Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
Thailand tourism is no longer a harbinger of growth
THE EXPLOSIVE growth of tourism industry has been a boon for the Thai economy. Representing about one-fifth of the economy, exports of services have been growing at the compound annual rate of 10.6 per cent since 2012, three times the GDP growth rate in the same period. As a result, tourism has contributed more than 2 per cent to annual GDP growth in four out of the past six years since 2012.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 20:30
Plain packaging for cigarettes to be introduced in Thailand
Cigarettes are to be sold only in plain packages in Thailand to discourage smoking, under new regulations approved by the National Tobacco Products Control Committee.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
Are they really serious?
Re: Thailand to push for bigger Asean role in Rohingya crisis, The Nation, yesterday
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
Thailand to push for bigger Asean role in Rohingya crisis
THAILAND IS ready to support a greater Asean role in resolving the Rakhine crisis, as the group prepared mechanisms to deal with the plight of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who face repatriation amid grave concerns about their future.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:00
10 earn their first Michelin star, while one gets upgraded
JAY FAI’S shop-house restaurant has retained its Michelin star, remaining the only street venue in Thailand to earn this internationally recognised kudos.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
It’s all about the Why
David Beckham drops into Thailand to talk about his work for the AIA campaign and play football with some local youngsters
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
Hot under the collar over a hot sauce theft
It’s time for Thailand to take back the rights to a chilli sauce that is associated with a region of the Kingdom.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 21:00
Adisak scores double hat-tricks as Thailand trounce Timor 7-0
Hot-shot Adisak Kraisorn fired six goals to spearhead Thailand to a demolition 7-0 win over Timor Leste in their AFF Suzuki Cup Group B opening game at the Rajamangala National Stadium on Friday.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
APPLE First store at Iconsiam
Apple will open Apple Iconsiam, its first store in Thailand tomorrow.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
Thailand tops in winners of Agoda Gold Circle Award
Thailand scooped the most winners in this year's Agoda Gold Circle Award, with 241 out of the 1,642 based in the country. Japan comes in second place with 230, followed by China with 150.
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:23
Leicester arrive Thailand this afternoon after Cardiff win
Leicester's grief-stricken players dedicated their emotion-fuelled 1-0 win at Cardiff on Saturday to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha as they are due to arrive in Thailand this afternoon for his funeral.
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:35
Leicester coach, team members to fly to Thailand to attend Vichai's funeral
The elaborate funeral of Leicester City's Thai owner and duty-free mogul Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was set to begin at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok Saturday, with members of Thailand's elite expected to pay tribute to the well-connected billionaire.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 06:58
Nepal, Thailand to hike flight frequency 3-fold
Nepal and Thailand are all set to revise the bilateral air services agreement (ASA) this week to increase the existing 10 weekly flights’ frequency by more than three folds to meet the growing demand of air travellers between the two countries.A tourism ministry delegation, led by Joint Secretary Suresh Acharya, left for Bangkok on Wednesday to revise the ASA.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 04:00
Boxers unite to block new law that would keep children out of the ring
Prominent Muay Thai fighters have handed a letter to the Sports Authority of Thailand to protest a new bill which forbids children from fighting in the ring.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:00
Perhaps public opinion should not be ignored
Re: “A blood-thirsty call for Thailand to retain the death penalty”, Have Your Say, October 25