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, 28 Feb 2015 18:27:56 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Most foreign tourists come to Thailand through travel agencies, ATTA reveals http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/most-foreign-tourists-come-to-thailand-through-travel-agencies-atta-reveals-45321 http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/most-foreign-tourists-come-to-thailand-through-travel-agencies-atta-reveals-45321 Most foreign tourists come to Thailand through travel agencies, ATTA reveals
BANGKOK, 27 February 2015 - The Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA) revealed most of foreign tourists came to Thailand through services of travel agents and tour operators. 
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Travel & Tourism Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:07:31 +0000
MNRE urges law enforcement on ivory http://www.pattayamail.com/news/mnre-urges-law-enforcement-on-ivory-45320 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/mnre-urges-law-enforcement-on-ivory-45320 MNRE urges law enforcement on ivory
BANGKOK, 27 February 2015 - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) has urged all agencies to strictly enforce all ivory related laws in compliance with the Ivory Trade Act to suppress the illegal ivory trade. 
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Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:03:37 +0000
Senior officials of Japanese Embassy observe southern situation in Yala http://www.pattayamail.com/news/senior-officials-of-japanese-embassy-observe-southern-situation-in-yala-45319 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/senior-officials-of-japanese-embassy-observe-southern-situation-in-yala-45319 YALA, 27 February 2015 - Japanese embassy officials led by Mr.Osamu Izawa, minister in charge of political affairs of the embassy, visited the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC) in Yala. The visit was for the Japanese officials to learn…]]> Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:02:51 +0000 PM Office Minister hosts meeting on gov’t achievements promoting http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-office-minister-hosts-meeting-on-gov-t-achievements-promoting-45318 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-office-minister-hosts-meeting-on-gov-t-achievements-promoting-45318 PM Office Minister hosts meeting on gov’t achievements promoting
BANGKOK, 27 February 2015 - The Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office hosted a meeting today on the guidelines to publicizing the government’s achievements. 
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Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:00:47 +0000
Govt eyes spending over 10 billion baht to develop Thai halal products http://www.pattayamail.com/news/govt-eyes-spending-over-10-billion-baht-to-develop-thai-halal-products-45317 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/govt-eyes-spending-over-10-billion-baht-to-develop-thai-halal-products-45317 Govt eyes spending over 10 billion baht to develop Thai halal products
BANGKOK, 27 February 2015 - Thailand is moving closer to becoming one of the world's top halal producers as the national halal promotion committee has agreed on strategies to promote local halal products within the next five years under a…
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Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:57:45 +0000
Surin boosts public toilets’ cleanliness in response to Interior Ministry’s call http://www.pattayamail.com/news/surin-boosts-public-toilets-cleanliness-in-response-to-interior-ministry-s-call-45316 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/surin-boosts-public-toilets-cleanliness-in-response-to-interior-ministry-s-call-45316 SURIN, 27 February 2015 - Surin Province has stepped up hygiene of public toilets by assigning provincial authorities to keep toilets in government offices, tourist attractions and crowded public places clean. The assignment was made in response to complaints made…]]> Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:52:43 +0000 Phuket launches drug rehab camp http://www.pattayamail.com/news/phuket-launches-drug-rehab-camp-45315 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/phuket-launches-drug-rehab-camp-45315 PHUKET, 27 February 2015 - The narcotics control operation center of Phuket has opened a behavior-change drug rehabilitation camp in response to the government’s drug combat policy. The program was launched in line with the second strategy of the government’s…]]> Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:51:32 +0000 Myanmar Vice-President observes healthcare management in Samut Sakhon http://www.pattayamail.com/news/myanmar-vice-president-observes-healthcare-management-in-samut-sakhon-45314 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/myanmar-vice-president-observes-healthcare-management-in-samut-sakhon-45314 SAMUT SAKHON, 27 February 2015 -  The Vice-President of Myanmar observed Samut Sakhon Province's healthcare services management of Thai and foreign nationals. The Vice-President of Myanmar Sai Mauk Kham today visited the Samut Sakhon hospital in Mueang Samut Sakhon District…]]> Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:50:35 +0000 Yala Big Bike Club holds charity event promoting tourism http://www.pattayamail.com/news/yala-big-bike-club-holds-charity-event-promoting-tourism-45313 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/yala-big-bike-club-holds-charity-event-promoting-tourism-45313 YALA, 27 Feb 2015, Big Bike Clubs in the southern region and the nearby Malaysian provinces are holding a charity event promoting tourism and boosting economy in the area. A large number of bikers from the said areas have been…]]> Latest News Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:49:47 +0000 Phetchabun prison gets scoured for illegal items http://www.pattayamail.com/news/phetchabun-prison-gets-scoured-for-illegal-items-45312 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/phetchabun-prison-gets-scoured-for-illegal-items-45312 PHETCHABUN, 27 Feb 2015 - The Governor of Phetchabun has led a team of authorities to scour the provincial prison for illegal items. The operation was carried out in response to the anti-crime policy of the National Council for Peace…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:59:57 +0000 Red Cross low on blood donations http://www.pattayamail.com/news/red-cross-low-on-blood-donations-45311 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/red-cross-low-on-blood-donations-45311 BANGKOK, 27 February 2015 - The Thai Red Cross Society has beseeched the public to donate blood, which is in critically short supply. The Thai Red Cross Society reported that the shortage was affecting hospitals nationwide, which need as much…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:59:03 +0000 DLD hears public opinion on livestock law update http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dld-hears-public-opinion-on-livestock-law-update-45310 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dld-hears-public-opinion-on-livestock-law-update-45310 NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, 26 February 2015 - The Department of Livestock Development (DLD) has taken public feedback into consideration to amend the Animal Breeding Development Act aimed at preventing potential shortages in cattle. The DLD Deputy Director-General Sorawit Thaneto officiated…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:58:14 +0000 Gov’t to open produce market next to Government House http://www.pattayamail.com/news/gov-t-to-open-produce-market-next-to-government-house-45309 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/gov-t-to-open-produce-market-next-to-government-house-45309 Gov’t to open produce market next to Government House
BANGKOK, 26 February 2015 – A Market for rice and agricultural products will be opened next to Government House in March in an attempt to help the country's farmers. 
