Thailand Morning News For November 20

Thailand Morning News For November 20

Thai economy to grow by 4% in Q3 :DPM Somkid The Deputy Prime Minister has expressed confidence that the Thai economy can grow by four percent in the third quarter this year while investments in the Eastern Economic Corridor will start flowing in early next year. — NNT Eastern Economic Corridor policy driving Thai economic […]

For The King: How King Bhumibol’s Cremation Ceremony Attained Perfection (video)

Channel NewsAsia was able to obtain unprecedented access to some of the key people involved in the royal cremation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Take a peak behind the scenes as those involved give their all For The King

The funeral of any head of state is a lavish affair. Depending on the country, the pageantry and ceremony can be steeped in traditions centuries old. The cremation last month of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej gave Thai observers, history buffs, and monarchists the world over a rare glimpse at the ceremony and traditions of ancient […]

Thailand Morning News For November 17

Thailand Morning News For November 17

Construction of Thai-Chinese high-speed railway to begin in December The Transport Ministry is confident the construction of the 3.5-kilometre section of the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway between Klang Dong – Pang Asok stations in Nakhon Ratchasima province will begin in December since the environmental impact assessment report for it has been completed, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith […]

Thailand Morning News For November 16

Thailand Morning News For November 16

Thailand’s internet freedom ‘in decline’ Thailand has been branded “not free” for internet freedom for the fourth consecutive year in the latest Freedom on the Net report. — Bangkok Post Happy Ending For Drowned Young #Thai Boy Caught on Camera A dramatic video has emerged of frantic attempts by a Hmong hill-tribes man in the […]

Thailand Morning News For November 15

Thailand Morning News For November 15

Immigration Bureau to be more stringent against over stays The Immigration Bureau has heeded policy to stringently combat over-staying after up to 100,000 foreigners were found to be over-staying their visas and is to coordinate with the Department of Consular Affairs to tighten visa issuance. — NBT World (video) Singapore to tie up with Thailand […]

Thailand Morning News For November 14

Thailand Morning News For November 14

Thailand most prone to encryption-related cyberattacks in the region: ESET Survey ESET, developer of award-winning cybersecurity software, today released data from the ESET 2017 SMBs survey showing that SMBs in Thailand were the most prone to encryption-related cyber breaches within the region. — Markets Insider/ PR Newswire Thai court takes up case against owner of […]

Facial Recognition Fail: Vietnam Security Co. Fools iPhone X Face ID (video)

After proving in 2008 that facial recognition was not an effective security measure for laptops, a Ha Noi software security firm has shown that Apple’s claims of it being a robust method of securing your new $1,000 iPhone X is not exactly accurate. In the video above Bkav vice president of cyber security, Ngo Tuan […]

Thailand Morning News For November 13

Thailand Morning News For November 13

Government says more confidence in Thailand’s forecast 4% economic growth next year The government has forecast that the Thai economy will grow by four percent next year, with the latest economic confidence index continuing to rise. — News Today (HD video) You Had One Job: Thailand Road Crash Rescue Fail (HD video) Straight out of […]

Thailand Morning News For November 10

Thailand Morning News For November 10

Somkid: Policies to stay steady Thailand’s economic growth is solid and economic policies are unlikely to be derailed by any cabinet reshuffles, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. — Bangkok Post Teacher Beating a Student Video’ Goes Viral in Thailand – But It’s Fake News (video) A video posted to a Thai Facebook page purporting […]

Thailand Morning News For November 9

Thailand Morning News For November 9

Government sets deadlines for ranking improvement Thailand is aiming for No.2 in Asean in the World Bank’s next ease of doing business rankings for 2019 after the country rose to 26th in the 2018 list from 48th the year before. — Bangkok Post Thai c.bank holds key rate steady, cites better growth outlook Thailand’s central […]

Thailand Morning News For November 8

Thailand Morning News For November 8

Private sector foresees 3.7-4% economic growth in 2017 The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) is maintaining its economic growth estimate for this year in the range of 3.7-4 percent despite an impact from flooding. — NNT Southern residents prepare for heavy rains while floods continue in central plain Residents of the […]

Thailand Morning News For November 7

Thailand Morning News For November 7

Gulf of Thailand battered – heading towards the Andaman Sea, north of Phuket A severe weather warning was issued for the South Eastern Region on Monday, as the Meteorological Department forecast heavy rain for the entire region, while banana farmers in Songkhla were already suffering gale-force winds caused by Typhoon Damrey. — Phuket Gazette Export […]

Thailand Morning News For November 6

Thailand Morning News For November 6

Computer Graphics Experts to Gather in Bangkok For SIGGRAPH Asia 2017 More than 7,000 people from some 60 countries are expected to gather in Bangkok later this month when some of the the world’s leading developers, academics, and creative minds in the fields of computer graphics and interactive techniques get together for the 10th SIGGRAPH […]

Thailand Morning News For November 3

Thailand Morning News For November 3

Flood victims slam officials after 4 months Lack of warning blamed as central and northeast residents continue to suffer from lack of housing and shortages — The Nation Thailand to continue to facilitate doing business, given big jump in World Bank’s ranking The Prime Minister said he was satisfied with the latest ranking given by […]

Cambodia Water Festival Kicks Off Today (gallery)

Cambodia Water Festival Kicks Off Today (gallery)

The Cambodia Water Festival (Bon Om Touk) kicks off today, the second successive year after a four year hiatus following a fatal stampede in 2010 which left more than 350 people dead, flooding in 2011 and 2013,  mourning the death of King Norodom Shihanu in 2012, and insufficient water in 2015. However, be warned, or […]

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