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  • Phuket “sandbox” model adapted for Bangkok’s international airports
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on October 21, 2021 at 11:39 am

    Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi and Don Muaeng international airports have adapted Phuket’s “sandbox’ model in the management and processing of arriving foreign tourists. Disembarkation to leaving the airports will take roughly 25… The post Phuket “sandbox” model adapted for Bangkok’s international airports 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.

  • 500,000 doses of vaccines to be sent to southern Thai provinces as COVID-19 infections surge
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on October 21, 2021 at 10:52 am

    An additional half million doses of vaccines will be sent to Thailand’s four southern border provinces, in addition to the 500,000 sent previously, to help contain the spread of COVID-19… The post 500,000 doses of vaccines to be sent to southern Thai provinces as COVID-19 infections surge 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.

  • Another storm to hit Thailand late next week, heavy rain forecast
    by Mintra Adair on October 21, 2021 at 7:57 am

    People living in Thailand’s eastern, lower central, and upper southern regions are advised to brace for heavy rain next Friday and Saturday when an atmospheric depression is expected to make… The post Another storm to hit Thailand late next week, heavy rain forecast 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.

  • Three markets in Chiang Mai locked down for three days of disinfection
    by Mintra Adair on October 21, 2021 at 7:17 am

    Chiang Mai’s adjacent Waroros, Ton Lamyai and flower markets have been closed down for three days, starting today (Thursday), for disinfection, while surrounding areas have been placed under maximum watch… The post Three markets in Chiang Mai locked down for three days of disinfection 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.

  • Three killed in gas explosion at Chinese BBQ restaurant
    by Mintra Adair on October 21, 2021 at 4:45 am

    A gas explosion at a restaurant ripped through a busy street in a major Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens, state media reported.  … The post Three killed in gas explosion at Chinese BBQ restaurant 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.

  • Australia accuses China of undermining world trade
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 21, 2021 at 4:30 am

    Australia delivered a withering denunciation of China’s trade policies Thursday, accusing Beijing of undermining the World Trade Organization and foot-dragging on promised economic reforms.  During a usually routine WTO review… The post Australia accuses China of undermining world trade 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.

  • Music fans spend more time listening to tunes during pandemic -study
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 21, 2021 at 4:17 am

    Music fans globally are spending more time listening to tunes, about 18.4 hours a week on average, and have turned to their favorite artists for comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic,… The post Music fans spend more time listening to tunes during pandemic -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.

  • Isaan voters once again hold keys to political power in Thailand
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 21, 2021 at 4:01 am

    Major political parties are setting their sights on the Northeast as local elections loom, paving the way for a national vote expected next year. Pheu Thai and Move Forward, the… The post Isaan voters once again hold keys to political power 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.

  • COVID-19 pill may revive old, bitter debate
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 21, 2021 at 1:43 am

    Common sense, whether it’s humanitarian or economic, dictates that if the world has found a drug that can make the coronavirus a lot less scary, the treatment should be made… The post COVID-19 pill may revive old, bitter debate 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.

  • Talks held to ease motorists’ burden as tolls on Sirat Outer ring road to rise from Dec 15
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 20, 2021 at 2:30 pm

    The Expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) is trying to negotiate, with Bangkok Expressway and Metro Public Company (BEM), the concessionaire for the Sirat outer ring road expressway, an easing of… The post Talks held to ease motorists’ burden as tolls on Sirat Outer ring road to rise from Dec 15 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 sets out seven conditions for foreign arrivals without quarantine
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 20, 2021 at 1:53 pm

    From November 1st, foreign tourists arriving in Thailand, without being required to enter quarantine, must meet seven conditions, according to the Bureau of Risk Communication and Health Behavior Promotion of the… The post Thailand sets out seven conditions for foreign arrivals without quarantine 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.

  • Cat Kingdom, Heaven for an army of felines
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 20, 2021 at 1:07 pm

    As a cat lover, you might have one, two or three pet cats but, what if you have to take care of over a thousand? Would it change how you… The post Cat Kingdom, Heaven for an army of felines 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.

  • Only very old and sick die of COVID if vaccinated, Italian study shows
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 20, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    MILAN, Oct 20 (Reuters) – People vaccinated against COVID-19 are highly unlikely to die of the disease unless very old and already badly ill before getting it, a study in… The post Only very old and sick die of COVID if vaccinated, Italian study shows 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.

