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://www.pattayamail.com Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:55:17 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Samut Prakarn authorities inspect fishing boats to stop human trafficking http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samut-prakarn-authorities-inspect-fishing-boats-to-stop-human-trafficking-46385 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samut-prakarn-authorities-inspect-fishing-boats-to-stop-human-trafficking-46385 SAMUT PRAKARN, 17 April 2015 - Samut Prakarn provincial authorities have inspected fishing vessels to curb human trafficking ahead of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). Boat owners have been encouraged to have their migrant workers registered for a new identification card.…]]> Latest News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:07:50 +0000 Income registration form soon to be drafted http://www.pattayamail.com/news/income-registration-form-soon-to-be-drafted-46384 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/income-registration-form-soon-to-be-drafted-46384 BANGKOK, 17 April 2015, The Revenue Department has been developing procedures and drafting forms for income registration. Deputy Finance Minister Wisudhi Srisuphan revealed the move is in accordance with a recent order by Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha. Mr. Wisudhi…]]> Latest News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:06:15 +0000 Prime Minister announces the government's 6-month performance http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prime-minister-announces-the-government-s-6-month-performance-46383 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prime-minister-announces-the-government-s-6-month-performance-46383 BANGKOK, 17 April 2015 - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha presented to the Thai and foreign media earlier this morning the government’s 6-month performance reports. In a press conference at Government House, Prime Minister Prayut, ministers and government officials from the…]]> Latest News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:04:44 +0000 Agriculture Min devising organic farming strategy to boost product values http://www.pattayamail.com/business/agriculture-min-devising-organic-farming-strategy-to-boost-product-values-46382 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/agriculture-min-devising-organic-farming-strategy-to-boost-product-values-46382 BANGKOK, 17 April 2015 - The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is on track to formulate a plan to promote organic farming in hopes of adding value to Thai produce. Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Petipong Pungbun Na Ayudhya gave an…]]> Business Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:02:05 +0000 OTOP products well-received by Myanmar shoppers http://www.pattayamail.com/business/otop-products-well-received-by-myanmar-shoppers-46381 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/otop-products-well-received-by-myanmar-shoppers-46381 PRACHUAB KHIRI KHAN, 17 April 2015  -Thailand’s One Tambon One Product (OTOP) goods have been well-received by Myanmar shoppers during the recently-concluded Thailand-Myanmar OTOP. The fair was held in Myeik City between April 4 and 6. The event brought together…]]> Business Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:00:20 +0000 Drought worsens nationwide, smog intensifies in the Northeast http://www.pattayamail.com/news/drought-worsens-nationwide-smog-intensifies-in-the-northeast-46380 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/drought-worsens-nationwide-smog-intensifies-in-the-northeast-46380 UTHAI THANI, 17 April 2015 - Thailand has continued to suffer from the worsening drought crisis. Several fruit orchards in the South have been affected by water shortages, while the Northeast has continued to experience heavy smog. A dike has…]]> Latest News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:59:26 +0000 NACC to file lawsuit against 20 companies involved in G2G rice scheme http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nacc-to-file-lawsuit-against-20-companies-involved-in-g2g-rice-scheme-46379 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nacc-to-file-lawsuit-against-20-companies-involved-in-g2g-rice-scheme-46379 BANGKOK, 17 April 2015 - The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) is expected to file a lawsuit against private companies involved in the allegedly corrupt government-to-government (G2G) rice scheme. NACC member Vicha Mahakhun has revealed that as many as 20 companies…]]> Latest News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:58:33 +0000 Apartment and single house prices rise in Q1 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/apartment-and-single-house-prices-rise-in-q1-46378 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/apartment-and-single-house-prices-rise-in-q1-46378 BANGKOK, 17 April 2015,  Mr. Sammana Keetasin, Director of the Real Estate Information Center, revealed that prices of apartments and detached houses rose during the first quarter of this year. The director said apartment rental rose 4.7% compared to same…]]> Latest News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:53:50 +0000 Public Health Min content with emergency responses during Songkran http://www.pattayamail.com/news/public-health-min-content-with-emergency-responses-during-songkran-46377 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/public-health-min-content-with-emergency-responses-during-songkran-46377 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015 - The Ministry of Public Health is pleased with the performance of its emergency assistance units during the Songkran holiday while setting a target to further promote its emergency hotline 1669. Public Health Minister Dr Rajata…]]> Latest News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:52:15 +0000 TAT promotes tour packages on workdays http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/tat-promotes-tour-packages-on-workdays-46376 http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/tat-promotes-tour-packages-on-workdays-46376 BANGKOK, 17 April 2015 - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and 400 tour agencies are preparing to offer non-weekend tour packages, which cost only half of the normal prices during holidays or high season. According to TAT Deputy Governor…]]> Travel & Tourism Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:50:52 +0000 NBTC to increase service counter for prepaid card phone users http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nbtc-to-increase-service-counter-for-prepaid-card-phone-users-46359 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nbtc-to-increase-service-counter-for-prepaid-card-phone-users-46359 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015 - The National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission (NBTC) plans to increase the number of registration service counters for prepaid card mobile phone users. The service is free of charge. According to NBTC Deputy Secretary General Korkij…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:27:16 +0000 Classic films to be screened in Narathiwat’s 100th anniversary http://www.pattayamail.com/news/classic-films-to-be-screened-in-narathiwat-s-100th-anniversary-46358 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/classic-films-to-be-screened-in-narathiwat-s-100th-anniversary-46358 Classic films to be screened in Narathiwat’s 100th anniversary
NARATHIWAT, 16 April 2015 - The Ministry of Culture is inviting movie lovers and the general public to enjoy free movies which will be one of the highlights of 100th anniversary of Narathiwat province. 
