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  • Pizza and BBQ chicken school lunch in Uthai Thani praised on social media
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 19, 2022 at 4:25 am

    A school in Thailand’s lower northern province of Uthai Thani has showcased its special school lunch menu, which includes pizza, french fries, salad and New Orleans-style barbecue chicken, now it… The post Pizza and BBQ chicken school lunch in Uthai Thani praised on social media first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Tactical voting could win Bangkok governor election for conservatives
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 19, 2022 at 3:55 am

    Although independent candidate Chadchart Sittipunt topped most recent opinion polls for this Sunday’s Bangkok governor election, his four main rivals from the conservative camp remain hopeful of causing an upset…. The post Tactical voting could win Bangkok governor election for conservatives first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • ASEAN-US summit: Long on talk, short on substance
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 19, 2022 at 3:43 am

    Only diplomatic platitudes in the joint vision statement plus a small financial package demonstrated the Joe Biden administration’s commitment to maintain momentum in the US’ Indo-Pacific strategy in Southeast Asia,… The post ASEAN-US summit: Long on talk, short on substance first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • ‘How to murder your husband’ writer on trial for murder of husband
    by Chanwanpen on May 19, 2022 at 2:27 am

    A writer who penned a piece titled “How To Murder Your Husband” is on trial in the United States for…killing her husband. It is a case that has all the… The post ‘How to murder your husband’ writer on trial for murder of husband first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Rediscovered Michelangelo sketch sells for 23 mn euros
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 19, 2022 at 2:04 am

    A recently rediscovered sketch by Michelangelo, the artist’s first known nude, sold at auction at Christie’s in Paris on Wednesday for 23 million euros ($24 million), a record for one… The post Rediscovered Michelangelo sketch sells for 23 mn euros first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • NATO chief hails ‘historic moment’ as Finland, Sweden apply
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 1:07 pm

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance stands ready to seize a historic moment and move quickly on allowing Finland and Sweden to join… The post NATO chief hails ‘historic moment’ as Finland, Sweden apply first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Discussion on “safe passage” among APEC members takes centre stage
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 12:39 pm

    Senior APEC officials have continued to discuss proposals related to “safe passage” schemes which, as part of Thailand’s priorities, could be key deliverables, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson… The post Discussion on “safe passage” among APEC members takes centre stage first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Former Bangkok governor says flooding in several areas have been solved
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 12:22 pm

    Former Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said today (Wednesday) that he has already solved the flood problems in 15 areas of the capital and would address the problems in the remaining… The post Former Bangkok governor says flooding in several areas have been solved first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Diesel price remains capped at 32 baht per litre
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 11:36 am

    Thailand’s Fuel Fund Executive Committee has decided to maintain the diesel price at 32 baht per litre, at least until Sunday, even though the cabinet agreed yesterday to cut the… The post Diesel price remains capped at 32 baht per litre first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Russia says nearly 700 more Mariupol fighters surrender; leaders still holed up
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on May 18, 2022 at 10:19 am

    KYIV/MARIUPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) – Nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters surrendered at the Mariupol steelworks in the past 24 hours, Russia said on Wednesday, but leaders were reported to still be holed up inside,… The post Russia says nearly 700 more Mariupol fighters surrender; leaders still holed up first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Bangkok suffers flooding, traffic jams, due to heavy rain Tuesday night
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 9:28 am

    Many parts of Bangkok experienced severe traffic congestion last evening and today (Wednesday), due to flooding caused by heavy rain throughout the night, exacerbated by the reopening of most schools… The post Bangkok suffers flooding, traffic jams, due to heavy rain Tuesday night first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Top prosecutor in Red Bull heir hit and run case dismissed from service
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 8:58 am

    The Public Prosecution Service Commission decided to dismiss former deputy attorney-general Nate Naksuk today (Wednesday), after finding him guilty of negligence in the performance of his duty in the handling… The post Top prosecutor in Red Bull heir hit and run case dismissed from service first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Court overrules disqualification of Kraidaj Bunnag as Bangkok gubernatorial candidate
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 8:07 am

