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, 27 Jan 2015 07:52:29 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Thailand expresses condolences on passing of Saudi king http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thailand-expresses-condolences-on-passing-of-saudi-king-44553 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thailand-expresses-condolences-on-passing-of-saudi-king-44553 BANGKOK, 23 January 2015  - Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha joins people around the world in mourning the passing of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. "I have the honour to extend my deepest condolences and sympathy to Your Majesty, Members…]]> Latest News Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:38:58 +0000 Prayut asks taxi operators not to take advantage of passengers http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prayut-asks-taxi-operators-not-to-take-advantage-of-passengers-44552 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/prayut-asks-taxi-operators-not-to-take-advantage-of-passengers-44552 BANGKOK, 24 Jan 2015,  Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged taxi operators not to take advantages of passengers, referring to the infamous case involving a cab driver at Suvarnabhumi Airport and a Japanese tourist that has gone viral on…]]> Latest News Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:38:22 +0000 Gov’t working to boost tourism, Thai PM says http://www.pattayamail.com/news/gov-t-working-to-boost-tourism-thai-pm-says-44551 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/gov-t-working-to-boost-tourism-thai-pm-says-44551 BANGKOK, 24 January 2015 -The Thai government is looking to increase more tourism channels, while the floating market set up beside the government house is intended to increase the people’s income. On the national televised program, Prime Minister Gen. Prayut…]]> Latest News Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:37:46 +0000 PM opens 14th TELMIN conference this morning http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-opens-14th-telmin-conference-this-morning-44543 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-opens-14th-telmin-conference-this-morning-44543 BANGKOK, 22 January 2015  Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha officially opened the 14th Meeting of the ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Ministers (TELMIN) at Shangri La Hotel this morning. Prior to the conference, the Prime Minister received ASEAN IT ministers at the…]]> Latest News Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:22:49 +0000 Severe drought in Khon Kean forces locals to buy water for consumption http://www.pattayamail.com/news/severe-drought-in-khon-kean-forces-locals-to-buy-water-for-consumption-44542 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/severe-drought-in-khon-kean-forces-locals-to-buy-water-for-consumption-44542 KHON KEAN, 22 Jan 2015,  The locals of Khon Kean’s Nongrua District have been suffering from severe drought conditions, forcing them to purchase water for consumption The 70-rai Nongsala reservoir in Yangkham Sub-district has dried up and the little water…]]> Latest News Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:21:54 +0000 Govt. set to move beggars from streets on sustainable basis http://www.pattayamail.com/news/govt-set-to-move-beggars-from-streets-on-sustainable-basis-44541 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/govt-set-to-move-beggars-from-streets-on-sustainable-basis-44541 BANGKOK, 22 Jan 2015 - The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) will lead a campaign to address the ongoing beggar issue on a sustainable basis, with a major clean-up operation to be organized from January 26th -30th.…]]> Latest News Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:20:32 +0000 Water management plan to be proposed to Cabinet next month http://www.pattayamail.com/news/water-management-plan-to-be-proposed-to-cabinet-next-month-44540 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/water-management-plan-to-be-proposed-to-cabinet-next-month-44540 BANGKOK, 22 January 2015 - The water management policy committee is planning to propose to the cabinet its comprehensive water management blueprint in February. Commerce Minister General Chatchai Sarikalya, who chairs the committee, said his team is still reviewing the…]]> Latest News Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:19:19 +0000 NBTC: All prepaid number users must register their SIM cards before August http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nbtc-all-prepaid-number-users-must-register-their-sim-cards-before-august-44539 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nbtc-all-prepaid-number-users-must-register-their-sim-cards-before-august-44539 BANGKOK, 22 Jan 2015,  The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) yesterday announced that all prepaid Subscriber Identity Module or SIM cards must be registered by July 31st. Failure to do so will result in the termination of services. The…]]> Latest News Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:18:16 +0000 Prices of three categories of products already lowered due to cheaper oil http://www.pattayamail.com/business/prices-of-three-categories-of-products-already-lowered-due-to-cheaper-oil-44434 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/prices-of-three-categories-of-products-already-lowered-due-to-cheaper-oil-44434 BANGKOK, 20 January 2015 - Prices of three categories of goods, of which manufacturers have benefited from the drop in oil price, have already been lowered, according to the Department of Internal Trade. Department director-general Boonyarit Kalayanamit said on Monday…]]> Business Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:35:44 +0000 Lamphun sets up learning center discouraging the ‘slash and burn’ practice http://www.pattayamail.com/news/lamphun-sets-up-learning-center-discouraging-the-slash-and-burn-practice-44433 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/lamphun-sets-up-learning-center-discouraging-the-slash-and-burn-practice-44433 LAMPHUN, 20 Jan 2015,  The Department of Environmental Quality Promotion (DEQP) has established a learning center in Baanpuang Sub-district of Tunghuachang District in Lamphun