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Prices surge into danger zone

A vendor prepares pork for sale at Yaowarat market in Bangkok’s Chinatown on Jan 13 as prices soar.  Apichart Jinakul Growing concern over food and energy prices has both the state and private sectors uneasy about an economic nightmare rapidly approaching. Government measures to control living costs, including seeking cooperation from businesses to cap their […]Read More

Govt ‘ready’ to host 2022 Apec meet

Govt ‘ready’ to host 2022 Apec meet Boosting MSMEs on the agenda Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has announced that Thailand is fully prepared to serve as host this year for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, says government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana. “It is a crucial opportunity for Thailand to promote trade in the Asia-Pacific region,” […]Read More

PM upbeat despite threat of new party

A video posted on government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana’s TikTok account shows Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha singing briefly about never giving up while chairing a meeting at Government House on Friday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha vowed not to give up fighting for the good of the country on Friday amid speculation that he would face growing […]Read More

PM rules out early election

PM rules out early election PPRP purge will lead to ‘uncertainty’ Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha holds a media briefing after a meeting of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration at Government House on Thursday. (Government House photo) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday he has no plan to reshuffle the cabinet or call snap […]Read More

Expansion of Suvarnabhumi airport begins July

Saksayam: Ready in March 2025 Suvarnabhumi airport’s 7.8-billion-baht expansion project is expected to begin in July with bidding to choose a contractor, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said on Tuesday. Already approved by the cabinet, Airports of Thailand’s (AoT) board and the government’s committee on Suvarnabhumi airport’s capacity enhancement, the so-called East Expansion project will take […]Read More

Omicron out-muscles Delta as cases surge

Omicron out-muscles Delta as cases surge New variant cause of 90% of infections A woman seeking a Covid-19 test is directed to a royally donated mobile laboratory stationed at the Royal Thai Army Medical Department in Bangkok on Tuesday. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool) Bangkok alone has now surpassed 10,000 new cases since the beginning of the […]Read More

Anutin backs restoring Test & Go as Omicron fears ease

Tourists arrive at Phuket airport on Dec 22, 2021. (Photo: Achadthaya Chuenniran) Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul will propose restoring the Test & Go programme to win back overseas visitors and accelerate the economic recovery. The minister said on Monday he will ask the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to […]Read More

Civil Aviation Board extends relief

Civil Aviation Board extends relief Airports across country to benefit All about queues: People wait for their turn to get a Covid-19 vaccine shot at the Thai-Japanese Bangkok Youth Centre in Ding Daeng. Jabs are being given to up to 2,000 people per day. (Photo: Apichart Jinakul) The Civil Aviation Board (CAB) has extended relief […]Read More

Govt mulls easing virus curbs

Govt mulls easing virus curbs Anutin says Omicron variant ‘less severe’ Tourists relax on a beach on Koh Samui in Surat Thani. (Photo: Supapong Chaolan) The Public Health Ministry will propose easing Covid-19 curbs in light of the diminishing threat posed by the virus’s Omicron variant. Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul […]Read More

Crocodile goes onto the menu

Crocodile farms are offering the reptile’s meat as a cheaper alternative to pork, the price of which has now soared to more than 200 baht per kilogramme. In Nakhon Pathom, a crocodile farmer has turned the situation to his advantage by selling meat on his Facebook page. The owner of Hia Sak Farm, who asked […]Read More