Russia’s athletics team faces a ban from next year’s Rio Olympics following revelations this week of a widespread and possibly state-sponsored doping program. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) Geneva (AP) - As Sebastian Coe weighs the nuclear option of barring Russian athletes...
LONDON (AP) — Five days after a Russian jetliner broke apart high above the Sinai, Russia and Egypt on Thursday dismissed Western suggestions that a terrorist bomb may have caused the crash that killed 224 people, saying the speculation was a rush to judgment.
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said Russia had no plans "right now" to put combat troops on the ground in Syria, but would continue backing the Syrian government. The Russian leader, speaking in an interview broadcast Sunday on the eve of his meeting with President...
VLADISVOSTOK, 9 September 2012  – The Thai Foreign Minister has revealed that China is ready to work with ASEAN to sort out the South China Sea dispute. 
BANGKOK, 1 August 2012  – The Eurozone debt crisis and the problems in the US economy have hurt Thailand’s jewelry export sector considerably. 
BANGKOK, 5 July 2012 -The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has instructed all TAT offices in Europe to monitor the Euro-debt crisis and will devise a new strategy to protect Thai tourism from the declining European tourists. 
Chonburi police arrested 27 foreign women accused of either soliciting prostitution on Walking Street, for overstay, or for illegal entry, as well as 9 Liberian men for overstay and illegal entry.
BANGKOK, June 23 – Thailand’s Opposition Democrat Party on Saturday called on the government to publicise the details of the United States space agency's request to use the country’s U-Tapao military airport as a base from which to conduct atmospheric studies.
Bangkok, June 22, 2012 –  The emergence of the ASEAN Economic Community by 2015 and the opening of Myanmar will generate more high-yield visitors for Thailand by boosting its status as a regional hub for conventions and exhibitions, delegates attending a MICE event were told.
BANGKOK, 21 June 2012 - The Commerce Ministry is scheduled to meet with the Prime Minister and representatives from the export sector at the end of the month to discuss new assistance measures.
BANGKOK, 18 May 2012 – The Commerce Ministry is unfazed by Greece’s failure to form a new government, stating that Thailand has been preparing plans to cope with possible hit to its export sector.
BANGKOK, April 25 - Dr Virabongsa Ramangkura, chairperson of the Strategic Committee for Reconstruction and Future Development (SCRF), said on Wednesday he was confident Thailand will not face a repetition of last year's flood crisis, as the government has been on the right track on...

Autotrivia Quiz - Friday March 2 - March 8, 2012

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 11:25
  Last week I asked what car is this?  Manufactured 1966 to 1974.  Built in many countries including Bulgaria, Egypt, Italy, India, Korea, Russia, Spain and Turkey.
Thailand’s sizzling “City Of Angels” ice hockey tournament is ready to roll for the 5th straight year with organizer JOG Sports promising an even more action-packed event at the new state-of-the-art ice arena, “The Rink”, located at Grand Central Rama IX.
Last week I mentioned that we are used to the Vettel the Boy Vunder setting the fastest lap of the race on the final lap of the race, but that had been done many years before by Surtees in the Ferrari.  I asked what year...
Third seed Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia beat Maria Kirilenko of Russia 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 in a tense and exciting final to defend her title at the PTT Pattaya Open tennis tournament held at the Dusit Thani Pattaya last Sunday.   At 3 hours, 14...


Wednesday, 15 February 2012 16:45
Bangkok, February 6, 2012 — Buyers from several countries are queuing up for registrations to the Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2012 to be held during June 6-8, 2012, at Exhibition Central Hall 5-6, Impact Muang Thong Thani Exhibition Centre.
BANGKOK, 14 February 2012  – The INTERPOL Environmental Crime Meeting is currently taking place in Thailand, with representatives from 66 countries worldwide participating in the conference. 
BANGKOK, Feb 7 – The Commerce Ministry has targeted pushing Thai exports to grow 15 per cent this year while in the first quarter they are projected to expand by 1-5 per cent.
Bangkok, September 7, 2011 — Supermodels from 30 Asia-Pacific countries will participate in the region’s first International Supermodel Contest to be organised in Thailand between September 12 - 19, 2011 with the support of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
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