DEPUTY MINISTER NOT DISQUALIFIED FOR AUSTRALIAN DRUG CONVICTION

The Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday that Thammanat Prompao’s conviction in an Australian drugs case does not disqualify him from holding his...

EX-PATS TOLD THEY MUST WAIT FOR VACCINATIONS – THAI PEOPLE “ALWAYS HAVE PRIORITY”

Thai people will always be given priority for Covid-19 vaccines, says the Ministry of Public Health, denying reports that some expats living...

THE MALDIVES ‘FLOATING CITY’ – PAVING THE WAVES

For centuries, native people from Asia to the Americas have made their lives on the water.  Whether perched atop lakes, in streams,...

‘THE PREMONITION’ – AN INDICTMENT OF U.S. COVID RESPONSES

Much has been written about how the pandemic came to be, but not so well known are the details about how it...

WORLD CRICKET’S BIGGEST FRACHISE SEASON SUSPENDED

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended after an increase in coronavirus cases among players.  A Sunrisers Hyderabad player tested positive...

BOOK REVIEW: ‘THAI LOTTERY; AND OTHER STORIES FROM PATTAYA’

This is a collection of thirteen works by author Matt Carrell. Sarai wasn't like the other go-go dancers. She...

ONLINE FOOD DELIVERY SERVICES ON A ROLL

Online food delivery operators have seen a substantial growth of orders during the third wave of the pandemic, surging between 26% and...

VIETNAM RE-OPENING PLANS IN DOUBT

Hopes that Vietnam was about to open its doors to international tourists suffered a setback last week as officials admitted second and...

THE AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY IN BANGKOK SAYS ”WE WON’T BE INVOLVED IN VACCINATING AUSTRALIANS IN...

A response has been received to an enquiry about the suggestions being made on Australian TV that the Australian overseas embassies could...

VACCINATION REGISTRATION DRAMAS AS APP OVERWHELMED AND FOREIGNERS STYMIED

  The new Mor Prom (doctors ready) app, where people registered under the Thai public health system can register...