Tight security at Constitutional Court for Prayut ruling

Constitutional Court steps up security measures ahead of Friday's hotly anticipated ruling on the future of the prime minister.

D-Day security

Chao Phraya to surge from Saturday

Eleven provinces including Bangkok on alert for Chao Phraya River storm surge starting this weekend as seasonal rains reach a peak and impact of storm Noru lingers.

Surge on the way

One of 6 foreign suspects in Samui extortion case arrested

One of six foreign men accused of the extortion of 1.8 million baht in cryptocurrency from a Russian realtor couple on Koh Samui has been arrested in Chon Buri and returned to the island.

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Suspect caught

Myanmar's Suu Kyi, Australian economist jailed for 3 years

A Myanmar junta court sentenced the country's ousted leader Suu Kyi to a further three years in prison while also jailing an Australian economist.

More prison time

Flooding forecast for Central Plains

Storm Noru moving through Isan and into the Central Plains, and expected to cause flooding where heavy rain and runoff arriving from the rain-soaked North converge.

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Flood warnings

Myanmar beauty queen lands in Canada after Thai airport limbo

A Myanmar beauty queen, who had spoken out against military rule in her country and became stranded at Suvarnabhumi airport, said she was relieved but remained defiant after landing in Toronto.

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'I feel safe'

Investors seek clarity on cannabis status

Investors in cannabis businesses are calling on the government to clarify its support as well as laws related to cannabis usage.

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Investors seek clarity on cannabis status

Poll rules waiver sought on floods

The Pheu Thai Party is calling on the Election Commission to ease some electioneering regulations to allow politicians to help people affected by storm Noru.

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Poll rules waiver sought on floods

SEC announces lawsuits for 'wash trading'

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is taking legal action against five entities for creating an artificial volume of digital assets on Bitkub and Satang cryptocurrency exchanges.

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SEC announces lawsuits for 'wash trading'

4,000 are evacuated as storm Noru hits

Thousands of people evacuated from their homes in Ubon Ratchathani, and flooding set to worsen with the arrival of tropical storm Noru.

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Storm hits

Free medical care to remain for severely ill Covid patients

Covid-19 patients who have severe symptoms can still receive free treatment at any private or state hospital under the Universal Coverage for Emergency Patients Plus scheme.

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Free medical care for severely ill Covid patients

Xi to attend Apec summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping has confirmed his participation at the Apec summit in Bangkok on Nov 18-19.

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Xi to attend summit
28 Sep 2022

Typhoon Noru tears across Vietnam, Laos

Typhoon Noru tears roofs from homes and causes power outages across central Vietnam as it is moving towards Ubon Ratchathani and Amnat Charoen.

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Next stop: Isan
28 Sep 2022

Landslide warning for Phetchabun's Phu Thap Boek mountain

The governor of Petchabun warns tourists of possible landslides on Phu Thap Boek mountain after a mudslide hit a minor road and a 200m crack appeared in the highway.

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Landslide alert
28 Sep 2022

Typhoon Noru to hit northeastern provinces Wednesday night

Typhoon Noru, now over Vietnam, will reach Thailand on Wednesday night as a tropical storm, bringing heavy rain and adding to the tribulations of already flooded provinces.

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Storm coming
28 Sep 2022

Bank of Thailand hikes rate again, maintains 2022 growth outlook

Bank of Thailand raises key interest by 0.25% to 1% to tame 14-year high inflation and ensure continued economic recovery; keeps 2022 growth projection at 3.3%.

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Rate hiked
28 Sep 2022

Gold to see volatility in short term

Gold prices should remain volatile in the short term amid the strengthening US dollar and rising interest rates.

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Gold to see volatility in short term
28 Sep 2022

Typhoon Noru makes landfall in Vietnam

Typhoon Noru barrelled into Vietnam's central coast early Wednesday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain as hundreds of thousands of people took refuge in shelters.

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28 Sep 2022

New assessed land prices set for Jan 1 unveiling

The Treasury Department plans to announce the new assessed land prices for 2023-26 on Jan 1 next year, estimated to be 7-8% higher than prices during the pre-pandemic period.

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New assessed land prices set for Jan 1 unveiling
28 Sep 2022

Sago worm billed as astronaut food

Thai aerospace engineers have entered the second phase of the Nasa competition by proposing Thai food wisdom -- in the form of the sago worm -- to feed future astronauts.

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Sago worm billed as astronaut food