BANGKOK, 16 August 2012 – The Meteorological Department has warned residents of Bangkok to brace themselves for more heavy rain in the evening during the next couple of days. 
BANGKOK, 15 August 2012  – The Prime Minister has pledged full support to improve Thailand’s sports and athletes. 

Nikom Wairatpanich elected Senate Speaker

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 12:48
BANGKOK, Aug 14 -- Deputy Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatpanich was elected new Senate Speaker, in two rounds of voting, defeating appointed Senator Pichet Sunthornpipit by 77-69 votes.
BANGKOK, 15 August 2012  – The government is considering to encourage taxi drivers to switch to energy-saving vehicles. 
BANGKOK, Aug 14 - US Ambassador to Thailand Kristie Anne Kenney said the US visa granted to self-exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra had nothing to do with politics.
BANGKOK, Aug 14 - The Cabinet on Tuesday increased the amount of compensation to be awarded to southern violence victims, with each case of death and disability receiving the same amount of  Bt500,000, retroactive to 2004, according to government spokesperson Sansanee Nakpong.
BANGKOK, Aug 15 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra sent a letter of condolence to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in response to the major earthquakes during the weekend that killed at least 250 people, injured thousands and flattened villages in the northwest of Iran, a Foreign...
BANGKOK, Aug 13 – Some 300 members of Thailand's taxi co-op network on Monday petitioned the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry asking for assistance to cooperate with Transport and Energy Ministries to tackle higher energy prices affecting more than 75,000 taxis.
BANGKOK Aug 14 – The Thai government is trying to foster active cooperation among rice producers within Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, said Yanyong Puangrach, Permanent Secretary for Commerce.
BANGKOK, 15 August 2012  – The National Energy Policy Committee has decided to raise the LPG price for the transportation sector by 25 satang per kilogram, effective on August 16th onwards. 
BANGKOK, 10 August 2012 - Bangkok Governor has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) on replacing burnt out light bulbs around Bangkok. The governor also visited Bang Khen water pumping station to check on its readiness for this year’s water...
BANGKOK, 10 August 2012  – Thailand Post has come up with a new idea for Thai people to express their wishes to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit on the occasion of Her Majesty’s 80th birthday anniversary.
BANGKOK, 10 August 2012  – The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is inviting the public to join in the special online campaign to celebrate HM the Queen’s 80th birthday anniversary. 
BANGKOK, 9 August 2012  – The organizer of the Thailand International Motor Expo 2012 expects to sell up to 50,000 vehicles during the event in December, after the government gave a nod to the extension of the “First Car Buyer” policy.

ASEAN celebrates its 45th year anniversary

Thursday, 09 August 2012 15:24
BANGKOK, 9 August 2012  – The Foreign Affairs Ministry has held a celebration to mark the 45th year anniversary of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Wednesday. 
BANGKOK, 9 August 2012 – The Office of Agricultural Economics (OAC) is expecting a growth of 3.8 to 4.8 percent in the agricultural industry due to a rise in the production of agricultural products.
A torrential downpour soon after kick-off led to Pattaya United’s match against Police United being cancelled last Sunday night in Bangkok.
Sunday August 5th saw 25 players come out to the best softball field in Asia at the Thai Polo Club for the weekly Pattaya Sports Club games.  Dan from Bangkok came down and led the Sunrise Tacos team to a 15-8 win in the first...
BANGKOK, 8 August 2012  – The Information and Communication Technology Ministry, or ICT, is supporting and encouraging the Thai ICT-related industries for the advent of the AEC. 
BANGKOK, 9 August 2012  – The Prime Minister has pledged to adopt HM the King’s advice to build understanding and offer development to solve the years-long unrest in the country’s southern border area. 
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