Exhibition held to mark Thailand’s high-profile illegal hunting case

Members of civil society and animal rights groups held an exhibition and other activities at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre today, ahead of tomorrow’s announcement of a landmark Supreme…

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Jana district protesters granted conditional release

Police have released 36 Jana District protesters without bail, but on the condition that they must refrain from holding a similar protest again. Rattanamanee Polkla, a human rights lawyer, said…

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Thai PM defends police handling of Jana protesters, promises to listen to them

While defending the arrests of 36 protesters, from Jana district in Songkhla province, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced today (Tuesday) that his government is willing to listen to the protesters’…

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Waiter in contact with Thailand’s first Omicron case needs more tests

A Thai hotel waiter, who was among 17 individuals who were in close contact with Thailand’s first case of Omicron variant infection, will need to undergo further tests to determine…

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Worsening air quality in Bangkok, provinces nearby forecast through next month

People living in Bangkok and its surrounding provinces are advised to brace for an increase in PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, which is expected to get worse during the cold…

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Supreme Court verdict in construction tycoon’s poaching case expected Wednesday

The Thong Pha Phum provincial court in Kanchanaburi province is scheduled to release the Supreme Court verdict tomorrow morning (Wednesday) in the controversial illegal hunting case involving construction tycoon Premchai…

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Paivan Vannabutr: Thailand’s celebrity monk relinquishes his robes to rub shoulders with the stars

Paivan Vannabutr, who was once known as Phra Maha Paivan, looks set to become the first former Thai monk to become even more famous after giving up his saffron robes….

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Authorities slammed for mass arrest of protesters of Songkhla’s industrial project

Environment advocacy and community rights groups slammed the Thai government today (Tuesday) over the arrest of about 36 protesters, from Songkhla’s Jana district, who were rallying at Government House in…

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Concerns raised over possible lockdown after Thailand detects first Omicron case

After the recent relaxation of COVID-19 related restrictions, sales have gradually improved in restaurants and other businesses, but they are warning that reintroducing harsh measures or lockdowns could severely affect…

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Subscribers to government’s co-payment scheme urged to spend before program expires

Subscribers to the third phase of the 50:50 co-payment stimulus scheme have been advised to spend the balance in “Pao Tang” accounts, as the scheme will expire on December 31st…

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Thai tourist dies and nine injured in a road accident at Doi Ang Khang in Chiang Mai

A Thai tourist was killed and nine others were hurt, including five who have serious injuries, when a van in which they were travelling crashed into roadside rocks in the…

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PM urges public not to panic over first case of Omicron variant in Thailand

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is asking the Thai public not to panic over the discovery of Thailand’s first confirmed case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, but to remain on their…

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Reopened Thai schools face biggest test as COVID fear stalks classrooms

Of the 12,000 or so Thai schools that resumed onsite learning in November, 71 per cent have successfully ensured that students can sit in class and study with their friends at least half of…

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Search for stray tiger in Thailand’s Kamphaeng Phet province continues

Wildlife officials have been trying, albeit unsuccessfully, to track down a four-year old tiger, named Vichit, which strayed out of its habitat in Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary five days ago….

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897kgs of crystal methamphetamine bound for Taiwan seized at Bangkok port

Thai customs officials seized 897 kilograms of crystal meth at Bangkok port today (Saturday). The drugs were being transported to Taiwan. Customs officials attributed the seizure to a tipoff from…

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Security guard murdered in front of a mosque in Thailand’s Yala province

A village security guard was shot dead in front of a masjid in Muang district of the southern border province of Yala after attending Friday night prayers. The victim, Sudeng…

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Miss Universe Thailand’s unorthodox but traditional costume

Miss Universe Thailand 2021, Thai-Australian Model Anchilee Scott-Kemmis, will wear an unorthodox Thai costume based on that of an ancient Thai female combatant, featuring rope-bound hands instead of boxing gloves,…

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Constitutional Court’s full verdict enrages LGBT community, rights defenders

Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled on November 10 that Section 1448 of the Civil and Commercial Code defining marriages as only between men and women is constitutional, following a petition filed…

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Muscle pain, fatigue among initial symptoms of Omicron variant – DCD

Thailand’s Disease Control Department has published basic information about the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, so the public can monitor for physical symptoms. The initial symptoms include muscle pain and fatigue,…

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100 embankment ‘roads to nowhere’ built by Thailand’s Royal Irrigation Department

The Royal Irrigation Department has spent about 795 million baht since 2017 building more than 100 canal embankments, similar to the one in Chaichana district of the north-eastern province of…

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Thai civil society urges government to end plans to join CPTPP

Thailand’s anti-CPTPP civil society organizations, claiming to represent 400,000 citizens, issued an open letter today (Thursday), addressed to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, urging the government immediately to cease plans to…

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House committee slams Thai police for arresting, defrocking Cambodian monk

Thailand’s House committee, tasked with scrutinising a bill against torture and enforced disappearances, has cried foul over Tuesday night’s arrest and defrocking of a monk by Thai immigration police, prior…

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PM confirms no Thailand’s border closure yet, dashes hope for early revival of nightlife

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Thursday) made clear that his government has no plan to close Thailand’s borders again, to prevent the spread of Omicron, while dashing hopes that pubs,…

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Thai anti-establishment protester jailed for two months for contempt of court

A member of Thailand’s “United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration” anti-establishment group, Natchanon Pairot, was sentenced to two months in prison without suspension today (Thursday), after he was found guilty of…

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Thai navy rescues 7 crew from sunken trawler in rough seas off Surat Thani

Seven Thai crew members of a capsized fishing vessel were safely plucked from stormy seas about 20 nautical miles off the coast of the southern province of Surat Thani by…

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Central Retail Corp invests ฿4.5 bn in Grab Thailand shares

Central Retail Corporation, Thailand’s leading retail conglomerate, has announced the conclusion of a partnership deal with the Thai unit of Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing application Grab, Grab Taxi Holding (Thailand) Company Limited….

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Thai Central Bank warns against use of cryptocurrencies in transactions

Volatility and security risks mean that Thailand’s Central Bank remains unconvinced about the use of digital assets to purchase goods and services, as many shops have started allowing payment using…

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Protest leader Rung Panusaya freed from prison after courts granted bail

After 17 days behind bars, Thai anti-establishment protest leader Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul was released from the Central Women’s Correctional Institute at about 8pm tonight (Wednesday) into to the embrace of…

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Government blocks opposition bid for debate on royal motorcade incident

Governing coalition parties today (Wednesday) successfully blocked an attempt by the opposition Move Forward party to have a debate in the House of Representatives over the blocking, by anti-establishment protesters,…

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252 arrivals from 8 African countries asked to report for RT-PCR tests immediately

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) is appealing for 252 Thais and foreigners, who arrived in Thailand between November 15th and 27th from any of eight African countries affected…

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Asian highway blocked by heavy flooding in Thailand’s Chumphon province

Land travel between Thailand’s southern provinces and Bangkok has been disrupted in Chumphon province, as the Asian highway, the main artery, is heavily flooded, rendering it impassable to all vehicles…

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Omicron may become dominant variant with its high transmissibility – Dr. Yong Poovorawan

The new coronavirus variant, known as Omicron, is likely to replace the Delta variant as the dominant strain if it continues to spread quickly and easily, said Dr. Yong Poovorawan,…

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Thailand’s cancel culture takes on Thai singer in new K-Pop band

Another Thai-born artist, Sitala Wongkrachang, is set to debut in a Korean girl group in January, but her family’s history of involvement in political activism in Thailand is coming back…

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TAT governor says foreign arrivals not yet slowing, despite Omicron variant

There is little sign yet of a slow-down in international arrivals to Thailand, despite the spread of new coronavirus variant, Omicron, in several countries. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)…

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Thailand backs WHO initiative for international instrument on pandemic response

Thai Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has expressed full support for the development of a legally binding international instrument, which is a combination of a treaty and other international texts…

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Tel Aviv ranked world’s priciest city for first time

Tel Aviv is the world’s most expensive city to live in as soaring inflation has pushed up living costs globally, according to a survey published on Wednesday.  The Israeli city…

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Search on for a tiger which strayed out of Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary

Wildlife officials have been trying to track down a wild tiger, called “Vichit”, after it wandered out of its habitat in Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary a few days ago….

