Thailand’s ‘Fake News Center’ will use AI to vet online news: digimin

Officials threw around a lot of impressive words to describe the operations at their new “Fake News Center,” where they say a full four-point-oh effort will go toward constantly monitoring and analyzing the legitimacy of online news. Touting things like “AI” and “experts” and showing off a whole lot of screens, the tech minister gave ...

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Show Time: Apple TV+ reveals launch dates, price in Thailand and SEA

Show Time: Apple TV+ reveals launch dates, price in Thailand and SEA

As if we have more free time to binge movies. Tuesday night, Apple Inc. brought the streaming war to popular service Netflix with word it will launch in Thailand at a third of the...

Thai Airways bans some MacBook Pros on EU flights

Thai Airways bans some MacBook Pros on EU flights

Thai Airways yesterday issued a ban on a number of Apple laptops on all flights to and from Europe. Citing safety concerns over their potentially hazardous lithium-ion batteries,...

3 young Thai monks crowned esports champions (Photos)

3 young Thai monks crowned esports champions (Photos)

When the average citizen pictures esports champions, they probably don’t imagine three youths draped in saffron robes. Three novice monks went internet famous today after being...

True Story: ThaiGov to open ‘Fake News Center’

True Story: ThaiGov to open ‘Fake News Center’

Thailand’s government announced plans to open a dedicated “Fake News Center,” something it says will tackle the epidemic of false information online while critics say will...

Backpack of Fire: Tourist’s power bank explodes spectacularly at CNX (Video)

Backpack of Fire: Tourist’s power bank explodes spectacularly at CNX (Video)

While strolling down the sidewalk just outside Chiang Mai International Airport, a woman’s backpack suddenly burst into flames, forcing her to hurl it away in a panic.  But it...

Mariam Cam: Thailand now streaming orphaned baby dugong 24/7

Mariam Cam: Thailand now streaming orphaned baby dugong 24/7

Can’t get enough of baby dugong Mariam’s little blubbery face? The young sea cow who catapulted to fame after being orphaned than rescued is now being live streamed around...

ThaiGov orders all phone users in Deep South to submit photos

ThaiGov orders all phone users in Deep South to submit photos

An order for mobile phone users in Thailand’s restive south to submit a photo of themselves for facial recognition purposes is causing uproar from opponents who see it as...

Keyboard predators: SE Asia’s kids targeted by online pedophiles

Keyboard predators: SE Asia’s kids targeted by online pedophiles

Southeast Asia is in the grip of a fresh surge of pedophile activity with predators orchestrating and watching abuse on live-streaming sites and via webcams, and paying for it...

Bitcoin couple face death penalty for ‘seasteading’ off Phuket

Bitcoin couple face death penalty for ‘seasteading’ off Phuket

An American bitcoin investor could face the death penalty after Thailand’s navy accused him of violating the country’s sovereignty by building a “seastead”...


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