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Economic Cabinet talks rubber price

BANGKOK, 25 July 2012  - The Economic Cabinet on Wednesday discussed the rubber price situation in an effort to assist rubber farmers affected by...

Thailand Tourism Receipts Up 30%, Highlighting Value for Money Factor

Bangkok, July 16, 2012 -- Thailand recorded a 31% increase in tourism receipts in 2011 over 2010, according to Ministry of Tourism and...

Cabinet agrees to host IMO in 2015, passes healthcare improvement plan

BANGKOK, 10 July 2012  - The Cabinet has approved the proposal by the Ministry of Education to host the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)...

Mixed views on land acquisition in a cooler Malaysian market

Research analysts and property consultants have mixed views about developers that have been buying sizeable parcels of land recently, as the real estate market...

First Tartan 4000 arrives in Thailand

Tartan?  In my under-educated and under-exposed youth, the noun Tartan conjured up a bunch of hardy Scots brawling in their inhospitable highlands, for the...

Government supports exchange student program and prepares for ASEAN

BANGKOK, 18 June 2012  – Thai government is to hand out “ASEAN Community” handbooks to elementary and high school students and promote exchange...

Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Asian Masters Final attracts record entries

Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited will be organizing the 10th Mercedes-Benz Junior Golf Asian Masters Final at the Burapaha Golf & Resort in Chonburi province from...

Garden International raises sports funds for Fobissea Games

A mammoth fundraising effort has helped support an international sports event for students near Pattaya. Swimming, goalkeeping, a sporting multi day...

Special Report: Mrs Fields cookies make a delicious return to Thailand

Thailand is welcoming back a world-class premium cookie brand, Mrs Fields, at Siam Paragon shopping center after the franchised stores in the country...

ASEAN: AEC will boost Thai GDP

BANGKOK, 22 May 2012  – The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015 is expected to send Thailand's GDP skyrocketing while...

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Tokyo Olympics: Japanese, English _ but where’s the French?

TOKYO (AP) — The French language has been almost invisible during the drawn-out preparations for next year's Tokyo Olympics. News conferences in Tokyo are conducted...

Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass at National Stadium

BANGKOK (AP) — Pope Francis urged more efforts to combat the "humiliation" of women and children forced into prostitution as he began a busy...

HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha opens Princess’s Cup Thailand 2019

BANGKOK - Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendiradebyavati Krom Luang Ratchasarinee Siripatchara Maha Watchara Ratchathida presided over the opening of the Princess’s Cup Thailand...

Excise Department eyes jet fuel tax discount to help domestic airlines

BANGKOK - Many low-cost domestic carriers have reported losses this year, one of the factors being the increase in jet fuel tax of 0.2...

Wage committee not considering minimum wage adjustments yet

BANGKOK  - The Permanent Secretary for Labor, Suthi Sukosol, said today a meeting of the National Wage Committee on Wednesday Nov 20, considered the...