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17:30

Govt mulls resuming quarantine-free travel programme

The government may revive the quarantine-free visa programme for vaccinated travellers from abroad, as fears of a new wave of Omicron-driven Covid cases recede.

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Test & Go again?
14:25

Second Omicron-related death

An 84-year-old unvaccinated woman with terminal lung cancer is Thailand's second Omicron-related death.

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Elderly victim
08:00

6,929 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths

The government on Monday announced 13 more Covid-19 fatalities - all elderly - and 6,929 new cases during the previous 24 hours.

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+6,929 Covid cases
06:44

New year, new skills

Staying up to date digitally is important, but human skills matter more than ever.

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New year, new skills
06:37

Balancing act in bid to raise revenue

The government is inching towards imposing taxes on some products and ending tax waivers to ensure fiscal stability and expand the tax base.

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Balancing act in bid to raise revenue
06:30

Thanathorn under fire for jumping vaccine queue

Progressive Movement founder Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, who has found himself in hot water amid allegations he jumped the queue to get his first dose of vaccine, has threatened lawsuits against anyone who tries to run his name through the mud.

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Thanathorn under fire
05:39

Demographic doomsday

A labour shortage is pinching employers in several sectors thanks to the pandemic and falling birth rates.

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Demographic doomsday
05:30

A 'welfare city' challenge

Democrat candidate Suchatvee Suwansawat says engineering background will help fix problems.

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A 'welfare city' challenge
04:50

Ministry nixes land and building tax cut

The Finance Ministry will not consider this year extending the period of the land and building tax reduction because of the fiscal burden.

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Ministry nixes land and building tax cut
04:33

Pheu Thai eyes landslide

Under new leader Cholnan Srikaew, the Pheu Thai party has set its sights high for tomorrow and beyond.

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Pheu Thai eyes landslide
04:30

First Omicron death reported

Thailand on Sunday reported its first death from the highly transmissible Omicron coronavirus variant.

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First Omicron death reported
16 Jan 2022

Thailand reports first death from Omicron coronavirus variant

Thailand has reported its first death from the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant, an elderly woman in Songhkla.

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First Omicron death
16 Jan 2022

New Covid cases hover around 8,000 with just 9 deaths

Thailand's new Covid caseload hovers around 8,000, with 8,077 and only eight more fatalities announced Sunday, as government mulls easing of restrictions.

16 Jan 2022
Fatalities fall below 10
16 Jan 2022

MP says casinos are safe bet

The Thai Local Power Party leader is not just pushing for the relaxation of long-standing laws to get a casino-entertainment project off the ground. He is also setting his sights on online gambling and the duty-free business.

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Expert talks
16 Jan 2022

Sandbox runs out of toys

The Sandbox scheme, now expanded to tourist magnets in the South, is no match for the suspended Test & Go programme although it is keeping the country's tourism heart beating, say tourism experts.

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Running out of toys
15 Jan 2022

'Smart guns' touted as safety breakthrough

Personalised "smart guns", which can be fired only by verified users, may finally become available to US consumers after two decades of questions about reliability.

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Smarter, safer guns?
15 Jan 2022

Suu Kyi hit with five new charges

A Myanmar junta court has hit Aung San Suu Kyi with five new corruption charges related to the alleged hiring and purchase of a helicopter.

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More charges for Suu Kyi
15 Jan 2022

7,793 new Covid cases, 18 more deaths

The number of the new 7,793 coronavirus cases is down by 365 from the previous day, with the death toll up by three.

15 Jan 2022
+7,793 cases
15 Jan 2022

Build up to Lunar New Year

People pay their respects at shrines, as shops in Yaowarat offer products for the annual celebration. (Photos by Jetjaras Na Ranong)

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Build up to Lunar New Year
15 Jan 2022

State mulls reducing diesel excise tax

Authorities may consider reducing the excise tax on diesel, as the government struggles to deal with the higher cost of living.

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Diesel excise tax reduction