  • A royal rest: Queen Elizabeth told by doctors to take a break
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 20, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, decided on Wednesday to rest for the next few days on advice from doctors and cancelled a planned visit to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said. The… The post A royal rest: Queen Elizabeth told by doctors to take a break 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.

  • Charter Court rules in favour of PPRP’s Paiboon Nititawan
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 20, 2021 at 11:28 am

    The Constitutional Court ruled today (Wednesday), by a majority, that Paiboon Nititawan, a former MP of the dissolved People  Reform Party and currently an MP and a deputy leader of… The post Charter Court rules in favour of PPRP’s Paiboon Nititawan 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 rules suspect in Nakhon Sawan police custody died of deliberate suffocation
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 20, 2021 at 10:32 am

    The Nakhon Sawan provincial court ruled today (Wednesday) that the drug suspect, who was seen in video footage with his head covered by plastic bags while in police custody at… The post Court rules suspect in Nakhon Sawan police custody died of deliberate suffocation 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.

  • AI can see through you: CEOs’ language under machine microscope
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

    LONDON, (Reuters) – Executives, beware! You could become your own worst enemy. CEOs and other managers are increasingly under the microscope as some investors use artificial intelligence to learn and analyse their language… The post AI can see through you: CEOs’ language under machine microscope 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 Ambassador: H.E. Mark Gooding, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Thailand
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 20, 2021 at 8:30 am
  • Floods, landslides kill 116 in India and Nepal
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 20, 2021 at 8:18 am

    The death toll from days of flooding and landslides in India and Nepal crossed 100 on Wednesday, including several families swept away or crushed in their homes by avalanches of… The post Floods, landslides kill 116 in India and Nepal 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.

  • ‘Winter Is Coming’ – Thailand’s cold season to begin next week
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 20, 2021 at 7:23 am

    Thailand is expected to enter the cold season next week and the periods of chilly weather will last longer, 5 to 7 days at a time instead of just 3… The post ‘Winter Is Coming’ – Thailand’s cold season to begin next week 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 Appeals Court upholds acquittal of three ex-PDRC leaders, fourth sentenced to 8 months
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 20, 2021 at 6:35 am

    The Appeals Court sentenced a former core member of the now defunct People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) to eight months in prison without suspension today (Wednesday), after finding him guilty… The post Thai Appeals Court upholds acquittal of three ex-PDRC leaders, fourth sentenced to 8 months 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.

  • Japan’s Mount Aso erupts, people warned to stay away
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on October 20, 2021 at 5:46 am

    TOKYO, Oct 20 (Reuters) – A Japanese volcano spewed ash several miles into the sky when it erupted on Wednesday, prompting officials to warn people to steer clear of the… The post Japan’s Mount Aso erupts, people warned to stay away 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.

  • Many piglets drown, others evacuated from flooding in Thailand
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on October 20, 2021 at 5:20 am

    The current flooding in many parts of Thailand is not only affecting humans, property and farmland, but has also led to the drowning of many farm animals, such as pigs,… The post Many piglets drown, others evacuated from flooding 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.

  • Winter Olympic flame arrives in Beijing after activists ramp up boycott calls
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 20, 2021 at 3:57 am

    Beijing (AFP) – The Olympic flame arrived in China early Wednesday for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games, following a ceremony in Greece overshadowed by protests over China’s human rights record. Beijing… The post Winter Olympic flame arrives in Beijing after activists ramp up boycott calls 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.

  • Fire put out at shoe factory in Samut Prakan, inspection for chemical residues underway
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on October 20, 2021 at 3:31 am

    Fire broke out at a footwear factory in Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan on Tuesday night, causing damage estimated at over Bt100 million. An inspection on chemical residues is underway…. The post Fire put out at shoe factory in Samut Prakan, inspection for chemical residues underway 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.

  • Click to Pray 2.0 – Vatican app gets up close and personal with God
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 20, 2021 at 2:20 am

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican on Tuesday rolled out its latest “Click to Pray“ app, offering a personal planner among new functions for what it hopes will be an improved digital “praying experience” in a fast-paced world…. The post Click to Pray 2.0 – Vatican app gets up close and personal with God 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.

