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 Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:23:49 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb New Rama IX Tap Water Plant now operational http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/new-rama-ix-tap-water-plant-now-operational-50802 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/new-rama-ix-tap-water-plant-now-operational-50802 PATHUM THANI, 1 September 2015, - The new Rama IX Tap Water Plant in Pathum Thani Province, one of several projects royally initiated by His Majesty the King, officially began its operation yesterday, serving the people in the capital and…]]> Thailand News Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:22:14 +0000 Board of Investment to add investment categories to boost Thai economy http://www.pattayamail.com/business/board-of-investment-to-add-investment-categories-to-boost-thai-economy-50801 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/board-of-investment-to-add-investment-categories-to-boost-thai-economy-50801 BANGKOK, 1 September 2015  - The Board of Investment (BOI) will generate more investment incentives to attract potential investors to special economic zones (SEZ). BOI Secretary-General Hirunya Suchinai said she believed that government policy, in addition to current tax breaks,…]]> Business Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:21:43 +0000 Officials keep on enforcing tight security measures in key areas http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/officials-keep-on-enforcing-tight-security-measures-in-key-areas-50790 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/officials-keep-on-enforcing-tight-security-measures-in-key-areas-50790 Officials keep on enforcing tight security measures in key areas
BANGKOK, 31 August 2015  – Security units are still maintaining tight measures at important areas, while the investigation of the bombing incident is showing constant progress, says the NCPO Spokesman.
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Thailand News Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:30:49 +0000
More rain in Sakon Nakhon; floods close schools in Bueng Kan http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/more-rain-in-sakon-nakhon-floods-close-schools-in-bueng-kan-50789 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/more-rain-in-sakon-nakhon-floods-close-schools-in-bueng-kan-50789 BUENG KAN, 1 September 2015 -The local weather agency has predicted more rain in Sakon Nakhon, that's likely to fill the province's reservoirs. Meanwhile, schools in Bueng Kan have temporarily shutdown due to floods. Continuous rain has flooded several areas…]]> Thailand News Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:29:55 +0000 Songkhla fishermen demand more time before removing illegal fishing nets http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/songkhla-fishermen-demand-more-time-before-removing-illegal-fishing-nets-50788 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/songkhla-fishermen-demand-more-time-before-removing-illegal-fishing-nets-50788 SONGKHLA, 1 September 2015 - Hundreds of fishermen from Songkhla have submitted an open letter asking the government to extend the September 10th deadline for the removal of illegal fishing traps from Songkhla Lake. About 500 local fishermen from the…]]> Thailand News Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:28:58 +0000 Confidence in Thailand’s economic fundamentals http://www.pattayamail.com/business/confidence-in-thailand-s-economic-fundamentals-50787 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/confidence-in-thailand-s-economic-fundamentals-50787 Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged the people to be confident about Thailand’s potential, as the country’s economic fundamentals remain strong. In his televised national address on the program "Return Happiness to the People,” the Prime Minister cited the…]]> Business Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:27:51 +0000 Tens of thousands attend merit making ceremony to commemorate 100th day of Luang Phor Koon’s death http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/tens-of-thousands-attend-merit-making-ceremony-to-commemorate-100th-day-of-luang-phor-koon-s-death-50785 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/tens-of-thousands-attend-merit-making-ceremony-to-commemorate-100th-day-of-luang-phor-koon-s-death-50785 Tens of thousands attend merit making ceremony to commemorate 100th day of Luang Phor Koon’s death
KHON KAEN, 31 August 2015  - Disciples of the late revered monk, Luang Phor Koon, organized a merit making ceremony in Khon Kaen marking the 100th day of the abbot's death, with more than 30,000 people taking part.
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Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:06:36 +0000
Health Promotion Foundation holds talks on measures to enhance community health http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/health-promotion-foundation-holds-talks-on-measures-to-enhance-community-health-50784 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/health-promotion-foundation-holds-talks-on-measures-to-enhance-community-health-50784 BANGKOK, 31 August 2015, - The Thai Health Promotion Foundation and the Local Administrative Organization have held talks on approaches to enhancing various aspects of community health. Meeting topics included tobacco control measure, alcohol consumption and road accident reduction campaign,and…]]> Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:05:45 +0000 The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau expects 1 million MICE visitors by year end http://www.pattayamail.com/business/the-thailand-convention-and-exhibition-bureau-expects-1-million-mice-visitors-by-year-end-50783 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/the-thailand-convention-and-exhibition-bureau-expects-1-million-mice-visitors-by-year-end-50783 BANGKOK, 31 August 2015 – The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) expressed confidence that the number of meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) tourists will expand on target amid the global economic slowdown. TCEB President Nopparat Maythaveekulchai revealed that…]]> Business Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:04:51 +0000 Mobile passport unit to serve public in provinces this September http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/mobile-passport-unit-to-serve-public-in-provinces-this-september-50765 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/mobile-passport-unit-to-serve-public-in-provinces-this-september-50765 Mobile passport unit to serve public in provinces this September
BANGKOK, – The Department of Consular Affairs (DCA)’s Mobile Passport Unit will be providing passport issuance services for the public in four provinces this September.
