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, 02 Sep 2014 11:14:44 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Sai Jai Thai Week promotes high-quality handicrafts made by handicapped soldiers http://www.pattayamail.com/business/sai-jai-thai-week-promotes-high-quality-handicrafts-made-by-handicapped-soldiers-40837 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/sai-jai-thai-week-promotes-high-quality-handicrafts-made-by-handicapped-soldiers-40837 Sai Jai Thai Week promotes high-quality handicrafts made by handicapped soldiers
BANGKOK, 1 September 2014 - For those who love beautiful Thai arts and handicraft products, there are two more days left to grab ones as the Sai Jai Thai Week is coming to a close on Tuesday (Sep 2).
Business Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:22:37 +0000
Hua Hin to see more tourists from China http://www.pattayamail.com/business/hua-hin-to-see-more-tourists-from-china-40815 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/hua-hin-to-see-more-tourists-from-china-40815 Hua Hin to see more tourists from China
BANGKOK, 29 August 2014 - Chinese tourists reportedly have a higher tendency to travel the seaside resort of Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province. The provincial governor therefore encourages Thai people to provide them with a warm welcome.
Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:28:42 +0000
BoT indicates little economic growth in July http://www.pattayamail.com/business/bot-indicates-little-economic-growth-in-july-40814 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/bot-indicates-little-economic-growth-in-july-40814 BANGKOK, 29 August 2014 – The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has reported that economic figures in July were relatively stable compared to June while assuring that the Thai economy will definitely enjoy higher expansion in the latter half of this…]]> Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:27:38 +0000 Eastern province brainstorm ideas to improve logistics system http://www.pattayamail.com/business/eastern-province-brainstorm-ideas-to-improve-logistics-system-40813 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/eastern-province-brainstorm-ideas-to-improve-logistics-system-40813 TRAT, 29 August 2014  – Provinces in the Eastern region have gathered to brainstorm ideas to improve its logistics system, which would become a master plan model for the region. Deputy Trat governor Mr. Narong Theerachandharangkoon chaired the opening ceremony…]]> Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:25:50 +0000 Excise Dept. to merge seven current excise laws into one bill http://www.pattayamail.com/business/excise-dept-to-merge-seven-current-excise-laws-into-one-bill-40811 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/excise-dept-to-merge-seven-current-excise-laws-into-one-bill-40811 Excise Dept. to merge seven current excise laws into one bill
BANGKOK, 29 August 2014  – The Excise Department is looking to merge seven current laws concerning excise tax into one bill, for the purpose of improving transparency and to meet the global standard. 
Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:13:36 +0000
Benzene prices drop between 1-3 baht per liter following EPPO resolution http://www.pattayamail.com/business/benzene-prices-drop-between-1-3-baht-per-liter-following-eppo-resolution-40810 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/benzene-prices-drop-between-1-3-baht-per-liter-following-eppo-resolution-40810 Benzene prices drop between 1-3 baht per liter following EPPO resolution
BANGKOK, 29 August 2014 – Good news for all Thais. Benzene prices have dropped in accordance with the Energy Policy and Planning Office's drive to adjust the oil prices structure.
Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:07:38 +0000
Some rubber farmers pleased with helping measures from the military junta http://www.pattayamail.com/business/some-rubber-farmers-pleased-with-helping-measures-from-the-military-junta-40809 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/some-rubber-farmers-pleased-with-helping-measures-from-the-military-junta-40809 Some rubber farmers pleased with helping measures from the military junta
TRANG, 29 August 2014 - Some of Trang's para rubber farmers say they are happy that the NCPO is taking measures to help the rubber farmers cope with the dropping prices of para rubber. 
Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:02:41 +0000
Flash floods hit Chiang Rai http://www.pattayamail.com/news/flash-floods-hit-chiang-rai-40806 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/flash-floods-hit-chiang-rai-40806 BANGKOK, 29 August 2014 - Mueang district in the northern province of Chiang Rai has been affected by flooding caused by flash floods. Local disaster prevention and mitigation offices have distributed aid to the flood-affected people. The part of Phahonyothin…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:55:45 +0000 Special Report: Martial law remains in place after Prayuth made PM http://www.pattayamail.com/news/special-report-martial-law-remains-in-place-after-prayuth-made-pm-40805 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/special-report-martial-law-remains-in-place-after-prayuth-made-pm-40805 Special Report: Martial law remains in place after Prayuth made PM
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) recently made known that the martial law is likely to remain in effect after General Prayuth Chan-ocha becomes prime minister. 
Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:50:15 +0000
Songkhla Disease Prevention and Control Office taking Ebola Virus Disease prevention measures http://www.pattayamail.com/news/songkhla-disease-prevention-and-control-office-taking-ebola-virus-disease-prevention-measures-40804 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/songkhla-disease-prevention-and-control-office-taking-ebola-virus-disease-prevention-measures-40804 SONGKHLA, 29 August 2014 – The director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Control Region 12, Songkhla has reiterated that the subordinated institutes should carry on Ebola Virus disease prevention measures. The Ebola virus spreads to people by contact…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:48:57 +0000 Speed boat rental services at Cha-Am to be strictly regulated http://www.pattayamail.com/news/speed-boat-rental-services-at-cha-am-to-be-strictly-regulated-40803 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/speed-boat-rental-services-at-cha-am-to-be-strictly-regulated-40803 PETCHABURI, 29 August 2014 - Cha-Am Mayor Nukul Pornsoomboonsiri revealed that the Cha-Am Municipality has imposed strict measures in order prevent speed boat operators from taking advantage of tourists. The municipality now requires speed boat operators to clearly post their…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:47:33 +0000 The Guinness Book of World Records confirms Udon Thani breaks record of world largest traditional dance http://www.pattayamail.com/news/the-guinness-book-of-world-records-confirms-udon-thani-breaks-record-of-world-largest-traditional-dance-40802 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/the-guinness-book-of-world-records-confirms-udon-thani-breaks-record-of-world-largest-traditional-dance-40802 UDON THANI, 29 August 2014 – Udon Thani has won renewed fame, to add to its notoriety when CNN proclaimed the city's Bua Dang the second strangest lake in the world. This time, the region has staged the largest Thai…]]> Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:46:25 +0000 PM tasks military with assisting flood-affected residents http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-tasks-military-with-assisting-flood-affected-residents-40801 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-tasks-military-with-assisting-flood-affected-residents-40801 PM tasks military with assisting flood-affected residents
BANGKOK, 28 August 2014  – Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has expressed concerns over the risk of flooding in the country during this period and instructed military units to be ready to lend a hand to those affected. 
Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:40:51 +0000
More NLA members resign from their posts http://www.pattayamail.com/news/more-nla-members-resign-from-their-posts-40800 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/more-nla-members-resign-from-their-posts-40800 More NLA members resign from their posts
BANGKOK, 28 August 2014 – The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has insisted that the resignation of their members will not affect the body’s operations and responsibilities. 
Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:36:24 +0000
TAT plans to extend visa stay for tourists to raise revenue http://www.pattayamail.com/business/tat-plans-to-extend-visa-stay-for-tourists-to-raise-revenue-40791 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/tat-plans-to-extend-visa-stay-for-tourists-to-raise-revenue-40791 BANGKOK, 28 August 2014  – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is considering adopting some measures to maximize tourism revenue, including extending visitors’ visa stay, as this year’s earning is likely to be lower than targeted. TAT Governor Thawatchai Aranyik…]]> Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:52:26 +0000 Thai stocks expected to attract more foreign investors in 2015 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-stocks-expected-to-attract-more-foreign-investors-in-2015-40790 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-stocks-expected-to-attract-more-foreign-investors-in-2015-40790 BANGKOK, 28 August 2014 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand’s chairman believes that the Thai stocks as a whole would improve by leaps next year, thanks to the formation of a new government. Newly appointed chairman for the SET Sathit…]]> Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:50:58 +0000 Tourism Authority of Thailand launches Five Regions Thai Travel Fest @ Rayong http://www.pattayamail.com/business/tourism-authority-of-thailand-launches-five-regions-thai-travel-fest-rayong-40789 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/tourism-authority-of-thailand-launches-five-regions-thai-travel-fest-rayong-40789 RAYONG, 27 August 2014  -The Tourism Authority of Thailand has launched the Five Regions Thai Travel Fest @ Rayong. Renowned products from all over Thailand are presented at the event. The festival is expected to enhance tourism between regions in…]]> Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:49:47 +0000 NSTDA conducts study on ecologically friendly production and consumption http://www.pattayamail.com/business/nstda-conducts-study-on-ecologically-friendly-production-and-consumption-40788 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/nstda-conducts-study-on-ecologically-friendly-production-and-consumption-40788 BANGKOK, 27 August 2014 - The NSTDA in cooperation with the Pollution Control Department has conducted a study on ecologically friendly production, consumption and services, and has committed to a plan to purchase or hire only ecologically friendly products and…]]> Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:48:42 +0000 Export growth negative in July due to lower ore, fuel, gold and rubber exports http://www.pattayamail.com/business/export-growth-negative-in-july-due-to-lower-ore-fuel-gold-and-rubber-exports-40787 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/export-growth-negative-in-july-due-to-lower-ore-fuel-gold-and-rubber-exports-40787 BANGKOK, 28 August 2014 – Export growth turned negative in the month of July, due to reduction in shipments of fuel, gold and rubber. Ms. Duangkamon Chiembut, the deputy director-general of the Department of International Trade Promotion, said exports totaled…]]> Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:47:31 +0000 Fiscal 2015 budget toned down by 4.08 billion baht so far http://www.pattayamail.com/business/fiscal-2015-budget-toned-down-by-4-08-billion-baht-so-far-40786 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/fiscal-2015-budget-toned-down-by-4-08-billion-baht-so-far-40786 BANGKOK, 28 August 2014 – The extraordinary committee overseeing the fiscal 2015 budget has so far completed its review of the budget proposals from 16 ministries, making 4.08 billion baht of reductions in total so far. On Wednesday, the committee…]]> Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:46:24 +0000