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 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:54:02 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Oil price cut helps boost economy http://www.pattayamail.com/business/oil-price-cut-helps-boost-economy-40808 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/oil-price-cut-helps-boost-economy-40808 Oil price cut helps boost economy
BANGKOK, Aug 29 -- The oil price cut effective today, will help spur Thailand's national economy due to increased public purchasing power, bankers and senior business managers said.
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Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:59:52 +0000
Private sector urges NCPO to lift martial law to woo tourists http://www.pattayamail.com/business/private-sector-urges-ncpo-to-lift-martial-law-to-woo-tourists-40807 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/private-sector-urges-ncpo-to-lift-martial-law-to-woo-tourists-40807 Private sector urges NCPO to lift martial law to woo tourists
BANGKOK, Aug 28 -- A leading member of the Thai business community today urged the NCPO to end martial law.
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Business Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:57:22 +0000
Australia, Thailand meet on surrogacy http://www.pattayamail.com/news/australia-thailand-meet-on-surrogacy-40799 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/australia-thailand-meet-on-surrogacy-40799 Australia, Thailand meet on surrogacy
Both countries shared a similar opinion that the issue must be solved through humanitarian means and the optimum benefit that the child born from surrogacy would receive.
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Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:33:31 +0000
Northern provinces hit by heavy rains http://www.pattayamail.com/news/northern-provinces-hit-by-heavy-rains-40798 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/northern-provinces-hit-by-heavy-rains-40798 Northern provinces hit by heavy rains
CHIANG MAI, Aug 29 -- Heavy downpours continue in the northern region while concerned authorities have been instructed to closely monitor for possible water runoff in the northern city of Chiang Mai which could affect tourists who are visiting national…
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Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:31:00 +0000
ISOC condemns attacks on female teacher http://www.pattayamail.com/news/isoc-condemns-attacks-on-female-teacher-40797 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/isoc-condemns-attacks-on-female-teacher-40797 ISOC condemns attacks on female teacher
YALA, Aug 28 -- Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) has condemned the roadside bomb attack in Pattani province, which resulted in a death of a female teacher. 
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Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:28:22 +0000
Assembly able to carry out duties despite resignations http://www.pattayamail.com/news/assembly-able-to-carry-out-duties-despite-resignations-40796 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/assembly-able-to-carry-out-duties-despite-resignations-40796 Assembly able to carry out duties despite resignations
BANGKOK, Aug 29 -- There are still 192 members remaining in the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) after five resigned, but the body can still perform their duties normally because the current provisional charter specifies only that NLA membership must not…
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Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:25:24 +0000
PM encourages soldiers to serve country with pride http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-encourages-soldiers-to-serve-country-with-pride-40795 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-encourages-soldiers-to-serve-country-with-pride-40795 PM encourages soldiers to serve country with pride
BANGKOK, Aug 29 -- Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha on Friday told Thailand's army officers to be proud of serving the country and also asked them to stay united, loyal to the monarchy and to stay as good model to…
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Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:22:28 +0000
PM: Thailand welcomes foreign investment http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-thailand-welcomes-foreign-investment-40794 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-thailand-welcomes-foreign-investment-40794 PM: Thailand welcomes foreign investment
BANGKOK, Aug 28 --  Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha has told a Japanese businessman that Thailand is undergoing its reform process to include foreign investment facilitation, and has been assured that Japanese are ready to invest in the country as…
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Latest News Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:16:49 +0000
NCPO to increase rubber prices, carefully releasing rubber stocks http://www.pattayamail.com/business/ncpo-to-increase-rubber-prices-carefully-releasing-rubber-stocks-40783 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/ncpo-to-increase-rubber-prices-carefully-releasing-rubber-stocks-40783 NCPO to increase rubber prices, carefully releasing rubber stocks
BANGKOK, Aug 27 -- Col Winthai Suvaree, deputy spokesman of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), allayed farmers' concerns that the release of government rubber would further lower rubber prices. 
