Archive for September 16th, 2021

Obstacles mar TAT’s Mideast drive

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Thailand faces roadblocks in attracting travellers from the Middle East because of the complicated certificate of entry (COE) application process and costly Covid-19 tests [...] » More

Low-priced condos remain bright spot

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Low-priced condos with attractive designs near job clusters or schools continue to be popular as price-sensitive demand is strong amid poor market sentiment, according to [...] » More

WHA slashes investment spending

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

SET-listed WHA Corporation PCL, Thailand’s largest developer of built-to-suit logistics facilities, has maintained its revenue growth of 30 percent in 2021 but needs to [...] » More

Thailand: Migrants plead for vaccines as COVID takes lives, jobs

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 5:02 AM

When the first COVID-19 case was detected in the Thai border town of Mae Sot in April last year, *Hnin Hnin, was able to keep her school for migrant children open, spending [...] » More

Indictments issued over futsal graft

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Prosecutors yesterday indicted chief government whip Wirach Ratanasate, his wife and 85 others for graft in connection with the construction of futsal fields in Nakhon [...] » More

Exports need to be upgraded

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Thailand’s national trade strategy for 2022 to 2027 should focus on upgrading existing export products and services in alignment with modern technology. The government [...] » More

Return of tourism still on for October

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Tourism and Sports minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn has confirmed Bangkok, Chon Buri, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chiang Mai will begin implementing their tourism [...] » More

Prawit calls on PPRP old guard to support PM

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Deputy prime minister and Palang Pracharath (PPRP) leader Prawit Wongsuwon is asking party heavyweights to rally behind prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, amid an apparent [...] » More

Lacking government aid, Phuket nightlife advises opening as restaurants

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Phuket News | 5:02 AM

The president of the Patong Entertainment Business Association took a harsh stance against the long-term closures of nightlife venues in Phuket and the lack of assistance [...] » More

Illegal border crossers caught in Sai Yok

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Eleven Myanmar job seekers were arrested after they illegally crossed the border into Sai Yok district of this western border province on Tuesday night. Acting on information [...] » More

Thailand approves plan to lure a million foreigners to aid economy

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Thailand on Tuesday approved measures to attract “high potential” foreigners, including by providing longer term visas and tax benefits, as the Southeast Asian [...] » More

Thai man’s body found during search for missing expat on Koh Phi Phi

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | Phuket News | 5:02 AM

During the search for a well-known expat on Koh Phi Phi who has been missing since Saturday, the body of a Thai man was found, according to the Thai-language news outlet [...] » More

’10-20pct suffer long Covid’

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The Department of Medical Services (DoMS) has found about 10-20 percent of Thai Covid-19 patients are suffering a post-syndrome, also known as ‘long Covid’ [...] » More

Govt to entice rich expats

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

The cabinet has greenlighted an economic stimulus and investment promotion package aimed at attracting wealthy foreigners and highly skilled professionals from overseas to [...] » More

Buri Ram banks on K-pop star’s appeal

16-Sep-2021 Intellasia | BangkokPost | 5:02 AM

Buri Ram tourism officials are expecting to gain a windfall from K-pop star Lalisa “Lisa” Manoban, a member of Blackpink, spurring domestic tourism demand in the [...] » More