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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, 30 May 2015 01:53:17 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Suvarnabhumi Airport restricts use of plastics & styrofoam on safety concerns http://www.pattayamail.com/news/suvarnabhumi-airport-restricts-use-of-plastics-styrofoam-on-safety-concerns-47561 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/suvarnabhumi-airport-restricts-use-of-plastics-styrofoam-on-safety-concerns-47561 BANGKOK, 29 May 2015 - Suvarnabhumi Airport has explained that its recent decision to ban airport staff from bringing plastic bags and styrofoam containers into its airside luggage-sorting area is based on safety concerns, a move that has generated controversy…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 May 2015 01:31:07 +0000 Rice Dept to unveil 7 new breeds of rice http://www.pattayamail.com/news/rice-dept-to-unveil-7-new-breeds-of-rice-47560 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/rice-dept-to-unveil-7-new-breeds-of-rice-47560 Thailand’s Rice Department will celebrate this year’s “Rice and Farmer’s Day” by unveiling seven new strains of rice. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will inaugurate this year’s ceremony and the department will unveil seven newly approved breeds of…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 May 2015 01:30:06 +0000 NLA passes new Machinery Registration Act http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nla-passes-new-machinery-registration-act-47559 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nla-passes-new-machinery-registration-act-47559 BANGKOK, 29 May 2015 - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has approved of an amendment to the Machinery Registration Act, to reflect the needs of a modern Thailand. The legal body heard a report from a special committee tasked with…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 May 2015 01:28:57 +0000 Trang Police steps up anti human trafficking operation http://www.pattayamail.com/news/trang-police-steps-up-anti-human-trafficking-operation-47558 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/trang-police-steps-up-anti-human-trafficking-operation-47558 TRANG, 29 May 2015 - Trang Provincial Police has urged all agencies to speed up the crackdown of human trafficking activities, encouraging the public to inform any cases through the 191 hotline, says the Trang Police Chief. The Trang Provincial…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 May 2015 01:27:37 +0000 Employment Department hits back at fishing operators http://www.pattayamail.com/news/employment-department-hits-back-at-fishing-operators-47557 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/employment-department-hits-back-at-fishing-operators-47557 BANGKOK, 29 May 2015 - Director-General of the Employment Department Sumet Mahosot has hit back at operators of fishing trawlers to improve working conditions of their employees in order to end labor shortage. The suggestion was made to counter a…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 May 2015 01:26:09 +0000 All foreign tourists safe in truck - train collision in Hat Yai http://www.pattayamail.com/news/all-foreign-tourists-safe-in-truck-train-collision-in-hat-yai-47556 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/all-foreign-tourists-safe-in-truck-train-collision-in-hat-yai-47556 SONGKHLA, 28 May 2015 - The Langkawi Express Train No.954, which was a Kuala Lumpur - Hat Yai transnational train, collided with a cement mixer truck near Ban Rai, Moo 5, in Banpru area, Hat Yai, Songkhla on Thursday afternoon.…]]> Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:27:05 +0000 Minister Adul observes self-reliance programs for hill tribes in Chiang Rai http://www.pattayamail.com/news/minister-adul-observes-self-reliance-programs-for-hill-tribes-in-chiang-rai-47555 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/minister-adul-observes-self-reliance-programs-for-hill-tribes-in-chiang-rai-47555 CHIANG RAI, 28 May 2015 - Social Development and Human Security Minister Adul Saengsingkaew visited the northern province of Chiang Rai to observe self-reliance programs for hill tribe people. Pol Gen Adul met with the village chief and community leaders…]]> Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:26:11 +0000 Thai FM calls for safe atmosphere to live in for all societies in Asia-Pacific http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-fm-calls-for-safe-atmosphere-to-live-in-for-all-societies-in-asia-pacific-47554 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-fm-calls-for-safe-atmosphere-to-live-in-for-all-societies-in-asia-pacific-47554 Thai FM calls for safe atmosphere to live in for all societies in Asia-Pacific BANGKOK, 28 May 2015  - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Tanasak Patimapragorn backed an establishment of suitable atmosphere in each ESCAP member state…]]> Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:25:12 +0000 69th ASEAN COST backs Metrology to be base of sci-tech development in ASEAN http://www.pattayamail.com/news/69th-asean-cost-backs-metrology-to-be-base-of-sci-tech-development-in-asean-47553 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/69th-asean-cost-backs-metrology-to-be-base-of-sci-tech-development-in-asean-47553 PHUKET, 28 May 2015 - The 69th ASEAN Committee for Science and Technology (ASEAN COST) has agreed to develop Metrology as the fundamental of scientific and technological development in ASEAN, said Science and Technology Minister Pichet Durongkaveroj on Thursday. The…]]> Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:24:13 +0000 Industry Ministry launches outlet fair to help cut living expenses http://www.pattayamail.com/business/industry-ministry-launches-outlet-fair-to-help-cut-living-expenses-47552 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/industry-ministry-launches-outlet-fair-to-help-cut-living-expenses-47552 BANGKOK, 28 May 2015 -The Ministry of Industry is organizing the Outlet Fair for the People until the end of this month in a bid to offer affordable products to consumers and lower