Student leader Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak was released on bail after he had been arrested yesterday on multiple charges including sedition.
Thailand reported zero new coronavirus cases and no new deaths on Saturday.
Three agencies have projected that Thai food exports to contract two per cent in the first half of this year but to recover 3.6 per cent in the second half of this year to reach one trillion baht in value for the whole year.
The Thai economic outlook may be the worst in the region thanks to heavy foreign dependency, said outgoing Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santiprabhob.
The Thai Cabinet on Thursday approved September 4 and 7 as a substitute holiday for the postponed Songkran festival, creating a four-day weekend from September 4 to 7.
Public Transport can operate at full capacity from today onwards after the Center for Covid-19 Administration Situation (CCSA) has taken further steps in easing Covid-19 restrictions.
The Education Ministry will assess resumption of full services at schools and is ready to close some schools if there is risks for spread of Covid-19, said Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan.
COVID-19 control measures are ready for the safe resumption of full services at schools tomorrow, Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan said.
The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) will ask the new finance minister to help the service sector that is seriously affected by the coronavirus disease 2019.
The Commerce Ministry allows surgical mask factories to sell their products directly to local markets but limits the price at 2.50 baht apiece.
Thailand logged five new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and cabinet ministers gave alms to 89 Buddhist monks at Sanam Luang ground to make merits on the birthday anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother today.