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K-pop sensation Lisa thrills Thai fans with traditional headgear

Sep 13 2021

BANGKOK Thai-born K-pop singer Lalisa 'Lisa' Manoban has so delighted her fans in Thailand by wearing the traditional golden headdress in the video for her first solo single that some are going out and buying their own. | Video

All aboard! Thai bus brings vaccines to Bangkok's vulnerable

Sep 08 2021

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Trash to treasure: Thailand makes COVID-19 protective gear out of upcycled bottles

Sep 03 2021

SAMUT PRAKAN, Thailand With an abundance of plastic waste but a scarcity of personal protective equipment (PPE), Thailand is turning trash into treasure by upcycling bottles into protective clothing for people at risk of coronavirus infection. | Video

Thai royalist turns protester as anti-government movement broadens

Sep 02 2021

BANGKOK Often seen at the wheel of one of his supercars, Thai ultra-royalist Tanat "Nat" Thanakitamnuay became a well-known face at demonstrations that ushered in Thailand's 2014 coup. | Video

Thailand develops robotic system to squeeze out more vaccine doses

Aug 25 2021

BANGKOK As Thailand struggles with its worst coronavirus outbreak yet, researchers in the country have developed a machine to draw out COVID-19 vaccine doses more efficiently and optimise lower-than-expected supplies. | Video

Penguins missing visitors, say keepers, at locked-down Thai Zoo

Aug 05 2021

CHONBURI, Thailand The flip flop sound of penguin feet rang out at an empty zoo in Thailand on Thursday as a parade of birds waddled out of their enclosure for their daily splash in a pool to keep them healthy during a COVID-19 lockdown. | Video

Thai protesters demand PM resign amid surge in COVID cases

Aug 01 2021

BANGKOK Anti-government protesters in Thailand took to the streets in cars and motorcycles on Sunday, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha over his handling of the spread of COVID-19, as the country struggles with its biggest outbreak to date.

As cases surge, Thai hospital uses containers to store bodies

Jul 31 2021

BANGKOK A Thai hospital morgue overwhelmed by COVID-19 deaths has begun storing bodies in refrigerated containers, resorting to a measure it last took in a devastating 2004 tsunami, as the country grapples with its biggest coronavirus outbreak.

Thailand builds COVID-19 hospital in Bangkok airport amid surge in cases

Jul 28 2021

BANGKOK Thai volunteers on Wednesday turned a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don Muang Airport into a 1,800-bed field hospital for COVID-19 patients with less severe symptoms, as the country deals with its biggest outbreak to date.

Thai protesters clash with police near Government House

Jul 18 2021

BANGKOK (Reuters) -Police used tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse protesters trying to march on Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's office on Sunday to demand he resign over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact. | Video

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