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  • April 24, 2015

    Hundred years of Anzacs - in the pursuit of peace

    At dawn tomorrow, New Zealanders and Australians will gather together in Thailand, and all around the world, to commemorate the service and sacrifice of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) soldiers who landed exactly 100 years ago at Gallipoli in modern Turkey during the First World War (WWI). ...

    Opinion
  • April 23, 2015

    Long-term measures in focus: Sommai

    "I personally believe that most of the stimulation efforts are falling into place and the liquidity from previous stimulus measures is still flowing, especially from the investment budget, which is going according to plan," Finance Minister Sommai Phasee said yesterday. "And now we will have to wait...

    Business
  • April 20, 2015

    Chaiyaphum people calls for double-track railway

    The hearing, which was held at 9 am, was the last one before the State Railway of Thailand would conclude a report to send to the government. The SRT will present results of public hearings for the government to select one of two routes, which are Chaturas-Chaiyaphum-Nong Bua Lamphu-Loei and Lam Narai-Phetchabun-Loei-Nong...

    Breakingnews
  • April 7, 2015

    Big jump in land revenue eyed

    Currently, its revenue from land leases and development is about Bt2 billion per year. Chakkrit Parapuntakul, director-general of the department, said it would add value to the state-owned land, particularly large projects that have been facing delays, through commercial development. This year, the...

    Business
  • March 31, 2015

    Calls mount for govt steps to kick-start trade

    "Temporary investment tax incentives are one |of the leftover bullets that we can use," Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput, executive chairman of the Thailand Future Foundation, told a forum arranged by ThaiPublica. "But its introduction alone won't be enough since it has to be incorporated with other measures for...

    Business
  • March 30, 2015

    Is Infrastructure Bank China's new Marshall Plan for Asia

    ... have attracted more than 35 launch countries, including France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and Switzerland, as well as the original sponsors such as Thailand. Such a strong showing is seen as a major victory for China, the architect of the bank and its major shareholder. The proposal was opposed by the...

    Opinion
  • March 30, 2015

    Fast and furious

    ..., with the Anantara Palm Resort & Spa using it as a shuttle between the resort and Dubai Marina. The authentic vessel, shipped all the way from Thailand, makes several trips every day from the beach resort's private jetty, through the bottom of the Palm Jumeirah and over to Dubai Marina on the city's mainland...

    Travel
  • March 28, 2015

    Train driver may have been at fault for crash in Ayutthaya: SRT chief

    ... charges against [the alleged] wrongdoers," Provincial Police Region 1 deputy commissioner Maj-General Sanit Mahathavorn said yesterday. The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has cleared the track and said the accident did not disrupt overall train services. SRT governor Wutthichart Kanlayanamit said the ongoing investigation...

    National
  • March 28, 2015

    EMC diversifies into property development

    ..., have good potential to attract home-buyers and generate income within six months. In the following phases, the company will increase the number of projects that it develops itself. "As for our construction business, we expect to earn Bt900 million in 2015 and maintain an annual growth rate of 10 per...

    Business
  • March 27, 2015

    Train driver may be at fault for crash: SRT chief

    ... press charges against [the alleged] wrongdoers," Provincial Police Region 1 deputy commissioner Maj-General Sanit Mahathavorn said Friday. The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has cleared the track and said the accident did not disrupt overall train services. SRT governor Wutthichart Kanlayanamit said the ongoing...

    Breakingnews