Friday, 25 October 2013 13:48

48 new alien businesses in Oct 2013

BANGKOK, 24 October 2013 The Alien Business Committee during the month of October 2013 gave a green light to 48 alien businesses to invest in Thailand. The businesses, with a combined investment value of 1.6 billion baht, is expected to create nearly 600 new jobs. 

BANGKOK, 25 October 2013 The Bureau of the Royal Household has announced that as His Holiness Somdej Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch passed away at 19.30 hrs, on Thursday, October 24, due to blood infections at Chulalongkorn Hospital, His Majesty the King has learned of the news with deep sorrow and has extended court mourning from originally 15 days to 30 days, ending on November 23, 2013.

His Majesty also instructed that the body of the Supreme Patriarch should lie in state at Phra Tamnak Petch in Borvoranives Monastery. The funeral of His Holiness will be carried out with full honor in accordance with the royal tradition, the Royal Household Bureau said.

BANGKOK, October 24, 2013 His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, has been contributing to the propagation of Buddhism in Thailand and abroad all through his long life in the saffron robe. In 1966, he inaugurated the Buddha Pradipa temple in London, the United Kingdom and observed Buddhism activity in the UK as well as Italy. 

Friday, 25 October 2013 13:39

Supreme Patriarch passes away at age 100

BANGKOK, 24 October 2013 King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital has announced that His Holiness Somdej Phra Nyanasamvara, the Supreme Patriarch, has succumbed to his illness after receiving ongoing treatment at the hospital. 

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, 24 Oct 2013 The flood situation in Nakhon Ratchasima remains worrisome, with Phimai historical park now slightly inundated by floodwater. 

BANGKOK, 24 Oct 2013, The Army Chief is confident Thais will be able to accept the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the prolonged dispute of Phra Viharn between Thailand and Cambodia, expressing his optimism there will be no violent incidents.

BANGKOK, 24 October 2013 Deputy Governor of Bangkok Sanya Chinimit stated that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has raised the flood gates in certain locations to allow more water drainage.

BANGKOK, 24th October 2013 Democrat Party leader and former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's has launched a new book in English titled“The Simple Truth.”

Thursday, 24 October 2013 14:39

PM pays respect to King Rama V on Memorial Day

BANGKOK, 23 October 2013 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra led members of her cabinet to pay respect to the Equestrian Statue of King Rama V at the Royal Plaza to mark King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day.

Thursday, 24 October 2013 14:33

Fifth Thai body found near Lao plane wreckage

BANGKOK, 23 October 2013 The fifth body of a Thai national killed in last week’s plane crash in southern Laos has been found by a team of experts. 

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