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Indian drug suspect arrested with 3kg of ketamine

SAMUT PRAKAN, Dec 20 – An Indian national has arrested with about three kilogrammes of ketamine at Suvarnabhumi Airport, according to the Customs Department....

Estimated Thai food industry flood loss reaches Bt50 billion

BANGKOK, Dec 15 – Initial flood losses to Thailand's food industry have been estimated at Bt50 billion. The figure is the...

Toyota resumes production, but Honda still in trouble

Toyota should have resumed production in Thailand on November 21, one month after the severe flooding forced it to suspend operations. Toyota has...

Cabinet delays Bt300 wage hike to next April

BANGKOK, Nov 22 – The Cabinet on Tuesday postponed implementation of the Bt300 (US$10) national daily minimum wage policy in seven provinces, scheduled to...

Toyota partly resumes production in Thailand

BANGKOK, Nov 21 – Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. on Monday partly resumed production of sedans and pickups at three plants after the worst...

Flood crisis likely to slash 2011 GDP to 1.5%: NESDB

BANGKOK, Nov 21 - Thailand's flood crisis is likely to slash 2011 gross domestic product (GDP) to only 1.5 per cent, even further from...

Thailand’s flood-related death toll rises to 602

BANGKOK, Nov 20 – Flood-related death toll from Thailand's worst flooding in decades has risen to 602, while two persons are still reported missing,...

Toyota to resume Thailand production Nov 21 after suspension due to...

BANGKOK, Nov 10 - Japanese automaker Toyota Motor says it will resume production in Thailand Nov 21, one month after severe flooding forced it...

Thai PM: 2012 GDP likely to grow 4.5-5.5%

BANGKOK, Nov 9 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday said the country's economic growth next year could expand within the range of 4.5-...

Tapwater quality at Khlong Prapa improved: Waterworks Authority

BANGKOK, Nov 4 – The water quality in Khlong Prapa, used for tap water production to serve the Thai capital, has been improved after...

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Koh Larn to add motorcycle taxis

Koh Larn will see an increase in the number of motorcycle taxi drivers as part of Pattaya’s overall plan to upgrade the tourist island. Mayor...