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Thailand Confirms Coronavirus Outbreak in Nightspots, Prison
April 06, 2021

Thailand Confirms Coronavirus Outbreak in Nightspots, Prison

By Associated Press
The possibility of a new upsurge in COVID-19 cases comes as the government is trying to finalize plans to gradually reopen the country to foreign tourists.

After Months of Calm, Thailand Grapples with Virus Outbreak
December 24, 2020

After Months of Calm, Thailand Grapples with Virus Outbreak

By Associated Press
The surge of cases in Samut Sakhon province threatens to undo months of efforts to contain the virus and hasten recovery of Thailand's ailing economy. 
A Trickle of Chinese Tourists Return to Thailand, With Hopes of More to Come
October 23, 2020

A Trickle of Chinese Tourists Return to Thailand, With Hopes of More to Come

By Jason Hung
The arrival of the first Chinese tourists in Thailand under the Special Tourist Visa program is a good sign for the Thai economy.

Thais Seek to Fix Errors That Allowed Infected Foreigners in
July 14, 2020

Thais Seek to Fix Errors That Allowed Infected Foreigners in

By Associated Press
Two foreigners -- a member of an Egyptian military delegation and the child of a Sudanese diplomat -- infected with COVID-19 have prompted a revision of Thailand’s rules.

Thailand Eases More Coronavirus Restrictions, Ends Curfew
June 12, 2020

Thailand Eases More Coronavirus Restrictions, Ends Curfew

By Associated Press
Social distancing rules will remain in effect, but businesses will be able to reopen starting Monday.

COVID-19: Thailand’s Looming Second Wave
June 01, 2020

COVID-19: Thailand’s Looming Second Wave

By Tom Fawthrop
Can Thailand avoid following in Singapore’s footsteps by upgrading its treatment of migrant workers?

The Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in ASEAN
May 22, 2020

The Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in ASEAN

By Camille Bismonte
Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam approached the intertwined issues of COVID-19 and migrant workers quite differently.
Thailand: The Coronavirus Suicides
May 11, 2020

Thailand: The Coronavirus Suicides

By Ana Salvá
Scholars warn that the number of people driven to suicide by economic hardship could exceed the number of COVID-19 deaths if the government doesn’t react.

Why COVID-19 Will Worsen Inequality in Thailand
April 28, 2020

Why COVID-19 Will Worsen Inequality in Thailand

By M Niaz Asadullah and Ruttiya Bhula-or
Many Thais were already economically marginalized before the outbreak. Without urgent action, they will fall deeper into poverty.

Explaining Successful (and Unsuccessful) COVID-19 Responses in Southeast Asia
April 21, 2020

Explaining Successful (and Unsuccessful) COVID-19 Responses in Southeast Asia

By Zachary Abuza
No government should be blamed for a pandemic, but they should be scrutinized for how they respond.

Thailand’s Lost Youth
April 21, 2020

Thailand’s Lost Youth

By David Hutt
A Thai born in 1990 has now experienced 3 economic crises, 2 military coups, and countless constitutional changes. Small wonder discontent is boiling over.
How Will Thailand’s Future Military Planning Shift Amid its Coronavirus Challenge?
April 13, 2020

How Will Thailand’s Future Military Planning Shift Amid its Coronavirus Challenge?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at suggestions that COVID-19 could affect the country’s future defense outlook.

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