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Delays of reopening affect Chiang Mai

The reopening plan for five provinces might be delayed by a month to Nov 1 as each province's vaccination rate still falls short of 70% coverage, leading Chiang Mai to put its faith in the domestic market instead. Thanet Phetsuwan,…

18-year-old hangs himself in Thailand

An 18-year-old Mathayomsuksa 6 student hanged himself in his room at his grandparents' house in Bua Yai district on Tuesday night, leaving a suicide note, police said. Relatives found him hanging by a rope around his neck about 7pm.…

Myanmar border alert for arm smuggling

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon gave instructions to security agencies to again redouble vigilance along the border with Myanmar, this time to prevent weapons smuggling. Defence spokesman Lt Gen Kongcheep Tantrawanich said on…

Cambodian migrant workers enter Thailand illegally

The Labour Rights Promotion Network (LPN), a Thai Non-Governmental Organisation has raised a serious concern of hundreds of Cambodian migrant workers entering Thailand over the past seven months despite strict border measures and ban.…

Rescue Worker Dies after Receiving Booster Shot of AZ

A 40-year-old volunteer rescuer in Ratchaburi province in Thailand has died after receiving a third shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine that he obtained at the hospital on Friday at 4.17 pm. Prasong Boonkhian, a rescuer worker for the Pathom…

Fire hits motorcycle showroom in Thailand

A motorcycle showroom belonging to N.A. Minibike Company caught on fire in the southern Thai province of Songkhla in Hat Yai district on Sunday morning No injuries were reported and there were no casualties, and none of the motorcycles…

Mini-gardens emerge on roof of Thai taxis

After many drivers abandoned their vehicles due to economic suffering, mini gardens sprung up on the roof of taxis in Bangkok. Dozens of vehicles, which make around 200 one, go green after Workers from two taxi cooperatives assembled the…

Wheels up: Bangkok protesters skate for democracy

Kickflipping Thai skateboarders are flipping the bird at the authorities, joining pro-democracy rallies in Bangkok to vent their anger over a lack of respect and dedicated public space for extreme sports in the kingdom. A…