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NARATHIWAT, Oct 22 - The national police chief Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew said he is not worried about possible violence on the eve of the 5th anniversary of the Tak…
BANGKOK, Oct 23 – The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has closed sluice gates of the Pak Moon dam in the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani in order to…
BANGKOK, Oct 22 – The State Railway’s Hall of Fame is scheduled to reopen for the last time on Tuesday to commemorate the death of King Chulalongkorn the Great (King…
Thai students in remote areas have received tablet computers in accord with the government's education policy, but there are still some limitations on communication and language barriers in some schools…
NARATHIWAT, Oct 21 - Two bombs kill one soldier, injure seven others in Narathiwat’s Bacho district. The bomb exploded around 8.30 am on a road when an armored Humvee, carrying…
BANGKOK, Oct 20 -- Thailand and Vietnam will hold their second joint Cabinet meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam on Oct 27, where both sides will discuss economic cooperation, particularly the rice…
NARATHIWAT, Oct 21 – One suspected insurgent was killed and one official wounded in bombings and clashes between suspected insurgents and security officials in this southern border province on Saturday…
BANGKOK, Oct 20 -- A former president of defunct Bangkok Bank of Commerce (BBC)  Krirkkiat Jalichandra passed away on Saturday from cancer at the age of 63, ending his role…
SURAT THANI, Oct 21 - Deputy Prime Minister Yutthasak Sasiprapa ordered security to remain heightened in the three southern border provinces following a series of insurgent attacks in Narathiwat’s Tak…
SURAT THANI, Oct 20 – The cabinet meeting will begin on the resort island of Koh Samui in the southern province of Surat Thani on Oct 22 amid tight security.
SURAT THANI, Oct 21 – Security has been tightened at Suratthani Rajabhat University, the venue for Monday’s cabinet meeting in this southern province.
NARATHIWAT, Oct 19 -- Joint forces of military, police and security units have reinforced bunkers at the keeper's boxes in Narathiwat's Tak Bai district in preparation for any untoward incident…
BANGKOK, Oct 19 – Thailand’s Finance Ministry today warned the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) of breaching the Price Collusion Act in its auction of third-generation (3G) mobile licences.
NAKHON PHANOM, Oct 19 - The police seized 197 kg marijuana with a street value of about five million baht in a long-tailed boat docked at the bank of the…

This Friday is happy day for vendors

Sunday, 21 October 2012 By MCOT
YALA, Oct 19 - There are many different ways to boost shopkeepers' worsening morale when they decide to close their shops en masse every Friday to avoid violence as rumoured…