Thailand morning news for November 19

Thailand morning news for November 19

Salvaged Phoenix tourist ship impounded and cordoned off for investigation The government has ordered the Phoenix tourist ship, which was salvaged off Phuket on Saturday, to be impounded for investigation after it was towed to a dockyard on the tourist island. — Thai PBS World High baht putting off tourists – and foreign residents There […]

Thailand morning news for November 16

Thailand morning news for November 16

Bt20-bn plan to link EEC with southern corridor APPROVAL will be sought from the Cabinet for investment of over Bt20 billion for a southern corridor that will connect with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in order to forge a massive trade hub linking the Pacific and Indian oceans. — The Nation Recovery of capsized boat […]

Thailand morning news for November 15

Thailand morning news for November 15

Thailand assumes Asean chairmanship Thailand is expected to push Asean to finalise the negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the South China Sea code of conduct as it assumes the bloc’s chairmanship. — Bangkok Post Praram 2 Hospital ordered to close outpatient building THE DEPARTMENT of Health Service Support (DHSS) director-general Dr […]

Thailand morning news for November 14

Thailand morning news for November 14

Child boxer dies after fight A 13-year-old boy has died after suffering a brain haemorrhage during a Muay Thai fight on Monday night. — The Phuket News PM Prayut pushes for greater ASEAN connectivity Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today pledged to push for greater connectivity to strengthen business and investments in ASEAN when Thailand assumes […]

Thailand morning news for November 13

Thailand morning news for November 13

Thai central bank seen holding key rate, but hike possible next month: Reuters poll Thailand’s central bank is widely expected to leave its key interest rate near a record low on Wednesday, though there was a good chance that the first rate hike in years could come in December, a Reuters survey showed. — Reuters […]

Myanmar forum targets chemicals as Asean awash in synthetic drugs (video)

Myanmar forum targets chemicals as Asean awash in synthetic drugs (video)

Senior counter-narcotics officials from around the world met in the Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Daw last week to thrash out policies aimed at stemming the flood of synthetic drugs throughout the region. Hosted by the Myanmar government, with support from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the seminar sought to address the […]

Thailand morning news for November 12

Thailand morning news for November 12

Anxiety mounts over nuclear waste found in Laem Chabang Port ACADEMICS HAVE urged authorities to fully disclose information about the radioactive waste found at Laem Chabang Port and investigate the shipment’s entire route. — The Nation (annoying popup) Traffic project tipped to cause chaos The 900-day construction of three overpass projects over Na Ranong intersection […]

Lao morning news for November 9

Lao morning news for November 9

Laos, Turkey further relations, strengthen cooperation Laos and Turkey have furthered enhancement of diplomatic relations and cooperation with the East European country officially opening an embassy in the Asean member country on Wednesday. — Vientiane Times “Clean, Safety, Efficiency” 2018 Korea Energy Show Successfully Ends Korea Energy Show, hosted by the R. Korea’s Ministry of […]

Myanmar morning news for November 9

Myanmar morning news for November 9

Dozens of Rohingya flee camps by boat, reviving memories of 2015 tragedy Dozens of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh have boarded boats to try to reach Malaysia, officials and aid workers said on Thursday, raising fears of a fresh wave of such dangerous voyages after a 2015 crackdown on people smugglers. — Reuters Journalist […]

Thailand morning news for November 9

Thailand morning news for November 9

Terminal 2 at U-Tapao airport to be fully opened in February The second passenger terminal building at U-Tapao International Airport will be fully opened in February, the airport’s director said. — The Nation China economic ties gain boost THAILAND is seeking to further flesh out its strategic economic cooperation with China by promoting another layer […]

Singapore morning news for November 9

Singapore morning news for November 9

Singaporeans are less satisfied with their credit cards in 2018 Singaporeans have expressed growing discontent over their existing credit cards with overall satisfaction falling 9 points to 718, according to a yearly study conducted by market research firm J.D. Power. — Singapore Business Review Defeated: Singapore, Brunei wipe out measles, rubella As authorities in Thailand […]

Thailand morning news for November 8

Thailand morning news for November 8

Thai-China trade pact signed Beijing: Thailand is moving ahead with plans to upgrade economic cooperation with China, agreeing Wednesday to the comprehensive framework on enhancing trade and economic partnership between the two nations and aiming to double bilateral trade to UScopy40 billion (4.59 trillion baht) by 2021. — Bangkok Post Marijuana bill shortened to allow […]

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