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Facebook shutdown in Thailand ruled out by new Thai digital economy minister

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 08 Sep 2023 03:46
  • 08 Sep 2023 03:46
Facebook, which was facing potential shutdown threats in Thailand due to allegations of failing to curb fraudulent advertisements in Thailand, may find a more conciliatory partner in the country's newly appointed Minister of Digital Economy and Society.
Prasert Chantararuangthong, deviating from his predecessor’s approach, said “the closure of a communication

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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