Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:24

Samet Island's Phrao Bay resorts fully booked

RAYONG, Nov 6 - Thailand's Eastern seaboard tourists have regained confidence in the safety of Samet Island's Phrao Bay as the three resorts there are fully booked, according to a senior foresty official.

CHIANG MAI, Nov 6 - A large crowd of tourists on Wednesday morning awakened to a glistening vista of this year’s first winter frost covering the higher elevations of Doi Inthanon, Thailand's highest point, located in Chiang Mai's Jomthong district.

BANGKOK, Nov 7 – Democrat MP and anti-Amnesty Bill rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban said last night that the government must do whatever way it will to shoot down the amnesty bill once and for all by 6pm Monday.

Thursday, 07 November 2013 13:35

Urupong protesters march to new location today

BANGKOK, Nov 7 - Anti-government demonstrators at Urupong intersection have announced that they will move from the present rally site to upgrade their weeks-long protests against the government.

Thailand has lost Bt260 billion from the government’s rice pledging scheme in the last two years, according to Deputy Prime Minister/Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan.

Thursday, 07 November 2013 13:22

Bangkok Bank opens 3rd Indonesia branch

Thailand's Bangkok Bank opened its third branch in Indonesia in Medan City in North Sumatra province.

President/Director of Bangkok Bank Chartsiri Sophonpanich said Medan is the third largest city of Indonesia. It is the bank's third branch following Jakarta and Surabaya and the bank's 26th branch overseas.

BANGKOK, Nov 6 - White-collar protesters protesting against the amnesty bill took to Silom Road for the second time this week to blow a storm of whistles, wave Thai flags and vent furious objections, leading to traffic jam in one of Bangkok's most hectic business centres.

Thursday, 07 November 2013 13:16

PM promises 'no turning back' to amnesty bill

CHANTABURI, Nov 7 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has pleaded for public trust in her government and gave assurances that all amnesty-related legislation would be shot down.

BANGKOK, Nov 5 - Leading Thai economists say the ongoing political conflicts will dampen the country's growth which is forecast at 3.5-4 per cent next year. 

Wednesday, 06 November 2013 14:09

PTT renews Cambodian airports fuel concession

Thailand’s PTT Plc has received a concession extension from the Cambodian government to sell aviation fuel in the country.