Thailand

Thai police arrest student leader over anti-government protest

Thai police arrest student leader over anti-government protest

Published 01/09/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police arrested a student leader on Tuesday as part of a continued crackdown against political activists who helped organize an anti-government [more…]

Flash floods kill two in Thailand, storm heads for Myanmar

Flash floods kill two in Thailand, storm heads for Myanmar

Published 03/08/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Flash floods killed at least two people and swept through hundreds of houses in northern Thailand, authorities said after tropical storm Sinlaku [more…]

Hamster hero? How a Japanese cartoon became Thai youth protesters’ symbol

Hamster hero? How a Japanese cartoon became Thai youth protesters’ symbol

Published 01/08/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s emerging student pro-democracy movement has adopted a Japanese cartoon hamster, Hamtaro, as a creative way to get support from young people [more…]

Thailand marks 28 days without local transmission, aims to ease travel

Thailand marks 28 days without local transmission, aims to ease travel

Published 22/06/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand hopes to ease some coronavirus restrictions on foreigners entering the country after going for 28 days without recording any domestic transmissions, [more…]

Thailand’s roving dog groomer back in business

Thailand’s roving dog groomer back in business

Published 16/06/2020

CHONBURI, Thailand (Reuters) - Volunteer pet groomer Kriengkai Thatwakorn is thrilled to be back helping out stray dogs in Thailand, some in urgent need of [more…]

Researchers in Thailand testing horseshoe bats for coronavirus

Researchers in Thailand testing horseshoe bats for coronavirus

Published 13/06/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Researchers in Thailand began collecting samples from horseshoe bats to test them for coronavirus amid concerns they may pose a threat to [more…]

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

Published 12/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese Beidou navigation network will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into orbit, giving China greater independence from [more…]

Thailand reports two new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Thailand reports two new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Published 12/05/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand on Tuesday reported two new coronavirus cases and no new deaths, bringing the total to 3,017 cases and 56 deaths since [more…]

Clawing back normality: Bangkok cat cafe reopens after virus shutdown

Clawing back normality: Bangkok cat cafe reopens after virus shutdown

Published 08/05/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - As Thailand’s capital cautiously reopens many restaurants shuttered over coronavirus fears, the feline “employees” of the Caturday Cafe are back at work. [more…]