Thailand Reaffirms Chatuchak Weekend Market Is Not the Source of COVID-19

Thailand has dismissed a Danish-language news report published in Denmark’s Politiken that the Chatuchak Week Market in Bangkok could be the source of COVID-19 virus before the outbreak of the disease in Wuhan, China.   Director-General of the Department of Disease Control Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong said that the report had referred to information from Danish […]

Deputy Labour Minister Visits Vulnerable Working Groups in Suphanburi to Promote Careers and Income

The Deputy Labour Minister visited Suphanburi to drive skill development initiatives among vulnerable groups and observed skill development to promoting employment among Thai people. On February 24, 2021, Deputy Labour Minister Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat, Advisor to the Deputy Labour Minister M.L. Puntrik Smiti, and delegation visited Suphanburi to conclude the training and award certificates to people […]

Palang Pracharat party apologizes Bhumjaithai over 6 MPs abstaining from voting for transport minister after censure debate

The Palang Pracharat party has formally apologized to its coalition partner, the Bhumjaithai party and its secretary-general, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob, for the abstention by 6 of its MPs from the vote in support of Saksayam at the end of the censure debate on February 20th. The belated apology was offered by Mr. Anucha Nakasai, […]

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Eight PDRC leaders to spend 2nd night in jail as Appeals Court has not yet heard their bail applications

Supporters and lawyers of the eight convicted key members of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), currently being detained at Bangkok Remand Prison, showed up to offermoral support to the detainees today. Personal visits were not allowed, but they were allowed to talk to the detainees via video conference. Democrat MP Ransima Rodrassamee said that, […]

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Thai PM wants quick cabinet reshuffle to fill the vacant posts

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said Thursday that the cabinet reshuffle must be done as quickly as possible as the vacant posts need to be filled so that work can continue uninterrupted. When asked whether the cabinet shakeup would be limited to just the three empty seats or whether there would be a broader reshuffle, he […]