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  • 'Billionaire' groom who left bride with wedding debt arrested
    The self-professed billionaire groom who fled, leaving his Buri Ram bride with a huge wedding party debt, was arrested at Bangkok's Don Mueang airport upon returning from Hong Kong on Thursday night.
    18 October 2019
  • Dept pledges action over elephant deaths
    A conservationist has ended his hunger strike after the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation promised to meet this month to find a solution to the safety problem faced by wild elephants.
    18 October 2019
  • VAT refund for tourists hiked to B30,000
    The Revenue Department is set to raise the ceiling for value-added tax (VAT) refunds for tourists at downtown agents to 30,000 baht per traveller from 12,000 baht at present.
    18 October 2019
  • 'Defence' budget under attack
    The opposition attacked government spending plans for favouring the Defence Ministry and imposing "ineffective" economic stimulus measures, as three days of debate on the budget bill began in the House on Thursday.
    18 October 2019
  • Twin TAT campaigns aim to rake in B400m
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to roll out next month two campaigns -- Visit Thailand with 100 Baht and Shocking Price Weekday Travel -- hoping to generate 400 million baht in tourism income over the remaining months of this year.
    18 October 2019
  • Defence 'least transparent'
    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC)'s annual Integrity and Transparency Assessment (ITA) ranked the Defence Ministry as the least transparent state agency. The assessment typically gives state agencies a "C" grade.
    18 October 2019
  • EU and UK reach agreement on Brexit
    BRUSSELS: Negotiators from the UK reached an agreement with officials in Brussels on Thursday that could pave the way for Britain to finally break 46 years of ties with the European Union this month. The pound rose.
    17 October 2019
  • Royal barge procession rescheduled
    His Majesty the King has postponed the royal barge procession from Oct 24 to Dec 12, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam announced on Thursday.
    17 October 2019
  • House passes royal security decree in face of FFP opposition
    The House of Representatives on Thursday passed an executive decree on the partial transfer of army units, and budget, to a royal security command unit, in the face of strong opposition from the Future Forward Party (FFP).
    17 October 2019
  • Mad for it
    Life after Oasis isn't easy
    17 October 2019