    The Central Administrative Court has overruled, on the grounds that it may not be legal, an order by the Election and Bangkok Election commissions, disqualifying candidate Kraidaj Bunnag from standing… The post Court overrules disqualification of Kraidaj Bunnag as Bangkok gubernatorial candidate first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • PM stops Hazardous Substances Committee reviewing ban on 3 chemicals
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 6:21 am

    Attempts by Thailand’s National Hazardous Substance Committee to review the ban on herbicides paraquat and glyphosate and insecticide chlorpyrifos has been thwarted by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. The prime minister… The post PM stops Hazardous Substances Committee reviewing ban on 3 chemicals first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Monarchy reform activist’s bail application rejected for lack of pay slip
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 5:15 am

    A Criminal Court yesterday (Tuesday) rejected a bail application, by the Opposition’s Move Forward Party Leader Pita Limjaroenrat, on behalf of monarchy reform activist Tantawan Tuatulanon, aka “Tawan”, because Pita’s… The post Monarchy reform activist’s bail application rejected for lack of pay slip first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Vesak Day celebration in Borobudur with thousands of lanterns
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 18, 2022 at 3:24 am

    Indonesia organized the 2566 Vesak day celebration at the Borobudur temple in Central Java, local media TVRI reported. The event, by the Indonesian Buddhists Council and the Indonesian Buddhists Association,… The post Vesak Day celebration in Borobudur with thousands of lanterns first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Participatory budgeting could put Bangkok’s future in hands of its residents
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 18, 2022 at 2:46 am

    With Bangkok’s budget ranging between 70 billion and 80 billion baht per year, people voting for the city’s new governor this Sunday may be keen to find out which candidate… The post Participatory budgeting could put Bangkok’s future in hands of its residents first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Quote of the Week
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 18, 2022 at 1:41 am
  • Japan to accept small-scale tours from 4 countries
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 17, 2022 at 2:46 pm

    Japan will trial small group tours with travelers from the US, Australia, Thailand, and Singapore from this month, the government said, as it experiments with easing strict Covid border rules…. The post Japan to accept small-scale tours from 4 countries first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai PM to be asked to scrap ฿25.6Bn water project in eastern region
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 17, 2022 at 1:57 pm

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will be asked to scrap the 25.6-billion-baht, 30-year deal between the Treasury Department and Wong Siam Construction for the supply of water to Thailand’s eastern region,… The post Thai PM to be asked to scrap ฿25.6Bn water project in eastern region first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Quote of the Week
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 17, 2022 at 12:13 pm
  • Excise tax on diesel cut by five baht/litre for two months amid high prices
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 17, 2022 at 11:43 am

    The Thai cabinet decided to slash excise tax on diesel by 5 baht/litre for two months today (Tuesday), effective from May 21, to help ease the financial burden on consumers…. The post Excise tax on diesel cut by five baht/litre for two months amid high prices first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Shanghai hits prized ‘zero COVID’ status but lockdown lingers
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 17, 2022 at 10:53 am

    Shanghai achieved its long-awaited milestone of three consecutive days with no new COVID-19 cases outside quarantine zones on Tuesday but most residents will have to put up with confinement for… The post Shanghai hits prized ‘zero COVID’ status but lockdown lingers first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Government Housing Bank’s special loans fully subscribed in 36 seconds
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 17, 2022 at 8:33 am

    The Government Housing Bank’s (GHB) special low interest housing loans, worth 450 million baht in total, were fully subscribed in just 36 seconds, according to the state-run bank. The special… The post Government Housing Bank’s special loans fully subscribed in 36 seconds first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s 2022 GDP growth projection cut to 3%, 2.2% recorded for Q1
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 17, 2022 at 6:26 am

    The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has decided to cut Thailand’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth projection for 2022 to between 2.5% and 3.5%, or an average of… The post Thailand’s 2022 GDP growth projection cut to 3%, 2.2% recorded for Q1 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 14-year-old student commits suicide after being expelled from Thai school
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 17, 2022 at 5:25 am

