BANGKOK, 9 May 2012 - Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom today visited supermarkets and fresh markets in Charansanitvong area to inspect prices of consumer goods as part of the government’s response to complaints of rising living costs.
BANGKOK, 9 May 2012 – His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn today deputizes for His Majesty the King in presiding over the Royal Ploughing Ceremony, an age-old tradition to give rice farmers the signal that it is the auspicious time to start the planting...
BANGKOK, 8 May 2012 – The Industry Ministry has announced that only 60 new factories were opened in April, the lowest number in 20 years. The ministry cited the effect stemmed from the imposition of the 300-baht minimum wage policy.
BANGKOK, May 7 - Three men were killed as they fell from the 68th floor of Thailand's tallest building, Baiyoke Tower II, as a cable supporting the platform carrying the workers installing the billboards parted.
BANGKOK, May 7 - Thirty-five Laotian workers and a Thai national were arrested in Nakhon Nayok Monday while the workers hid in two pickup trucks trying to return to their home country, and 39 Cambodian workers were intercepted at Aranyaprathet while trying to enter Thailand...
BANGKOK, 7 May 2012 -Board of Investment Secretary General Mrs. Atchaka Sibunruang said that in preparation for the upcoming economic integration in the ASEAN region, the BOI will focus on promoting industries that are using advance technology and encouraging the expansion of industrial investment overseas.
BANGKOK, 4 May 2012 – A leading development expert is against an effort to adapt international concepts to political and economic development in Thailand, saying that making such an effort without thorough understanding of the difference in basic and social structures of each country has...
BANGKOK, May 7 - The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) on Monday ordered the suspension of operations of a chemical plant in the Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate following an emergency shutdown which caused a chemical leakage and dizzied at least 42 people.
BANGKOK, May 6 – The death toll from a fire at a factory in the Map Ta Phut industrial estate has risen to 12, while 24 out of 142 injured people remain hospitalised, according to the Public Health Ministry on Sunday.
BANGKOK, May 5 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday pledged to tackle high consumer prices, while insisting some consumer product prices have gradually dropped since the beginning of the year.
BANGKOK, May 6 - About 90 percent of poll respondents viewed that it is a fact that consumer goods prices are higher and not unfounded opinion, according to the latest Assumption University ABAC poll released on Sunday.