BANGKOK, Dec 8 – Thailand’s Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) fell in November to a 10-year low due to flooding in the country’s central provinces and Bangkok and concerns over the global economy related to the euro-zone's debt crisis, according to a survey by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) Economic and Business Forecasting Center.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 - A Thai-born American was sentenced by a Bangkok court Thursday to two and a half years imprisonment for lese majeste.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 - Detained key Red Shirt personality Arisman Pongruangrong will appeal to the court next week to seek his release on bail, his lawyer said on Thursday.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 - Thailand's former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Thursday testified to police on the alleged crackdown on Red Shirt protesters last year, saying he was unperturbed over the case.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 – About 12,000 Thai prisoners have been released today after being granted royal pardons on the occasion of His Majesty the King’s birthday.
PATTANI, Dec 8 – Nine closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance cameras at nine locations in Pattani’s Yaring district were torched overnight by presumed insurgents, according to local police.
BANGKOK, Dec 8 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday made her official one-day introductory visit to Singapore, the seventh country of the 10-nation circuit to all Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries to strengthen bilateral ties and closer cooperation after assuming office in August.
BANGKOK, Dec 7 - A Thai civil society network called for the cancellation of the US$3.8 billion Xayaburi dam project in the Lao PDR, saying it would affect local residents’ way of life over a large area, destroying the ecosystem while posing a danger to 41 fish species along the Mekong River and its tributaries.
The Hi-Tech Industrial Estate last Thursday held an event announcing their readiness to resume operations and boost investor confidence after the park was under water from Oct 13-Nov 26.
Thailand’s Board of Investment (BoI) on Thursday said the number of foreign investment projects applying for the agency’s investment privileges increased by 20 percent year-on-year in the first ten months of 2011, with a project investment value totaling Bt281 billion.