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PM's tenure review approaches

The opposition's petition calling for a definitive ruling on when Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha's eight-year premiership should end is expected to be forwarded to the Constitutional Court for a review on Monday.

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PM's tenure review approaches
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Visas extended to boost tourism

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved longer visas for foreign visitors to the country from Oct 1 until March 31.

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Visas extended to boost tourism
19 Aug 2022

Covid-19 to be declared endemic in October

The government will declare Covid-19 endemic in October, and from November responsibility for dealing with it will devolve to provincial disease committees, a spokesman says.

19 Aug 2022 38
Covid downgrade
19 Aug 2022

Ousted leader to leave next week

Ex-Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa will reportedly leave Thailand to return to the island nation next week.

19 Aug 2022 12
Ousted leader to leave next week
19 Aug 2022

Irate Thai tourists seek tour refunds

Thai tourists file complaints with the Tourism Department demanding tour operators refund them a total of B1.4m after they were refused entry to South Korea.

19 Aug 2022 25
Tour refund demands
19 Aug 2022

Group wants opinions on Gen Prayut's tenure

Academics and media outlets are the public to take part in an online poll to express opinions on the dispute over when Prime Minister Prayut's tenure ends.

19 Aug 2022 42
Opinions on Prayut's tenure
19 Aug 2022

City to rezone nightspots

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to work with the Metropolitan Police Bureau to revise zoning for night entertainment venues.

19 Aug 2022 11
City to rezone nightspots
19 Aug 2022

New bill outlines limits on ganja use

People will be allowed to grow no more than 15 cannabis plants for household use while selling and advertising cannabis and cannabis-based products online and in vending machines will be prohibited.

19 Aug 2022 76
Limits on ganja use
18 Aug 2022

BRN claims responsibility for attacks on convenience stores in South

The separatist BRN movement claims responsibility for the wave of attacks on convenience stores in the far South, saying these chain stores are destroying the economies of local communities.

18 Aug 2022 27
'Symbols of capitalism'
18 Aug 2022

Digital lottery vendors given option to sell below 80 baht

The Government Lottery Office gives vendors of digital tickets the option of discounting the price below the official 80 baht for the Sept 1 draw.

18 Aug 2022 2
Cheap tickets
18 Aug 2022

Warning issued over DeFi transactions

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is warning investors to exercise caution when making decentralised finance (DeFi) transactions.

18 Aug 2022 3
Warning issued over DeFi transactions
18 Aug 2022

Anutin open to more relaxed laws on pot

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said that further liberalisation of cannabis for recreational use is possible in the future if the public accepted it.

18 Aug 2022 94
Recreational use
18 Aug 2022

Nightlife eyes longer opening hours

Khao San Road could see night entertainment venues open until 4am after the government held talks with local businesses.

18 Aug 2022 11
Longer opening hours
18 Aug 2022

New pacts cement India-Thai relations

Thailand's Foreign Affairs Ministry and India's Ministry of External Affairs co-hosted a signing ceremony for two memoranda of understanding to improve bilateral ties.

18 Aug 2022 6
New pacts cement India-Thai relations
18 Aug 2022

BoI receives 784 applications in first half

Companies filed 784 applications for investment promotion during the first six months of 2022, an increase of 4%, but the combined investment value dropped by 42%.

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BoI receives 784 applications in first half
18 Aug 2022

Thaksin says no secret deal with PPRP

Former prime minister Thaksin denies brokering a deal with the Palang Pracharath Party and the Pheu Thai Party to form a coalition government after the next election.

18 Aug 2022 38
Thaksin: No secret deal
18 Aug 2022

PM 'will not' dissolve House

Gen Prayut will not dissolve the House and will carry on working until the end of this tenure, says the government spokesman.

18 Aug 2022 31
No dissolution
17 Aug 2022

Opposition petitions for court ruling on Gen Prayut's tenure

The opposition files a petition for a Constitutional Court judgement on when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight-year tenure in office ends, and warns that a speculated early dissolution could leave a leadership vacuum.

17 Aug 2022 24
Ruling sought
17 Aug 2022

Arson, bomb attacks at 17 spots in South

Insurgents launch coordinated bomb and arson strikes on convenience stores and petrol stations in three southern border provinces, causing considerable property damage.

17 Aug 2022 28
Southern attacks
17 Aug 2022

Owner of Mountain B pub taken to Pattaya Court

The owner of Mountain B pub taken to Pattaya Provincial Court, facing arraignment over the fire at the pub that has claimed 19 lives and left many other patrons grievously burned.

17 Aug 2022 17
Inferno court hearing