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Former PDRC leader Suthep Thaugsuban bailed after being charged with corruption

A former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Suthep Thaugsuban, was granted bail by the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders after malfeasance charges were filed against him, by…

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Cabinet approves one-year visa for foreigners seeking medical treatment in Thailand

The Thai cabinet approved, in principle, the issuance of medical treatment visas at their meeting today (Tuesday). The visa will allow foreigners seeking medical treatment in Thailand to stay for…

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RT-PCR test requirement on arrival in Thailand to remain in place

The RT-PCR COVID-19 test requirement upon arrival in Thailand will remain in place in light of the emergence of the new “Omicron” COVID-19 variant in many countries, the Thai cabinet…

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Road to nowhere in Thailand’s Yasothon is an embankment resembling a road

The mysterious asphalted road running to nowhere through a rice field in Maha Chaichana district of the north-eastern province of Yasothon, which has been the subject of an investigation by…

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Compensation for nightlife businesses and employees to be proposed to CCSA

Thailand’s Ministry of Labour is set to propose to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) the compensation for nightlife business owners and their employees, after the reopening of nightclubs…

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Thailand’s Progressive Movement wins 38 mayoral seats in Sunday’s sub-district elections

Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit said today (Monday), that he is pleased and proud with the movement’s achievement in the Sub-district (Tambon) Administrative Organization (TAO) elections on Sunday, which saw…

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Eateries in Bangkok can serve alcohol until 11pm from December 1

Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang issued an announcement today (Monday), further easing restrictions on eateries in the capital, by allowing them to serve alcohol to customers up to 11pm from December…

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Thai royalists rally again in Bangkok to campaign for expulsion of Amnesty International

Royalist groups gathered in Bangkok’s Silom commercial district today (Monday), to rally public support for their signature collection campaign, aimed at forcing Amnesty International out of Thailand for allegedly interfering…

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Thai doctors confirm no ‘Omicron’ strain detected yet but say it is highly transmissible

There has been no detection of the new COVID-19 Omicron mutation in Thailand yet, but experts say it spreads faster and more easily than the Beta and Delta strains, while…

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Massive blaze at engine oil warehouse in Nakhon Pathom now under control

Fire crews have managed to control a huge fire at an engine oil warehouse in Samphran district of Thailand’s central province of Nakhon Pathom, after battling the blaze with chemicals…

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70% voter turnout in Thailand’s first sub-district elections in eight years

About 70% of eligible voters went to the polls on Sunday to cast their ballots in Thailand’s first nationwide Tambon (sub-district) Administrative Organization (TAO) elections in eight years, according to…

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LGBTQ+ groups and supporters rally in Bangkok to demand equal rights

Thailand’s feminist, LGBTQ+ and pro-democracy groups held exhibitions at Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok today (Sunday), in support of their joint campaign seeking equal rights for all genders. Those attending the…

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Thai PBS wins two consolation prizes for online news coverage

Thai PBS has won two consolation prizes from the Online News Producers Association for its news coverage of “Doing Homework for Hire” and for its video clip on “What If…

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Royalists to rally against Amnesty International in Bangkok on Monday

Thai royalist groups will gather on Silom Road, in Bangkok’s CBD, on Monday to rally public support for its campaign to oust Amnesty International from Thailand for alleged interference in…

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Has Prayut’s order as junta chief put Thailand on gold miner’s chopping block?

