BANGKOK, 2 June 2013 Leader of the Democrat Party Abhisit Vejjajiva suggests Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung hold talks with small insurgent groups about the southern unrest before starting a peace dialogue with large ones. The government should go on the offensive on the southern problem, he says.
BANGKOK, 2 June 2013 The Public Health Ministry has expressed its concerns over the dengue fever situation in Thailand as 40 patients have died of the disease this year.
BANGKOK, 2 June 2013 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra expresses her hope to use what she has learned from Maldives’ tourism during her official visit there to develop tourism in Thailand. The two countries have agreed to cooperate more especially in terms of national security, maritime navigation and human trafficking.
BANGKOK, 2 June 2013 The Department of Internal Trade expects the egg prices to return to normal this week, while affirming that there is no need to hoard eggs at this time.
BANGKOK, 1 June 2013 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s visit to Sri Lanka has opened greater business opportunities for Thai entrepreneurs wishing to make investment in that country.
BANGKOK, 31 May 2013 Metropolitan Police Chief Kamronwit Thoopkrachang has announced that there will be a reward of 10 million baht for anyone who can reveal to the police the whereabouts of the two individuals suspected of burning down Central World in 2010.
BANGKOK, 31 May 2013 The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has demolished shops on Samet Island and Rayong’s Mae Rampueng beach in a bid to solve the land encroachment problem in the area.
MAHASARAKHAM, 30th May 2013 Mahasarakham University has found the oldest Asian box turtle fossil in the world. The turtle is believed to be of the specimen that existed in Thailand 12 million years ago.
Moving towards the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is posing a big challenge for Thailand, an agricultural country with national economy relying on farm exports. The integration of the countries in the ASEAN grouping will allow free flows of goods and services within the community, thus benefiting farm products from Thailand to easily access the regional market with less difficulty.