  • Haiti gang seeks $1 million per person for kidnapped missionaries
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 20, 2021 at 1:45 am

    (Reuters) – A Haitian gang that kidnapped a group of American and Canadian missionaries is asking for $17 million – or $1 million each – to release them, according to a top Haitian official. Justice Minister Liszt Quitel told Reuters that talks… The post Haiti gang seeks million per person for kidnapped missionaries 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.

  • O-A non-immigrant visa applicants required to have ฿3m health insurance
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 1:37 pm

    Foreigners applying for non-immigrant (O-A) visas for stays in Thailand of up to one year are now required to have a health insurance policy with minimum coverage of three million… The post O-A non-immigrant visa applicants required to have ฿3m health insurance 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.

  • Megahit “Squid Game” puts focus squarely on Netflix’s overseas growth
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 12:55 pm

    Oct 19 (Reuters) – The success of the South Korean dystopian drama series “Squid Game” has led investors to bet on Netflix Inc’s plans to explore more international content to… The post Megahit “Squid Game” puts focus squarely on Netflix’s overseas growth 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.

  • Israel okays Palestinian residency claims, a first since 2009
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 19, 2021 at 11:41 am

    Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel granted approval on Tuesday for 4,000 Palestinians to register as residents of the West Bank, the first such move in the Israeli-occupied territory in 12 years.  The newly regularised… The post Israel okays Palestinian residency claims, a first since 2009 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.

  • Nakhon Ratchasima’s municipal area submerged for second time in less than a month
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 10:59 am

    Overflow from the Lam Takhong River and runoff from Soong Nern and Kham Talay Sor districts have flooded the municipal area of Thailand’s north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima for the… The post Nakhon Ratchasima’s municipal area submerged for second time in less than a month 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.

  • ฿130m ‘stolen’ from over 10,000 Thai bank accounts in just four days
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 9:24 am

    About 130 million baht has been mysteriously withdrawn from 10,700 bank accounts through credit and debit card payments between October 14th and 17th, according to President of the Thai Bankers… The post ฿130m ‘stolen’ from over 10,000 Thai bank accounts in just four 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.

  • Medics at Udon Thani hospital protest over unpaid hazard allowances
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 7:59 am

    About 50 nurses and other medical personnel working at the Udon Thani provincial hospital have protested to the management over its alleged failure to pay them hazard allowances for having… The post Medics at Udon Thani hospital protest over unpaid hazard allowances 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.

  • New seamless travel through toll plazas on Motorway No 9 from October 29
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 7:32 am

    Thailand’s Highways Department will put the new M-Flow toll system on tests from October 29th at Dan Tap Chang and Dan Tanya Buri toll plazas on Motorway No 9, which… The post New seamless travel through toll plazas on Motorway No 9 from October 29 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 warned of 0.40m rise in Chao Phraya River between October 23-30
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 6:56 am

    Thailand’s Department of Public Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has notified the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to advise the city’s riverside residents to brace a rise in the level of the… The post Bangkok warned of 0.40m rise in Chao Phraya River between October 23-30 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.

  • Truckers stage rally to demand diesel price peg at 25 baht per litre
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 19, 2021 at 6:27 am

    Hundreds of trucks and their drivers, affiliated with the Land Transport Federation of Thailand, gathered this morning (Tuesday) at muster points on six main routes in different parts of the… The post Truckers stage rally to demand diesel price peg at 25 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.

  • Cyberfraud revives debate on ways to make online banking safer
    by Chalanlak Chanwanpen on October 19, 2021 at 5:26 am

    Amid the increasing push towards a digital economy, cybersecurity is back in focus after thousands of people fell victim to cyberfraud. At least 40,000 people suffered losses estimated at over… The post Cyberfraud revives debate on ways to make online banking safer 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.

  • Almost 100 people charged with violating alcohol ban at Bangkok mall
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 19, 2021 at 4:03 am

    Ninety-three people were detained for police questioning and charged on Monday for allegedly selling and/or drinking alcohol at a restaurant and bar in Bangkok, in violation of the COVID-19 restrictions…. The post Almost 100 people charged with violating alcohol ban at Bangkok mall 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.

  • Trump sues U.S. House committee investigating Jan. 6 attack
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 19, 2021 at 2:51 am

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Monday against the U.S. congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, alleging it made an illegal request for his White House records. Trump asserted in the lawsuit… The post Trump sues U.S. House committee investigating Jan. 6 attack 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 fires ballistic missile: South’s military
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 19, 2021 at 2:43 am

    Seoul (AFP) – North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a series of tests by Pyongyang as a US… The post North Korea fires ballistic missile: South’s military 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.

