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BANGKOK, 10 April 2015, - The Department of Energy Business (DOEB) is increasing the ratio of palm oil in bio-diedel from 3.5% to 7% beginning on April 16th . Director-General…
The latest survey by Kasikorn Research Center has indicated a rise in spending among Bangkok people during the Songkran festival due mainly to political stability and a drop in petrol…

American-style popcorn shop opens in Pattaya

Friday, 10 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 15 By Jetsada Homklin
Lovers of specialty popcorn flavors have a new choice in Pattaya with the opening of Uncle Jax American Gourmet Popcorn.

Hoteliers given energy-saving tips

Friday, 10 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 15 By Jetsada Homklin
With the burners of hot season on high, air conditioning manufacturer Carrier Co. plugged its products for about 50 business owners hoping to save money on energy bills. Carrier engineer…

AFG looks at Thai Labor Laws

Friday, 10 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 15 By Dr. Iain Corness
The Automotive Focus Group (AFG) continued its informative lecture series with a short seminar focusing on Thai Labor Laws, given by Pramote Srisamai and Douglas Mancill of the PriceSanond group.
BANGKOK, 8 April 2015 (NNT) The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry, and Banking (JSCCIB) indicated on Tuesday the tourism sector was driving the slow recovery of the Thai economy…

Oil palm price starts dropping

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 By NNT
BANGKOK, 7 April 2015, The price of oil palm fruits has begun to drop, thanks to the import of raw palm oil from abroad approved earlier this year. According to…
BANGKOK, 6 April 2015, Organizers of the 36th Bangkok International Motor Show, say the event almost reached its targeted 40,000 vehicles sold, by the end of the show on Sunday.…
BANGKOK, 2 April 2015 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is aiming to attract up to 40,000 new investors in stocks who are residents of areas outside of Greater…

PM: human trafficking suppression to be escalated as a national agenda

Friday, 03 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 14 By NNT
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday, March 27 vowed to make human trafficking suppression a national priority. According to the prime minister, Thailand’s fishing industry has been plagued with…

Thai fishermen trapped on Ambon Island return home

Friday, 03 April 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 14 By NNT
The government has successfully brought home 21 Thai fishery workers who were abused by human traffickers on Ambon Island in Indonesia while assuring that help is underway for other groups…
BANGKOK, 31 March 2015 – The Finance Ministry will propose law amendment and inject more money in to the local system to boost economy. Finance Minister Sommai Phasee said that…
BANGKOK, 27 Mar 2015,  President of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), Supan Mongkonthee, hopes that more than 40,00 cars will be sold during this tear's Bangkok International Motor Show…

IEAT set to be among top 3 ASEAN investment hubs

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13 By NNT
The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) has voiced its determination to be among the top three investment hubs in Southeast Asia next year. To accomplish this ambition, cooperation from…

PM: 46% of investment budget has been allocated

Friday, 27 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 13
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has revealed that the disbursement of investment funds by the government is nearly halfway completed. Speaking on his weekly TV program, Gen Prayut reported that up…
BANGKOK, 24 Mar 2015, Kasikorn Research Center yesterday cut its nation's economic growth projection from 4% to 2.8%, thanks to the slow economic recovery rate and shrinking exports. According to…

PM says land tax collection postponed indefinitely

Friday, 20 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 12 By MCOT
Plans by the government to collect land and buildings tax, aimed at narrowing social disparities and enabling the state to collect more taxes, are postponed to an indefinite period because…
AYUTTHAYA, 13 March 2015 - The Chinese government has expressed interest in opening production facilities for automobiles and electronic components within Ayutthaya province of Thailand. A group of Chinese delegates…

HRH Princess Soamsawalee awards outstanding working women of the year

Friday, 13 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 11 By NNT
Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawalee on March 5 presided over the ceremony to present plaques of honor to women who have been selected Outstanding Women of the Year 2015, at…

Hilton Pattaya conferred Award of Excellence 2014 by Booking.com

Friday, 13 March 2015 Issue Vol. XXIII No. 11
Pattaya, February 26, 2015 - Hilton Pattaya announced that it has been conferred the winner of the 2014 “Guest Review Score Award” by Booking.com. The award was presented to the…
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