Thousands gather to commemorate late king

Thousands gather at Sanam Luang to greet Their Majesties and light candles to mark the birthday of late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great and Father’s Day.

Sea of yellow

WHO warns vaccine no 'magic bullet'

Vaccines won't bring a quick end to the Covid crisis, WHO warns, as global providers gear up for "most complex logistical exercise ever".

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'No magic bullet'

Two local infections among 19 new Covid cases

Two local infections and four entrants from Myanmar among 19 new Covid-19 cases reported on Saturday, with cases linked to Tachilek hotel reaching 15.

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+2 local cases

The nation's teacher lives on

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great made enormous contributions to education during his reign, setting up several royal projects to help develop education in Thailand.

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The nation's teacher

Sufficiency economy a bedrock legacy

The sufficiency economy philosophy conceived by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great is one of his most famous and enduring legacies.

Bedrock legacy

1G1-7 Hotel: the Covid hotspot

1G1-7 Hotel becomes a familiar name after more than 10 Thai female workers and tourists tested positive for Covid-19 upon returning home from the entertainment complex.

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Covid hotspot

Passion for solving water problems pays off

His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great spent decades trying to combat the twin crises besetting Thailand: droughts and floods.

Passion pays off

CCSA mulls tighter curbs

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) will consider renewing some disease-control measures to curb the spread of Covid-19.

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Tighter curbs
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Royal clemency for jailed newsman Sorrayuth, red-shirt Nattawut

Royal pardons will mean early release for jailed TV news anchor Sorrayuth Suthassanachinda and red-shirt co-leader Nattawut Saikuar, and a reduced prison term for former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom.

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Royal clemency for jailed newsman Sorrayuth, red-shirt Nattawut
4 Dec 2020

Three new Covid cases linked to Tachilek workers

Three new coronavirus infections linked to Myanmar, two Thais who sneaked back across the border and a woman who travelled on a plane to Bangkok.

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Tachilek connection
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Local infection among 14 new Covid cases

One local infection in Chiang Rai, and people who went to a festival there that an infected woman also visited asked to enter 14-days self-quarantine.

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+14 Covid
4 Dec 2020

Top court accuses activist of contempt over Facebook posts

The Constitutional Court has sought prosecution against student protest leader Parit "Penguin" Chiwarak on a charge of contempt of court.

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Top court accuses activist
4 Dec 2020

Scholar sees chance to sue NCPO

A law professor will look into whether it is possible to file a suit for damages from former members of the now-defunct National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).

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Suing NCPO
4 Dec 2020

More efforts urged for medical hub status

Thailand needs to seize on the opportunity to be Southeast Asia's first medical hub before new pandemics emerge in the future, urged the dean of the Faculty of Medicine.

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Medical hub status
4 Dec 2020

Flooding kills seven in South

Severe floods in nine provinces in the South have killed seven people, four of them in the worst-hit Nakhon Si Thammarat.

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Flooding kills seven
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Arkhom calls for tax reforms

Thailand needs to reform tax structures to boost income and prepare for new challenges in the future, Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith says.

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Tax reforms
3 Dec 2020

Covid-19 situation from Tachilek 'under control'

Health authorities say Covid-19 situation related to 10 illegal returnees from Tachilek is under control now that at-risk people are in quarantine.

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'Under control'
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Thai artist Alex Face's new exhibition brings hope

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Heavy rain, flash flood warnings for South

Heavy rain and flash flood warnings were issued for all southern provinces except Chumphon and Ranong on Thursday, and small boats were advised to stay ashore until Friday.

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Warnings for South
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13 new Covid-19 cases

Cases of coronavirus innfection among arrivals from six countries, and illegal returnees from Myanmar, raise the total to 4,039.

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+13 Covid cases