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Who is Bung Talu Wang, the Person Who Died Protesting Article 112?

"Bung" Netiporn Sanesangkhom, a 28-year-old political activist who advocated for youth to demand reform of the monarchy under the group "Talu Wang"

Thai Industrial Estates Safety Under Scrutiny Post-Fires

The wife, family, and colleagues of an employee from the Mab Ta Phut Tank Terminal Company went on Friday to receive the body of Mr. Nopporn Nuanma, who died in the fire incident at chemical storage tank in an Eastern Thailand industrial park.
A worker tends to cannabis plants at a farm in Chonburi province, eastern Thailand on June 5, 2022. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / AP

Thai Cannabis Network Opposes PM’s Move To Outlaw the Drug

Thailand's Cannabis Future Network issued a statement on May 9, 2024 in response to Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin’s order instructing the Ministry of Public Health to reclassify cannabis as a narcotic substance.

Thailand’s PM Wants To Outlaw Cannabis, 2 Years After It Was Decriminalized

The prime minister of Thailand, the first country in Asia to legalize cannabis two years ago, said Wednesday that he wants to outlaw the drug again

Government Pushes Through Political Drama, Aims to Export 10-year-old Rice

The rice subsidy scheme, which was once a political controversy that led to the fall of the Yingluck Shinawatra government, has once again become a political issue

Srettha Rejects Drama To Remove BOT Governor Following Paetongtarn’s Speech

Prime Minister Srettha Thawisin confirmed on Monday that he has no plan to remove Mr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, the Governor of the Bank of Thailand BOT
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The Rising Urgency of Thai National Security 2024

Prof Dr. Surachart Bamrungsuk wrote an article entitled “The rising urgency of Thai national security 2024” published in the Matichon Weekly.

Matichon Is Trying To Make People’s Voices In Thailand Senator Election Louder

The first election, or selection instead, of senators in Thailand after the coup d'etat on May 22, 2024 is going to take place this summer,

Brunei and Thailand Highlight 40 Years of Diplomatic Relations

BANGKOK - His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei and His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Mateen officially visited Thailand on April 28-29, 2024,...

Srettha Apologizes to Parnpree; The New FM Is a Former Ambassador

The reshuffle of Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin’s cabinet on Sunday caused an unexpected reaction with Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara’s resignation as minister of foreign affairs. 


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