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Transport Ministry confident no holiday travelers will be stranded http://www.pattayamail.com/news/transport-ministry-confident-no-holiday-travelers-will-be-stranded-46357 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/transport-ministry-confident-no-holiday-travelers-will-be-stranded-46357 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015 - The Ministry of Transport is confident that all Songkran travelers will be able to return home in a timely manner, without being stranded at railway and bus terminals. Deputy Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith revealed that…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:22:36 +0000 CDC ready to submit draft charter to NRC http://www.pattayamail.com/news/cdc-ready-to-submit-draft-charter-to-nrc-46356 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/cdc-ready-to-submit-draft-charter-to-nrc-46356 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015 - The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) is set to submit the first draft of the constitution to the National Reform Council on April 17, as well as making it available for public scrutiny. CDC Second Vice…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:21:40 +0000 Transport Minister may apply Section 44 to state projects http://www.pattayamail.com/news/transport-minister-may-apply-section-44-to-state-projects-46355 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/transport-minister-may-apply-section-44-to-state-projects-46355 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015 - The Ministry of Transport has been considering the use of Section 44 to expedite its infrastructure projects. In a bid to bring several projects initiated during this administration to fruition, Transport Minister Air Chief Marshal…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 06:17:11 +0000 The Northeastern Women's Empowerment Fund, to address female related issues http://www.pattayamail.com/news/the-northeastern-women-s-empowerment-fund-to-address-female-related-issues-46341 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/the-northeastern-women-s-empowerment-fund-to-address-female-related-issues-46341 NAKHONPHANOM, 16 April 2015, The Northeastern Women's Empowerment Fund is to address female related issues and improve the overall living conditions of women in the region. President of the fund, Sujinda Sriworakhan, said that the agency is responsible for developing…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:13:58 +0000 OAG adopts measures to prevent corruption within governmental units http://www.pattayamail.com/news/oag-adopts-measures-to-prevent-corruption-within-governmental-units-46340 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/oag-adopts-measures-to-prevent-corruption-within-governmental-units-46340 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015, The Governor of the Office of the Auditor General of Thailand, Special Professor Chaiyasit Trachutham has restated his office’s aggressive approach to the problem, in order to prevent corruption and to bring about the most benefit…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:13:02 +0000 The Ministry of Public Health warns drinkers of alcohol withdrawal effects after Songkran http://www.pattayamail.com/news/the-ministry-of-public-health-warns-drinkers-of-alcohol-withdrawal-effects-after-songkran-46339 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/the-ministry-of-public-health-warns-drinkers-of-alcohol-withdrawal-effects-after-songkran-46339 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015,  The Ministry of Public Health has expressed concerns over the effects of alcohol withdrawal after Songkran celebrations, advising drinkers to rest, and refrain from drinking energy drinks and from driving. The Minister of Public Health, Dr.…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:12:25 +0000 DIP to promote southern industrial sector http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dip-to-promote-southern-industrial-sector-46338 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dip-to-promote-southern-industrial-sector-46338 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015,  The Department of Industrial Promotion is planning to promote the industrial scene in the southern region, particularly in Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, Satun, and Songkhla Provinces. DIP Director-General, Athit Wutkaro, said the plan would focus on para…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:11:31 +0000 UNESCO and Thai agencies unite in producing new tour guides http://www.pattayamail.com/news/unesco-and-thai-agencies-unite-in-producing-new-tour-guides-46337 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/unesco-and-thai-agencies-unite-in-producing-new-tour-guides-46337 BANGKOK, 16 April 2015, Deputy Director of the Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA), Chuwit Mitrchob, has announced a campaign to produce a new generation of tour guides with expertise in Thailand's world heritage sites. Mr. Chuwit said the…]]> Latest News Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:08:35 +0000