Special Report

BioThai slams wet market closures

The government must not resort to preferential treatment when it comes to enforcing orders to close wet markets as part of Covid-19 containment measures, says the BioThai Foundation.

Market closures slammed
24 Jan 2021

It's time for a rub-down

Facing the impact of the coronavirus, business owners and employees of massage palours and gyms said they were more concerned about making ends meet than the disease itself.

24 Jan 2021 30
Still struggling
17 Jan 2021

Punter's paradise

The new committee set up to tackle illegal gambling and legalising gambling dens will not yield any substantial results as long as the police force is not reformed, academics and a former senior police officer say.

17 Jan 2021 68
Punter's paradise
10 Jan 2021

Younger children struggle with distance learning

Like many Thai students, Tanwa Ngernpot, a six-year-old student in Nonthaburi province, can't return to school after the New Year holiday.

10 Jan 2021 3
Younger children struggle with distance learning
7 Jan 2021

Covid will stifle, not halt, rallies

The government might have a respite from protesters, but pressure will still mount on containing the new virus outbreak.

7 Jan 2021 26
Mounting pressure
3 Jan 2021

Tourism sector gets recovery hopes up

Despite concern about the latest Covid-19 outbreak, tourism operators are hopeful their businesses will bounce back this year as they pin their hopes on new vaccines to stamp out the virus.

3 Jan 2021 131
Recovery hopes
28 Dec 2020

BMA leaves a green footprint

In a year in which Covid held back progress on the economic front, the BMA left its mark with several notable landscape development projects.

28 Dec 2020 10
Green footprint
20 Dec 2020

E-banking scams take new guise

Police are intensifying their hunt for criminals who run scam call centres that send fake SMS messages to trick victims into replying with their bank account details.

20 Dec 2020 32
E-banking scams
8 Dec 2020

A modern way to preserve tradition

Museum founder uses street art to boost Baan Khee Lek Yai's tourist appeal and help villagers earn a decent living.

8 Dec 2020
Preserving tradition
6 Dec 2020

State agencies drive HM King Rama IX's projects, ensuring legacy lives on

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great has been gone four years already. Yet Thais continue expressing their love and loyalty to the revered monarch.

6 Dec 2020 14
State agencies drive HM King Rama IX's projects, ensuring legacy lives on