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 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:42:56 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Justice Minister: Prisons must be free of drugs, mobile phones http://www.pattayamail.com/news/justice-minister-prisons-must-be-free-of-drugs-mobile-phones-41581 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/justice-minister-prisons-must-be-free-of-drugs-mobile-phones-41581 Justice Minister: Prisons must be free of drugs, mobile phones
BANGKOK, Sept 29 –Justice Minister Gen Paiboon Kumchaya has reiterated that prisons must be free of narcotics and mobile phones. The minister plans to seek 1,000 more corrections officials jobs so that there will be enough warders to supervise about…
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Latest News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:41:47 +0000
Lao delegation on ICT study tour in Thailand http://www.pattayamail.com/news/lao-delegation-on-ict-study-tour-in-thailand-41580 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/lao-delegation-on-ict-study-tour-in-thailand-41580 BANGKOK, Sept 29 -The Lao deputy education minister inspected Thailand's education-oriented information and communication technology sector and ensured bilateral cooperation for both countries' smooth participation in the forthcoming ASEAN Community. The team of Lao Education and Sports Deputy Minister Dr…]]> Latest News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:40:36 +0000 Thailand aims to be world leader in fashion, textile design http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thailand-aims-to-be-world-leader-in-fashion-textile-design-41578 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thailand-aims-to-be-world-leader-in-fashion-textile-design-41578 Thailand aims to be world leader in fashion, textile design
BANGKOK, Sept 29 The Thailand Textile Institute (THTI) plans to develop Thailand into a world-leader of fashion and textile design in 15 years, by the year 2030.
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Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:30:59 +0000
Thai exports shrink 7.4% in August http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-exports-shrink-7-4-in-august-41577 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-exports-shrink-7-4-in-august-41577 BANGKOK, Sept 29 –The Ministry of Commerce reported that the value of Thai exports shrank 7.4 per cent year on year in August, marking the heaviest decline in 32 months. The ministry set the export growth target for this year…]]> Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:29:34 +0000 GM Korea, Renault Samsung get high customer satisfaction http://www.pattayamail.com/business/gm-korea-renault-samsung-get-high-customer-satisfaction-41576 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/gm-korea-renault-samsung-get-high-customer-satisfaction-41576 SEOUL, Sept 29 GM Korea Co. and Renault Samsung Motors Co. all received high marks in the latest nationwide customer service survey carried out by a local automotive market research agency, the carmakers said Monday. GM Korea, which makes cars…]]> Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:28:11 +0000 S. Korean manufacturers' confidence jumps for Oct http://www.pattayamail.com/business/s-korean-manufacturers-confidence-jumps-for-oct-41575 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/s-korean-manufacturers-confidence-jumps-for-oct-41575 SEOUL, Sept. 30 South Korean manufacturers' business sentiment for next month remained negative but jumped to a three-month high, a poll showed Tuesday. The business sentiment index, which measures manufacturers' outlook on their business situation for the coming month, came…]]> Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:27:06 +0000 FM: International community has more confidence in Thailand http://www.pattayamail.com/news/fm-international-community-has-more-confidence-in-thailand-41574 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/fm-international-community-has-more-confidence-in-thailand-41574 FM: International community has more confidence in Thailand
NEW YORK, Sept 29 - Gen Tanasak Patimapragorn, Thailand's deputy prime minister and foreign affairs minister, reports satisfaction with his attendance at the 69th UN General Assembly in New York. 
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Latest News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:24:27 +0000
NSC chief: Southern peace negotiations to proceed http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nsc-chief-southern-peace-negotiations-to-proceed-41573 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/nsc-chief-southern-peace-negotiations-to-proceed-41573 NSC chief: Southern peace negotiations to proceed
BANGKOK Sept 29 Tawin Pliensri, secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), has given assurances that negotiations to restore peace in Thailand's southern border provinces will resume, saying Malaysia would continue to facilitate the process and that additonalmore concerned agencies…
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Latest News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:22:14 +0000
Gen Prayuth bids farewell to Army http://www.pattayamail.com/news/gen-prayuth-bids-farewell-to-army-41572 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/gen-prayuth-bids-farewell-to-army-41572 Gen Prayuth bids farewell to Army
BANGKOK, Sept 29 Gen Prayuth Chan-o-cha, prime minister and chief of the National Council for Peace and Order, who remain in military service through his last day tomorrow, said he was proud of his military service that lasted 38 years. 
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Latest News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:14:23 +0000
US businessmen want ASEAN to reform customs http://www.pattayamail.com/news/us-businessmen-want-asean-to-reform-customs-41562 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/us-businessmen-want-asean-to-reform-customs-41562 US businessmen want ASEAN to reform customs
NEW YORK, Sept 27 Leading US businesspeople want Thailand and other member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to undertake reform on customs procedures, reduce corporate tax and to enforce laws efficiently and with transparency.
