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Phuket News
PHUKET XTRA: VIDEO: Thai MP: Cannabis & Hemp bill to be vetted by August || June 29
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Man fined B500 for ghost-driving on Thepkrasattri Rd
PHUKET: A man has been fined B500 for driving his car in the wrong direction along a busy section of Thepkrasattri Rd in Koh Kaew on Monday (June 27).
FDA approves use of Evusheld
BANGKOK: The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Evusheld, a combination of long-acting antibodies, for prevention of COVID-19, FDA director Paisal Dankhum said today (June 29).
Cinema trip for students as part of sustainable eduction drive
PHUKET: Over 1,200 local school children received a treat today as they ventured from the classroom to the cinema at Central Festival Phuket to watch the latest Hollywood blockbuster Jurassic World.
Ready for BIE inspection for Phuket Expo 2028 bid, urges Governor
PHUKET: Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew yesterday (June 28) delivered his message for all government agencies on the island ready for an inspection visit by representatives of the  Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) later this month as part of Thailand’s bid for Phuket to host World Specialised Expo in 2028.
Insomniacs get weed treatment
BANGKOK: The government said it supports Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital in using cannabis to treat insomnia as it aims to tap the B2.4-trillion global sleeping pill business.
Phuket marks 1.7mn tourists up until June
BANGKOK: Phuket has welcomed more than 1.7 million visitors during the first five months of this year, generating over B26 billion in revenue for the resort island, says the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
Ghislaine Maxwell gets 20 years for sex trafficking
NEW YORK: Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison yesterday (June 28) for helping late financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls, capping the former socialite’s sordid fall from grace.
Phuket marks 48 new COVID cases, no deaths
PHUKET: The latest Phuket Provincial Public Health Office (PPHO) daily COVID situation report has marked 48 new local infections confirmed across the island yesterday (June 28), bringing the total number of infections recorded since Jan 1 to 53,472.
Cabinet waives tariffs on car seats
BANGKOK: The cabinet yesterday (June 28) agreed to waive tariffs on child safety seats until the end of next year to allow more time to promote their use.
 
Thaiger
Thailand News Today | Govt officials slammed for wasting tax money

  Government officials have been slammed by the public for wasting taxpayer money. Thai netizens have slammed government officials in the central province of Pathum Thani for wasting taxes on a pointless trip to Phang Nga and Phuket. Government officials from the Mueng ท่าโขลง District were supposed to be taking part in a working seminar to develop women’s potential in Phang Nga, and Phuket, from June 23 – 26. But the non-profit organisation, Anti-Corruption of Thailand, criticised the government on its Facebook page, saying they used the 490,000 baht trip as a holiday. The pictures posted on the non-profit organisation’s […]

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Thai health chief received special drug due to obesity, not privilege

A Thai doctor and netizens have questioned the Covid-19 treatment plan in Thailand after the Deputy PM and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul received a Molnupiravir shot even though he only had mild symptoms. The Department of Medical Services insisted that no special privileges were involved and the politician received the vaccine because he is considered to be in a high-risk group due to his obesity. The Molnupiravir vaccine can help reduce the severity of coronavirus and death rates by about 30%. Three months ago, the Department of Medical Services announced that Molnupiravir was included in the kingdom’s Covid treatment […]

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What makes Chiang Mai one of the best destinations to live in (2022)

Chiang Mai has always been a popular place to live among expats, digital nomads, and retirees – and it’s easy to see why. Often called Thailand’s “Capital of the North,” the city is full of magic and wonder. With its relaxed atmosphere, gleaming temples, fascinating culture, lush green surroundings, and international restaurants, it has something to offer everyone. Living in Chiang Mai provides you with the perfect mix of fantastic traditional Thai culture and modern convenience.  If you’ve been thinking about living in Chiang Mai, but still aren’t sure if it’s a great idea, here are some of the reasons […]

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Pattaya police make more promises to stop gold theft against Indian tourists

