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Thai meeting and conventions industry growing despite world economic crisis

BANGKOK, June 21 – Thailand’s MICE industry-- which includes meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions, continues to grow, in contrast to the economic crises...

Hanoi tops list of cheapest tourist cities

Hanoi, June 18 (VNA) – Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, has topped the list of cheapest global tourist destinations in 2012 summertime, according...

Vietnam triumphs at ASEAN chess tournament

Thua Thien- Hue , June 19 (VNA) – Vietnam won a total of 121 medals at the 13 th ASEAN Open Chess Tournament that...

Beach volleyball world tour moves to Bang Saen

Thailand’s annual beach volleyball world tour tournament is moving to a new home in 2012.  The tournament which was staged on Karon beach, Phuket...

PM chairs ESCAP meeting

BANGKOK, 22 May 2012- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday presided over the opening of the 68th annual Commission Session of ESCAP at the...

BoT: Asian investors continue to invest in Thailand

BANGKOK, 19 May 2012 – The Thai central bank has affirmed that investment from within Asia still continues flowing into the country.  ...

Audi copy Porsche in Asia

The very successful Porsche Asia Cup series has been joined by Audi with there “me too” series in Asia.  One of the top drivers...

Culture Ministry insists Ayutthaya ruins to remain world heritage

BANGKOK, 8 May 2012 – Culture Minister Sukumol Khunploem has played down a report about the Ayutthaya ruins topping the list of the...

Industry Ministry confident no chemical contamination around Map Ta Phut

RAYONG, 6 May 2012  – The Industry Ministry is confident that the fire incident in Map Ta Phut has left no trace of...

2012 Top of the Gulf Regatta looks to re-set the record...

The annual Top of the Gulf Regatta takes place for the eighth time this year off Ocean Marina Yacht Club, Jomtien Beach, 4th to...

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German, Thai arrested in Pattaya for scamming Aussie of 1.2 million baht

Regional police arrested a German man and Thai woman for their parts in allegedly extorting an Australian out of 1.2 million baht. Frank Wagner, 54,...

Quiet curfew streets bring out wildlife in Pattaya

With no people or traffic to scare them away, wildlife has begun to return to the city. Police and volunteers patrolling for curfew breakers found...

Burmese fisherman falls into ice crusher

A Burmese fisherman sustained brutal injuries after falling into an ice crusher in Sattahip. Jo Kuti, 25, had his left leg crushed by the machine...

Pattaya drunk masturbator’s lawyer threatens CCA charges against videographers

The lawyer for a man arrested for masturbating in public threatened to file Computer Crime Act charges against anyone who posted video of his...

Updates during COVID-19 Crisis

EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS National Institute for Emergency Medicine:1669 Bang Lamung Police Station: 038 221 800 Bangkok Hospital Pattaya: 038 259 999 Highway Patrol Police: 038 425 440 Nongprue Police...