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  • Thai authorities tackle surge in cheap Chinese imports
    by Alex Morgan on February 22, 2024 at 1:25 am

    A surge in cheap Chinese products flooding Thai markets, particularly through e-commerce platforms, has prompted Thai authorities and organisations to seek measures to protect local producers. The influx has negatively impacted local small manufacturers of household goods and has boosted calls for the Revenue and Customs departments to expedite their efforts in controlling this wave … The story Thai authorities tackle surge in cheap Chinese imports as seen on Thaiger News.

  • New EV incentives boost investment in Thai automotive sector
    by Alex Morgan on February 22, 2024 at 1:03 am

    The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has expressed its confidence in the transformative potential of the new electric vehicle (EV) incentive packages, anticipating a significant boost to investment in the automotive sector and related businesses. As Thailand strives for sustainable economic growth and enhanced competitiveness, surges in investment are vital, particularly in the targeted S-curve … The story New EV incentives boost investment in Thai automotive sector as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Thailand braces for 38-degree heatwave with potential thunderstorms
    by Nattapong Westwood on February 22, 2024 at 12:47 am

    Thailand faces a scorching day with temperatures peaking at 38 degrees Celsius and scattered thunderstorms in some areas, the Meteorological Department warns. The latest weather forecast anticipates strong southerly and southeasterly winds affecting the northeastern, lower central, and eastern regions of the country, creating the potential for thunderstorms in these areas. In the period from … The story Thailand braces for 38-degree heatwave with potential thunderstorms as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Three distinct prehistoric animal fossils unearthed in Khon Kaen
    by Mitch Connor on February 22, 2024 at 12:33 am

    A new discovery has surfaced in the Tambon Muang Wan region of Nam Phong district, Khon Kaen, as fossils of three different prehistoric animals have been unearthed. This comes as an addition to the previous findings in the same area. The analysis of the collected fossils is being undertaken by a team led by Sasa-On … The story Three distinct prehistoric animal fossils unearthed in Khon Kaen as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Chon Buri couple offers 100,000 baht for their missing cat
    by Nattapong Westwood on February 22, 2024 at 12:25 am

    An elderly couple from Chon Buri province is offering a substantial reward of 100,000 baht (US$ 2,787) for the return of their beloved missing cat, Miaow Miaow. The feline, a unique 12 year old neutered male weighing approximately 5 kilograms, has been part of their family since 2011 when he wandered into their home and … The story Chon Buri couple offers 100,000 baht for their missing cat as seen on Thaiger News.

  • High-speed car chase in Ayutthaya ends with crash and drug arrest
    by Nattapong Westwood on February 22, 2024 at 12:12 am

    A high-speed car chase on Asia Road in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province ended in a dramatic crash and arrest yesterday at 6.30pm. Police apprehended a 34 year old factory worker after his blue Mitsubishi Mirage, with the license plate กน 5928, flipped several times and came to a wrecked halt at kilometre 10 in … The story High-speed car chase in Ayutthaya ends with crash and drug arrest as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Thai businesses fear cost surge due to potential minimum wage hike
    by Alex Morgan on February 22, 2024 at 12:03 am

    Businesses in Thailand are bracing for a potential increase in operating costs, following the government’s proposition to raise the daily minimum wage to 400 baht (US$ 11) within the year. The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has expressed its concern over the implications of this wage hike, particularly on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which … The story Thai businesses fear cost surge due to potential minimum wage hike as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Southern Thailand sees room revenue surge due to European visitors
    by Alex Morgan on February 21, 2024 at 11:51 pm

    Southern provinces of Thailand are experiencing a boost in room revenue in the first quarter, thanks to extended stays by European visitors. This increase has occurred despite the lesser number of tourists from China. Room rates have reached a new high, setting a record. Pongsakorn Ketprapakorn, the ex-president of the Tourism Council of Phangnga predicted, … The story Southern Thailand sees room revenue surge due to European visitors as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Israel-Hamas War: Live news and updates
    by Thaiger on February 21, 2024 at 11:03 am

    Palestinian militant factions, notably Hamas, instigated a full-blown assault against Israel from the Gaza Strip on 7 October 2023. The assault, the first of its magnitude since the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, saw the militants penetrate the heavily fortified Gaza–Israel barrier and infiltrate Israeli settlements and military bases through the Gaza border crossings. The Hamas-led offensive, … The story Israel-Hamas War: Live news and updates as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Thailand DIP organises online cartoon script competition
    by Mitch Connor on February 21, 2024 at 11:00 am

    In a collaboration between the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), KP Comics Studios, and Kakao Webtoon Thailand, an online cartoon competition promises to be a game-changer for aspiring writers. Director-General of the DIP, Wuttikrai Leewiraphan, champions the cause. “We’re putting the spotlight on intellectual property, blending Thai cultural influence with cutting-edge digital trends like webtoons.” … The story Thailand DIP organises online cartoon script competition as seen on Thaiger News.