Restaurant operators file B50m lawsuit against Prayut

A class-action lawsuit by restaurant operators demands PM Prayut and others pay 50 million baht damages over the inept handling of the pandemic.

'Cheque, please'

Seven arrested over vaccination registration scam

Seven suspects arrested over the vaccination registration scam at Bang Sue central station in late July, in which people were charged to be registered illegally and jump the queue.

Inoculations fraud

More reopening, shorter curfew

The Covid-19 task force approves the reopening of more businesses, shorter curfew and quarantine periods and expands pilot reopening areas, but the state of emergency will remain.

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More easing

Most of Chaiyaphum flood disaster zone

Residents perch on rooftops awaiting rescue in flooded villages in Chaiyaphum, where 14 of the 16 districts have now been declared disaster zones.

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Province flooded

Fewest new Covid cases for more than 2 months

Thailand on Monday announced 10,288 new Covid-19 cases, smallest 24-hour increment for more than two months, along with 101 more fatalities; Southern outbreak still a concern.

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2-month Covid low

Making the best out of Sino-Thai ties

As the president of the Thai-Chinese Cultural Relationship Council (TCCRC), Pinit Jarusombat knows only too well how cultural exchanges can tie countries together.

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Sino-Thai ties

Adapting to today’s leadership challenges

As we hopefully return to more familiar ways of working, as a leader, how confident are you? Whether you lead a team, a department or an organisation, what adaptations will you have to make?

Adapting to today’s leadership challenges

Reopening faces more hurdles

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's vow on June 16 to reopen Thailand by mid-October can be deemed a failure as only a few islands are welcoming vaccinated foreigners.

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More hurdles

Floods ruin public holiday

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has admitted the government is unable to completely solve the country's annual flood problems, but he pledged speedy compensation for its victims.

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Floods ruin public holiday

Exporters told to equip for weapons rule

Exporters are being urged to prepare for the implementation of the catch-all control (CAC) measure in the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2019 this year.

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Exporters told to equip for weapons rule

GSB preps B5bn for jobless

Government Savings Bank (GSB) plans to launch a soft loan package worth 5 billion baht next month to help the unemployed.

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B5bn for jobless

CCSA to mull limited reopening, shorter curfew

A proposal to shorten the curfew by an hour and reopen 11 types of business to be considered by the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Monday.

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Curfew review

Zoos face tough task post-Covid

The new director of the Zoological Park Organisation of Thailand has pledged to bring back visitors to the animal attractions after a difficult period.

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Zoos face tough task
26 Sep 2021

Downpours cut off Phetchabun, at least 10 provinces submerged

Phetchabun was hit hardest by tropical depression Dianmu, cutting off traffic from Bangkok and leaving an entire district completely flooded.

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Storm damage
26 Sep 2021

Most people still see no-one suitable for PM post: poll

Most see no-one suitable for PM's post, says Nida Poll; Prayut leads other candidates, but Palang Pracharat trails Pheu Thai, Move Forward in party popularity.

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Still 'no-one' for PM
26 Sep 2021

12,353 new Covid cases, 125 more deaths

Thailand logged 12,353 new Covid-19 cases and 125 more fatalities during the previous 24 hours.

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12,353 Covid cases, 125 deaths
26 Sep 2021

Dams fail but still vital

Large irrigation dams fail to prevent floods and droughts and ensure water security for local farmers as impacts of climate change intensify.

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Dams fail but still vital
25 Sep 2021

First made-in-Thailand virtual influencer debuts

She poses. She chats. She inspires you to buy stuff you never knew you needed. And she asks for nothing in return. Meet Thailand's first virtual influencer.

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Under the influence
25 Sep 2021

Vaccinations hit 50m doses after record 1.4m on Friday

Covid-19 vaccinations in Thailand have surpassed 50 million doses after a record 1.44 million were administered on Friday.

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Jabs speed up
25 Sep 2021

11,975 new Covid cases, 127 more deaths

Thailand logged 11,975 Covid-19 cases and 127 fatalities on Saturday, with fewer new cases reported in most provinces.

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+127 deaths