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Personalise your smartphone pics with HP Sprocket

With the festive season coming, longtime computer and accessories manufacturer HP has launched the HP Sprocket, a new portable photo printer that can make it easy for you to personalise photos that you can also keep forever.

Thailand’s Transport Department to Beef Up Drivers Written Tests, Medical Checks, Eye Exams But “NOT” Road Exams

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Land Transport is set to adopt a more stringent standards for driving tests to improve road safety on Thailand’s dangerous roads. Among the new procedures expected to be implemented next year is a f
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Thailand’s Transport Department to Beef Up Drivers Written Tests, Medical Checks, Eye Exams But “NOT” Road Exams

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Land Transport is set to adopt a more stringent standards for driving tests to improve road safety on Thailand’s dangerous roads. Among the new procedures expected to be implemented next year is a full electronic testing system, said Kamol Buranaphong, the department’s deputy director-general. The system could help reduce […] Related posts: Thailand’s Don’t Drive Drunk Foundation Reports Nearly 8000 Killed in Road Accidents this Year – BANGKOK – According to unofficial figures compiled by the... Thailand’s Department of Health to Extend Physical Health Campaign to School Children   . . BANGKOK – The Department of Health plans... Simple Blood Tests Can Help Predict Risk of Chronic Disease – A score based on common blood tests may someday...

Paralympics Sprinter Legs Give Maimed “Thai Dog Cola” a New Lease on Life

– PHUKET – Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone’s shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved “blade runner” prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters. The former stree
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Paralympics Sprinter Legs Give Maimed “Thai Dog Cola” a New Lease on Life

– PHUKET – Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone’s shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved “blade runner” prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters. The former street pup nearly lost his life last year after a Bangkok man hacked off his front […] Related posts: Thai Nun Attacked by 26ft-Long Python in Rayong Province   RAYONG – A tiny 85-year-old nun was left with... Thai Police in Northeastern Thailand Search for Monk Who Allegedly Hacked Man to Death with an Axe – UDON THANI – Police in the Northeastern Province of... Tour Bus Loses Control and Crashes in Phuket, 23 Tourists Injured – PHUKET – Twenty-three tourists, were injured when their bus...

Uber Strikes Taxi Partnership in Thailand

– BANGKOK – “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” seems to be Uber Technologies’ strategy in Thailand. The taxi app company announced Wednesday that it would launch its ride-hailing service in Thailand by collaboratin
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Uber Strikes Taxi Partnership in Thailand

– BANGKOK – “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer” seems to be Uber Technologies’ strategy in Thailand. The taxi app company announced Wednesday that it would launch its ride-hailing service in Thailand by collaborating with regulated taxis, whose drivers were once derided by its co-founder. Uber will partner with Howa, a major local […] Related posts: Thailand’s Revenue Departments Proposed Online Tax Targets Foreign Companies  – BANGKOK – The Revenue Department has set a withholding... Transforming Thailand into a Cashless Society – BANGKOK – This year marked a sea change as... China’s Largest Developer Country Garden Holdings Readies to Enter Thailand – BANGKOK – In a modern office block in Huay...

American R&B Sensation John Legend to Preform in Bangkok

– BANGKOK – Concert promoter Neekrung Connect is breaking into the scene with Thailand’s first live concert of John Legend, American R&B/soul artist, to music lovers’ delight. The multi-award winning singer, songwriter and pianist is set t
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American R&B Sensation John Legend to Preform in Bangkok

– BANGKOK – Concert promoter Neekrung Connect is breaking into the scene with Thailand’s first live concert of John Legend, American R&B/soul artist, to music lovers’ delight. The multi-award winning singer, songwriter and pianist is set to give Bangkok for the first time his long-awaited, one-off full live show on March 23, 2018 at BITEC […] Related posts: First International Jazz Festival Coming to Chiang Rai’s Singha Park in February 2018   – CHIANG RAI – Singha Corporation joins with event... Free Twilight Concert Friday, 30 December 2016 at Chiang Rai First Church . . VILLA DARAKORN and THE CHIANGRAI VIOLIN CLUB In... Get Your Geek On “Big Bangkok Comic Con” Announced for April 27-29 at Royal Paragon Hall – BANGKOK – Two of Thailand’s biggest comic convention organizers,...

