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16:30

Chuwit entitled to 5% of assets seized from triads, says minister

Former politician Chuwit Kamolvisit praised as an exemplary citizen for exposing illegal businesses run by Chinese triads in Thailand and is entitled to 5% of the assets confiscated from the gangsters.

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Huge reward
16:06

NBTC demands return of World Cup TV money

Telecom regulator gives Sports Authority of Thailand 15 days to return 600 million baht contributed for World Cup TV rights, saying must-carry rule has been breached.

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Game not over
06:04

Industry group knocks Pheu Thai's 600B minimum wage

The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) is opposing the Pheu Thai Party's pledge to raise the daily minimum wage to 600 baht because it could affect the business sector's competitiveness.

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Industry group knocks Pheu Thai's 600B minimum wage
05:36

PPRP bigwigs test Mingkwan

Mingkwan Sangsuwan who joined the ruling Palang Pracharath Party, faces a challenge from key figures within the party over its choice of prime ministerial candidates.

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PPRP bigwigs test Mingkwan
05:29

Top brass 'took bribes' for triad visas

Three former division commanders of the Immigration Bureau alleged to have taken bribes in exchange for approving applications for non-immigrant visas for at least 3,325 Chinese nationals.

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Top brass 'took bribes' for triad visas
05:13

Local banks forecast to move this week

Local banks are expected to raise interest rates this week following the Bank of Thailand's recent policy rate hike, while borrowers could face a normalisation of loan rates for next year.

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Local banks forecast to move this week
04:56

Economists upbeat on 2023

Thailand's economic outlook remains positive for next year despite global headwinds, according to economists.

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Economists upbeat on 2023
04:35

Pheu Thai clarifies wage-hike pledge

The Pheu Thai Party has clarified its election campaign promise to lift the daily minimum wage to 600 baht after it ran into heavy criticism.

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Pheu Thai clarifies wage-hike pledge
04:21

10m foreign tourist target nears

The economy remains firmly on a path towards economic recovery despite growing uncertainties from inflation, geopolitical risks and a potential global recession: the finance minister.

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Recovery on track
04:00

An escape to another world

For holidaymakers wanting a feel of Europe or Japan, a quick drive to Pak Chong and Khao Yai National Park is all you need.

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An escape to another world
7 Dec 2022

Progressive Movement's charter amendment bill voted down

A joint sitting of parliament votes down the Progressive Movement's bill to change the constitution and decentralise control of local government.

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Amendment rejected
7 Dec 2022

Thousands of illegal cryptocurrency mining units seized

Special investigators have seized about 3,500 smuggled cryptocurrency-mining units operating from rented buildings in Bangkok and Nonthaburi and stealing vast amounts of electricity.

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Huge crypto bust
7 Dec 2022

Inflation slowing as supply increases

Improved food supply and price controls help rein in the soaring cost of living, with inflation slowing for the third consecutive month.

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Brakes on inflation
7 Dec 2022

Policy-level corruption rife, anti-graft body says

Policy-level corruption remains rife in Thailand despite progress being made to address the issue, according to the Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand (ACT).

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Policy-level corruption rife, anti-graft body says
7 Dec 2022

Pheu Thai's promise to hike wages under fire

The Pheu Thai Party kicked off its election campaign with promises of lifting the daily minimum wage to 600 baht and the minimum monthly salary for those with a bachelor's degree to 25,000 baht.

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Pheu Thai's promise to hike wages under fire
7 Dec 2022

Travel agents urge region to reopen

Ongoing travel restrictions and entry requirements in some countries are the most critical obstacles to expanding the tourism sector.

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Travel agents urge region to reopen
7 Dec 2022

More international flights to be sought

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Transport Ministry to directly contact international airlines to increase flights into the country following a surge in demand.

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More flights, please
7 Dec 2022

Mingkwan tipped to be PPRP's prime minister pick

Mingkwan Sangsuwan, former leader of the New Economics Party (NEP), who officially joined the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) on Tuesday, is expected to be named one of its prime ministerial candidates.

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Mingkwan tipped to be PPRP's prime minister pick
6 Dec 2022

Prayut wants to remain as prime minister for 2 more years

Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha says he wants to stay prime minister another two years after the next general election, and then find a suitable successor.

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'2 more years'
6 Dec 2022

3 killed in repeat bombing at recent train derailment site

Three railway workers killed, four injured when another bomb explodes at the site of Saturday's railway bombing in Sadao district.

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3 die in repeat terror