Biography of the Author Saksith Saiyasombut

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Saksith Saiyasombut

Journalist at CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Despite low COVID-19 infections, fresh outbreak threatens Thai economic recovery | Video
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    Despite low COVID-19 infections, fresh outbreak threatens Thai economic recovery | Video

    Wednesday (Jan 13) marks a year since Thailand reported its first case of COVID-19, a Chinese tourist who was also the first case recorded outside ...
  2. Thai billionaire forms new political party to woo younger voters
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    Thai billionaire forms new political party to woo younger voters

    With his youthful looks and reputation as the scion of Thailand's biggest autoparts group, 39-year-old Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has created a ...
  3. Thailand continues fight against corruption ahead of military coup anniversary
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    Thailand continues fight against corruption ahead of military coup anniversary

    May 22 marks the fourth anniversary of the Thai military coup which saw the overthrow of Yingluck Shinawatra's democratically elected government.
  4. Thai authorities close Maya Bay to protect coral reefs | Video
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    Thai authorities close Maya Bay to protect coral reefs | Video

    Maya Bay, made famous in the movie 'The Beach' that starred Leonardo DiCaprio, will be closed to visitors for four months from Jun 1 to protect ...
  5. Operation to rescue boys trapped in Thai cave resumes | Video
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    Operation to rescue boys trapped in Thai cave resumes | Video

    A mission to rescue a group of Thai boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand resumed on Monday (Jul 9), officials said, ...
  6. Maya Bay is closed to tourists from Friday June 1st | Video
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    Maya Bay is closed to tourists from Friday June 1st | Video

    From Friday, Thailand's Maya Bay, made famous in the 2000 movie, "The Beach", will be closed to tourists. The idyllic island cove will be shut ...
  7. Thailand’s auto industry gears up for electric vehicles | Video
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    Thailand’s auto industry gears up for electric vehicles | Video

    Thailand is the largest car manufacturer in ASEAN and it's often called the "Detroit of Asia". But car makers are facing the slow demise of the ...
  8. Singtel launches e-wallet tie-up in Thailand | Video
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    Singtel launches e-wallet tie-up in Thailand | Video

    Singapore's Singtel has launched VIA, Asia's first cross-border mobile payment alliance, which will allow users to make cashless payments when ...
  9. Traditional weaving industry in Thailand alive and well | Video
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    Traditional weaving industry in Thailand alive and well | Video

    The art of traditional weaving is popular in Thailand. Saksith Saiyasombut finds out that despite concerns about the future of the trade, ...
  10. Activists rally for return to democracy | Video
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    Activists rally for return to democracy | Video

    Despite it being illegal for public assemblies of more than five to be held in Thailand, these activists still plan on marching to Bangkok's ...