Govt told to boost Thai economy

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 16:07
BANGKOK, Sept 4 – The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) has urged the government to map out economic stimulation strategy in light of global economic slowdown which has severely affected Thailand’s export.
BANGKOK, Sept 1 - The National Security Council (NSC) Secretary-General Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree on Saturday inspected the situation in the restive southern province of Yala following the latest disturbances in Deep South, while reaffirming efficiency of ongoing intelligence work.
BANGKOK, Aug 31 – Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce believes the country’s jewellery and accessories exports will grow six per cent throughout this year, despite negative export figures of 16 per cent for the first seven months.
BANGKOK, 1 September 2012 – The latest survey has shown that the young population of Thailand has been the most active in reading while newspapers continue to be the most preferred reading materials 
BANGKOK, 1 September 2012  – The National Security Council (NSC) has returned to the southern border region to follow up on probes into continued insurgent attacks 
BANGKOK, 1 September 2012  – The Thai central bank has reported that the global economic slowdown has affected Thailand considerably in July. 
BANGKOK, 30 August 2012 - The Energy Ministry is pleading with oil business operators to help keep local diesel prices under the 30-baht-per-liter. 
BANGKOK, 1 September 2012  – The Prime Minister has assured the US of Thailand’s economic strength before the regional integration in 2015. 
BANGKOK, 31 August 2012  – A massive earthquake has struck off the eastern coast of the Philippines, prompting a tsunami warning in many countries. However, it has been confirmed that Thailand will not be impacted. 
BANGKOK, Aug 31 – Friday’s widespread bombings and public disturbances in four southern border provinces were aimed at drawing attention to the anniversary of the Bersatu separatist group’s establishment and to show the public that the Malaysia-originated group is still operating, said Deputy Prime Minister...

Nissan aims for 10% domestic market share

Friday, 31 August 2012 16:11
BANGKOK, Aug 30 - Nissan Motor (Thailand)’s president on Thursday said the company aims to achieve a 10 per cent of the country’s domestic automobile market share this year.
BANGKOK, Aug 31 –  The Transport Ministry on Thursday concluded  a Bt1.9-trillion plan for the development of Thailand’s transport infrastructure system to cope with the country’s future growth to the year 2020.
BANGKOK, Aug 31 – ASEAN’s hope for achieving drug-free status by 2015—a goal endorsed at a special ASEAN anti-drug meeting in the Thai capital which ended today—depends upon Myanmar, according to Thai Deputy Premier Chalerm Yubamrung.
Hong Kong, August 31, 2012: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Hong Kong office joined together with Hong Kong’s Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) to bring the 10 finalists of Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2012 to Thailand to mark 40th anniversary of the pageant.
BANGKOK, Aug 31 – Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will likely reduce the 2012 export growth projection from the earlier projected seven per cent, an MPC member said Thursday.
BANGKOK, AUG 29 – Two Thai army sergeants providing surveillance testified to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) on Wednesday that they fired their weapons in self-defence with blank bullets from their M16 rifles at political demonstrators in Bangkok on May 15, 2010.  
BANGKOK, AUG 29 –Bank of Thailand (BOT) Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul said Wednesday that the government faces a major challenge and will have to work hard and persistently to achieve the 2012 export growth target of seven per cent, based on the country’s export performance in...

Thailand aims for nanotech excellence

Thursday, 30 August 2012 12:53
BANGKOK, AUG 29 – Thailand's Ministry of Science and Technology has allocated an initial budget of Bt300 million to push the country to achieve excellence in nanotechnology with cooperation from eight leading institutions of higher education in the country.
BANGKOK, Aug 29 – Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong stood firm Wednesday that the government will go ahead with an ambitious plan of mega-infrastructure investment without exceeding the public-debt-to-GDP ratio of 60 per cent.
BANGKOK, AUG 29 – Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi told the capital's residents Wednesday to remain calm  when government technicians test the flood-release efficiency in several parts of the city next week.
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