Special Report

Hope, fear as kingdom's gates creak ajar

Tourism operators and residents in five southern tourist destinations which may open up to foreign travellers next month are optimistic about the government's travel bubble scheme.

Gates creak ajar
3 Jul 2020

Pandemic gives Prayut leverage to extend stay in power

Prime Minister Prayut has his eyes set on staying in power, but businessmen say he must first do more to help an economy brought to a standstill by the coronavirus pandemic.

3 Jul 2020 61
First things first
22 Jun 2020

Wanchalearm fate riles activists

New disappearance case is increasing calls for the passage of a law that gives families of the missing redress through the courts.

22 Jun 2020 6
Uphill push
21 Jun 2020

Lay of the land 'murky'

Sor Por Kor land -- the degraded forest tracts that the government gives to poor farmers -- has always courted controversy.

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Lay of the land 'murky'
14 Jun 2020

Some Thais trust spirits more than social distancing

These spirits were not wearing face masks. They appeared well fed, untroubled by the hunger pangs that have afflicted some Thais during the lean times of a pandemic.

14 Jun 2020 36
Some Thais trust spirits more than social distancing
14 Jun 2020

The big tourism dilemma

Although the curfew has been lifted and most domestic businesses will be allowed to resume operations, inbound travel remains banned.

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Tourism dilemma
12 Jun 2020

How has Thailand kept the lid on Covid?

It’s a mystery, although a very welcome one.

12 Jun 2020 111
How has Thailand kept the lid on Covid?
11 Jun 2020

'Strategy' winning fight against virus, forum told

Public health measures and more than 1,000 epidemiological teams conducting contact-tracing nationwide have been hailed as key factors in curbing Covid-19.

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Beating the virus
7 Jun 2020

Shrine draws attention over relocation plan

Many who have heard of Chulalongkorn University's plan to construct a high-rise structure at the site of the Thapthim Goddess Shrine hope the development will spare the revered shrine.

7 Jun 2020 9
Shrine draws attention
1 Jun 2020

Pandemic exposes flaws in food supply

While anti-Covid-19 measures have been relaxed in Thailand, it is undeniable that many in the country still have to face the grim reality of an unprecedented economic slump brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. One way of preventing the massive layoffs from turning into a disaster is by building networks to bolster food security.

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Pandemic exposes flaws in food supply