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.
BANGKOK, May 15 – Thailand is unlikely to re-emerge as the world’s top exporter of rice given its current high prices and the strengthening baht, a leading rice exporter said today.
BANGKOK, May 16 – Thailand’s state-owned oil conglomerate PTT has an ambitious plan to invest in oil refineries and the oil retail business in Southeast Asian countries starting with Vietnam, according to president Pailin Chuchottaworn.
BANGKOK, May 15 – Enhanced Thai-Bangladeshi cooperation will double the trading volume between the two countries to US$1.7 billion in the next three years, Thailand’s commerce minister said today.