BANGKOK, 31 August 2011 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has sent a congratulatory message to her newly appointed Japanese counterpart Yoshihiko Noda; she has also ensured the readiness of the two governments to work together further.
AMNAT CHAROEN, 30 August 2011 -Deputy Governor of Amnat Charoen province Mr. Nopwatchara Singhsakda advised Thai citizens traveling to Lao People's Democratic Republic to be aware of the dos and don’ts following the arrest of 3 Thais who had photographed Lao’ military unit.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 – The Committee on Energy Policy Administration (CEPA) has decided to adjust the Oil Fund levies on Gasohol 95, 91 and E20 with an aim to keep their prices lower than benzene.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 – The Cabinet has resolved to increase the rate of compensation for agriculturalists who are affected by floods, especially rice farmers who will receive 2,222 THB per rai, as opposed to 606 THB.
Government Spokesperson Thitima Chaisaeng stated that the Cabinet had acknowledged progress in the effort to help agriculturalists, who were devastated by floods. She said additional assistance was also approved for three groups of flood victims involved in agriculture, fishery and livestock. The compensation for rice farmers, which was previously set at 606 THB per rai, was increased to 2,222 THB.
According to the Government Spokesperson, any individuals eligible for the Government’s assistance must submit their requests before the deadline specified by the provincial administration.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 – The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) has indicated that the Thai economy continued to expand in July on account of lively exports while the Government’s reduction of Oil Fund levy could cause inflation to drop 0.5 percent.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 -The Department of Export Promotion (DEP) will host Thailand International Logistics Fair 2011 (TILOG) next month at BITEC Bangna to promote business opportunities for Thai investors.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 -The Department of Internal Trade is carrying out its monthly inspection on jasmine rice in Bangkok and the surrounding provinces to make sure manufacturers maintain the quality of their product.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 – Finance Minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala has announced that the government has four major policies to push the nation towards prosperity in the future.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 – The Democrat Party has officially launched its political school with the first course focusing on economic matters in a bid to prep students for the 2012 budget bill debate in November.
BANGKOK, 30 August 2011 – The Ministry of Public Health is confident that the existing preventive measures against bird flu will be able to stave off the mutant strain currently spreading in China and Vietnam.