Popular actress indicted, denied bail in Forex-3D fraud case

Popular actress indicted, denied bail in Forex-3D fraud case

Actress Sawika "Pinky" Chaidet, her mother and her brother were arraigned in court and denied bail on Thursday on charges of operating a forex Ponzi scheme that cheated thousands of victims out of about 2 billion baht.

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2,110 new Covid inpatients, 27 more deaths

2,110 new Covid inpatients, 27 more deaths

There were 27 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,110 new patients admitted to hospitals on Thursday, the Ministry of Public Health reported on Friday.

19 Aug 2022

Limits on ganja use

People will be allowed to grow no more than 15 cannabis plants for household use while selling and advertising cannabis and cannabis-based products online and in vending machines will be prohibited.

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Limits on ganja use

City to rezone nightspots

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to work with the Metropolitan Police Bureau to revise zoning for night entertainment venues.

19 Aug 2022 11
City to rezone nightspots
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Sombat Metanee dies

Legendary actor and National Artist Sombat "Ad" Metanee has died in his sleep at his Bangkok home at the age of 85 years.

18 Aug 2022 3

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 9

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
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18:23

Mountain B pub inferno death toll rises to 20

The death toll from the Mountain B pub fire in Chon Buri rose to 20 on Friday, when a 50-year-old man with critical burns died at Chon Buri Hospital after 14 days of treatment.

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Mountain B pub inferno death toll rises to 20
17:13

Abbott Introduces New Science-Based Nutrition Ensure Gold® With HMB to Help Older Adults in Thailand Improve Everyday Strength

Abbott launched today its new Ensure Gold, the first oral nutritional supplement powder in Thailand with HMB to help Thailand’s rapidly growing aging population prevent or slow age-related muscle loss and retain strength.

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Abbott Introduces New Science-Based Nutrition Ensure Gold® With HMB to Help Older Adults in Thailand Improve Everyday Strength
16:03

Covid vaccine plan for the very young

The government plans to buy 2.9 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer for children aged from six months to four years.

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Covid vaccine plan for the very young
15:44

Thailand to allow foreign tourists to extend stay as Covid eases

Thailand will permit an extended length of stay for foreign tourists between October and March in a bid to support its economic recovery as pressures from Covid-19 ease, Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) spokesman Taweesilp Visanuyothin said on Friday.

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Thailand to allow foreign tourists to extend stay as Covid eases
15:20

Soldier slain at army camp gate, corporal prime suspect

NAKHON PHANOM: Police will ask the military court to issue a warrant for the arrest of an army corporal accused of shooting dead a private outside a military camp in Pla Pak district on Thursday evening.

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Soldier slain at army camp gate, corporal prime suspect
14:15

2,110 new Covid inpatients, 27 more deaths

There were 27 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,110 new patients admitted to hospitals on Thursday, the Ministry of Public Health reported on Friday.

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2,110 new Covid inpatients, 27 more deaths
14:15

Covid-19 to be declared endemic in October

The government will declare Covid-19 endemic in October, and from November responsibility for dealing with it will devolve to provincial disease committees, a spokesman says.

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Covid downgrade
14:10

Huawei launches its largest-ever regional ‘Seeds for the Future’ program in Thailand

Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand delivered congratulatory remarks during the digital skills program kick-off

14:10
Huawei launches its largest-ever regional ‘Seeds for the Future’ program in Thailand
MOST RECENT LIFE

Sombat Metanee dies

Legendary actor and National Artist Sombat "Ad" Metanee has died in his sleep at his Bangkok home at the age of 85 years.

18 Aug 2022 3

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 9

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