MP says casinos are safe bet

Known to be one of the most vocal proponents of legalising casinos, Chutchawan Kong-u-dom, leader of Thai Local Power Party, is not just pushing for the relaxation of long-standing laws to get a casino-entertainment project off the ground. He is also setting his sights on online gambling and the duty-free …

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Sandbox runs out of toys

The Sandbox scheme, now expanded to tourist magnets in the South, is no match for the suspended Test & Go programme although it is keeping the country’s tourism heart beating, say tourism experts. Source: Business

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Fourth phase of co-pay scheme in Feb

The fourth phase of the government’s “Khon La Khrueng” co-payment subsidy scheme will be launched mid-February, to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 and relieve people’s living costs, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said on Saturday. Source: Business

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State mulls reducing diesel excise tax

The government’s struggle in dealing with the higher cost of living may cause authorities to consider reducing the excise tax on diesel to keep its price below 30 baht a litre, says an Energy Ministry official. Source: Business

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