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BANGKOK, April 4 - Thailand strongly protested to Cambodia over Wednesday's landmine blast which seriously injured a Thai soldier on patrol in the northeastern province of Si Sa Ket bordering Cambodia, Thai Foreign Ministry spokesperson Thani Thongpakdi said on Friday.
BANGKOK, 5 May 2012  – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has invited the Thai prime minister to attend an international summit, scheduled for early next year. 
BANGKOK, 5 May 2012  – A recent survey by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University has found that city people now have to shoulder heavier financial burdens but are still confident in the government’s ability to deal with high living expense. 
BANGKOK, May 4 - The world rice harvest for 2012 is expected to surpass the strong showing of 2011 as the erratic climate conditions caused by the La Nina weather phenomenon dissipate and farmers increase their plantings, according to an initial forecast by the Food...
BANGKOK, May 3 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday rejected claims that consumer prices are skyrocketing, saying the information gathered by government officials indicated that prices are on a downward trend.
BANGKOK, May 4 – In an attempt to avert a repetition of the 2005 drought crisis, the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) is closely monitoring the drought in the East, coordinating with concerned agencies to ensure adequate water supply for the eastern industrial estates,...
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012 - The Thai central bank has reported lukewarm public response to the government-sponsored low-interest loans, which is blamed on technical hiccups. 
BANGKOK, 5 May 2012  – The Fine Arts Department is preparing to protest the Global Heritage Fund of UNESCO for listing the Ayutthaya Historical Park as one of the 10 architectural sites that are the most in danger of "irreparable loss and destruction”. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012 – A top economic guru has forecasted that Thai economy will end up expanding healthily this year, as a result of the recovery in the flood-hit industry. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012  – The country’s telecom regulator has expressed satisfaction over what it has achieved during the first 6 months of its operation. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012  – Thailand’s Central Wage Committee is yet to consider postponing the implementation of the new minimum wage policy throughout the country, as called for by the private sector. 

Public and private sectors brace for AEC

Thursday, 03 May 2012 17:03
Bangkok, 3 May 2012  – The Thai public and private sectors have been busily readying themselves for the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 ,while the textile and agro-product industries have been urged to increase their productivity and worker’s skills. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012  – The Public Health Ministry is prepared to set up new service for seniors over 70 years old to receive medical care without having to wait in long queue. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012  – A science and technology academic seminar has been held to encourage children to learn to live with nature. 

SCB predicts 8.5% economic growth

Thursday, 03 May 2012 17:02
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012  - The Siam Commercial Bank Economic Intelligence Center (SCB EIC) has predicted an 8.5% growth for the economy in 2012 due to the industrial sector's speedy recovery. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012 - The Public Health Ministry is campaigning for food sellers to change cooking oil more frequently for better health of the consumers. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012  - Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labor Mrs. Songsri Boonba has revealed Australia is seeking skilled labor from Thailand to work in that country’s construction industry under a government-to-government contract. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012 – Continued drought crisis has worsened in several areas across the country, while more provinces have fallen prey to the severe dry spell. 
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012  – An internationally well-known travel website, TripAdvisor, has ranked Chiang Mai province 24th in the world’s best destination list in 2012. 

PM confident product prices declining

Thursday, 03 May 2012 16:57
BANGKOK, 3 May 2012 -Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra insisted that commodity prices have been declining, while assuring people that the government will continue to monitor goods prices and the cost of living for Thai people. 
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