The cabinet approved another round of 1,500-baht handouts under the third phase of the government’s co-payment program which still opens to more applicants.
Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow accepted for consideration a proposal from trucking operators for the government to freeze the diesel price.
The Bank of Thailand and the Thai Bankers’ Association impose additional measures to tackle fraudulent and hidden withdrawals from credit and debit card accounts.
The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has warned people in 12 provinces including Bangkok that the levels of the Chao Phraya and Thachin rivers will rise from Oct 20 to 30.
Police are on standby to minimize traffic impacts on general motorists as about 1,000 trucks will run slowly in protest against rising fuel prices in greater Bangkok, the Central Plains, the East and the Northeast.
About 40,000 people have lost altogether about 10 million baht to automatic and fraudulent withdrawals, according to the Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau.
Thailand logged 10,111 new COVID-19 cases while 10,612 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals over the past 24 hours.
American musician Bruce Gaston who founded the Fong Naam band died of liver cancer at the age of 74.
People in Din Daeng district were shocked as three grenades in a bag were found in a rubbish bin in front of a building.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered relevant organizations to investigate people’s complaints about suspicious withdrawals from their bank accounts which were set up for automatic bill payments.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he was proud of Phuket when Hollywood star Russell Crowe admired the atmosphere, foods and beautiful places on the island province.
Similan Islands reopened to tourists today but boat operators did not resume services right away due to high waves.