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Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:50:35 +0000
Prime Minister assures no corruption in government http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/prime-minister-assures-no-corruption-in-government-50764 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/prime-minister-assures-no-corruption-in-government-50764 BANGKOK, 31 August 2015  - The Prime Minister has assured that his government will be free of corruption. PM Prayut Chan-o-cha said that the latest Cabinet reshuffle was intended to help adjust the work of the government to be more…]]> Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:49:50 +0000 Yala officials visit locals affected by storm http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/yala-officials-visit-locals-affected-by-storm-50763 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/yala-officials-visit-locals-affected-by-storm-50763 YALA, 31 August 2015, Yala Provincial Administrative Office officials have visited locals affected by storm. Muang Yala District Chief Preecha Chanakitkamjorn yesterday led a team of military, administrative officials, and village chiefs to visit Ta Sae Sub-district of Muang Yala…]]> Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:48:55 +0000 Rail cars for new electric train route will arrive to Thailand early 2016 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/rail-cars-for-new-electric-train-route-will-arrive-to-thailand-early-2016-50762 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/rail-cars-for-new-electric-train-route-will-arrive-to-thailand-early-2016-50762 BANGKOK, 30 August 2015 - The Ministry of Transport has reported that a Japanese rail car manufacturer will be able to deliver all rail cars for the Bang Sue-Bang Yai purple electric train route in January next year. Permanent Secretary…]]> Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:48:11 +0000 Bangkok governor opens road accident reduction campaign http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/bangkok-governor-opens-road-accident-reduction-campaign-50761 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/bangkok-governor-opens-road-accident-reduction-campaign-50761 Bangkok governor opens road accident reduction campaign
BANGKOK, 30 August 2015  - Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra presided over a road accident reduction campaign held on Sunday at Taling Chan Floating Market.
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Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:46:02 +0000
Prime Minister backs cutting back classroom hours http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/prime-minister-backs-cutting-back-classroom-hours-50760 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/prime-minister-backs-cutting-back-classroom-hours-50760 Prime Minister backs cutting back classroom hours
BANGKOK, 30 August 2015  - Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has advocated a reduction in classroom hours in public schools nationwide but stressed teachers must be able to integrate all compulsory curriculum within shorter learning hours, revealed Government spokesperson Col…
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Thailand News Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:42:30 +0000
Education Min eyes cutting school hours to allow students to relax http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/education-min-eyes-cutting-school-hours-to-allow-students-to-relax-50749 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/education-min-eyes-cutting-school-hours-to-allow-students-to-relax-50749 Education Min eyes cutting school hours to allow students to relax
BANGKOK – The Ministry of Education is planning to reduce class time for students in the basic education system in a bid to allow them more time to be with family or to take up extracurricular activities. 
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Thailand News Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:55:16 +0000
Keep Bangkok Clean activity to commence on September 12th http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/keep-bangkok-clean-activity-to-commence-on-september-12th-50748 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/keep-bangkok-clean-activity-to-commence-on-september-12th-50748 BANGKOK – Bangkok City Hall, in collaboration with Three Hearts Foundation, will commence with the "Keep Bangkok Clean" activity on Saturday, September 12, to raise environmental awareness among the public. According to Chumphon Samphaophon, deputy governor of the Bangkok Metropolitan…]]> Thailand News Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:53:55 +0000 Chiang Mai handicraft pottery is GI registered http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/chiang-mai-handicraft-pottery-is-gi-registered-50747 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/chiang-mai-handicraft-pottery-is-gi-registered-50747 CHIANG MAI -The Department of Intellectual Property has described Chiang Mai Celadon as a local-pride handicraft product and a model for other products in Thailand. Director General of the Department of Intellectual Property, Malee Choklumlerd and reporters were recently invited…]]> Thailand News Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:51:55 +0000 FAR holds conference for anti-discrimination against HIV patients http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/far-holds-conference-for-anti-discrimination-against-hiv-patients-50746 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/far-holds-conference-for-anti-discrimination-against-hiv-patients-50746 FAR holds conference for anti-discrimination against HIV patients
CHIANG MAI, 28 August 2015  – The Foundation for AIDS Rights has organized a conference to lessen discrimination of HIV-positive patients on the provincial level.
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Thailand News Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:47:30 +0000
PM thanks Thais for showing unity, urges help in rebuilding confidence http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/pm-thanks-thais-for-showing-unity-urges-help-in-rebuilding-confidence-50731 http://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/pm-thanks-thais-for-showing-unity-urges-help-in-rebuilding-confidence-50731 PM thanks Thais for showing unity, urges help in rebuilding confidence
BANGKOK, 28 August 2015 – Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed appreciation to the Thai people for demonstrating their unity after the recent bomb blast while asking all to help restore confidence among foreign travelers. 
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Thailand News Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:50:30 +0000