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08:18

2022 economic growth view at 4%

The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) has maintained its average forecast for Thai economic growth this year at 4%, mainly as a result of recovering domestic consumption and the tourism sector, says the office's director-general Pornchai Thiraveja.

08:18
2022 economic growth view at 4%
08:10

8,618 new Covid-19 cases, 19 more deaths

Thailand registered 19 more Covid-19 fatalities and 8,618 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning.

08:10
8,618 new Covid-19 cases, 19 more deaths
07:43

Oil spill reaches shoreline in Rayong

Some of the oil that leaked from an underwater pipeline in the Gulf of Thailand washed up on a beach in Rayong province of Rayong late on Friday.

07:43
Oil spill reaches shoreline
07:33

True, DTAC submit merger report to the regulator

A joint report by True Corporation Plc and Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC) about their amalgamation plan has been submitted to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), in compliance with a rule requiring 90 days advance notice for potential mergers.

07:33
True, DTAC submit merger report to the regulator
07:24

Thousands mourn Vietnamese Zen master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh

HUE: Mourners queued outside a pagoda in Vietnam's central Hue province on Friday to pay their final respects to Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world's most prominent Buddhist teachers who died on Jan 22 aged 95.

07:24
Thousands mourn Vietnamese Zen master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh
07:22

TAT sees uptick in festive spending

Tourism revenue during the Chinese New Year is poised for a slight increase to 1.9 billion baht as the soaring prices of consumer products, fuel and household debt hammer domestic consumption, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

07:22
TAT sees uptick in festive spending
07:11

Panel studies THAI funds

The Cooperative Promotion Department has established a panel to study proposed increased investment in Thai Airways International.

07:11
THAI funds study
07:00

Pheu Thai, Kla 'lead by-election battle'

Sunday's by-election in Bangkok is likely to be a two-horse race between the Pheu Thai and the Kla parties, according to a political analyst.

07:00
Pheu Thai, Kla 'lead by-election battle'
04:00

Test & Go's return gets early test

With some 465,000 tourists expected at Suvarnabhumi airport during the Lunar New Year, the Test & Go scheme will resume this Tuesday

04:00
Test & Go returns
04:00

Oil spill ship off Chumphon to be retrieved within a fortnight

The Marine Department has been ordered to retrieve within 15 days the vessel Por Andaman 2 that sank in the Gulf of Thailand off Chumphon province.

04:00
Oil spill ship off Chumphon to be retrieved within a fortnight
03:45

First Feline takes up residence in Biden White House

WASHINGTON: The dog-loving Bidens have finally fulfilled a key White House pledge -- they got a cat.

03:45
First Feline takes up residence in Biden White House
28 Jan 2022

Workers race to keep oil from Rayong shores

RAYONG: Hundreds of workers set up oil barriers along beachfronts in this eastern province on Friday as authorities raced to limit the environmental damage from oil that leaked from an underwater pipeline earlier this week.

28 Jan 2022
Workers race to keep oil from Rayong shores
28 Jan 2022

Taxman to go easy on crypto traders

The Finance Ministry plans to ease tax rules for investments in digital assets, a senior official said on Friday, following a surge in crytocurrency trading.

28 Jan 2022
Taxman to go easy on crypto traders
28 Jan 2022

Hong Kong's best-known travel agency folds after 50 years

HONG KONG: One of Hong Kong's best-known tour operators has decided to wind up after 50 years of business and amid the worsening Omicron outbreak, with an industry leader expecting the travel sector's woes to continue for the rest of 2022 at least.

28 Jan 2022
Hong Kong's best-known travel agency folds after 50 years
28 Jan 2022

Officer who killed doctor faces another charge

Police will press a fresh charge of driving over the speed limit against a junior crowd control officer who killed a doctor on a zebra crossing.

28 Jan 2022
Officer who killed doctor faces another charge
28 Jan 2022

More illegal job seekers caught in Kanchanaburi

KANCHANABURI: Another 73 job seekers from Myanmar and a guide were caught for illegal entry in three different districts of Kanchanaburi on Friday.

28 Jan 2022 1
More illegal job seekers caught in Kanchanaburi
28 Jan 2022

Pope: Covid fake news is human rights violation

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis said on Friday that spreading fake news and disinformation on Covid-19 and vaccines, including by Catholic media, is a violation of human rights.

28 Jan 2022 1
Pope: Covid fake news is human rights violation
28 Jan 2022

NACC accuses Yingluck in court of wasting B240m

Anti-graft body files suit against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra and others for alleged corrupt use of B240m budget to publicise infrastructure projects in 2013.

28 Jan 2022 10
Indicted again
28 Jan 2022

Philippines inks $369m missile deal with India

The Philippines has signed a contract with India's BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd for an 18.9 billion-peso (US$369 million) shore-based anti-ship missile system, boosting defence ties between the two nations locked in separate territorial disputes with China.

28 Jan 2022 1
Philippines inks $369m missile deal with India
28 Jan 2022

AirAsia changes name to Capital A as it grows beyond an airline

Malaysia's AirAsia Group Bhd said on Friday it had changed its name to Capital A Bhd to reflect its growing portfolio of businesses beyond the core budget airline.

28 Jan 2022 3
AirAsia changes name to Capital A as it grows beyond an airline