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 2022-07-01 11:48 

Bangkok Post

Pyongyang blames Covid on 'alien things'...

North Korea has claimed that people who had touched "alien things" near the border with South Korea were the first to be infected with the coronavirus....

 2022-07-01 11:37 

Bangkok Post

Rock icon reunited with stolen guitar after 46 years...

TOKYO: They say you never forget your first love, and after pining for his stolen guitar for almost half a century, Canadian rock star Randy Bachman has finally been reunited with the instrument which an eagle-eyed fan tracked down in Japan....

 2022-07-01 11:25 

Bangkok Post

Mecca thronged for first post-pandemic haj...

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: Thousands of pilgrims started arriving in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Friday, among some one million Muslims expected to attend the 2022 haj pilgrimage season after two years of major disruption caused by the Covid pande...

 2022-07-01 11:06 

Bangkok Post

Arkhom: Property perks to be extended...

The government plans to extend property support measures to help spur the recovery of the industry and the overall economy, Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said on Friday....

 2022-07-01 10:53 

Bangkok Post

Thai Airways aims for 2024 completion of restructuring...

Thai Airways International Plc expects to complete its corporate restructuring in two years as the airline's performance gradually improves and global travel resumes, its restructuring committee chief said on Friday....

 2022-07-01 10:38 

Bangkok Post

Whale of a fight: Trapped whale freed in Arctic Norway...

OSLO: Norwegian coastguards rescued a whale entangled in ropes off the coast of northern Europe before the animal swam away to freedom, flipping its tail, footage showed....

 2022-07-01 10:36 

Bangkok Post

Japan in energy-saving period for 1st time in 7 years amid heat wave...

TOKYO: Japanese households and businesses on Friday entered a three-month period to conserve electricity to prevent a power crunch amid a record-breaking heat wave, marking the first time in seven years that the government has made such a request....

 2022-07-01 10:27 

Bangkok Post

Driver sustains minor injuries after train-SUV crash...

SURAT THANI: A man escaped with only minor injuries when his sport-utility vehicle was hit by a sprinter train at an unmanned railway crossing in Tha Chang district on Friday....

 2022-07-01 09:49 

Bangkok Post

Overseas flights in high demand as Shanghai resumes international travel...

HONG KONG: Students and expatriates in China are rushing to fly abroad after Shanghai's largest airport opened to a handful of international flights this week, as the city gradually recovers from a two-month lockdown and the country eases inbound quar...

 2022-07-01 09:45 

Bangkok Post

Strikes kill 18 in Ukraine's Odessa...

KYIV: Missile strikes killed 18 people and wounded dozens in Ukraine's Odessa region Friday, a day after Russian troops abandoned positions on a strategic island in a major setback to the Kremlin's invasion....

 2022-07-01 09:05 

Bangkok Post

Former deputy minister gets death penalty...

The Appeals Court on Friday sentenced a former deputy minister of commerce to death, instead of life imprisonment as earlier imposed, for the murder of a judge's brother....

 2022-07-01 08:23 

Bangkok Post

PM: Myanmar apologises over jet crossing...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says Myanmar has apologised after one of its fighter jets crossed into Thailand's airspace over Tak province on Thursday and insists the incursion was not a big deal....

 2022-07-01 07:58 

Bangkok Post

CCSA to decide next Friday on Covid-19 endemic status...

A plan to downgrade the Covid-19 status from a pandemic to an endemic disease faces a deferral for another week, as health authorities are keeping a close watch on new subvariants and the consequences of lifting restrictions....

 2022-07-01 07:45 

Bangkok Post

Crypto lending world sways under risk and turmoil...

NEW YORK: Starting with the lofty goal of competing with traditional banks, cryptocurrency lending giants and their clients now face financial ruin due to their appetite for risk and a paucity of regulatory guardrails....

 2022-07-01 07:45 

Bangkok Post

Crypto lending world sways under risk and turmoil...