    A 14-year-old female junior high school student, attending a school in Thailand’s southern province of Phatthalung, has committed suicide after she was allegedly expelled by her teacher for failing to… The post 14-year-old student commits suicide after being expelled from Thai school first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Bangkok gubernatorial debate held ahead of Sunday’s elections
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 17, 2022 at 3:53 am

    As voting in the first Bangkok gubernatorial election in nine years will take place on May 22nd, Thai PBS hosted a debate on Monday in which five key candidates took… The post Bangkok gubernatorial debate held ahead of Sunday’s elections first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Biden’s visit to racist massacre site will highlight US extremism
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 17, 2022 at 2:40 am

    When President Joe Biden visits the site of a racist massacre in upstate New York on Tuesday, he’ll confront not only the shocking deaths of 10 Black people but warn against an ideology that “tears at the… The post Biden’s visit to racist massacre site will highlight US extremism first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Sweden’s plans for NATO membership hit snag as Turkey says no
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 17, 2022 at 2:11 am

    Sweden will formally apply for NATO membership in the next few days, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Monday, but its accession process, and that of Finland, hit a snag when NATO member Turkey‘s president said he would not approve… The post Sweden’s plans for NATO membership hit snag as Turkey says no first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • No closure of class or school in Thailand if COVID-19 infection is detected
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 16, 2022 at 1:54 pm

    The Department of Health has clarified that no class or school will be shut down if a student, teacher or member of school staff is found to be infected with… The post No closure of class or school in Thailand if COVID-19 infection is detected first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • No more report on opinion poll results allowed until after Bangkok local elections
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 16, 2022 at 12:58 pm

    Opinion pollsters and the media are barred from disclosing opinion poll results related to Bangkok’s gubernatorial and council elections from now until the actual polls close at 5 pm on… The post No more report on opinion poll results allowed until after Bangkok local elections first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Former FTI chair joins Thai Sang Thai party as economic team leader
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 16, 2022 at 10:20 am

    Former chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) Supant Mongkolsuthree has been appointed head of the Thai Sang Thai party’s economic team. Chairwoman of the party, Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan,… The post Former FTI chair joins Thai Sang Thai party as economic team leader first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai Commerce Ministry to put child car seats on “products under watch” list
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 16, 2022 at 8:44 am

    The Ministry of Commerce is to include car safety seats in their “product under watch” list to prevent profiteering, after the Land Traffic Act has made it mandatory for children… The post Thai Commerce Ministry to put child car seats on “products under watch” list first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Greece says ready to welcome Finland, Sweden in NATO
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 16, 2022 at 7:16 am

    ATHENS, May 14 (Reuters) – Greece fully supports Sweden’s and Finland’s plans to join NATO, its foreign minister said on Saturday. “Greece has excellent relations with these two countries, which are also members… The post Greece says ready to welcome Finland, Sweden in NATO first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Saudi Arabia to sell fertiliser to Thailand
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 16, 2022 at 6:56 am

    Saudi Arabia has responded positively to Thailand’s request to buy fertiliser from the desert kingdom, to ease the shortage in the country, said Sanan Angubolkul, chairman of the Thai Chamber… The post Saudi Arabia to sell fertiliser to Thailand first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • One dead, four critically injured in California church shooting
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 16, 2022 at 5:32 am

    One person was dead and four others in critical condition after a shooting at a church near Los Angeles, law enforcement said Sunday, just one day after a gunman killed… The post One dead, four critically injured in California church shooting first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Russia would consider North Korea request for COVID vaccine supply
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 16, 2022 at 4:07 am

    May 13 (Reuters) – Russia will promptly consider any request from North Korea for COVID-19 vaccine supplies, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. “North Korean comrades are well aware of our various inoculations, they are… The post Russia would consider North Korea request for COVID vaccine supply first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • As schools prepare to reopen, what toll has COVID taken on Thailand’s children?
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 16, 2022 at 2:07 am

    Schools in Thailand will open their doors for the first time in more than two years on May 17, as the pandemic recedes. The Education Ministry made the decision to… The post As schools prepare to reopen, what toll has COVID taken on Thailand’s children? first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s regional strategies revealed at the ASEAN-US summit
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 15, 2022 at 2:22 pm

