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December 19, 2014 5:22 pm

New Year spending expected to rise as banks waive fees

This year marks the first time banks will waive those fees, and it follows a collaboration with the ministry that aims to help drive tourism. The Nation

December 19, 2014 4:41 pm

Govt to take legal action against those responsible for..

He said that even after the remaining 17 million tonnes of rice in the government stock are sold, the losses would amount to some Bt680 billion. The Nation

December 19, 2014 4:23 pm

Reserves up despite falling stock prices

According to the Bank of Thailand’s data, reserves stood at US$158.5 billion on December 12 against $156.9 billion on December 5. However, the net forward positions narrowed from $24.1..

December 19, 2014 4:14 pm

BBL reserves Bt60 bn for NY withdrawals

In a statement, the bank also said that over 300 micro branches in department stores nationwide would remain open during the period. The holiday period will run from December 31 to January 4...

December 19, 2014 3:43 pm

Indonesian palm oil tanker runs aground in Thailand

The tanker had been hijacked by eight of its own crew who wanted to sell its cargo to locals in the region. The hijackers were apprehended by Thai authorities on November 27 and the vessel..

December 19, 2014 3:26 pm

Foreign investment reaches $178bn in 2013: IMF

The value of such investment into Thailand has continued to rise; from $106.9 billion in 2009, to $139.3 billion in 2010 and $155 billion in 2011.

December 19, 2014 2:57 pm

Only 2.35 million of 17 million tonnes of government rice..

But the rest of rice was not rotten, Prayut said. He said about 13 million tonnes were still usable but their quality need to be improved first. Prayut was speaking to reporters after chairing..

December 19, 2014 2:25 pm

Their Majesties grant urgent aid to Narathiwat flood..

Their Majesties have instructed Lt Col Wichai Chaimongkol, the director of the palace, to urgently distribute the necessities. The Nation

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December 19, 2014 1:55 pm

Veerakarn meets CDC, expresses opposition to direct PM..

Among other things, Veerakarn said he disagreed with the proposal to hold direction election of the prime minister. The Nation

December 19, 2014 1:45 pm

Prayut, Cabinet members, officials to ride around..

Prayut will chair the inauguration ceremony at 6 am. The Nation

December 19, 2014 1:08 pm

Chiang Mai covered with fog Friday morning as mercury drops..

The temperature on Doi Inthanon mountaintop was measured at 3 Celsius degree. The Chiang Mai meteorological office said the temperature could further plunge to 11 degree next week. The Nation

December 19, 2014 12:53 pm

Nine injured, one missing after Indonesian volcanic eruption

The Mount Gamalama volcano in North Maluku province erupted late Thursday, sending ash and rocks 2,000 metres into the sky, said Sutopo Nugroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Management..