Police are making more promises to end Pattaya’s problem with gold theft against Indian tourists. This news follows a string of incidents where thieves have snatched gold necklaces from Indian travellers in recent months. Suspects often flirt with the tourists and touch them, asking them to come to their hotel with them. Victims often realise they have been robbed after they manage to push the thieves away. Pattaya police already announced last month that a ‘specialised’ police patrol force would be formed to monitor any inappropriate incidents in tourist areas or crimes against tourists. But Pattaya’s tourist police chief, Pitchaya […]

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400 new drinking fountains to be restored to Bangkok streets

Four hundred new pedestal drinking fountains will be reinstalled on Bangkok’s pavements. In December last year, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration assigned the Metropolitan Waterworks Authority to demolish 400 public drinking fountains from the city’s paths, that were first introduced in 1999, because they were old, creaky, and lacked maintenance. Metropolitan pedestrians complained to the authorities that they were unable to use the fountains because they were unhygienic, the water was contaminated, and they caused an obstruction to passersby. Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittpunt announced yesterday that discussions were underway with the MWA to reconstruct the new public pedestal drinking fountains. Chadchart says […]

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Bike racing tourists disturb Pattaya locals

Bike racers are getting in the way of Pattaya locals and other drivers near Second Pattaya Road. The bikers have been racing each other up and down Soi 18 at night time, often suddenly turning or stopping and not giving way to others passing by, according to Pattaya Police Chief Krirkrit Saiwana. A video shared on social media shows a large group of bikers zooming through the area. They sometimes force other drivers to wait for them to squeeze by, and some of the drivers loudly yell “Whoo”. A motorcycle taxi rider alerted police about the street racers. Chief Krirkrit […]

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More than 100 foreigners in Phuket swindled by visa agency

More than 100 foreigners in Phuket enlisted the help of a non-profit organization and a class action lawyer after they were swindled out of thousands of baht by visa agents. Asia Titan Group ATG, and Phuket Siam Corporation Service, are 2 of the visa agencies named by foreigners who were lured into handing over cash for a visa extension. The travellers later found out the agencies had scarpered with the money and their status showed they had overstayed their welcome. The non-profit organisation, Help Crime Victim Club, on Sunday poked fun at the Phuket police on its Facebook page for […]

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Thai Airways has sold 11 of its old aircraft, 26 to go

Thai Airways has managed to sell the first 11 aircraft out of a total of 37 it has put up for sale as part of its bankruptcy recovery program. The airline’s acting president, Chansin Treenuchagron, ay Thailand’s transport minister has permitted Thai Airways to sell 1 older Boeing 737-400 plane and 10 Boeing 747-400 ‘Jumbo’ jets. Thai Airways had found buyers for the 11 furloughed aircraft but Thailand’s Civil Air Operating Licence required authorisation from the minister in charge. Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob has now permitted to dispose of the 11 aircraft. Meanwhile, the national airline has been trying to […]

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Officials to build new sky walk and glass terrace in Phuket

Officials in Phuket plan to build 2 new structures in different parts of the island province. A skywalk is planned for Phuket’s southern village of Rawai, and a glass terrace is planned for Surin Beach in the northern Thalang district. The President of the Phuket Provincial Administration Organisation, Rewat Areerob, said that Phuket is trying to build more landmarks to draw more tourists. Rewat told The Phuket Express that the skywalk and glass terrace will be free of charge for all visitors. “We want to attract more tourists to Phuket with new places other than the famous places that some of […]

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Thai state bank offers loans to LGBTQ+ couples for first time

Thailand’s state-run Government Housing Bank has taken a progressive step forward by offering mortgage loans to couples in the LGBTQ+ community. The move by the Bangkok-based financial institution could lead the way forward for more change, such as same-sex marriage in Thailand, after the bank’s pioneering move made it easier for the Thai Pride community to own their own home. The GH Bank previously limited co-borrowing to couples or persons with family ties. To celebrate the move the bank has launched a new mortgage package called My Pride, offering the minimum retail rate minus 2.40% per year for the first […]

