BANGKOK, 24 MARCH 2013 The government has repeatedly affirmed that the planned 2.2 trillion baht loan for infrastructure investment will not drive the Thailand’s public debt level above the agreed ceiling of the GDP.
BANGKOK, 22 March 2013 The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is set to proceed with the much-anticipated plan to construct the dual-track railway system, tentatively around the end of the year.
BANGKOK, 22 March 2013 Two killer whales stuck in fishnets were rescued near Koh Chang by Department of National Parks officials. They are now under the supervision of a veterinarian team from Chulalongkorn University.
TRANG, 22 March 2013 A working group comprising fisheries officials and local leaders has been set up in the southern province of Trang to ensure strict enforcement of the marine conservation master plan after the number of protected marine animals killed keeps rising every year. They include seacows (dugongs), dolphins and sea turtles.
BANGKOK, 22 March 2013 Despite a call for an alteration to the pink-line train route, the Transport Minister has insisted that the construction will have to stick to the old plan.
TAK, 22 March 201 Tak provincial authorities have declared 9 districts drought disaster zones as the province continues to battle both drought and haze.
The government is pushing ahead with the 2.2-trillion-baht loan bill proposed by the Transport Ministry, despite opposition Democrat Party raising questions over the projects’ transparency.
BANGKOK, 22 March 2013 The Public Health Ministry is warning nationwide schools to watch out for and do more against possible dengue fever spread after the new school year opens in a few months.
BANGKOK, 21 March 2013 According to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), an estimated 1.52 million people failed to exercise their voting rights in the March 3 gubernatorial election.
YALA, 22 March 2013 The Defense Minister has led Cabinet ministers and the media to restive Deep South to get first-hand information on how the government has been tackling insurgent violence in the region.