  • Myanmar’s military releases prisoners, retracts court cases following ASEAN decision
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 19, 2021 at 2:29 am

    Myanmar’s junta government has decided to release prisoners and cancel arrest warrants issued against thousands of people just days after ASEAN announced that it will exclude Myanmar’s representative from future… The post Myanmar’s military releases prisoners, retracts court cases following ASEAN decision 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.

  • Japan’s top rail firm open train-themed hotel with simulator
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 19, 2021 at 2:11 am

    Japan’s top rail firms are going the extra mile to attract customers as the pandemic continues to cripple the travel industry. The industry leaders, which also operate hotels, are using… The post Japan’s top rail firm open train-themed hotel with simulator 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 field hospitals set up, 22 more villages locked down in Pattani as COVID cases surge
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 19, 2021 at 2:08 am

    22 more villages in the Sai Buri district of Thailand’s southern border province of Pattani have been locked down and more field hospitals set up to cope with the steady… The post More field hospitals set up, 22 more villages locked down in Pattani as COVID cases surge 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 Khao Kheow Open Zoo defends elephant swimming shows
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 18, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    Khao Kheow Open Zoo, in Thailand’s eastern province of Chon Buri, will continue holding elephant swimming shows for tourists despite social media criticism, alleging cruelty to animals, after a picture,… The post Thailand’s Khao Kheow Open Zoo defends elephant swimming shows 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 U.S. Secretary of State Powell dies of COVID-19 complications
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 18, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state and top military officer, died on Monday at the age of 84 due to complications from COVID-19. He… The post Former U.S. Secretary of State Powell dies of COVID-19 complications 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.

  • Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 18, 2021 at 11:35 am

    (Reuters) – Facebook Inc. plans to create 10,000 jobs in the European Union over the next five years, the social media giant said on Monday, to help build the so-called metaverse… The post Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in EU to build ‘metaverse’ 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.

  • Yala tightens travel restrictions, controls at government offices, banks to contain COVID-19
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 18, 2021 at 10:51 am

    The Yala provincial administration, today (Monday), started tightening up travel restrictions by requiring all travellers entering this southern border province of Thailand to have received at least one dose of… The post Yala tightens travel restrictions, controls at government offices, banks to contain COVID-19 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.

  • Third booster with half dose of Pfizer vaccine as effective as full dose – study
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 18, 2021 at 9:04 am

    Thailand’s Siriraj Institute of Clinical Research, of the Faculty of Medicine at Siriraj hospital, is recommending that people who have been inoculated with two AstraZeneca vaccine shots receive a third… The post Third booster with half dose of Pfizer vaccine as effective as full dose – 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.

  • China’s economy stumbles on power crunch, property woes
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 18, 2021 at 8:15 am

    BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s economy hit its slowest pace of growth in a year in the third quarter, hurt by power shortages, supply chain bottlenecks and major wobbles in the property market and raising pressure on policymakers… The post China’s economy stumbles on power crunch, property woes 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.

  • Myanmar to free more than 5,000 jailed for anti-coup protests: junta chief
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 18, 2021 at 8:07 am

    Yangon (AFP) – Myanmar will release more than 5,000 people jailed for protesting against a February coup which ousted the civilian government, the country’s junta chief said Monday. A total… The post Myanmar to free more than 5,000 jailed for anti-coup protests: junta chief 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 asked to review appointment of army general to take charge of pandemic in south
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 18, 2021 at 6:42 am

    Bhumjaithai party-list MP Suphachai Jaismut has asked Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to review his order appointing one of his advisors, General Nattaphon Narkphanit, to take charge of a new command… The post PM asked to review appointment of army general to take charge of pandemic in south 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 envoy says Thailand pavilion is a hit at Dubai World Expo 2020
    by Nad Bunnag on October 18, 2021 at 4:48 am

    The Thailand pavilion at the World Expo 2020 being held in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates from October 1st until March 31st next year, has drawn an average of 10,000… The post Former envoy says Thailand pavilion is a hit at Dubai World Expo 2020 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.

