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Environment minister leads planting of 8,400 mangroves in Chonburi

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat led 1,500 Chonburi officials and residents in planting more than 8,000 mangrove trees in honor of HM...

PM says land tax collection postponed indefinitely

Plans by the government to collect land and buildings tax, aimed at narrowing social disparities and enabling the state to collect more taxes, are...

S. Korea, UAE to jointly penetrate new renewable energy markets

SEJONG, March 6 - South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will join forces to make inroads into promising renewable energy markets, the...

China to reduce coal consumption for better air

BEIJING, March 6 - China will slash coal consumption by 160 million tonnes in the next five years to reduce air pollution, according to...

Japan responds positively to new BoI policies

Hirunya Suchinai, acting secretary-general of the Board of Investment (BoI), said a positive Japanese response to the new BoI policies was aired during the...

Workers needed for five key industries

As Thailand is now heading towards an elderly society, the Industry Ministry’s Office of Industrial Economics has projected that the country would need about...

DLT develops new app for taxi passengers

After receiving many complaints from passengers on the quality and poor services given by taxi drivers, the Transport Ministry’s Department of Land Transport (DLT)...

Thailand setting up anti-human trafficking centres in 37 at-risk risk provinces

BANGKOK, Feb 23 - The Social Development and Human Security Ministry has ordered the setting up of centres to solve trafficking in women and...

Tourism minister extends condolences on death of Chilean cyclist

BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul expressed her concern after a 48-year-old Chilean was killed in a collision by a...

China tops patent applications list in 2014

BEIJING, Feb. 23 - China had more invention patent applications than any other country in 2014 for the fourth year running, official data showed...

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Energy Ministry to find fuel pricing aid for low-income motorcycle taxi drivers

Bangkok - Energy Minister, Dr. Siri Jirapongphan, said his ministry has been assigned by the cabinet to discuss with PTT and oil station operators...

Provinces commemorate passing of His Majesty the late King

Thailand - Provinces across Thailand held volunteer activities over the weekend to commemorate the passing of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. More than...

Yala steps up security measures to preempt violent attacks

Bangkok - Authorities in Yala have stepped up security measures to preempt planned violent attacks. The Yala Provincial Police have led military personnel and security...

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Sunday threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it after President Donald Trump said...

Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

Berlin (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies lost their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin in a regional...

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