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06:26

Creators say developers need support from the state, industry

Thailand could find itself at the forefront of the metaverse frontier if developers receive proper support from industry collaboration and the government, according to two creators.

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Developers need support from the state
06:15

China loosens curbs on travel

The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) is more optimistic about Chinese travellers returning after the country slashed its quarantine length in half and gave Thai airlines permission to resume two flights to China per week.

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China loosens curbs on travel
06:00

City Hall, TAT plan festivals for capital

City Hall is working with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to promote tourism and revitalise the economy with a plan afoot to organise a variety of festivals in the capital all year round.

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Festivals for capital
05:55

The next great tech opportunity

Businesses are touting the metaverse as a promising new opportunity to increase customer engagement and propel growth in the digital era.

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The next great tech opportunity
05:00

Yellow and Pink lines to begin trial runs this year

The Yellow and Pink monorail lines are expected to begin trial runs in October, with partial operations to start early next year, according to Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob.

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Yellow and Pink lines to begin trial runs
04:00

Doctor says too early to drop guard

A leading pulmonary disease specialist has called on the Ministry of Public Health to postpone its plan to declare Thailand in the post-pandemic stage from today.

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Too early to drop guard
30 Jun 2022

Thailand eyes metaverse gains

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society is pinning its hopes on Thailand becoming an early adopter of so-called metaverse technology and applying this for commercial use in order to reap the benefits.

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Metaverse gains
30 Jun 2022

Myanmar fighter jet crosses into Thailand's air space in Tak

A Myanmar fighter jet crossed into Thailand’s air space over Phop Phra district on Thursday, morning, panicking local residents and forcing two local schools to suspend classes.

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Incursion
30 Jun 2022

Fewer intercity buses from Friday, higher fares from Monday

Passengers on intercity buses will have fewer choices from Friday, when private operators reduce services, and most will have to pay more from Monday - all because of the high cost of diesel.

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Fewer, and dearer
30 Jun 2022

Daily Covid cases edge up to 2,695, deaths stay at 14

Thursday Covid bulletin: 2,695 new daily cases, continuing a gradual increase after two weeks of between 1,500 and 2,500 daily infections; deaths stay at 14.

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Covid edges up
30 Jun 2022

Prayut vows EV production within year

Thailand aims to assemble electric vehicles (EVs) domestically within a year, faster than the previous target of 2024, says Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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Prayut vows EV production within year
30 Jun 2022

Eatery registrations robust

Restaurant, food and tourism-related businesses are slowly recovering thanks to the country's reopening to international tourists and increased arrivals.

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Eatery registrations robust
30 Jun 2022

No more Blue Line fare rises for this year

Fares on the MRT Blue Line will remain unchanged, at least until the end of this year, after the cabinet approved a hike on Tuesday, according to the Transport Ministry.

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No more Blue Line fare rises for this year
30 Jun 2022

Weed warning from Singapore, S Korea

Thai embassies in South Korea and Singapore are the latest to warn travellers from Thailand not to bring cannabis or cannabis products with them, as they could face a prison term or even the death penalty.

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Weed warning
30 Jun 2022

World Bank views Thai uptick at 2.9%

Thailand's economy is expected to expand by 2.9% in 2022, unchanged from a forecast in April, supported by private consumption and a tourism recovery, according to the World Bank.

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World Bank views Thai uptick at 2.9%
30 Jun 2022

City Hall pressured over fare

The tussle over the maximum fare rate of the BTS Green Line railway may be finalised next week, Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt said on Wednesday.

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City Hall pressured over fare
30 Jun 2022

PM calls for unity among Thais

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has compared the country to a vehicle with 70 million passengers that needs unity to move forward.

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PM calls for unity
29 Jun 2022

2,569 new Covid cases, 14 more deaths

A sharp 45% rise in new coronavirus patient numbers on Tuesday, up from 1,761 on Monday, with covid-related deaths up from 13 to 14.

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+2,569 Covid cases
29 Jun 2022

GH Bank gives nod to diversity

State-run Government Housing Bank (GH Bank) is letting LGBTQ+ couples jointly take out a mortgage loan, said bank president Chatchai Sirilai.

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GH Bank gives nod to diversity
29 Jun 2022

Chadchart wants funding for scout uniforms

An order by the Interior Ministry for provinces to hand out boy scout and girl guide uniforms to children in need should come with funds to finance the giveaway.

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Chadchart wants funding for scout uniforms