BANGKOK, Oct 7 – Japan’s hosting of the 2020 Olympic Games may contribute to tourism and the construction sector in Thailand, according to a senior Commerce Ministry official.

BANGKOK, Oct 7 – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) called on residents of some Bangkok areas and on both sides of the Chao Phraya River to be on alert for two rounds of high tides on Oct 7-9 and Oct 16-22.

UDON THANI, Oct 6 - A Nok Mini 33-seater aircraft skidded off runway of Udon Thani International Airport today but no casualties were reported.

Monday, 07 October 2013 13:19

PM instructs urgent help for flood victims

BANGKOK, Oct 6 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today expressed concern over the flood situation in Prachin Buri and Chai Nat provinces and instructed concerned agencies to quickly provide help for flood victims.

Monday, 07 October 2013 13:13

Thai PM attends APEC 2013 in Bali

BANGKOK, Oct 6 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra left Bangkok today for the 21st APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Bali, Indonesia and will also meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the summit.

BANGKOK, Oct 4 - Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra today warned the capital's citizens to prepare for flooding at the middle of this month as upstream waters will flow into the Chao Phraya River at the same time as the high tide peaks.

BANGK, Oct 4 - About 80 per cent of those impacted by the oil spill in the sea off the eastern province of Rayong have been compensated, an executive of PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) said today.

BANGKOK, Oct 4 -- Continued overnight rain in Bangkok has filled some roads with water but major roads were free of flood as traffic was snarled in Ratchadapisek, Ranindra, Phahonyothin roads.

AYUTTHAYA, Oct 4 – A significant archaeological site in Thailand’s old capital, 80 km north of Bangkok, was flooded as the Chao Phraya River overflowed yesterday, according to the Irrigation Department.

BANGKOK, Oct 3 - Waters flowing from northern Thailand are manageable for Bangkok and the capital's suburban areas but concerns are concentrated on rainfall given the weather bureau's forecast of downpours until the weekend, a senior city administration official said today.