BANGKOK, 2 June 2012 - The prime minister has expressed satisfaction with her official visit to Australia and hoped the two countries will cooperate more in various areas, especially trade and investment. 
CBRE Thailand won the distinction of being the most awarded office in the Asia Pacific region at the Asia Pacific Property Awards in association with HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Asia.  The award gala dinner was held April 27...
SYDNEY, May 29 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday expressed her satisfaction with the official visit to Australia as Canberra has agreed to consider lifting its ban on the importation of Thai chicken meat and frozen shrimp as requested.
CANBERRA, May 28 - Australia has agreed to consider lifting its ban on Thai chicken meat and frozen shrimp as requested by Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday, in the first action from her trip down under. The likely move follows the European Union's...
SYDNEY, 29 May 2012  – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has said that Thailand was able to speedily recover from the devastating flood because it has a strong economic foundation. 
BANGKOK, May 25 -- Thai exports in April fell 3.67 per cent year-on-year thanks to Europe’s economic crisis, said the Deputy Commerce Minister Poom Sarapol. 

ASEAN: AEC will boost Thai GDP

Tuesday, 22 May 2012 14:47
BANGKOK, 22 May 2012  – The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 is expected to send Thailand's GDP skyrocketing while regional service liberalization will benefit the country greatly. 

Ford’s Rayong plant open

Thursday, 17 May 2012 12:52
The new Ford plant at Rayong has had its official opening and production has commenced of the Ford Focus and derivatives from the Focus platform, such as the small SUV Kuga.

Little Boxes

Thursday, 10 May 2012 09:17
If you normally turn your nose up at boxed wines, I’ve got good news for you. They are getting better. Wine in boxes (or “cask wines”) first found commercial success in Australia, where they were invented in the 1960s. They’ve gradually caught on in Europe...

Thailand in the box seat with Suzuki

Thursday, 03 May 2012 11:26
Word is out that the Suzuki Swift and Alto (the down-market eco car version) will be produced in Thailand, with a world-wide export base.
Travellers Rest Golf Group We are pleased to report our long term friend and reporter Barry Hooper continues to make good progress following his serious car accident some months ago.  He is sorely missed by all his friends in Pattaya and we all wish him...
The annual Top of the Gulf Regatta takes place for the eighth time this year off Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Jomtien Beach, 4th to 8th May.  Unique in its diversity – attracting large keelboats and multihulls, dinghies, beach catamarans and youngsters sailing the Optimists –...
BANGKOK, April 26 – Thailand Department of Export Promotion (DEP) and the Thai Autoparts Manufacturers Association are holding the 5th Thailand Auto Parts & Accessories 2012 (TAPA 2012) to show Thailand's readiness as autoparts industry leader in the ASEAN region.
BANGKOK, 27 April 2012  – Thailand is eyeing to push for further growth in the auto parts and accessories exports after most factories have emerged from last year's severe flood crisis. 

True stories!

Wednesday, 25 April 2012 16:57
Having been involved in motor sport for far too many years, I have seen some of the funny situations that have occurred.
British Grand Master Nigel Short won the recently completed 12th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2012 with a last-round draw against IM Nguyen Duc Hoa, whose outstanding performance earned the Vietnamese player a Grand Master norm.

Buoyant Bartley’s boomers

Wednesday, 28 March 2012 13:46
Phoenix Tuesday/Friday Golf Group   A great day on the slopes of Phoenix today, Friday, March 16.  It’s strange, now that the high season is coming to a close the course is getting better.
The fleet line-up for the 2012 Top of the Gulf Regatta, held 4-8 May off Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Jomtien, Pattaya, is set to be one of the most competitive yet.

Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend

Thursday, 22 March 2012 09:18
Following on after Australia, is the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit.  Hopefully we will miss the late afternoon monsoons which are so prevalent in Malaysia this time of year.

Woollett wallops the field at Burapha

Thursday, 08 March 2012 10:35
PSC golf from The Outback Golf Bar Monday, Feb. 27, Burapha - Stableford Twenty-four players teed off at Burapha on the A & B nines on Monday from the blue tees.  There were quite a number of new faces, including Glen Hendriksen, Lynne Parry & Steve...
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