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News Thailand: Thailand's 'Big Dolphin' to emulate dad at golf World Cup

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/thailands-big-dolphin-emulate-dad-golf-world-cup-043007144--spt.html
Publicated on: onday 19 November 2018

Thailand's Prom Meesawat has a big weekend ahead. Not only will he emulate his dad by appearing at golf's World Cup, but his wife is due to give birth. Known as the "Big Dolphin" due to his burly phys...

News Thailand: Thailand Accelerates Blockchain Adoption

News source: http://fintechnews.sg/26253/thailand/thailand-blockchain-adoption/
Publicated on: Sunday 18 November 2018

Thailand has set out to become a major regional center for blockchain, thanks in large part to the government which has instigated several initiatives to facilitate the growth of the local blockchain ...

News Thailand: Thailand waives visa fees to boost tourist numbers

News source: https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/11/thailand-waives-visa-fees-to-boost-tourist-numbers/
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

Thailand is waiving visa on arrival fees for India and Chinese passport holders in a bid to boost tourist numbers. Source: Christian Balate/Shutterstock GOOD news for Indian passport holders as ...

News Thailand: Thailand's Switchgear market forecast 2018-2024 examined in new market research report

News source: https://www.whatech.com/market-research/energy/532980-thailand-s-switchgear-market-forecast-2018-2024-examined-in-new-market-research-report
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

According to 6Wresearch, Thailand Switchgear Market Revenues are projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.0% during 2018-24. Government initiatives such as Power Development Plan and Alternative Energy Develo...

News Thailand: Thailand protests over US TV show's portrayal of its monarchy

News source: http://www.asiaone.com/asia/thailand-protests-over-us-tv-shows-portrayal-its-monarchy
Publicated on: Sunday 18 November 2018

BANGKOK - Thailand's foreign ministry on Monday said it had complained to the producers of a US television show, "Madam Secretary", regarding the portrayal of the country's monarchy in an episode aire...

News Thailand: How Is Thailand Using Big Data?

News source: https://www.thailand-business-news.com/tech/70563-how-is-thailand-using-big-data.html
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

The big data industry in Thailand is expected to reach Bt17.7 billion in 2019, a growth of 16.4 per cent from this year’s Bt15.45 billion. With the second year of the “Thailand 4.0” two-decade plan co...

News Thailand: Thailand’s Smart Visa Requirements Made Easier

News source: https://www.thailand-business-news.com/visa/70619-thailands-smart-visa-requirements-made-easier.html
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

The Thai government has improved requirements and conditions for the Smart Visa in order to provide greater convenience for foreign investors and experts in targeted industries who are either already ...

News Thailand: Thailand needs 30 pct cut in rubber plantations: agriculture minister

News source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-11/21/c_137622275.htm
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

BANGKOK, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Thailand needs to substantially reduce its rubber plantations to combat the chronic rubber price slumps, said Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Kritsada Bunrat on Wedn...

News Thailand: Thailand Probes Boat Sinking, With Billions of Chinese Tourist Dollars at Stake

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/money/thailand-probes-boat-sinking-with-billions-of-chinese-tourist-dollars-at-stake/ar-BBPWJO3
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

BANGKOK—Thai accident investigators have begun a painstaking examination of a pleasure boat that sank in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists, with the goal of winning back the confidence of one of the s...

News Thailand: Thailand working with WEF on Digital ASEAN program

News source: http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/thailand-working-wef-digital-asean-program-234009
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

Bangkok – The World Economic Forum (WEF) is partnering with leading technological entities including Google, Microsoft, Cisco and Lazada to launch a Digital ASEAN program, aiming to develop digital sk...

News Thailand: Thailand’s Prayuth says open to invitation for PM candidacy

News source: https://asiancorrespondent.com/2018/11/thailands-prayuth-says-open-to-invitation-for-pm-candidacy/
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha speaks at a business forum on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore on Nov 13, 2018 THAILAND’S ...

News Thailand: Thailand sentences 3 to prison over smuggling of rhino horns

News source: http://www.pattayamail.com/featured/thailand-sentences-3-prison-smuggling-rhino-horns-234003
Publicated on: uesday 20 November 2018

Bangkok (AP) — A Thai court on Tuesday sentenced three people to prison over the smuggling of nearly two dozen rhinoceros horns from Ethiopia worth US$1.5 million. The bags carrying the 21 horns were ...