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14 Aug
Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Bangkok once again amid anger at the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The protesters, made up mainly of young people, want Thai PM Prayuth Chan-ocha to resign.
12 Aug
Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police in Thailand during a rally in Bangkok on Tuesday. The slow start to the coronavirus vaccination programme and economic pain from restrictions and business closures drew out protestors, heaping pressure on Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha's government.
3 Aug
As Covid cases surge in Thailand, some Buddhist monks are putting on PPE over their distinctive robes and helping with Covid-19 response efforts. The country is struggling to contain its latest outbreak fuelled by the highly contagious Delta variant, leaving healthcare services stretched and further damaging a battered economy.
12 Jul
Anime lover and artist Jinnipha Nivasabut has painted 50 portraits of her favourite dead anime characters to explore the impact of the death of fictional characters on the audience. The oil paintings caught the eye of a curator and fellow anime lover who commissioned Jinnipha's work and launched the '2D Afterlife' exhibition. Here, anime anime fans can pay respect to their beloved heroes and villains with a twist of Thai funeral rituals where sandalwood flowers and red Fanta are used as offerings to the dead.
25 Jun
Pro-democracy protesters rallied together calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and constitutional change. The demonstration took place despite surging COVID cases in the country.
19 Jun
Miss Thailand 2020 serves meals prepared by Michelin Star chefs in a Bangkok slum hit by Covid. Khlong Toei -- Bangkok's largest slum -- has emerged in this third wave as a hotspot, due to the fact that most of its residents do not have the means to socially distance or work from home.
16 May
Police in Thailand have arrested three journalists who escaped across the border from Myanmar, charging them with illegal entry. Fellow journalists have warned their lives could be in danger if they are sent back.
26 Mar
From a final resting place for the dead to a gnarly way to land a trick; a Thai coffin-maker is affixing Buddhist emblems to the dismantled walls of his caskets, and transforming them into skateboards.
27 Feb
Protesters returned to the streets of Bangkok against a law prohibiting insult to Thailand's king. Some reportedly threw homemade explosives as police tried to disperse the crowd.
25 Oct 2020
Thousands of Thai protesters march on the Prime Minister's office to demand his resignation after scuffling with royalists opposed to the youth-led movement's calls for reforms to the monarchy.
31 Jul 2020
The king's passivity during the COVID-19 pandemic has made him the target of unprecedented criticism at home and abroad. As Thailand struggles to cope with the crisis, he is gallivanting miles away in Germany.
14 Jul 2019
The 12 Thai soccer players and their coach who were trapped in a cave have opened up about their lives one year on. Some still aspire to be professional footballers, while others have been inspired by their rescuers.

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