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Bangkok-Korat high speed rail project to break ground in November

Bangkok (AP) - The Ministry of Transport expects construction of the first stretch of the Bangkok - Nakhon Ratchasima high speed rail project to...

Private sector believes China’s One Belt One Road will benefit Thailand

BANGKOK - The Thailand-China Business Council has expressed confidence that the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and China's One Belt One Road strategy will contribute...

Thailand and China meet on media cooperation

BANGKOK - The Public Relations Department (PRD) has continued its collaboration with the Yunnan State Administration of Radio, Film and Television on the production...

Thai army chief brushes aside criticism of purchase of armored vehicles...

BANGKOK - The Commander of the Royal Thai Army has insisted that the purchase of armored vehicles from China was properly considered and approved...

Thai Navy inks submarine deal with China

BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Navy has proceeded with a 13.5-million-baht submarine contract with China. Navy chief of staff, Adm Luechai Ruddit who led a...

Somkid leads Thai road-show in China

A Thai trade delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak is now on a road-show in China and will be signing an agreement...

China’s halt of visa on arrival adds higher cost for travel...

Thai travel agents say China's recent suspension of 144 hours visa-free application for security reason will certainly add higher cost for them. Adith Chairattananon, secretary...

Chinese dams blamed for exacerbating Southeast Asian drought

Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) - As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian...

Cold snap grips Northeast, monsoon reaches South

BANGKOK – The Meteorological Department has forecast a temperature drop in the upper parts of the country and strong winds in the South. The...

Thailand and China to cooperate in various areas

BANGKOK -Thailand and China have expressed their readiness to engage in economic cooperation in the areas of farming, tourism and transport as well as...

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PM: Govt ready to repatriate Thai citizens from Wuhan

BANGKOK - Thailand is ready to repatriate over 60 Thai citizens from epidemic-stricken Wuhan city when Chinese authorities give a greenlight, says Prime Minister...

Tourism council voices concern over impact of Coronavirus outbreak

BANGKOK - The ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak will severely hit Thai tourism industry if it is not contained within three months, the Tourism Council...

Bangkok sees sharp decline in Chinese tourists

BANGKOK  - The number of Chinese tourists at popular tourist spots in Bangkok has decreased by half due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. ...

PM wishes for 4% GDP growth

BANGKOK -- Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wishes the economy will grow by at least 4% this year although the novel coronavirus outbreak is affecting...

Strict Screening for Coronavirus Stepped up at Thai Airports

BANGKOK – Thai Permanent Secretary for Public Health reiterated that only eight coronavirus cases from China were confirmed in Thailand while the Public Health...