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 2020-07-10 01:10 

Bangkok Post

TV show probed for distorting history...

The Real Ghosts television programme is facing scrutiny over its controversial depiction of local historical figures in one of its episodes....

 2020-07-10 00:09 

Bangkok Post

Line looks to influencer commerce...

Line Thailand is joining hands with Tellscore, a local influencer marketing startup, to embark on influencer commerce, hoping to help brands increase their sales during the economic downturn while attracting influencers to the platform....

 2020-07-09 23:33 

Bangkok Post

Thai minister upbeat about Olympic gold...

Minister of Tourism and Sports Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has expressed optimism that the Thai boxers will win a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games next year....

 2020-07-09 23:22 

Bangkok Post

Teacher apologises over 'ugly' haircut...

A teacher who forcibly gave a high school student an ugly haircut for a perceived infraction in Si Sa Ket has apologised after being reprimanded, according to the local education office....

 2020-07-09 23:09 

The Nation

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Prayut to reshuffle Cabinet after 4 ministers quit ruling party...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he will reshuffle the Cabinet, after his four economics ministers resigned from the ruling Palang Pracharat Party....

 2020-07-09 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Rattanakosin area set for makeover...

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Silpakorn University are teaming up to turn Rattanakosin Island into a smart city....

 2020-07-09 22:44 

Bangkok Post

Emergency decree should be revoked, say activists...

A group of activists on Thursday petitioned the Civil Court to revoke the emergency decree imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19, saying that extending it until the end of this month would affect their rights to public assembly....

 2020-07-09 22:33 

Bangkok Post

Officials withdraw action against mushroom pickers...

Authorities on Thursday withdrew a lawsuit against three villagers accused of trespassing into a Si Sa Ket Plant Cultivation Station in tambon Nong Pai of muang district to pick mushrooms....

 2020-07-09 22:26 

Bangkok Post

Operators seek ways to disperse tourists...

As most local tourists flock to popular destinations during the weekends, tour operators are asking the government to help fill up weekdays by creating more trips for the elderly and state agency meetings....

 2020-07-09 22:00 

Bangkok Post

US pledges to help deter trafficking...

United States ambassador Michael George DeSombre on Thursday pledged to assist Thailand in achieving its goal to be upgraded from Tier 2 in the US Trafficking in Person Report (TIP) to Tier 1....

 2020-07-09 22:00 

Bangkok Post

IPOs to revive in second half...

Thailand's IPO market is expected to become active again in the second half, with 16 companies already approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise funds from the public....

 2020-07-09 21:44 

Bangkok Post

PPRP admits to quorum gaffe...

The ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) on Thursday admitted that Wednesday's cancellation of a House sitting on national reform for failing to achieve a quorum has damaged parliament's reputation, but added the mistake wasn't that serious....

 2020-07-09 21:33 

Bangkok Post

Border trade activity down 9.7% in first 5 months...

Thailand's cross-border trade fell by 9.7% year-on-year in the first five months of 2020 as the coronavirus ravaged the global economy and led neighbouring countries to close nearly all border checkpoints....

 2020-07-09 19:47 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Visiting US army chief agrees to make his Covid-19 swab test public...

The United States army chief, General James C McConville, arrived on Thursday (June 9) on a two-day trip at the invitation of the Army and has granted permission for the publication of the results of his Covid-19 swab test....

 2020-07-09 19:42 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Follow seven steps for a safe return to Thailand...
 2020-07-09 17:55 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Flash floods take Chiang Mai villagers unawares...

Chiang Mais Doi Saket district chief has launched a rescue mission for people stranded in Pa Miang village after it was hit by flash floods before dawn on Wednesday (July 8)....

 2020-07-09 16:27 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

African man arrested over rape allegations...

A 58-year-old Guinea national was arrested at a McDonalds eatery in Bangkoks Bang Rak area for allegedly raping a 17-year-old minor....

 2020-07-09 16:07 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

No domestic Covid-19 cases in 45 days, five more test positive in state quarantine...

There were five new cases of Covid-19 in state quarantine over a 24-hour period, the governments Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), reported on Thursday (July 9)....

