NNT - Pattaya Mail - Pattaya News, Communities, Opinions and much more... Visit PattayaMail.com for updates of news and information on Travel & Tourism, Business, Entertainment, Sports, Dining, Kids, Books, Music and more... http://pattayamail.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:01:28 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Gen. Anupong: Govt pushes for speedy polls http://pattayamail.com/news/gen-anupong-govt-pushes-for-speedy-polls-43118 http://pattayamail.com/news/gen-anupong-govt-pushes-for-speedy-polls-43118 BANGKOK, 24 November 2014 - Minister of Interior Gen. Anupong Paochinda has confirmed the government is following its roadmap so as to arrange a general election soon, saying provokers will face legal actions. The minister on Monday gave an interview…]]> Latest News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:16:16 +0000 Transport Min bracing for exodus of New Year holidaymakers http://pattayamail.com/travel/transport-min-bracing-for-exodus-of-new-year-holidaymakers-43117 http://pattayamail.com/travel/transport-min-bracing-for-exodus-of-new-year-holidaymakers-43117 Transport Min bracing for exodus of New Year holidaymakers
BANGKOK, 24 November 2014 - The Ministry of Transport is drawing up measures to ensure safe and convenient travels for all vacationers during the upcoming New Year holiday.
Travel & Tourism Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:13:46 +0000
NESDB: Thailand’s household debt on the decline http://pattayamail.com/news/nesdb-thailand-s-household-debt-on-the-decline-43116 http://pattayamail.com/news/nesdb-thailand-s-household-debt-on-the-decline-43116 BANGKOK, 25 Nov 2014, The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) has said the country's household debt rate has shown signs of decline; however, it urged the officials to be careful not to encourage more loans. According to Deputy…]]> Latest News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:12:42 +0000 ICT to implement govt.’s digital economy policies http://pattayamail.com/news/ict-to-implement-govt-s-digital-economy-policies-43115 http://pattayamail.com/news/ict-to-implement-govt-s-digital-economy-policies-43115 ICT to implement govt.’s digital economy policies
BANGKOK, 25 Nov 2014,  The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has revealed its plans to implement information technology within governmental agencies, in a bid to transform the current administrative services into ‘Digital Government’ to support the Digital Economy…
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Korat extends deadline for paying assistance fund to farmers till end of December http://pattayamail.com/news/korat-extends-deadline-for-paying-assistance-fund-to-farmers-till-end-of-december-43114 http://pattayamail.com/news/korat-extends-deadline-for-paying-assistance-fund-to-farmers-till-end-of-december-43114 BANGKOK, 25 Nov 2014 - The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) in Nakhon Ratchasima is confident that it will be able to pay the assistance fund to all of the 190,000 rice farmers in the province by December…]]> Latest News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:09:02 +0000 A seminar organized to improve the quality of education in the South http://pattayamail.com/news/a-seminar-organized-to-improve-the-quality-of-education-in-the-south-43113 http://pattayamail.com/news/a-seminar-organized-to-improve-the-quality-of-education-in-the-south-43113 PATTANI, 25 Nov 2014 - The Ministry of Education has announced that the Government will forge ahead with plans to improve the quality of education in the southern region. The statement was made by Deputy Education Minister, General Surachet Chaiyawong,…]]> Latest News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:07:56 +0000 Army will not impose harsher control on political activists http://pattayamail.com/news/army-will-not-impose-harsher-control-on-political-activists-43112 http://pattayamail.com/news/army-will-not-impose-harsher-control-on-political-activists-43112 BANGKOK, 25 November 2014 - The Royal Thai Army said it would not increase the steps to curb activists despite reports of higher opposition against the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). Army Chief Udomdej Sitabutr, in his capacity…]]> Latest News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:06:46 +0000 Vendors who are unfairly pricing their food items may face legal action http://pattayamail.com/business/vendors-who-are-unfairly-pricing-their-food-items-may-face-legal-action-43111 http://pattayamail.com/business/vendors-who-are-unfairly-pricing-their-food-items-may-face-legal-action-43111 BANGKOK, 25 November 2014 - The Department of Internal Trade (DIT) under the Commerce Ministry has cautioned food manufacturers and vendors to not unfairly raise food prices. According to DIT Director-General Boonyarit Kalayanamit, the DIT study into food production capital…]]> Business Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:05:22 +0000 Academics suggest better alcohol sales laws http://pattayamail.com/news/academics-suggest-better-alcohol-sales-laws-43100 http://pattayamail.com/news/academics-suggest-better-alcohol-sales-laws-43100 CHIANGMAI, 23 Nov 2014 - Academics have suggested the government improve laws concerning alcohol sales following a study which shows that liquor shops near education institutes are mushrooming. The study which covers education institutes around Chiang mai indicates that the…]]> Latest News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:42:32 +0000 Over 10 billion baht invested in Ayutthaya’s four industrial estates this year http://pattayamail.com/business/over-10-billion-baht-invested-in-ayutthaya-s-four-industrial-estates-this-year-43099 http://pattayamail.com/business/over-10-billion-baht-invested-in-ayutthaya-s-four-industrial-estates-this-year-43099 AYUTTHAYA, 23 November 2014 - Surasak Chaloemkiattawi, Chief of the Industry Office of Ayutthaya revealed there was an increase of over ten billion baht in investment in the four industrial parks of the province this year. According to him, the…]]> Business Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:40:50 +0000 Labor Ministry improves skills of auto workers http://pattayamail.com/news/labor-ministry-improves-skills-of-auto-workers-43098 http://pattayamail.com/news/labor-ministry-improves-skills-of-auto-workers-43098 BANGKOK, 23 November 2014 - The Ministry of Labor is urgently developing skills of automotive workers to be at par with the international standards. Adviser to the labor minister Noppadol Kannikar said the ministry placed high importance on the development…]]> Latest News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:38:46 +0000 Two new ministers take oath before the King http://pattayamail.com/news/two-new-ministers-take-oath-before-the-king-43097 http://pattayamail.com/news/two-new-ministers-take-oath-before-the-king-43097 BANGKOK, 23 November 2014 - On Sunday, at 4.52 p.m., His Majesty the King granted an audience to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha who led two newly appointed members of the Cabinet to give an oath before assuming their posts,…]]> Latest News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:37:28 +0000 Chiang Rai Chamber of Commerce organizes grand seminar on Thai economy http://pattayamail.com/news/chiang-rai-chamber-of-commerce-organizes-grand-seminar-on-thai-economy-43096 http://pattayamail.com/news/chiang-rai-chamber-of-commerce-organizes-grand-seminar-on-thai-economy-43096 CHIANG RAI, 23 November 2014  - The Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Chiang Rai Chamber of Commerce arrange a seminar to brainstorm solutions to the country’s economic problems and discuss how to increase its competitiveness. Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda…]]> Latest News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:36:22 +0000 Satun hard hit by heavy rains, warned of landslides http://pattayamail.com/travel/satun-hard-hit-by-heavy-rains-warned-of-landslides-43095 http://pattayamail.com/travel/satun-hard-hit-by-heavy-rains-warned-of-landslides-43095 SATUN, 23 November 2014 - All districts in Satun are warned of landslides, especially in flood-prone areas, after the province were hit by heavy rains since Friday. Satun governor Detrat Simsiri said those who lived in Tambon Kamphaeng and La…]]> Travel & Tourism Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:35:11 +0000 PM’s Office holds a singing contest to celebrate HM the King 87th birthday anniversary http://pattayamail.com/news/pm-s-office-holds-a-singing-contest-to-celebrate-hm-the-king-87th-birthday-anniversary-43094 http://pattayamail.com/news/pm-s-office-holds-a-singing-contest-to-celebrate-hm-the-king-87th-birthday-anniversary-43094 BANGKOK, 24 Nov 2014,  The Prime Minister’s Office yesterday held a singing contest, commemorating His Majesty the King’s 87th birthday anniversary. The contest was presided over by Minister attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, M.L. Panadda Disakul, who revealed that…]]> Latest News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:33:34 +0000 NLA to convene on impeachment cases of Yingluck, Somsak and Nikom this week http://pattayamail.com/news/nla-to-convene-on-impeachment-cases-of-yingluck-somsak-and-nikom-this-week-43093 http://pattayamail.com/news/nla-to-convene-on-impeachment-cases-of-yingluck-somsak-and-nikom-this-week-43093 BANGKOK, 24 Nov 2014, A hearing on the impeachment cases of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, former Parliament President Somsak Kiatsuranont, and former Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatchapanich will be held on Thursday and Friday. According to Phonpetch Wichitchonlachai, the President…]]> Latest News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:32:25 +0000 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Myanmar rattles Chiang Rai province http://pattayamail.com/news/4-4-magnitude-earthquake-in-myanmar-rattles-chiang-rai-province-43092 http://pattayamail.com/news/4-4-magnitude-earthquake-in-myanmar-rattles-chiang-rai-province-43092 BANGKOK, 24 November 2014  An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale has erupted in the Tachilek town of Myanmar yesterday at 6:49 p.m., sending aftershocks traveling to Chiang Rai province of Thailand. The Seismological Bureau under the Meteorological Department…]]> Latest News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:30:54 +0000 First Bangkok walking street set for Silom Road on 21 December http://pattayamail.com/travel/first-bangkok-walking-street-set-for-silom-road-on-21-december-43081 http://pattayamail.com/travel/first-bangkok-walking-street-set-for-silom-road-on-21-december-43081 First Bangkok walking street set for Silom Road on 21 December
BANGKOK, 21 November 2014 - Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is preparing to open the first walking street on Silom road, Bang Rak District, to compensate for the effects of the reorganization of commercial zones around Bangkok suffered by street vendors. 
Travel & Tourism Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:51:50 +0000
PM wants revision of the Joint Investment Bill http://pattayamail.com/news/pm-wants-revision-of-the-joint-investment-bill-43080 http://pattayamail.com/news/pm-wants-revision-of-the-joint-investment-bill-43080 BANGKOK, 21 November 2014 - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha asserted that he had no intentions to amend the Joint Investment Bill, but would make improvements to it. General Prayut stated that sections of the bill regarding the investment process would…]]> Latest News Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:50:29 +0000 NLA passes bill regarding air traffic offenses http://pattayamail.com/news/nla-passes-bill-regarding-air-traffic-offenses-43079 http://pattayamail.com/news/nla-passes-bill-regarding-air-traffic-offenses-43079 BANGKOK, 21 November 2014 - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) passed bill regarding air traffic offenses, which establishes jurisdiction over crimes committed during flights. After the special committee delivered its report of the bill along with its proposed amendment, the…]]> Latest News Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:49:25 +0000