NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Aug 30 – Thailand’s latex producers continued their highway and railroad blockade in this southern province for the eighth consecutive day, insisting that they would not disperse unless the government pledges to support rubber prices at Bt100 per kilogramme.

Saturday, 31 August 2013 13:31

Govt plays down Tuesday’s rubber protests

BANGKOK, Aug 31 – The planned multi-pronged protests against rubber price slump in different parts of Thailand on Tuesday will be weaker than earlier predicted, according to the Interior Ministry.

BANGKOK, Aug 30 - Thirty passengers and 15 crew members were injured this morning when a Hong Kong-bound Thai Airways International (THAI) flight hit sudden turbulence.

Friday, 30 August 2013 14:48

HTMS Krabi, pride of the Royal Thai Navy

His Thai Majesty's  Ship (HTMS) Krabi is Thailand's third Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) after HTMS Pattani and HTMS Narathiwat. The ship was wholly built by the Royal Thai Navy, and is the genuine pride of the navy.     

CHON BURI, Aug 30 – Thailand's Tourism and Sport Ministry will set up a tourist safety centre to supervise speedboats which offer service to tourists.

BANGKOK, Aug 30 – Thai-born Democrat US member of Congress from Illinois, Ladda Tammy Duckworth, yesterday called on Thai politicians to work together for the national interest.

The Thai economy in July showed signs of slight improvement compared to the previous month, despite an overall slowdown and falling exports, according to a senior Finance Ministry official.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said he viewed the expected reduction in stimulus measures by the US Federal Reserve (FED) will only affect financial and capital markets in the short-run.

BANGKOK, Aug 29 – The Thai government will spend Bt7 billion from the Oil Fund to peg gasoline and diesel prices in light of surging oil prices due to the conflict in Syria, according to Energy Minister Pongsak Ruktapongpisal.

BANGKOK, Aug 29 Thailand's Board of Investment (BoI) has approved promotional privileges to produce the country's second batch of eco-cars with a minimum investment capital of Bt6.5 billion.