BANGKOK, April 18 – European rejection of palm oil from Malaysia and Indonesia due to environmental reasons has boosted Thailand’s potential to export the agricultural commodity, according to the Commerce Ministry.
BANGKOK, April 18 – Thai transport operators should urgently improve their efficiency for inter-country transport service with neighbouring countries under the framework of the ASEAN Economic Community, set to launch next year, a senior Thai official said today.
BANGKOK, April 19 – The Commerce Ministry has announced a new classification of Thai fragrant rice to tap high-end market abroad.
BANGKOK, April 18 – Two suspected members of the Hezbollah political movement were arrested in Thailand and the third remained at large, caretaker Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said today.
BANGKOK, April 19 – Sixty-four political parties have accepted an invitation from the Election Commission (EC) to a meeting Tuesday to discuss preparations for the next general election, a senior official said.
YALA, April 19 -- The Malaysian military released five Thai nationals who were detained for illegal trespassing after they strayed into Malaysian territory, according to the Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC)'s 4th Region Forward Command spokesman.
BANGKOK, April 19 – Thai tourists visiting Japan this month skyrocketed to nearly 200,000 travellers, consequently resulting in a sharp drop of visitors to China, Taiwan and Korea, according to the Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA).
BANGKOK, April 17 – Thailand’s solid fundamentals will contribute to economic growth at 2-3 per cent and export expansion at 5-7 per cent this year, according to a leading Thai banker.
BANGKOK, April 17 – Auto parts manufacturing, declining 20-30 per cent since mid-last year, is possibly on the downward trend this year, according to the Thai Subcontracting Promotion Association (Thai Subcon).
PHUKET, April 16 – Tourism in Thailand’s southern region, particularly in the resort town of Phuket, widely known as the Pearl of the Andaman Sea, remains bright and positive, according to the Thai Hotels Association (THA).