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Government announces 15-year free basic education

Invoking Section 44 of the interim charter, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha in his capacity as head of the NCPO issued an order making it mandatory for the state to provide 15-year free basic education to Thai youths from kindergarten level up to Mathayom 6 level effective as of today. Referring to the policy of the […]Read More

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Government has no plan to end free bus, train journeys

BANGKOK, 22 November 2015 (NNT) – The Government says it has no plan to bring an end to the long-running program of providing free buses and trains to the public. Maj Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd, government spokesperson, said Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has a clear policy and commitment to reduce the living expenses of the […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok buses to get free WiFi

Telecommunication regulators has granted a licence to Plan B Media Plc to provide ad-supported free WiFi service on air-conditoned public buses in Bangkok. The telecommunication panel of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission approved the licence at its meeting on Friday. Read more: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POSTRead More

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No more free rides for bus and train in November

Beginning November there will be no more free bus and train rides as the government considered the free service has been its heavy financial burden. But half price fare will be introduced for the elderly and the handicapped, while students enjoyed more privileges paying just one to two thirds of the fare. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More

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Free buses and trains for six more months

BANGKOK, 27 January 2015 (NNT) – The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed to extend free buses and trains for another six months, from 1 February to 31 July 2015. Government Spokesman Yongyuth Maiyalarp said the free bus and train project was one of the government’s assistance measures for the less fortunate people, especially students and the […]Read More

Technology

Free Wi-Fi service for tourists in four key tourist attractions

BANGKOK, 26 December 2013 (NNT) – CAT Telecom has opened free Wi-Fi services in four tourist attractions in the hope of helping promote visiting Thailand campaigns. CAT Telecom, the country’s largest telecommunication service provider, in cooperation with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, has launched “Travelling Thailand Nationwide, Online Worldwide”, a service aimed at increasing online […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok to gain more free WIFI spots

BANGKOK, May 4 – A Bt950 million fund will be allocated to set up an additional 150,000 free public WIFI service spots in Bangkok, according to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC). In cooperation with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, free WIFI service at a speed of 2 Mbps will give Internet […]Read More