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Young Thais call for government to resign in night protest

Jul 23 2020

BANGKOK Holding up messages on their tablets and waving their cellphone torches, hundreds of young protesters rallied on Thursday to demand the Thai the government resign and dissolve parliament, defying a coronavirus ban on gatherings.

Thai kids rehearse school return with sanitizers, screens and face shields

Jun 23 2020

BANGKOK Thai schools are holding rehearsals to prepare students for classes in the coronavirus era, giving lessons in hygiene and social distancing to children as young as three ahead of next week's return.

Thailand holds Zoom protest for Black Lives Matter movement

Jun 08 2020

BANGKOK Some 300 Thais and foreigners in Thailand and elsewhere joined an online protest against racism on Sunday, adding their voices to global calls for justice for black American George Floyd who died in U.S. police custody in Minneapolis last month. | Video

Thailand holds Zoom protest for Black Lives Matter movement

Jun 07 2020

BANGKOK Some 300 Thais and foreigners in Thailand and elsewhere joined an online protest against racism on Sunday, adding their voices to global calls for justice for black American George Floyd who died in U.S. police custody in Minneapolis last month. | Video

Dozens of local food banks spring up in Thailand as virus hits incomes

May 11 2020

BANGKOK Villages and urban communities in Thailand have turned to helping neighbours left jobless due to the coronavirus lockdown by creating dozens of local food banks comprising instant noodles, canned food, rice grains and soap bars.

Clawing back normality: Bangkok cat cafe reopens after virus shutdown

May 08 2020

BANGKOK As Thailand's capital cautiously reopens many restaurants shuttered over coronavirus fears, the feline "employees" of the Caturday Cafe are back at work.

Thai cafe serves coffee on wheels to maintain social distance

Mar 20 2020

BANGKOK A cafe in Thailand has started using a pulley system to serve coffee on wheels as coronavirus infections force businesses to practice social distancing.

Thai king completes coronation year with barge procession through old Bangkok

Dec 12 2019

BANGKOK Aboard a golden royal barge, King Maha Vajiralongkorn was rowed along the river winding through the oldest part of Bangkok on Thursday, as thousands of loyal Thais thronged the banks to see the final ritual of his drawn out coronation. | Video

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