Five imported Covid-19 cases

The latest coronavirus cases include a Brazilian volleyball player and his wife, and a trader from India.

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Khao San set to reopen for locals, expats

Khao San Road will reopen to trade at the end of next month with more vendors and promotional events lined up to pull in local crowds.

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Khao San to reopen

Transgender pupils hail clothes freedom

Graduation ceremonies were once dreaded by transgender students because they were forced to wear uniforms that aligned with their biological sexes.

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Clothes freedom

BoT predicts growth in upcoming Q2

Thailand's economy is expected to return to growth in the second quarter next year, supported by government stimulus measures and a low-base effect.

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BoT predicts growth

Potjaman calls Pheu Thai shots

Khunying Potjaman na Pombejra, ex-wife of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, is consolidating her power as Pheu Thai's de facto leader.

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De facto leader
30 Sep 2020

Sarasas school offers compensation for child abuse

The private school at the centre of a child abuse scandal agrees to pay compensation, including refunding fees and paying medical costs, and tighter screening of teaching staff.

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Sarasas furore
30 Sep 2020

5 new cases, one previously infected

New cases of coronavirus disease - quarantined arrivals from India, Kuwait and South Sudan - include one person who was previously diagnosed with the illness.

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+5 Covid
30 Sep 2020

Movie Preview: The Last Full Measure

Army medic becomes a hero

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Movie Preview: The Last Full Measure
30 Sep 2020

Pheu Thai 'wants Chadchart back'

Chadchart Sittipunt is expected to be invited to rejoin the Pheu Thai Party and is tipped to become a party leader and a prime ministerial candidate.

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PM candidate
30 Sep 2020

B3,000 freebie for 10 million

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a scheme to make a co-payment of a maximum 3,000 baht per person for 10 million consumers over a three-month period.

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B3,000 freebie
30 Sep 2020

Narongphan vows continuity of policy

The new army chief Gen Narongphan Jitkaewtae vowed to carry on his predecessor's policies, which includes working for the public good and protecting the monarchy.

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Continuity of policy
30 Sep 2020

Phuket ready to open up

Phuket is gearing up to receive its first group of tourists from China who are expected to arrive next week under the Special Tourist Visa (STV) scheme.

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Phuket ready
29 Sep 2020

World Bank: Economic recovery will take at least 2 years

The World Bank forecasts the Thai economy will shrink at least 8.3% this year, and take at least two years to return to its pre-Covid level.

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Economic outlook
29 Sep 2020

'Khru Jum' acknowledges child abuse charges

Teacher sacked from large private school for allegedly beating kindergarten pupils reports to police to acknowledge charges of physically abusing a child.

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'Khru Jum' saga
29 Sep 2020

More returning soldiers infected

Seven more soldiers are among the 14 new Covid-19 cases detected in arrivals from South Sudan, India, Hong Kong and Turkey.

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More returnees infected
29 Sep 2020

Global coronavirus deaths pass 'agonising milestone' of 1 million

Global death toll from Covid-19 rises past 1 million, bleak milestone in pandemic that has devastated the global economy and changed the way people live.

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Covid wrap
29 Sep 2020

FPO: Indications of GDP shrink diminishing in Q3

Economic recovery momentum during July and August suggests the economy could contract less in the third quarter than the previous period, says the Fiscal Policy Office.

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Recovery momentum
29 Sep 2020

All Sarasas schools face investigation

A special committee will investigate 42 Sarasas private schools for more cases of student abuse following an incident at Sarasas Witaed Ratcha­phruek School.

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Student abuse
29 Sep 2020

Suvarnabhumi has sights set high

Despite negative growth in air traffic and passenger numbers, Suvarnabhumi Airport has reasserted its goal of becoming Southeast Asia's air traffic hub.

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Regional hub hopes
29 Sep 2020

Govt beckons further arrivals

CCSA approved the entry of foreign nationals including business visitors and tourists to help the country recover from the blows inflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Beckoning arrivals