First International Jazz Festival Coming to Chiang Rai’s Singha Park in February 2018

  – CHIANG RAI – Singha Corporation joins with event organizer Neekrung Connect in hosting its first international jazz festival featuring performances by award-winning artists and emerging jazz stars from around the world along with a lineu
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First International Jazz Festival Coming to Chiang Rai’s Singha Park in February 2018

  – CHIANG RAI – Singha Corporation joins with event organizer Neekrung Connect in hosting its first international jazz festival featuring performances by award-winning artists and emerging jazz stars from around the world along with a lineup of exceptionally talented local performers. Set to be one of the finest jazz festivals in Thailand and taking […] Related posts: Stress Free Music Festival in Chiang Rai a Success – CHIANG RAI – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)... Love was Litterally in the Air as Couples Exchange Vows in Hot-Air Balloons at Chiang Rai’s Singha Park . . CHIANG RAI – Love was literally in the... International Cycling Festival “Cycling Tour Challenge” Slated for September 17th in Chiang Rai, Province – CHIANG RAI – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)...

United Nations Reports Children at Risk as Internet Exposure Rises

  – CHIANG RAI – Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies as more children get exposed to the internet. With digital technologies such as cell phones, computers, tablets and game
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United Nations Reports Children at Risk as Internet Exposure Rises

  – CHIANG RAI – Governments and the private sector have not kept up with the game-changing pace of digital technologies as more children get exposed to the internet. With digital technologies such as cell phones, computers, tablets and games having become ubiquitous and at least one in three internet users being a child, this […] Related posts: Child Advocacy Groups Urge Thai Government to Ban on Corporal Punishment of Children   – BANGKOK – Child advocacy networks have urged the... Agreement on Teachers to Benefit Myanmar Children in Thailand – CHIANG RAI – Myanmar children living in Thailand are... Children in Thailand Choose Teaching Over Being a Doctor as Dream Career . . BANGKOK – The 8th Annual Career Survey of...

Ratchanok starts in style in Dubai

Hot-shot Ratchanok Intanon upset world No 5 Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea 21-19 21-16 to kick off her group B campaign in style in the Dubai World Superseries Finals on Wednesday.
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Ratchanok starts in style in Dubai

Hot-shot Ratchanok Intanon upset world No 5 Sung Ji Hyun of South Korea 21-19 21-16 to kick off her group B campaign in style in the Dubai World Superseries Finals on Wednesday.

Blue Horizon Developments signs on World Corporate Golf Challenge Thailand 2018 Title Sponsor

 Fore Management Group is delighted to announce Blue Horizon Developments have signed as the Title Sponsor for The Blue Horizon World Corporate Golf Challenge Thailand 2018
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Blue Horizon Developments signs on World Corporate Golf Challenge Thailand 2018 Title Sponsor

 Fore Management Group is delighted to announce Blue Horizon Developments have signed as the Title Sponsor for The Blue Horizon World Corporate Golf Challenge Thailand 2018

Chanathip eyes on better better season with Sapporo

National striker Chanathip Songkrasin hoped for a better season in 2018 with Consadole Sapporo after he went through a six month period with the Japanese tier 1 team without scoring any goal.
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Chanathip eyes on better better season with Sapporo

National striker Chanathip Songkrasin hoped for a better season in 2018 with Consadole Sapporo after he went through a six month period with the Japanese tier 1 team without scoring any goal.