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-cha, speaking at the special ASEAN-US summit, revealed Thailand’s regional strategies, which will promote peace and resilience in the post-pandemic era. He outlined three priorities for the… The post Thailand’s regional strategies revealed at the ASEAN-US summit first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Concern over side effects means parents unwilling to vaccinate young children
    by Nad Bunnag on May 15, 2022 at 10:29 am

    Many parents are not taking their children to be vaccinated because they are concerned over the possible side effects, said Health Services Department Director-General Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai today (Sunday), citing the… The post Concern over side effects means parents unwilling to vaccinate young children first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Candidates ramp up campaigns a week before Bangkok’s gubernatorial election
    by Nad Bunnag on May 15, 2022 at 9:32 am

    With just a week to go before the Bangkok gubernatorial election, the frontrunners have stepped up their visits to people in various communities and markets to solicit their support. Accompanied… The post Candidates ramp up campaigns a week before Bangkok’s gubernatorial election first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai hotels listed among TripAdvisor’s best hotels of 2022
    by Nad Bunnag on May 15, 2022 at 8:44 am

    Two of Thailand’s hotels have been included among TripAdvisor’s global list of the top 25 hotels in 2022. The hotels chosen for “Traveller’s Choice 2022 – Best of the Best… The post Thai hotels listed among TripAdvisor’s best hotels of 2022 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai Foreign Minister to visit Saudi Arabia to cement bilateral cooperation
    by Nad Bunnag on May 15, 2022 at 8:23 am

    Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has been assigned by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to visit Saudi Arabia to follow-up on cooperation in all areas between Thailand and Saudi Arabia. He said… The post Thai Foreign Minister to visit Saudi Arabia to cement bilateral cooperation first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Supreme Patriarch advises Thais to live carefully to be happy
    by Nad Bunnag on May 15, 2022 at 8:18 am

    On Visakha Bucha Day today (Sunday), the Supreme Patriarch has advised Thai Buddhists to live life carefully in order to be happy. This is an important day for Buddhists which… The post Supreme Patriarch advises Thais to live carefully to be happy first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Heavy rain with isolated heavy showers over most of Thailand until Tuesday
    by Nad Bunnag on May 15, 2022 at 6:07 am

    Heavy to very heavy rain is forecast from today (Sunday)until Tuesday for most parts of Thailand as a result of a high pressure cold front from China, which is expected… The post Heavy rain with isolated heavy showers over most of Thailand until Tuesday first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Walk-A-Tif: Mimouna party, a festival of good neighbours
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on May 15, 2022 at 4:40 am

    It is not that common to experience Jewish traditions in Thailand, so this is a very good chance to observe a celebration taking place at the residence of the Israeli… The post Walk-A-Tif: Mimouna party, a festival of good neighbours first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Safety at a price: Why compulsory car seat use is controversial in Thailand
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 15, 2022 at 4:25 am

    For decades now, Thai parents have been letting their children ride in cars without a car seat, and sometimes even without a belt. The practice – which also applies to… The post Safety at a price: Why compulsory car seat use is controversial in Thailand first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • More reporters suspended over coverage of alleged sexual harassment by senior monk
    by Chanwanpen on May 14, 2022 at 1:37 pm

    Two more broadcast reporters were suspended and one online influencer has been fired as the backlash over the apparently “staged” video, featuring a supposed sex abuse victim of an ailing… The post More reporters suspended over coverage of alleged sexual harassment by senior monk first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • G7 warn of Ukraine grain crisis, ask China not to aid Russia
    by Chanwanpen on May 14, 2022 at 11:17 am

    WEISSENHAUS, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven leading economies warned Saturday that the war in Ukraine is stoking a global food and energy crisis that threatens poor countries, and… The post G7 warn of Ukraine grain crisis, ask China not to aid Russia first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Tiger cubs and hornbills seized from house in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima
    by Chanwanpen on May 14, 2022 at 9:06 am

    Wildlife officials seized two tiger cubs, six great hornbills and two wreathed hornbills from a house in Non Sung district of the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima on Friday. A… The post Tiger cubs and hornbills seized from house in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Durian-mangosteen pairing benefits health, research finds
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 14, 2022 at 7:25 am

