PARIS, July 21 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday said her European trip, which took her to Germany and France was considered good timing to show Thailand's concern as European countries weathered an economic crisis while also building confidence in Thai democracy and economy.
TAK, July 18 2012  – Thailand yesterday hosted a meeting of the Thai-Myanmar Joint Border Committee in Tambon Mae Pa, Mae Sot District, Tak Province. The Thai delegation was headed by Colonel Ukrit Nutkhamhang, head of the task force unit of the Fourth Army Area...
PARIS, 21 July 2012  – Thailand and France have pledged to further both countries’ strategic partnership during the Thai PM’s official visit to Europe. 
BANGKOK, 18 July 2012  – The Cabinet has given a nod to the draft Memorandum of Understanding that will promote closer collaboration between Thailand and Mozambique. 
PARIS, July 20 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday urged France and Thailand to expand their reciprocal investments so as to help stimulate the French economy and expand business opportunities for more Thai companies.
BERLIN, July 20 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives in France today on the second leg of her official visit to Europe since taking office last year and the first visit to France by a Thai premier in seven years.
BERLIN, 20 July 2012  – The Prime Minister has assured Thai businesses in Germany that the local economy will expand satisfactorily this year.
The Thai automobile industry has been growing steadily over the past several months and still seems to continue to prosper. The market segment that is taking the most out of this business belongs to the small car industry.
Pattaya United secured a convincing 3-1 victory over Air Force United in the Toyota Cup last week at the Thupatemee Stadium in Ragsit.

Bruda whale spotted in Gulf of Thailand

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 09:51
BANGKOK, July 17 - Some Bruda whales have been sighted in the Gulf of Thailand, a rare occurrence that indicates an abundance of food sources attracting the creature to this part of the sea.
BANGKOK, 18 July 2012  – The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has lowered its economic growth estimation for this year from earlier predicted at 5.9% to 5.6%, citing global economic crisis and domestic political situation as influential factors. 
BANGKOK, July 17 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will leave Bangkok this afternoon for an official visit to Germany and France today through Sunday to strengthen ties between Thailand and the two European countries.
BANGKOK, July 17 2012  – The Board of Investment (BOI) has reported that the value of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects registered for investment promotion during the first six months of this year almost touched 280 billion baht.
Bangkok, July 16, 2012 --  The Tourism Authority of Thailand has set a domestic tourism target of 107.4 million trips with revenue earnings of 453 billion Baht (USD 14.36 billion) in 2013. 
Bangkok, July 16, 2012 - The Thai tourism industry continued its strong performance in the first six months of 2012, with total arrivals of 10,496,789, up 7.60% over the same period of 2011.

12 Thai items remain on US preference list

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 09:14
BANGKOK, July 16 – Twelve Thai produced goods still enjoy trade benefits under the United States' Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), according to Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom.
BANGKOK, July 16 – The Myanmar authorities will first release about ten Thai women and children who were detained during a land encroachment incident earlier this month, Deputy Prime Minister Gen Yuthasak Sasiprapa said today.
BANGKOK, 16 July 2012 – The Prime Minister will attend business road shows in Germany and France during July 17-21 to boost foreign investors’ confidence. 
BANGKOK, 14 July 2012  – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will lead Myanmar President General Teng Seng on a tour of the eastern seaboard when the latter visits Thailand from July 22 – 24.
BANGKOK, 15 July 2012  – The Thai Tourism Authority has already strategized about how to achieve the ambitious tourism revenue target of 2 trillion baht within 3 years’ time.
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