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  • Thailand News

    AIS compensates customers for network outage in Thailand

    Advance Info Service Plc (AIS), Thailand’s leading mobile operator, apologised for a recent network interruption that affected its customers. The company has confirmed that its engineering team has resolved the issue, which disrupted mobile phone usage in certain areas yesterday evening. To make amends, AIS has announced compensation for all its customers, regardless of their package plans. Customers of AIS…

  • Thailand News

    AoT tee up 3 billion baht compensation swing for RTAF

    Thailand’s Defense Ministry spokesperson, Jirayu Houngsub, revealed yesterday that the Airports of Thailand (AoT) could be liable for a compensation payment of at least 3 billion baht to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF). This potential payment is in relation to the Kantarat Golf Course, a property currently owned by the RTAF, which the AoT is considering repurposing. Previously, the…

  • Thailand News

    Family calls for accountability after tragic crash takes mother’s life

    A tragic road accident claimed the life of a beloved mother when a truck collided with her vehicle on March 11. The bereaved family, heartbroken and seeking solace, calls for the trucking company owner, who is also a secretary to a government minister, to demonstrate responsibility by paying respects to the deceased. On the day following the accident, March 12,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai agency may include monkeys in wildlife compensation scheme

    The Thai Department of National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation (DNP) is contemplating the inclusion of monkeys in its wildlife compensation programme. This consideration arises following an incident where a woman suffered injuries from a macaque attack, leading her to file a police complaint to secure compensation for her medical expenses. The victim, Arikanta Kanchanasinmetha, reported the incident at Tha…

  • China News

    Bad pubic hair day: Cheeky diner’s hotpot hustle caught on CCTV

    A woman was caught on camera attempting to defraud a restaurant by claiming to find hair in her hotpot. The woman, who was dining at a Chinese restaurant, was seen on CCTV footage plucking a hair from her own body and dropping it into her meal. She then demanded three times the cost of her meal as compensation. However, the…

  • Thailand News

    Thai government sanctions 750 million baht for workers affected by Israel-Hamas conflict

    The Thai government sanctioned a 750 million baht fund to compensate Thai workers impacted by the Israel-Hamas conflict. This decision was announced by government spokesperson Chai Wacharonke yesterday. Giving the go-ahead to utilise the emergency central budget of the current fiscal year, the Cabinet has approved this proposal from the Labour Ministry. This move is designed to aid Thai workers…

  • Thailand News

    Bus crash victims in Thailand can claim up to 500,000 baht

    A devastating accident involving a public passenger bus travelling from Bangkok to Nathawi, operated by Srisiam Tour Company Limited, resulted in the tragic loss of 14 lives and left 35 injured. The incident occurred on Petchkasem Road, between kilometres 331 and 332, in Huay Yang, Thap Sakae, Prachuap Khiri Khan yesterday. The Consumer Organisation Council clarified the rights of those…

  • Thailand News

    Employee compensation: Bangkok iron factory resolves terminations

    Bangkok Iron Factory, a leading metal manufacturing company, confirmed plans to compensate 382 employees following their employment termination on December 28. The company is also offering the option for skilled workers to continue employment at two of its other factories. The employee compensation decision follows a meeting held today between the Labour Ministry’s inspector, Sophakiat Kiatniracha, and the employees of…

  • Thailand News

    Royal Thai Army to pay over 2 million baht compensation for Lahu tribe defender’s death

    The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has been ordered to pay over 2 million baht in compensation to the family of Chaiyaphum Pa-sae, a human rights defender from the Lahu tribe, as ruled by the Supreme Court today. This case stems from an incident in 2017 where Chaiyaphum was shot dead by military officials at a checkpoint in Chiang Mai. Despite…

  • Thailand News

    Disabled teenager demands mother to return 400,000 baht compensation

    A 16 year old disabled girl spoke to her mother through Channel 3 asking her to return the 400,000 baht she received as compensation after a motorcycle accident. The woman told Channel 3 that she lost her right leg in a motorcycle accident and the court ordered the motorist involved in the accident to pay her 500,000 baht in compensation.…

  • Thailand News

    Compensation for Thai families with members killed in Israel conflict

    Eight deceased Thai workers, who were victims of the attack by Hamas in Israel on October 7, were brought back home this morning, aboard a commercial flight. Upon landing at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakan province, their bodies were transported to their respective hometowns. The commercial flight, El Al Flight LY083, carried the eight verified Thai males from Israel,…

  • Business News

    SEC considers compensation fund for victims of investment fraud

    The newly appointed secretary-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosed that the regulatory body is examining the possibility of setting up a compensation fund for victims of investment fraud. This announcement was made during her inaugural press briefing since assuming office the previous month. Pornanong Budsaratragoon emphasised the regulator’s commitment to restoring public trust in the capital market.…

  • Bangkok News

    Road collapse: Residents demand quick compensation after elevated road project mishap

    Prompted by the destructive downfall of a chunk of an elevated road project on Luang Phaeng Road situated in the Lat Krabang district on July 10, residents are fervently appealing to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for a swift distribution of compensation and other financial aid post the unfortunate road collapse. A portion of the On Nut-Lat Krabang elevated road…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Millions of Vax on the way, BKK daughter jailed for 12 years | August 18

