The Thai economy is still expected to grow 3.0 to 3.5% in 2022, while a weak baht is helping exports, says the finance minister.
The main opposition Pheu Thai Party has urged the Election Commission to revise electioneering regulations during the 180-day period prior to the end of the House of Representatives' term to allow MPs to hand out relief items to flood victims.
The prime minister's suggestion that old-fashioned radio may be the best means of keeping people informed during major flooding draws public scorn, but his spokesman says it's still a popular medium.
Abortion services for unplanned or unintended pregnancies up to 20 weeks have been added to the national healthcare system under legislation effective next month.
A 15-year-old boy who drove a BMW through a red light at an intersection and killed a motorcyclist has reported to police and been charged.