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Motorway to trial toll barrier-less tollbooths

BANGKOK (NNT) - The government’s Land Transport Commission has approved a plan to implement a barrier-less free flow toll system for motorways, piloting first...

Plans to lure wealthy foreigners via cuts to duty on alcohol and cigars

In an unexpected move the government is looking to slash duty on alcohol and cigars by 50% for a 5 year period. Patchara Anuntasilpa,...

Probe into THAI’s losses under Thaksin’s time as PM

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has launched a probe into ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's decision to approve Thai Airways International Plc's (THAI) plan...

Bangkok’s reopening pushed back to Oct 15th

BANGKOK: Bangkok will reopen to international travellers on Oct 15 when at least 70 per cent of its residents are expected to have been...

Cabinet approves long-term visas to entice 1 million wealthy foreigners

As part of a package to help lift a post-Covid economy, the Cabinet on Tuesday approved new visa and tax measures in order to...

Govt. hopes COVID subsidies to revive tourism

Thailand’s hospitality industry is struggling with waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, however, various government measures recently launched are expected to turn around the situation,...

Thai traders surge into crypto market

The number of cryptocurrency trading accounts grew 27.6% month-on-month, vastly outpacing a 2.9% monthly increase in new stock trading accounts, as investors seek assets...

Samui sandbox gets makeover

Surat Thani -- led by Koh Samui -- is looking forward to brighter prospects in the upcoming high season as it prepares to emulate...

Thailand’s Tourism Ministry Aims to Reopen Whole Country by Next January

Thailand’s Tourism and Sports Ministry is aiming to open the whole country, without quarantine, by January next year, depending on the level of nationwide...

PM grilled in no-confidence 4 day censure

Executive Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday apologized to the general population for the lives lost from COVID-19. "I am sorry and would like to...

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