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 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:22:00 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Chiang Mai to toughen up road safety measures during Songkran festival http://www.pattayamail.com/news/chiang-mai-to-toughen-up-road-safety-measures-during-songkran-festival-45943 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/chiang-mai-to-toughen-up-road-safety-measures-during-songkran-festival-45943 CHIANG MAI, 27 March 2015  The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Chiang Mai Office is expected to take serious action against drunk drivers during Songkran Festival this year. According to the DDPM, the ‘Drink, Drive and get Arrested'…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:19:51 +0000 Foreign Affairs Ministry to greet freed fishermen http://www.pattayamail.com/news/foreign-affairs-ministry-to-greet-freed-fishermen-45942 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/foreign-affairs-ministry-to-greet-freed-fishermen-45942 BANGKOK, 27 March 2015  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and related agencies will be holding a welcome home activity at Donmueang International Airport for Thai fishermen who have just been released from Ambon Island in Indonesia. The 21 freed fishermen…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:19:01 +0000 PM speaks to Prajuab Khiri Khan residents before attending Cabinet meeting http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-speaks-to-prajuab-khiri-khan-residents-before-attending-cabinet-meeting-45941 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-speaks-to-prajuab-khiri-khan-residents-before-attending-cabinet-meeting-45941 PM speaks to Prajuab Khiri Khan residents before attending Cabinet meeting
PRAJUAB KHIRI KHAN, 27 March 2015 - Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has visited the province of Prajuab Khiri Khan and spoken with the people on government policy this morning before attending the Cabinet meeting. 
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Train crash in Ayutthaya leaves over 40 injured http://www.pattayamail.com/news/train-crash-in-ayutthaya-leaves-over-40-injured-45939 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/train-crash-in-ayutthaya-leaves-over-40-injured-45939 AYUTTHAYA, 27 March 2015 - More than 40 people were injured when two trains collided in Ayutthaya province last night. The accident occurred at 10.30 p.m. when a Nongkhai-Bangkok train was rear-ended by a Denchai-Bangkok train. The collision caused three…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:13:57 +0000 Thais invited to exhibition marking Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s birthday http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thais-invited-to-exhibition-marking-princess-maha-chakri-sirindhorn-s-birthday-45938 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thais-invited-to-exhibition-marking-princess-maha-chakri-sirindhorn-s-birthday-45938 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - Permanent Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office ML Panadda Diskul has encouraged all Thai people to visit a traveling exhibition in commemoration of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s fifth cycle birthday anniversary. According…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:49:21 +0000 PM backs the production of electric cars http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-backs-the-production-of-electric-cars-45937 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-backs-the-production-of-electric-cars-45937 BANGKOK, 27 Mar 2015 - Energy Minister Narongchai Akrasanee revealed that he has assigned related agencies to study possible approaches to promote the production of electric cars in Thailand within the next 3-5 years. Mr. Narongchai said his ministry would…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:48:55 +0000 Issara re-elected as the TCC President position for another term http://www.pattayamail.com/news/issara-re-elected-as-the-tcc-president-position-for-another-term-45936 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/issara-re-elected-as-the-tcc-president-position-for-another-term-45936 BANGKOK, 27 Mar 2015,  Thailand Chamber of Commerce (TCC) has re-elected Issara Wongkusonkit as its president for another term. The decision was made yesterday during the Chamber's 49th annual meeting, during which the new committee was selected to replace the…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:48:18 +0000 Japan is likely to undertake Kanjanaburi route railway project http://www.pattayamail.com/news/japan-is-likely-to-undertake-kanjanaburi-route-railway-project-45935 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/japan-is-likely-to-undertake-kanjanaburi-route-railway-project-45935 BANGKOK, 27 Mar 2015,  Thailand is prepared to discuss a joint railway project with Japan on March 31st, said Transport Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Janthong. According to the minister, the details of the project will be concluded in May,…]]> Latest News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:47:50 +0000 FTI expects motor show to push auto sales http://www.pattayamail.com/business/fti-expects-motor-show-to-push-auto-sales-45934 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/fti-expects-motor-show-to-push-auto-sales-45934 BANGKOK, 27 Mar 2015,  President of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), Supan Mongkonthee, hopes that more than 40,00 cars will be sold during this tear's Bangkok International Motor Show 2015 now underway. According to him, 123,669 cars have been…]]> Business Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:47:13 +0000 BMA to ban alcohol and powder in Silom during Songkran http://www.pattayamail.com/news/bma-to-ban-alcohol-and-powder-in-silom-during-songkran-45933 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/bma-to-ban-alcohol-and-powder-in-silom-during-songkran-45933 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will be keeping illegal street vendors off Silom road during Songkran Festival this year. Accompanied by police officers, city rangers, Bangrak district officials