Unwanted legacy

Unwanted legacy

Pro-democracy demonstrators remained defiant as they ended a "car mob" rally to mark the Sept 19, 2006 coup that protest leaders say paved the way for PM Prayut's power.

19 Sep 2021 22

Covid curve flat

Thailand's 24-hour Covid death toll stood at 117 on Sunday, while the 13,576 new infections slightly outpaced the 12,492 recoveries.

19 Sep 2021 173
Covid curve flat

Coup anniversary fizzer

Thailand has endured two coups over the past 15 years and both revolve around former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his political network.

19 Sep 2021 124
Coup anniversary fizzer

New dose target

The Department of Disease Control is aiming to complete its inoculation target of giving the first Covid-19 vaccine shot to at least 50% of the population by the end of next month.

19 Sep 2021 26
New dose target

Sonthi: 2006 coup a success

The Sept 19, 2006 coup against the Thaksin Shinawatra government was a success, former army chief Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin claimed in an interview with the Bangkok Post to mark its 15th anniversary.

19 Sep 2021 159
Sonthi: 2006 coup a success

Thaksin probe

The National Anti-Corruption Commission has launched a probe into ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's decision to approve THAI's plan to purchase Airbus aircraft worth more than 53 billion baht years ago.

18 Sep 2021 204
Thaksin probe

+122 deaths

New Covid infections outnumber recoveries for a third straight day, reversing recent trend, as the country logs 14,109 new cases and 122 fatalities.

18 Sep 2021 70
+122 deaths

Last updated: Sep 20, 2021 at 00:50 hrs.

Thailand situation

  • Total cases:1,476,477
  • Recovered:1,330,019
  • Daily New Cases:13,576
  • Deaths:15,363
  • Rank:29
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Chatuchak back to life

Chatuchak back to life

Shoppers return to the famous Chatuchak weekend market on Saturday after City Hall eased restrictions in Bangkok. Photo | Nutthawat Wicheanbut

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