NEW YORK: Starting with the lofty goal of competing with traditional banks, cryptocurrency lending giants and their clients now face financial ruin due to their appetite for risk and a paucity of regulatory guardrails....

 2022-07-01 07:41 

Bangkok Post

Commerce Ministry trying to keep prices from rising...

The Commerce Ministry is trying to maintain consumer product prices for as long as possible but has admitted to production cost hikes....

 2022-07-01 06:46 

Bangkok Post

Taiwan PM: Hong Kong freedom, democracy 'have vanished'...

Freedom and democracy have disappeared in Hong Kong, Taiwan's premier said Friday, as Chinese leader Xi Jinping visited the business hub to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its handover from Britain....

 2022-07-01 06:45 

Bangkok Post

3M to exit Neoplast, Neobun brands in Thailand, some other SE Asain countries...

Industrial conglomerate 3M Co said on Friday it will exit its Neoplast and Neobun brands in Thailand and some other Southeast Asian countries, and sell manufacturing assets at its Ladlumkaew plant, as part of its strategic portfolio management....

 2022-07-01 05:58 

Bangkok Post

Scouts take oath, parade to celebrate National Scout Day...

Boy and girl scouts, Red Cross Youth members, marine scouts and air scouts from schools across Bangkok attended the annual oath-taking ceremony and parade to mark the 111th anniversary of the National Scout Day on Friday....

 2022-07-01 05:15 

Bangkok Post

Tourism back to life in Songkha after Thailand Pass scrapped...

SONGKHLA: Tourism surged back to life at the Sadao immigration checkpoint, as visitors from Malaysia and Singapore thronged to this southern border province on Friday, the first day the Thailand Pass requirement for international visitors was scrapped....

 2022-07-01 05:15 

Bangkok Post

Tourism back to life in Songkhla after Thailand Pass scrapped...

SONGKHLA: Tourism surged back to life at the Sadao immigration checkpoint, as visitors from Malaysia and Singapore thronged to this southern border province on Friday, the first day the Thailand Pass requirement for international visitors was scrapped....

 2022-07-01 04:51 

Bangkok Post

VIDEO: This Week's Top Stories July 1...

This week: mask rule end, Singapore TB, post-pandemic era and OnlyFans sex couple surrender...

 2022-07-01 04:48 

Bangkok Post

India bans many single-use plastics to tackle waste...

NEW DELHI - India imposed a ban on many single-use plastics on Friday in a bid to tackle waste choking rivers and poisoning wildlife, but experts say it faces severe headwinds from unprepared manufacturers and consumers unwilling to pay more....

 2022-07-01 04:38 

Bangkok Post

Mexican mayor weds alligator to secure abundance...

SAN PEDRO HUAMELULA, Mexico: A small town Mexican mayor married his alligator bride in a colourful ceremony as traditional music rang out and revellers danced while imploring the indigenous leader to seal the nuptials with a kiss....

 2022-07-01 04:14 

Bangkok Post

NSC: State of emergency still necessary...

The government still needs to impose a state of emergency law to cope with the Covid-19 situation and expects attendees of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting to understand, according to the National Security Council (NSC) secretary-gener...

 2022-07-01 03:54 

Bangkok Post

May exports up 10.5% y/y...

Thailand's customs-based exports in May rose 10.5% from a year earlier, Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Friday, confirming Customs Department data released earlier....

 2022-07-01 03:04 

Bangkok Post

Senior monk accused of embezzling temple funds...

A former asset manager of a temple in Bangkok has renewed a complaint he made against the temple's current abbot, accusing him of embezzling 95 million baht and disposing of a partially cremated corpse into the Chao Phraya River....

 2022-07-01 02:46 

Bangkok Post

Probe urged over political nepotism claim...

The Thai Sang Thai Party on Thursday asked the House committee on corruption suppression to investigate allegations that senators hired their relatives as assistants or as part of working teams....

