Mask mandate to be lifted

Mask mandate to be lifted

Mandatory mask-wearing will be lifted in mid-June, and the government's plan to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease on July 1 is on track, says the health permanent secretary.

24 May 2022 5
Cabinet approves 'We Travel Together' extension

Cabinet approves 'We Travel Together' extension

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the extension of the "Rao Tiew Duay Kan’" (We Travel Together) tourism stimulus campaign to cover an additional 1.5 million people.

24 May 2022

Party coup

Turmoil in the Settakij Thai Party as a majority of the executive board resign, forcing an election for a new leader, as secretary-general Thamanat Prompow (right) manoeuvres to take control.

24 May 2022 14
Party coup

CSD raids gunmen's support network

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) on Tuesday launched a crackdown on a network that provided support for wanted gunmen, with raids on 21 premises in five provinces - Bangkok, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Songkhla and Phatthalung.

24 May 2022 1
CSD raids gunmen's support network
MOST RECENT LIFE

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

KABUL: Women television presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being forced by Taliban authorities to cover their faces on air.

23 May 2022 4

Thai, Japanese animation rooted in nationalism

Despite similarities in attachment to religious faith and openness to foreign influence, Thai and Japanese animation for teens feature contrasting protagonists and therefore reflect different kinds of nationalism, students of children's literature found.

20 May 2022 7

It's gonna be all right, Taylor Swift tells NYU graduates

Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University on Wednesday and told graduates that everything would be all right, echoing the sentiments of her hit single Shake It Off.

20 May 2022 2
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18:46

End of mandatory face mask use

Mandatory mask-wearing will be lifted in mid-June, and the government's plan to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease on July 1 is on track, says the health permanent secretary.

18:46
Mask mandate to be lifted
18:01

Cabinet approves 'We Travel Together' extension

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the extension of the "Rao Tiew Duay Kan’" (We Travel Together) tourism stimulus campaign to cover an additional 1.5 million people.

18:01
Cabinet approves 'We Travel Together' extension
18:00

Thamanat moves to take over Settakij Thai Party

Turmoil in the Settakij Thai Party as a majority of the executive board resign, forcing an election for a new leader, as secretary-general Thamanat Prompow (right) manoeuvres to take control.

18:00 7
Party coup
16:06

CSD raids gunmen's support network

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) on Tuesday launched a crackdown on a network that provided support for wanted gunmen, with raids on 21 premises in five provinces - Bangkok, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Songkhla and Phatthalung.

16:06 1
CSD raids gunmen's support network
15:05

Overheated brakes caused city bus fire, says BMTA

The fire that destroyed a route 522 airconditioned bus in Nonthaburi on Monday night was started by an overheated brake on a rear right wheel, according to a statement released by the city bus operator.

15:05 9
Overheated brakes caused city bus fire, says BMTA
11:40

Estranged couple found dead in car

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A construction contractor and his former wife were found dead, each with a single gunshot wound, in a car in Muang district early on Tuesday, police said.

11:40 13
Estranged couple found dead in car
10:48

11 catch 'macaque' malaria

TRAT: Eleven people in two districts have caught a strain of malaria that primarily infected macaques, governor Chamnanwit Terat said on Monday.

10:48 5
11 catch 'macaque' malaria
MOST RECENT LIFE

Afghan women TV presenters vow to fight after order to cover faces

KABUL: Women television presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being forced by Taliban authorities to cover their faces on air.

23 May 2022 4

Thai, Japanese animation rooted in nationalism

Despite similarities in attachment to religious faith and openness to foreign influence, Thai and Japanese animation for teens feature contrasting protagonists and therefore reflect different kinds of nationalism, students of children's literature found.

20 May 2022 7

It's gonna be all right, Taylor Swift tells NYU graduates

Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University on Wednesday and told graduates that everything would be all right, echoing the sentiments of her hit single Shake It Off.

20 May 2022 2