Province, aimed at discouraging the ‘slash and burn’ agricultural technique. Deputy Director General of the Department,…]]> Latest News Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:34:08 +0000 No American apples with deadly bacteria found in Bangkok http://www.pattayamail.com/news/no-american-apples-with-deadly-bacteria-found-in-bangkok-44432 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/no-american-apples-with-deadly-bacteria-found-in-bangkok-44432 BANGKOK, 20 January 2015 - The National Bureau of Agricultural Commodity and Food Standards (ACFS) says no imported apples distributed by American companies are found contaminated in Thailand. The ACFS has taken samples of American apples, especially the suspected Gala…]]> Latest News Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:33:08 +0000 UNHCR urged to help Rohingyas in South of Thailand http://www.pattayamail.com/news/unhcr-urged-to-help-rohingyas-in-south-of-thailand-44431 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/unhcr-urged-to-help-rohingyas-in-south-of-thailand-44431 NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, 20 January 2015 - The Muslims for Peace Foundation is planning to ask the UN Refugee Agency to help Rohingyas falling prey to human traffickers. Nakhon Si Thammarat residents in Hua Sai district have donated their money…]]> Latest News Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:29:24 +0000 Commerce Minister visits Hong Kong for cooperation http://www.pattayamail.com/business/commerce-minister-visits-hong-kong-for-cooperation-44422 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/commerce-minister-visits-hong-kong-for-cooperation-44422 HONG KONG, 18 January 2015 – The Thai Minster of Commerce is on a business trip visiting Hong Kong to enhance the trade cooperation and push forward the ASEAN - Hong Kong FTA framework to be completed by 2016. The…]]> Business Mon, 19 Jan 2015 07:01:56 +0000 Farmers sell discounted rubber saplings to survive lackluster business http://www.pattayamail.com/business/farmers-sell-discounted-rubber-saplings-to-survive-lackluster-business-44421 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/farmers-sell-discounted-rubber-saplings-to-survive-lackluster-business-44421 YALA, 18 Jan 2015 – Rubber growers affected by the falling rubber price have worked out ways to survive the sluggish state of the industry by selling rubber saplings at weekend markets. A number of rubber farmers, who previously sold…]]> Business Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:59:38 +0000 Pattani’s Employment Office warns laborers about rogue employment agencies http://www.pattayamail.com/business/pattani-s-employment-office-warns-laborers-about-rogue-employment-agencies-44420 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/pattani-s-employment-office-warns-laborers-about-rogue-employment-agencies-44420 PATTANI, 19 Jan 2015,  - Pattani’s Employment Office has warned Thai laborers to check the credentials of employment agencies before leaving the country to work in Lao PDR. The Chief of the Pattani Employment Office Chuanchom Bua-anon, revealed that rogue…]]> Business Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:57:19 +0000 Pattani’s Employment Office warns laborers about rogue employment agencies http://www.pattayamail.com/business/pattani-s-employment-office-warns-laborers-about-rogue-employment-agencies-44419 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/pattani-s-employment-office-warns-laborers-about-rogue-employment-agencies-44419 PATTANI, 19 Jan 2015,  - Pattani’s Employment Office has warned Thai laborers to check the credentials of employment agencies before leaving the country to work in Lao PDR. The Chief of the Pattani Employment Office Chuanchom Bua-anon, revealed that rogue…]]> Business Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:57:19 +0000 Commerce Ministry’s Inspector General visits Damrongtham Center in Surin http://www.pattayamail.com/business/commerce-ministry-s-inspector-general-visits-damrongtham-center-in-surin-44418 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/commerce-ministry-s-inspector-general-visits-damrongtham-center-in-surin-44418 SURIN, 19 Jan 2015 – A Commerce Ministry Inspector General, Miss Nopporn Linthong, yesterday visited Damrongtham Center in Surin Province to listen to its problems and obstacles in handling complaints from public members. The Damrongtham Center has been established since…]]> Business Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:55:51 +0000 Transport Minister pushes for establishing more duty free shops http://www.pattayamail.com/business/transport-minister-pushes-for-establishing-more-duty-free-shops-44417 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/transport-minister-pushes-for-establishing-more-duty-free-shops-44417 BANGKOK, 19 Jan 2015, - In light of the Transport Minister's plan to do away with monopoly in the nation's duty free market-- bringing King Power International Group's control over the industry to an end-- several foreign and domestic companies…]]> Business Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:51:46 +0000 Smart Job Center opens its door today http://www.pattayamail.com/business/smart-job-center-opens-its-door-today-44416 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/smart-job-center-opens-its-door-today-44416 Smart Job Center opens its door today
BANGKOK, 19 Jan 2015,  The Ministry of Labor is opening an employment service center dubbed ‘Smart Job Center’ today, with an aim of matching potential employers and prospective employees. 
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Easier access to Watch Dog Organizations requested in new constitution http://www.pattayamail.com/news/easier-access-to-watch-dog-organizations-requested-in-new-constitution-44415 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/easier-access-to-watch-dog-organizations-requested-in-new-constitution-44415 Easier access to Watch Dog Organizations requested in new constitution
TRAT, 18 January 2015  - "The new constitution should make it easier for the public to access the five "Watch Dog Organizations" in order to enhance their participation in Thailand's system of checks and balances", several officials related to the…
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