Digital Economy and Society (DES) Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn plans to hold discussions with the telecom regulator and security agencies to come up with a resolution that paves the way for some satellite orbital slots being allocated to National Telecom (NT) to be used for security purpose and public interest.
The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has submitted additional information relating to the disappearance of Karen rights activist Porlajee "Billy" Rakchongcharoen to the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG), which the office needs for further legal action.
Covid restrictions are set to ease, with a lowered alert level, changes to colour-code zones, expansion of sandbox provinces and revival of Test & Go entry all under discussion.
The cabinet approves visa changes to attract affluent foreigners for lengthy stays, targeting the rich, retirees, remote workers and skilled professionals.
Real estate developers are calling for an extension of the 90% reduction in the rate of the land and building tax as the impact on the sector remains severe.
Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul will propose restoring the Test & Go programme to win back overseas visitors and accelerate the economic recovery.
Topping up full doses of Covid vaccines like Sinovac and AstraZeneca with an mRNA Pfizer booster shot produces high immunity against both Delta and Omicron, says the government.
Infrastructure investment in the government's flagship Eastern Economic Corridor during 2022-2026 is estimated at only 398 billion baht.
The Palang Pracharath Party's (PPRP) failure to capture two House seats in Sunday's by-elections in Chumphon and Songkhla has prompted questions over whether the ruling party, which only just recently made inroads with voters in the South, is on the way out of government.
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.