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Belt road railways: Thai traders anxious over ‘influx’ of Chinese produce

Thai traders are increasingly growing anxious over the influx of Chinese goods and agricultural produce since the opening of the Boten-Vientiane high-speed railway in Laos.

Thailand worries China-Laos railway may open floodgate for Chinese goods

Bangkok: The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) has expressed concern that the China-Laos railway will hurt Thailand’s agricultural economy and the competitiveness of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), according to media reports.

Thailand: Powerful blast results in massive fire at chemical factory

Bangkok/UNI/Sputnik: A powerful explosion occurred at a plastic foam factory in Thailand’s Bang Phli district early on Monday, resulting in the injury of at least 21 people, the Bangkok Post reports.

Thailand provides medical supplies to Nepal

The Thailand government has extended medical supplies, including surgical masks, PPE sets, face shields, rapid antigen test kits, and oximeter among others to Nepalto boost its Covid-19 response.

UN rights experts alarmed by rise in use of lèse-majesté laws in Thailand

New York: United Nations independent human rights experts on Monday voiced grave concerns over increasingly severe use of lèse-majesté laws in Thailand, warning that a rise in their usage is further restricting civic space and the enjoyment of fundamental freedoms in the country.

Thailand: UN rights office deeply troubled by treason charges for protestors

New York: Thailand’s decision to charge protestors with treason is deeply troubling, the UN Human Rights Office, OHCHR, said on Friday following the arrest of at least 35 activists, including a teenager, in recent weeks

At least 1 killed, 3 injured as Thailand hit by flash floods due to tropical storm Nangka

Bangkok/Xinhua:Twenty-five provinces in Thailand have been largely affected by flash floods and torrential rain water due to tropical storm Nangka over the weekend, causing at least one death and three injuries, according to Sunday's report of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM).

Thailand: More than 100 companies pledge to strengthen women’s economic empowerment

New York: Chief executives of 110 companies in Thailand on Wednesday, have signed up to a new set of UN principles on women’s economic empowerment, pledging to improve gender equality in the boardroom, equal pay for equal work, and safer and more inclusive workplaces.

Thailand: 7 killed, 40 injured as tour bus crashes

Bangkok/Xinhua: Seven people were killed and 40 others injured in a collision between a tour bus and a trailer truck in northeastern Thailand on early Saturday.

India-Australia-US join party to shatter Chinese dream of Kra canal project in Thailand

New Delhi: China might receive a hit in the diplomatic front as  India, Australia, and the USA—three of the four integral members of the Quad- have now shown interest to invest in the Kra Canal project which is being actively entertained by the Thailand government.

Thailand pushes back against Beijing, cancels infra project with China that could harm Indian maritime interest

Thailand, a key ally of China, is slowly pushing back against Beijing and recently the country decided to not only postpone the procurement of two submarines from China but has also shelved the Chinese proposal for building a canal in the Bay of Bengal replacing it with its own project, media reports said.

Armed electrician opens fire in Thai radio station killing three employees

Bangkok/Sputnik/UNI: An armed man has opened fire in a building belonging to the Thai state radio broadcaster in the city of Phitsanulok on Wednesday, killing three staff members, domestic media reported.

Thailand registers 6 new COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours : Authorities

Bangkok/Sputnik/UNI:  Thailand's southern provinces have recorded six new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of those infected to 3,015, Taweesin Visanuyothin, a spokesman for the national coronavirus response center, said on Monday.

Two flights to evacuate Russian citizens from Bangkok on late Sunday - Ministry

Moscow/Sputnik: Two flights from Bangkok to Russia's Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Samara (via Irkutsk) – will evacuate Russian citizens from Thailand on late Sunday amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media said.

Thai authorities put Pattaya under 21-day lockdown due to COVID-19: Response centre

Bangkok/Sputnik: The world-famous resort city of Pattaya in the Thai province of Chonburi will be closed for non-residents for 21 days, starting at 2 p.m. (07.00 GMT) on April 9 to combat the spread of COVID-19, a spokesman of the national coronavirus response centre said on Thursday.