SEARCH

Showing 1-10 of 1,657 results

  • THAILAND

    Face masks 'snapped up right away'

    News, Thana Boonlert, Published on 05/02/2020

    » Despite Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's assurance about the availability of surgical face masks, some pharmacies and convenience stores in two Bangkok districts were found to be running short on supplies.

  • THAILAND

    Ex-election candidate held over mask plot

    News, Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 03/04/2020

    » A former election candidate of the Paradonraphab Party has been arrested for his alleged involvement in hoarding face masks with "Sia Boy", who claimed to be a close aide to a member of a deputy cabinet minister's team.

  • THAILAND

    Health minister apologises for anti-Western slurs

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 08/02/2020

    » Government efforts to solve the shortage and high prices of face masks took a hit on Friday after Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul had to apologise for saying that a group of foreigners should be "kicked out of Thailand" for refusing to wear them.

  • THAILAND

    Thais in Wuhan living under shadow of deadly virus

    News, Published on 28/01/2020

    » The fate of Thai students in Wuhan hangs in the balance after authorities locked down the city in central China to control the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, preventing Thailand from evacuating 64 of its nationals.

  • OPINION

    An 'abominable' act

    Oped, Postbag, Published on 25/07/2020

    » In dropping charges against Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, the Thai police and the Thai government have once again boldly revealed their corrupt souls. Absent shame or mitigating circumstances they have defined their version of justice, integrity and dictatorial rule by law in this abominable decision.

  • LIFE

    Travelling post-Covid

    B Magazine, Published on 05/07/2020

    » With the government's Rao Tiew Duay Gan scheme launched to boost domestic tourism as well as the recently-announced Songkran holidays which were moved from April to the end of this month, vacationers are drafting some itineraries to satisfy their wanderlust as many leading hotel chains and tourist attractions are offering several options of specially crafted holiday packages with extra benefits.

  • OPINION

    Cash won't cure malaise

    News, Editorial, Published on 09/03/2020

    » Predicaments arising from the Covid-19 outbreak -- from face mask distribution issues to sluggish control measures and a controversial cash handout scheme -- have put the government in hot water, with a crisis of confidence looming on the horizon.

  • THAILAND

    Govt eyes July 1 lockdown end

    News, Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 29/05/2020

    » The government plans to completely lift the lockdown of all businesses and activities on July 1 across the country with preparations made in advance next month, the National Security Council (NSC) chief says.

  • LIFE

    Helping hands

    Guru, Published on 03/04/2020

    » It's no denying that the past few weeks have been rough for everyone. Though, a few heartwarming stories have emerged amid this chaotic time to show that we are all in this together. Guru lists a few examples.

  • OPINION

    FFP was singled out

    Oped, Postbag, Published on 14/03/2020

    » Re: "It's not just about FFP", (PostBag, March 12). Khun Piya Samyan defends the Constitutional Court dissolving the Future Forward Party, because "it did violate the law regarding acquisition of income". This is about the "rule of law that is equally applied to all". I fully agree with Khun Piya that the law must be applied without fear or favour -- for if not, the government would be weaponising the law to slay its enemies, so to speak.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?