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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:52:00 +0700
Vietnam needs $8bn-$14bn power investment a year through 2030
HANOI: Vietnam will need investment of between US$8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Dang Hoang An said on Wednesday.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:46:00 +0700
Central bank hikes rate for first time since 2018 to tame hot inflation
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) raised its key interest rate for the first time in nearly four years on Wednesday, lifting it by a quarter point as expected to fight surging inflation as the economic recovery gains momentum.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:45:00 +0700
Pakistan zoo cancels lion auction, plans expansion instead
LAHORE, Pakistan: A Pakistan zoo has called off plans to auction 12 lions from its ever-growing pride to private buyers, saying it would instead create new enclosures for the big cats.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:33:00 +0700
Twin says mistakenly blamed for brother's crime
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A 32-year-old man has complained that he lost his job and faced condemnation for a crime committed by his twin brother, whose name is very similar.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:11:00 +0700
Karaoke shop owner charged, underage girls found in shop
NAKHON SAWAN: The owner of a karaoke shop in Lat Yao district was arrested when local officials raided the premises in the early hours of Wednesday and found 14 scantily glad teenage girls serving drinks, two of them under 18-years-old.

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Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:46:00 +0700
Central bank hikes rate for first time since 2018 to tame hot inflation
The Bank of Thailand (BoT) raised its key interest rate for the first time in nearly four years on Wednesday, lifting it by a quarter point as expected to fight surging inflation as the economic recovery gains momentum.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:34:00 +0700
Sri Lanka's ousted president believed heading to Thailand
Sri Lanka's ousted president Gotabaya Rajapaksa is expected to arrive in Thailand on Thursday, seeking temporary shelter in a second Southeast Asian country after fleeing his island nation last month amid mass protests, two sources said.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:32:00 +0700
Navy may take sub engines from China
The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) could accept Chinese-made engines for the S26T Yuan-class submarine it is in the process of buying, it was revealed on Tuesday.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:10:00 +0700
EconThai calls for wage hike to be based on inflation rate
The Employers' Confederation of Thai Trade and Industry (EconThai) is urging the government to base the daily minimum wage calculation on inflation, not politically-motivated factors, as the Labour Ministry plans to enforce the new wage hike in Octob...

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:00:00 +0700
Mother's Day to see 9% rise in spending
Spending on Mother's Day is expected to increase by 9% this year to 10.8 billion baht, the highest level since 2012, as consumers feel less concerned about the Omicron variant of Covid-19, reflecting the start of the country's tepid economic recovery...

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