Category Archives: Thai general news

THAILAND: Internet experts suggest better alternatives to ‘single gateway’

THE “single gateway” idea touted by the government is neither an effective tool to prevent cyber-attacks nor a good way of blocking websites that insult the monarchy, academics and Internet experts warned yesterday. Rather, it is a “big brother” approach … Continue reading

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Dual Price System in Thailand

Giving Foreign Tourists the Right to Choose read more

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THAILAND: Governor’s killer on parole

After spending more than 14 years behind bars, the man who murdered the governor of Yasothon province is out on parole. Major Chalermchai Matchaklam left Bang Kwang Central Prison on Wednesday. The prison’s chief, Suraphol Kaewparadai, said yesterday that Chalermchai … Continue reading

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THAILAND: Single gateway protest halts government websites

Internet users Wednesday night protested the plans for a single gateway by attacking and bringing down the main websites of the prime minister, the Defence Ministry and the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology. Communications experts said “denial of service” … Continue reading

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$5.9 bn foreign funds flow out of Thailand

An amount of foreign capital worth US$5.9 billion has left Thailand so far this year, according to the Bank of Thailand. read more

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THAILAND: New army chief promises to stay in step

Incoming army chief Gen Thirachai Nakwanich has pledged to strengthen the army and continue support for the government and the junta’s National Council for Peace and Order. Gen Thirachai, who will officially take over on Oct 1, gave this assurance … Continue reading

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THAILAND / UNITED NATIONS: Ban expresses concern over democracy to PM

Prayut assures implementation of road map will strengthen nation UNITED NATIONS secretary- general Ban Ki-moon has told Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha that he remains concerned over the shrinking democratic space in Thailand. Prayut had a bilateral meeting with the UN … Continue reading

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