Month: October 2019

News

Prayut says Thailand Has 6 Months to Discuss GSP with

BANGKOK, Oct 28 (TNA) – Thai authorities still have six months to discuss with the United States its decision to suspend tariff exemption under its Generalized System of Preferences for Thai exports, Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said. Gen Prayut said that the US suspended GSP for not only Thailand but also other […]Read More

News

Pope’s Mass set to spill beyond Bangkok stadium

Tens of thousands of Catholics are expected to attend the Holy Mass given by Pope Francis at the National Stadium on Nov 21. Up to 70,000 Catholics from across Thailand and neighbouring countries have so far registered to attend the Mass, said to Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (CBCT) on Monday. Full story: Bangkok Post […]Read More

Asia

‘He Died Crying and Screaming’: Trump Confirms Daesh Leader Baghdadi

On Saturday night, the president left a mysterious tweet, writing that “something very big has just happened,” with the White House later saying he would make an announcement on Sunday morning. President Trump has confirmed that US special forces have killed Daesh (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. “Last night the US brought the world’s number […]Read More

Phuket

Mandatory health insurance for retirees falls flat as ‘Non-Imm O’

PHUKET: Phuket Immigration this week finally confirmed that the mandatory health insurance requirement for people staying in the country on permits to stay under “Non-Immigrant O-A” visa status do not apply to those staying under the general “Non-Immigrant O” visa. The admission renders enforcing the mandatory health insurance requirement pointless as Phuket Immigration this week […]Read More

Technology

Samsung admits to Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor bug

PanARMENIAN.Net – A flaw that means any fingerprint can unlock a Galaxy S10 phone has been acknowledged by Samsung, the BBC reports. It promised a software patch that would fix the problem. The issue was spotted by a British woman whose husband was able to unlock her phone with his thumbprint when it was stored […]Read More

News

Thais in Barcelona warned to stay away from protest areas

The Thai Embassy in Madrid, Spain, has warned Thai people living in or travelling to Barcelona to avoid protest areas and to keep themselves abreast of the latest news about the protests in the city before travelling this weekend. The Embassy said that protests were planned for today (Saturday) on Calle de la Marina Road […]Read More

Bangkok

Chinese man arrested with fake credit cards in Bangkok

A 36-year-old Chinese man has been arrested in Bangkok on charges of using counterfeit credit cards forged with his compatriots’ data. Feng Yi Sheng was arrested at the Lumpini Place condominium on Rama IX Road in Huai Khwang district on Friday, said Pol Col Padol Jandon, a superintendent of the Economic Crime Suppression Division. Full […]Read More

Asia

Security Forces Gun Down 7 IS-linked Militants in the Southern

Security forces killed seven suspected members of an Islamic State-inspired militant group during a clash in the southern Philippines, the military said Friday. Combined police and military forces attacked the suspects’ hideout in a village in southern Midsayap town on Wednesday, sparking a firefight that led to the casualties, local infantry commander Lt. Col. Glen […]Read More