Sorajak Kasemsuvan, chairman of MCOT Plc, was last week selected as president of Thai Airways International, succeeding Piyasvasti Amranand, whose employment contract was abruptly terminated by the THAI Board of directors in May.
PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has discussed with Vietnam two more expanded investments for oil and natural gas exploration drilling there with production of 490 million cubic feet/day expected.
BANGKOK, Sept 19 – A proposal for a new round of rice pledging scheme for the 2012/2013 fiscal year which will cost the government Bt405 billion was rejected by the cabinet which openly expressed concern that it will plunge Thailand into heavy indebtedness.
BANGKOK, Sept 19 - Thailand is expected to manufacture 2.2 million automobiles and pickup trucks and 2.5 million motorcycles this year.
BANGKOK, Sept 19 - Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) in August slightly dropped to its lowest level in eight months at 98.5 from 98.7 in the previous month, said the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).
CHANTHABURI, Sept 19 - Thailand’s border trade at Chanthaburi has dropped by half due to the heavy rain in many eastern provinces, while erratic changes of weather in the southern provinces has caused the increased price of seafood.
BANGKOK, Sept 19 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said results from Tuesday’s meeting with her predecessor Abhisit Vejjajiva on solutions to the southern unrest will be useful for the government’s future actions.
CHIANG MAI, Sept 19 - Dozens of Muslims in this northern Thai city protested early Wednesday in front of the US Consulate against a film considered offensive to Islam which sparked violent anti-US protests around the Muslim world.
YALA, Sept 19 - A bomb squad successfully defused a five-kilogramme bomb found in a litter bin in the provincial seat of this southern border province early Wednesday morning, police said.
BANGKOK, Sept 18 – Hundreds of Muslims in Thailand protested peacefully outside the US Embassy in Bangkok against a film considered offensive to Islam which prompted violent anti-US protests around the Muslim world.