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6,929 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths

The country registered 13 more Covid-19 fatalities and 6,929 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Monday morning.

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6,929 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths
07:22

Variant reduces Cobra Gold ops

The scale of Cobra Gold, an annual joint military exercise conducted by Thailand and the United States and set this year for Feb 20 to March 5, has been downsized to 1,700 troops to be drawn from the US and other countries.

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Variant reduces Cobra Gold ops
07:11

E-commerce growth stunted

Thailand posted its smallest e-commerce growth on record during the third and fourth quarters of 2021, attributed to tepid consumption and the reopening of physical shops, says SET-listed Kerry Express Thailand, a major parcel delivery service provider.

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E-commerce growth stunted
07:07

Tourism fee plan gets mixed reviews

Foreigners in Thailand have expressed mixed reactions to a government plan to collect a 300-baht tourism fee from April onwards.

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06:44

Airlines eye revival of Test & Go scheme

The Airlines Association of Thailand (AAT) hopes the government resumes the Test & Go scheme as soon as possible to support a tourism recovery.

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Airlines eye revival of Test & Go scheme
06:37

Balancing act in bid to raise revenue

The government is inching towards imposing taxes on some products and ending tax waivers to ensure fiscal stability and expand the tax base.

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Balancing act in bid to raise revenue
06:30

Rabbits' winless run extends to 5 games

Defending champions BG Pathum United's winless streak in Thai League 1 continued on Sunday night following a 2-2 draw at Muang Thong United.

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Rabbits' winless run extends to 5 games
06:30

Thanathorn under fire for jumping vaccine queue

Progressive Movement founder Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, who has found himself in hot water amid allegations he jumped the queue to get his first dose of vaccine, has threatened lawsuits against anyone who tries to run his name through the mud.

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Thanathorn under fire
05:39

Demographic doomsday

A labour shortage is pinching employers in several sectors thanks to the pandemic and falling birth rates.

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Demographic doomsday
05:30

A 'welfare city' challenge

Democrat candidate Suchatvee Suwansawat says engineering background will help fix problems.

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A 'welfare city' challenge
04:50

Ministry nixes land and building tax cut

The Finance Ministry will not consider this year extending the period of the land and building tax reduction because of the fiscal burden.

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Ministry nixes land and building tax cut
04:44

Bangkok property developer sentiment ticks up

Sentiment among housing developers in Greater Bangkok picked up in the fourth quarter last year after a 10-quarter low, helped by relaxed loan-to-value (LTV) limits and the country's reopening.

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Bangkok property developer sentiment ticks up
04:33

Pheu Thai eyes landslide

Under new leader Cholnan Srikaew, the Pheu Thai party has set its sights high for tomorrow and beyond.

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Pheu Thai eyes landslide
04:30

First Omicron death reported

Thailand on Sunday reported its first death from the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant.

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First Omicron death reported
16 Jan 2022

Ukraine says has 'evidence' Russia behind cyberattack

KYIV: Ukraine said Sunday it had "evidence" that Russia was behind a massive cyberattack that knocked out key government websites this past week, while Microsoft warned the hack could be far worse than first thought.

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Ukraine says has 'evidence' Russia behind cyberattack
16 Jan 2022

Monks flee temples in eastern Myanmar amid intense fighting

Hundreds of monks fled two major towns in Myanmar, a witness said Sunday, among thousands recently displaced by intense fighting between the military and rebel groups opposed to last year's coup.

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Monks flee temples in eastern Myanmar amid intense fighting
16 Jan 2022

Philippines says Suu Kyi must be involved in Myanmar peace process

MANILA: Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is "indispensable" in restoring democracy to the military-ruled country and must be included in any peace talks, regardless of her conviction, the Philippines' foreign minister said on Sunday.

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Philippines says Suu Kyi must be involved in Myanmar peace process
16 Jan 2022

Shuttler Busanan edges fellow Thai Supanida in India Open final

Busanan Ongbamrungphan captured the women's singles title of the BWF India Open in New Delhi on Sunday after a win over Supanida Katethong.

16 Jan 2022
Shuttler Busanan edges fellow Thai Supanida in India Open final
16 Jan 2022

Thailand reports first death from Omicron coronavirus variant

Thailand has reported its first death from the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant, an elderly woman in Songhkla.

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First Omicron death
16 Jan 2022

Philippines to buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters

The Philippines will buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters for more than $620 million, the defence secretary said Sunday, in the nation's latest big-ticket purchase to upgrade its ageing military capability.

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Philippines to buy 32 new Black Hawk helicopters