BANGKOK, Sept 10 – The government’s Bt2 trillion investment in mega projects will be the potion to stimulate growth, both Thailand’s and in the wider region, a senior Thai official said today.
BANGKOK, Sept 10 – A Thai politician and former senior official of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) were sentenced in absentia by a local court to 12 years and 10 years in jail, respectively, today for corruption in the purchase of fire boats and trucks from an Austrian company in 2004.
Angkan Chanthathip won this year's Thai SEA Write Award for his poetry book "Hua Chai Hong Thi Ha", which literally means "The Heart's Fifth Chamber".
BANGKOK, Sept 11 – Investigation into Sunday's Thai Airways International aircraft incident at Suvarnabhumi Airport has begun but it was not speculated as to when the results would be disclosed, according to a senior aviation official.
BANGKOK, Sept 10 – New 24-hour mobile police units are ready to provide both Thai and international tourists with assistance at major tourist attractions in Thailand.
YALA, Sept 10--- Two soldiers were killed while one soldier and one student were wounded in a bomb ambush on Tuesday at a school security booth in the violence-plagued province of Yala, according to local police.
BANGKOK, Sept 11 – The quality of sea water near Samet Island off the coast of Rayong province, tainted by an oil spill from a crude oil pipeline, has greatly improved and should return to normal later this month, according to the director general of the Pollution Control Department.
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Sept 11 – Rubber farmers in 16 southern provinces have accepted the government’s latest offer of Bt2,520 financial aid for a rai (0.4 acre) of plantation.
BANGKOK, Sept 9 – The Natural Rubber Policy Committee (NRPC) agreed to double financial aid to rubber growers from Bt1,260 per rai (0.4 acre) to Bt2,520 per rai, Deputy Prime Minister/Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong said today.
BANGKOK, Sept 9 – The Thai capital's Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has launched a new service to provide safety to people on their way home, it was announced today.