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Scholz succeeds Merkel as German chancellor, opening new era

Olaf Scholz became Germany’s ninth post-World War II chancellor Wednesday, opening a new era for the European Union’s most...

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Ex-transport minister Chadchart favourite to be next Bangkok governor in latest Nida Poll

Former transport minister in the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Chadchart Sittipunt, is leading the Bangkok gubernatorial race...

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Large crowd show up to welcome King and Queen of Thailand

A large number of people, most wearing yellow shirts, gathered at Chaloem Phrakiat King Bhumibol Adulyadej Park, at the...

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Thailand removed from Germany’s list of COVID-19 high risk countries

Germany has removed Thailand from its list of COVID-19 high-risk countries, effective from today (Sunday), under which people arriving...

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Environment General News

Thai stargazers urged to enjoy view of a bright Venus on December 7th

The planet Venus will be at its brightest this year on December 7th and stargazers in Thailand can see...

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PM makes merit to mark the anniversary of King Rama IX’s birth and Thailand’s Father’s Day

This morning (Sunday), Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his wife led members of the cabinet, privy council, the legislature,...

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Million-dollar bond as US school shooter parents plead not guilty

The parents of a 15-year-old who shot dead four students at a US high school with a gun bought...

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  Indonesia volcano eruption kills 13, dozens injured

 The death toll from a sudden, spectacular eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Semeru has risen to 13, disaster officials said...

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Massive blaze at engine oil warehouse in Nakhon Pathom now under control

Fire crews have managed to control a huge fire at an engine oil warehouse in Samphran district of Thailand’s...

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Measures discussed to help Thailand’s struggling entertainment sector

Thai Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin is scheduled to meet with representatives of musicians, artists, pubs and bars today (Monday),...

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70% voter turnout in Thailand’s first sub-district elections in eight years

About 70% of eligible voters went to the polls on Sunday to cast their ballots in Thailand’s first nationwide...

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Singapore, Malaysia reopen busy land border for vaccinated travellers

Singapore and Malaysia re-opened one of the world’s busiest land borders on Monday, allowing vaccinated travellers to make the crossing after...

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Thailand Consumer Council to petition against True-Dtac merger plan

The Thailand Consumer Council (TCC) is planning to submit a petition to the country’s telecom regulator against the planned...

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The Chinese dad making medicine to treat his dying son

Two-year-old Haoyang has likely just months to live — but the only medicine that can help his rare genetic...

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Registrations for free Pfizer jabs for non-formal education students open Tuesday

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and the Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Medical Services Department,...

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Thai protest leader Rung Panusaya’s bail revoked in last year’s protest case

The Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) has announced, on Twitter, that the Criminal Court has revoked the bail...

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Economy News

Record 870,000 Thais unemployed in Q3 2021, household debt surges 5% – NESDC

Impacted by COVID-19 lockdown measures, about 870,000 Thais were jobless during the third quarter of this year, a record...

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DPM Prawit to join PM for Loy Krathong, while 66% of those polled will not take part this year

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan says he will join Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for the traditional Loy Krathong festival...

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China silent on missing tennis star, despite global pressure

An email purportedly from a Chinese professional tennis player that a Chinese state media outlet posted on Twitter has...

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Quotes of the Week: #Thailand‘s Parliament debated on the “people’s constitution” amendment draft before voting to reject it on...

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Demerit point system for Thailand’s public transport drivers from Dec 1

Starting December 1st, Thailand’s Land Transport Department will begin using a demerit point system for public transport drivers of...

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Thai cabinet approves ฿20bn loan to reduce diesel prices

Thailand’s cabinet today (Tuesday) approved a 20 billion baht loan, from the State Oil Fund, to maintain diesel prices...

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Weekly antigen COVID tests required by private schools in Thailand

Several parents have complained about the costs of weekly antigen COVID-19 tests being required by many private schools, even...

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2 Bangkok protesters shot, German embassy officials accept rally leaders’ letter

Anti-establishment protest leader Thatchapong Kaedam announced an end of today’s protest at about 7pm (Sunday) after three of their...

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Suspected drug trafficker killed, 6m meth pills seized in Chiang Mai Saturday

Security forces shot dead a suspected drug trafficker and seized about six million methamphetamine pills, or “yaa baa”, from...

