Gulf Times - Thailand
Thailand closes more public facilities as coronavirus cases top 1,100

Thailand closes more public facilities as coronavirus cases top 1,100

The Thai government on Friday ordered the closing down of more public facilities and businesses in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus, and extended existing closures until the end of April.

Thailand records first coronavirus death -health official

Thailand records first coronavirus death -health official

A 35-year-old Thai man who also had dengue fever has died from a coronavirus infection, Thailand's first death from the COVID-19 disease

Soldier kills 29 people in Thailand before being shot

Soldier kills 29 people in Thailand before being shot

A Thai soldier angry over a land deal went on a shooting spree that killed at least 26 people, most of them in a shopping mall in the northeast that he fled to in a stolen Humvee after shooting his commanding officer, officials said.

HIV drugs touted as weapon in war on coronavirus

HIV drugs touted as weapon in war on coronavirus

As doctors scramble to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus, a potent brew of anti-retroviral and flu drugs has emerged as a possible defence against the disease that has killed hundreds.

Thailand sees apparent success treating virus with drug cocktail

Thailand sees apparent success treating virus with drug cocktail

A Chinese woman infected with the new coronavirus showed a dramatic improvement after she was treated with a cocktail of anti-virals used to treat flu and HIV, Thailand's health ministry said Sunday.

Thailand's opposition Future Forward Party not guilty of opposing monarchy: court

Thailand's opposition Future Forward Party not guilty of opposing monarchy: court

Thailand's Constitutional Court on Tuesday found key figures of the opposition Future Forward Party not guilty of opposing the country's monarchy, an allegation that could have seen the high-profile party banned.

Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai capital

Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai capital

Thousands of people joined Bangkok's biggest protest since a 2014 coup on Saturday, after authorities in Thailand moved to ban a party

Thai envoy lauds growing bilateral relations with Qatar

Thai envoy lauds growing bilateral relations with Qatar

Thai ambassador to Qatar Nathapol Khantahiran praised the growing relations between Thailand and Qatar at various levels

Philippines apologises over SEA games mess

Philippines apologises over SEA games mess

Southeast Asian Games host the Philippines apologised on Sunday after some arriving athletes were left stranded for hours at the airport ...

15 killed in suspected rebel attacks in Thailand's south

15 killed in suspected rebel attacks in Thailand's south

At least fifteen people were gunned down in an ambush by suspected militants in Thailand's violence-wracked south

Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February 2020 on forging what could become the world's largest trade bloc...

Asia must quit 'coal addiction': UN chief

Asia must quit 'coal addiction': UN chief

The UN chief on Saturday warned Asia to quit its ‘addiction’ to coal, as climate change threatens hundreds of millions of people vulnerable to rising sea levels across the region.