Property sector hopes for a turnaround in 2023

Thailand’s real estate sector did not fully recover in 2022 due mainly to the economic decline and the impacts of the Russia-Ukraine war as well as higher inflation and interest rates. But while the expected recovery did not happen, the overall outlook gives new hope for 2023.   The improved CCI (Consumer Confidence Index), which […]

Beijing threatens response to ‘unacceptable’ virus measures

The Chinese government sharply criticized COVID-19 testing requirements imposed on visitors from China and threatened countermeasures against countries involved, which include the U.S. and several European nations.   “We believe that the entry restrictions adopted by some countries targeting China lack scientific basis, and some excessive practices are even more unacceptable,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao […]

Dream of Normal Life Drives Rohingya Girls to Perilous Sea Voyage

Dressed in an embroidered salmon-hued outfit and sparkling silver boots, a girl gazes seriously into the camera. She stands in stark contrast to the dingy background — walls and a roof fashioned out of crisscrossed bamboo sticks and plastic drape sheets.   The photograph is sent to a network of relatives and family friends who […]

Bangkok’s new train terminus to be formally opened on January 19th

The Krung Thep Aphiwat Train Terminal, previously known as Bang Sue Grand Station, will be officially opened on January 19th, with the maiden Bangkok-Ayutthaya air-conditioned diesel train for tourists slated as the inaugural service.   According to the State Railway of Thailand (SRT), the first train will leave the station for Ayutthaya at 1.19pm, to […]

Warning of heavy rain in southern Thailand, rough sea in Gulf this weekend

People living in Thailand’s southern provinces should brace for heavy to very heavy rain, possible flash flooding at mountain bases and river overflows from Friday until Monday.   The Meteorological Department also advised mariners to exercise extreme caution when venturing into the Gulf of Thailand over the weekend, due to strong winds and high waves, […]

OKX Announces Comprehensive API Key Security Protection Features, Further Enhances User Protection Against External Threats

VICTORIA, Seychelles, Jan. 04, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  OKX, the world-leading cryptocurrency platform, today announced comprehensive API key security protection features, further enhancing user protection against external threats. The features are: Auto expiry after 14 days of inactive API keys with trade and withdraw permissions that aren’t bound to IP addresses; A third-party whitelist that […]