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Sunday’s protest gathering place changed to Bangkok’s Pathumwan intersection

Protest organisers have changed the meeting location for today’s rally to the Pathumwan intersection in Bangkok. Protesters began to...

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Thailand’s first floating solar panel power plant begins operation

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has started electricity generation at its hydro-floating solar hybrid project on the...

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Neighbours of Belarus say migrant crisis risks military clash

Countries bordering Belarus expressed concern on Thursday that a crisis over growing numbers of migrants trying to break through...

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Thai singer ‘Heart’ acknowledges lèse majesté, computer crime charges

Former Thai pop singer Suthipongse “Heart” Thatphithakkul reported to the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) this morning (Thursday) to...

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Riverside areas of Bangkok warned of flooding this week, later this month

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is warning people living near floodgates to prepare for high tides and subsequent flooding...

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SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth, ending 200-day flight

Four astronauts returned to Earth on Monday, riding home with SpaceX to end a 200-day space station mission that...

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Thousands protest in New Zealand against COVID-19 rules

New Zealand beefed up security measures at its parliament on Tuesday as thousands of people gathered to protest against...

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Thai FDA joins hands with online platforms to curb sale of substandard ATKs

The Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is cooperating with Lazada, Shopee and HDmall.com.th to protect shoppers from being...

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Influx of illegal immigrants to Thailand prompts COVID concerns

Thai authorities have been asked to increase field checks on factories and businesses, to make sure that they hire...

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APEC region’s economy to grow by 6% in 2021

Next year, economic growth in the APEC region is forecast to shrink to 4.9%, from the estimated growth of...

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International travellers head to the United States as flights reopen

Travelers across the world prepared on Monday to be reunited with loved ones in the United States for the...

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COVID infections among attendees of Buddhist ceremonies under watch

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has expressed concern over new COVID-19 infections among people attending Kathin ceremonies,...

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Doi Inthanon National Park to reopen to visitors on Wednesday

Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon National Park, Thailand’s highest peak, will reopen to visitors this Wednesday, for the first time...

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Thailand aspires to be hub for herbal products and cannabis-based medicines

Thailand aims to become an international hub for the production and export of herbal products and cannabis/hemp-based medicines, to...

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Over 90,000 apply to enter Thailand in 6 days since reopening

Over 90,000 foreign visitors applied for the “Thailand Pass” to enter the country between November 1st and yesterday (Saturday)....

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The problem with sex education in Thailand

In Thailand, sex education is combined with health education. 3rd graders, usually between 8 and 9 years old, will...

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Poll – Former transport minister ahead in next year’s Bangkok governor race

According to a recent survey, Chadchart Sittipunt, transport minister in the government of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, is...

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Britain approves Merck’s COVID-19 pill in world first

Britain on Thursday became the first country in the world to approve a potentially game-changing COVID-19 antiviral pill jointly...

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Two freight ships collide in estuary of Chao Phraya River, no casualties

Two freighters loaded with cargo containers collided in the estuary of the Chao Phraya River today (Tuesday), in front...

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Thammasat abandons plan to get 1.5m doses of donated vaccine from Poland

The Thammasat University field hospital has abandoned its plan to accept a donation of 1.5 million doses of the...

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Vietnam becomes UK’s biggest trade partner in ASEAN

Vietnam and the United Kingdom have signed 26 cooperation deals, covering areas from trade, agriculture, education, and training to...

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Thai employee of company implicated in used medical glove scandal jailed for 4 years

Thailand’s Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court has sentenced a Thai employee of the “Paddy the Room” trading...

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Nearly 90 countries join pact to slash planet-warming methane emissions

GLASGOW, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Nearly 90 countries have joined a U.S.- and EU-led effort to slash emissions of...

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Thailand vows to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2065 at COP26

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday expressed Thailand’s willingness to fight climate change, aiming to reach carbon neutrality in...

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Pheu Thai party changes stance, now supports changes to lèse majesté law

Thailand’s opposition Pheu Thai party has openly declared its support for amendment of the country’s strict lèse majesté law...

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Many schools in Thailand reopen for in-person learning

Many schools around the country resumed on-site classes for the second semester today, after being closed since May due...

