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Elephant Santas spread virus awareness among Thai children

Elephant Santas spread virus awareness among Thai children

Christmas and Thailand's love of elephants combined Wednesday when four of the giant creatures dressed as Santa turned up at a school just outside Bangkok, complete with huge coronavirus masks.

Thousands of Thai protesters call for removal of prime minister

Thousands of Thai protesters call for removal of prime minister

Thousands of people protested in Bangkok on Saturday in the latest in months of anti-government demonstrations that have also called for reforms to Thailand’s powerful monarchy.

Thai PM says 'illegal protests' must be controlled as parliament opens

Thai PM says 'illegal protests' must be controlled as parliament opens

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha said Thailand needs to bring "illegal protests" under control on Monday as he opened a special parliamentary session to address months of pro-democracy rallies.

Thai PM revokes emergency decree despite protests

Thai PM revokes emergency decree despite protests

Thailand's premier on Thursday revoked an emergency decree that had been intended to quell pro-democracy rallies despite it failing to stamp out daily protests ...

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand has welcomed its first group of tourists in seven months, as part of an experiment aimed at testing if a wider opening is possible as the coronavirus cripples the kingdom's economy.

Thai protesters take to streets in new show of defiance

Thai protesters take to streets in new show of defiance

Hundreds of Thai anti-government protesters demonstrated in Bangkok on Sunday, again defying a ban on protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and the powerful monarchy.

Hundreds of Thai protesters defy warnings in Bangkok

Hundreds of Thai protesters defy warnings in Bangkok

Hundreds of Thais chanted at protests that popped up across Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of demonstrations aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy.

Thai protesters clash with police, call out as king's motorcade passes

Thai protesters clash with police, call out as king's motorcade passes

Hundreds of Thai protesters scuffled with police and threw blue paint at them on Tuesday and, after 21 of them were arrested, chanted "release our friends!" as the royal motorcade of King Maha Vajiralongkorn swept past.

20 killed, 15 injured in train-bus collision central Thailand

20 killed, 15 injured in train-bus collision central Thailand

A train crashed into a bus in Thailand's Chachoengsao province on Sunday morning, killing 20 bus passengers, while 15 injured people were taken to the local hospital.

Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners

Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners

Thailand today extended a grace period for visa renewals for foreigners stranded in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, as travel restrictions remain in place and new infections climb globally.

Thailand tackles unemployment with million jobs expo

Thailand tackles unemployment with million jobs expo

Tens of thousands of Thais on Saturday flocked to a government-organised job expo with more than a million jobs up for grabs as it works to stem mounting unemployment in an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.

Thousands rally in Thai capital against government

Thousands rally in Thai capital against government

Protests have been building since mid-July to call for the removal of the government, a new constitution and elections.