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19:23

Narcotics Control Board approves delisting of cannabis

The Narcotics Control Board meeting has endorsed the Public Health Ministry's latest draft list of narcotic substances, in which all components of cannabis no longer appear as a Category 5 narcotic substance.

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Narcotics Control Board approves delisting of cannabis
19:01

Thailand to regulate use of digital assets as payments

Thailand plans to ban digital asset operators from facilitating use of crypto as a means of payment for goods and services, to limit risks.

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Regulating digital assets
18:10

Escaped call scam accomplice seeks ministry's protection

An 18-year-old has sought protection from the Justice Ministry, telling a harrowing story after escaping from a call scam gang he was tricked into working for in Cambodia.

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Forced labour
15:17

Thailand's corruption standing slides

Thailand fell six places to 110th in the latest corruption survey by Transparency International, which saw three countries share the top spot of least corrupt.

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Thai slide
14:13

Hospital dean predicts end to pandemic

The end of the Covid-19 pandemic could be near, as evidenced by the rapid-spreading but less-severe Omicron variant, according to the dean of the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital.

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Outlook optimistic
07:46

6,718 new Covid cases mark fourth day of declines, 12 deaths

The country registered new 6,718 Covid-19 cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Tuesday morning, the fourth consecutive day new cases dropped. There were 12 more coronavirus-related fatalities.

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Day 4 of declines
06:11

Mixed reviews for latest stimulus

The business sector has hailed the government's fresh spending stimulus measures but says the cash handout sounds lower than expected.

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Mixed reviews for latest stimulus
05:33

Chicken items added to price control list

The cabinet on Monday greenlighted a proposal to include chickens and chicken meat on the state price control list and tougher measures for chicken raisers, slaughterhouses and feed meal factories.

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Chicken items added to price control list
05:00

How high will the cost of pork soar?

Interview: Without urgent measures to improve swine supply, price volatility will haunt consumers again in the future.

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How high will the cost of pork soar?
04:35

Mice revival on hold as events postponed

Recovery of the exhibitions industry faces a delay as international Mice events have been postponed until the second half of this year.

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Mice revival on hold
04:00

How much is too much?

Local experts discuss if there is such thing as over-immunisation and the possibility of herd immunity.

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How much is too much?
24 Jan 2022

Ducati cop who killed doctor faces 7 charges

The policeman who ran down and killed a woman on a pedestrian crossing while riding his Monster motorcycle on Friday has been charged on seven counts, including reckless driving causing death.

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Doctor's death
24 Jan 2022

Govt rolls out fourth Covid shot in 10 provinces

The government is ramping up the rollout of fourth Covid-19 shots to residents of ten provinces, mostly tourist destinations, ahead of Feb 1 border reopening.

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4th shot coming
24 Jan 2022

7,139 new Covid cases, 13 more deaths

The daily infection rate is down, with coronavirus-related deaths steady at 13.

24 Jan 2022
+7,139 Covid cases
24 Jan 2022

Taking retail to the next level

During the pandemic the past couple of years, retailers, brands and manufacturers have adapted to changing consumer behaviour.

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Taking retail to the next level
24 Jan 2022

Grimaces replace smiles for retirees

Law still imposes plenty of curbs on what foreigners can do.

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Grimaces replace smiles for retirees
24 Jan 2022

What will your 2022 story be?

We all love stories. Stories touch us more than logic or facts. They show us what is possible and what success looks like, much more powerfully than any other medium. They stay in our memory longer.

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What will your 2022 story be?
24 Jan 2022

Locals recall HM King fighting with troops

The Royal Thai Army (RTA) will upgrade Ban Mak Khaeng Thed Phrakiat Park in Loei to honour His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua on his 70th birthday on July 28 this year.

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Battlefield bravery
24 Jan 2022

More Covid-19 insurance options for foreign tourists

Foreign tourists are likely to have more insurance options to cover hospitel and hotel isolation expenses in Thailand.

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Options for foreign tourists
24 Jan 2022

Discounts no fix for price-rise woes

Prices are rising -- in the case of some items like pork products, by a lot -- and people are feeling the pinch.

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Discounts no fix for price-rise woes