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, 27 Aug 2014 08:25:29 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb THAI dismisses rumor of 200 pilots tendering resignation http://pattayamail.com/business/thai-dismisses-rumor-of-200-pilots-tendering-resignation-40682 http://pattayamail.com/business/thai-dismisses-rumor-of-200-pilots-tendering-resignation-40682 BANGKOK, 26 August 2014 - Thai Airways International Public Company (THAI) has clarified the rumor that 200 pilots have resigned at one time, saying that such rumor is groundless. First Lieutenant Athisak Padchuenjai, THAI Executive Vice President of Operations Department,…]]> Business Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:42:34 +0000 CGD ready for civil servants’ pay rise, awaiting signal from PM http://pattayamail.com/business/cgd-ready-for-civil-servants-pay-rise-awaiting-signal-from-pm-40681 http://pattayamail.com/business/cgd-ready-for-civil-servants-pay-rise-awaiting-signal-from-pm-40681 BANGKOK, 25 August 2014 – The Comptroller General’s Department (CGD) has expressed readiness to adjust up the salary of civil servants as soon as an instruction is given by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Speaking of the wage increase policy for…]]> Business Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:40:51 +0000 Stocks open the week positively http://pattayamail.com/business/stocks-open-the-week-positively-40680 http://pattayamail.com/business/stocks-open-the-week-positively-40680 BANGKOK, 25 August 2014 – The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Index opened the week on a positive note, and ended at 1,563.13. Thailand’s SET Index went up 6.16 points, or 0.40%, on turnover of 41.158 billion baht. Nearly all…]]> Business Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:39:48 +0000 Second Thailand-Myanmar friendship bridge set to be constructed http://pattayamail.com/business/second-thailand-myanmar-friendship-bridge-set-to-be-constructed-40679 http://pattayamail.com/business/second-thailand-myanmar-friendship-bridge-set-to-be-constructed-40679 Second Thailand-Myanmar friendship bridge set to be constructed
BANGKOK, 24 August 2014  - Thailand and Myanmar are set to jointly construct another Friendship Bridge to bring the citizens of the two neighbors even closer. 
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Chiang Rai quakes add to locals' worries and damage at historical site http://pattayamail.com/news/chiang-rai-quakes-add-to-locals-worries-and-damage-at-historical-site-40678 http://pattayamail.com/news/chiang-rai-quakes-add-to-locals-worries-and-damage-at-historical-site-40678 CHIANG RAI, 26 August 2014 – Three earthquakes of magnitudes between 2.5 and 4.8 took place early on Monday in Chiang Rai, causing further damage to at least one historical site that was already damaged from the magnitude 6.3 quake…]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:58:27 +0000 Jellyfish swarms get locals, visitors, plant managers excited in Rayong http://pattayamail.com/news/jellyfish-swarms-get-locals-visitors-plant-managers-excited-in-rayong-40677 http://pattayamail.com/news/jellyfish-swarms-get-locals-visitors-plant-managers-excited-in-rayong-40677 RAYONG, 26 August 2014 – Locals and tourists in Rayong were excitedly observing the huge swarms of colorful jellyfish near Samet Island, while worried industrial plant managers were reportedly also keeping watch of the seas around their plant. The jelly…]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:57:17 +0000 Newly sworn in PM cut short pleasantries in face of pressing issues http://pattayamail.com/news/newly-sworn-in-pm-cut-short-pleasantries-in-face-of-pressing-issues-40676 http://pattayamail.com/news/newly-sworn-in-pm-cut-short-pleasantries-in-face-of-pressing-issues-40676 BANGKOK, 26 August 2014 – Newly sworn-in prime minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday cut short his pleasantries with high-ranking state officials who attended his swear-in ceremony, telling them there was little time to spare as the nation's problems were…]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:55:59 +0000 Superstar Lin Ping giant panda's return to Thailand remains unknown http://pattayamail.com/news/superstar-lin-ping-giant-panda-s-return-to-thailand-remains-unknown-40675 http://pattayamail.com/news/superstar-lin-ping-giant-panda-s-return-to-thailand-remains-unknown-40675 CHIANG MAI, 25 August 2014  - The Chiang Mai Zoo is awaiting a decision from its executives on the bringing back of Thailand-born giant panda “Lin Ping” following the Chinese government’s approval of its 15-year stay in the country, at…]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:54:38 +0000 29 provinces warned of flash floods this week http://pattayamail.com/news/29-provinces-warned-of-flash-floods-this-week-40674 http://pattayamail.com/news/29-provinces-warned-of-flash-floods-this-week-40674 BANGKOK, 25 August 2014 – Twenty-nine provinces are being warned of flash floods that may occur during August 26-30, according to the Meteorological Department.]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:53:34 +0000 Satun deputy governor follows up human trafficking prevention and crackdown http://pattayamail.com/news/satun-deputy-governor-follows-up-human-trafficking-prevention-and-crackdown-40673 http://pattayamail.com/news/satun-deputy-governor-follows-up-human-trafficking-prevention-and-crackdown-40673 SATUN, 25 August 2014  – A meeting of a sub-committee on human trafficking prevention and suppression was chaired by Satun deputy governor Weeranan Pengchan to discuss and follow up the progress of the efforts made to register migrant workers. A…]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:52:01 +0000 Gen. Prayuth: New Cabinet to be formed by September http://pattayamail.com/news/gen-prayuth-new-cabinet-to-be-formed-by-september-40672 http://pattayamail.com/news/gen-prayuth-new-cabinet-to-be-formed-by-september-40672 BANGKOK, 25 August 2014 – The newly-elected prime minister has corrected his earlier statement regarding the timing of the formation of his Cabinet. Following the official appointment as Thailand’s 29th Prime Minister, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha made a brief statement in…]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:50:36 +0000 Water levels in Bhumibol and Sirikit Dams remain critically low http://pattayamail.com/news/water-levels-in-bhumibol-and-sirikit-dams-remain-critically-low-40671 http://pattayamail.com/news/water-levels-in-bhumibol-and-sirikit-dams-remain-critically-low-40671 Water levels in Bhumibol and Sirikit Dams remain critically low
BANGKOK, 25 August 2014 - The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has warned residents living near the Bhumibol and Sirikit Dams to use water sparingly after the water levels in these dams have dropped to a great concern. 