Man Caught Masturbating While Riding Scooter in Chiang Mai Goes Viral

  – CHIANG MAI – A video of a man on a motorbike masturbating while driving in Chiang Mai Province has gone viral on Thai Social Media, sparking social disgust over the mans sexual deed. CityNews in Chiang Mai reported that the video was post
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Man Caught Masturbating While Riding Scooter in Chiang Mai Goes Viral

  – CHIANG MAI – A video of a man on a motorbike masturbating while driving in Chiang Mai Province has gone viral on Thai Social Media, sparking social disgust over the mans sexual deed. CityNews in Chiang Mai reported that the video was posted on December 11 by Facebook user named Tanakorn Chamwong, along […] Related posts: Appeals Court Upholds 2 Year Sentence of Chiang Mai Woman Who Killed 3 Cyclists While Driving Drunk   CHIANG MAI  – An Appeals Court has upheld the... Chiang Mai’s Lanna Hospital Staff Care For Baby Girl Dumped in Trash Bin – CHIANG MAI – Medical staff at Lanna Hospital in... Overworked Bus Driver Abandons Bus and Passenger on Route to Chiang Mai . . KAMPHAENG PHET – 48 Bus passengers, foreign and...

Journalist Stinging after Mistakes Made in Stories Involving President Donald Trump

  – NEW YORK – Some stinging mistakes in stories involving President Donald Trump have given him fresh ammunition in his battle against the media while raising questions about whether news organizations need to peel back the curtain on how th
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Journalist Stinging after Mistakes Made in Stories Involving President Donald Trump

  – NEW YORK – Some stinging mistakes in stories involving President Donald Trump have given him fresh ammunition in his battle against the media while raising questions about whether news organizations need to peel back the curtain on how they operate. The president tweeted six attacks on what he calls “fake news” over the […] Related posts: President-Elect Donald Trump to Reform U.S. Intelligence Community . . WASHINGTON D.C. – With one day to go... US President Elect Donald Trump Calls CIA’s Assessment of Russian Hacking “Ridiculous” . . NEW YORK – US President-Elect Donald Trump on... Is the Trump Administration Ignoring Donald Trump – WASHINGTON, Untited States – Something strange has been happening...

Thailand PM Tells Media to Lay Off His Deputy PM Over Luxury Watch and Ring

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday urged the media not to put pressure on his deputy, Gen Prawit Wongsuwan, over allegations surrounding his possession of a luxurious watch and platinum diamond ring. T
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Thailand PM Tells Media to Lay Off His Deputy PM Over Luxury Watch and Ring

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday urged the media not to put pressure on his deputy, Gen Prawit Wongsuwan, over allegations surrounding his possession of a luxurious watch and platinum diamond ring. The premier appealed for legal procedures to be followed in the case, and urged the public not to […] Related posts: Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit to Explain Bling Watch and Ring to Anti-Corruption Commission – BANGKOK – A source close to Thailand’s Deputy Prime... Thailand’s Deputy PM Defends Owning a Multi-Million Baht Wristwatch – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan... Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Tells Media Elections to be Held in Exactly One Year . . BANGKOK –  An election to restore democracy in...

Thai Police Link Luke Cook to Drug Smuggling and Murder of Australian Hells Angel Wayne Schneider

– BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Police in Bangkok say they have drawn a connection between the Hell’s Angels gang member arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport on Saturday and the murder of Australian Wayne Schneider found buried in Chon Buri province
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Thai Police Link Luke Cook to Drug Smuggling and Murder of Australian Hells Angel Wayne Schneider

– BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Police in Bangkok say they have drawn a connection between the Hell’s Angels gang member arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport on Saturday and the murder of Australian Wayne Schneider found buried in Chon Buri province in 2015 at a news briefing on Tuesday. Pol Lt Gen Weerapong Chuenpakdi, an acting […] Related posts: Pattaya Hells Angel Member Luke Cook Arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Drug Smuggling Charges – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau have arrested an... Australian Antonio Bagnato Sentenced to Death in Pattaya, Thailand for Killing Hell’s Angel Wayne Schneider   . . CHON BURI – Pattaya Provincial Court Judge... British Drug Kingpin Nabbed by Thai Police on Koh Mat Sum Island – KOH SAMUI – Thai police said Tuesday that they...

