• Tue, 14 May 2019 11:17
    Bag with 14kg of marijuana left in Bangkok taxi
    A taxi driver filed a complaint with police after a passenger left a bag with 14 kilograms of marijuana in his taxi’s boot on Monday.
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  • Mon, 13 May 2019 13:45
    From taxis to hotels: Grab is on the go
    Grab, the leading super app in Southeast Asia, has spread its wings even further with the launch of its hotels booking service. Customers can book hotels and other accommodation from Agoda and soon, Booking.com, directly from the Grab app, and enjoy special hotel offers when they book through Grab.
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 10:16
    Ailing Bangkok taxi driver delivers passenger safely then dies
    An ailing taxi driver died shortly after he delivered his passenger to her destination in Samut Prakan’s Muang district late Sunday night, police said.
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  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Tobacco farmers breathe easier as tax hike pushed back a year
    A network of tobacco farmers has welcomed the government’s decision to postpone an excise-tax hike on cigarettes until September next year.
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Revenues from TRAIN exceed 2018 target
    ADDITIONAL revenues from the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act exceeded the government’s target by 8.1 per cent in 2018 even as the law also allowed taxpayers to take home more money with their lower personal income tax rates.
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 18:37
    Commerce Ministry has assigned all of Thai’s commercial ambassadors to monitor the impact of the new trade war round between the US and China, if president Donald Trump orders the import tax for China’s goods to be increased from zero per cent and 10 per cent to 25 per cent on May 10, director-general of International Trade Promotion of Commerce Ministry, Banjongjitt Angsusingh, said yesterday.
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    New expat tax regime kicks in at month’s end
    FOR MANY years now, the Thai government has offered tax incentives to companies (for up to 15 accounting periods) under the “pre-existing regimes” (See box).
  • Sat, 04 May 2019 12:55
    Free taxis, motorcycles for people to reach coronation site
    The Land Transport Department will arrange free travel from 33 parking points around Bangkok to Sanam Luang on Sunday for people to take part in the Royal Coronation rites, thanks to voluntary services by taxi drivers and motorcyclists.
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  • Sun, 28 Apr 2019 01:00
    Actress Jacqueline Wong seen in public for first time following Andy Hui cheating scandal
    Singapore - Actress Jacqueline Wong has been spotted in public for the first time since she was caught in a cheating scandal with singer-songwriter Andy Hui.
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  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    Hopewell saga reveals true cost of political corruption
    Thai taxpayers have been robbed of Bt11.88 billion, in what should be a lesson for the future
  • Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    Terms for tax waiver on savings account interest to be announced
    THE REVENUE Department will announce conditions for tax waiver on interest earned from savings accounts next week, while asking banks to disclose information on all savings accounts.
  • Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    The Revenue Department under the Finance Ministry will revise an announcement that saving account depositors, due to receive interest payment not over Bt20,000 a year, can ask the bank to submit related documents to the Revenue Department on their behalf for a tax waiver on the interest amount.
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:53
    Andy Hui scandal: Hong Kongers worry about their own privacy in taxis
    Did the taxi driver break any law in selling a 16-minute video of Andy Hui's hanky-panky with Jacqueline Wong to newspaper Apple Daily?
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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:21
    Savers must allow banks to send information to tax officials: Finance Minister
    Bank customers are required to consent to banks forwarding their savings-account information to the Revenue Department, as the Finance Ministry tries to eliminate tax evasion, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said on Friday.
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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    More stimulus for smaller  cities on way
    THE Revenue Department is readying its latest iteration of a stimulus package aimed at promoting domestic tourism to secondary cities through tax deductions on purchases.
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