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Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype

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SYDNEY: Amazon.com Inc's Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world's No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector.

Bangkok street food goes digital

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Bangkok's famous street-food vendors have joined the digital revolution. They are embracing payment via Quick Response (QR) barcodes that can be read using smartphones.

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Flooding in Phetchaburi

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The Phetchaburi river has burst its banks. Floodwaters are causing significant damage and disruption.

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Army hospital to return brain

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The mystery over an army cadet's death deepened Wednesday, with the hospital which removed his organs without the knowledge of his parents saying they would supply them for a second autopsy.

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Singapore opens test circuit for autonomous vehicles

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Singapore has opened a test circuit for autonomous vehicles in a bid to play a role in developing standards for their use on public roads.

FTI sees rosy outlook for car sales as gloom lifts

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The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has increased its projection for domestic car sales this year, saying market sentiment has improved more than expected.

E-commerce experts to gather and share

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E-commerce gurus and successful online entrepreneurs will be sharing their knowledge, experience and tips that can't be found elsewhere during Thailand E-Commerce Week 2017 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Ratchadaphisek Road,…

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Jomsap hit-run man surrenders

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Suspect Sab Wapee surrendered and confessed to accepting an offer of 400,000 baht to say he was the driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident, not teacher Jomsap Saenmuangkhot.

Thousands of cybersecurity jobs to be had

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The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) aims to expand its cybersecurity workforce to 12,000 by 2021 in order to comply with the national cybersecurity scheme and contain rising cyber-attacks.

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NBTC lets Line Mobile off the hook for MVNO licence

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Line Mobile will not have to apply for a licence under the mobile virtual network operator(MVNO) formula, according to a resolution on Tuesday by the telecom regulator's board.

Wednesday, Nov 22

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Dangerous roads 'damaging the economy'

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The high road accident rate in Thailand is damaging the economy, the Accident Prevention Network says.

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Grab user attacked

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A woman taking a Grab motorcycle said she and the driver were attacked by two "win" motorcycle taxi drivers. The incident took place off Ratchadaphisek Road in Bangkok late on Tuesday night.

Malaysia planning to regulate cryptocurrencies

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has begun work on a regulatory structure for digital currencies such as bitcoin, its central bank governor said on Wednesday.

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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57m riders, drivers

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SAN FRANCISCO: Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old attack by hackers who stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers.

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Bad bus behaviour

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Nearly half of all female passengers say they have been sexually harassed on public transportation, mostly on buses, according to a survey conducted by the Faculty of Public Health, Thammasat University.

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2018 Aston Martin Vantage revealed in all-new form

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Entry-level sports car finally breaks cover after its direct predecessor had to soldier on for 12 years.

Omnichannel wave propels aCommerce

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Thailand's online retail business is expected to grow from US$2.9 billion (95 billion baht) in 2016 to $11.1 billion in 2025, while brands and e-commerce providers will make the omnichannel shift to reach customers both on- and offline.

Toyota downshifts Lexus view

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Japanese car maker Toyota Motor Thailand is downbeat about sales prospects of its luxury brand Lexus this year, saying the price of imported cars make them less able to compete with locally made luxury brands.

Jabra Elite 25e

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The latest Bluetooth headphones highlight powerful battery for extended hours of calls and music up to 18 hours, 22 days of standby on one charge, and a 10mm driver unit to deliver rich, clear audio quality. There is also a built-in…

Cisco: Thailand adopting systems at middling speed

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Thailand is in the middle of the pack in terms of digital technology adoption, with internet traffic estimated to triple by 2021 and mobile internet usage per person per month increasing nearly four times over that period thanks to the…

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PromptPay to spur digitisation

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Digital payment will be the most powerful IT trend in Thailand next year thanks to PromptPay, the money transfer service under the national e-payment initiative.

Tuesday, Nov 21

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TV association requests aid measures for a third time

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The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing impending disaster.

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Google set to censor Russian news across internet

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HALIFAX, Canada: Eric Schmidt, the chief executive of Google’s parent company Alphabet, said Tuesday the search engine is preparing to take action against state-run Russian news agencies.

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Meth man caught in Samut Prakan

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A young man was arrested and more than 10 million methamphetamine pills seized from his house in Bang Phli district, Samut Prakan, early on Tuesday.

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People in stolen car killed in crash

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Two people in a stolen pickup truck were killed and three police were injured in a road accident in Lan Sak district, Uthai Thani, late on Monday night. The stolen vehicle crashed into a power pole and then hit a pursuing police pickup.

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Aston Martin introduces DB11 with V8 power in Thailand

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GT sports car gets a smaller 510hp 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 from Mercedes-Benz's AMG division.

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2018 Lexus LS: Thai pricing and specs

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All-new flagship saloon comes with three engines to choose from with prices starting from 11.5 million baht.

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MRT seat removal criticised

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The MRT Blue Line removed 14 seats from one of its service trains on Monday. However, the move received mixed reactions from passengers and observers on social media.

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7 face charges in Jomsap retrial bid

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Nakhon Phanom police have brought charges against seven people. They are accused of arranging false witnesses for a retrial of the convicted former teacher Jomsap Saenmuangkhot.

China's Geely targets Russian market with new Belarus plant

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MINSK/MOSCOW: A joint venture between Belarus and Chinese carmaker Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd on Friday unveiled a plant producing Belarussian-made vehicles, targeting the Russian market.