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Latest News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:28:19 +0000
Police continue collecting evidence on British tourist murders http://www.pattayamail.com/news/police-continue-collecting-evidence-on-british-tourist-murders-41552 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/police-continue-collecting-evidence-on-british-tourist-murders-41552 Police continue collecting evidence on British tourist murders
SURAT THANI, Sept 26 After 12 days of investigation of the murders of two British tourists on a small island in southern Thailand, police on Friday continued collecting evidence related to the murders and simultaneously increased the reward to Bt700,000…
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Latest News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:17:20 +0000
Draft law on amending intellectual property rights under consideration http://www.pattayamail.com/business/draft-law-on-amending-intellectual-property-rights-under-consideration-41551 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/draft-law-on-amending-intellectual-property-rights-under-consideration-41551 Draft law on amending intellectual property rights under consideration
BANGKOK, Sept 26 A draft law amending Thailand's intellectual property rights is expected to be approved by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) and enforced soon, according to Deputy Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn.
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Business Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:14:52 +0000
NESDB organises brainstorming session on developing people http://www.pattayamail.com/business/nesdb-organises-brainstorming-session-on-developing-people-41550 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/nesdb-organises-brainstorming-session-on-developing-people-41550 NESDB organises brainstorming session on developing people
BANGKOK, Sept 26 Thailand's National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) today held its annual brainstorming session entitled ‘Developing People for Thailand’s Future.’
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Business Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:11:36 +0000
China launches int'l campaign against corruption suspects abroad http://www.pattayamail.com/news/china-launches-int-l-campaign-against-corruption-suspects-abroad-41549 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/china-launches-int-l-campaign-against-corruption-suspects-abroad-41549 BEIJING, Sept 27 China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced the launch of a half-year campaign targeting fugitive suspects of corruption and other duty-related crimes on Friday. Prosecutors were told to spare no effort to bring suspects that have fled abroad…]]> Latest News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:10:17 +0000 Indonesian university teams with Korean university to offer joint degree http://www.pattayamail.com/news/indonesian-university-teams-with-korean-university-to-offer-joint-degree-41548 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/indonesian-university-teams-with-korean-university-to-offer-joint-degree-41548 Bandung, Sept 27 Telkom University (Tel-U), Bandung, West Java, is collaborating with the Kumoh National Institute of Technology (KIT), South Korea, to offer a joint degree program. "This cooperation is a continuation of our past work," Rector of Tel-U Prof.…]]> Latest News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:08:58 +0000 Samsung takes shot at new iPhone http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samsung-takes-shot-at-new-iphone-41547 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/samsung-takes-shot-at-new-iphone-41547 SEOUL, Sept. 27 Samsung Electronics Co., the South Korean tech firm going to the mat with U.S. archrival Apple Inc., took a jab Friday at its main competitor's newest smartphone that is receiving complaints for bending under force. Samsung's official…]]> Latest News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:07:27 +0000 Myanmar has full confidence in Thai government: Thai ambassador http://www.pattayamail.com/news/myanmar-has-full-confidence-in-thai-government-thai-ambassador-41546 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/myanmar-has-full-confidence-in-thai-government-thai-ambassador-41546 Myanmar has full confidence in Thai government: Thai ambassador
NAY PYI TAW, Sept 26 The Myanmar government has full confidence in Thailand’s interim government led by Gen Prayuth Chan-o-cha, especially regarding vital projects which concern both neighbouring countries, Thai ambassador to Yangon Pisanu Suvanajata said today.
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Latest News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:03:28 +0000
US appreciates Thailand's efforts to tackle human trafficking http://www.pattayamail.com/news/us-appreciates-thailand-s-efforts-to-tackle-human-trafficking-41535 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/us-appreciates-thailand-s-efforts-to-tackle-human-trafficking-41535 US appreciates Thailand's efforts to tackle human trafficking
NEW YORK, Sept 25 The United States recognises Thailand's more serious attempts to solve human trafficking, said Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Thai Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, now in New York to attend the 69th UN General Assembly.
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Latest News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:29:19 +0000
Thai representative presents domestic political assessment to UN http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-representative-presents-domestic-political-assessment-to-un-41534 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/thai-representative-presents-domestic-political-assessment-to-un-41534 Thai representative presents domestic political assessment to UN
NEW YORK, Sept 25  Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Thai Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, attended the 69th UN General Assembly in New York and will took the opportunity to explain Thai political developments to the international community.
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Latest News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:26:34 +0000
PM Prayuth to visit Myanmar mid-October http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-prayuth-to-visit-myanmar-mid-october-41533 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-prayuth-to-visit-myanmar-mid-october-41533 PM Prayuth to visit Myanmar mid-October
BANGKOK, Sept 25 Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha plans to visit Myanmar next month as his first destination of international trips to introduce himself as Thailand's new prime minister.
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Latest News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:23:01 +0000