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BANGKOK, Sept 4 - Thailand's Ministry of Commerce hopes that Thailand will become the logistics hub of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

BANGKOK, Sept 4 - Thailand's Public Health Ministry is targeting a growing market for herbal products, rising from Bt300 million to Bt500 million and a market value for herbal dietary supplements from Bt8 billion to BT10 billion 

BANGKOK, Sept 5 – The public prosecutor indicted four men in Criminal Court in connection with the murder of late businessman Akeyuth Anchanbutr.

BANGKOK, Sept 4 - Thailand's Ministry of Transport on Wednesday urged the public to avoid some highways leading to the southern provinces now being blocked by rubber grower protests, but Surat Thani Airport remains open despite a threatened closure.

BANGKOK, Sept 5 – A high-ranking Myanmar official has called on Thailand to speed up demarcation of the two countries’ border for security and joint development.

BANGKOK, Sept 5 -- Protesting rubber growers and the Thai government have failed to reach an agreement on rubber prices, so the issue was forwarded to the Natural Rubber Policy Committee (NRPC) for consideration today.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 17:46

Central bank reports economic slowdown in July

Thailand’s economy continued to decline in July in every sector linked with a 0.7 percent decrease in private consumption, said an official of the Bank of Thailand (BoT).

BANGKOK, 3 September 2013 The cabinet has approved the Commerce Ministry’s proposal to maintain the rice pledging price at 15,000 baht per tonne for the main crop and 13,000 baht per tonne for the second crop in the 2013-14 season. 

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:36

Thais told to prepare for price hikes in Q4

BANGKOK, Sept 3 – The price increases for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and electricity on September 1, combined with the daily minimum wage hike to Bt300 since January 1, will jack up consumer products prices by 5 per cent in the fourth quarter and at a higher rate next year, an academic said today.

BANGKOK, Sept 3 – The Cabinet today approved an allocation of Bt5.628 billion as a financial aid to rubber growers who will receive fertilizer subsidies of Bt1,260 per rai, at a maximum of 10 rai per household, to alleviate their hardship from the rubber price slump.