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Gunman kills ex-wife at Bangkok shopping mall days after mass shooting

By Panarat Thepgumpanat

 

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - A man killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a shopping centre in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said, 10 days after a mass shooting at another mall in Thailand's northeast.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1148944-1-woman-killed-1-injured-in-bangkok-mall-shooting/?do=findComment&comment=15073292

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Koh Tao, mainland to be linked by submarine electric cables

By The Nation

 

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Narumon Pinyosinwat

 

The Cabinet has agreed to the Interior Ministry’s proposal to link Koh Tao to the mainland with submarine electrical cables at a cost of Bt1.76 billion.

 

Full Story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1148977-koh-tao-mainland-to-be-linked-by-submarine-electric-cables/

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THAI to increase screening procedures for Westerdam passengers who want to enter Thailand

By THE NATION

 

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Thai Airways International (THAI) has increased passenger screening procedures for flights from Cambodia after news that a passenger who was on board the Westerdam cruise ship that docked in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, had contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19), the airline announced on its Facebook page.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149026-thai-to-increase-screening-procedures-for-westerdam-passengers-who-want-to-enter-thailand/

 

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Thai Oil see rebound of petrochemical business

By THE NATION

 

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The margin of Thai Oil's petrochemical business group would be better this year, after falling to its lowest level in the last quarter of 2019 due to negative factors throughout the year, said Wirat Uanarumit, chief executive officer and president.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149027-thai-oil-see-rebound-of-petrochemical-business/

 

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E-commerce, digital content rise as virus outbreak takes hold in China

By The Nation

 

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TPSO’s director-general, Pimchanok Vonkorpon

 

The Trade Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO) says e-commerce and digital content are gaining ground in China amid the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149028-e-commerce-digital-content-rise-as-virus-outbreak-takes-hold-in-china/

 

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Dtac all set to launch 5G service in selected locations

By Sirivish Toomgum
THE NATION

 

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Sharad Mehrotra

 

Total Access Communication (dtac) is expected to kick off its 5G wireless broadband service on the newly acquired 26GHz band in selected locations by the first half of this year, its chief executive officer Sharad Mehrotra said today (February 18).

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149029-dtac-all-set-to-launch-5g-service-in-selected-locations/

 

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CPF prioritises animal welfare for safe and sustainable food production

By The Nation

 

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Payungsak Somyanontanakul, CPF's Vice President and chairman of the Animal Welfare Committee

 

Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF) has adhered to the best and sustainable practices on animal welfare for more than 20 years and its efforts have been recognised across the globe, said Payungsak Somyanontanakul, CPF's Vice President and chairman of the Animal Welfare Committee. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149030-cpf-prioritises-animal-welfare-for-safe-and-sustainable-food-production/

 

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“Alpine” scandal just tip of land-grabbing iceberg

 

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The fate of former Pheu Thai Party leader and former deputy prime minister Yongyuth Wichaidit, sent to two years in jail earlier this week in connection with the Alpine golf course scandal, is different things to different people. Sympathisers see the Thaksin connection, or a political conspiracy to be exact. Critics say he deservedly got it coming having served the powers–that–be instead of the people. To the neutrals, what is taking the Thai justice system so long?

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149032-“alpine”-scandal-just-tip-of-land-grabbing-iceberg/

 

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Gov’t eyes more investment from European investors

 

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BANGKOK(NNT) - The Prime Minister is promoting the Thailand 4.0 and Thailand +1 policies on economic development to EU-ASEAN Business Council delegates, as well as development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and enhancements to trade and investment regulations, to facilitate investment by both Thai and foreign business interests.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149034-thai-govt-eyes-more-investment-from-european-investors/

 

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PM Prayut to hand financial assistance to people affected by Korat attack

 

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BANGKOK(NNT) - Representatives of the Ministry of Finance and state-owned banks, have brought 12 million baht in donation to Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha. The donated money went to the Prime Minister’s Office Disaster Relief Fund to help those affected by the mass shooting on February 8 and 9, 2020, in Nakhon Ratchasima province.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149035-pm-prayut-to-hand-financial-assistance-to-people-affected-by-korat-attack/

 

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BOT expects 3% economic growth in 2021

 

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BANGKOK(NNT) - The Bank of Thailand has released its latest overview of the Thai economy, which it expects will grow more than 3 percent in 2021. Meanwhile the latest report by the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) reports 2.4 percent growth in 2019, but has downgraded 2020 GDP growth to only 1.5-2.5 percent.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149036-bot-expects-3-economic-growth-in-2021/

 

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Bloomberg qualifies for next debate after poll boost

By Jason Lange

 

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday qualified for this week's Democratic presidential debate in Nevada, putting him on the same stage as his rivals for the first time in the race for the party's nomination.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149037-bloomberg-qualifies-for-next-debate-after-poll-boost/

 

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Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

 

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A man wearing a face mask walks past a statue with a face mask on near the Qianmen pedestrian street, following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, in Beijing, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

 

(Reuters) - Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak:

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149038-factbox-latest-on-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond/

 

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Britain's row with Greece over treasures spills into Brexit tensions

By Gabriela Baczynska and John Chalmers

 

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FILE PHOTO: The Parthenon Marbles, a collection of stone objects, inscriptions and sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are displayed at the British Museum in London October 16, 2014. Hollywood actor George Clooney's new wife, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, made an impassioned plea on for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, in what Greeks hope may inject new energy into their national campaign. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/File Photo

 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A long-running dispute between Britain and Greece over ancient treasures has spilled into tensions over Brexit after a demand for the return of stolen cultural artefacts was added to the draft of a European Union negotiating mandate.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1149039-britains-row-with-greece-over-treasures-spills-into-brexit-tensions/

 

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