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Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:42:19 +0000
Rice planting campaign and contest held in Buriram http://pattayamail.com/business/rice-planting-campaign-and-contest-held-in-buriram-40667 http://pattayamail.com/business/rice-planting-campaign-and-contest-held-in-buriram-40667 BURIRAM, 25 August 2014  - Buriram province, in collaboration with local administrative organization, has organized a rice planting campaign and competition to conserve the traditional farming method as well as helping farmers reduce their costs. Buriram Deputy Governor Chalermpol Pollawan…]]> Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:53:22 +0000 Energy Ministry invites public to conserve energy to honor His Majesty the King http://pattayamail.com/business/energy-ministry-invites-public-to-conserve-energy-to-honor-his-majesty-the-king-40666 http://pattayamail.com/business/energy-ministry-invites-public-to-conserve-energy-to-honor-his-majesty-the-king-40666 BANGKOK, 25 August 2014 -The Ministry of Energy, Thailand has invited the public to participate in the 'Conserve Energy Contest' campaign, to honor His Majesty the King’s initiatives regarding a sustainable community. Members of the public who are appreciative of…]]> Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:52:14 +0000 Nonthaburi province to welcome Chinese representatives for AEC preparations http://pattayamail.com/business/nonthaburi-province-to-welcome-chinese-representatives-for-aec-preparations-40665 http://pattayamail.com/business/nonthaburi-province-to-welcome-chinese-representatives-for-aec-preparations-40665 NONTHABURI, 25 August 2014 - Nonthaburi Governor Thanon Wetkarakanon has chaired a meeting at the city hall to discuss preparations to welcome representatives of Sangyao and Yishan districts, China, who are scheduled to visit Nonthaburi to exchange information regarding tourism,…]]> Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:46:47 +0000 Thai stock market shows positive trend for week of August 25-29 http://pattayamail.com/business/thai-stock-market-shows-positive-trend-for-week-of-august-25-29-40664 http://pattayamail.com/business/thai-stock-market-shows-positive-trend-for-week-of-august-25-29-40664 BANGKOK, 25 August 2014  - Analysts have predicted that the SET Index of Thailand would continue to rise this week due to a positive sentiment about the designation of a new Cabinet. ]]> Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:45:38 +0000 NCPO putting distance learning via satellite method into practice http://pattayamail.com/news/ncpo-putting-distance-learning-via-satellite-method-into-practice-40660 http://pattayamail.com/news/ncpo-putting-distance-learning-via-satellite-method-into-practice-40660 Suphanburi, 25 August 2014 - The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is moving to put into practice the program of distance learning via satellite introduced by His Majesty the King. Suphanburi province has been selected as the model…]]> Latest News Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:36:31 +0000 Drafting of NLA meeting policy expected to finish this week http://pattayamail.com/news/drafting-of-nla-meeting-policy-expected-to-finish-this-week-40659 http://pattayamail.com/news/drafting-of-nla-meeting-policy-expected-to-finish-this-week-40659 BANGKOK, 25 August 2014  – The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) committee in charge of drawing up meeting regulations is expected to finish its duty within this week before the regulations are reviewed by NLA members next week. NLA Vice President…]]> Latest News Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:34:49 +0000 Chiang Rai struck by 4.4-magnitude earthquake http://pattayamail.com/news/chiang-rai-struck-by-4-4-magnitude-earthquake-40658 http://pattayamail.com/news/chiang-rai-struck-by-4-4-magnitude-earthquake-40658 CHIANG RAI, 25 August 2014 - An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in Mae Suai district of Chiang Rai province early this morning. The seismology office of the Meteorological Department reported that that locals in Chiang…]]> Latest News Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:33:37 +0000 Special Report: NCPO chief asks Thais to work together to achieve national reform http://pattayamail.com/news/special-report-ncpo-chief-asks-thais-to-work-together-to-achieve-national-reform-40657 http://pattayamail.com/news/special-report-ncpo-chief-asks-thais-to-work-together-to-achieve-national-reform-40657 Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) General Prayuth Chan-ocha has stressed that the NCPO would not interfere in the reform process and that Thai people must work together in order to achieve the desirable national reform.…]]> Latest News Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:32:02 +0000