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Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tourism Ministry Planning 'Celebrities Selfies' Campaign

BANGKOK – The Ministry of Tourism and Sports is hoping to promote tourism in Thailand by inviting "international celebrities" to take selfies in front of top attractions across the Kingdom.

Japan to Allow Casino Gambling at ‘Integrated Resorts’

TOKYO — Japan's parliament approved Thursday a law on "integrated resorts" that is the first major hurdle in allowing casinos to set up shop in the wealthy nation.

Line Opens on NYSE Today After $1.1 Billion IPO

NEW YORK — Investors looking to ride the mobile messaging craze — get in line.
Asian Stocks Fall After IMF Downgrades Economic Outlook

Asian Markets Rise on Hopes for Interest Rate Cuts

SINGAPORE — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on news that the Reserve Bank of Australia may cut interest rates, driving hopes that other...

Home of CP Chairman’s Brother Found to Infringe on Forest

TRAT — Maritime officials said a residence belonging to an executive at the nation’s largest corporate conglomerate sits illegally on nearly 60 rai (9.6 hectares) of protected forest land.

Samet Residents Complain Island Music Fest an Unwelcome Mess

RAYONG — A music festival on Ko Samet suspended ticket sales Thursday after the island community complained it benefits only the organizer and leaves behind nothing but garbage.
A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in July in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Koji Sasahara / Associated Press

Asian Markets Rise on China-US Trade Prospect

SINGAPORE — Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday after a report suggested that the leaders of China and the U.S. could be endorsing...

Verdict on Ford Class Action Due Friday

BANGKOK — A ruling is expected Friday in a landmark class action brought by 300 customers against Ford Motor Co.

Tourism Sector to Launch ‘Moral Support’ Campaign for China

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — A massive event will be launched by the Thai tourism sector to give moral support to all Chinese people in the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19, said Chairat Trirattanajarasporn, president of the Tourism Council of Thailand, on Tuesday.

Choo Choo! Thai-Chinese High-Speed Train Contract Inked

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — A key contract for work on the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway from Bangkok to northern Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima was signed here on Wednesday, injecting new vitality to the country's sluggish economy.



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