Explainer

STARTING DATE: 10 Feb 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 18 STORIES

Background information and explanation for may complicated things.

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18 May 2022

Is Thai supply chain anchored to China?

Port lockdowns in the Middle Kingdom have ensnarled shipments and made producers rethink where to source raw materials.

18 May 2022 42
Is Thai supply chain anchored to China?
11 May 2022

Baht concerns

The Thai currency is likely to remain weak this quarter, but analysts expect it to gradually strengthen in the second half.

11 May 2022 108
Baht concerns
4 May 2022

Explainer: Inside the case for a minimum wage hike

Thai workers are feeling the pinch from months of higher living expenses, leading them to take to the streets on Labour Day to demand a 45% increase in the daily minimum wage.

4 May 2022 2
Explainer: Inside the case for a minimum wage hike
4 May 2022

Explainer: Replacing PM no walk in the park

Seeking someone to succeed Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is no walk in the park. It involves navigating a complex selection process, from which terms like interim prime minister and "prime minister in reserve" have sprung. The Bangkok Post has written an explainer to shed light on the issue.

4 May 2022 10
Explainer: Replacing PM no walk in the park
27 Apr 2022

New entry rules

Starting May 1, fully vaccinated travellers entering Thailand are no longer required to endure a hotel quarantine and take an RT-PCR test upon arrival.

27 Apr 2022 85
New entry rules
20 Apr 2022

Coachella effect

The iconic Thai delight of mango and sticky rice took centre stage in the US when "Milli" ate the dessert onstage and invited her audience to do the same.

20 Apr 2022 49
Coachella effect
20 Apr 2022

Explainer: How will Twitter's board handle Elon Musk?

Many investors, analysts and investment bankers expect Twitter Inc's board of directors to reject Elon Musk's $43 billion acquisition offer in the coming days as inadequate, but how would the social media company then proceed? - REUTERS

20 Apr 2022
Explainer: How will Twitter's board handle Elon Musk?
15 Apr 2022

How to prove genocide?

Washington and Kyiv are accusing Russia of genocide in Ukraine, but the ultimate war crime has a strict legal definition and has rarely been proven in court.

15 Apr 2022
How to prove genocide?
13 Apr 2022

Why is Thailand going through yet another dry Songkran?

Splashing has been banned during Songkran for a third consecutive year, frustrating some tourism operators. The decision was based on an increase in Covid-19 cases.

13 Apr 2022 7
Why is Thailand going through yet another dry Songkran?
11 Apr 2022

Is lifetime ban not seeing wood for trees?

A tangle of legal and ethical issues surrounds MPs and alleged forest encroachment.

11 Apr 2022 37
Is lifetime ban not seeing wood for trees?