Thai students don local fabric to help villages beat COVID slump

From student uniforms to graduation gowns, Thailand is encouraging universities to use local fabric to make clothing and boost incomes in villages hit hard by the coronavirus.

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Thai protesters vow to keep up fight after 'people's plaque' removed

A 'People's Plaque' installed by protesters near Bangkok's Royal Palace was also "planted in the hearts of the Thai people," activists said Monday, vowing its removal marked only the beginning of ...

Student leader Parit Chiwarak speaks next to fellow student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul at the newly installed plaque declaring "This country belongs to the people", during a mass rally to call for the ouster of prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government and reforms in the monarchy in Bangkok, Thailand, 20 September 2020.

Thailand hands over swab testing units to IEDCR

Arunrung Phothong Humphreys, ambassador of Thailand to Bangladesh, on Tuesday handed over swab testing units to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) and icddr,b

Thailand hands over swab testing units to IEDCR

Thailand protest boycotts force businesses to pick sides

The protesters seek the departure of prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former junta leader, and new elections. Some have also called for reforms of the powerful monarchy of King Maha ...

Thailand protest boycotts force businesses to pick sides

India rice prices rise as flood damages huge crops in Bangladesh

Rice export prices in top-hub India edged higher this week as floods and surging coronavirus cases hammered supply and export logistics

A farmer returns home with some crops on his boat from a flooded rice field in Makinganj

Rice price in Thailand hit 4-month low, Vietnam jumps

Rice export prices in Thailand dropped to their lowest level in four months this week, amid weakness in the domestic currency and sluggish demand, while Vietnamese rates rose after incessant rains ...

Workers sun dry paddy at a rice processing mill after reopening amid concerns over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Munshiganj, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 8 July 2020

AL leader Sahara Khatun no more

Ruling Awami League presidium member and former home minister Sahara Khatun has passed away while undergoing treatment in Thailand.

Sahara Khatun

Some Myanmar journalists work from shadows

Suu Kyi's administration has brought charges against 31 journalists ranging from unlawful association to terrorism to criminal defamation since she came to power, according to local rights group Athan

Photographs of Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi hung in a shop in Yangon, Myanmar, on 23 January 2020

Go-go bars gone as coronavirus hits Bangkok's sex district

The black leather party masks that performers May and Som wear for their fetish shows in Bangkok are definitely not the sort to stop the coronavirus.

coronavirus hits Bangkok's sex district


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