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Lamphun golden dried longan obtains GI registry

Thailand has successfully registered geographical indication (GI) for Lamphun golden dried longan in Vietnam, increasing the number of Thai products with GI registration in foreign countries to eight.

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Lamphun golden dried longan obtains GI registry
05:11

Manufacturers call for rejig of clean energy laws

Manufacturers want the government to amend laws to allow them to produce and sell electricity from renewable energy sources in order to reduce dependence on expensive fossil fuels, in line with the global clean energy trend, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

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Thailand remains ranked 43rd in global innovation index

Thailand stayed put at 43rd out of 132 economies in the Global Innovation Index 2022, released by the World Intellectual Property Organization, while the country's gross expenditure on R&D (GERD) financed by business and exports of creative products tops this year's ranking.

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Banks bump up interest

Banks began to raise interest rates in response to the Bank of Thailand's policy rate hike to 1% on Wednesday.

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Banks bump up interest
04:55

Central bank says politics won't affect economy

The Bank of Thailand believes politics should not affect the economy, which is showing signs of further recovery in the second half.

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Business chiefs welcome 'stability' ruling will bring

The private sector has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling on Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha's eight-year term as prime minister as good for the economy.

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04:11

Govt urges parents to jab toddlers

The Ministry of Public Health is inviting parents to inoculate their young children in the first country-wide Covid-19 vaccination campaign for toddlers in the next two weeks.

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Ministry hails 'return to normal' as variants 'now manageable'

The Public Health Ministry has eased the Covid-19 alert level as the situation is stabilising and current variants are considered manageable, according to a director at Bangkok Siriroj Hospital.

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'Return to normal'
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Culture Ministry seeks swift repairs to collapsed pagoda

The Ministry of Culture has instructed the Fine Arts Department to expedite an inspection in order to restore a 500-year-old pagoda at a temple in Chiang Mai which devastatingly collapsed due to heavy rain on Thursday evening.

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Culture Ministry seeks swift repairs to collapsed pagoda
04:00

Prayut's staying put

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has vowed to press ahead with development projects after a Constitutional Court ruling on Friday on the eight-year limit of his premiership allowed him to stay in power.

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Prayut's staying put
30 Sep 2022

Putin grabs 20% of Ukraine 'forever'

Vladimir Putin formally annexes four occupied regions in Ukraine “forever” and repeats warnings that Russia will use all available means to defend the territories.

30 Sep 2022
Russian 'forever'
30 Sep 2022

Activists call for major anti-Prayut rally on Saturday

Pro-democracy protest leaders have called for people to wear black for seven days and to rally at Victory Monument on Saturday to express their rejection of the Constitutional Court ruling that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's term has not reached its eight-year limit.

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Activists call for major anti-Prayut rally on Saturday
30 Sep 2022

Pheu Thai disagrees with Prayut ruling

The opposition Pheu Thai Party has expressed disagreement with the reasoning behind the Constitutional Court ruling that Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha’s tenure as prime minister did not begin until 2017.

30 Sep 2022 5
Pheu Thai disagrees with Prayut ruling
30 Sep 2022

12 sailors die on ship off Vietnam

HANOI: Twelve Chinese sailors have died and nine others are critically ill after a suspected case of food poisoning on board their vessel near southern Con Dao island in Vietnam, a rescue official and state media said on Friday.

30 Sep 2022 1
12 sailors die on ship off Vietnam
30 Sep 2022

Made-in-India high-speed rail expands

AHMEDABAD, India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a third Indian-made high speed train in his home state of Gujarat, as a part of plans to modernise the country’s rail network.

30 Sep 2022 3
Made-in-India high-speed rail expands
30 Sep 2022

Malaysian PM orders probe of former top prosecutor

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob on Friday ordered an investigation into possible misconduct by a former top prosecutor who had brought corruption cases against several senior members of his ruling United Malays National Organisation (Umno) party.

30 Sep 2022
Malaysian PM orders probe of former top prosecutor
30 Sep 2022

Zarco fastest in Thai MotoGP practice

BURI RAM: Johann Zarco of France was quickest in unexpectedly dry conditions for the opening practice sessions at the Thai MotoGP on Friday, pipping world championship title contender Francesco Bagnaia.

30 Sep 2022
Zarco fastest in Thai MotoGP practice
30 Sep 2022

Senior Indonesian officials targeted by spyware

More than a dozen senior Indonesian government and military officials were targeted last year with spy software designed by an Israeli surveillance firm, according to nine people with knowledge of the matter.

30 Sep 2022
Senior Indonesian officials targeted by spyware
30 Sep 2022

Drug courier arrested, 152kg of heroin seized

A drug courier has been arrested and 152 kilogrammes of heroin seized from his car near Talat Thai market in Pathum Thani.

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Drug courier arrested, 152kg of heroin seized
30 Sep 2022

Malaysia fights $15bn asset seizure bid

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has vowed to challenge a move by the heirs of a former sultan to seize its Dutch assets as part of the descendants’ efforts to enforce a US$15-billion arbitration award against the Malaysian state.

30 Sep 2022 1
Malaysia fights $15bn asset seizure bid