Thailand Wins the Number One Spot for the “Worlds Highest” Road Death Rate

– BANGKOK – Well it’s not the Guinness Book of World records by the World Atlas website has ranked Thailand the number one spot in the World for road deaths and accidents. Yes that’s right Thailand now tops the rankings as the country
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Thailand Wins the Number One Spot for the “Worlds Highest” Road Death Rate

– BANGKOK – Well it’s not the Guinness Book of World records by the World Atlas website has ranked Thailand the number one spot in the World for road deaths and accidents. Yes that’s right Thailand now tops the rankings as the country with the highest death rate in road accidents, despite the governments attempts […] Related posts: Road Safety Measures to be “Rolled Out” Ahead of New Year Holidays   – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Ministry of Transport has sought... New Years Road Deaths Rise in Thailand Despite Governments “No Drink Drive” Campaign . . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha... Don’t Drive Drunk Foundation Calls for Year Round Drunk Driving Campaigns in Thailand – BANGKOK – Road accidents in Thailand have already claimed...

European Union To Restore Political Relations With Thailand

– BANGKOK – The European Union resolved to restore its political relations with Thailand, revive free trade negotiation and call for the next election in November 2018, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported. The resolution announced on Monday came from
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European Union To Restore Political Relations With Thailand

– BANGKOK – The European Union resolved to restore its political relations with Thailand, revive free trade negotiation and call for the next election in November 2018, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported. The resolution announced on Monday came from EU foreign ministers along with demands for human rights, basic liberty and democratization in Thailand. In […] Related posts: Thailand Says It’s on Track to End Military Rule in 2018   – BANGKOK – Thailand said it remains on course... Thai Military Court Indicts 19 Red Shirts Resuming Pressure on Political Opponents . . BANGKOK – Thai Military Prosecutors on Friday indicted... Thailand Looks for an Upswing in Ties with Trump Administration – BANGKOK – From zero to hero is the trajectory...

Funds Raised to Send Irishman Home after Devastating Mountain Bike Crash in Chiang Mai

– CHIANG MAI – Family and friends of an Irishman left with life-changing injuries after crashing his bicycle in Chiang Mai need have praised his courage and thanked supporters after £36,000 was raised in just two days to bring him home safely. O
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Funds Raised to Send Irishman Home after Devastating Mountain Bike Crash in Chiang Mai

– CHIANG MAI – Family and friends of an Irishman left with life-changing injuries after crashing his bicycle in Chiang Mai need have praised his courage and thanked supporters after £36,000 was raised in just two days to bring him home safely. On Wednesday last week the 26-year-old Sait Can Ozdemir went cycling in Chiang […] Related posts: Appeal for Funds for 22 Year-Old Irish Woman Injured on Koh Samui – KOH SAMUI –  A 22 Year-Old Irish woman has... Australian Couple’s Holiday from Hell after Motorbike Crash in Phuket, Thailand – PHUKET – A surprise birthday getaway has turned into... Irishman Caught Lying to Thai Police that he was Robbed by Van Driver – CHON BURI – Police on Thursday say that an...

American on the Run after Busting Out of Bali Prison

– BALI – Indonesian police are hunting for an American citizen who escaped Monday from an overcrowded and understaffed prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. Head of Kerobokan prison Tonny Nainggolan said Chrishan Beasley, 32, is believe
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American on the Run after Busting Out of Bali Prison

– BALI – Indonesian police are hunting for an American citizen who escaped Monday from an overcrowded and understaffed prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. Head of Kerobokan prison Tonny Nainggolan said Chrishan Beasley, 32, is believed to have escaped at around 4 a.m. by sawing through a ceiling and then climbing over […] Related posts: Militant Muslim Rebels Attack Jail in Southern Philippines Freeing Over a Hundred Inmates     KIDAPAWAN, Philippines – Nearly 160 inmates escaped after... Human Rights Group Condem Mass Strip Search of Prisoners in Philippines – CEBU – Human Rights Activists are up in arms... Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Hangs Himself in Prison Cell – BOSTON – Former Patriots NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged...

