Pope visits Thailand

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Pope Francis will give a Holy Mass at Bangkok's National Stadium and meet His Majesty the King, the supreme Buddhist patriarch, Catholic leaders and students during his visit from Nov 20-23.

Pope visits Thailand
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28 Jan 2020

Six more infected

Another six Chinese nationals entering Thailand were found to be infected with the Wuhan coronavirus.

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Six more infected
28 Jan 2020

Thick smog smothers North

Extremely unsafe levels of fine dust were detected in the northern province of Lampang and nearby provinces this morning, with the worst in Lampang's Mae Mo district, the Pollution Control Department rep;orted.

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Thick smog smothers North
24 Jan 2020

Fifth coronavirus case in Thailand

Deputy Public Health Minister Satit Pitutecha has confirmed a fifth case of coronavirus infection has been detected in Thailand - a 33-year-old woman tourist from China.

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Fifth coronavirus case in Thailand
22 Jan 2020

Thailand leaps up global democracy rankings

Thailand was the biggest mover in The Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Democracy Index, rising 38 places in the global rankings to become a "flawed democracy" rather than a "hybrid regime".

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Thailand leaps up global democracy rankings
20 Jan 2020

Year of the Virus?

Over 200 now diagnosed with new SARS-like virus, as health experts say illness is spreading from person to person.

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Year of the Virus?
20 Jan 2020

Virus spreads

Mysterious SARS-like virus spreads around China, fuelling fears of major outbreak as millions travel over Lunar New Year in humanity's biggest migration.

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Virus spreads
19 Jan 2020

In da paddy, yo: Thai hip hop's new homegrown stars

In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop in New York City's Bronx, but for Thai rapper RachYo, the language of hip hop is universal.

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In da paddy, yo: Thai hip hop's new homegrown stars
19 Jan 2020

Virus spreads

China reports 17 new cases of mysterious SARS-like virus ahead of Chinese New Year when millions move around country -- and thousands come to Thailand.

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Virus spreads
15 Jan 2020

Tourist arrivals seen growing less than 5% this year

Thailand is expected to see a less than 5% increase in overall foreign tourist arrivals this year due to a global economic slowdown, intensifying competition and a strong baht, a tourism body said on Wednesday.

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Tourist arrivals seen growing less than 5% this year
15 Jan 2020

Poipet border checkpoint on alert for new virus after Thailand scare

Authorities in Banteay Meanchey province have stepped up checks at the Poipet border with Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo following reports that a Chinese tourist to Thailand had been confirmed to be infected with a new pneumonia-like disease.

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Poipet border checkpoint on alert for new virus after Thailand scare