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Chadchart topped three pre-election surveys

  WITH Bangkok’s gubernatorial election having now ended and results expected at 9 p.m. today (May 22), pre-election surveys by three institutions showed former transport minister Chadchart Sittipunt leading all of them, Amarin TV said. The Election Commission had banned the publication of these surveys seven days before the election. These are the results of

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New 300 baht tourist entry fee to generate B1.5 billion this year

  A NEW entry fee of 300 baht being levied on foreign tourists entering Thailand from April 1, 2022 onwards will generate approximately 1.5 billion baht from the 5 million holidaymakers expected to travel here this year, Matichon newspaper said today (Jan. 12). Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said the money collected will be

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