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Central Village on Aug. 28.

Central Village Vows to Open Despite Ongoing Dispute

SAMUT PRAKAN — A luxury outlet mall announced Wednesday that it will open this Saturday, despite an ongoing dispute with the operator of Suvarnabhumi...

Thai Exchangers Ban HK Money Stamped With ‘Anti-Govt’ Slogans

BANGKOK — Two popular money exchange services in Thailand said Friday they don't accept Hong Kong banknotes printed with political messages related to the ongoing protests.
Victoria's Secret Angels at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017 in Shanghai. Photo: Andy Wong / AP

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show ‘Triggered My Eating Disorder,’ Says Thai Model

For better or worse, the Victoria’s Secret Angels won’t be strutting down the runway in pink lingerie this year. Throughout the 2000s, Thais tuned...

Protesters to Sue if Gov’t Approves Economic Corridor Zoning

BANGKOK — Demonstrators from three eastern provinces promised Monday to take the government to court if it approves a new economic zoning law which they claim will severely affect their livelihoods.
An infographic of “12 Zodiac Animals” or “Pictures 12” provided by the Government Lottery Office on July 31, 2019.

Activist Protests New Gov’t ‘12 Zodiacs’ Lottery

BANGKOK — An activist decried the proposed opening of a new government lottery Thursday. The zodiac-based lottery “12 Zodiac Animals” or “Pictures 12” announced by...

Foreign Business Act: New Policy Friendly to Global Construction Companies

Beginning in 2017, foreign construction companies, with pleasant surprises, have found it convenient to launch their contracting business in Thailand with or without applications...
Anant “Nat” Kumsawang and Chutima “Yui” Panpong massaging another employee of Perception Massage.

Blind Eyes, Working Hands at Perception Massage

BANGKOK — After finishing giving a herbal ball massage, Nat puts on sunglasses and steps out of his workplace onto the busy road, cane in hand tapping the street.

Weed Laws: Cannabis License and Foreigners Growing Hemp

Over 30,000 citizens registered for an amnesty at the FDA in an illustration of how popular medical cannabis is in Thailand, and how it was secretly consumed by a large number of the local population.

Gov’t to Charge Tourists 100 Baht for Insurance

BANGKOK — Foreign tourists visiting Thailand will soon have to pay 100 baht on arrival on top of any visa fees for their mandatory health insurance, a tourism official said Thursday.
Wednesday’s edition of The Nation.

The Nation To Ditch Paper Edition: Source

BANGKOK — A major English-language newspaper is set to shutter its printed editions, a source said Wednesday.

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