BANGKOK, Sept 16 – The Thai economy has experienced a downward plunge to its lowest rate, but the second half of the year should see a growth of almost 4 per cent, an economist said today.

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Sept 16 -- The operation to reopen the blocked Asian Highway roadway at Kuan Nong Hong intersection here was carried out lawfully after rubber grower protesters blocked the road for two days, according to Nakhon Si Thammarat governor Wiroj Jiwarangsan.

Monday, 16 September 2013 17:21

TAT earns four PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2013

CHENGDU, China, Sept 16 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on Sunday received four PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2013 in a presentation ceremony during the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Board and Committee meetings in Chengdu, China.

Monday, 16 September 2013 17:03

Trains to Chiang Mai stopped from today

UTTARADIT, Sept 16 – Thailand’s North-bound train services have been suspended for 45 days, starting today, and passengers must disembark at Sila-at station in this northern province to continue their northward journey by bus.

Monday, 16 September 2013 13:45

Rubber protesters unblock road

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Sept 16 -- Rubber grower protesters in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat has unblocked Asian Highway at Kuan Nong Hong intersection after police negotiated their reopening the road.

BANGKOK, Sept 16 – The number of Thailand’s Alzheimer’s patients, currently estimated at 600,000 persons, will increase in accord with ageing of the population, according to the Public Health Ministry.

BANGKOK, Sept 16 – Southern rubber farmers resumed their protests on the weekend by blocking roads in Nakhon Si Thammarat province yesterday as the government said it was adamant that it would not review its decision on financial aid to rubber growers nationwide.

BANGKOK, Sept 16 – Several civic groups have proposed a formula for national reform calling on the public sector to work together to push for a new political power structure.

PODGORICA, Montenegro, Sept 14 Thailand and Montenegro have agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in the fields of agriculture, food industry, fishery, tourism, trade and investment.

TAK, Sept 13 - Two forest rangers were killed as they tried to arrest poachers illegally hunting in a wildlife sanctuary in Tak province.