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit to Explain Bling Watch and Ring to Anti-Corruption Commission

– BANGKOK – A source close to Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said he is preparing to submit an written explanation on his luxury watch and diamond ring to the National Anti-Corruption Commission Tuesday. An unconfirmed rep
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Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit to Explain Bling Watch and Ring to Anti-Corruption Commission

– BANGKOK – A source close to Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said he is preparing to submit an written explanation on his luxury watch and diamond ring to the National Anti-Corruption Commission Tuesday. An unconfirmed report suggests Gen Prayut may claim he inherited the diamond ring from his mother and the luxury watch […] Related posts: Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission Demands Clarification from Gen Prawit Over Multi-Million Baht Wristwatch – BANGKOK – The National Anti-Corruption Commission has asked Deputy... Thailand’s Deputy PM Defends Owning a Multi-Million Baht Wristwatch – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan... Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Orders Road Safety, Crime Crackdown Ahead of New Year – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has...

Seizure From Five Drug Couriers Killed in Chiang Rai Larger than Initially Reported

  – CHIANG RAI – Drug Suppression Authorities in Chiang Rai have revealed that there was significantly more methamphetamine pills than originally reported, seized from five drug couriers killed during a Chiang Rai border clash on Sunday. The
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Seizure From Five Drug Couriers Killed in Chiang Rai Larger than Initially Reported

  – CHIANG RAI – Drug Suppression Authorities in Chiang Rai have revealed that there was significantly more methamphetamine pills than originally reported, seized from five drug couriers killed during a Chiang Rai border clash on Sunday. The methamphetamine was contained in 19 bags, and the initial count was given as 1.9 million pills. A […] Related posts: Eight Drug Couriers Killed in Firefight with Soldiers in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai District  – – CHIANG RAI – A patrol of the 31st... Drug Runner Killed in Shootout with Pha Muang Drug Task Force in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai . . CHIANG RAI – An unidentified drug smuggler was... Eight Drug Suspects Arrested in Separate Police Operations in Chiang Rai – CHIANG RAI – Over 3 million methamphetamine pills have...

63 Year-Old Australian Falls to his Death from Pattaya Hotel

– PATTAYA – Pattaya police are investigating the death of a 63 year-old Australian man after he fell to his death from a hotel in the early hours of Monday. At approximately 3AM Pattaya police were summoned to the R-Con Blue Ocean Hotel on Soi Bu
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63 Year-Old Australian Falls to his Death from Pattaya Hotel

– PATTAYA – Pattaya police are investigating the death of a 63 year-old Australian man after he fell to his death from a hotel in the early hours of Monday. At approximately 3AM Pattaya police were summoned to the R-Con Blue Ocean Hotel on Soi Bua Khao, Bang Lamung district after reports a man had […] Related posts: 49 Year-old Australian John McKinnon Falls to His Death from Bangkok Hotel Balcony . . BANGKOK – Sathon district police has reported that... South Korean Falls to His Death from Pattaya Condo – PATTAYA – A South Korean man fell to his... African Woman Falls to her Death from Hat Yai Hotel     HAT YAI – Police in Hat Yai have...

Pattaya Hells Angel Member Luke Cook Arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Drug Smuggling Charges

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau have arrested an Australian and his Thai wife and charged them with smuggling a large amount of crystal methamphetamine into the country, while freezing assets worth about 20 million baht f
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Pattaya Hells Angel Member Luke Cook Arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Drug Smuggling Charges

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau have arrested an Australian and his Thai wife and charged them with smuggling a large amount of crystal methamphetamine into the country, while freezing assets worth about 20 million baht for examination. Pol Lt Gen Sommai Kongwisaisuk, commissioner of the Narcotics Suppression Bureau, told the Bangkok Post on […] Related posts: 35 Year-Old Russian Man Arrested in Pattaya for Drug Trafficking – PATTAYA – Thailand’s Immigration police have arrested 35-year-old Russian,... Australian Antonio Bagnato Sentenced to Death in Pattaya, Thailand for Killing Hell’s Angel Wayne Schneider   . . CHON BURI – Pattaya Provincial Court Judge... 26 Year-Old Chinese Man Arrested in Pattaya for Rape and Extortion – PATTAYA – Police in the Resort town of Pattaya...

