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More than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of development around the world, at least 8 of which are in clinical trials with humans, according to the World Health Organization
Jason covers a song originally perfomed by Bright, who played Sarawat in the hit Thai series
Believers say the dolls contain the spirit of a real child and must be treated with reverence
Thailand suffers a 1.8% contraction in gross domestic product in the 1st quarter of 2020
The reopening of shopping centers comes with Thailand's infection numbers slowing in recent weeks
The Thai BL show comes to an end
One gay man writes about what the hit Thai BL show meant to him during the pandemic
The hit Thai show airs every Friday on GMMTV's YouTube channel
'If a few more months pass and we don't get any aid from the government or other international organizations, then with a heavy heart we'll have to feed herbivores...to the carnivores.'
Drone images released by the National Marine Park Operation Center show the dugongs sunning themselves beneath clear turquoise waters off the coast of southern Libong island
Hundreds flock to Bangkok's Chinatown to trade their jewelry for cash during the coronavirus crisis as local gold prices jump more than 20%
Bangkok hospitals are using the shields on newborns in their maternity wards to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
The curfew from 10 pm to 4 am will begin on Friday, April 3, and bars everyone in the country from leaving their homes
Authorities say a group of inmates started a rumor that there's a virus outbreak inside the facility
The robots help staff at 4 hospitals in and around Bangkok to reduce their risk of infection by allowing doctors and nurses to speak to patients over a video link
'If you have OFW friends and family who are having a hard time understanding the situation, please do check on them by sending a message or calling'
Discontent with the administration of ex-army chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha is seething, with a progressive opposition party disbanded and the country's economy faltering
One of the officers is among a team leading health screenings of Thai returnees from South Korea – which has reported the second most COVID-19 infections in Asia after China
Beaches are quiet and shopping malls are deserted in Thailand, a kingdom heavily dependent on tourist spending
(UPDATED) Marches take place in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, while women rally in ultra-conservative Pakistan demanding 'freedom'
The Costa Fortuna is carrying dozens of Italians. Its operator says there are 'no suspected virus cases aboard.'
The annual Miss Tiffany's Universe pageant brings together 21 international contestants showcasing their beauty but also spreading a defiant message for equality from across the globe
The man tests negative for COVID-19 by February 16 but a lung infection causes the man's multiple organ failure and – despite receiving anti-viral treatment – death on Saturday, disease control officials say
The district court in Bali's capital Denpasar says the two Thai women – a janitor and an operator of a motorcycle rental shop in Thailand – had shown remorse for their crimes and deserved leniency
The flickering of protests comes after several years of quiet enforced by military rule, with groups of high school students joining the march into the streets
The nine-member constitutional court dissolves the Future Forward Party, ruling a $6-million loan by Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit breached the law governing political parties
Central Retail Corporation, a family-run empire, launches Thailand's largest initial public offering
The incident occurs inside a cosmetic clinic at the busy downtown Century Mall, when a man burst in and gunned down his former partner over an alleged affair
Businesses are praying for a bounce back if and when the virus is controlled
General Apirat Kongsompong breaks down in tears as he apologizes during a televised press conference on behalf of the army to the victims of the shooting
By the end of the shooting spree at least 30 people are dead – the shooter included. Many more are wounded, several critically.
(6th UPDATE) Thailand's prime minister blames a 'personal problem' over the sale of a house for the soldier's 17-hour rampage
(6th UPDATE) Authorities give no firm details on the movements of the attacker – a junior army officer identified as Sergeant-Major Jakrapanth Thomma
Thailand's health ministry says the 71-year-old patient tested negative for the virus 48 hours after doctors administered the combination
The finding makes Thailand only the fifth country alongside China, Germany, Japan and the US with confirmed domestic infections
Jason Brickman's prolific showing keys a stunning turnaround as Alab Pilipinas shocks Thailand's Mono Vampire
The story of the giraffe which escaped from truck in Bangkok takes a tragic turn, after it is found dead in a lotus swamp near a main road
Two leggy ruminants make the daring bid for freedom from the back of a poorly secured container truck as it slowed in highway traffic shortly after leaving Bangkok's main airport. One is caught, the other still a 'fugitive'.
The outbreak is sending shock waves through Asia's tourism industry, which has become increasingly reliant on growing numbers of Chinese visitors
(10th UPDATE) Here are the countries that have confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus
(3rd UPDATE) An 89-year-old man has become the fourth person to die from the virus in China, authorities say Tuesday
A third person is confirmed to have died and 136 new cases are found over the weekend in Wuhan. Meanwhile, South Korea reports its first case.
Authorities ramp up airport screenings ahead of an expected surge in arrivals for Chinese New Year. More than 1,300 passengers are expected to arrive in Thailand daily from Wuhan alone.
Thai authorities have been on high alert, with airport officials checking all passengers coming from Wuhan to the kingdom's major airports
Runners wielded the three-finger salute made famous by the blockbuster Hunger Games films as a symbol of freedom from authoritarian rule
The runners wield the 3-finger salute made famous by the Hunger Games franchise to oppose Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha
Shocking CCTV footage shows the attacker storming into the shop, opening fire, and leaping over the counter as victims writhed in agony on the ground
Like Angkas in the Philippines, app-based services in Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia want their governments to recognize motorcycles as official modes of transportation
Several mall operators and convenience stores in Thailand ban single-use plastic bags and will instead see customers paying a small fee for a reusable bag made of a cloth-like fabric