    Amid growing calls for more mRNA vaccines to help combat the spread of the Delta variant in Thailand, the Thai government has again defended the Sinovac vaccine. Thailand’s massage parlours and spas are suing the government, demanding compensation for the loss of income they’ve endured as a result of the partial lockdowns and restrictions. The family of Teerawat Thothip, the…

  • Covid-19 News

    30 million baht added to vaccine side effects compensation fund

    The National Health Security Office had set up a 100 million baht fund to be used as compensation for vaccinated people experiencing side effects. Now the government has approved an additional 30 million baht to be made available as needed in the Loan Executive Decree in paying out those affected negatively by the vaccine. A previous poll showed 80% of…

  • Thailand News

    Compensation for side effects or death from Covid-19 vaccine

    Though serious side effects and death from vaccination are exceedingly rare, the Thai National Health Security Office will provide compensation for those negatively affected by a Covid-19 vaccine. The plan calls for 100,000 baht compensation for anyone with an adverse vaccine reaction that prevents them from working for a while, up to 240,000 baht for disabilities resulting from vaccination, including…

  • Crime News

    Owner of dog who allegedly bit young girl in Phuket says 100,000 baht compensation request is too much

    The owner of a dog, who allegedly bit a young girl in Phuket town, is saying a 100,000 baht compensation request is too much. The 15 year old girl says she was bitten by the dog on her left leg after chasing her on her way to Satree Phuket School. 32 year old Chotika Kansuya, filed a complaint to the…

  • Covid-19 News

    Government announces 3,000 baht payment for elderly, infant, disabled population

    The Thai government has pledged to provide a 3,000 baht Covid-19 handout to the country’s elderly, infant, and disabled citizens. The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security says the payment will be made to vulnerable sectors of society and covers around 6 million eligible people. Each person is entitled to a one-off payment of 3,000 baht, which will be…

  • Covid-19 News

    Cabinet approves ‘force majeure’ closure of hotels

    The Cabinet has approved the ‘force majeure’ closure of hotels and any lodging businesses, with additional compensation for businesses that are under the social security scheme. There will now be compensation for employees of hotel and lodging businesses for their loss of income, either due to the government’s shutdown order or their owner’s decision to close down during the current…

  • Business News

    Chevrolet Thailand says ‘no’ to compensation demands for cars sold before discounts were announced

    Yesterday, a group of Chevrolet car buyers submitted a letter to Chevrolet Sales (Thailand) at the company national HQ at Rasa Tower, in Bangkok’s northern suburbs. They were demanding the company should compensate them for having bought their cars at full price, just before Chevrolet announced it was pulling out of manufacturing cars in Thailand. Specifically they were complaining about…

  • Crime News

    Convicted human traffickers ignore 99% of court orders in Thailand

    Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to pay compensation to victims in more than the 99% of convicted cases in recent years. The flouting of the court orders is fuelling fears that many survivors could be victimised again. Thai courts have ordered traffickers to pay their victims more than $4.3 million for damages caused in about 1,335 cases…

  • Environment News

    Suvarnabhumi villagers still chasing compensation from government after 13 years

    PHOTO: Khaosod Villagers living next to Suvarnabhumi Airport have filed a complaint about the noise from the planes. The villagers say they have been suffering from the airport noise for years since the construction of Suvarnabhumi (it opened in September 2006). Leader of the Dinui Yiddee Muslim Community, Saenee Kamsawat, says they are in the process of filing an official…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Thai PM insists government flood victims aren’t being ignored

    PHOTO: A dog tries to keep dry on a flooded street in Thailand’s northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani – Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn – AFP Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says he attaches great importance to relief operations designed to alleviate the suffering of flood victims and the government has procedures to compensate them. A government spokeswoman Naruemol Pinyosinwat was taken aback…

  • Politics News

    Thai Government fails to properly address flood victims – Thanathorn

    FILE PHOTO Embattled Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has slammed the government for its handling of the current flood situation in the north-east and central Thailand. Speaking in a panel debate on amendment of the Constitution at Khon Kaen University on Sunday, he said he had visited people in Yasothon and Roi Et provinces in past days. He found…

  • World News

    A year after the Laos dam collapse homeless survivors wait for help

    PHOTO: World Rainforest Movement A year ago, a dam at the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydroelectric project in southern Laos collapsed under pressure of rising monsoon waters, sending floods downstream and killing over 70 people, though the official toll is lower. 12 months on, thousands are still waiting in temporary camps in the impoverished state. A report by International Rivers…

  • Bangkok News

    Allegedly negligent bus driver fined 5,000 baht, six dead get 30K compensation

    Daily news has reported on the aftermath of a tour bus that crashed in Pathum Thani over the weekend. Pathum Thani is the province neighboring Bangkok to the west. As relatives of the six dead came to collect the bodies of their loved ones at Thammasat Chalermprakiat Hospital news arrived that the Department of Land Transport was likely to fine…