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Thai royalists confront protesters in Bangkok

21 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Scores of Thai royalists and anti-government protesters confronted each other in Bangkok on Wednesday as demands for reforms to the monarchy and the departure of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha intensified.

Thai royalists rally to counter surging protests

21 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 21 A few dozen Thai royalists held a rally in Bangkok on Wednesday in the face of protests against the government and the monarchy that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the streets in defiance of an official ban.

Thailand welcomes tourists back as Bangkok protests heat up

21 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thailand received a group of tourists from China on Tuesday, its first such arrivals since commercial flights were banned in April to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the visitors seemingly undeterred by escalating street demonstrations in Bangkok.

Thais defy protest ban for sixth day with 'Hunger Games' salutes

20 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thai protesters raised three-finger salutes to the national anthem at public places across Bangkok on Tuesday in a sixth day showing defiance of a ban meant to end three months of protests against the government and monarchy.

Thailand welcomes backs tourists after April virus ban as political protests heat up

20 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 20 Thailand received a group of tourists from China on Tuesday, its first such arrivals since a ban on commercial flights was imposed in April to combat the coronavirus pandemic, a senior official said, as street demonstrations escalate.

'We are all leaders today': Arrests don't stop Thai protests

19 Oct 2020

By Juarawee Kittisilpa, Patpicha Tanakasempipat and Chayut Setboonsarng

Thai hotel to drop charges against guest facing jail for bad reviews

09 Oct 2020

BANGKOK A hotel in Thailand agreed on Friday to drop charges against an American guest who faces up to five years in jail for posting negative reviews as long as he issues a public apology for his comments.

Thailand delays hosting of first foreign tourists since April

08 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thailand is pushing back plans to receive its first batch of foreign tourists due to administrative issues, a senior official said on Thursday, adding to uncertainty about when it will welcome back visitors vital to its economy.

Thailand delays hosting of first foreign tourists since April

08 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 8 Thailand is pushing back plans to receive its first batch of foreign tourists due to administrative issues, a senior official said on Thursday, adding to uncertainty about when it will welcome back visitors vital to its economy.

Louis Vuitton, Volvo tapping Thai social commerce via Line chat app

08 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Luxury fashion and auto brands in Thailand have turned to selling their products on Japanese chat app Line amid the coronavirus pandemic, tapping the country's growing appetite for social commerce, a top executive said on Thursday.

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