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, 04 Jul 2015 19:00:08 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Meningococcal disease outbreak kills 1 in Satun http://www.pattayamail.com/news/meningococcal-disease-outbreak-kills-1-in-satun-48687 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/meningococcal-disease-outbreak-kills-1-in-satun-48687 SATUN, 3 July 2015 - An outbreak of meningococcal disease has killed one patient in Satun province, prompting local health officials to remain on high alert. 22 locals who recently developed a fever are being monitored by provincial health units…]]> Latest News Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:23:18 +0000 Egypt expresses interest in water-saving rice farming http://www.pattayamail.com/news/egypt-expresses-interest-in-water-saving-rice-farming-48686 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/egypt-expresses-interest-in-water-saving-rice-farming-48686 BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 – The Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives has revealed that Egypt expressed interest in the country’s water-saving rice cultivation and is eyeing opportunities to foster agricultural cooperation in the near future. Speaking after a talk with…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:45:39 +0000 Thai Oil: oil prices tumble on oversupply concerns http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-oil-oil-prices-tumble-on-oversupply-concerns-48685 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-oil-oil-prices-tumble-on-oversupply-concerns-48685 BANGKOK, 3 July 2015,  Thai Oil Public Company Limited reported that fuel prices remained stable today, amid the global oversupply concerns after the U.S. increased its crude production. the price of West Texas Intermediate crude decreased by 0.03 dollar to…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:45:06 +0000 Thai PM meets Japanese Emperor prior to GMS Summit http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-pm-meets-japanese-emperor-prior-to-gms-summit-48684 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-pm-meets-japanese-emperor-prior-to-gms-summit-48684 TOKYO, 3 July 2015  – The Prime Minister of Thailand is set to meet the President of JETRO, the Emperor of Japan, and leaders from the GMS nations today prior to attending the GMS Summit tomorrow. The Prime Minister Gen…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:44:22 +0000 BMA completes repairs to sinkhole on Phetkasem Rd. http://www.pattayamail.com/news/bma-completes-repairs-to-sinkhole-on-phetkasem-rd-48683 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/bma-completes-repairs-to-sinkhole-on-phetkasem-rd-48683 BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has completed repairs to a sinkhole on Phetkasem Road, which is now open to traffic. According to reports, the 3.5 meter-wide sinkhole was reported after the road collapsed into a…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:43:48 +0000 Ex-ministers respond to NACC's charges against them http://www.pattayamail.com/news/ex-ministers-respond-to-nacc-s-charges-against-them-48682 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/ex-ministers-respond-to-nacc-s-charges-against-them-48682 BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 - A number of former ministers under the Yingluck Shinawatra government have acknowledged charges against them at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) headquarters. Ten ministers so far have acknowledged the accusations against them. Former Prime Minister…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:43:13 +0000 ONESQA and BMA want Bangkok to be ASEAN leader in educational opportunities http://www.pattayamail.com/news/onesqa-and-bma-want-bangkok-to-be-asean-leader-in-educational-opportunities-48681 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/onesqa-and-bma-want-bangkok-to-be-asean-leader-in-educational-opportunities-48681 ONESQA and BMA want Bangkok to be ASEAN leader in educational opportunities
BANGKOK, 3 July 2015  – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) together with the Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA) have announced their ambition to make Bangkok the capital of educational opportunity in ASEAN by stepping up the…
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Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:41:11 +0000
DIT urges consumers to turn to freshwater food, as seafood prices rise http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dit-urges-consumers-to-turn-to-freshwater-food-as-seafood-prices-rise-48680 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dit-urges-consumers-to-turn-to-freshwater-food-as-seafood-prices-rise-48680 BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 - The Department of Internal Trade (DIT) has advised consumers to buy more freshwater foods, now that the prices of seafood have begun to increase. DIT Director General Boonyarit Kalayanamit made the comment after his inspection…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:40:35 +0000 Artificial rainmaking operations add water in 4 main dams http://www.pattayamail.com/news/artificial-rainmaking-operations-add-water-in-4-main-dams-48679 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/artificial-rainmaking-operations-add-water-in-4-main-dams-48679 Artificial rainmaking operations add water in 4 main dams
BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 – The Irrigation Department says its rain-making operations have paid off, adding water to four main dams each day. Since March 1, the Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation has conducted 3,100 cloud-seeding operations, bringing…
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Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:38:28 +0000
