Govt mulls internet gateway to fight crime

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The Bangkok Post

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) is mulling a national internet gateway, claiming it could help the government curb cyber criminals overseas targeting people in Thailand. DES Minister Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn told a House meeting on Friday that a “single internet gateway” can deter cybercrime and other criminal activities. Mr Chaiwut said the government only has limited capacity to block information deemed illegal in Thailand from reaching target audiences. Criminals can easily identify potential victims over the internet, he said. He said victims can be exploited by gangs who … Read more about Govt mulls internet gateway to fight crime

Probe into sub-variant’s potency

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The Bangkok Post

Probe into sub-variant’s potency DMS studies likelihood of surge in new infections The Department of Medical Sciences (DMS) is studying whether the BA.2 sub-variant of the Omicron variant is more virulent than its cousins, says director-general Dr Supakit Sirilak. He was responding to concerns that BA.2 could trigger a more serious Covid-19 infection situation in Thailand when compared with the sub-variant BA.1, as more cases of BA.2 have now been detected here recently. ”Normally it takes at least 14 days to follow up on the condition of Covid-19 patients to determine how severe their disease… Read more about Probe into sub-variant’s potency

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Thai Marine Department approves oil pipeline repair plan

Thailand’s Marine Department has finally granted permission for Star Petroleum Refining Plc (SPRC) to start repairing the ruptured submarine oil pipeline at the offshore mooring platform off Rayong province.The decision, after several days’ delay, was …