    Summertime in Thailand can be torture in the heat, but it is also the best time of year to tuck into the abundance of local fruit, particularly durian, which is… The post Durian-mangosteen pairing benefits health, research finds first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 3 journalists face axe over an investigation into senior monk in Thailand
    by Chanwanpen on May 14, 2022 at 7:18 am

    One broadcast journalist was fired and two others from separate organisations have been suspended pending investigation over their allegedly inappropriate conduct during their investigative news coverage of a respected 98-year… The post 3 journalists face axe over an investigation into senior monk in Thailand first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • EXPLAINER: What’s behind North Korea’s COVID-19 admission?
    by Chanwanpen on May 14, 2022 at 6:02 am

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Before acknowledging its first domestic COVID-19 cases, North Korea spent 2 1/2 years rejecting outside offers of vaccines and steadfastly claiming that its superior socialist… The post EXPLAINER: What’s behind North Korea’s COVID-19 admission? first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Pichate Satirachaval: Coalition rebel plants ‘time bomb’ under Prayut’s government
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 14, 2022 at 3:00 am

    As the government sails towards another censure-debate storm, coalition MP Pichate Satirachaval is creating dangerous waves in the ruling Palang Pracharath Party – just months after joining it. Pichate claims… The post Pichate Satirachaval: Coalition rebel plants ‘time bomb’ under Prayut’s government first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Controversial but defiant, influencer Nara Crepe Katoey facing biggest storm yet
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 14, 2022 at 2:33 am

    If there’s no such thing as bad publicity, then someone forgot to tell the transgender influencer who posted a controversial clip promoting e-commerce giant Lazada. Known by the handle “Nara… The post Controversial but defiant, influencer Nara Crepe Katoey facing biggest storm yet first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Chinese Embassy in Thailand says controversial Lazada video is unacceptable
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 10:56 am

    The Chinese Embassy in Bangkok said in its Facebook post today (Friday) that the controversial sales promotion video for Lazada’s online shopping platform, which allegedly referenced a member of the… The post Chinese Embassy in Thailand says controversial Lazada video is unacceptable first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • ASEAN puts US request for “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” on hold
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 10:22 am

    In an unexpected diplomatic move, ASEAN has decided to delay the granting of “comprehensive strategic partnership”status, or CSP, to the US until November, according to an informed source. The source,… The post ASEAN puts US request for “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” on hold first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s Finance Ministry considers launch of new co-payment scheme phase
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 9:55 am

    The Finance Ministry is now working on a possible launch of a 5th phase of the 50:50 co-payment scheme, aimed at easingthe financial burden of the rising cost of living…. The post Thailand’s Finance Ministry considers launch of new co-payment scheme phase first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai Health Ministry may propose lowering COVID Alert from Level 3 to 2
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 8:37 am

    The Ministry of Public Health anticipates that COVID-19 infections in Thailand will be on a decline by the end of this month or in early June, which will enable it… The post Thai Health Ministry may propose lowering COVID Alert from Level 3 to 2 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Long COVID clinics mushroom in Thailand as survivors tackle after-effects
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 13, 2022 at 6:32 am

    With more than 4 million COVID-19 infections recorded in Thailand since early 2020, it is no surprise that long-COVID support groups are popping up all around the country.   Meanwhile, the… The post Long COVID clinics mushroom in Thailand as survivors tackle after-effects first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Brahmins predict plentiful food, slightly more rain for Thailand this year
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 6:02 am

    Thailand will have slightly more rain this year with plentiful food, according to the forecast of the Brahmins, which isbased on the food and drinks chosen by two sacred oxen… The post Brahmins predict plentiful food, slightly more rain for Thailand this year first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • ASEAN and the US agree on a joint vision statement
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 4:06 am

    ASEAN foreign ministers have reached an agreement with the US over the joint vision statement, which contains 27 paragraphs containing 2,695 words, covering the whole gamut of their relations in… The post ASEAN and the US agree on a joint vision statement first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Biden welcomes Southeast Asian leaders with energy, maritime pledges
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 4:04 am

