THB 12 mil bounties put on drug kingpins

Saturday, 21 April 2012 13:50
BANGKOK, 21 April 2012 – In a latest bid to speed up the elimination of drug trade, Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung has pledged THB 12 million cash rewards to anyone giving a tip-off leading to the capture of the 25 most high-profile drug kingpins. 

Unbeatable bargains

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 13:51
The Motor Show in Bangkok showed just what incredible bargains there are in the automotive sector at present.  The government’s pushing of the ‘eco-car’ category has made it such that some very inexpensive new cars can be bought for around 400,000 THB, and if this...

Cabinet approves Mae Wong dam construction

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 16:32
BANGKOK, 11 April 2012 – The Cabinet has approved a budget of THB 13 bil for the long-suspended Mae Wong dam project in Nakhon Sawan in a latest bid to deal with natural disaster. 

China attacks Europe

Wednesday, 29 February 2012 11:49
  China, the world’s most populous nation, is not content to just making vehicles for home consumption, but is now entering the European market as European manufacturers.

Top-end condominium prices continue to rise

Wednesday, 01 February 2012 11:06
Higher quality and limited development sites pushing prices up in Bangkok Prices of top-end condominiums in both completed buildings and off-plan projects in Bangkok’s central business district (CBD) continue to grow.  Despite slower sales and high levels of new supply entering the market over the...

Ground breaking news from Novana Residence

Wednesday, 01 February 2012 10:43
Earlier this month saw the construction machinery arrive at Novana Residence, the inner-city development by The Nova Group.
Friday DFiT, Dusit Thani Pattaya: Visitors using the group fitness membership can avail of the THB 2,000 offer for five visits to the gym after their membership has expired.  The offer includes unlimited use of DFiT facilities including tennis courts.  For more information, call 038-425611 ext....

Nakhon Sawan floods continue to recede

Tuesday, 01 November 2011 09:48
NAKHON SAWAN, 31 October 2011  – Life in Nakhon Sawan is beginning to return to normal as the floods continue to recede.
Lists of prevention and rehabilitation plans have been constantly rolled out like the current flood waves flowing from the North to hit parts of Thailand. The latest one of all plans was initiated on 30 October 2011 by Yingluck Shinawatra's government at Energy Complex Building,...
BANGKOK, 31 October 2011 – More than 10 billion THB is estimated as the damage cost in business and agricultural sectors caused by flooding in Nakhon Sawan.

Cheap chicken eggs sold like hot cakes

Tuesday, 01 November 2011 10:05
BANGKOK, 31 October 2011 – Low-priced chicken eggs put up for sales by the Commerce Ministry were quickly snapped up within minutes.
BANGKOK, 31 October 2011  – Mr Prasit Vichaisuchat, Secretary of the Thai Boat Association and Managing Director Assistant of the River Side Bangkok Hotel said that the occupying rate of the total 250 rooms in the riverside Bangkok hotels has dropped from the average rate...
BANGKOK, 28 October 2011  – Hoteliers have agreed to help relieve financial worries of the flood runaways by offering them accommodation packages at a special rate.
BANGKOK, 28 October 2011  – The government prepares to hire flood-affected workers at 300 THB per day to help rehabilitate industrial estates while manufacturers are willing to pay 75% of the total wage during the production suspension.
BANGKOK, 24 October 2011  – The Ministry of Transport has indicated that a budget of up to 25 billion THB might be needed for the repair of flood-damaged roads and highways while efforts are urgently being made to unblock transportation routes.
BANGKOK, 21 October 2011  – The Board of Investment (BOI) has requested Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to schedule a new date for the annual BOI Fair, which needs to be postponed because of the current flood crisis.
BANGKOK, 21 October 2011  – The Government has estimated that 620,000 workers have been affected career-wise by the flood crisis. A survey will be conducted on their needs in order to draw up suitable assistance measures.

US hands over 15 million THB to Thai floods

Friday, 21 October 2011 09:25
BANGKOK, 20 October 2011  – The public relations unit of the Flood Relief Operations Center (FROC) was informed by the Embassy of the United States of America that the United States Government provided an additional 15 million THB in humanitarian assistance to support flood relief...

BOT: Flood could slash GDP by 1%

Friday, 21 October 2011 09:51
BANGKOK, 20 October 2011  - The Bank of Thailand has advised the country to brace for a sharp drop in GDP thanks to the ongoing flood crisis.
BANGKOK, 19 October 2011  – The Thai government has contributed three million THB to Cambodia and Vietnam each, to support flood relief efforts in the neighbouring countries.
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