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First group of 43 passengers arrives from Japan as Thailand reopens borders Monday

The first 43 Thai and foreign passengers arrived at Suvarnabhumi international airport during the early hours today (Monday), the...

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Amnesty, Rung Panusaya seek end to alleged Thai Government human rights violations

Today (Monday), anti-establishment protest leader Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, along with activists from Amnesty International Thailand, submitted over 28,000 signatures,...

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EU court fines Poland 1 mn euros daily in judiciary row

The EU’s top court on Wednesday ordered Poland to pay one million euros a day for not suspending a...

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Nine arrested in Thailand for selling Favipiravir online without permission

Nine people, including the general manager of a private hospital in Thailand, have been arrested by officers from the...

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Crime Highlight News

CNN report on substandard gloves from Thailand may have been provided by duped American

A senior Thai police officer said today that he suspected that the recent CNN report about the export of...

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ASEAN News

Southeast Asian leaders hold summit, excluding Myanmar coup leader

Southeast Asian leaders begin their annual summit on Tuesday without Myanmar military leader Min Aung Hlaing, who overthrew a...

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Thailand aims to draw neighbours for one-day trips

Thailand’s Ministry of Health is working with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports to prepare guidelines to allow visitors...

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Thai PM urges ASEAN to develop coordinated voices, innovative approaches to US and China

In his speech, on the first day of the 39th ASEAN Summit via a video conference this morning (Tuesday),...

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Delta Plus COVID variant may be 15% more transmissible than Delta strain, experts say

Delta Plus, which is a mutation of the Delta strain of COVID-19, may be 15% more transmissible than the...

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Thai university urged to protect monarchy related tradition

Chulalongkorn University’s administration has been urged to do something about the Student Union’s controversial decision to cancel a customary...

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Bangkok’s administration invites city residents to apply for mixed vaccination

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is inviting Thai citizens aged over 18 who live in the capital to register...

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Economy Highlight News

International airlines return 80% of their airport slots in Thailand for the next five months

International airlines have returned as many as 80% of their airport slots at Thailand’s six international airports between October...

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France launches state-of-art military communications satellite

France has successfully launched a state-of-the-art satellite into orbit, designed to allow all of France’s armed forces across the...

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Myanmar says it’s committed to ASEAN peace plan, despite general’s snub

Myanmar’s military rulers pledged on Sunday to cooperate “as much as possible” with a peace plan agreed with ASEAN,...

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Thai banks assure systems are in place to protect against cyber scams

Commercial banks in Thailand have put in place measures to protect their credit and debit card holders from cyber...

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General News

Thai student union cancels decades long tradition, calling it a symbol of inequality

This year, the traditional procession, during the annual football match between Chulalongkorn and Thammasat universities, will not feature the...

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Security increased at key sluice gates to prevent unauthorised opening

Thailand’s Royal Irrigation Department has ordered all sluice gates in key dykes to be guarded around the clock after...

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Five southern provinces among Thailand’s top ten for new COVID-19 cases

Five southern provinces are among Thailand’s ten with the highest rates of new COVID-19 infections today (Friday), with Songkhla,...

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Around Thailand General News Weather

Another storm to hit Thailand late next week, heavy rain forecast

People living in Thailand’s eastern, lower central, and upper southern regions are advised to brace for heavy rain next...

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Three markets in Chiang Mai locked down for three days of disinfection

Chiang Mai’s adjacent Waroros, Ton Lamyai and flower markets have been closed down for three days, starting today (Thursday),...

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Three killed in gas explosion at Chinese BBQ restaurant

A gas explosion at a restaurant ripped through a busy street in a major Chinese city on Thursday, killing...

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Former red-shirt leader Jatuporn released on bail by Thai Appeals Court

After 97 days behind bars, former chairman of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) Jatuporn Prompan was...

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World

UK’s Prince William says great minds should focus on saving Earth not space travel

Britain’s Prince William has taken a thinly veiled swipe at the billionaires embroiled in a space tourism race, saying...

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Japan PM dissolves lower house for Oct. 31 national election

Japan’s new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dissolved the lower house of parliament Thursday, paving the way for elections on...