  • Flood woes caused by dam overflow in Suphan Buri province
    by Nad Bunnag on October 18, 2021 at 4:23 am

    Many households and low-lying areas located along the Tha Chin River, in Thailand’s central province of Suphan Buri, are submerged after excess water overflowed the spillways of the Krasiao Dam… The post Flood woes caused by dam overflow in Suphan Buri province 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.

  • Judgement day for Paiboon Nititawan, protector of junta-sponsored Constitution
    by Nad Bunnag on October 18, 2021 at 3:58 am

    A Constitutional Court ruling due to be issued on Wednesday (Oct 20) holds the key to the political future of the ruling Palang Pracharath Party’s legal expert Paiboon Nititawan, with big impacts… The post Judgement day for Paiboon Nititawan, protector of junta-sponsored Constitution 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.

  • Myanmar opposition welcomes ASEAN’s junta snub, wants summit invite
    by Nad Bunnag on October 18, 2021 at 3:55 am

    Oct 18 (Reuters) – Myanmar’s shadow government, formed by opponents of ruling military, welcomed on Monday the exclusion of junta leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming regional summit, but… The post Myanmar opposition welcomes ASEAN’s junta snub, wants summit invite 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.

  • Lalisa and Bocelli opening acts for Thailand’s post-COVID era
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 18, 2021 at 2:45 am

    The Tourism and Sports Ministry is planning a spectacular Thai countdown to 2022, helmed by K-pop sensation Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban in Phuket and Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli in Bangkok. Huge funding… The post Lalisa and Bocelli opening acts for Thailand’s post-COVID era 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.

  • Central bank, TBA suspend credit, debit cards following suspicious deductions
    by Nad Bunnag on October 18, 2021 at 2:32 am

    The Bank of Thailand and the Thai Bankers’ Association (TBA) have suspended the credit and debit cards of many customers who complained that money had been deducted from their accounts… The post Central bank, TBA suspend credit, debit cards following suspicious deductions 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.

  • Oil prices climb to highest in years as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand
    by Nad Bunnag on October 18, 2021 at 2:10 am

    SINGAPORE, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Oil prices hit their highest in years on Monday as demand continues its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, boosted by more custom from power generators… The post Oil prices climb to highest in years as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand 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.

  • Human resources and inequality, main issues needing serious attention
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 18, 2021 at 1:24 am

    Thailand needs to develop its human resources, improve the quality of its education, and get serious about addressing the inequality gap, says economist, Dr. Somjai Phagaphasvivat. He said that dealing… The post Human resources and inequality, main issues needing serious attention 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.

  • Influential musician Bruce Gaston passes away at the age of 74
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 17, 2021 at 10:12 am

    Musicians all over Thailand are today mourning the passing of Bruce Gaston, the first man to successfully blend traditional Thai sounds with contemporary Western melodies. Many foreigners fascinated by Thai… The post Influential musician Bruce Gaston passes away at the age of 74 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.

  • Survey – 60% of Thai people believe country not ready to reopen to foreign arrivals
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 17, 2021 at 8:45 am

    A recent opinion poll shows that 60% of Thai people surveyed do not agree with the November 1st reopening of Thailand to vaccinated foreign travellers without quarantine, saying that the… The post Survey – 60% of Thai people believe country not ready to reopen to foreign arrivals 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.

  • Truckers threaten strike if diesel prices are not pegged
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 17, 2021 at 7:39 am

    Thailand’s truckers’ associations have threatened to go on strike for a week if the government does not freeze the pump price of diesel at 30 baht/litre. To send a warning… The post Truckers threaten strike if diesel prices are not pegged 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.

  • Villages near Phu Tub Berk mountain placed under COVID lockdown until end October
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 17, 2021 at 7:32 am

    The Phetchabun provincial governor has ordered two villages, next to Thailand’s famous mountain resort of Phu Tub Berk, closed to all outsiders from Monday until end of this month after… The post Villages near Phu Tub Berk mountain placed under COVID lockdown until end October 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.

  • Tourism minister hopes New Year appearances of world famous artists in Thailand will inspire the young and the disabled
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 17, 2021 at 5:36 am

    Thai Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn says that he is also looking at the non-financial benefits of the planned appearances of two world famous artists, Thai-born pop artist Lalisa… The post Tourism minister hopes New Year appearances of world famous artists in Thailand will inspire the young and the disabled 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.

