BANGKOK, Sept 3 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday ordered closed circuit television monitors (CCTVs) installed to monitor flood testing for Bangkok residents, stressing that the tests would be carried out carefully and the operation would stop immediately if problems occurred.
BANGKOK, Sept 3 – Opposition Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday urged the government to seriously tackle problems in Thailand’s South following more than 400 cases of violence, saying that the appointment of three deputy prime ministers to simultaneously handle the southern problems would not lead to unity in the government’s operations.
NARATHIWAT, Sept 3 – Thai train service between the Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala and Su-ngai Kolok district in the southern border province of Narathiwat was halted Monday morning after a two-pronged bomb alert.
PRACHUAB KHIRI KHAN, Sept 3 - Farmers in Thailand’s seaside provinces of Prachuab Khiri Khan and Chumphon on Monday are rallying to demand government intervention to support the prices they receive as agriculture produce prices decline.
CHIANG MAI, Sept 3 – Several districts in this northern province have been on alert since early Monday morning for possible floods due to heavy downpours.
NARATHIWAT, Sept 3 – A police forensic team confirmed that Friday’s department store fire was caused by a bombing in this southern province.
BANGKOK, Sept 1 – Thai Airways International (THAI) will fly its first Airbus A380 to Hong Kong and Singapore after receiving the aircraft on Sept 27, a senior THAI executive said.
BANGKOK, Sept 1 - Thailand’s economic growth under the 10th National Economic and Social Development Plan (2006-2011) would not reach the projected five per cent growth rate, according to a senior economic official.
BANGKOK, Sept 1 – The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Thailand has shown strong commitment for continued investments in the country given its strong emergence economically despite last year’s massive floods.
BANGKOK, Sept 2 - Taweewattana district director said the area was ready for the government's water draining test on Wednesday.
Prapat Teerapongtorn said 27 communities along the city's canals have been informed of the flood test by the Water and Flood Management Commission (WFMC). The test is expected to go well, he said.