    (AFP) – President Joe Biden on Thursday welcomed Southeast Asian leaders to Washington with promises to support clean energy and maritime security, hoping to showcase a US commitment as China… The post Biden welcomes Southeast Asian leaders with energy, maritime pledges first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • China database reveals the thousands detained in Xinjiang
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 4:00 am

    AFP – A leaked list of thousands of detained Uyghurs has helped Nursimangul Abdureshid shed some light on the whereabouts of her missing family members, who have disappeared in China’s… The post China database reveals the thousands detained in Xinjiang first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Foreign energy giants leave Myanmar, Chinese companies to likely replace them
    by Nad Bunnag on May 13, 2022 at 3:50 am

    Myanmar saw, not too long into the post-coup era, the departure of investments in the energy sector. France’s Total and the US’s Chevron announced their decisions to leave Myanmar on… The post Foreign energy giants leave Myanmar, Chinese companies to likely replace them first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way’s huge black hole
    by Chanwanpen on May 12, 2022 at 1:42 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The world got a look Thursday at the first wild but fuzzy image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy…. The post Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way’s huge black hole first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Bitcoin’s 2021 gains wiped out in stablecoin rout
    by Chanwanpen on May 12, 2022 at 12:15 pm

    HONG KONG, May 12 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies extended their sell-off on Thursday, with Bitcoin falling to its lowest levels in 16 months as a stampede out of so-called stablecoins sent… The post Bitcoin’s 2021 gains wiped out in stablecoin rout first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Bangkok gubernatorial candidates Chadchart, Suchatvee get most positive traffic on social media
    by Chanwanpen on May 12, 2022 at 11:15 am

    Former Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, Democrat candidate Suchatvee Suwansawat and former transport minister Chadchart Sittipunt are the three Bangkok gubernatorial candidates most mentioned on social media, according to a poll… The post Bangkok gubernatorial candidates Chadchart, Suchatvee get most positive traffic on social media first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Court rejects call to shut down Mungkornfa platform amid lottery overpricing
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 12, 2022 at 9:59 am

    The Criminal Court dismissed a petition from the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) today (Thursday) seeking to shut down websites run by the Mungkornfa online lottery platform, amid… The post Court rejects call to shut down Mungkornfa platform amid lottery overpricing first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai student hairstyles heat up social media
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 12, 2022 at 9:04 am

    Student hairstyles are top trending on Twitter today (Thursday), with a “scrap hairstyles” hashtag going viral after the “Bad Student” anti-establishment group posted a picture and strict rules related to… The post Thai student hairstyles heat up social media first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Second candidate disqualified in Bangkok gubernatorial election
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 12, 2022 at 7:15 am

    A second candidate in the upcoming Bangkok gubernatorial election, Sarawut Benchakul, who ran as an independent, has been disqualified, following his dismissal from a state office over alleged corruption, according… The post Second candidate disqualified in Bangkok gubernatorial election first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Indulging the senses in the mangrove forest
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 12, 2022 at 5:40 am

    We always need to go back to nature, no matter how far our urban lives lead us away from it. And a perfect place to do just that is a… The post Indulging the senses in the mangrove forest first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai school drops military-style uniforms for kindergarteners after backlash
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 12, 2022 at 5:20 am

    A school in Thailand’s western province of Kanchanaburi has backed off its plan for kindergarten students to wear military style fatigues once a week, after it came under heavy criticism… The post Thai school drops military-style uniforms for kindergarteners after backlash first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • COVID claims 1 million U.S. lives
    by Chanwanpen on May 12, 2022 at 2:56 am

    NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) – The United States has now recorded more than 1 million COVID-19 deaths, according to a Reuters tally, crossing a once-unthinkable milestone about two years… The post COVID claims 1 million U.S. lives first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • From vote-counts to matchmaking – 4 innovations boosting voter participation in Bangkok election
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 12, 2022 at 2:07 am

