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NBT reporter’s Line account hacked and used to borrow money

BANGKOK, 13th September 2018 (NNT)-Line app users have been warned of possible account hacking after someone used an NBT news reporter’s identity to borrow money from other people. Warut Kasetrat, the NBT news reporter, said he found out his Line account had been hacked after four of his friends told him about messages they received […]Read More

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Anti-dengue fever Line account launched to help people stay safe

BANGKOK, 28th August 2018 (NNT) – The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has launched a Line application account ‘Asa Prab Yoong’ to give people access to information on how to keep the dengue virus at bay. DDC Director-General Dr. Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai said today that the new communication channel was developed to teach people how to […]Read More

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Line Goes Down and Nation Spasms

BANGKOK — Some thought they’d been hacked. Others thought their loved ones had cut them off. A few took the opportunity to reflect on their technological dependence. When the most popular chatting application went down for several hours Thursday night, many Thais were more than just bereft of sending cute stickers to each other. Line […]Read More

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Netizens unimpressed by govt plan to spend Bt7 million on

THE government is launching a new set of Line stickers, at a cost of Bt7 million for production and distribution, despite the controversy that dogged its “12 values of virtues” sticker launched in 2014. The stickers will be available free of charge for the millions of Line application users across the country. The project, which […]Read More

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Line to Launch Taxi Service in Bangkok

BANGKOK — A new taxi-booking service will compete against rivals Grab and Uber, this time with the blessing of the government and taxi drivers. The local division of messaging juggernaut Line has joined forces with the Bangkok Taxi Cooperative Network and Land Transport Department to launch Line Taxi later this year, Line Thailand announced Monday. […]Read More

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LINE to report offensive texts and images to Thai authorities

BANGKOK, 28 October 2016 (NNT) – Executives of the mobile application LINE have cooperated with the Royal Thai Government to report any text messages or images deemed offensive to the Thai monarchy. Deputy Prime Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong made the announcement after his meeting with the executives in his capacity as acting Digital […]Read More

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‘Line’ Service Disrupted Nationwide

BANGKOK — Thailand’s most popular messaging service is reportedly suffering widespread service disruptions, according to its users. Line, a smartphone app widely depended on for both personal and professional communication, is not functioning for many users in Thailand, according to a torrent of complaints Friday on the company’s official Facebook page for Thailand. Read more: […]Read More

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LINE Sorry for Satirical Monarchy Stickers

BANGKOK — The Japanese company behind the chat application used by millions of Thais today apologized for briefly selling a set of cartoon ‘stickers’ that lampoon the Thai Royal Family. The apology came a day after LINE Corporation pulled the ‘stickers’ from its online store, and on the same day that police announced an investigation […]Read More