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 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:53:04 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Two tons of narcotics incinerated http://www.pattayamail.com/news/two-tons-of-narcotics-incinerated-43787 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/two-tons-of-narcotics-incinerated-43787 Two tons of narcotics incinerated
BANGKOK, Dec 18 -- Deputy Prime Minister Yongyuth Yuthavong today witnessed the incineration of 2,167 kilograms of narcotics worth Bt6.56 billion in Ayutthaya province. Most of the drugs were methamphetamines.
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Latest News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:09:20 +0000
No holiday for Thai police over New Year’s holiday http://www.pattayamail.com/news/no-holiday-for-thai-police-over-new-year-s-holiday-43786 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/no-holiday-for-thai-police-over-new-year-s-holiday-43786  No holiday for Thai police over New Year’s holiday
BANGKOK, Dec 18 --  Bangkok's Metropolitan Police Bureau has ordered the city police to take no leave during the upcoming New Year celebrations, unless necessary.
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Latest News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:05:29 +0000
Thailand conveys condolences to Australia over Sydney café seizure http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thailand-conveys-condolences-to-australia-over-sydney-cafe-seizure-43785 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thailand-conveys-condolences-to-australia-over-sydney-cafe-seizure-43785 Thailand conveys condolences to Australia over Sydney café seizure
BANGKOK, Dec 18 - Thai Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his condolences to his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott over the Sydney café seizure earlier this week where two innocent hostages were killed and several others injured, according to…
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Latest News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:01:35 +0000
Countries vows not to host anti-Thai government movements http://www.pattayamail.com/news/countries-vows-not-to-host-anti-thai-government-movements-43784 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/countries-vows-not-to-host-anti-thai-government-movements-43784 Countries vows not to host anti-Thai government movements
BANGKOK, Dec 18 -- A number of countries have promised Thailand not to tolerate anti-Thai monarchy and anti-Thai government movements on their soil, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Latest News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:56:46 +0000
PM is confident of peaceful New Year holiday http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-is-confident-of-peaceful-new-year-holiday-43783 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-is-confident-of-peaceful-new-year-holiday-43783 PM is confident of peaceful New Year holiday
BANGKOK, Dec 18 --  Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is confident of peace and order in Thailand during the New Year celebrations. He vowed to take tough action against anyone planning to cause disturbances or violence.
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Latest News Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:50:21 +0000
China establishes database on classic Chinese literature http://www.pattayamail.com/news/china-establishes-database-on-classic-chinese-literature-43778 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/china-establishes-database-on-classic-chinese-literature-43778 BEIJING, Dec 18 - A database of Chinese poems and classics of literature will soon be open to viewers at home and abroad. The database, still in its first phase, is made up of about 500 hours of video on…]]> Latest News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:54:44 +0000 S. Korea faces no imminent danger of power shortage: gov't http://www.pattayamail.com/news/s-korea-faces-no-imminent-danger-of-power-shortage-gov-t-43777 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/s-korea-faces-no-imminent-danger-of-power-shortage-gov-t-43777 SEJONG, Dec 18 -  The government said Thursday that it will remove most of its restrictions on the use of electricity during the winter season, noting the country faces little or no danger of a power shortage. "The government will…]]> Latest News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:53:32 +0000 Dollah confident of overturning 0-2 deficit in return leg at Bukit Jalil http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dollah-confident-of-overturning-0-2-deficit-in-return-leg-at-bukit-jalil-43776 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/dollah-confident-of-overturning-0-2-deficit-in-return-leg-at-bukit-jalil-43776 BANGKOK, Dec 18  - National head coach Dollah Salleh remains confident of turning the tables on Thailand in the return leg of the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup final at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, on Saturday. Dollah said despite going…]]> Latest News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:52:09 +0000 More teaching of ASEAN languages urged http://www.pattayamail.com/news/more-teaching-of-asean-languages-urged-43775 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/more-teaching-of-asean-languages-urged-43775 More teaching of ASEAN languages urged
BANGKOK, Dec 17 -- The Thai Foreign Affairs Ministry's Department of ASEAN Affairs recommended more teaching of ASEAN member states languages in the lead-up to the ASEAN Community formation.
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Latest News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:49:42 +0000
Thailand begins exporting pork to Russia http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thailand-begins-exporting-pork-to-russia-43774 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thailand-begins-exporting-pork-to-russia-43774 Thailand begins exporting pork to Russia
BANGKOK, Dec 17 --   Thailand has exported 48 tonnes of fresh pork to Russia, the first shipment of Thai pork to the Russian market.
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Business Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:47:57 +0000
Industry Ministry expects halal food standard to boost Thai exports http://www.pattayamail.com/business/industry-ministry-expects-halal-food-standard-to-boost-thai-exports-43773 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/industry-ministry-expects-halal-food-standard-to-boost-thai-exports-43773 Industry Ministry expects halal food standard to boost Thai exports
BANGKOK, Dec 17 --   The Industry Ministry believes that the Thai export of halal foods can double if operators meet the halal standard and intensify marketing campaigns.