  • Philippines pets receive blessings in drive-through ceremony
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 17, 2021 at 4:08 am

    MANILA, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Hundreds of animal lovers in the Philippines had their pets blessed via a drive–through ceremony on Sunday to mark World Animal Day and the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron… The post Philippines pets receive blessings in drive-through ceremony 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.

  • British lawmaker stabbed to death in ‘terrorist incident’
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 17, 2021 at 3:39 am

    England, Oct 15 (Reuters) – British lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death in an Essex church on Friday by an assailant who lunged at him as he met voters, in what… The post British lawmaker stabbed to death in ‘terrorist incident’ 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 won’t invite Myanmar junta leader to summit
    by Nad Bunnag on October 16, 2021 at 2:31 pm

    In the strongest sign of its frustration with the continuing crisis in Myanmar, ASEAN foreign ministers have decided not to invite the country’s junta leader Gen Min Aung Hlaing to… The post ASEAN won’t invite Myanmar junta leader to 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.

  • Nakhon Si Thammarat quiet after being declared a COVID-19 “dark red” province
    by Nad Bunnag on October 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The Muang district of Thailand’s southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat has fallen quiet, with about half of the shops shuttered, light traffic and fewer people in public venues, after… The post Nakhon Si Thammarat quiet after being declared a COVID-19 “dark red” province 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.

  • Sinopharm and Moderna vaccines available for advance bookings at Chulabhorn Royal Academy
    by Nad Bunnag on October 16, 2021 at 11:34 am

    Thailand’s Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA) is offering advance bookings for Sinopharm and Moderna vaccines to organisations, corporate entities and hospitals for administration to their members, employees the public as booster… The post Sinopharm and Moderna vaccines available for advance bookings at Chulabhorn Royal Academy 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.

  • Teachers brave tough terrain to deliver milk to children in Kanchanaburi
    by Nad Bunnag on October 16, 2021 at 7:11 am

    A group of about 20 dedicated teachers and volunteers braved four hours of rain, mud and flooded dirt roads in Thungyai Naresuan wildlife sanctuary, in Thailand’s western province of Kanchanaburi,… The post Teachers brave tough terrain to deliver milk to children in Kanchanaburi 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.

  • Seven Hong Kong activists jailed over unauthorised protest in 2020
    by Nad Bunnag on October 16, 2021 at 5:17 am

    HONG KONG, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Seven Hong Kong democracy campaigners, including former lawmakers, were sentenced on Saturday to up to 12 months in jail for their role in a… The post Seven Hong Kong activists jailed over unauthorised protest in 2020 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 chair Brunei confirms junta leader not invited to summit
    by Nad Bunnag on October 16, 2021 at 5:08 am

    Brunei said on Saturday a non-political representative from Myanmar will be invited to an upcoming summit of leaders from Southeast Asian countries this month, effectively sidelining the leader of a… The post ASEAN chair Brunei confirms junta leader not invited to 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.

  • Be loud and proud and celebrate who you are – Anchilee Scott-Kemmis
    by Nad Bunnag on October 16, 2021 at 12:34 am

    “Real-size beauty is about you celebrating your individuality, the aspects of your diversity and the unique qualities you have within you. It’s about being proud of who you are and… The post Be loud and proud and celebrate who you are – Anchilee Scott-Kemmis 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.

  • U.S. to lift curbs from Nov. 8 for vaccinated foreign travelers – official
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 15, 2021 at 1:25 pm

    WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The White House will announce on Friday it will lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals effective Nov. 8, at land borders and for air travel, a White House official said. Curbs on… The post U.S. to lift curbs from Nov. 8 for vaccinated foreign travelers – official 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 Covid to cancer: High hopes for ‘versatile’ mRNA
    by Kitipat Chuensukjit on October 15, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    The coronavirus pandemic has made vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna and the mRNA technology that they use into household names.  These types of jabs are new but researchers have been working for… The post From Covid to cancer: High hopes for ‘versatile’ mRNA 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.

  • Norway bow-and-arrow attack suspect transferred to health services
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 15, 2021 at 11:35 am

    KONGSBERG, Norway (Reuters) – A man suspected of killing five people with a bow and arrow and other weapons in Norway was in the care of health professionals on Friday, police said. Investigators have named the suspect as Espen Andersen Braathen, a 37-year-old Danish citizen… The post Norway bow-and-arrow attack suspect transferred to health services 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.