    Excitement is rising as around 4.4 million Bangkok voters prepare to cast their ballots in the first gubernatorial election for almost 10 years. But this time, their participation in the… The post From vote-counts to matchmaking – 4 innovations boosting voter participation in Bangkok election first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • North Korea reports first Covid-19 outbreak, declares emergency
    by Chanwanpen on May 12, 2022 at 2:01 am

    North Korea has confirmed its first-ever case of Covid-19 and declared a “severe national emergency”, with leader Kim Jong Un vowing to “eliminate” the virus, state media said Thursday. The… The post North Korea reports first Covid-19 outbreak, declares emergency first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Quote of the Week
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 1:16 pm
  • Bangkokians want new governor to prioritise transport, traffic problems
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 1:02 pm

    Most people in Bangkok want their new governor to tackle public transport and traffic problems as a priority, while independent candidate Chadchart Sittipunt still leads in the latest opinion poll,… The post Bangkokians want new governor to prioritise transport, traffic problems first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai monk complains of receiving condoms among offerings
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 11:35 am

    A Buddhist monk in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai has made an online complaint about some novices in his temple receiving condoms among the offerings made by some followers…. The post Thai monk complains of receiving condoms among offerings first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai FDA approves use of Covovax and Spikevax vaccines in younger people
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 10:37 am

    Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) has approved the extended use of India’s Covovax (Novavax formulation) to cover those aged 12 to 17, instead of 18 and older, and the… The post Thai FDA approves use of Covovax and Spikevax vaccines in younger people first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Choice of vaccine now available at Bangkok’s Bang Sue vaccination centre
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 8:53 am

    People who want to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at the Central Vaccination Centre at Bang Sue grand station in Bangkok can now choose the vaccine type. Those getting booster shots… The post Choice of vaccine now available at Bangkok’s Bang Sue vaccination centre first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thai children’s IQ levels on the rise, over 10% above 130
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 7:37 am

    The average intelligence quotient (IQ) of Thai children is on the rise, from an average of 98.3 in 2016 to 102.8 in 2021, while 10.4% of the students surveyed have… The post Thai children’s IQ levels on the rise, over 10% above 130 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • The Bongbong paradox
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 11, 2022 at 6:50 am

    Some call it “Beauty of democracy”. Under authoritarian regimes, Ferdinand Marcos Jr, or Bongbong, wouldn’t stand a chance. For the son of someone who had been dislodged from power to… The post The Bongbong paradox first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • ‘Asani’ to bring heavy rain, flash floods to parts of Thailand in next two days
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 5:21 am

    Thailand’s Meteorological Department is warning of heavy rain in some areas, including flash floods and overflows today (Wednesday) and tomorrow, caused by a tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal…. The post ‘Asani’ to bring heavy rain, flash floods to parts of Thailand in next two days first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Most Great Barrier Reef coral studied this year was bleached
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on May 11, 2022 at 4:28 am

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — More than 90% of Great Barrier Reef coral surveyed this year was bleached in the fourth such mass event in seven years in the world’s largest… The post Most Great Barrier Reef coral studied this year was bleached first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Quote of the Week
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on May 11, 2022 at 3:22 am
  • Musk says he would reverse Twitter ban on Donald Trump
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 11, 2022 at 2:13 am

    (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday he would reverse Twitter‘s ban on former U.S. President Donald Trump when he buys the social media platform, the clearest signal yet of Musk‘s intention to cut moderation of the site. Musk, the world’s richest person and chief executive of electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc, has… The post Musk says he would reverse Twitter ban on Donald Trump first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Cabinet approves new wage rates for skilled workers in Thailand
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 10, 2022 at 1:35 pm

    The Thai cabinet approved new pay rates for three groups of workers today (Tuesday), covering 16 occupations, as proposed by the Labour Ministry. Construction workers: Gypsum board installation: Level 1:… The post Cabinet approves new wage rates for skilled workers in Thailand first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand’s long-term ‘high potential’ resident visa fee to be halved to ฿50,000
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 10, 2022 at 12:40 pm