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Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:54:22 +0000
Private sector in Pattani opens learning center, prepares for AEC http://www.pattayamail.com/news/private-sector-in-pattani-opens-learning-center-prepares-for-aec-45308 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/private-sector-in-pattani-opens-learning-center-prepares-for-aec-45308 PATTANI, 27 Feb 2015, The private sector in the southern province of Pattani opened a learning center yesterday to prepare the locals for the arrival of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) The organizers consist of Pattani Concrete Company Limited and…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:54:31 +0000 Tak Governor gives lectures on benefits of SEZ http://www.pattayamail.com/news/tak-governor-gives-lectures-on-benefits-of-sez-45307 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/tak-governor-gives-lectures-on-benefits-of-sez-45307 TAK, 27 Feb 2015, Governor of Tak Province, Somchai Hatayatanti, yesterday gave a lecture on the benefits of the establishment of a special economic zone (SEZ) to 200 employees of Phadeang Industry Public Company Limited. According to him, the SEZ…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:53:58 +0000 Samutsakhon holds provincial level public hearing on national reform http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samutsakhon-holds-provincial-level-public-hearing-on-national-reform-45306 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samutsakhon-holds-provincial-level-public-hearing-on-national-reform-45306 SAMUTSAKHON, 27 Feb 2015, Samutsakhon Provincial Administration Office held a public hearing on the national reform yesterday. The provincial level public hearing drew attention from the province’s legal entities, associations, clubs, foundations, government agencies and the private sector. According to…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:53:32 +0000 Buriram warns locals of H1N1 flu after 166 cases reported with one dead http://www.pattayamail.com/news/buriram-warns-locals-of-h1n1-flu-after-166-cases-reported-with-one-dead-45305 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/buriram-warns-locals-of-h1n1-flu-after-166-cases-reported-with-one-dead-45305 BURIRAM, 27 Feb 2015 - The Public Health Office in Buriram has issued an official warning to the public regarding the spread of H1N1 flu, after 166 cases have been reported with one dead since January. According to the office,…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:53:02 +0000 Sixteen vagrants apprehended in Buriram, as the province ramps up anti-human trafficking drive http://www.pattayamail.com/news/sixteen-vagrants-apprehended-in-buriram-as-the-province-ramps-up-anti-human-trafficking-drive-45304 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/sixteen-vagrants-apprehended-in-buriram-as-the-province-ramps-up-anti-human-trafficking-drive-45304 BURIRAM, 27 Feb 2015 - The Social Development and Human Security Office in Buriram plans to give job training for vagrants found in the province, in its bids to keep them off the streets in the future. Officials earlier took…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:52:30 +0000 Prachinburi sends mobile unit to assist locals in remote areas. http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prachinburi-sends-mobile-unit-to-assist-locals-in-remote-areas-45302 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prachinburi-sends-mobile-unit-to-assist-locals-in-remote-areas-45302 PRACHINBURI, 26 February 2015, The Prachinburi Administration Office has collaborated with the private sector, the Thai Red Cross Society, and other related agencies in a campaign to dispatch mobile units to offer assistance to residents in remote areas. The campaign…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:32:29 +0000 Rice pledging scheme costs 700 billion baht in damages http://www.pattayamail.com/news/rice-pledging-scheme-costs-700-billion-baht-in-damages-45301 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/rice-pledging-scheme-costs-700-billion-baht-in-damages-45301 BANGKOK, 26 February 2015, A preliminary report has disclosed that the subsidy program cost the Kingdom 700 billion baht since its inception nine years ago. The report by the sub-committee on closing the account of the rice pledging scheme also…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:31:22 +0000