their cost of living. The launch of…]]> Business Fri, 29 May 2015 02:23:03 +0000 Police make major drug arrest in Bangkok http://www.pattayamail.com/news/police-make-major-drug-arrest-in-bangkok-47551 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/police-make-major-drug-arrest-in-bangkok-47551 BANGKOK, 28 May 2015 - Police in Bangkok confiscated more than 21 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and two million methamphetamine pills on Wednesday night. Pol.Gen. Pongsapat Pongcharoen, deputy police chief, said on Thursday that the drugs were seized following a…]]> Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:22:05 +0000 Fiscal Policy Office states Thai economy grew in April http://www.pattayamail.com/business/fiscal-policy-office-states-thai-economy-grew-in-april-47550 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/fiscal-policy-office-states-thai-economy-grew-in-april-47550 BANGKOK, 29 May 2015,The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) yesterday indicated that Thailand’s economy grew in April, thanks to the government’s financial policy. It however pointed out that the export sector still under-performed. According to Miss Kulaya Tantitemit, Executive Director of…]]> Business Fri, 29 May 2015 02:21:06 +0000 His Majesty the King on royal duty in Hua Hin http://www.pattayamail.com/news/his-majesty-the-king-on-royal-duty-in-hua-hin-47549 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/his-majesty-the-king-on-royal-duty-in-hua-hin-47549 PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, 28 May 2015 - His Majesty the King yesterday granted an audience to the following groups of people respectively at Klai Kangwon Palace in Hua Hin District. - President of the Constitutional Court Nurak Mapraneet who led…]]> Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:20:06 +0000 PM says Asia-Pacific nations must promote regional growth http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-says-asia-pacific-nations-must-promote-regional-growth-47548 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-says-asia-pacific-nations-must-promote-regional-growth-47548 PM says Asia-Pacific nations must promote regional growth
BANGKOK, 28 May 2015 - Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has stressed cooperation between Asian Pacific nations in creating social equality and driving economic growth in the region.
Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:15:53 +0000
Cabinet approves border transport center project in Nakhon Phanom http://www.pattayamail.com/business/cabinet-approves-border-transport-center-project-in-nakhon-phanom-47547 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/cabinet-approves-border-transport-center-project-in-nakhon-phanom-47547 BANGKOK, 28 May 2015 - The Cabinet has approved the 1.1 billion baht budget for the construction of a border transport project in Nakhon Phanom that will help facilitate the logistics in the ASEAN region, according to a spokesman. According…]]> Business Fri, 29 May 2015 02:13:51 +0000 Trat Chamber of Commerce & UTCC hold logistics seminar http://www.pattayamail.com/news/trat-chamber-of-commerce-utcc-hold-logistics-seminar-47546 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/trat-chamber-of-commerce-utcc-hold-logistics-seminar-47546 Trat Chamber of Commerce & UTCC hold logistics seminar
TRAT, 28 May 2015 - The Trat Chamber of Commerce and University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce have co-organized a logistics seminar to prepare business operators for the establishment of special economic zones (SEZ). 
Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:09:30 +0000
Industrial Authority accelerates establishment of industrial estates in SEZs http://www.pattayamail.com/business/industrial-authority-accelerates-establishment-of-industrial-estates-in-sezs-47545 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/industrial-authority-accelerates-establishment-of-industrial-estates-in-sezs-47545 BANGKOK, 28 May 2015 - The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) is urgently conducting feasibility studies on the establishment of industrial estates in the five Special Economic Zones (SEZ) of the country. IEAT Governor Verapong Chaiperm said the IEAT…]]> Business Fri, 29 May 2015 02:08:04 +0000 Rohingyas to receive help and relocation support, ISOC Secretary-General says http://www.pattayamail.com/news/rohingyas-to-receive-help-and-relocation-support-isoc-secretary-general-says-47544 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/rohingyas-to-receive-help-and-relocation-support-isoc-secretary-general-says-47544 BANGKOK, 28 May 2015 - The ISOC Secretary-General has reiterated the Prime Minister’s command to provide help to the Rohingya refugees and support their relocation to their destination. The Internal Security Operations Command Secretary-General Gen Chatchalerm Chalermsukh has revealed that…]]> Latest News Fri, 29 May 2015 02:07:03 +0000 Road to Thi Lo Su Waterfall to be closed for 4 months http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/road-to-thi-lo-su-waterfall-to-be-closed-for-4-months-47503 http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/road-to-thi-lo-su-waterfall-to-be-closed-for-4-months-47503 Road to Thi Lo Su Waterfall to be closed for 4 months
TAK, 27 May 2015 - Road access to the Thi Lo Su Waterfall will be temporary closed from June to September due to the season's weather risks, while providing a restoration period for animals and the forest, according to Tak's…
Travel & Tourism Thu, 28 May 2015 02:39:16 +0000
Transport Minister signs bullet-train deal with Japan http://www.pattayamail.com/news/transport-minister-signs-bullet-train-deal-with-japan-47502 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/transport-minister-signs-bullet-train-deal-with-japan-47502 BANGKOK, 27 May 2015  - Transport Minister Prajin Juntong and his Japanese counterpart Akihiro Ota on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on potential introduction of Japan's shinkansen bullet-train technology in Thailand. ACM Prajin said a feasibility study…]]> Latest News Thu, 28 May 2015 02:38:19 +0000