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Thailand to Welcome New Digital Ministry

Thailand will soon welcome its first new ministry in a decade as the National Legislative Assembly Friday approved the formation of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society.

Storm of Nerds, Rain to Descend on Siam Saturday

BANGKOK — Downtown’s busy Siam Square area will be more crowded than usual Saturday with two major nerd events going down as the effects of a powerful typhoon bear down on Bangkok.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Launches Podcast Series

BANGKOK — The foreign ministry is finally catching up with the 21st century.

Junta Readies ‘Great Firewall of Thailand’

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have taken steps toward achieving their stated desire of gaining greater control of internet use by creating a single gateway for all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom.
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J-Fest 2017: Japanageddon to Strike CentralWorld

BANGKOK — Bring all your pineapple pens to CentralWorld next month for three days of internet idols, manga artists, cosplayers, Samurai photo studio, wrestling matches and more from the Land of the Rising Fun.
The Bixby virtual assistant software of a Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus mobile phone translates a foreign language sign during a product preview in New York. Photo: Richard Drew / Associated Press

Samsung S9 Has Great Camera – Like Many Phones

NEW YORK — Samsung says its new Galaxy S9 phone features a "reimagined" camera, and it is indeed pretty darned good. But you might not want to shell out USD$720 (22,500 baht) or more for one just yet unless your current phone is already close to death.

A Turning Point for E3 as Game Makers Try New Tactics

LOS ANGELES — What's that in the sky? Is it a sign of E3's future? Or simply another hype-generating monstrosity?

Authorities Threaten to Ban Pokemon Go

BANGKOK — Telecommunications regulators threatened to ban Pokemon Go if developers refuse to restrict the areas where it is played.

Thai Banks Urged to Beef Up Security in Wake of Cyberactivism

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — Anxious about the possibility of looming cyberattacks, Thailand's banking association today called on its members to improve security measures and end the culture of data secrecy.

Boardgame Champ Preaches Gospel of ‘Catan’

BANGKOK — Settlers of Catan is more than just a resource-management board game for Songsit “Note” Phraepet, the Thailand Catan Champion of 2016 and owner of the Board Game Academy cafe in Thonburi.

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