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Thursday, February 22, 2018

British Embassy Sold For 18B to Central Group

BANGKOK — The United Kingdom is due to get a little smaller with official word Wednesday that the British Embassy in Bangkok will be sold to a family-run conglomerate.

Thailand’s Amazing Tourism an Amazing Mess: New Minister

Unlike his predecessor, Weerasak Kowsurat has a no-punches spared assessment of how Thailand is positioned to manage its booming tourism.

5 Fun Facts About Bueng Kan, Thailand’s Newest Province

BUENG KAN — If a ranking was made about Thailand’s soon-to-be hot destinations, Bueng Kan would definitely clinch top spot. Though largely underrated for being hard to access, the 4,000-sqm province has a lot to offer.

Nation Multimedia Taken Over By Far-Right News Corp

BANGKOK — An ultraconservative news agency said Sunday that it has acquired the media conglomerate behind Thailand’s No. 2 English-language newspaper to “rescue” it from insolvency.

Modest Minimum Wage Hike Approved, 1st Since 2013

BANGKOK — The national minimum wage was increased by the military government Wednesday for the first time in nearly five years.

Airport Food Too Pricey? Tourism Minister Says He Doesn’t Eat There

BANGKOK — The new top tourism official had some straight talk for anyone unhappy about airport food prices: Don’t eat at the airport.

Bangkok’s 2nd Ikea – Southeast Asia’s Largest – Gets Date

BANGKOK — Hej! Fans of affordable Swedish furniture – and we know there are a lot of you – now have a date for navigating a new maze of oddly named products.

Thai Biz Law 101: So, It’s Time to Dissolve the Company

Why do companies dissolve? The common-sense answer? When a company ceases to do business, why keep it? Keeping dormant zombie companies incurs expenses for...

Dusit Thani Bangkok Postpones Closure Until January 2019

BANGKOK — An iconic five-star hotel in Bangkok postponed its date of closure until next January. The Dusit Thani Bangkok will remain open until 2pm...

PromptPay Restored After NYE Glitch

BANGKOK — An online money transferring service resumed its operations Sunday afternoon after these were halted without explanation in the morning of New Year’s Eve.

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