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Israel Signs Cyber Security MoU

07. July 2022

The Israeli National Cyber Directorate (INCD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thailand’s National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA) to enhance cyber security collaboration and protect the public from cyber threats. The ceremony was conducted on Wednesday in Bangkok. Orna Sagiv, the Israeli ambassador to Thailand, said the importance of cyber security should not be... Les mer >>>

Phuket Prepares Drills After Tsunami Fears

07. July 2022

In Phuket, a tsunami evacuation drill will be held on July 30, after a series of underwater earthquakes off the Nicobar Islands raised residents’ fears of an impending tsunami, governor Narong Woonciew said yesterday. The governor said he had instructed deputy governor Anuparp Rodkwan Yodrabam, the provincial disaster prevention and mitigation office and other agencies... Les mer >>>

Weed Warning From Singapore, S Korea

30. June 2022

Thai embassies in South Korea and Singapore are the latest to warn travellers from Thailand not to bring cannabis or cannabis products with them, as they could face a prison term or even the death penalty. These mark the latest in a growing list of Thai embassies warning Thais that cannabis is still illegal in... Les mer >>>

Panel Touts A Casino For Each Region

30. June 2022

Thailand could accommodate five casinos — one in each of its five regions — according to the House committee studying the feasibility of opening such entertainment complexes. Ideas for the legalisation of casinos to earn revenue, collect taxes from the complexes, as well as curb illegal casinos, slot machines and online gambling were discussed in... Les mer >>>

‘Post-Pandemic Day’ Edges Near

28. June 2022

The Public Health Ministry is ready to usher in the post-pandemic era on Friday, permanent secretary for public health Kiattiphum Wongrajit said on Monday. “We will keep to our schedule to announce the post-pandemic era on July 1. And what we expect to see is only small or medium clusters that will not do any... Les mer >>>

Cannabis Bill Vetting To Be Done By August

28. June 2022

Bhumjaithai Party MP Supachai Jaisamut, chairman of a House committee scrutinising the cannabis and hemp bill, said the committee should finish work on the bill by August. The committee has no intention of delaying the bill, Mr Supachai said. He said that decriminalisation of cannabis will help boost growers’ income and this should not be... Les mer >>>

Full Vaccination, Negative Tests Allow Quick Entry For Arrivals

27. June 2022

From July 1 travellers arriving by air must be fully vaccinated or test negative for Covid-19 to enter the country immediately, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand. CAAT said in a statement on Monday that it had informed airlines of the new arrival conditions, which take effect on Friday. It said the country... Les mer >>>