Krabi Park Officials Ban Selfie’s at Khao Ngon Nak Mountain Top

– KRABI – Park officials at Thailand’s Hat Nopparat Thara and Phi Phi Islands National Park have prohibited tourists from taking selfies on the Khao Ngon Nak mountain top , a vintage point for taking a 360 degree view of natural beauty, for
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Krabi Park Officials Ban Selfie’s at Khao Ngon Nak Mountain Top

– KRABI – Park officials at Thailand’s Hat Nopparat Thara and Phi Phi Islands National Park have prohibited tourists from taking selfies on the Khao Ngon Nak mountain top , a vintage point for taking a 360 degree view of natural beauty, for safety reasons. Park officials said tourists taking selfies at the spot risk […] Related posts: Tourist Safety in Question after Two Boating Accidents in Krabi, Thailand . . KRABI – Twenty-eight tourists were pulled from the... Thailand to Collect Bt400 National Park Entrance Fee from Foreigners – PHUKET – The Minister of Tourism and Sports of... Line Messaging Digital Theme Park to Open in Bangkok – BANGKOK – The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate...

Transforming Thailand into a Cashless Society

– BANGKOK – This year marked a sea change as consumers in Thailand became more accepting of digitalisation, especially regarding purchasing behaviour. From pre-purchase activities through to post-purchase consumption, evaluation and disposal activ
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Transforming Thailand into a Cashless Society

– BANGKOK – This year marked a sea change as consumers in Thailand became more accepting of digitalisation, especially regarding purchasing behaviour. From pre-purchase activities through to post-purchase consumption, evaluation and disposal activities, digitalisation affected all those behaviours. Opinion leaders and brand influencers also affected many people’s decisions to buy. It is not hard to […] Related posts: Thailand’s Revenue Departments Proposed Online Tax Targets Foreign Companies  – BANGKOK – The Revenue Department has set a withholding... Google Thailand Offers Small to Medium Businesses Free Mobile Sites   BANGKOK – Google Thailand is boosting its influence in... Hewlett-Packard Deal Delivers 3D Printing in Thailand – BANGKOK – Printer and PC giant Hewlett-Packard (HP), is...

Thailand’s ‘War on Sugar’ Aims to Reduce Obesity and Fatten it’s Coffers

– BANGKOK – Faced with rising obesity rates, as well as health care costs that are ballooning nearly as fast as people’s waistlines, the Thai government has introduced an excise tax aimed at nudging beverage makers into making less sugary dr
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Thailand’s ‘War on Sugar’ Aims to Reduce Obesity and Fatten it’s Coffers

– BANGKOK – Faced with rising obesity rates, as well as health care costs that are ballooning nearly as fast as people’s waistlines, the Thai government has introduced an excise tax aimed at nudging beverage makers into making less sugary drinks. Pricier soda and sweet tea is causing grumbles, and it is not just soda […] Related posts: Thai Government to Raise Taxes on Cigarettes, Alcohol and Sugary Drinks – BANGKOK – New excise taxes in Thailand have affected... Government Proposes New Bill to Cut Thai Citizens Sugar Intake   – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... Survey Finds Obesity Rife Among Children in Thailand – BANGKOK – Thai Health Promotion Foundation says weight issues...

Thanathip and Nond win River Kwai Half Marathon

Thanathip Dichim and Thai-Mon Nond reigned supreme on the men’s and women’s categories of the FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship  in Kanchanaburi on Sunday.
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Thanathip and Nond win River Kwai Half Marathon

Thanathip Dichim and Thai-Mon Nond reigned supreme on the men’s and women’s categories of the FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship  in Kanchanaburi on Sunday.

