Closure of All Public and Private Educational Institutions to Prevent COVID-19

Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan on 2 January 2021 issued an announcement ordering all public and private educational institutions that are situated in the “maximum control zones” of 28 provinces to be closed from 4 to 31 January 2021 in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19.   The 28 provinces include Bangkok, Tak, Nonthaburi, Pathum […]

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New Year, New Charges as Thai Protesters Slapped with Royal Defamation Charges

BANGKOK – Thai authorities January 1 made their 38th arrest of a pro-democracy activist in recent weeks under the country’s tough lèse majesté law as authorities crack down on the country’s unprecedented protest movement. That law, Section 112 of the Thai criminal code, forbids defamation of the king and provides for three to 15 years’ […]

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All Shopping Centers to Close at 9 PM from 4 January Onwards

Starting from 4 January 2021 onwards, all shopping centers will close at 21.00 hr, instead of 22.00 hr, in an effort to contain a second wave of COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand.   The Thai Retailers Association and the Thai Shopping Center Association have jointly agreed to cooperate with the public sector in stepping up measures against COVID-19.   […]

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Meltwater becomes title partner of Champions Chess Tour and appoints Magnus Carlsen as Global Brand Ambassador

OSLO, Norway, Jan. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meltwater, a leading global provider of media intelligence and social analytics solutions, will be the title partner for Play Magnus Group’s Champions Chess Tour. With this agreement, Meltwater also becomes a partner for Magnus Carlsen, four-time World Chess Champion. This Christmas, the first major tournament of the […]

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