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Jiraporn Kuhakan

The Thai protest leader who emerged with a kiss

Sep 11 2020

BANGKOK It was with a kiss that student activist Tattep Ruangprapaikitseree first took centre stage in Thai politics. | Video

Thai refuge warns of growing risks to animals as pandemic bites

Aug 31 2020

(This August 26 story corrects to show sanctuary expenses are $40,000 per month, not $4,000, in paragraph 7.)

Thai PM warns nation could be 'engulfed in flames' if division persists

Aug 26 2020

BANGKOK Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday issued his sternest warning yet to protesters seeking his resignation, saying they were creating deeper divisions that could cause the collapse of the country.

Thai police make more arrest of pro-democracy demonstrators

Aug 26 2020

BANGKOK Police in Thailand on Wednesday arrested two pro-democracy student protest leaders for taking part in rallies and would charge them with sedition, expanding a crackdown on demonstrators as pressure builds against the government.

Thai students rally over gender rights, uniforms and haircut rules

Jul 29 2020

BANGKOK Dozens of students rallied in Thailand on Wednesday to demand from the government greater gender rights and an end to what they called outdated curriculum and discriminatory rules on uniforms and haircuts.

Thai motor show underway in first big event since coronavirus outbreak

Jul 15 2020

BANGKOK Thailand opened its twice-postponed annual auto show to the public on Wednesday in the country's first large-scale event since coronavirus restrictions eased, with nearly all attendees wearing masks and face shields.

Thai motor show underway in first big event since coronavirus outbreak

Jul 15 2020

BANGKOK, July 15 Thailand opened its twice-postponed annual auto show to the public on Wednesday in the country's first large-scale event since coronavirus restrictions eased, with nearly all attendees wearing masks and face shields.

Masks and bikinis as Bangkok sex districts reopen with new rules

Jul 01 2020

BANGKOK With performers wearing facemasks as well as bikinis, Bangkok's red-light districts reopened on Wednesday after more than three months of shutdown to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Schools reopen across Thailand with temperature checks, masks

Jul 01 2020

SAM KHOK, Thailand Thai schools reopened on Wednesday for the first time since mid-March, with precautions in place to guard against the coronavirus, ranging from temperature checks to installing makeshift cubicles for social distancing in classrooms.

Trauma, abuse for Thai elephants taught tricks for tourists, charity says

Jun 29 2020

BANGKOK Undercover video obtained for an investigation into alleged animal cruelty shows baby elephants in Thailand taken from their mothers then exposed to abusive training methods to perform tricks for tourists, according to a wildlife charity.

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