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EVAT aims for EV outlet ubiquity

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Electrical Vehicle Association of Thailand (EVAT) vows to make charging outlets for electric vehicles (EVs) more widespread, similar to ATMs, to help the government reach [...] » More

PM warns two sides to keep peace

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government on Monday urged all sides to help defuse tension between protest groups demanding monarchy reform and ultra-royalists, to avoid a potential violent [...] » More

FPO: Indications of GDP shrink diminishing in Q3

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Economic recovery momentum during July and August suggests the economy could contract less in the third quarter than the previous period, says the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO). [...] » More

Suvarnabhumi has sights set high

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Despite negative growth in air traffic and passenger numbers brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, Suvarnabhumi Airport has reasserted its goal of becoming Southeast [...] » More

Alcohol ban for the end of Buddhist Lent this Friday

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

An alcohol ban is looming for this coming Friday, as Buddhists mark the end of the Lent period. While officials have so far remained silent on the possibility of a ban on the [...] » More

Want to stay in Thailand? Get your visa figured out by October 31

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | TheThaiger | 6:02 AM

In a very last minute decision, foreigners stuck in Thailand will have another grace period until October 31 to get their visa in order. The Thai PM, in announcing the new [...] » More

Headwinds cause major B4.9tn loss

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Uncertainties in domestic politics, economic policies and the external front over the past 14 years led to losses to Thailand’s GDP worth 4.9 trillion baht, according [...] » More

Govt beckons further arrivals

30-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on Monday approved in principle the entry of foreign nationals to the kingdom including business visitors and tourists [...] » More

Thailand’s ‘rule breaker’ school uniforms challenge tradition

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 12:40 PM

In Thai classrooms, showing a rebellious or creative streak through what you wear is difficult. School uniform rules are strict, down to how pupils’ hair should be cut [...] » More

Thailand extends grace period for stranded foreigners

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Thailand on Monday extended a grace period for visa renewals for foreigners stranded in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic until the end of October, as travel [...] » More

‘Republic’ hashtag trends in Thailand as protest anger simmers

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

An unprecedented “republic” hashtag went viral on Thai social media Friday as pro-democracy activists vented their frustration at delays to constitutional reforms [...] » More

Chusak: Pheu Thai will remain in opposition under new leadership

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Pheu Thai will not jump ship and join the coalition government after the new party leadersip is unveiled on Thursday, acting leader Chusak Sirinil said on Monday. Chusak said [...] » More

Govt’s struggle to deploy fiscal spending weighs on outlook

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

Fiscal policy is back in focus in Thailand as the central bank runs out of conventional monetary policy space to spur the economy. With interest rates near zero, the Bank of [...] » More

Huawei Thailand focuses on job creation and invests in ICT development to help ease unemployment challenges

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

During Job Expo Thailand 2020, the tech giant reinforced its commitment to help Thailand address unemployment threats from the pandemic and sluggish economy. Abel Deng (3rd [...] » More

17 Thai soldiers among 22 new Covid imports Monday

29-Sep-2020 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 6:02 AM

The government reported 22 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, raising the total to 3,545. The death toll was unchanged at 59. Sixteen of the new cases were from [...] » More