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Business Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:45:46 +0000
Army chief: No link between Pakistani, Thai insurgencies http://www.pattayamail.com/news/army-chief-no-link-between-pakistani-thai-insurgencies-43772 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/army-chief-no-link-between-pakistani-thai-insurgencies-43772 Army chief: No link between Pakistani, Thai insurgencies
BANGKOK, Dec 17 -- Thai Army chief Gen Udomdej Sitabutr said that the deadly attack at an army-run school in Pakistan that killed more than 100 students is not linked to the insurgent violence in Thailand’s southern border provinces.
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Latest News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:43:41 +0000
Near miss for PM Prayuth as falling tree hits motorcycle escort http://www.pattayamail.com/news/near-miss-for-pm-prayuth-as-falling-tree-hits-motorcycle-escort-43771 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/near-miss-for-pm-prayuth-as-falling-tree-hits-motorcycle-escort-43771 Near miss for PM Prayuth as falling tree hits motorcycle escort
BANGKOK, Dec 17 -- Two Army soldiers were slightly injured this morning when a large branch fell onto the motorcade of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-o-cha in Sukhumvit Road.
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Latest News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:40:19 +0000
Thai PM encourages South Korea to invest more in Thailand, ASEAN http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-pm-encourages-south-korea-to-invest-more-in-thailand-asean-43688 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-pm-encourages-south-korea-to-invest-more-in-thailand-asean-43688 Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha invited the South Korean private sector to increase its level of investment in ASEAN, especially in Thailand, as it has adjusted its economic measures to facilitate trade and investment. In the ASEAN-South Korea CEO Summit 2014…]]> Business Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:15:40 +0000 Thai fishing operators ask US to review Thailand’s status http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/thai-fishing-operators-ask-us-to-review-thailand-s-status-43685 http://www.pattayamail.com/travel/thai-fishing-operators-ask-us-to-review-thailand-s-status-43685 A group of Thai fishing operators on Dec. 11 asked the United States to remove Thailand from its worst human trafficking watch list. The organizations of fishing operators and employers aired their request in a press conference. They said most…]]> Travel & Tourism Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:10:13 +0000 S. Korean conglomerates still sitting on large cash piles http://www.pattayamail.com/news/s-korean-conglomerates-still-sitting-on-large-cash-piles-43657 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/s-korean-conglomerates-still-sitting-on-large-cash-piles-43657 SEOUL, Dec 17  - South Korean conglomerates are still sitting on large amounts of cash, wary of economic uncertainties and weak domestic demand, despite government pressure for them to spend more on wages, dividends and facilities, data showed on Wednesday.…]]> Latest News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:34:23 +0000 Cultural exchange year to push China-ASEAN relations to higher stage: Chinese vice president http://www.pattayamail.com/news/cultural-exchange-year-to-push-china-asean-relations-to-higher-stage-chinese-vice-president-43656 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/cultural-exchange-year-to-push-china-asean-relations-to-higher-stage-chinese-vice-president-43656 NAY PYI TAW, Dec 17 - Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao said on Tuesday that the holding of China-ASEAN Cultural Exchange Year-2014 was to enhance the spiritual link between peoples in the region, increase traditional friendship and push China-ASEAN relations…]]> Latest News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:32:40 +0000 AFF Suzuki Cup Final: Dollah Hopes to repeat Midas touch in first leg http://www.pattayamail.com/news/aff-suzuki-cup-final-dollah-hopes-to-repeat-midas-touch-in-first-leg-43655 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/aff-suzuki-cup-final-dollah-hopes-to-repeat-midas-touch-in-first-leg-43655 BANGKOK, Dec 17 - National football squad (Harimau Malaya) Head Coach, Dollah Salleh hopes to repeat his Midas touch when they take on Thailand in the 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup final first-leg at the Rajamangala National Stadium, here, tomorrow.]]> Latest News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:31:25 +0000 Thai Chamber of Commerce sees oil price benefiting logistics http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-chamber-of-commerce-sees-oil-price-benefiting-logistics-43654 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-chamber-of-commerce-sees-oil-price-benefiting-logistics-43654 Thai Chamber of Commerce sees oil price benefiting logistics
BANGKOK, Dec 16 --  The lower price of imported oil should cut Thailand's logistics costs by 3-4 per cent as well as prices of some products and strengthen the public's purchasing power, according to Isara Vongkusolkit, chairman of the Thai…
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Business Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:28:14 +0000
PM urges investors not to panic at SET index plunge http://www.pattayamail.com/business/pm-urges-investors-not-to-panic-at-set-index-plunge-43653 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/pm-urges-investors-not-to-panic-at-set-index-plunge-43653 PM urges investors not to panic at SET index plunge
BANGKOK, Dec 16 -- Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha urges stock traders not to believe rumours, while the authorities are keeping close watch on possible stock manipulators.
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Business Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:21:06 +0000