Rubber bullets fired

Rubber bullets fired

Riot police fire rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon as pro-democracy protesters approach Bangkok army barracks where the prime minister's house is located.

28 Feb 2021

Containment strategy

Police pile shipping containers along Vibhavadi Rangsit Road outside PM Prayut's army barracks home in Bangkok to block pro-democracy demonstrators.

28 Feb 2021
Containment strategy

'Asian Lives Matter'

Brutal murder of elderly Thai man in San Francisco fuels outrage among Asian Americans as racist attacks rise after Trump's 'Chinese virus' rhetoric.

28 Feb 2021
'Asian Lives Matter'

Finally, first jab

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul becomes first person in Thailand to get vaccinated against Covid-19, using Chinese-made CoronaVac formula.

28 Feb 2021 35
Finally, first jab

+70 Covid cases

Thailand logs 70 new Covid-10 cases Sunday, 62 local and eight from abroad, for total of 25,951 since pandemic began; no new deaths.

28 Feb 2021 9
+70 Covid cases

'Make it simpler'

Most satisfied with government's Covid-19 relief measures but say there are too many conditions attached, says Suan Dusit Poll.

28 Feb 2021 5
'Make it simpler'

Positions for sale

The Royal Thai Police needs a major overhaul to tackle the long-standing problem of position buying among police.

28 Feb 2021 58
Positions for sale

Last updated: Feb 28, 2021 at 11:31 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:25,951
  • Recovered:25,128
  • Daily New Cases:70
  • Deaths:83
  • Rank:114
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Positions for sale

Positions for sale

The Royal Thai Police needs a major overhaul to tackle the long-standing problem of position buying among police.

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First Covid jabs

First Covid jabs

Thailand rolls out Covid-19 vaccination on Sunday, with Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul becoming the first person who got the first shot of Sinovac vaccine.

28 Feb 2021
Covid brings growth spurt to plant market

Covid brings growth spurt to plant market

People spending more time at home because of the Covid-19 outbreak have been sprucing up their environments at Klong 15, one of the country's largest tree and decorative plant markets.

27 Feb 2021