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TAT banking on e-visas

With Malaysian tourists becoming the first source market to reach 1 million and reopening of more countries in sight, Thai tourism could realise an even stronger rebound among the Asian market if e-visas are adopted and international flights resume.

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TAT banking on e-visas
08:15

'Good Bye, Lenin!' Finland ditches last statue of Soviet leader

KOTKA, Finland: Finland on Tuesday tore down its last public statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin, as dozens gathered in the southeastern city of Kotka to watch its removal.

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'Good Bye, Lenin!' Finland ditches last statue of Soviet leader
08:07

Diversification drive persists

National oil and gas conglomerate PTT Plc is pushing ahead with non-oil businesses, which are set to become a new source of revenue and keep the company in line with the global trend towards clean energy.

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Diversification drive persists
07:45

Liverpool edge Rangers as Bayern, Napoli underline credentials

PARIS: Liverpool eased to a comfortable 2-0 win in the 'Battle of Britain' against Rangers in the Champions League group games on Tuesday while Napoli underlined their credentials with an impressive 6-1 thrashing of Ajax in Amsterdam.

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Liverpool edge Rangers as Bayern, Napoli underline credentials
07:19

Restaurants cautioned over 10% service charge

Restaurants are able to collect a 10% service charge only when they prominently display the fee to customers, according to the Office of the Consumer Protection Board (OCPB).

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Restaurants cautioned over 10% service charge
06:00

Stimulus plan revived as Prayut returns

The Tourism and Sports Ministry is pushing ahead with its proposals for a 1-billion-baht stimulus project and a 4am closing time for entertainment venues.

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Stimulus plan revived as Prayut returns
05:55

Gold bounces back on weak dollar, US economic data

Gold prices rebounded sharply to pass US$1,700 an ounce as the US dollar weakened and recently released US economic data were worse than expected.

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Gold bounces back on weak dollar, US economic data
05:50

Saha wary on consumer spending

A leading consumer goods company has expressed its concern that ongoing floods and political uncertainty may negatively affect consumer spending power during the peak sales season.

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Saha wary on consumer spending
05:44

Economists urge caution for gloomy 2023

Thailand needs to prepare for global economic difficulties as they will intensify next year, according to economists.

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05:43

30 MPs 'plan to join Bhumjaithai'

More than 30 MPs, including some from the ruling Palang Pracharath Party, are expected to defect to the Bhumjaithai Party ahead of the next general election.

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30 MPs 'plan to join Bhumjaithai'
05:33

FTI suggests retention of current policies

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) expects a new government formed after a general election next year to maintain policies that benefit businesses to help them survive in 2023.

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05:22

Pheu Thai urges EC to allow relief aid donations

The main opposition Pheu Thai Party has urged the Election Commission to revise electioneering regulations during the 180-day period prior to the end of the House of Representatives' term to allow MPs to hand out relief items to flood victims.

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Pheu Thai urges EC to allow relief aid donations
05:11

Hollow trees may harbour poisonous fungus: Doctor

A top hospital physician on Tuesday advised people not to step inside tree hollows in their quests to observe lesser false vampire bats due to the risk of exposure to dangerous fungus spores.

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Hollow trees may harbour poisonous fungus: Doctor
05:00

Shippers project 8% growth in exports

Thailand's exports should grow by 8% this year if China's economy recovers and the shortage of semiconductors eases, according to the Thai National Shippers' Council (TNSC).

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Shippers project 8% growth in exports
05:00

Credit card firms to meet BoT as debt accumulates

The Credit Card Club, a unit of the Thai Bankers' Association, plans to meet with the Bank of Thailand to share information about the credit card market to address the regulator's concerns over rising household debt stemming from unsecured loans.

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04:44

Flood alerts as rivers swell

Thailand's National Water Command Centre (NWCC) has issued a warning about the swelling Chao Phraya and Pasak rivers as the Pasak Jolasid Dam is doubling its discharge volume.

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04:33

Chiang Mai city to pump out floodwater

CHIANG MAI: At least 20 large pumps will be installed to help drain water from flood-hit Chiang Mai city, the province's governor Nirat Pongsitthithavorn said on Tuesday.

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04:11

Paris waves goodbye to cardboard Metro tickets

PARIS: The Paris Metro is phasing out cardboard tickets after 120 years, taking the capital's urban transit into a contactless future but leaving behind nostalgic fans who will miss the humble rectangular cards.

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Paris waves goodbye to cardboard Metro tickets
04:00

Bangkok girds for more heavy rain

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has asked private company employees to work from home to avoid traffic congestion as heavy rain is forecast across the capital from Wednesday until Friday.

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Bangkok girds for more heavy rain
04:00

No succession plan: Prayut

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday shrugged off rumours he is grooming a political successor.

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No succession plan: Prayut