BANGKOK, May 5 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday pledged to tackle high consumer prices, while insisting some consumer product prices have gradually dropped since the beginning of the year.
BANGKOK, May 6 - About 90 percent of poll respondents viewed that it is a fact that consumer goods prices are higher and not unfounded opinion, according to the latest Assumption University ABAC poll released on Sunday.
BANGKOK, May 6 – The death toll from a fire at a factory in the Map Ta Phut industrial estate has risen to 12, while 24 out of 142 injured people remain hospitalised, according to the Public Health Ministry on Sunday.
RAYONG, May 6 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra sets up a tripartite committee to monitor air quality around the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate following a fire and explosion at a petrochemical factory on Saturday.
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, May 5 -- A cargo train derailed in Nakhon Si Thammarat while heading from Bangkok to Songkhla's Hat Yai, paralysing southern bound train services while two people were wounded.
BANGKOK, May 4 - The world rice harvest for 2012 is expected to surpass the strong showing of 2011 as the erratic climate conditions caused by the La Nina weather phenomenon dissipate and farmers increase their plantings, according to an initial forecast by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in its Rice Market Monitor released on Friday.
BANGKOK, May 3 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday rejected claims that consumer prices are skyrocketing, saying the information gathered by government officials indicated that prices are on a downward trend.
BANGKOK, May 4 - Japanese State Minister heading Financial and Postal Issues Shozaburo Jimi on Friday met with Thai Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul during his official visit to Thailand to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation.
BANGKOK, May 4 -- Bilateral relations between Thailand and Iraq have gradually progressed and the two countries have prepared to reopen each other embassies in Bangkok and Baghdad.
BANGKOK, April 4 - Thailand strongly protested to Cambodia over Wednesday's landmine blast which seriously injured a Thai soldier on patrol in the northeastern province of Si Sa Ket bordering Cambodia, Thai Foreign Ministry spokesperson Thani Thongpakdi said on Friday.