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Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:36:33 +0000
Thai exports decline 0.85% in July http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-exports-decline-0-85-in-july-40782 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thai-exports-decline-0-85-in-july-40782 Thai exports decline 0.85% in July
BANGKOK, Aug 27 -- The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), said that the value of Thai exports was recorded at US$18.8 billion in July, falling by 0.85 per cent, according to Duangkamol Jiambutr, DITP deputy director-general, 
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Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:33:31 +0000
Ranong private sector call for Kra Isthmus Canal project revival http://www.pattayamail.com/business/ranong-private-sector-call-for-kra-isthmus-canal-project-revival-40781 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/ranong-private-sector-call-for-kra-isthmus-canal-project-revival-40781 RANONG, Aug 27 -- Private business interests in Thailand's southern province of Ranong is proposing a revived 'Thai Canal,' or Kra Isthmus Canal project to Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha for consideration. Nit Ouitekkeng, advisor to the chair of the…]]> Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:32:12 +0000 PM meets foreign business community to discuss economic policy http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-meets-foreign-business-community-to-discuss-economic-policy-40772 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-meets-foreign-business-community-to-discuss-economic-policy-40772 PM meets foreign business community to discuss economic policy
BANGKOK, Aug 27 -- Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), told the Thai-European Business Association that the business community should not worry as the government and NCPO are continuing support of…
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Latest News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:10:03 +0000
Airport security tightened as Thai pilgrims leave for Hajj http://www.pattayamail.com/news/airport-security-tightened-as-thai-pilgrims-leave-for-hajj-40771 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/airport-security-tightened-as-thai-pilgrims-leave-for-hajj-40771 Airport security tightened as Thai pilgrims leave for Hajj
NARATHIWAT, Aug 27 -- Security at Narathiwat Airport in this southern province was beefed up today to ensure the safety of 577 Thai Muslims set to leave for the Hajj pilgrimage to Madinah en route to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.…
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Latest News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:07:37 +0000
Digital billboards to assist tracing missing persons, stolen vehicles http://www.pattayamail.com/news/digital-billboards-to-assist-tracing-missing-persons-stolen-vehicles-40770 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/digital-billboards-to-assist-tracing-missing-persons-stolen-vehicles-40770 BANGKOK, Aug 26 -- the Thai police will use digital billboards to communicate information on missing people and stolen vehicles after its successful trial use. Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmoung, national police chief-elect, signed an agreement with representatives of the Thai…]]> Latest News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:06:22 +0000 Royal Thai Navy hosts ASEAN naval chiefs meeting http://www.pattayamail.com/news/royal-thai-navy-hosts-asean-naval-chiefs-meeting-40769 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/royal-thai-navy-hosts-asean-naval-chiefs-meeting-40769 Royal Thai Navy hosts ASEAN naval chiefs meeting
One outcome of the meeting is a planned ASEAN force for humanitarian missions. Thailand's Defence Forces chief Gen Thanasak Patimaprakorn presided over the opening ceremony at a Bangkok hotel. 
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Latest News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:03:46 +0000
PM wants NCPO to use its power only when necessary http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-wants-ncpo-to-use-its-power-only-when-necessary-40768 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/pm-wants-ncpo-to-use-its-power-only-when-necessary-40768 PM wants NCPO to use its power only when necessary
BANGKOK, Aug 26 -- Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, chief of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), today told the council's 12th meeting at Army headquarters that despite the formation of his government, NCPO would continue to function, but…
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Latest News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:58:30 +0000
Kubota to push Thailand as agricultural machine parts Asia-Pacific distribution hub http://www.pattayamail.com/news/kubota-to-push-thailand-as-agricultural-machine-parts-asia-pacific-distribution-hub-40670 http://www.pattayamail.com/news/kubota-to-push-thailand-as-agricultural-machine-parts-asia-pacific-distribution-hub-40670 BANGKOK, Aug 25 -- Siam Kubota Corporation Co Ltd (Siam Kubota), an agricultural tractor and heavy equipment manufacturer, plans to build its second largest agricultural machine parts distribution centre, pushing Thailand to become such a hub for the Asia-Pacific region.…]]> Latest News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:40:58 +0000 Thais are increasingly in debt, default http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thais-are-increasingly-in-debt-default-40663 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/thais-are-increasingly-in-debt-default-40663 Thais are increasingly in debt, default
The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) reported the Thai people were increasingly in debt and default in the second quarter of this year as well as lower employment and higher unemployment in the period.
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Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:43:06 +0000
200 THAI pilots resign over five years http://www.pattayamail.com/business/200-thai-pilots-resign-over-five-years-40662 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/200-thai-pilots-resign-over-five-years-40662 200 THAI pilots resign over five years
The management of Thailand's flag carrier, Thai Airways International (THAI), admitted that some 200 pilots resigned from the national airline in the past five years for better salaries elsewhere.
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Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:41:13 +0000
Strategy for four agricultural products to be completed within two weeks http://www.pattayamail.com/business/strategy-for-four-agricultural-products-to-be-completed-within-two-weeks-40661 http://www.pattayamail.com/business/strategy-for-four-agricultural-products-to-be-completed-within-two-weeks-40661 Strategy for four agricultural products to be completed within two weeks
BANGKOK, Aug 23 -- A subcommittee tasked with drafting a strategy for four agricultural products will complete a draft within two weeks from now, said Chavalit Chookajorn, permanent secretary for the Agriculture and Cooperatives ministry, on Saturday. 
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Business Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:38:18 +0000