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Thursday, September 21, 2017

How to Ease Thailand 4.0’s Traffic Torment

Just last month 19-year-old singer Suthida “Image” Chanachaisuwan took to the internet with a series of now deleted tweets expressing her displeasure with the public transportation network in Bangkok – no doubt a common frustration among commuters.

Thai Law: Secrets to Surviving the New Inheritance Tax

There are enormous tax breaks provided by the government. The problem is most people are completely unaware of them. Take the new inheritance tax...

Prayuth to Sign High-Speed Railway Contracts in China Next Week

BANGKOK — Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha will sign two ceremonial contracts authorizing the Chinese government to oversee construction of a high-speed railway project after...

Critics Say Prayuth Should Compensate Aussie Mine He Shut Down

BANGKOK — An Australian mining company on Monday denied it has settled with the military government a year after the junta leader used his...

4-Year Professional Visas Get Green Light

BANGKOK — A plan to offer four-year visas to highly skilled professionals and investors was endorsed Friday by the Cabinet. Those who obtain the so-called...

10-Year Visas Now Available: Thai Immigration

BANGKOK — The much awaited 10-year visa for foreign retirees is now available, the top commander of the immigration police said Wednesday. , though staff seem to be unaware of the announcement.

Dial-a-Shrink: New App to Expand Mental Health Care

BANGKOK — The recent suicide of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington got people talking about depression, mental health and where to find help in Thailand.

Google Gender Debacle Speaks to Tech Culture Wars, Politics

NEW YORK — The Google engineer who blamed biological differences for the paucity of women in tech had every right to express his views....

Brewer ThaiBev Buys KFC Thailand for 11.3B Baht

BANGKOK — The country’s largest brewer announced Tuesday it has acquired fast food chain KFC’s operations in Thailand.

Expert Says New Regulations Coerce Online Platforms to Self-Censor

BANGKOK — The final regulations written to facilitate the removal of online content under the new Computer Crime Act illustrate the government’s bid to...

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