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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Why You Will Probably Pay Less Income Tax This Year

BANGKOK — Those who earn less than 26,000 baht per month will not be required to pay personal income taxes under new tax code launched for 2017.

AIS to Stream HBO and Sell Google Chromecast

BANGKOK — A month after the realm lost access to HBO, the No. 2 mobile operator announced Monday it will soon stream all the...

NoGeo: TrueVisions to Drop 11 More Channels: NBTC

BANGKOK — Subscribers of the country’s largest cable provider will have even less to watch with news emerging it plans to drop nearly a dozen more major channels.

Don’t Brew Beer at Home (or in Toilet), Prayuth Says

BANGKOK — Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha used his podium at Government House on Tuesday afternoon to slam craft beer, saying rules forbidding making beer at home ensure hygiene and safety.

Pokemon Sales Power-Up Nintendo Q3 Profits

TOKYO — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. is reporting third quarter profit more than doubled from a year earlier on healthy sales of Pokemon game software.

Ready for Takeoff: FAA Clears AirAsia X for Flights to US

KUALA LUMPUR — AirAsia X announced it has become the first Asian budget airline win approval for direct flights to the United States.

Court Fines Man Arrested for Operating Home Microbrew

NONTHABURI — A Bangkok man arrested for making and selling beer at home said he expects to be released on bail Tuesday morning after spending three days in jail.

After 3-Month Delay, PromptPay Fully Launches Friday

BANGKOK — A much-touted national e-payment system delayed for several months will be fully operational throughout the country Friday, a top finance official said Monday.

Cabinet to Weigh Extending Free Tourist Visa Program

BANGKOK — The interim cabinet Tuesday afternoon will consider a request from a top tourism official to extend free tourist visas and discounted visas on arrival for another three months.

Thai Airways Promises Inquiry Into Rolls Royce Bribery

BANGKOK — Thai Airways on Wednesday launched an investigation over revelations that Rolls Royce paid 665 million baht in bribes to arrange for the purchase of its aircraft engines in Thailand.

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