Archive for August, 2020

TOT union seeks rejig of employment terms

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

TOT’s labour union plans to petition the Digital Economy and Society Ministry on Friday to restructure the state telecom enterprise’s employment system to ensure [...] » More

Prayut has backup if subs plan nosedives

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

Prime minister and Defence minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insisted he has matters all figured out if the submarines budget now being vetted in the House of Representatives falls [...] » More

Experts agree ‘Boss’ really was speeding

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

Every expert who has calculated the speed Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya was driving at in the deadly hit-and-run case believes he was speeding, a police panel probing [...] » More

OfficeMate banking on franchising

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

Despite the fragile economy, OfficeMate Omni Franchises Co, a subsidiary of COL Plc, the operator of office supply, stationery and bookstores under Central Group, vows to [...] » More

Thailand to turn prisons into tourist attractions amid COVID-19 slump

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

Thailand plans to turn about half its prisons into tourist attractions to boost visitor numbers as the South-East Asian nation struggles to recover from an economic slump [...] » More

Six more cases, one a medical tourist

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

The government on Friday reported six new cases of coronavirus disease, three Thais and three foreigners, all in quarantine. They included a 36-year-old woman from Ethiopia [...] » More

Chaos as anti-government protesters remove police barriers

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

There was chaos in front of Samran Rat police station in Bangkok on Friday morning as anti-government activists arrived to acknowledge charges stemming from a rally on July [...] » More

Anti-government protesters in Thailand tussle with police

Anti-government protesters in Thailand tussle with police

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Anti-government protesters tussled with police in the Thai capital on Friday as 15 of their movement leaders turned up at a police station to answer a summons linked to [...] » More

Trade-in coupons to kick-start car sales

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

The Industry Ministry will stimulate domestic car sales by working with the finance ministry to launch trade-in coupons, worth 100,000 baht each, for individual car owners [...] » More

Govt agrees on charter path

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

Parties in the coalition government have agreed on a single version of a motion to initiate a constitutional amendment, which includes details of the formation of a panel [...] » More

Emirates to resume flights to Thailand from September

29-Aug-2020 Intellasia | TheNational | 6:02 AM

Emirates is set to resume flights to Bangkok from September 1. The Dubai airline announced it will begin operating passenger flights to the Thai capital with services [...] » More

CCSA names groups that can return

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

Long-term foreign residents and foreigners with permanent residences in Thailand stranded overseas will receive priority when seeking to return to Thailand, under strict [...] » More

Tighter Covid-19 precautions for provinces bordering Burma

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

With a new wave of Covid-19 reported in Myanmar, the Interior Ministry has ordered tightened security along the border to prevent illegal immigration, and strict health [...] » More

TAT: Health, safety key to revival

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

Tourism needs to adopt lessons learned from the outbreak to enhance safety and health competitiveness as the industry’s priorities shift from volume to value, says the [...] » More

Freeport Indonesia workers end protest over COVID-19 lockdown

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

Workers at Indonesia’s Grasberg gold and copper mine on Friday ended a protest demanding an easing of a coronavirus lockdown at the mine operated by a local unit of [...] » More