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Thursday, July 25, 2024

Reminder: New Visa on Arrival Limits in Effect At Midnight

BANGKOK — Just in case you forgot, new regulations on entering Thailand by land will become effective at midnight.

What is PromptPay? A Guide for Noobs.

Use an ATM or banking app and you’ve probably been nagged to register for a service called PromptPay. Maybe you’ve even gone ahead and done so without any idea what it is.

Misprinted 1 Baht Coins 40,000% More Valuable

BANGKOK — Search your pockets right now. Some of those 1 baht coins might actually be worth 400 times their official value.

Khaosan Road Won’t Return to Normalcy ‘Till 2021’

BANGKOK — The street associated with Bangkok’s tourism and free-wheeling parties is now shuttered in the dark, and a bar manager there said he didn’t expect the situation to improve by this year’s end.

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.

Bars, Cinemas, Salons, and Sport Stadiums Among Last to Reopen

BANGKOK — The government is expected to reopen businesses at a different pace depending on the level of coronavirus risks associated with the venues, according to a proposal submitted by the pandemic taskforce.

Thailand to Reopen to Vaccinated Tourists From 10 Countries

BANGKOK — Vaccinated travelers from countries declared to be at a low risk of coronavirus outbreak will soon be able to visit Thailand without having to undergo any quarantine, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday night. 

Bangkok Computer Expo Swept Up by Digital Gold Rush

BANGKOK — Thousands flocked to a computer expo over the weekend to snatch up components to mine online money.

Govt OKs Free Covid-19 Treatment for Foreigners – But the Money Never Arrived

BANGKOK — Foreigners suspected of having the coronavirus or diagnosed with it are supposed to be eligible for free treatment. But no one knows what happened to the funds.

Car Makers Slash EV Production, Chinese EVs Stranded at Thai Ports

Japanese manufacturers in Thailand have reduced production to a single shift and have stopped paying overtime to workers. Meanwhile, imported Chinese EVs are not selling, with over 10,000 cars parked idle at ports.


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