New developments in negotiations between the Thai government and mining company Kingsgate Consolidated have left the public worried that Thailand will either have to pay billions of baht in compensation…

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Long-time French expat and satirist deported and blacklisted by Thai authorities

A French expatriate, well known for his Tiktok political parodies of Thailand’s military junta, government and monarchy, was forced to fly back to France late last night after he was…

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Travellers can enter Thailand by sea and land from December 24th

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) decided today (Friday) to allow travellers to enter Thailand by sea and land, in addition to current access by air. The north-eastern province…

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Thailand’s night-time curfew to end from Dec 1 as government lays out reopening plans

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) decided today (Friday) to extend the country’s State of Emergency until January 31st and to remove the COVID-19 “dark red” zone status, spokesman…

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CCSA advisor says Thailand’s COVID-19 situation has not yet improved

An advisor to Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), Professor Dr. Udom Kachinthorn, said today (Friday) that the COVID-19 situation in Thailand has not yet improved, with  daily infections…

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Thailand purchases another 30 million doses of Pfizer vaccine as booster doses

Thailand signed a deal to buy an additional 30 million doses of Pfizer mRNA vaccine from the United States yesterday (Thursday), to be used as booster shots. The agreement was…

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Class action lawsuit filed by Thai performance artists seeking state compensation

A group of musicians and performance artists filed a class action lawsuit today (Friday), against Thailand’s Finance and Public Health ministries and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), demanding compensation for…

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Photographer arrested for alleged sexual assault of beauty pageant contestants

A Thai photographer, accused of sexually harassing and even raping a number of beauty pageant contestants, was arrested on Friday, less than a day after three of the victims filed…

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US democracy summit is ‘pure politics’ – FM Don

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai on Thursday dismissed the “Summit for Democracy” to be hosted by the US and to which Thailand was not invited as “nothing more than pure politics.”…

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In this photo provided by An Khoun Sam Aun/Ministry of Information of Cambodia, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, attends during an online opening session of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021. Hun Sen on Thursday welcomed leaders of Asian and European nations to the 13th biennial Asia-Europe Meeting, held virtually and postponed from last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (An Khoun Sam Aun/Ministry of Information of Cambodia via AP)

Thai PM says multilateralism is key, as Cambodia hosts Asia-Europe Summit

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in his capacity as ASEAN Coordinator, said at the 13th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Summit hosted by Cambodia today (Thursday) that Thailand believes that multilateralism is the…

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Thailand signs ฿500m deal to buy 50,000 courses of Molnupiravir COVID-19 medication

Thailand’s Medical Services Department signed a 500-million baht deal with MSD (Thailand) today (Thursday) to buy 50,000 courses of Merck’s Molnupiravir (Lagevrio) oral anti-viral medication for the treatment of COVID-19…

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Thai activists warned of ‘state-sponsored attackers’ by Apple

Apple Inc. has issued alert messages to more than a dozen activists and academics who have been critical of Thailand’s establishment, warning that the company believes that their iPhones have been targeted by “state-sponsored attackers”. Many took to social media…

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Pro-monarchy group demands expulsion of Amnesty International from Thailand

Supporters of the Thai monarchy rallied at Government House today (Thursday), to demand that the government expel Amnesty International (AI) from the country for allegedly interfering in internal affairs. AI…

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Survey shows 75% of Thai women experience domestic violence more than once

75% of women in Thailand are experiencing more than one domestic violence incident and 52.2% of the victims respond in kind against the perpetrators, according to an opinion survey, conducted…

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Panic buttons installed in Khao Yai national park for distressed tourists to call for help

Ten pole mounted emergency call buttons have been set up at different points along the mountainous routes in Khao Yai national park, to allow visitors in distress to alert park…

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Water pipe helps police catch fleeing drug suspect in Thailand’s Suphan Buri

Thai police, in the Muang district of the central province of Suphan Buri, yesterday (Wednesday), offered “wai”, a traditional Thai way of greeting or showing respect, to a huge water…

