BANGKOK, 4 July 2012  - Mr. Kittipong Urapeepatanapong of the Thai Chamber of Commerc is urging the government to quickly pass the law on tax exemption for Thai businessmen investing overseas to prepare the country for the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015.
BANGKOK, 4 July 2012 - The Cabinet has approved a primary study of cloud formation that affects the weather in Thailand after it rejected NASA’s request to use U-Tapao Airport for a similar study.
BANGKOK, 4 July 2012  - Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap has attended a ministerial conference in Japan to exchange ideas on how to reduce impacts from natural disasters.
BANGKOK, 4 July 2012  - Following a recent outbreak of bird flu in China, the Ministry of Public Health is today ramping up further precautions amongst the nation's poultry farmers.
BANGKOK, 4 July 2012  – State officials working in the violence-plagued southernmost region of Thailand will receive higher remuneration, as approved by the Cabinet.
BANGKOK, 3 July 2012  - The 6th mobile cabinet meeting is scheduled to take place in Surin province, during July 30-31.
Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn has made great contributions to the fields of chemistry and medicine in Thailand with her strong dedication and determination to develop the country in the footsteps of His Majesty the King.

PM: government and army are on good terms

Wednesday, 04 July 2012 10:06
BANGKOK, 3 July 2012-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said in her statement that her luncheon with Army Commanders was not for a special occassion, citing that the relationship between the government and the Amry remains good.
BANGKOK, 4 July 2012  - People recognize Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn as founder of Chulabhorn Hospital, but not many know that the Princess also takes her roles in diagnosing illnesses at the hospital ward.
MYAWADDY, 4 July 2012  - Tak Governor Suriya Prasatbuntitya today met with his Myanmar counterpart, U Mein Tin, in the border town of Myawaddy for talks on bilateral trade and relations.
BANGKOK, July 3 - Inflation in the second half of this year is likely to drop thanks to a global economic slowdown, as well as falling goods and energy prices, said Bank of Thailand (BoT) Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul.
BANGKOK, July 2 – Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has distributed some 60,000 health masks to local residents in five southern provinces as smog from Indonesian forest fires has blanketed the region.
SONGKHLA, 2 July 2012  - Smoke plumes caused by seasonal wildfires burning across Sumatra Island are now covering several southern provinces of Thailand, including Songkhla, Satun, Yala and Narathiwat.
OSAKA, July 1 - Japanese investors are satisfied with Thailand’s flood prevention plan and recovering economy with more investment likely in Thailand, said Industry Minister Pongsvas Svasti.
BANGKOK, 30 June 2012  – The Labor Ministry is stepping up its efforts to tackle the problem of human trafficking. 

Safety & Well-being

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 17:07
In 2011, Thailand welcomed over 19.1 million international visitors, of which 60% were repeat visitors. Almost all of these trips were safe and without incident.
BANGKOK, June 27 – A Thai Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday that the ministry is now providing legal advice to a Thai female student sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Vietnam, and pledged to exhaust all legal means to help the condemned.

Ashman tames the greens at Bangpra

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 17:17
Bunker Boys @ The Bowling Green Monday, June 18, Treasure Hill – Stableford It was millionaire’s golf again today as we arrived at Treasure Hill to find that we had the course to ourselves.  This course has improved tremendously over the past year, and today it...
The second round of the Northern European Cup, Formula Renault 2.0 season saw the weekend’s races provide a prelude to the world famous Nürburgring 24 Hour VLN Endurance race.
OSAKA, June 28 -- Japanese investors are more confident of Thailand's flood prevention measures after participating in a seminar on Thailand's investment promotion policy in this Japanese city on Thursday.
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