Semi-lockdown extended for two more weeks, now covers 29 provinces instead of 13

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has decided to extend current semi-lockdown restrictions, due to expire on Monday, for two more weeks and to expand the COVID-19 “Dark Red” zone provinces put under these restrictions from the current 13 to 29. The extension and expansion of the semi-lockdown measures came amid continual surges in […]

Large anti-government demonstration in Bangkok on Sunday

Various groups of anti-government protesters, in and on hundreds of cars and motorcycles, gathered at Bangkok’s the Democracy Monument, in the Ratchaprasong commercial district and on Vibhavadi Rangsit highway this morning (Sunday), in a huge demonstration to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. The so-called “car mob” demonstration saw the gathering together of […]

Inspection of Charo Ka-nga Sea of Clouds in Betong District of Yala

The Betong Chief District Officer on 1 August 2021 led a group of officials to inspect the Charo Ka-nga “sea of clouds,” which is set to be developed as a new tourist attraction in Betong district, Yala province.   The inspection was intended to work out a plan in line with the Government’s policy to […]

Ethical Standards for Public Office Holders and State Officials

The issue of ethical standards for public office holders and state officials, as specified in the present Constitution of Thailand, has been cited as a major mechanism in tackling corrupt practices and dealing with the effects of this malpractice.   In the previous Constitution, the Office of the Ombudsman was responsible for handling this issue, […]