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Thai PM revokes emergency decree despite protests

Thai PM revokes emergency decree despite protests

Thailand's premier on Thursday revoked an emergency decree that had been intended to quell pro-democracy rallies despite it failing to stamp out daily protests ...

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand has welcomed its first group of tourists in seven months, as part of an experiment aimed at testing if a wider opening is possible as the coronavirus cripples the kingdom's economy.

Thai protesters take to streets in new show of defiance

Thai protesters take to streets in new show of defiance

Hundreds of Thai anti-government protesters demonstrated in Bangkok on Sunday, again defying a ban on protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and the powerful monarchy.

Hundreds of Thai protesters defy warnings in Bangkok

Hundreds of Thai protesters defy warnings in Bangkok

Hundreds of Thais chanted at protests that popped up across Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of demonstrations aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy.

Thai protesters clash with police, call out as king's motorcade passes

Thai protesters clash with police, call out as king's motorcade passes

Hundreds of Thai protesters scuffled with police and threw blue paint at them on Tuesday and, after 21 of them were arrested, chanted "release our friends!" as the royal motorcade of King Maha Vajiralongkorn swept past.

20 killed, 15 injured in train-bus collision central Thailand

20 killed, 15 injured in train-bus collision central Thailand

A train crashed into a bus in Thailand's Chachoengsao province on Sunday morning, killing 20 bus passengers, while 15 injured people were taken to the local hospital.

Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners

Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners

Thailand today extended a grace period for visa renewals for foreigners stranded in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, as travel restrictions remain in place and new infections climb globally.

Thailand tackles unemployment with million jobs expo

Thailand tackles unemployment with million jobs expo

Tens of thousands of Thais on Saturday flocked to a government-organised job expo with more than a million jobs up for grabs as it works to stem mounting unemployment in an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

Thousands rally in Thai capital against government

Thousands rally in Thai capital against government

Protests have been building since mid-July to call for the removal of the government, a new constitution and elections.

Thai metal workshop dazzles tourists with movie-inspired creations

Thai metal workshop dazzles tourists with movie-inspired creations

Towering Transformers, life-sized Marvel superheroes and extraterrestrial lifeforms -- a "House of Steel Robots" in Thailand has made a name for itself by transforming scrap metal into dazzling sculptures..

Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official said on Sunday, aiming for a vaccine ...

Thai monkey trainer rejects PETA claims on coconut harvesting

Thai monkey trainer rejects PETA claims on coconut harvesting

A monkey trainer in southern Thailand said on Saturday that few monkeys are involved in harvesting coconuts for export, disputing an activist report which has caused several British supermarkets to ban coconut products