    Thailand’s cabinet decided to cut the long-term resident (LTR) visa fee by half on Tuesday, to 50,000 baht, for foreigners who have “high capability or potential” and want to stay… The post Thailand’s long-term ‘high potential’ resident visa fee to be halved to ฿50,000 first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • US-ASEAN Summit needs concrete results to be more than a talkshop
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 10, 2022 at 11:16 am

    The leaders of ASEAN countries will meet with US President Joe Biden in Washington D.C. on May 12-13 for a special summit to commemorate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations… The post US-ASEAN Summit needs concrete results to be more than a talkshop first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Floods, pollution and cultural tourism addressed by Bangkok’s gubernatorial candidates
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 10, 2022 at 9:24 am

    Bangkok gubernatorial election candidates Chadchart Sittipunt and the Democrat Party’s Suchatvee Suwansawat have been proposing solutions to environmental issues faced by the capital, such as flooding and PM2.5 pollution, less than… The post Floods, pollution and cultural tourism addressed by Bangkok’s gubernatorial candidates first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Protests break out as Philippines election returns a Marcos to presidency
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on May 10, 2022 at 9:11 am

    MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines woke to a new but familiar political landscape on Tuesday, after an election triumph by Ferdinand Marcos Jr. paved the way for a once unimaginable return to the… The post Protests break out as Philippines election returns a Marcos to presidency first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • TV anchor, 3 ex-‘Yellow Shirt’ leaders face one year in prison over 2008 protests
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 10, 2022 at 7:37 am

    Thai TV news anchor Anchalee Paireerak and three former leaders of the now defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), better known as the “Yellow Shirt”, protest group are facing a… The post TV anchor, 3 ex-‘Yellow Shirt’ leaders face one year in prison over 2008 protests first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Battle for Bangkok raging online and offline as governor election looms
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 10, 2022 at 6:50 am

    Battle is heating up both online and offline as Bangkok governor candidates woo voters of all generations ahead of the May 22 election. In the offline realm, candidates are jostling… The post Battle for Bangkok raging online and offline as governor election looms first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Subcutaneous vaccine jabs offer less protection, but fewer side effects – Thai study
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 10, 2022 at 6:09 am

    Subcutaneous injection of lower doses of COVID-19 vaccine generates a lower immune response than intramuscular injection, but produces fewer undesirable side effects, according to the findings of a research study… The post Subcutaneous vaccine jabs offer less protection, but fewer side effects – Thai study first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Lazada banned from Thai army compounds following video controversy
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 10, 2022 at 3:41 am

    Thailand’s Army Commander-in-Chief has banned all military units from using Lazada, following the controversy over a TikTok video, which has been deemed by some to offend the disabled and the… The post Lazada banned from Thai army compounds following video controversy first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • What Gen-X voters want from the next Bangkok governor
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on May 10, 2022 at 3:08 am

    There are 871,272 generation X voters, or 19% of the capital’s electorate, who are entitled to vote on May 22nd in the Bangkok gubernatorial election. Thai PBS World spoke with… The post What Gen-X voters want from the next Bangkok governor first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Thailand and US begin two days of strategic talks in Washington DC
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on May 10, 2022 at 2:54 am

    Thailand and the US began a two-day strategic discussion in Washington yesterday (Monday), to strengthen further their security partnership in creating a peaceful and prosperous region. The Thai delegation is… The post Thailand and US begin two days of strategic talks in Washington DC first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • 5 decades of governor elections that have shaped modern Bangkok
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on May 10, 2022 at 1:52 am

    Bangkokians choose their next governor on May 22, the latest episode in 50 years of administration that has shaped the world capital that we know today. Here, Thai PBS World reviews highlights… The post 5 decades of governor elections that have shaped modern Bangkok first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.

  • Marcos, son of strongman, triumphs in Philippines presidential election
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on May 10, 2022 at 1:43 am

    MANILA (Reuters) – Ferdinand Marcos Jr clinched a stunning runaway victory in the Philippines’ presidential election on Monday in the first win by a majority since a 1986 revolution that toppled his late… The post Marcos, son of strongman, triumphs in Philippines presidential election first appeared on Thai PBS World : The latest Thai news in English, News Headlines, World News and News Broadcasts in both Thai and English. We bring Thailand to the world.