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CCSA approves plan to buy 50,000 courses of anti-viral Molnupiravir drug

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) today (Thursday) approved the Public Health Ministry’s proposal to procure 50,000 courses...

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Texas governor bars all COVID-19 vaccine mandates in state, rips Biden for ‘bullying’

(Reuters) – Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott, responding to what he called “bullying” by the Biden Administration, on Monday...

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AstraZeneca drug cocktail succeeds in late-stage study to treat COVID-19

AstraZeneca has requested emergency approval from U.S. regulators for its antibody cocktail, the first protective shot other than vaccines...

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Around Thailand News Thailand Floods Weather

Successive storms may cause floods in parts of central Thailand this week

People living downstream of Pasak Jolasid Dam in Ang Thong, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Suphan Buri, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi and...

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Thai police warn youths may emulate violence seen in hit TV series ‘Squid Game’

Thai police have expressed concerns over South Korea’s hit survival drama TV series “Squid Game”, citing some violent scenes...

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Thai Rural Doctors Society claims COVID-19 infections are rising, not falling

The Rural Doctors Society (RDS) has warned Thai people not to lower their guard, noting that COVID-19 infections in...

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COVID-19 resurgence in Hua Hin and Chaiyaphum closes market and TAO office 

The Chatchai market, in Thailand’s resort town of Hua Hin, has been ordered to close for three days from Monday, after 30 people connected to the market were...

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Chiang Mai’s Muang Mai market closed for disinfection after new cluster of COVID-19 infections emerges

Chiang Mai’s largest retail market for fresh food, fruits and vegetables, Muang Mai, remains eerily quiet for a second...

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Medics and health volunteers in Sa Kaew province wear school uniforms to convince students to get vaccinated

To allay concerns among students and their parents about undesirable side effects of COVID-19 vaccines, medics and public health...

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High tide raises Chao Phraya River level, floods communities in Nonthaburi and Pathum Thani

Riverside households in Bangkok’s neighbouring provinces of Nonthaburi and Pathum Thani, which are not protected by floodwalls, have been...

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Thousands protest in Rome against Covid health pass

Thousands of protesters including members of far-right groups demonstrated in central Rome on Saturday against the extension of the...

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Prosecutors drop charges against former secretary of Khunying Potjaman in KTB case

In an about-face, the public prosecutors have decided not to pursue money laundering charges against the former secretary of...

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Liquor sales banned in Chanthaburi following resurgence of COVID-19

A ban on the sale of alcoholic drinks has been introduced in Thailand’s eastern province of Chanthaburi, from today...

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Finland joins Sweden and Denmark in limiting Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

HELSINKI, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Finland on Thursday paused the use of Moderna’s (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine for younger males...

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‘Mix and Match’ of AstraZeneca then Pfizer vaccination proposed

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health will seek approval, from the immune enhancement against diseases subcommittee, for the Disease Control...

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Economy General News

Thailand’s consumer’s confidence index rises while business index falls

Thailand’s consumer confidence index for the month of September increased for the first time in seven months, thanks to...

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Three Thai men arrested after one threw explosive at police

Three Thai men were arrested by police shortly after they threw a home-made explosive device at traffic police officer...

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Train services to southern destinations beyond Yala temporarily suspended

Local train services from Hat Yai town to destinations beyond the southern border province of Yala have been suspended...

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Large haul of guns seized, 51 people arrested in nationwide crackdown on illegal firearms

Police have seized more than 300 guns, over 3,500 rounds of ammunition of various calibres and arrested 51 suspects...

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Pheu Thai MP cries foul over corruption watchdog’s bribery finding

Pheu Thai MP for Thailand’s Muk Dahan province, Anurak Tangpanitarnnont, has described as “hasty” the National Anti-Corruption Commission’s (NACC)...

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Infection spike in four of Thailand’s border provinces an issue of concern for CCSA

The Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has expressed concern over the increasing number of new infections in the...

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Around Thailand Environment News

Huge volume of water to be diverted to Suphan Buri before high tide

Taking advantage of the low tide in the Gulf of Thailand, irrigation officials have stepped up efforts to divert...

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Thailand’s new tourism promotional slogan for next year unveiled

The Thai government plans to promote tourism next year under the new slogan “Visit Thailand 2022, Now Even More...

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