11 Mar 2023
A network of civil society organizations has filed petitions with the National Health Security Office (NHSO) and the Bhumjaithai Party over budget restrictions preventing people outside the Universal Health-Care Coverage scheme from accessing some healthcare services.
4 Feb 2023
The Thai Prime Minister, who typically avoids media attention, has visited the Top News newsroom for the first time to commemorate the far-right outlet's second anniversary as the general election draws near.
18 Nov 2021
When protesters and members of the public again raised the issue of amending the lèse majesté law in November, political parties and affiliated think tanks responded in different ways.
11 Jul 2021
Anti-government protesters formed an on-the-road protest on Saturday, touring Bangkok to visit political parties in the coalition government and demanding that they and Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha resign. People and gather at the Democracy Monument on Saturday afternoon, preparing to join the car mob protest.
27 May 2021
19 May 2021
18 Sep 2020
Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has given a speech on nationwide TV discouraging people from joining protests in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and worsening the economy. In one week, the Thai government has launched several economic relief measures.
3 Sep 2020
Anutin Charnvirakul, the Public Health Minister, and Dr Sukhum Karnchanapimai, the Permanent Secretary, are standing firm on the ban on 3 toxic agricultural chemicals after Chalermchai Sri-on, the Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister, proposed a revision of the ban to the National Hazardous Substances Committee (NHSC).
8 Jul 2020
Signs of a cabinet reshuffle show an attempt by the establishment to solve disputes within the government coalition. Facing a crisis of legitimacy, they also want to buy time.
18 Feb 2020
Cartoon by Stephff: Ministry of Health
5 Feb 2020
Satit Pitutecha, the Deputy Minister of Public Health, at the press conference saying that four Thais from Wuhan remain in a hospital. Source: Thai Rath Online
31 Jan 2020
Thapanee Eadsrichai, the correspondent of the Reporters, talking to Suriya Intanam, who remains stuck in his room in Wuhan as the coronavirus spread. Source: The Reporters