• Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:35
    Thailand’s policy interest rate to remain unchanged
    Kasikorn Research Centre said the Monetary Policy Committee, in a meeting on March 20, chose to maintain the policy interest rate at 1.75 per cent, especially since the country’s economy still faces uncertainty from local and foreign factors.
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  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 20:21
    Condolences pour in for ambassador Virachai
    THE international community and diplomatic corps have expressed their condolences on the passing away of Thailand’s ambassador to Washington, Virachai Plasai, praising his contribution to international relations.
  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thai ambassador to US Virachai dies at 58
    Thailand's ambassador to Washington, Virachai Plasai, passed away in the United States at the age of 58, according to the Foreign Ministry on Saturday.
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:52
    No Thais injured, killed in New Zealand terror attacks
    No Thais were injured or killed in terrorist attacks on two crowded mosques in New Zealand on Friday, a spokesperson for the Thai Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:53
    Asean gets first glimpse of Rakhine situation
    The Asean Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ERAT) gained access to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state last week to conduct a preliminary needs assessment for the return of Rohingya refugees aimed at ending a repatriation stalemate, the Thai Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
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  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 20:30
    Five foreigners take time out from holidays to clean up rubbish along Krabi beach
    Five foreign tourists spent part of their holidays on Tuesday collecting rubbish along Laem Pong Beach in Krabi.
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  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 20:00
    Crackdown on forgery and drugs nets seven
    SEVEN foreign criminals have been arrested over the past week in a Thai police crackdown on travel document forgery, fraud and drugs smuggling, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal said on Monday.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Lack of clarity on scrapping Mekong rapids blasting raises concerns
    ENVIRONMENTALISTS and local people along the Mekong River in Thailand remain uneasy over previously proposed plans to blast the Mekong River rapids, inspite of a Foreign Ministry assurance that the navigation channel improvement project had been scrapped.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Claim centres to track down tourists who skip hospital bills
    FOREIGN TOURISTS failed to pay a combined Bt300 million in medical bills after receiving treatment in state hospitals last year, prompting the government to set up “claim centres” to collect what’s due.
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  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    In the past two weeks, foreign investors net sold Bt14 billion in Thai stocks, pressuring down the SET Index by 1.57 per cent due mainly to two factors.
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 16:55
    Foreigner caught allegedly stealing from convenience store
    A 54-year-old American has been caught allegedly stealing from a convenience store in Chiang Mai province.
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  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 19:00
    Chinese wedding photographers arrested
    Three foreigners have been arrested for illegally working as pre-wedding photographers and assistants in Chalong, Phuket.
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  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 11:36
    Bonus benefit added for ‘smart visa’ holders
    Foreign specialists and investors in 10 targeted industries who have four-year “smart visas” will not need work permits to have secondary jobs in Thailand.
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 19:59
    Chinese national arrested for using Thai ID card to lure foreign investors
    A Chinese national was arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport on on Monday after using a Thai ID card to operate fraudulent businesses.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Negative factors squeeze export numbers in January
    Thai exports saw an unexpected 5.7 per cent slump year on year in January, pointing to impact from the baht’s appreciation, the Thai National Shippers’ Council (TNSC) said, while urging exporters to use local currencies to reduce financing costs and foreign exchange risks.
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