MCOT - 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 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:23:18 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb NACC discloses some ministers' assets http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nacc-discloses-some-ministers-assets-42259 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nacc-discloses-some-ministers-assets-42259 NACC discloses some ministers' assets
BANGKOK, Oct 24 -- The Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) today disclosed assets and liabilities of ministers who have resigned from National Legislative Assembly (NLA) membership to take up ministerial posts in the interim government of Gen Prayut…
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Latest News Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:28:34 +0000
Samsung's VR headset said to hit shelves around the globe this year: sources http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samsung-s-vr-headset-said-to-hit-shelves-around-the-globe-this-year-sources-42252 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samsung-s-vr-headset-said-to-hit-shelves-around-the-globe-this-year-sources-42252 Samsung's VR headset said to hit shelves around the globe this year: sources
SEOUL, Oct 24 - Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest manufacturer of smartphones, is planning to roll out its first virtual reality headset within this year, industry sources said Thursday.
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Latest News Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:02:38 +0000
China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission http://www.pattayamail.com/news/china-launches-test-return-orbiter-for-lunar-mission-42251 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/china-launches-test-return-orbiter-for-lunar-mission-42251 XICHANG, Sichuan, Oct. 24 -- China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first moon mission with a return to Earth. The lunar orbiter…]]> Latest News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:28:11 +0000 Reenactment prepared for Japanese man's murder case http://www.pattayamail.com/news/reenactment-prepared-for-japanese-man-s-murder-case-42250 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/reenactment-prepared-for-japanese-man-s-murder-case-42250 Reenactment prepared for Japanese man's murder case
BANGKOK, Oct 23 --  Thai police are about to have the couple charged with killing a 79-year-old Japanese man conduct a reenactment to back their confession. Soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Division handed Pornchanok Chaiyapa and her husband Somchai Kaewbangyang…
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Latest News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:25:44 +0000
Nissan may build electric vehicles in Thailand--in another decade http://www.pattayamail.com/business/nissan-may-build-electric-vehicles-in-thailand-in-another-decade-42249 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/nissan-may-build-electric-vehicles-in-thailand-in-another-decade-42249 Nissan may build electric vehicles in Thailand--in another decade
BANGKOK, Oct 23 -- Nissan President Hiroyuki Yoshimoto met Thai Industry Minister Chakramon Phasukavanich and discussed possible electric vehicle (EV) production in Thailand. The Nissan executive said the firm is Japan's biggest EV maker.
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Business Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:23:42 +0000
APEC finance ministers told Thailand back in business, welcomes foreign investors http://www.pattayamail.com/business/apec-finance-ministers-told-thailand-back-in-business-welcomes-foreign-investors-42248 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/apec-finance-ministers-told-thailand-back-in-business-welcomes-foreign-investors-42248 APEC finance ministers told Thailand back in business, welcomes foreign investors
BEIJING, Oct 23 -- Finance Minister Sommai Phasee told the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Finance Ministers’ Meeting (APEC FMM) here that Thailand has returned to normal and is ready for renewed visits of foreign tourists and investors.
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Business Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:20:59 +0000
ASEAN's automotive production falls due to economic slowdown http://www.pattayamail.com/business/asean-s-automotive-production-falls-due-to-economic-slowdown-42247 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/asean-s-automotive-production-falls-due-to-economic-slowdown-42247 ASEAN's automotive production falls due to economic slowdown
BANGKOK, Oct 23 -- Southeast Asia's automotive production is likely to drop next year due to economic slowdowns, according to ASEAN Automotive Federation (AAF) President Piengjai Keawsuwan.
