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Cabinet approves Thailand’s accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty

The advisor to the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr. Nattaporn Jatusripitak, said on Tuesday that the weekly Cabinet meeting has resolved to endorse the new draft Chambers of Commerce Act and the new draft Trade Associations Act, which were originally passed into law in 1966 and have not been updated sin

THAIVISA.COM - 2018-10-17 07:36:00

Overwhelming Support for Decriminalizing Marijuana for Medical Use in Thailand

Of the 16,431 people who voiced their opinions on the issue, 16,264 voted in support of the bid to amend the narcotics law to make it legally possible for kanja to be used for medical research in the hope that medicines can be developed from the addictive drug for the treatment of certain diseases.

CHIANGRAITIMES.COM - 2018-10-17 05:40:00

Thailand News: Thailand's universal welfare 'at risk'

“We will organise a forum to hear political parties’ policies on the universal healthcare scheme, the country’s healthcare and problems facing the poor,” Nimit Tien-udom said yesterday on behalf of the People’s Network for State Welfare.

THAIVISA.COM - 2018-10-17 04:51:00

2019 AFC Asian Cup Rival Watch - UAE lose to Venezuela, Thailand and Bahrain win

In the build-up to the AFC Asian Cup 2019 that will be held in UAE in January, India's Group A rivals - UAE, Bahrain and Thailand - have been in action in the latest international break.

MSN.COM - 2018-10-17 02:15:29

Thailand Live Wednesday 17 Oct 2018

PUBLISHED ON WED, OCT 17, 2018 3:03 AMCan Thailand lure the Chinese back?By The ThaigerAfter half a decade of incredible growth in Chinese tourism to Thailand, the numbers are now in a tail-spin as numbers drop off around the country.Full story:

THAIVISA.COM - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Arturius and DTI sign MOA to build Counter Threat COE in Thailand

To this end, the company has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with a Thai government organisation, Defence Technology Institute (DTI), and local representative GCS Group Corporation Company.

ARMY-TECHNOLOGY.COM - 2018-10-16 23:00:36

JKN Global Media PCL Thailand Invests in Dalet For Media Management Transformation

Paris, France – October 16, 2018 –, a leading provider of solutions and services for media organizations and content professionals, announced today that JKN Global Media PCL Thailand (JKN) has invested in the Dalet Galaxy five Media Asset Management (MAM) and Workflow Orchestration platform to optim

TVTECHNOLOGY.COM - 2018-10-16 18:57:19

A Photo Finish? Thailand & Taiwan Race To Gay Partnerships

In Asia, there are currently no countries that have legalized same-sex marriage or civil unions. While Israel, Hong Kong, and Armenia recognize foreign marriages, they don’t license domestic ones. In fact, Armenia has a ban on domestic same-sex marriages.

INSTINCTMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-10-16 18:00:00

Photo Release: Indorama Ventures Supports the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s Sustainability Initiatives

PHOTO: From left to right, Ms. Dolhatai Likanasudh (Deputy Manager, Communications and Events, Corporate Communications, Indorama Ventures PCL), Ms. Sayumporn Laovachirasuwan (Deputy Manager, CSR, Corporate Communications, Indorama Ventures PCL), Mr.Krisada Sektrakul, Ph.D. (Senior Executive Vice Pr

THAIPR.NET - 2018-10-16 17:18:00

USSTRATCOM, Thailand sign agreement to share space services, data

Rear Adm. Richard Correll, director of plans and policy for USSTRATCOM, signed the agreement, which bolsters the United States’ and Thailand’s awareness in the space domain. The bilateral relationship between the United States and Thailand dates back to 1818, equating to 200 years of friendship.

AF.MIL - 2018-10-16 16:39:17

Runaway former sex offender nabbed in Thailand

BANGKOK, Oct. 16 (Yonhap) -- A registered sex offender who broke his electronic ankle and fled abroad six months ago was arrested in Thailand last week, the South Korean Embassy in Bangkok said Tuesday.

MSN.COM - 2018-10-16 15:41:00

Thailand on its way back to democracy?

Thailand's ruling military junta declared at the start of October that it was planning to hold the nation's much awaited next parliamentary elections sometime between February and March 2019. This was, however, not the first time it announced its plans for organizing the polls. The junta has so far

MSN.COM - 2018-10-16 15:13:30

Ibrahimovic meets Thailand cave rescue boys

All 12 members of the "Wild Boars" team, and their coach, were saved from an 18-day ordeal in northern Thailand on July 10 in a three-day rescue from Chiang Rai's Tham Luang Cave.

ESPN - 2018-10-15 14:32:00

Best Western Premier Collection To Arrive In Phuket, Thailand – Hospitality Net

The agreement was sealed with a signing ceremony attended by Mr. Dendanai Hutajuta, CEO of Rhom Bho Property PCL, the owner and developer of the new property, and Mr. Cyrill Czerwonka, Regional Director of Development of Best Western Hotels & Resorts-Asia, accompanied by senior executives from both

HOSPITALITYNET.ORG - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

More than 80 dance groups from around Thailand compete in “SHOW DC Dance Battle Revolution”

Dancers from all around Thailand took part in the recent SHOW DC Dance Battle Revolution 2018, which saw more than 80 dance groups going head-to-head for the inaugural championships crowns in three categories: B-Boy, Hip Hop and Cover Dance. Held at the popular shopping mall and entertainment mega-c

THETHAIGER.COM - 2018-10-16 02:42:12

Can Thailand lure the Chinese back?

NewsThailandPhuketBangkokPattayaKoh SamuiHua HInChiang MaiChiang RaiKrabiPhang NgaNorth-East ThailandSouth ThailandSE AsiaWorldBusinessNews DeskOpinionOther NewsCan Thailand lure the Chinese back?Thaiger Radio News – TuesdayMore than 80 dance groups from around Thailand compete in “SHOW DC Dance Bat

THETHAIGER.COM - 2018-10-16 07:58:46

Thailand To Devise Aviation Safety Master Plan

As part of its effort to meet international safety standards, the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has embarked on a Safety Master Plan (SMP) to review and revise regulations and procedures. According to the director general of CAAT, Chula Sukmanop, the authority will finish its work by 2

THAIVISA.COM - 2018-10-16 04:57:00

Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand expects growth after rebranding

Prior to the rebranding exercise, the firm will modernise its stores and expand its menu. The brand has already shifted focus to the coffee business this year, resulting in an overall sales increase of 10 per cent.

RETAILNEWS.ASIA - 2018-10-16 04:17:25

Thailand set to legalize same-sex unions

BANGKOK -- Thailand may have a reputation for acceptance when it comes to the transgender females that perform in the capital's extravagant cabaret shows, but the country's legal system, like many in Southeast Asia, has traditionally been less accommodating to the LGBT community.This appears to be c

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW - 2018-10-16 04:02:00

Thailand Seeks to Strengthen Copyright Law

The proposed law would require internet service providers, from web hosts to search engines, to set policies that would block users who repeatedly post stolen material. Internet companies would have to enact standard technical measures to detect infringing content. It also would grant copyrights for

CHIANGRAITIMES.COM - 2018-10-16 03:23:00