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Bangkokpost.com : Top Stories
1.7m people visit Phuket up until June
Phuket has welcomed more than 1.7 million visitors during the first five months of this year, generating over 26 billion baht in revenue for the resort island, says the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
Why the Oil Fuel Fund is overburdened
The Energy Ministry an­-nounced that the mounting debt of the state Oil Fuel Fund exceeded 100 billion baht as of yesterday. While a recent nudge from Kla Party leader Korn Chatikavanij, a former finance minister, shed more light on pressing issues surrounding energy and resulting in the government requesting cooperation from oil refineries to channel their profits into the fund, no subsidies for...
Outrage at Green Line fare
City Hall plans to charge a fare of up to 59 baht for the BTS Skytrain Green Line electric rail service, drawing criticism from a consumer protection group which says the fare should not exceed 44 baht.
Anutin has Covid, absent from cabinet meeting
Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul tested positive for Covid-19 on returning from meetings in France and Switzerland and was unable to attend the weekly cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
'Post-pandemic Day' edges near
The Public Health Ministry is ready to usher in the post-pandemic era on Friday, permanent secretary for public health Kiattiphum Wongrajit said on Monday.
The hybrid leadership challenge
I've noticed an increasing interest in hybrid workplace leadership approaches, both in the media and in conversations I have been part of.
2,236 new Covid cases, 16 more deaths
The country registered 2,236 more Covid-19 cases and 16 new fatalities during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning.
Nonbinary airline passengers ask: What’s gender got to do with it?
In late May, chef Silver Cousler flew to Miami from Asheville, North Carolina, to have a “last hurrah” party before getting married and a new restaurant opening. While booking the flight, Cousler, who identifies as nonbinary and uses the pronoun “they,” felt like they had “a split-personality disorder” when the Delta Air Lines website required them to choose either “male” or...
Aviation industry upbeat on outlook for H2
The aviation industry is finally seeing signs of optimism as it tries to rebound from a major crisis, although the recovery path appears to be uneven across the globe, particularly in Asia-Pacific as a result of remaining restrictions.
Bangkok Metropolitan Administration selects 7 protest sites
City Hall has designated seven sites where people can hold demonstrations in Bangkok under the Public Assembly Act, though rally organisers have to seek prior permission and follow related laws.
 
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Bangkokpost.com : Most recent
Biggest currency rout since 1997 puts Asia central banks in bind
The surge in the dollar has set Asian currencies on course for their worst quarter since 1997 and created a dilemma for central bankers.
Thailand betting on dramatic 'boys' love' tourism boom
TOKYO: Thailand has begun a campaign to attract international tourists, and especially Japanese travellers, using the popularity of homegrown productions of "boys' love," or BL dramas, as a drawcard.
Govt to end special insurance coverage for Covid-19 patients
Medical services for Covid-19 patients must be paid for by their own or by pre-existing health insurance schemes after Thailand enters a post-pandemic stage on July 1, the government said.
Turkey seeks extraditions from Finland, Sweden under NATO deal
ISTANBUL: Turkey said Wednesday it would seek the extradition of 33 alleged Kurdish militants from Sweden and Finland under a deal to secure Ankara's support for the Nordic countries' NATO membership bids.
France awaits verdicts in marathon 2015 terror attacks trial
PARIS: A French court is to hand down verdicts Wednesday against 20 men accused over the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris, after a marathon 10-month trial that reopened the scars of modern France's worst peacetime atrocity.
166 illegal Myanmar migrants repatriated
RANONG: A total of 166 Myanmar nationals who had entered Thailand illegally were returned to their homeland from this southern coastal province on Wednesday, the Thailand Maritime Enforcement Command Centre Region 3 said.
Govt to sell B272bn of bonds
Thailand plans to sell up to 272 billion baht of government bonds in the July-September period as part of debt management plans, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Taiwan rebuffs Philippines complaint about S. China Sea live fire drills
TAIPEI: Taiwan on Wednesday rebuffed a complaint from the Philippines about live fire drills around a Taiwan-controlled island deep in the South China Sea, saying it had the right to do so and always issues a warning of its exercises.
Giuliani on defensive after uproar over assault claim
NEW YORK: Two days after Rudy Giuliani claimed a worker had assaulted him at a Staten Island supermarket, the once-vaunted former mayor was spending Tuesday morning like many men his age: complaining about his aches and pains.
Prisoners clean Bangkok sewers after pandemic delay
Flecked with sewage, a prisoner grapples with an overflowing bucket as he and his fellow inmates clean Bangkok's congested drains for the first time in two years.
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