Thai telco regulator gives conditional clearance to True, DTAC merger

By Reuters and published by CNA THAILAND’S telecommunications regulator cleared the merger of the country’s second and third largest mobile operators, True Corporation Pcl and Telenor ASA’s Total Access Communication Pcl (DTAC) with conditions. The conditions include a price ceiling and price controls, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) said in a statement today

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Fines for not wearing face mask being abolished

  DEPUTY Prime Minister-cum-Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said today (Oct. 20) that one of five bills the National Communicable Diseases Committee approved abolishes fines for not wearing a face mask, TV Channel 7 said. Approved was the drafting of a National Communicable Disease Committee regulation repealing fines for failure to comply with Section 34

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Police general transferred over drug allegations

  NATIONAL Police Chief Pol. Gen. Damrongsak Kittiprapas ordered the transfer of Pol. Maj. Gen.Wasamae Salae, head of Narathiwat provincial police, to the headquarters in Bangkok amid allegations of links to drug cartels, Thai Rath newspaper said today (Oct. 20). Pol. Gen. Damrongsak, who assigned Pol. Maj. Gen. Wasamae to duties at the Operations Centre,

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