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Environment minister leads planting of 8,400 mangroves in Chonburi

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Surasak Karnjanarat led 1,500 Chonburi officials and residents in planting more than 8,000 mangrove trees in honor of HM...

PM says land tax collection postponed indefinitely

Plans by the government to collect land and buildings tax, aimed at narrowing social disparities and enabling the state to collect more taxes, are...

S. Korea, UAE to jointly penetrate new renewable energy markets

SEJONG, March 6 - South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will join forces to make inroads into promising renewable energy markets, the...

China to reduce coal consumption for better air

BEIJING, March 6 - China will slash coal consumption by 160 million tonnes in the next five years to reduce air pollution, according to...

Japan responds positively to new BoI policies

Hirunya Suchinai, acting secretary-general of the Board of Investment (BoI), said a positive Japanese response to the new BoI policies was aired during the...

Workers needed for five key industries

As Thailand is now heading towards an elderly society, the Industry Ministry’s Office of Industrial Economics has projected that the country would need about...

DLT develops new app for taxi passengers

After receiving many complaints from passengers on the quality and poor services given by taxi drivers, the Transport Ministry’s Department of Land Transport (DLT)...

Thailand setting up anti-human trafficking centres in 37 at-risk risk provinces

BANGKOK, Feb 23 - The Social Development and Human Security Ministry has ordered the setting up of centres to solve trafficking in women and...

Tourism minister extends condolences on death of Chilean cyclist

BANGKOK, Feb 23 -- Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul expressed her concern after a 48-year-old Chilean was killed in a collision by a...

China tops patent applications list in 2014

BEIJING, Feb. 23 - China had more invention patent applications than any other country in 2014 for the fourth year running, official data showed...

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Government tries again to protect Pattaya Near Islands from ruin

Scuba divers, sea walkers and restaurant boats may face new restrictions as the government moves to protect Pattaya’s Near Islands. Chonburi Deputy Gov. Wisit Pungpetch...

Plans for Pattaya disabled-sports center crawl forward

Plans for a disabled sports center at the Eastern National Indoor Sports Stadium complex continue to crawl forward, with officials still waiting on designs...

Pickup truck kills 2 pedestrians in Plutaluang

Two pedestrians died when they were hit by a pickup truck in Plutaluang. Jitapa Korkerdboon, 55, died at the scene of the June 12 accident...

Pattaya motorcycle taxis checked for proper licenses

Pattaya-area officials, police and soldiers checked motorcycle taxis on Second and Thirds roads to be sure they’re following the rules. Chonburi deputy police chief, Pol....

Epileptic drowns in Takhiantia lake

Police suspect a man suffering from epilepsy committed suicide by drowning himself in a Takhiantia fish pond. Rescuers pulled the body of Sarayuth Sripan, 30,...