Hazy vape law

Hazy vape law

The laws regulating e-cigarettes have sparked controversy, prompting a cabinet minister to propose vaping be legalised while police have launched operations to crack down on the sale of the devices.

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Vape debate

Vape debate

A Taiwanese actress's police extortion case is raising concerns over the legality of e-cigarettes and how smokers can still access them despite a ban in Thailand.

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Smoked out

Bail denied for six policemen accused of extorting tourists caught with vaping devices, as police crack down on illegal e-cigarettes after learning they’re easy to obtain.

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Smoked out
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Blackpink shop and exhibition open at ICONSIAM

Calling all Blinks in Bangkok and beyond -- a Blackpink concert exhibition with pop-up shop is now on display at ICONSIAM.

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Justin Bieber sells music rights for $200 mn

NEW YORK - Pop juggernaut Justin Bieber has sold his music publishing and recording catalog shares to the Blackstone-backed Hipgnosis Songs Capital for $200 million, the company said Tuesday -- marking the industry's latest blockbuster rights deal.

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'Everything Everywhere' tops Oscar nominations

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Top 7 Beautiful Golf Courses Around the World

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Two arrested, 5.7m speed pills seized in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI: Two members of a drug caravan were arrested, with 5.7 million methamphetamine pills and 6.6 kilogrammes of raw opium seized, following a clash with soldiers along the Thai-Myanmar border in Chiang Dao district.

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Two arrested, 5.7m speed pills seized in Chiang Mai
11:08

Unsafe dust levels in 43 provinces, including Bangkok

Forty-three provinces, including Bangkok and its suburbs, remain blanketed in smog, with PM2.5 dust levels over the safe limit of 50 microgrammes per cubic metre (ug/m3) on Friday morning, the Pollution Control Department reported.

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Unsafe dust levels in 43 provinces, including Bangkok
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Myanmar labourers repatriated

RANONG: Myanmar authorities visited Ranong to repatriate 670 illegal workers after they held a protest on Jan 28 about being detained and demanded they be returned to their homeland, marking the biggest such transfer of immigrant workers to date in the province.

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Myanmar labourers repatriated
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Pheu Thai unveils prospective picks

The Pheu Thai Party on Thursday announced the names of 61 people who intend to run as party candidates in the next general election.

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Pheu Thai unveils prospective picks
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Railway on track for completion this year

The 145km Lop Buri-Pak Nam Pho double-track railway including the country's longest elevated stretch at 19km will be completed by the end of this year: official.

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Railway on track for completion this year
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Actress' vaping case sparks debate

A Taiwanese actress's police extortion case is raising concerns over the legality of e-cigarettes and how smokers can still access them despite a ban in Thailand.

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Vape debate
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Meth pill possession limit up for review

A draft amendment to a ministerial regulation reclassifying those caught in possession of more than one tablet of methamphetamine as drug dealers instead of just drug abusers is now in line to be submitted to the cabinet for approval, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Thursday.

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Meth pill possession limit up for review
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Blackpink shop and exhibition open at ICONSIAM

Calling all Blinks in Bangkok and beyond -- a Blackpink concert exhibition with pop-up shop is now on display at ICONSIAM.

31 Jan 2023 2

Justin Bieber sells music rights for $200 mn

NEW YORK - Pop juggernaut Justin Bieber has sold his music publishing and recording catalog shares to the Blackstone-backed Hipgnosis Songs Capital for $200 million, the company said Tuesday -- marking the industry's latest blockbuster rights deal.

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'Everything Everywhere' tops Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES: The multiverse sci-fi smash “Everything Everywhere All At Once” on Tuesday topped the Oscar nominations with 11, as Hollywood formally kicked off the race to the Academy Awards on March 12.

24 Jan 2023 1