 2022-07-01 02:03 

Bangkok Post

Israeli firm to sell navy 7 UAVs for B4bn...

The Ministry of Defence will allow the Royal Thai Navy to procure seven Israeli-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) worth over 4 billion baht....

 2022-07-01 01:00 

Bangkok Post

Online kratom sales okayed by House...

The House of Representatives has passed a revised kratom bill that will enable people to sell kratom-based products online....

 2022-07-01 00:49 

Bangkok Post

2,354 new Covid cases, 16 more deaths...

The country registered 16 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,354 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Friday morning....

 2022-06-30 23:26 

Bangkok Post

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....

 2022-06-30 23:26 

Bangkok Post

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....

 2022-06-30 23:18 

Bangkok Post

Execs linked to Koh Kut blaze...

TRAT: The provincial court has issued arrest warrants for two executives of Soneva Kiri, a luxury resort on Koh Kut, over a fire that left guests injured on March 6, according to Pol Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang, the assistant national police chief....

 2022-06-30 23:15 

Bangkok Post

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....

 2022-06-30 23:11 

Bangkok Post

BoT demonstrates economic gains despite inflation spike...

Thailand's economy has continued to rebound, reflected by better signals in the May economic data, despite a sharp spike in the inflation rate, according to the Bank of Thailand....

 2022-06-30 23:04 

Bangkok Post

Worrawoot quits as U23 team coach...

Worrawoot Srimaka on Thursday resigned as head coach of the national U23 squad after almost a year in the job....

 2022-06-30 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Telenor vows to stay in Thailand...

Telenor Group, the major shareholder in Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC), insists it has no plans to leave Thailand and is optimistic the planned merger with True Corporation will be completed in July....

 2022-06-30 23:00 

Bangkok Post

City Hall, TAT plan festivals for capital...

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

 2022-06-30 22:55 

Bangkok Post

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....

 2022-06-30 22:44 

Bangkok Post

Ratchanok makes magnificent recovery...

Ratchanok Intanon, Kunlavut Vitidsarn and mixed doubles stars Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai moved into the quarter-finals of the US$675,000 Malaysia Open at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 22:00 

Bangkok Post

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....

 2022-06-30 21:55 

Bangkok Post

Controversial fuel windfall tax facing delay...

The government's controversial plan to collect a windfall tax from oil refineries to support the dwindling Oil Fuel Fund may face a one-month delay because of legal complications in charging the new tax, says a source from a refinery company....

 2022-06-30 21:44 

Bangkok Post

Chamber pushes border trade...

The Thai government is being urged to accelerate the stimulation of border trade and establish joint special economic zones with bordering countries to boost trade and investment....

 2022-06-30 21:00 

Bangkok Post

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, a prelude to declaring Covid-19 an endemic disease....

 2022-06-30 15:16 

Bangkok Post

16 million people in Ukraine need humanitarian aid...

Around 16 million people inside war-torn Ukraine are in need of humanitarian aid, the United Nations said Thursday, warning that delivering assistance to some areas was "extremely difficult"....

 2022-06-30 15:06 

Bangkok Post

Universal Music wants to take Frank Zappa into Metaverse...

Universal Music Group said it is planning to launch Frank Zappa NFTs and Web3 projects, after buying the late musician's estate and likeness from his family for an undisclosed sum....

 2022-06-30 13:30 

Bangkok Post

Thailand eyes metaverse gains...

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) 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....

 2022-06-30 13:25 

Bangkok Post

Call grows for quick shift to digital economy...

Thailand should look beyond tourism and make the transition to a digital economy to generate more revenue for the country, Jirayut Srupsrisopa, the founder and CEO of Bitkub Capital Group Holdings, said on Thursday....

 2022-06-30 12:53 

Bangkok Post

Thai spikers lose to Dominican Republic in FIVB final week...

The Thai women's volleyball team lost 3-1 to the Dominican Republic on Thursday as their hope to play in the finals is now in jeopardy....

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