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19:07

World Cup kicked off non-True platforms again

A day after the telecom regulator said all IPTV operators must be allowed to carry World Cup matches, a court upholds a complaint by True, forcing its rivals to go dark again.

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Broadcast battle
15:53

Mum demands justice after soldier son killed in prison

Mother of an army private in Uthai Thani calls for justice after her son was allegedly beaten to death by 11 other soldiers while sharing a disciplinary cell.

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Death behind bars
10:45

Protest against Covid-19 lockdown after fire kills 10 in Xinjiang

A deadly fire in an apartment building in China’s far western region of Xinjiang set off an outpouring of anger online and street protest in the region’s capital Friday, with residents calling for the lifting of lockdowns that have confined many to their homes for more than three months.

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Xinjiang protest
05:00

PM tipped to advise UTN

Prime Minister Prayut is tipped to become the chief adviser of the United Thai Nation Party, also known as Ruam Thai Sang Chart, according to a party source.

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UTN adviser?
04:11

Bid for more drinking hours fails

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Committee has dismissed a private sector proposal to extend the period of selling alcoholic beverages at night venues until 4am.

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Bid fails
25 Nov 2022

PTT asked to help subsidise power charges

The National Energy Policy Council wants PTT Group to contribute 6 billion baht from its gas separation revenue to help freeze household electricity charges.

25 Nov 2022 12
Private sector help
25 Nov 2022

Masks advised in crowded places as Covid cases rise

The Ministry of Public Health is advising people to wear face masks in crowded places as the number of daily Covid-19 cases is again rising.

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Masks advised
25 Nov 2022

KBank foresees stronger baht next year

Kasikornbank (KBank) believes the baht will strengthen next year, dependent on internal factors after the US Federal Reserve eases its policy rate hikes.

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KBank foresees stronger baht next year
25 Nov 2022

Uncertainty set to sustain foreign interest

Following the withdrawal of the foreign land ownership proposal, global uncertainty is expected to continue to encourage wealthy foreigners, particularly from the US, Myanmar, Canada and Saudi Arabia, to purchase properties in Thailand.

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Uncertainty set to sustain foreign interest
25 Nov 2022

RTAF confirms bid to buy US F-35 fighters

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has affirmed its intention to acquire F-35 fighter jets from the United States.

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RTAF confirms bid to buy US F-35 fighters
25 Nov 2022

Tourism workers face uncertainty

Roughly 23% of tourism operators are willing to increase their workforce, but some remain hesitant because of insufficient tourist demand.

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Tourism workers face uncertainty
25 Nov 2022

189 Thai eateries win Michelin Guide's Bib Gourmand

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has welcomed the news that 189 restaurants and street-side eateries have been selected by the Michelin Guide for the Bib Gourmand label for being the best value-dining spots, said government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri.

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189 Thai eateries win Michelin Guide's Bib Gourmand
25 Nov 2022

Hurt journos want riot cops probed

A representative of photojournalists injured in a clash between riot police and anti-government protesters during the Apec Summit filed a petition to probe allegations of police brutality.

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Hurt journos want riot cops probed
25 Nov 2022

Prayut would 'give UTN a boost'

The United Thai Nation Party is poised to do well in the next general election if Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha decides to join it.

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Prayut boost
24 Nov 2022

Police to wrap up case against 'Tuhao' within 3 weeks

The rich Chinese businessman and alleged triad leader known as "Tuhao" refused bail on drug charges, and investigators plan to summon his wife, a Thai police colonel with connections, for questioning.

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'Flight risk'
24 Nov 2022

PTTEP faces $1.7bn suit over 2009 spill

Indonesia plans a new suit seeking at least US$1.7 billion from Thailand’s PTTEP Plc for environmental damage from the 2009 Montara oil spill.

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Spill case revived
24 Nov 2022

Anwar sworn in as Malaysian PM

Perennial opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as prime minister of Malaysia on Thursday, ending a days-long political impasse after inconclusive polls.

24 Nov 2022 2
Anwar triumphs at last
24 Nov 2022

Tourism operators urged to focus on spending

The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has urged the tourism industry to focus on spending per person instead of total arrivals to help preserve the environment, recommending policies such as capacity limits at tourist attractions.

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Tourism operators urged to focus on spending
24 Nov 2022

Thai Airways to borrow less amid recovery

Thai Airways International requires only half the money which it initially estimated would be needed for recapitalisation, given its consistently positive performance.

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THAI to borrow  less
24 Nov 2022

Broadcasting rights in jeopardy

Fifa has threatened to pull the plug on Thailand's broadcasting of World Cup 2022 final matches if the kingdom fails to meet its standard encryption of broadcasting signals, the Sports Authority of Thailand said.

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Broadcasting rights in jeopardy