  • Financial help rolled out for flood-affected customers of Thailand’s state-run banks
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

    State-run banks have rolled out financial measures to help private individuals and businesses affected the current flooding, according to Pornchai Theeravet, director of the Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office. The… The post Financial help rolled out for flood-affected customers of Thailand’s state-run banks 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 tops $60,000, nears record high, on growing U.S. ETF hopes
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 15, 2021 at 9:13 am

    LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Bitcoin hit $60,000 for the first time in six months on Friday, nearing its record high, as traders grew confident that U.S. regulators would approve the launch of an exchange-traded fund… The post Bitcoin tops ,000, nears record high, on growing U.S. ETF hopes 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.

  • Thais tending to avoid exercise during pandemic are vulnerable to NCDs
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 15, 2021 at 8:09 am

    More Thai people are tending to be less physically active during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many spending up to 14 hours a day doing nothing, not even walking, according to… The post Thais tending to avoid exercise during pandemic are vulnerable to NCDs 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 Moderna, Pfizer vaccines to be procured by Thammasat University, private hospitals
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 15, 2021 at 8:01 am

    Thammasat University has entered into agreements with two private hospitals to procure seven million doses of Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines, to be distributed to a network of private hospitals…. The post More Moderna, Pfizer vaccines to be procured by Thammasat University, private hospitals 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.

  • Actor Russell Crowe promotes ‘Phuket Sandbox’, Bangkok’s electrical wiring
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 15, 2021 at 7:11 am

    Hollywood actor Russell Crowe has been in Thailand to shoot a Vietnam War era movie called “The Greatest Beer Run Ever” and is now posting pictures on the streets of… The post Actor Russell Crowe promotes ‘Phuket Sandbox’, Bangkok’s electrical wiring 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.

  • ฿200 m fee for appearances of world-class artists Lisa, Bocelli at New Year for worth spending – ATTA
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 15, 2021 at 6:33 am

    The 200-million-baht price tag for the appearances of Thai-born rapper Lalisa Manoban, commonly known as “Lisa”, of South Korea’s girl group “BLACKPINK” and Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli, at the… The post ฿200 m fee for appearances of world-class artists Lisa, Bocelli at New Year for worth spending – ATTA 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.

  • Tourism, investments expected to take off as Thailand reopens on Nov 1
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 15, 2021 at 6:04 am

    Business leaders are expecting an influx of foreign tourists and investors when Thailand reopens its doors to the world on November 1. “Reopening Thailand will open up many opportunities,” said… The post Tourism, investments expected to take off as Thailand reopens on Nov 1 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.

  • Lawyer for Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says gagged by junta
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 15, 2021 at 5:18 am

    Yangon (AFP) – The chief lawyer for ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday he had been banned by the junta from speaking to journalists, diplomats or international organisations…. The post Lawyer for Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says gagged by junta 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.

  • Sydney to open for international travellers without quarantine
    by Nad Bunnag on October 15, 2021 at 4:14 am

    SYDNEY, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Sydney will open up to fully vaccinated international travellers from Nov. 1 without the need for quarantine, the country’s most populous state said on Friday,… The post Sydney to open for international travellers without quarantine 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.

  • Op-Ed: Japan, a gatekeeper of China-US ties
    by Nad Bunnag on October 15, 2021 at 3:36 am

    With new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in power, Japan has become a heavy-weight player in shaping China-US relations. In his first major speech he reiterated not just that the… The post Op-Ed: Japan, a gatekeeper of China-US ties 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 Similan Islands reopen with limited tourist numbers allowed
    by Nad Bunnag on October 15, 2021 at 3:22 am

    Mu Koh Similan National Park, in the southern province of Phang-nga, has reopened to tourists under its “new normal” measures, with no more than 3,850 visitors allowed per day. The… The post Thailand’s Similan Islands reopen with limited tourist numbers allowed 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.

