• Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:51
    Cabinet nod for 11.9% rise in  ‘Baan Mankong’ housing budget
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved an increase in the budget for the “Baan Mankong” housing programme from Bt80,000 per family to Bt89,800, effective from the fiscal year 2019, which commences on October 1.
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  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:19
    Draft law sees fine jump to Bt5,000 for taxi drivers who refuse passengers
    Taxi drivers who refuse passengers, as well as their respective taxi garage owners, will be subject to heavier fines under a new law created from merging and revising two previous outdated laws.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Bitcoin surges above $11,000 thanks to Facebook's currency plans
    London - Bitcoin surged to a near 16-month high above $11,000 Monday, overshadowing stock, foreign exchange and commodity markets and breathing new life into a sector that many had declared moribund.
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  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00
    Over 200,000 uni seats empty despite TCAS being successful
    THOUGH all five rounds of the 2019 Thai University Central Admission System (TCAS) have been “highly successful”, more than 200,000 seats are still vacant, reflecting a serious need for Thai universities to improve, Council of University Presidents of Thailand (CUPT) chairman Suchatvee Suwansawat said on Sunday. 
    national
  • Fri, 21 Jun 2019 17:34
    Cabbie arrested for cheating British tourist with Bt4,000 fare
    A Bangkok cabbie has been arrested for modifying a meter to cheat a tourist into paying a fare of nearly Bt4,000 for a trip from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the inner city area of Khaosan Road.
    national
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:38
    Rolls-Royce and AirAsia unveil new plane
    Rolls-Royce says AirAsia X has unveiled the first of its new-generation Airbus A330neo aircraft at the Paris Air show. The aircraft is exclusively powered by the Rolls-Royce Trent 7,000 engine. AirAsia’s Bangkok-based affiliate, AirAsia X Thailand, is the first airline in Asia Pacific to fly the A330neo.
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  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:56
    Civilian groups to submit petition to Parliament to cancel junta's orders
    Twenty-three civilian groups have prepared to submit at least 10,000 signatures to the Parliament as part of their attempt to revoke the junta’s orders issued under Article 44.
    national
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:00
    Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Bt320m reservoir to be completed in 2022
    A Bt320-million project to develop a 1,000-rai reservoir in Nakhon Si Thammarat to provide enough water for four villagers will be completed in 2022, a deputy director general of the RoyalIrrigation Department said on Thursday.
    national
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 01:00
    Nine lives for Thai tennis players
    True Arena in Hua Hin will host a total nine ITF World Tour Tennis circuits which offer more than US$155,000 prize-money between July and November.
    sports
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    LET battle commence -– daunting challenge ahead
    Local contenders will try to keep the Ladies European Thailand Championship at home while foreign challengers will attempt to end the Thai domination when the 300,000-euro event tees off at the Phoenix Gold Golf & Country Club Pattaya, Chon Buri, on Thursday.
    sports
  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 18:00
    Chiang Mai restaurant offers Bt3,000 in compensation after dog attacks boy
    A Chiang Mai mother is calling for action after a pit-bull terrier – that had escaped from a restaurant nearby – mauled her 11-year-old son.
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  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:00
    Four nabbed for smuggling nearly 8,000 meth pills from Laos
    Police arrested a Laotian man and three Thais on Monday for allegedly smuggling 7,996 methamphetamine pills from Laos to Bueng Kan province.
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  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 10:43
    Bus conductor fired, firm fined for molesting ladyboy on board
    An inter-province bus conductor was fired and the bus firm was fined Bt5,000 after he allegedly molested a transgender passenger on-board a bus to Nong Bua Lamphu, a senior official of the Land Transport Department said on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:00
    BMA fines hotel after used condoms, toiletry items found in canal
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has imposed a Bt10,000 fine on a hotel in the Charansanitwongse area of the capital’s Bangkok Yai district for improperly disposing of used condoms and toiletry items.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:08
    Weighty agenda for Asean meet
    Security plans include 10,000 police on alert around central Bangkok 
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