Gambling with Thailand's future

Gambling with Thailand's future

Casino legalisation is back on the government's agenda after years of debate, and opinion is once again divided over its merits and drawbacks.

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Chinese gambling kingpin taken into custody in Bangkok

Authorities in Bangkok have detained a controversial Chinese businessman who is the subject of an international arrest warrant for allegedly running an illegal online casino, police said Saturday.

13 Aug 2022
Chinese gambling kingpin taken into custody in Bangkok

Chinese return

Thailand is among the five most favourite destinations for Chinese travellers as the easing of pandemic restrictions sees more Chinese taking trips outside of the country.

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Chinese return

Cops 'sorry' for missing body in car

The Highway Police Division (HPD) has expressed regret over an incident in which its officers were accused of failing to notice a body trapped inside a wrecked car for 12 hours in Pattaya earlier this week.

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Cops 'sorry' for missing body in car

'Little ghosts'

The Foreign Affairs Ministry is warning Thais visiting South Korea against overstaying in the country to become illegal job seekers.

13 Aug 2022 8
'Little ghosts'

Flood warning

Flood alerts have been issued in 11 provinces, including Bangkok, after severe runoff unleashed by Tropical Storm Mulan flowed downstream from the North.

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Flood warning

End to list-MP tussle

A last-ditch effort to settle the wrangle over the calculation of list-MPs will succeed on Monday provided the quorum is met, said Sathit Pitutecha.

13 Aug 2022 5
End to list-MP tussle

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Celebrating motherhood

Celebrating motherhood

On the occasion of HM Queen Sirikit's 90th birthday, the National Library of Thailand is holding an exhibition of books exploring the roles of mothers in society.

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