  • Unprecedented hunger to follow in wake of the climate crisis – WFP
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 15, 2021 at 3:16 am

    The world faces an exponential increase in hunger fueled by the climate crisis if urgent global action to help communities adapt to climatic shocks and stresses is ignored, the United… The post Unprecedented hunger to follow in wake of the climate crisis – WFP 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 20 major dams, reservoirs are in danger of overflowing
    by Nad Bunnag on October 15, 2021 at 3:01 am

    Irrigation officials have been advised by Thailand’s Office of the National Water Command Centre (NWCC) to manage the discharge of excess water from Thailand’s 20 major dams and reservoirs properly,… The post Thailand’s 20 major dams, reservoirs are in danger of overflowing 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 than 2,400 vaccinated travelers are now approved to enter Singapore without quarantine from next Tuesday
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 15, 2021 at 2:20 am

    More than 2,400 vaccinated travelers from eight countries like the UK, France, and the US are now approved to enter Singapore without quarantine, from next Tuesday. Applications under these new… The post More than 2,400 vaccinated travelers are now approved to enter Singapore without quarantine from next 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.

  • Pirapan Salirathavibhaga: The ruling party peace-broker tipped for PM candidacy 
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 15, 2021 at 2:15 am

    Former justice minister Pirapan Salirathavibhaga is making waves in the ruling Palang Pracharath Party after being appointed as advisor to powerful party leader Gen Prawit Wongsuwan. Key party figures describe… The post Pirapan Salirathavibhaga: The ruling party peace-broker tipped for PM candidacy  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.

  • U.S. FDA advisers back Moderna COVID booster shots for older and high-risk people
    by Hathai Techakitteranun on October 15, 2021 at 1:43 am

    (Reuters) – A panel of expert advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unanimously voted on Thursday to recommend booster shots of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older and those at high risk of severe illness or occupational exposure to the virus. If… The post U.S. FDA advisers back Moderna COVID booster shots for older and high-risk 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.

  • Treacherous path that journalists have to take
    by Tulip Naksompop Blauw on October 15, 2021 at 1:19 am

    You can be a “freedom fighter” storming a “corrupt” Parliament, or you can be a “rioter” invading the place where honorable congressmen work. You can be a “brave journalist” trying… The post Treacherous path that journalists have to take 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 red-shirt leader Jatuporn released on bail by Thai Appeals Court
    by Mintra Adair on October 14, 2021 at 2:36 pm

    After 97 days behind bars, former chairman of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) Jatuporn Prompan was released from Bangkok remand prison this evening (Thursday) after the Appeals… The post Former red-shirt leader Jatuporn released on bail by Thai Appeals Court 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.

  • UK’s Prince William says great minds should focus on saving Earth not space travel
    by Mintra Adair on October 14, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    Britain’s Prince William has taken a thinly veiled swipe at the billionaires embroiled in a space tourism race, saying the world’s greatest brains should instead be focused on solving the… The post UK’s Prince William says great minds should focus on saving Earth not space travel 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.

  • Japan PM dissolves lower house for Oct. 31 national election
    by Mintra Adair on October 14, 2021 at 11:26 am

    Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dissolved the lower house of parliament Thursday, paving the way for elections on Oct. 31 that will be Japan’s first of the pandemic. At… The post Japan PM dissolves lower house for Oct. 31 national 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.

  • CCSA approves plan to buy 50,000 courses of anti-viral Molnupiravir drug
    by Mintra Adair on October 14, 2021 at 10:56 am

    Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today (Thursday) approved the Public Health Ministry’s proposal to procure 50,000 courses of the anti-viral Molnupiravir drug, made by US pharmaceutical company Merck. … The post CCSA approves plan to buy 50,000 courses of anti-viral Molnupiravir drug 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 household economy improves but remains fragile for rest of the year
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 14, 2021 at 9:34 am

    Thailand’s household economy has improved but will remain fragile for the rest of the year, due to a combination of flooding, rising energy prices and uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic,… The post Thai household economy improves but remains fragile for rest of the 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.

  • Thailand’s night-time curfew shortened as country’s COVID restrictions eased
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 14, 2021 at 8:52 am

    Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has announced an adjustment to the list of COVID-19 “dark red” provinces, a shortening of the night curfew to 11pm-3am, while convenience stores… The post Thailand’s night-time curfew shortened as country’s COVID restrictions eased 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.

  • Norway bow-and-arrow suspect was flagged for radicalization
    by jeerapas@thaipbs.or.th on October 14, 2021 at 8:30 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish man who is in custody in Norway suspected of a bow-and-arrow attack on a small town that killed five people and wounded two others… The post Norway bow-and-arrow suspect was flagged for radicalization 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.