Thailand morning news for October 23

Thailand morning news for October 23

Almost 11,000 killed on roads so far this year A MEDICAL student and a 10-year-old girl are among the latest victims of Thailand’s notorious roads after their cars crashed head-on in Si Sa Ket province yesterday morning. — The Nation (annoying popups) Southeast Asia Has an Investment Boom, Thanks to the Trade War Southeast Asia […]

Thailand morning news for October 22

Thailand morning news for October 22

8% export growth target set for 2019 AMID the escalating US-China trade war, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said an export growth target of 8 per cent has been set for next year, while Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said Thailand plans to produce for export products affected by the trade spat. — The Nation […]

Switched on: Top electric power conference heads to Thailand

Switched on: Top electric power conference heads to Thailand

The Power and Energy Society (PES), which bills itself as the the world’s largest forum for the electric power industry, is literally counting the days, hours, minutes and seconds before its Grand International Conference and Exposition is held for the first time outside of the United States. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), […]

Thailand morning news for October 19

Thailand morning news for October 19

Thai commerce ministry says exports expected to grow 8 pct in 2019 Thailand’s exports are expected to grow 8 percent next year, the commerce ministry said on Thursday. — Reuters CPs ‘Gratitude’ sadvertisement campaign masks deeper Thai issues (HD video) It’s another typically tear-jerking tale from the world of Thai advertising — but this one […]

Thailand morning news for October 18

Thailand morning news for October 18

Thailand election: Under a new reign old order trinity must make way for fresh blood More than four years after it seized power in May 2014, Thailand’s military government appears intent on holding onto it indefinitely. Led by General Prayut Chan-o-cha, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has repeatedly delayed the pledged Thailand […]

Thailand morning news for October 17

Thailand morning news for October 17

CENTRE REVISES UP YEAR’S GDP GROWTH TO 4.5% Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) has revised up the growth rate of Thailand’s gross domestic products (GDP) this year from 4.3 per cent to 4.5 per cent, thanks to strong performance in the export and tourism sectors. — The Nation Japanese angle for fish processing […]

Thailand morning news for October 16

Thailand morning news for October 16

Commerce attaches put on trade-war alert Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong has urged commerce attaches to prepare for a global trade war, which he said is likely to intensify next year. — Bangkok Post IMF forecasts higher growth for Thailand The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its Thai economic growth projections for this year and […]

Thailand morning news for October 15

Thailand morning news for October 15

Thailand to ban foreign plastic waste from 2021 Thailand plans to stop all imports of foreign plastic scrap by 2021 as it joins other south-east Asian countries looking to stem an influx of waste products that used to be recycled in China. — Financial Times Thais make merits to commemorate the second year of the […]

Thailand morning news for October 12

Thailand morning news for October 12

Thailand blocks sale of French-owned power producer Thailand’s energy regulator said Thursday it would block PTT Group’s multibillion-dollar acquisition of a company owned by French energy giant Engie on grounds that it could create an electricity monopoly in some areas. — The Jakarta Post Bank of Thailand sees economy capable of absorbing rate hike Thailand’s […]

Thailand morning news for October 11

Thailand morning news for October 11

$6.4 Million of Thai Actor’s Family Assets Seized in $24 Million Bitcoin Fraud Case Ten months after a Finnish national filed a complaint after losing 5,564 bitcoins to fraudsters in Thailand, the family of the Thai television actor Jiratpisit ‘Boom’ Jaravijit is now the target of the country’s anti-money laundering agency in relation to the […]

Thailand morning news for October 10

Thailand morning news for October 10

Abe pledges to promote free trade with Thailand, offers legal and political assistance to Cambodia Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday confirmed their cooperation in promoting free trade, with the Southeast Asian country expressing its readiness to join the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership that Japan has helped spearhead. — Japan […]

Thailand morning news for October 9

Thailand morning news for October 9

Airport officers transferred over bribes A police superintendent and three deputy chief inspectors at Don Mueang airport have been transferred as they face a probe in connection with a bribery allegation made against them, said Immigration Bureau (BI) acting commisioner Surachate Hakparn. — Bangkok Post PM assures Abe of February poll Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha […]