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- October,2023(part5) -
25 Oct, 2023
The new Thai factory of Essilor Luxottica, the world's largest eyewear manufacturer, is completed.
The world's largest glasses and eyewear manufacturer, France's Essilor Luxottica, has completed construction of a factory in Rayong province in eastern Thailand. The plant is scheduled to begin operations in mid-November 2023, and is expected to create 6,000 new jobs over the next five years.

The new factory has a production capacity of 50,000 units per day and will be exported to countries around the world.
24 Oct, 2023
Thai Airways International launches direct flights from Bangkok to Kunming and Chengdu
Thai Airways International has announced that it will operate direct flights from Bangkok to Kunming and Chengdu from December 1, 2023 to March 30, 2024.

The flight schedule is as below.
Bangkok-Kunming flight
TG612 BKK-KMG 10:55 14:05 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sun
TG613 KMG-BKK 15:20 16:35 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sun

Bangkok - Chengdu flight
TG618 BKK-TFU 10:05 14:00 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sun
TG619 TFU-BKK 15:15 17:30 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sun

For details and seat reservations, please refer to the official Thai Airways website.
23 Oct, 2023
Japan's Kawasaki Frontale and Thailand's BG Pathum United will play on October 24, 2023
Thailand's BG Pathum United will face Kawasaki Frontale on October 24, 2023 at BG Pathum Stadium in Pathum Thani, Thailand. This match will be an AFC Champions League Group I match.

The AFC Champions League is divided into 10 groups, Group A to Group J, with four teams in each group competing in a round robin, with only the first place in each group advancing to the knockout stage.

Currently, each team in Group I has played two games, with Kawasaki Frontale maintaining first place with two wins. BG Pathum United are in 4th place with 2 losses.

Match details between Kawasaki Frontale and BG Pathum United:
Date: October 24, 2023
Time: 12:00(UTC)
Venue: BG Pathum Stadium, Pathum Thani, Thailand

It is also possible to watch his stream live legally through this match betting partner or Sofascore.

Sofascore Live Scores is available as an iPhone and iPad app, Android app on Google Play, and a Windows Phone app.
22 Oct, 2023
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) partners with AIS 5G to offer SIM card with 1-day free trial to Thai travelers
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) partners with AIS 5G to launch the "Welcome Back to Thailand" campaign offering a specially branded "Amazing Thai SIM card" with a one-day free trial of internet with speeds up to 8GB It has started. The campaign will run from October 17, 2023 to March 31, 2024.

Since the beginning of 2023, Thailand has welcomed 20.3 million foreign tourists, the majority of whom (14.7 million) are from Asia and the South Pacific region.

TAT collaborates with online travel agents (OTAs), airlines and other tourism partners to provide a total of 1 million free Amazing Thai SIM cards to tourists through TAT's offices in Asia and the South Pacific.

In order to participate in this campaign and get the "Amazing Thai SIM Card", you must arrange your trip to Thailand through his TAT partners in Asia and South Pacific. By participating in the campaign, you will receive a QR code to redeem for an "Amazing Thai SIM Card" at AIS shops located at Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang), Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Phuket and Samui airports.

The "Amazing Thai SIM Card" comes with a 1-day free trial of 8GB maximum speed internet, and from the 2nd day onwards, you can top-up through the AIS One-2-Call website and the AIS WeChat mini program. You can continue to use the service. .

The "Amazing Thai SIM Card" comes with various travel benefits such as:
・a free travel insurance coverage from Bangkok Insurance
・a welcome package from Central Group, a discount for online shopping at King Power’s website and application
・shopping privileges at Siam Piwat’s malls (Siam Centre, Siam Discovery and Siam Paragon)
・discounts at Singha Park Chiang Rai
・special self-drive car rental rates at Sixt Car Rental
・a discount on travel activities from the TAGTHAi application
・special offers from Grab Thailand

For details, please refer to TAT's official website.

21 Oct, 2023
Thai Airways resumes Vietnam routes to and from Bangkok
Thai Airways announced that it will resume operations on the Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh and Bangkok-Hanoi routes from October 29, 2023.

Up until now, the flights had been operated by Thai Smile, a subsidiary of Thai Airways International, but due to the merger of Thai Airways with Thai Smile, it will be operated as an Thai Airways flight from October 29, 2023.

Both flights fly twice a day, using Airbus A320-200 aircraft.

The flight schedule for each is as follows.
Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) ⇔ Ho Chi Minh
TG550 BKK07:45 SGN09:15 Daily
TG556 BKK17:35 SGN19:05 Daily

TG551 SGN10:15 BKK11:40 Daily
TG557 SGN20:10 BKK21:35 Daily

Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) ⇔ Hanoi
TG560 BKK07:45 HAN09:35 Daily
TG564 BKK17:30 HAN19:20 Daily

TG561 HAN10:35 BKK12:25 Daily
TG565 HAN20:25 BKK22:15 Daily

Among the flights previously operated by Thai Smile, routes such as Phnom Penh, Penang, Vientiane and Kaohsiung have already started operating as Thai Airways. In addition to the Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi routes scheduled to be operated by Thai Airways, all international and domestic routes operated by Thai Smile are scheduled to become TG flights by the end of 2023.

For details, please refer to the official website of Thai Airways.
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