SONGKHLA, Aug 21 -- Hundreds of Thais turned out at Songkhla's Hat Yai airport this morning to welcome Chanatip Sonkham, a bronze medalist from London Olympic Games who is returning her hometown in Phatthalung.
LAMPANG, Aug 21 - Authorities in Thailand’s northern province of Lampang have sealed off both banks of the Mae Tui River in a village after an excavation accidentally found layers of old bricks that looked like an ancient pagoda on a riverbank.
BANGKOK, Aug 21 - Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) Governor Yongsit Rojsrikul said the government's policy to collect a Bt20 fee for travel all routes of the capital's underground and elevated electric mass transit trains will be in effect within two years.
BANGKOK, Aug 21 – The Kasikorn Research Centre projected that the Thai economy in the second half of this year will likely to grow 7-9 per cent despite risks such as export slowdown, inflation and a possible higher production cost.
The problem of forest encroachment has caused wild elephants to leave their jungle habitat and search for food in villagers' farmlands.
BANGKOK, Aug 18 – Thai Airways International (THAI) set a target of 10% revenue increase per year over the next three years (2013-2015) with a new fleet in service later this year, according to the airline’s Executive Vice President for Strategy and Business Development Department Chokchai Panyayong.
BANGKOK, Aug 18 – Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom reaffirmed that the government is still pressing ahead with the rice mortgage scheme because of its success in shoring up rice prices.
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Aug 19 - About 1,600 officials have been deployed to control forest fire in this southern province in an attempt to put out the fire within three days.
BANGKOK, Aug 20 – The charred bodies of four persons recovered from Tiger Discotheque fire in the southern province of Phuket are likely to be those of two Asian females and two Caucasian males, according to a senior police officer.
SONGKHLA, Aug 17 - The inaugural flight of Firefly Airline to Hat Yai International Airport bringing 90 tourists from Malaysia's Subang Airport in Subang, a suburb of Kuala Lumpur, was warmly welcomed on Friday by Hat Yai residents.