B48bn welfare card boost

B48bn welfare card boost

At least 48 billion baht will be spent to subsidise the next round of the state welfare card project for low-income earners.

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China drills are 'non-partisan'

China drills are 'non-partisan'

The current Thai-Chinese joint air force exercises have been two years in the making and have nothing to do with the ongoing tension between China and Taiwan - air force.

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Illegal fishing

A foreign tourist arrested in Phuket for catching parrotfish in the waters of Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park, after a TikTok video of him spearfishing attracted local outrage.

16 Aug 2022 43
Illegal fishing

Pub inferno charges

The real owner of Mountain B pub, Somyos Panprasong, surrenders to police and is charged over the horrific fire on Aug 5 which has so far claimed 19 lives.

16 Aug 2022 21
Pub inferno charges
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Hong Kong bans film over one-second scene showing 2014 protest

Hong Kong censors have banned an award-winning animation from being shown over a one-second scene depicting the 2014 pro-democracy protests, local media reported, in the latest sign of free speech curbs in the finance hub.

12 Aug 2022 8

Depression debate

A new study on depression is causing fierce debate in the scientific community, as doubts are raised about a chemical link, leading to questions about the value of antidepressants.

11 Aug 2022 26

Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation

A lot of travellers are looking for erotic adventures abroad — and are willing to pay for them. But many tourist destinations have shied away from addressing the issue.

11 Aug 2022 25
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China drills are 'non-partisan'

The current Thai-Chinese joint air force exercises have been two years in the making and have nothing to do with the ongoing tension between China and Taiwan - air force.

05:00
China drills are 'non-partisan'
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Safety checks for Khao San nightspots

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is boosting safety inspections at Khao San Road night entertainment venues in a bid to increase tourist safety.

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Safety checks for Khao San nightspots
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B48bn welfare card boost

At least 48 billion baht will be spent to subsidise the next round of the state welfare card project for low-income earners.

04:00
B48bn welfare card boost
16 Aug 2022

Two teachers jump off bridge, leave farewell letters behind in Trat

TRAT: Two women - a teacher and a retired teacher - jumped off a bridge into a canal in Muang district of this eastern province on Tuesday morning, with two farewell letters written to their children found inside a car they travelled in.

16 Aug 2022
Two teachers jump off bridge, leave farewell letters behind in Trat
16 Aug 2022

1m strays to be neutered in 2 yrs

The Soi Dog Foundation aims to neuter and vaccinate one million stray dogs and cats in Thailand in the next two years.

16 Aug 2022 10
1m strays to be neutered in 2 yrs
16 Aug 2022

Huge cut in taxi annual vehicle tax

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a 90% reduction in the annual vehicle tax for taxis, motorcycle taxis and tuk-tuks.

16 Aug 2022 3
Huge cut in taxi annual vehicle tax
16 Aug 2022

TILOG VE 2022: the return of the most awaited ASEAN logistics virtual exhibition

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Thailand will organise ASEAN’s comprehensive logistics virtual exhibition entitled “TILOG VE 2022” during August 24-26, 2022, providing a platform for Thai logistics service providers to connect and trade with global logistics entrepreneurs and buyers/importers.

16 Aug 2022
TILOG VE 2022: the return of the most awaited ASEAN logistics virtual exhibition
16 Aug 2022

Life insurance agents arrested for policy payment theft

Police have arrested three life insurance agents who embezzled 52 million baht from policy buyers, and 11 people who used fake Covid-19 test results to claim insurance payouts.

16 Aug 2022 3
Life insurance agents arrested for policy payment theft
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Hong Kong bans film over one-second scene showing 2014 protest

Hong Kong censors have banned an award-winning animation from being shown over a one-second scene depicting the 2014 pro-democracy protests, local media reported, in the latest sign of free speech curbs in the finance hub.

12 Aug 2022 8

Depression debate

A new study on depression is causing fierce debate in the scientific community, as doubts are raised about a chemical link, leading to questions about the value of antidepressants.

11 Aug 2022 26

Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation

A lot of travellers are looking for erotic adventures abroad — and are willing to pay for them. But many tourist destinations have shied away from addressing the issue.

11 Aug 2022 25