Historic City of Ayutthaya not on endangered world heritage site list http://www.pattayamail.com/news/historic-city-of-ayutthaya-not-on-endangered-world-heritage-site-list-48678 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/historic-city-of-ayutthaya-not-on-endangered-world-heritage-site-list-48678 BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 - The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has resolved not to include the Historic City of Ayutthaya in the list of endangered world heritage sites, following the great…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:37:39 +0000 BMA's farmer market kicks off today at CentralWorld http://www.pattayamail.com/news/bma-s-farmer-market-kicks-off-today-at-centralworld-48677 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/bma-s-farmer-market-kicks-off-today-at-centralworld-48677 BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 - The Office of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is hosting a farmer’s market today to promote agrotourism in 26 districts of Bangkok. Organic goods produced by farmers from the 26 districts are for sale today at…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:36:28 +0000 Smart SME Expo 2015 held to help SME businesses thrive http://www.pattayamail.com/business/smart-sme-expo-2015-held-to-help-sme-businesses-thrive-48676 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/smart-sme-expo-2015-held-to-help-sme-businesses-thrive-48676 Smart SME Expo 2015 held to help SME businesses thrive
BANGKOK, 3 July 2015 - Small and medium enterprises (SME) are encouraged to visit the 'Smart SME Expo 2015' for all they need to help promote their businesses. The expo, held under the theme ‘Ultimate Opportunities,’ now underway at Impact…
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Business Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:34:21 +0000
NBTC looks into mobile service operations with a weak phone signal http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nbtc-looks-into-mobile-service-operations-with-a-weak-phone-signal-48675 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nbtc-looks-into-mobile-service-operations-with-a-weak-phone-signal-48675 NBTC looks into mobile service operations with a weak phone signal
BANGKOK, 3 July 2015,  National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) Secretary-General Thakon Tanthasit reports his agency is looking into recent complaints concerning cases of mobile phone disconnection due to a weak mobile phone signal. The NBTC is also to advise…
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Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:32:53 +0000
Samut Songkhram inspects its fisheries http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samut-songkhram-inspects-its-fisheries-48674 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samut-songkhram-inspects-its-fisheries-48674 SAMUT SONGKHRAM, 3 July 2015, Officials from the Samut Songkhram Administration office, Marine office and Social Development and Human Security office yesterday inspected fishing vessels docking at piers on Mae Klong River. The inspections came as the government stepped up…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:32:15 +0000 Singburi holds Bang Rajan Memorial Day http://www.pattayamail.com/news/singburi-holds-bang-rajan-memorial-day-48673 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/singburi-holds-bang-rajan-memorial-day-48673 SINGBURI, 3 July 2015- The central province of Singburi last night organized a Bang Rajan Memorial Day, commemorating the courage, patriotism and sacrifice of the Khai Bang Rajan heroes who defended their home against Burmese invaders to the last man…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:31:40 +0000 More than 70 percent of Muang Buriram’s farmland faces water shortages http://www.pattayamail.com/news/more-than-70-percent-of-muang-buriram-s-farmland-faces-water-shortages-48672 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/more-than-70-percent-of-muang-buriram-s-farmland-faces-water-shortages-48672 BURIRAM, 3 July 2015 - According to Muang Buriram District Chief Poomjitr Sriwongrat, farmers in the area have already planted rice in 290,000 rai of farmland in the area’s 17 sub-districts, 70 percent of which is facing a water shortage.…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:31:09 +0000 Navy eyes submarines from China http://www.pattayamail.com/news/navy-eyes-submarines-from-china-48671 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/navy-eyes-submarines-from-china-48671 Navy eyes submarines from China
BANGKOK, 2 July 2015  – The Royal Thai Navy is planning to propose purchasing submarines from China in a latest move to bolster its defense capacity. Navy chief Kraisorn Chansuwanit disclosed the Royal Thai Navy decided to seek a budget…
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Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:29:01 +0000
Energy Ministry approves 4-billion-baht energy conservation budget http://www.pattayamail.com/news/energy-ministry-approves-4-billion-baht-energy-conservation-budget-48670 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/energy-ministry-approves-4-billion-baht-energy-conservation-budget-48670 Energy Ministry approves 4-billion-baht energy conservation budget
BANGKOK, 2 July 2015  – The Ministry of Energy has approved an additional sum of 4.9 billion baht from the 2015 budget to finance energy conservation and development projects, said the Energy Minister. 
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Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:27:11 +0000
"Healthy City, Community Way of Life Fair" to be held at Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem during 7-26 Jul http://www.pattayamail.com/news/healthy-city-community-way-of-life-fair-to-be-held-at-khlong-phadung-krung-kasem-during-7-26-jul-48669 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/healthy-city-community-way-of-life-fair-to-be-held-at-khlong-phadung-krung-kasem-during-7-26-jul-48669
BANGKOK, 2 July 2015 – The Government is to hold a "Healthy City, Community Way of Life Fair" in response to a higher demand for healthy living. It will take place in July at Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem Market near…
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Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:24:25 +0000
Prachuap Khiri Khan OTOP entrepreneurs to strike business matching deal with Myanmar http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prachuap-khiri-khan-otop-entrepreneurs-to-strike-business-matching-deal-with-myanmar-48668 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prachuap-khiri-khan-otop-entrepreneurs-to-strike-business-matching-deal-with-myanmar-48668 PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, 2 July 2015 – Prachuap Khiri Khan Province will be leading OTOP entrepreneurs to a business matching conference in Myanmar's OTOP Fair in Myeik. The Prachuap Khiri Khan Provincial Community Development Official Precha Kittisattayakul has revealed that…]]> Latest News Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:23:24 +0000