Top Thai masters tough conditions to win at last

Chonburi – Kiradech Aphibarnrat’s title drought is finally over after the Thai No 1 won the Bt4 Million ADT Thongchai Jaidee Foundation by three strokes at the Siam Country Club Waterside course on Sunday.
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Top Thai masters tough conditions to win at last

Chonburi – Kiradech Aphibarnrat’s title drought is finally over after the Thai No 1 won the Bt4 Million ADT Thongchai Jaidee Foundation by three strokes at the Siam Country Club Waterside course on Sunday.

Australia’s Kingsgate Battles Thai Junta Government Over Closure of Chatree Gold Mine

– PHICHIT – Relations between the Australian mining company Kingsgate Consolidated and the Junta government are embroiled in a legal battle over the closure of a gold mine in Phichit, Thailand, a case that foreign companies with investments in th
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Australia’s Kingsgate Battles Thai Junta Government Over Closure of Chatree Gold Mine

– PHICHIT – Relations between the Australian mining company Kingsgate Consolidated and the Junta government are embroiled in a legal battle over the closure of a gold mine in Phichit, Thailand, a case that foreign companies with investments in the country are watching very closely. Kingsgate Consolidated ceased operations on Jan. 1, 2017 at the […] Related posts: Kingsgate Consolidated to Sue Thai Government for Closure of Chatree Goldmine – SIDNEY – Kingsgate’s Chief Executive Officer Greg Foulis of... Thai Junta’s Closure of Chatree Mine Spooks Foreign Investors . . BANGKOK – When Thailand’s junta leader-turned-prime minister Gen.Prayut... “Made in China” Thailand’s Junta Government Moves Closer to Beijing   – BANGKOK – The recent announcement that the leader...

Cool Temperatures and Blanketing Fog Hit Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – A thick fog settled over Chiang Rai on Saturday morning after the mountaintop temperatures fell to about 10 degrees Celsius. Local residents said rains fell through the night ending early in the morning, leading to cold temperature
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Cool Temperatures and Blanketing Fog Hit Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – A thick fog settled over Chiang Rai on Saturday morning after the mountaintop temperatures fell to about 10 degrees Celsius. Local residents said rains fell through the night ending early in the morning, leading to cold temperatures and heavy fog throughout the province. Police in Muang Chiang Rai said visibility on […] Related posts: Tourists View the Morning Sea of Mist from Chiang Rai’s Doi Pha Tung – CHIANG RAI – Hundreds of Thai and Foreign tourists... Chiang Rai’s Phu Chi Fa Drawing More Visitors as Temperatures Drop   – CHIANG RAI – As temperatures in Chiang Rai... Visitors Experience Cool Weather and Sunrise Views at Chiang Rai’s Doi Sa Ngo . . CHIANG RAI – Tourists coming to Chiang Rai...

Pha Muang Task Force Guns Down Five Drug Runners in Chiang Rai’s Mae Pha Luang District

– CHIANG RAI – Soldiers from the Pha Muang Task Force have shot and killed five drug traffickers after a clash with soldiers manning the border of Chiang Rai Province on Sunday. Soldiers of the Pha Muang Task Force who have been maintaining an inc
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Pha Muang Task Force Guns Down Five Drug Runners in Chiang Rai’s Mae Pha Luang District

– CHIANG RAI – Soldiers from the Pha Muang Task Force have shot and killed five drug traffickers after a clash with soldiers manning the border of Chiang Rai Province on Sunday. Soldiers of the Pha Muang Task Force who have been maintaining an increased surveillance along the border with Myanmar in Mae Pha Luang […] Related posts: Chiang Rai’s Pha Muang Task Force Seizes 100,000 Meth Pills after Firefight with Drug Runners – CHIANG RAI – The Pha Muang Task Force and... Drug Runner Killed in Shootout with Pha Muang Drug Task Force in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai . . CHIANG RAI – An unidentified drug smuggler was... Pha Muang Task Force Recovers Drugs Abandoned by Drug Runners in Mae Sai –   CHIANG RAI – Col Kidakorn Chantra, commander of the...

