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11:14

NSC: State of emergency still necessary

The government still needs to impose a state of emergency law to cope with the Covid-19 situation and expects attendees of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting to understand, according to the National Security Council (NSC) secretary-general.

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NSC: State of emergency still necessary
10:54

May exports up 10.5% y/y

Thailand's customs-based exports in May rose 10.5% from a year earlier, Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Friday, confirming Customs Department data released earlier.

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May exports up 10.5% y/y
10:04

Senior monk accused of embezzling temple funds

A former asset manager of a temple in Bangkok has renewed a complaint he made against the temple's current abbot, accusing him of embezzling 95 million baht and disposing of a partially cremated corpse into the Chao Phraya River.

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Senior monk accused of embezzling temple funds
09:46

Probe urged over political nepotism claim

The Thai Sang Thai Party on Thursday asked the House committee on corruption suppression to investigate allegations that senators hired their relatives as assistants or as part of working teams.

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Probe urged over political nepotism claim
09:03

Israeli firm to sell navy 7 UAVs for B4bn

The Ministry of Defence will allow the Royal Thai Navy to procure seven Israeli-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) worth over 4 billion baht.

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08:00

Online kratom sales okayed by House

The House of Representatives has passed a revised kratom bill that will enable people to sell kratom-based products online.

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Online kratom sales okayed by House
07:49

2,354 new Covid cases, 16 more deaths

The country registered 16 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,354 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning.

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2,354 new Covid cases, 16 more deaths
06:26

Creators say developers need support from the state, industry

Thailand could find itself at the forefront of the metaverse frontier if developers receive proper support from industry collaboration and the government, according to two creators.

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Developers need support from the state
06:18

Execs linked to Koh Kut blaze

TRAT: The provincial court has issued arrest warrants for two executives of Soneva Kiri, a luxury resort on Koh Kut, over a fire that left guests injured on March 6, according to Pol Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang, the assistant national police chief.

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06:15

China loosens curbs on travel

The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) is more optimistic about Chinese travellers returning after the country slashed its quarantine length in half and gave Thai airlines permission to resume two flights to China per week.

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China loosens curbs on travel
06:11

BoT demonstrates economic gains despite inflation spike

Thailand's economy has continued to rebound, reflected by better signals in the May economic data, despite a sharp spike in the inflation rate, according to the Bank of Thailand.

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BoT demonstrates economic gains despite inflation spike
06:04

Worrawoot quits as U23 team coach

Worrawoot Srimaka on Thursday resigned as head coach of the national U23 squad after almost a year in the job.

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Worrawoot quits as U23 team coach
06:00

City Hall, TAT plan festivals for capital

City Hall is working with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to promote tourism and revitalise the economy with a plan afoot to organise a variety of festivals in the capital all year round.

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Festivals for capital
06:00

Telenor vows to stay in Thailand

Telenor Group, the major shareholder in Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC), insists it has no plans to leave Thailand and is optimistic the planned merger with True Corporation will be completed in July.

06:00
Telenor vows to stay in Thailand
05:55

The next great tech opportunity

Businesses are touting the metaverse as a promising new opportunity to increase customer engagement and propel growth in the digital era.

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The next great tech opportunity
05:44

Ratchanok makes magnificent recovery

Ratchanok Intanon, Kunlavut Vitidsarn and mixed doubles stars Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai moved into the quarter-finals of the US$675,000 Malaysia Open at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.

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Ratchanok makes magnificent recovery
05:00

Yellow and Pink lines to begin trial runs this year

The Yellow and Pink monorail lines are expected to begin trial runs in October, with partial operations to start early next year, according to Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob.

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Yellow and Pink lines to begin trial runs
04:55

Controversial fuel windfall tax facing delay

The government's controversial plan to collect a windfall tax from oil refineries to support the dwindling Oil Fuel Fund may face a one-month delay because of legal complications in charging the new tax, says a source from a refinery company.

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Controversial fuel windfall tax facing delay
04:44

Chamber pushes border trade

The Thai government is being urged to accelerate the stimulation of border trade and establish joint special economic zones with bordering countries to boost trade and investment.

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Chamber pushes border trade
04:00

Overworked docs want fewer hours

A group of doctors on Thursday asked a House committee on labour to help resolve excessive working hours for medical professionals, citing how many doctors work over 100 hours a week.

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Overworked docs want fewer hours