and officers from the 3rd cavalry squadron,…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:20:39 +0000 NLA reviewing several key draft laws and reports today http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nla-reviewing-several-key-draft-laws-and-reports-today-45932 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nla-reviewing-several-key-draft-laws-and-reports-today-45932 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will be considering several key draft laws in today’s meeting. The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) will report to the legislative panel on the draft charter when the session begins at…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:19:45 +0000 Poll: Bangkok governor still popular among Bangkokians http://www.pattayamail.com/news/poll-bangkok-governor-still-popular-among-bangkokians-45931 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/poll-bangkok-governor-still-popular-among-bangkokians-45931 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - Bangkok Governor Mom Rajawongse Sukhumbhand Paripatra remains popular among Bangkok residents during the past two years, according to a recent survey by Bangkok University Research Center. Based on the 10-point evaluation system, the performance of…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:18:45 +0000 Hat Yai seeks popular votes as the world's most lovable and sustainable city http://www.pattayamail.com/news/hat-yai-seeks-popular-votes-as-the-world-s-most-lovable-and-sustainable-city-45930 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/hat-yai-seeks-popular-votes-as-the-world-s-most-lovable-and-sustainable-city-45930 HATYAI, 26 March 2015 - Songkhla's Hat Yai Municipality, a big southern city of Thailand, is inviting people to vote for it as the most lovable and sustainable city in the world, by Friday 27th March 2015. The "We Love…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:17:27 +0000 28 provinces still affected by drought crisis http://www.pattayamail.com/news/28-provinces-still-affected-by-drought-crisis-45929 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/28-provinces-still-affected-by-drought-crisis-45929 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) has revealed that 28 provinces are currently affected by the drought crisis. According to DDOM Director General Chatchai Promlert, more than 7,000 villages in 28 provinces across…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:15:11 +0000 17 cab drivers penalized on first day of re-organization of Bangkok taxi service http://www.pattayamail.com/news/17-cab-drivers-penalized-on-first-day-of-re-organization-of-bangkok-taxi-service-45922 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/17-cab-drivers-penalized-on-first-day-of-re-organization-of-bangkok-taxi-service-45922 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - 17 cab drivers were penalized on the first day of the government's drive to 're-organize' the taxi service in Bangkok. Department of Land Transport Deputy Director-General Chirute Visalachitra inspected the work of officials in front…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:41:27 +0000 Export-grade mango grown in Phichit damaged by recent stormy weather http://www.pattayamail.com/news/export-grade-mango-grown-in-phichit-damaged-by-recent-stormy-weather-45921 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/export-grade-mango-grown-in-phichit-damaged-by-recent-stormy-weather-45921 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - Authorities in various provinces continued to carry out drought mitigation work on Wednesday. Meanwhile, storms have caused extensive damage to mango grown for export in Phichit province. Almost 10,000 rai of mango plantations in Wang…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:40:57 +0000 Prime minister assures handicapped vendors will be allotted lottery tickets http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prime-minister-assures-handicapped-vendors-will-be-allotted-lottery-tickets-45920 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prime-minister-assures-handicapped-vendors-will-be-allotted-lottery-tickets-45920 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - The government is not looking to stop allocating lottery tickets to handicapped lottery vendors even though it was looking to allot some tickets to convenience stores in order to keep the selling price at 80…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:40:23 +0000 Samut Sakhon to hold its first Kaset Fair http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samut-sakhon-to-hold-its-first-kaset-fair-45919 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samut-sakhon-to-hold-its-first-kaset-fair-45919 SAMUT SAKHON, 26 Mar 2015, Samut Sakhon Province is holding its first ‘Samut Sakhon Kaset Fair’, which will be officially launched on April 1st and conclude on April 5th. The event offers quality agricultural products ranging from fresh vegetables to…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:39:54 +0000 Thai-Cambodian border trade cooperation to be enhanced http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-cambodian-border-trade-cooperation-to-be-enhanced-45918 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-cambodian-border-trade-cooperation-to-be-enhanced-45918 BANGKOK, 26 March 2015 - The Thai and Cambodian Ministries of Commerce have agreed to join forces in driving cooperation in border trade further, aiming to achieve trade growth of 30 percent in five years. Deputy Commerce Minister of Thailand…]]> Latest News Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:39:16 +0000 PM urging public to trust legal system http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-urging-public-to-trust-legal-system-45867 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-urging-public-to-trust-legal-system-45867 BANGKOK, 25 March 2015 - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is urging those opposing the justice system to have faith in it. According to the Prime Minister, legal cases involving politicians must be handled under the Thai legal procedures. He said…]]> Latest News Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:57:13 +0000