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Business Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:18:27 +0000
PM leads Cabinet, NCPO to mark King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-leads-cabinet-ncpo-to-mark-king-chulalongkorn-memorial-day-42246 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-leads-cabinet-ncpo-to-mark-king-chulalongkorn-memorial-day-42246 PM leads Cabinet, NCPO to mark King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day
BANGKOK, Oct 23 – Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led the Cabinet, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and members of the public at large gathering at the Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn at the Royal Plaza in…
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Latest News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:14:55 +0000
Thailand maintains constructive UN role while missing Human Rights seat http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thailand-maintains-constructive-un-role-while-missing-human-rights-seat-42245 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thailand-maintains-constructive-un-role-while-missing-human-rights-seat-42245 Thailand maintains constructive UN role while missing Human Rights seat
BANGKOK, Oct 23 --  Thailand will maintain its constructive role in the United Nations although it was not elected to a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) seat, according to Sek Wannamethee, spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Latest News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:09:14 +0000
Malaysia-Singapore high speed rail details to be finalised next year http://www.pattayamail.com/business/malaysia-singapore-high-speed-rail-details-to-be-finalised-next-year-42234 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/malaysia-singapore-high-speed-rail-details-to-be-finalised-next-year-42234 TOKYO, Oct 23 - Malaysia will start finalising details with Singapore on the upcoming High Speed Rail (HSR) project in the first quarter of next year. Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar said this to…]]> Business Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:57:47 +0000 Watchdog probing instant noodle, snack makers for fixing prices: sources http://www.pattayamail.com/business/watchdog-probing-instant-noodle-snack-makers-for-fixing-prices-sources-42233 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/watchdog-probing-instant-noodle-snack-makers-for-fixing-prices-sources-42233 SEJONG, Oct 23 - South Korea's antitrust watchdog has launched a probe into suspicions that major instant noodle and snack makers were involved in fixing prices, government sources said Thursday. "A probe is underway as there are suspicions that some…]]> Business Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:56:25 +0000 China promotes new-energy buses in Beijing http://www.pattayamail.com/business/china-promotes-new-energy-buses-in-beijing-42232 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/china-promotes-new-energy-buses-in-beijing-42232 BEIJING, Oct 23 -  Chinese authorities released a plan Wednesday requiring the heavily polluted cities of Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei Province to put more new-energy buses on the road to cut pollution. China aims to promote the use of 20,222…]]> Business Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:55:01 +0000 Parents of Myanmar suspects in British tourists murder case to visit their sons http://www.pattayamail.com/news/parents-of-myanmar-suspects-in-british-tourists-murder-case-to-visit-their-sons-42231 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/parents-of-myanmar-suspects-in-british-tourists-murder-case-to-visit-their-sons-42231 Parents of Myanmar suspects in British tourists murder case to visit their sons
BANGKOK, Oct 22 -- The parents of two Myanmar suspects arrested for allegedly killing two British tourists on Ko Tao island of Surat Thani province arrived in Thailand today, and will visit their sons at Ko Samui prison. 
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Latest News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:52:20 +0000
Murdered Japanese man's son thanks Thai police http://www.pattayamail.com/news/murdered-japanese-man-s-son-thanks-thai-police-42230 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/murdered-japanese-man-s-son-thanks-thai-police-42230 Murdered Japanese man's son thanks Thai police
BANGKOK, Oct 22 -- The son of an aging Japanese man murdered in Thailand has thanked the police for their quick investigation into his father's disappearance. 
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Latest News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:49:04 +0000
Thai Industries Sentiment Index drops http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-industries-sentiment-index-drops-42229 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-industries-sentiment-index-drops-42229 Thai Industries Sentiment Index drops
BANGKOK, Oct 22 -- The Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) dropped for the second month in a row, and local sales and export of automobiles also declined.
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Business Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:45:58 +0000
Energy consumption to be restructured for national need http://www.pattayamail.com/business/energy-consumption-to-be-restructured-for-national-need-42228 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/energy-consumption-to-be-restructured-for-national-need-42228 Energy consumption to be restructured for national need
BANGKOK, Oct 22 -- After chairing a National Energy Policy and Planning Committee meeting at Government House today, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said the government will promote the energy production from garbage and energy crops to reduce the amount of…
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Business Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:43:10 +0000
NRC chairman determines to resolve conflicts in country http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nrc-chairman-determines-to-resolve-conflicts-in-country-42227 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nrc-chairman-determines-to-resolve-conflicts-in-country-42227 NRC chairman determines to resolve conflicts in country
BANGKOK, Oct 22 -- Thienchay Kiranandana, chairman-elect of the National Reform Council (NRC), said the main goals of the body were to resolve conflicts in the nation and draft a new constitution.
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Latest News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:37:14 +0000
Chinese premier calls for global cooperation against Ebola http://www.pattayamail.com/news/chinese-premier-calls-for-global-cooperation-against-ebola-42144 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/chinese-premier-calls-for-global-cooperation-against-ebola-42144 BEIJING, Oct. 22 - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday spoke over phone with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the growing Ebola threat and urged the international community to join hands against the deadly virus. The Ebola epidemic in West…]]> Latest News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:40:38 +0000 Jokowi to announce cabinet lineup soon http://www.pattayamail.com/news/jokowi-to-announce-cabinet-lineup-soon-42143 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/jokowi-to-announce-cabinet-lineup-soon-42143 Jakarta, Oct 22 - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will announce his cabinet lineup not on Tuesday but as soon as possible, according to Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) Deputy Secretary General Ahmad Basarah. "The announcement of cabinet lineup is…]]> Latest News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:39:29 +0000 Number of registered vehicles in S. Korea to reach 20 mln http://www.pattayamail.com/business/number-of-registered-vehicles-in-s-korea-to-reach-20-mln-42142 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/number-of-registered-vehicles-in-s-korea-to-reach-20-mln-42142 SEJONG, Oct 22 (Yonhap) The number of registered vehicles in South Korea is soon expected to top 20 million, the government said Wednesday, amid a surge in sales of imported cars here. As of the end of last month, the…]]> Business Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:38:11 +0000