 2020-07-09 14:42 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Woman arrested for allegedly abandoning newborn in the woods...

A 23-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly leaving her newborn baby in the woods in Sakon Nakhon province on Wednesday (July 8)....

 2020-07-09 13:10 

Bangkok Post

Tsim Sha Tsui now Hong Kong's most expensive retail area...

Tsim Sha Tsui, located on the tip of Kowloon peninsula, has emerged as Hong Kong's most expensive retail neighbourhood for the first time in its history....

 2020-07-09 12:55 

Bangkok Post

'Survival Team' set up for Thai Airways...

A so-called "Survival Team" has been formed to work out a business plan for Thai Airways International (THAI) to support the debt rehabilitation of the carrier, according to a source at the airline....

 2020-07-09 12:32 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Rainy spell eases in most of Thailand, isolated heavy rain in the South...

The Thailand Meteorological Department forecast on Thursday (July 9) that the weakening of the southwest monsoon across the Andaman Sea and Thailand will lower the volume of rainfall across the country, but isolated heavy rain is forecast for the South....

 2020-07-09 10:35 

Bangkok Post

Water shortage hits Pattaya...

PATTAYA: The water authority has warned Pattaya residents to be frugal in their use of tap water, because the water in the city reservoirs has fallen to the minimum retention level....

 2020-07-09 09:22 

Bangkok Post

Illegal migrants latest Covid-19 worry...

Checkpoints will be set up on roads from border areas to intercept illegal migrants coming here to work, to prevent the spread of Covid-19, a government spokesman said....

 2020-07-09 08:58 

Bangkok Post

Immigration office to reopen at Muang Thong Thani...

The Immigration Bureau will open an office at Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi province from Monday, to relieve congestion at its government complex office on Chaeng Wattana Road....

 2020-07-09 08:02 

Bangkok Post

'Slave monkey' scandal forces rethink of coconut trade...

Thailand, the world's top producer of coconut milk, said it will enable retailers and consumers to trace coconuts back to their source to show whether monkeys have been used for harvesting....

 2020-07-09 07:46 

Bangkok Post

'Little Tuscany' closes down as Khao Yai tourism struggles...

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: The decision by the picturesque Palio complex to shut its doors could be a precursor of more closures of businesses dependent on tourists visiting scenic Pak Chong district, a senior tourism official warned on Thursday...

 2020-07-09 07:45 

Bangkok Post

Glee star Naya Rivera missing, feared drowned...

LOS ANGELES: Glee star Naya Rivera is missing and feared drowned at a California lake, local officials said, with rescuers to continue a search for her on Thursday....

 2020-07-09 07:18 

Bangkok Post

Toyota debuts 2020 Corolla Cross in Thailand...

Second compact SUV offers more utility for the family that the style-led C-HR....

 2020-07-09 07:07 

Bangkok Post

Uttama, Sontirat, others quit Palang Pracharath...

Three cabinet ministers announced their resignation from the Palang Pracharath Party on Thursday, including the finance minister, and with party quotas in play a cabinet reshuffle now seems certain....

 2020-07-09 07:05 

Bangkok Post

Botanist battles lockdown to save Andean garden paradise...

CALARC, Colombia: When the coronavirus pandemic swept through Colombia in March, forcing a national lockdown, Alberto Gomez decided he would sit it out amid the lush green foliage of his botanical garden and tend to his plants....

 2020-07-09 07:02 

Bangkok Post

US army delegation arrives, tested for Covid-19...

United States army chief-of-staff Gen James McConville arrived on Thursday for a two-day visit, and he and his delegation were tested for coronavirus disease....

 2020-07-09 05:27 

Bangkok Post

More returnees from Mideast infected...

The government on Thursday reported five more cases of new coronavirus disease, all quarantined returnees....

 2020-07-09 04:47 

Bangkok Post

Australia suspends extradition, offers skilled HK citizens visas...

SYDNEY: Australia is suspending its extradition agreement with Hong Kong and will give skilled migrants from the city five-year visas with a pathway to permanent residence, after China imposed sweeping national security legislation on the financial hub....

