BANGKOK, Sept 23 – Several provinces in Thailand's Central region remain on vigilant for flash flooding as downpours continue and rivers keep rising.

Monday, 23 September 2013 13:39

No Thais found in deadly Nairobi mall attack

BANGKOK, Sept 22--- Initial reports so far have found no Thai citizens involved in a mall attack in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi, according to a senior official of the foreign affairs ministry.

BANGKOK, Sept 22 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in her dual role as defence minister, has ordered military personnel to help residents in 15 flood-hit provinces, according to Col Thanathip Sawangsaeng, defence ministry spokesman.

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Sept 23 –About 80,000 rubber farmers in this southern province have officially applied for financial assistance from the government and the first group of planters will be granted the aid tomorrow.

The government’s Bt2 trillion investment on infrastructure development will not stimulate Thailand’s economy in the near future but will take at least a few years, a leading economist said today.

Saturday, 21 September 2013 13:11

Rumour on bird flu spread denied

BANGKOK, Sept 20 – The Public Health Ministry today rejected a rumoured report on the spread of bird flu in a Bangkok office building and confirmed that Thailand has been free from avian influenza virus for over seven years.

BANGKOK, Sept 20 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today urged the Thai public not to worry about renewed flooding as the government is well-prepared for flood prevention measures.

BANGKOK, Sept 20 – Southern militants continue their violent activities and attacks targeting state officials in Thailand’s Muslim-predominant southern provinces, a Defence Ministry spokesman said today.

The Bank of Thailand (BoT) today urged the government to elevate Thailand’s infrastructure so as to improve the country’s cost of living standard and competitive edge.

Thai Airways International (THAI) has announced a major structural shakeup with a revamp of its sales operations to turn around the company’s poor performance.

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