Reggae Takeover! Get Ready for Thailand’s Biggest Music Festival! | Thailand News Today

January 2023 saw a recordbreaking 5.129 billion baht of foreign investment in Thailand, with the Japanese leading the way with 3.588 billion baht. This investment is expected to reach 100 billion baht by the end of the year, with the majority of investments being made through the Foreign Business Act (1999). The top foreign investors were from Japan, Singapore, USA, UK and China, with investments including technology transfer which aims to transform inventions and scientific outcomes into new products and services.

At the same time, a Bangkok professor has revealed the financial cost of Thailands air pollution in 2019. Kh. Wissanu from Kasetsart University said that air pollution from PM2.5 particles caused a staggering 2.173 trillion baht economic damage to Thai households that year, with the total damage from all pollutants reaching 4.616 trillion baht. The professor noted that air pollution is not a temporary disaster, and that policymakers should evaluate the effectiveness of various measures.

In other news, Thailands Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has seized 29 of 35 luxury cars reported stolen from the UK and smuggled to Bangkok. The cars were collectively worth more than £2.4 million, and included a Lamborghini Huracan EVO Spyder, Ferrari, BMW M4, MercedesBenz AMG, Nissan GTR, Porsche Cayenne, Land Rover Range Rover Sport, MINI Cooper, Ford Mustang, Lexus, Audi Q7, Volkswagen, and Honda Civic Type R.

Finally, music fans can look forward to the Sunset Beach Music Festival 2023, which will be held at the Baan Mai Bon Hat resort on Bang Kao Beach in Chaam from March 4. The festival will feature 13 acts across two stages, as well as 10 local and international DJs, with headliner Quino of Big Mountain from the United States. There will also be plenty of food and beverage vendors onsite, as well as souvenirs from vendors.

Thailand video news

Related Articles