Special Report
21 Nov 2021

Furtive crossers

The easing of the Covid-19 pandemic has sent demand for migrant workers resurging and "MoU-centric" labour imports are back on the table.

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Furtive crossers
14 Nov 2021

Off to a shaky start

Two weeks after the country reopened, the private sector is seeing signs of a tourism recovery despite lower-than-expected arrivals of international tourists.

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Off to a shaky start
14 Nov 2021

Debt debacle dogs farmers

Wiratchada Hanchana, 50, and her husband Wichian were forced to leave the home they built and had lived in for more than 24 years after failing to pay a 700,000 baht pickup truck debt they say they know nothing about.

14 Nov 2021
7 Nov 2021

Poster girl's poll pose

The Pheu Thai Party sprang a surprise when it unveiled Paethongtan Shinawatra as the party's chief adviser on participation and innovation at a recent party assembly.

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Poster girl's poll pose
24 Oct 2021

'Limit the entry curbs'

Nov 1 marks the moment of truth for the much-anticipated reopening of the country's tourism with Bangkok billed as the crown jewel of the sandbox scheme amid calls for practical measures to make it work.

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'Limit the entry curbs'
17 Oct 2021

Pattaya limbers up

When Pattaya joins Bangkok, Chiang Mai and 12 other destinations in welcoming back fully vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine next month, the town will finally return to full throttle.

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Pattaya limbers up
10 Oct 2021

Torture bill tied in knots

Getting a draft law fighting torture and enforced disappearances to parliament was an uphill battle but fleshing it out may be a lot harder to do, according to experts.

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Torture bill tied in knots
3 Oct 2021

Beating back the floods

The influence of the Dianmu storm hitting the country has heightened fears that the mega-flooding that struck the Chao Phraya River basin 10 years ago will repeat itself.

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Beating back the floods
28 Sep 2021

OnlyFans star's arrest renews debate on sex work

The recent arrest of a 19-year-old known as "Nong Kainao" and her boyfriend for producing and broadcasting sexually-explicit content on the OnlyFans social media platform has sparked a wave of fear and resentment among fellow content creators.

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Sex work debate
23 Sep 2021

Temple rehab a 'site for torture'

A popular shaman and a lawyer have asked Crime Sup­pression Di­-vision police to take action against a drug rehabilitation centre at a temple for alleged torture and other human rights abuses.

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'Site for torture'