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Smart Job Center opens its door today

Monday, 19 January 2015 By NNT
BANGKOK, 19 Jan 2015,  The Ministry of Labor is opening an employment service center dubbed ‘Smart Job Center’ today, with an aim of matching potential employers and prospective employees. 
BANGKOK, 15 January 2014 - The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has launched a program to develop production and marketing of local silk for both local market and export. The…

Thai bicycle market grows sharply

Saturday, 17 January 2015 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Jan 16 –Campaigns launched by the government and private agencies have helped push bicycle sales in Thailand to grow over to one billion baht a year now. 
SEOUL, Jan. 15 -  Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea's top electronics firm, Thursday denied media reports that it is in takeover talks with Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. "It is…
BANGKOK, Jan 14 - Thailand's Department of Rural Roads is preparing for the formation of the ASEAN Community (AC) late this year by allocating Bt264 million to install bilingual direction…
BANGKOK, Jan 14 -Thailand's state-run Transport Company signed a Thailand-Laos bus service agreement for the sixth bilateral route between Bangkok and Vientiane.

Smuggled carcasses, meat destroyed

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 By MCOT
PATHUM THANI, Jan 13 - The Department of Livestock Development burnt 85 tons of smuggled carcasses and meat to control diseases and maintain the standard of Thai imports and exports.
BANGKOK, Jan 13 -- Thailand's Deputy Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn will visit Myanmar to boost economic cooperation. Ms Apiradi said she will visit Myanmar tomorrow and Thursday January 14-15 to…
BANGKOK, Jan 12 --  Several foreign financial institutions are keen to offer lending to Thailand, according to Kritsda Udyanin, director-general of the Public Debt Management Office. 
BANGKOK, Jan 12 -- The Gold Price Sentiment Index continued to increase for the second consecutive month in January and the domestic gold price is expected to range from Bt16,800…
BANGKOK, Jan 12 -- Thailand's rubber growers have asked Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in his capacity as the chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to stop…
BANGKOK, 12 January 2015 - Retailers are asking the government for help as commodity prices remain high despite lower oil prices. Fresh food prices have reportedly increased even though cheaper…
BANGKOK, 7 January 2014 - The Ministry of Agriculture has come up with a five-point strategy aimed at efficiently solving problems of the rubber industry. After a video conference with…
BANGKOK, Jan 9 --  Transport Minister Prajin Juntong said Friday he is confident that the first phase of the double-track railway project will be complete within two years, four years…
BANGKOK, Jan 9 -- Sales of big motorcycles and motorbikes in Thailand in 2015 are expected to grow some 20 per cent, almost the same as last year, according to…
BANGKOK, Jan 8 -- Thailand's Ministry of Transport signed a memorandum of understanding with a number of organizations to protect aircraft from sky lanterns and locally-launched rockets.
BANGKOK, Jan 7 --  The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has been named as the official yuan clearing bank in Thailand, according to the Bank of Thailand (BoT).

IPP contract extensions capped at six years

Friday, 09 January 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 2 By MCOT
Contracts for operators of Independent Power Producers (IPP) may be granted extensions for a maximum period of six years each time, while private operators will have to be responsible for…

AAF says Thailand continuing as leading auto production

Friday, 09 January 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 2 By MCOT
The ASEAN Automotive Federation (AAF) says Thailand continues to lead in the automotive production industry among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) due to the Eco Car…

SME Bank warns of negative impact of Russian economic crisis

Friday, 09 January 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 2 By MCOT
The economic crisis in Russia is directly impacting tourism in Pattaya and Phuket, according to Salinee Wangtal, chairwoman of the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand (SME Bank).
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