pol...

Crisis in Myanmar undermining “ASEAN centrality”

Crisis in Myanmar undermining “ASEAN centrality”

Parents in Mae Sot district rush to collect children from schools following reports of five new COVID-19 infections

Parents in Mae Sot district rush to collect children from schools following reports o...

ASEAN calls for “return to normalcy” in Myanmar after coup

ASEAN calls for “return to normalcy” in Myanmar after coup

59 areas in Bangkok and its suburbs affected by excessive PM2.5 dust

59 areas in Bangkok and its suburbs affected by excessive PM2.5 dust

10 Countries with highest number of COVID-19 infections, as of February 2, 2021
District police chief removed after Ratsadon group hang monarchy reform banner at police station

District police chief removed after Ratsadon group hang monarchy reform banner at pol...

Crisis in Myanmar undermining “ASEAN centrality”

Crisis in Myanmar undermining “ASEAN centrality”

ASEAN calls for “return to normalcy” in Myanmar after coup

ASEAN calls for “return to normalcy” in Myanmar after coup

Parents in Mae Sot district rush to collect children from schools following reports of five new COVID-19 infections

Parents in Mae Sot district rush to collect children from schools following reports o...

59 areas in Bangkok and its suburbs affected by excessive PM2.5 dust

59 areas in Bangkok and its suburbs affected by excessive PM2.5 dust

Politics

Move Forward party proposes law amendment to prevent distortion of laws

The opposition Move Forward Party is working on a bill, to be submitted to the House of Representatives, seeking to...

Top Stories of 2020

Profiles

Anwar Salaeh, the Democrat fighting for party’s return to anti-authoritarian roots    

While for outsiders Anwar Salaeh is a rebel MP, most of his fellow Democrats consider him a black sheep for...
Anwar was among 17 Democrat MPs who opposed voting for Thammanat in the February 2020 censure debate before reluctantly toeing his party’s line to back the controversial government figure.

Around Thailand

Fishermen in Rayong demand compensation for sea reclamation

About 400 small fishing boats converged off Takuan beach, in Muang district of Thailand’s eastern province or Rayong, to demand...

Asean

Thai authorities asked to ensure safety of journalists fleeing from Myanmar

Thai Journalist Association (TJA) has issued a statement, asking Thai authorities to uphold humanitarian principles and to ensure the safety...

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Food, Travel and Lifestyle

“Ghost Lab”, a thriller from GDH , becomes the first Thai film to premiere on Netflix

Were it not for the coronavirus, “Ghost Lab” would have premiered last year and would now be an “old movie”...

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Thailand cabinet prayut

Uncertainties with opportunism, despair and risk-taking in full swing

The prime minister is taking a big gamble with his future, something intertwined with the national course. The opposition has...
For the general public feelings at the moment, how much of it is reasonable scare and anger, and how much of it is politically induced?

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Global vaccine politics might benefit third world

May 12, 2021: A race is reportedly and apparently on between China and Russia on one side and the United...
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