BANGKOK, May 20 – Thailand’s gross domestic product (GDP) forecast is lowered from 4.5-5.5 per cent to 4.2-5.2 per cent due to the disappointing Q1 economic growth of 5.3 per cent, below the previously forecast 6-7 per cent, a senior official said today.
ANGKOK, May 20 – Civil authorities in the Thai capital--City Hall--have vowed to take tough legal action against demonstrators who refused to move out of Sanam Luang after Saturday’s deadline.
CHIANG MAI, May 20 – Thailand and Georgia have agreed to strengthen the relationship between the two countries to contribute to their trade and investment cooperation.
CHIANG MAI, May 20 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday called on Asia Pacific nations to cooperate in sustainable water management in order to handle natural disasters more effectively.
BANGKOK, May 16 – Thailand’s sugarcane production hit a record high this year, in contrast to the slump in sugar prices, a senior official said today.
Somsak Suwatika, secretary general of the Cane and Sugar Office, said the global sugar price has declined to 16 US cents per pound, the lowest in 34 years, while the strong baht has affected sales for the entire cane and sugar industries.
BANGKOK, May 17 – The Thai private sector is satisfied with the baht movement at Bt29-30 against the US dollar – a rate on par with other regional currencies, according to the president of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC).
BANGKOK, May 17 – The Faculty of Dentistry at Thailand's Mahidol University has invented an anti-snoring device adapted from orthodontic instruments.
BANGKOK, May 16 – Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said today he is ready to clarify in the Constitution Court the move to impeach him after the Defence Ministry stripped him of his military rank.
BUENG KAN, May 16 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday launched the third phase of her government's village fund in the northeastern region to spur the economy at the grassroots level.
BANGKOK, May 17 – Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has confiscated the assets of a Swiss national who was arrested in Thailand for robbing a bank in his home country.