Thai Privy Councilor Inspects Royal Projects in Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – Thai privy councilor Mr. Palakorn Suwannarat has returned to Chiang Rai to inspect the undertaking of a number of royal projects and to deliver a token of appreciation to all involved in fulfilling these royal initiatives. His Majes
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Thai Privy Councilor Inspects Royal Projects in Chiang Rai

– CHIANG RAI – Thai privy councilor Mr. Palakorn Suwannarat has returned to Chiang Rai to inspect the undertaking of a number of royal projects and to deliver a token of appreciation to all involved in fulfilling these royal initiatives. His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun graciously assigned Mr. Palakorn Suwannarat, the privy councillor, to […] Related posts: Permanent Secretary for the Prime Minister’s Office Visits Community Projects in Chiang Rai – CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Permanent Secretary for the Prime... Volunteers Receive Training Ahead of Royal Cremation Ceremony for His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej   – CHIANG RAI – The Bureau of the Royal... Chiang Rai Artist Rehears Traditional Dance for Royal Cremation Ceremony – CHIANG RAI – National artists and thousands of volunteers...

American ‘Travelling Butts’ Couple to Be Deported from Thailand

– BANGKOK – The Two American men who were arrested in Thailand for posting bare bottom photos to Instagram have reportedly been released from jail and are heading home to San Diego. Joseph Dasilva, 38, and Travis Dasilva, 36, were arrested at Bang
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American ‘Travelling Butts’ Couple to Be Deported from Thailand

– BANGKOK – The Two American men who were arrested in Thailand for posting bare bottom photos to Instagram have reportedly been released from jail and are heading home to San Diego. Joseph Dasilva, 38, and Travis Dasilva, 36, were arrested at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport last month after images posted to their ‘Travelling […] Related posts: International Civil Aviation Organization Lifts Red Flag Status on Thailand – BANGKOK – The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has... Foreign Visitors Can Now Get Compensation from Tour Scams in Thailand – BANGKOK – In a move to protect foreign tourist... Thailand Work Permits Now Available Through Phone App – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Labour Ministry and the Immigration Bureau...

Thailand Working with Myanmar and Laos to Stop Cross-Border Haze from Illegal Burning

– CHIANG RAI – Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat said yesterday that Thailand is working with Laos and Myanmar to address the problem of cross-border haze pollution caused by the illegal burning of forests and fields.
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Thailand Working with Myanmar and Laos to Stop Cross-Border Haze from Illegal Burning

– CHIANG RAI – Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat said yesterday that Thailand is working with Laos and Myanmar to address the problem of cross-border haze pollution caused by the illegal burning of forests and fields. Minister Surasak Karnjanarat made the remarks at a meeting on measures to prevent and solve the problem […] Related posts: Haze Looms Over Chiang Rai as Burning Continues Despite 60 Day Burning Ban   – CHIANG RAI – Despite recent warnings and a... Chiang Rai Authorities Coordinate Efforts to Prevent Field Burning and Choking Haze . . CHIANG RAI – As burning season of burning... Haze Experts Predict 20% Fewer Hotspots in Chiang Rai this Summer – CHIANG RAI – Gen Surasak Kanjanarat of Thailand’s Natural...

Lomachenko retains title as Rigondeaux quits after six

New York - Vasyl Lomachenko continued his meteoric rise up the boxing ladder, retaining his WBO junior lightweight title Saturday night after challenger Guillermo Rigondeaux quit on his stool after six rounds.
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Lomachenko retains title as Rigondeaux quits after six

New York - Vasyl Lomachenko continued his meteoric rise up the boxing ladder, retaining his WBO junior lightweight title Saturday night after challenger Guillermo Rigondeaux quit on his stool after six rounds.

Silva crowned new strawweight champion in Warriors of the World Bangkok

ONE Championship™ sent shockwaves throughout the iconic Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand with an exciting evening of world-class martial arts action.
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Silva crowned new strawweight champion in Warriors of the World Bangkok

ONE Championship™ sent shockwaves throughout the iconic Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand with an exciting evening of world-class martial arts action.

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