Thailand relaxes lock-down measures as infections subside

The government of Thailand was looking to relax restrictions on inbound foreigners as the country reached 28 days with no record of local transmission. In...

Thailand allows laborers to return to offshore jobs

The government of Thailand has allowed thousands of its citizens to return to work overseas as the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) subsided in some countries. The...

ASEAN’s Huaren Titans Must Pay Their Dues Beyond COVID-19

In a recently leaked letter, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha made an unconventional appeal to the kingdom’s so-called “five families” to do more for...

Intensified alert needed to fight online fraud during virus outbreak

Internet penetration has significantly grown over the past six months as a result of the governments’ confinement measures to keep the coronavirus outbreak at...

Thailand rejects cash aid proposal for civil servants

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has junked a proposal to offer cash aid to 91,000 farming civil servants for supplementary income, arguing that they are...

‘Thai Airways to seek rescue from bankruptcy court’

Flag carrier Thai Airways International Public Co. Ltd., still reeling from a series of net losses for three consecutive years, is now filing a...

ASEAN to focus on virus outbreak; set aside visa talks ‘for now’

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are not yet keen on bringing to the table any talks about visa exemptions and...

Southeast Asia virus cases rise further

The spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) showed no signs of stopping as new confirmed cases were reported globally. Indonesia on Monday recorded its first...

US-Asean Summit postponed over virus fears

A long-scheduled summit between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United States will no longer push through as planned. According to a...

Thailand blames pollution crisis on Cambodian fires 

Thailand has blamed Cambodian farmers for thick clouds of smog that have led to the closure of hundreds of schools in the capital, Bangkok.  But...

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Vaccine negligence undermining Asia Pacific’s coronavirus response

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