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Over 4,000 Thai medics infected with COVID-19 during pandemic

As many as 4,270 Thai medics across the country have contracted COVID-19 since the pandemic began in mid-February 2020, according to the Department of Disease Control (DDC) today (Wednesday). Among…

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Thailand to produce only B7 diesel fuel until next March to reduce diesel prices

Thailand’s Energy Policy and Planning office (EPPO) decided today (Wednesday) to instruct oil refineries to produce just one type of diesel fuel (B7), from December until next March, to lower the price…

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Opposition Pheu Thai party supports equal marriage rights for all genders

The Rainbow Alliance, an advocacy group for equal rights for same-sex couples, has sought support from the opposition Pheu Thai party, to push their draft bill on equal marriage rights…

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More COVID infections found in Bangkok after woman drops dead in alley

Health officials and a mobile COVID-19 testing unit were dispatched to Phahonyothin Soi 54/1, in Bangkok’s Sai Mai, district to test people in the community, after a 30-year-old woman collapsed…

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From left to right Panupong Jadnok, Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul and Parit Chiwarak

More than 150 Thai political activists face lèse majesté charge since last year

One year on since the enforcement of Thailand’s controversial lèse majesté law resumed after a two-year hiatus, at least 156 political activists in Thailand have faced the charges in 162…

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Civil society’s anti-discrimination draft bill submitted to Thai Parliament

A draft bill, aimed at protecting certain groups of people against discrimination and drafted by 10 people groups, which has been signed by 12,116 supporters, was submitted to Thailand’s House…

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People waiting for paid mRNA vaccines asked to get free Pfizer jabs at state facilities

Thailand’s Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul is urging unvaccinated people, who are waiting for Pfizer or Moderna vaccines booked with private hospitals, to cancel their bookings and get free jabs…

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No impact yet on Thailand’s True, Dtac customers, says telecom regulator

Deputy Secretary-General of Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Suthisak Tantayothin confirmed that, for the time being, customers of mobile phone services provided by True and Dtac will not be…

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Senior Thai officials to get taxpayer funded iPhones

Thailand’s secretariat of the Cabinet has allocated some Bt2.6 million of taxpayers’ money to buy 111 iPhones for its high-ranking officials, citing efficiency and good governance, but attracting considerable public…

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Thai cabinet approves plan to purchase 30 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine

The Thai cabinet today (Tuesday) approved the procurement of an additional 30 million doses of Pfizer’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, from Pfizer, by Thailand’s Diseases Control Department. Government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana…

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Thailand Consumer Council to petition against True-Dtac merger plan

The Thailand Consumer Council (TCC) is planning to submit a petition to the country’s telecom regulator against the planned merger between True and Dtac, two of the three major mobile…

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Cambodian prisoners on a prisoner truck arrive at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. More than a dozen activists who were former members of the dissolved opposition party appeared at the court for a bail hearing. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

UNHCR ‘dismayed’ by Thailand’s deportation of third Cambodian refugee this month

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on Tuesday issued a statement deploring Thailand’s deportation of a Cambodian refugee, which occurred only ten days after the authorities deported two other Cambodian refugees….

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Registrations for free Pfizer jabs for non-formal education students open Tuesday

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and the Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Medical Services Department, are providing free vaccinations, with the Pfizer mRNA vaccine, to students…

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Miss Universe Thailand’s sparks another Internet drama over her patriotism

Sonthiya Sawasdee, a former advisor to the parliamentary committee on law, justice and human rights, threatened to take a legal action against Miss Universe Thailand today (Tuesday) for allegedly insulting…

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Thai health officials told to discover why many still refuse to get vaccinated

The Ministry of Public Health has instructed health officials across Thailand to find out why there are still so many people refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19, so appropriate campaign…

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All train services at Bangkok’s Hua Lamphong train terminal to come to an end

Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has stressed the necessity of ending all train services to and from Hua Lamphong railway terminal. Daily rides into the station will be initially reduced to…

