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06:23

Warning issued over DeFi transactions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning investors to exercise caution when making decentralised finance (DeFi) transactions.

06:23
Warning issued over DeFi transactions
06:00

Anutin open to more relaxed laws on pot

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said that further liberalisation of cannabis for recreational use is possible in the future if the public accepted it.

06:00
More relaxed laws on pot
05:30

Co-payment spurs online food delivery

The new phase of the "Khon La Khrueng" co-payment scheme, scheduled to start next month, is expected to spark fresh competition in online food delivery services.

05:30
Co-payment spurs online food delivery
05:22

Nightlife eyes longer opening hours

Khao San Road could see night entertainment venues open until 4am after the government held talks with local businesses.

05:22
Longer opening hours
05:00

New pacts cement India-Thai relations

Thailand's Foreign Affairs Ministry and India's Ministry of External Affairs co-hosted a signing ceremony for two memoranda of understanding to improve bilateral ties.

05:00
New pacts cement India-Thai relations
04:45

Studies to see if mutations behind monkeypox spread: WHO

GENEVA - Studies are under way to see whether genetic changes in the monkeypox virus are driving the rapid spread of the disease, the World Health Organization told AFP on Wednesday.

04:45
Studies to see if mutations behind monkeypox spread: WHO
04:27

BoI receives 784 applications in first half

Companies filed 784 applications for investment promotion during the first six months of 2022, an increase of 4%, but the combined investment value dropped by 42%.

04:27
BoI receives 784 applications in first half
04:13

Thaksin claims no secret deal with PPRP

Former prime minister Thaksin denies brokering a deal with the Palang Pracharath Party and the Pheu Thai Party to form a coalition government after the next election.

04:13
Thaksin claims no secret deal with PPRP
04:00

PM 'will not' dissolve House

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will not dissolve the House of Representatives and will carry on working until the end of this tenure: spokesman.

04:00
PM 'will not' dissolve House
17 Aug 2022

Economy will grow faster in Q3 as investment, tourism return: Arkhom

Thailand's economic growth is expected to accelerate in the third quarter after a weaker-than-expected second quarter as public investment spending increases along with a recovery in tourism, the finance minister said on Wednesday.

17 Aug 2022
Economy will grow faster in Q3 as investment, tourism return: Arkhom
17 Aug 2022

Indian smuggler arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport with fox, pythons

An Indian man has been arrested at Thailand's main airport attempting to smuggle out a menagerie of live creatures including a white desert fox and a raccoon, officials said Wednesday.

17 Aug 2022
Indian smuggler arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport with fox, pythons
17 Aug 2022

Investment pledges slump in H1 as foreign projects wane

Investment applications in Thailand dropped by 42% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year, official data showed on Wednesday, led by a sharp fall in foreign projects as the global economy slowed.

17 Aug 2022
Investment pledges slump in H1 as foreign projects wane
17 Aug 2022

Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam

A top court in Bangkok on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to halt purchases of electricity by the country from a hydropower dam in neighbouring Laos over environmental concerns, bringing an end to a decade-long legal battle.

17 Aug 2022
Court throws out decade-long legal fight over Laos dam
17 Aug 2022

UK inflation hits new 40-year high as food prices rocket

LONDON: British inflation surged to a new 40-year high in July on soaring food prices, official data showed Wednesday, adding to a cost-of-living crisis as the country faces the prospect of recession.

17 Aug 2022
UK inflation hits new 40-year high as food prices rocket
17 Aug 2022

Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin

Thailand’s health minister on Wednesday discouraged tourists from visiting the country only to smoke weed, just two months after new laws were passed that have largely decriminalised the drug.

17 Aug 2022 6
Pot-smoking tourists not welcome in Thailand: health minister Anutin
17 Aug 2022

Migrants killed, injured when pickup hits tree

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: A pickup truck carrying 33 migrant workers from Myanmar crashed into a roadside tree after a rear tyre burst, killing three passengers and seriously injuring five others, on Wednesday.

17 Aug 2022 3
Migrants killed, injured when pickup hits tree
17 Aug 2022

Myanmar junta hits back at Asean after being barred from meetings

Myanmar's military leadership on Wednesday lashed out at the Asean grouping of Southeast Asian countries for excluding its generals from regional gatherings, accusing it of caving to "external pressure".

17 Aug 2022 2
Myanmar junta hits back at Asean after being barred from meetings
17 Aug 2022

Mittraphap highway flooded in Khon Kaen

KHON KAEN: A one-kilometre section of the Mittraphap highway in Ban Phai district was heavily flooded on Wednesday, causing many vehicles to stall in the deep water.

17 Aug 2022
Mittraphap highway flooded in Khon Kaen
17 Aug 2022

Opposition petitions for court ruling on Gen Prayut's tenure

The opposition files a petition for a Constitutional Court judgement on when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure in office ends, and warns that a speculated early dissolution could leave a leadership vacuum.

17 Aug 2022 10
Ruling sought
17 Aug 2022

Anutin: No social problems from decriminalised cannabis

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Wednesday that he saw no signs of any social problems from the decriminalisation of cannabis in June.

17 Aug 2022 12
Anutin: No social problems from decriminalised cannabis