Thailand

BANGKOK, Feb 18 - Thailand's Opposition and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Saturday flew to Myanmar to meet with pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi.
BANGKOK, 19 February 2012 - The Kasikorn Research Center (KRC) has predicted that Thai stock trade will continue to see further volatility in this coming week. 

Timeless Thai Crafts

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 17:14
Thailand has long been known for its artistry and craftsmanship. Today’s artisans preserve the skills of masters who decorated the magnificent palaces and temples, and of villagers who made charming handicrafts for daily use. Traditional crafts such as basketry, pottery, textiles and floral art survive...

Thai PM to visit Malaysia on Monday

Monday, 20 February 2012 12:55
BANGKOK, Feb 18 -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will visit Malaysia on Monday, the introductory trip to the last remaining members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since she took office in August of last year.
BANGKOK, 18 February 2012 - Thailand's anti-money laundering office will, next week, explain to the public about the blacklisting of the country by an international agency. 
BANGKOK, 18 February 2012  - The Labor Ministry has affirmed that migrant workers will have until mid-June to sort out their nationality issues before having to return home, as decided by the Thai government. 

Re-Discovering Thai Village Communities

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 16:59
In Thailand, we are surrounded by clues that give insights into the way Thai people lived in the past. To learn about golden periods in previous centuries, one must look at ancient cities like Sukhothai, Kamphaeng Phet, and Ayutthaya, where the ruins of many ancient...

Commerce Ministry targets 15% export growth

Saturday, 18 February 2012 14:06
BANGKOK, 18 February 2012 – The government is set to push the export growth this year to 15 percent in its latest bid to retrieve the flood-hit economy. 
BANGKOK, 17 February 2012  -In the wake of recent blasts in Bangkok, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) chief has come out to urge Thailand to stiffen its immigration process. 
BANGKOK, Feb 16 --- Two Iranian men were detained at Thailand’s main international airport for smuggling crystal methamphetamine, known as 'ice,' valued at Bt3.2 million (nearly US$107,000), according to the Thai Customs Department
BANGKOK, Feb 17 – Thailand’s police are collecting more evidence and information to ask the Court for approval to issue an additional arrest warrant, for a fifth suspect who may have been involved in the explosions in Bangkok's Sukhumvit area on Tuesday.
BANGKOK, 17 February 2012  - The central bank is not worried about reports of continued capital inflow into Thailand, which some fear will cause fluctuation to the value of the baht. 
BANGKOK, 17 February 2012  - Myanmar has revealed its plan to make an annual import of at least 60,000 pickup trucks from Thailand. 
BANGKOK, 16 February 2012  - Security has been beefed up at the country's main airport, railway stations and bus terminals after several countries issued alert messages for foreigners residing or traveling in Thailand. 
BANGKOK, 16 February 2012  - Security has been beefed up at the country's main airport, railway stations and bus terminals after several countries issued alert messages for foreigners residing or traveling in Thailand. 

New BMW 5 Series with six engines

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 14:59
BMW are going all-out with their choice of engines in the new 5 Series.  Four petrol and two diesel means the BMW driver has almost unlimited choices.

Picking a pick-up

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 15:12
Dual-cab pick-ups account for nearly one in 10 new-car sales in Australia.  A staggering 100,000 vehicles last year, of which the majority come from Thailand.
Horseshoe Point was the venue for Pattaya Cricket Club to host Richard Harvey’s famous touring team from England ‘Not The MCC’ in a 32 over game, played as two 16 over matches combined.  The format was as successful as the outcome with PCC winning off...
In a thrilling charity hockey game held recently to raise money for Thai flood victims, Team Canada defeated the World Team 7-5 as the game also launched “The Rink”, a new ice skating facility located on the 7th floor of the Central Grand Rama IX...
BANGKOK, Feb 14 – Cambodia and Thailand will open a new permanent checkpoint and will conduct a joint survey for border demarcation in agreements reached during their two days of border talks in Bangkok.