 2020-07-09 04:22 

Bangkok Post

South Koreans succumb to Tesla fever...

SEOUL: From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, particularly among tech-savvy professionals....

 2020-07-09 04:10 

Bangkok Post

Fire guts Ayutthaya-period teak temple...

AYUTTHAYA: Fire gutted a teak pavilion at historical Wat Chang Thong, built in the Ayutthaya period, on Wednesday night. Damage was estimated at 20 million baht....

 2020-07-09 03:07 

Bangkok Post

Myanmar, Chinese illegal migrants arrested...

TAK: Officials arrested 12 Myanmar and three Chinese illegal migrants in Phop Phra and Mae Sot districts on Wednesday....

 2020-07-09 03:05 

Bangkok Post

Foreign students fear deportation over Trump visa threat...

NEW YORK: Pakistani student Taimoor Ahmed is one of hundreds of thousands of foreigners enrolled in American universities now fearing for their future after Donald Trump's administration threatened to revoke their visas....

 2020-07-09 02:45 

Bangkok Post

Meet Buckwheat, the donkey who crashes Zoom meetings...

UXBRIDGE, Canada: The coronavirus pandemic has led millions of people to embrace meetings via Zoom but, admittedly, those can be as tedious as in-person conferences....

 2020-07-09 02:45 

Bangkok Post

Five million begin lockdown in Australian city...

MELBOURNE: Five million people in Australia's second-biggest city began a new lockdown Thursday, returning to tough restrictions just weeks after they ended as Melbourne grapples with a resurgence of coronavirus cases....

 2020-07-09 01:06 

Bangkok Post

NRF seeks to invest in 100 startups...

NR Instant Produce Co, the producer and distributor of instant food and drink, vegetarian food and food from plant protein, vows to invest in 100 startups over the next 2-3 years, enhancing its global food production in the future....

 2020-07-09 00:51 

Bangkok Post

JSCCIB urges deep CPTPP examination...

The unsettled debate on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has prompted the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) to conduct a new thorough study to decide whether Thailand shoul...

 2020-07-09 00:50 

Bangkok Post

Rangsrid vows to raise Thai golf to world level...

Rangsrid Luxitanond was elected unopposed as president of the Thailand Golf Association for a seventh term on Wednesday....

 2020-07-09 00:45 

Bangkok Post

Japan rescuers battle to reach thousands trapped by floods...

TAKAYAMA: Japanese emergency services and troops were scrambling on Thursday to reach thousands of homes cut off by devastating flooding and landslides that have killed dozens and caused widespread damage....

 2020-07-09 00:35 

Bangkok Post

Facebook blocks accounts linked to Roger Stone, Brazil president...

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Wednesday it took down accounts of Roger Stone, a longtime ally of US president Donald Trump, after an investigation uncovered links to a network involved in deceptive activity dating back to the 2016 US election....

 2020-07-09 00:22 

Bangkok Post

Audi RS roars into Thailand with throat-slashing prices...

Three distinctive models make those from BMW and Mercedes-Benz look expensive and ordinary....

 2020-07-08 23:20 

Bangkok Post

No US base in Thailand: Apirat...

Army chief Apirat Kongsompong has denied the US is looking to set up a military base on Thai soil....

 2020-07-08 23:00 

Bangkok Post

Push for total Thai ban on wildlife trade...

Activists campaigning against wildlife crime say Thailand could be a global leader in stopping pandemics by further cracking down on and ceasing to be a gateway for the illegal wildlife trade....

 2020-07-08 22:00 

Bangkok Post

MCOT 'not insolvent' as cash shrinks...

State-owned broadcaster MCOT is going through a liquidity crunch but is not insolvent, says a source at the Finance Ministry who requested anonymity....

 2020-07-08 22:00 

Bangkok Post

Narongpan tipped to be next army chief...

Gen Narongpan Jitkaewthae is expected to replace Gen Apirat Kongsompong as army chief during a military reshuffle at the end of September, according to a source in the armed forces....

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