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Thai protest leader Rung Panusaya’s bail revoked in last year’s protest case

The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) has announced, on Twitter, that the Criminal Court has revoked the bail of protest leader, Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, in the lèse-majesté case of…

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Record 870,000 Thais unemployed in Q3 2021, household debt surges 5% – NESDC

Impacted by COVID-19 lockdown measures, about 870,000 Thais were jobless during the third quarter of this year, a record high, with college and university graduates accounting for 3.63%. Meanwhile, household…

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Police training centre in Ratchaburi locked down after 180 test positive for COVID-19

The training centre for police cadets, at the Seventh Regional Bureau of the Thai police in Pak Tho district of the central province of Ratchaburi, has been locked down after…

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Thailand’s two-ballot electoral system comes into force

Constitutional amendments regarding the two-ballot electoral system take effect today (November 22nd) following the publication in the Royal Gazette yesterday. Under the two-ballot electoral system, the House of Representatives will…

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Thai PM claims he is neither a dictator nor blind to the views of detractors

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has refuted allegations that he is a dictator, who aspires remain in power for up to 20 years to implement the 20-year national strategy, or that…

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Thai telecom regulator invites DTAC and True for meetings about potential merger

Representatives of True Corporation and the Total Access Communication Company have been separately invited by the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Thailand’s telecom regulator, to clarify…

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Moken communities under lockdown after 15 test positive for COVID-19

The provincial communicable disease committee of the southern coastal province of Phang-nga has temporarily but completely locked down the Moken (Morgan) indigenous communities on the Surin islands in the Andaman…

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Din Daeng stadium to be last BMA run major vaccination facility in Bangkok from Tuesday

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will close all but one of its 25 vaccination facilities in the capital on Tuesday, but will retain the main centre at the Thai-Japanese stadium…

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Free IUDs for under 20s available at all NHSO-connected hospitals in Thailand

Women under 20 can now get a free contraceptive intrauterine device (IUD) at all private and state hospitals connected with Thailand’s National Health Security Office (NHSO), according to Dr. Suwanchai…

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Flood alert in eight southern Thai provinces from Nov 23rd- 25th

Thailand’s Royal Irrigation Department is advising people in eight southern provinces to brace for sudden flooding from Tuesday through Thursday next week, due to anticipated heavy rain brought by a…

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Official in Prachuap Khiri Khan probed for allegedly approving an illegal car race

The civil works and town planning office of Thailand’ssouthern coastal province of Prachuap Khiri Khan has launched an investigation into an official for allegedly issuing a permit unlawfully, for a…

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Thai private sector to propose economy-boosting measures to PM on Sunday

Sanan Angubolkul, president of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, told an economic forum today (Saturday) that five regional chambers of commerce have been developing measures, to be complied into a…

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403,235 krathong baskets collected from waterways across Bangkok

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) collected 403,235 krathong from canals, lakes and other waterways in the capital, following the annual Loy Krathong festival on Friday night. Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang…

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CIA deputy chief meets with Thai PM, DPM Prawit and security council chief

Deputy director of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) David Cohen had about 45 minutes of closed door discussions with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during an unscheduled meeting at…

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‘Joe Ferrari’, six other ex-cops deny charge of torturing suspect to death

Dismissed former superintendent of Thailand’s Nakhon Sawan police, Thitisan “Joe Ferrari” Uttanaphon, admitted in court today (Friday) that he assaulted suspect, Jirapong Thanapat, to extract information about the illicit drug…

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Thai insurance regulator urged to rescind order forbidding cancellation of COVID insurance policies

The Thai General Insurance Association is urging the Office of Insurance Commission (OIC) to rescind its order forbidding insurance companies from cancelling the so-called “Found, Paid, Done” policies covering COVID-19…

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Incentives being considered to entice remaining 11m Thais to get vaccinated

Senior Thai officials are mulling incentives to encourage about 11 million as yet unvaccinated Thais to get inoculated against COVID-19 this month. The measures, which include a ban on people…

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