Month: April 2020


Thai Security Forces Kill 3 Suspected Insurgents in Pattani

Thai security forces shot and killed three suspected insurgents during a raid in southern Pattani province on Thursday, authorities said, alleging the men were planning to mount an attack during the fasting month of Ramadan. The killings of the suspects was the first act of violence since BRN (Barisan Revolusi Nasional, or National Revolutionary Front) […]Read More


COVID-19: Restaurants and other businesses allowed to open from May

PHUKET: Restaurants, barbers and hairdressers and other essential community businesses across the country will be allowed to open from Sunday (May 3) under a national relaxation of the stringent orders issued to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Natapanu Nopakun, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Information and Deputy Spokesman of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, delivered […]Read More


3 new coronavirus infections in Phuket, total 217

PHUKET: Three new Covid-19 cases were reported in Phuket on Thursday morning, all had close contact with previous patients, raising the provincial tally to 217. The three, all men, lived in Bangtao area of Thalang district, an area of high infections. Full story: Bangkok Post Achadtaya Chuenniran BANGKOK POSTRead More


Thailand reports new seven COVID-19 infections

Thailand recorded 7 new COVID-19 infections today, down two from yesterday, and the new cases are from the Active Case Finding (ACT) operation and among returnees in state quarantine. “This is the first time that there are no new cases from our monitoring and health service systems,” said CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesin Visanuyothin, as he […]Read More


Coronavirus: Classes go online as school opening pushed to 1

BANGKOK (NNT) – The new school term this year will begin on 1st July due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many schools have moved their classes online, using remote learning technology to enable undisrupted education in all subjects. At Prachawit School, School Director Pimporn Theppinta said today that the school has prepared teachers in all subjects […]Read More


Germany Bans Hezbollah Activities on Its Soil, raids mosques

Germany has banned all Hezbollah activities on its soil, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said on Twitter, adding that security forces are currently conducting raids against suspected members of the Lebanese movement in several German states. “Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has banned the Shiite terrorist organisation Hezbollah in Germany”, the spokesman said in a […]Read More


Coronavirus outbreak causes about one trillion baht in damage to

The overall damage Thailand’s national economy, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, is currently estimated at about one trillion baht, while business confidence for the first quarter of this year has dropped to 47.2, which is the lowest in almost two years, according to the forecast by the Centre for Economic and Business Forecasts of the […]Read More