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Home loan approvals break target on high economic confidence

BANGKOK – Commercial banks have reported better than targeted growth in home loans during the first half of the year on the back of...

August foreign tourism generates over 163 billion baht

BANGKOK - Thailand reportedly welcomed over three million tourists in August amid growth in global tourism, with Chinese travelers leading other nationalities in arrivals. Permanent...

Ministry of Industry expects to issue 9.9 bil loans this month

BANGKOK - The Ministry of Industry is hoping to issue 9.9 billion baht worth of loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) this month. According...

Officials to look into ‘zero-dollar’ tours

Deputy Prime Minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn said he has not received reports of "zero-dollar" tours - a scam where tourists buy inexpensive package deals but...

Thailand’s tourist arrivals and revenue continues growth in 3rd Quarter of...

Bangkok – Thailand expects to enjoy continued growth both in tourist arrivals and tourism revenue during the 3rd quarter of this year. International visitor arrivals...

ADB says Thai economy could grow 4.2% in next 5 yrs

BANGKOK - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released a report forecasting Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 4.2 percent per year in...

Thai GDP posts 4-year record growth in Q2 2017

BANGKOK– A GDP growth rate of as high as 3.7 percent has been recorded in the second quarter of this year, leading to an...

Thailand voted world’s most Chinese tourist-friendly nation

BANGKOK - Thailand has been voted as the most Chinese tourist-friendly country in the world in a survey conducted by www.Hotel.com among Chinese people...

Efforts to suppress zero-dollar tours

BANGKOK – The Land Transport Department (DLT) has cooperated with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MOTS) to suppress zero-dollar tours. DLT Director General Sanit...

Rubber Authority keen to increase rubber demand by 10% a year

BANGKOK – The Rubber Authority of Thailand is hoping to raise domestic consumption of rubber products by 10% per year. Chairing the opening of the...

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Pattaya staging pumps at critical points to battle floods

Pattaya is staging pumps and cleaning equipment at flood-prone areas as rainy season reaches its climax, city sanitation officials told business leaders. Speaking at the...

Transport Ministry gears up for Moto GP race in Buriram

Buriram - Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith called a meeting of officials to prepare to provide accommodations for racers and viewers at the upcoming Moto...

Interior minister predicts peaceful elections

Bangkok - The Interior Minister is confident the organization of local elections will be smooth and peaceful. Meanwhile, the prime minister has been informed...

Aranyaprathet customs blocks goods smuggling from Cambodia

Sa Kaeo - Aranyaprathet customs officers along with immigration police officials set up a checkpoint Sunday at Aranyaprathet Border Crossing to suppress smugglers of...

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

Ukara Island, Tanzania (AP) — Relatives wept in grief on Sunday at the mass burial in Tanzania of many of the 224 people who...

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