Thailand morning news for September 25

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Thailand morning news for September 25

Thailand calls on developed countries to act on climate commitments Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has called on developed countries to deliver on their financial commitments to scale-up climate finance that is secure, predictable and sustainable beyond next year. — AEC News Today Major Thai stores to stop giving out plastic bags by 2020: […]

Thailand calls on developed countries to act on climate commitments

Thailand calls on developed countries to act on climate commitments

Thailand Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has called on developed countries to deliver on their financial commitments to scale-up climate finance that is secure, predictable and sustainable beyond next year. Delivering a statement on behalf of Asean member states to the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York in his role as Asean Chair, […]

Thailand morning news for September 24

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Thailand morning news for September 24

Thailand spends 560 million USD on EEC development The Thai government plans to allocate 17 billion baht (560 million USD) for the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in fiscal 2020, according to Kobsak Pootrakool, deputy secretary-general to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha. — Vietnam+ CP given airport link ultimatum The Charoen Pokphand Group […]

Thailand morning news for September 23

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Thailand morning news for September 23

Climate strike Asean: youth across the AP demand climate action (photo gallery) Youth and citizens of one of the world’s most at risk nations, Kiribati (pronounced khi-ra-bus), yesterday (Sep 20) heralded in #Climatestrike 2019, a global day of protest by the world’s students against the current climate crisis and the lack of action by world […]

Climate strike Asean: youth across the AP demand climate action (photo gallery)

Climate strike Asean: youth across the AP demand climate action (photo gallery)

Youth and citizens of one of the world’s most at risk nations, Kiribati (pronounced khi-ra-bus), yesterday (Sep 20) heralded in #Climatestrike 2019, a global day of protest by the world’s students against the current climate crisis and the lack of action by world leaders and heads of industry to reign in global heating. “We are […]

Thailand morning news for September 20

Thailand morning news for September 20

Chicken exports to China increases 700% amid swine fever outbreak The soaring pork price,s due to the swine fever outbreak in China, have led to an over 700% increase in Thailand’s chicken exports between January and July this year — NNT High-speed train talks with China back on rails The Transport Ministry will hold contract […]

Thailand morning news for September 19

Thailand morning news for September 19

Thai PM Prayut skirts debate on oath-taking amid grilling by MPs September 19, 2019 5:00 AMThai opposition MPs called for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s resignation yesterday following a debate in Parliament where they grilled him for hours on an incomplete oath of office taken in July, to no avail. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Thai […]

Thailand morning news for September 18

Thailand morning news for September 18

Industry sentiment plunges to 10-month low The Thai Industries Sentiment Index dropped in August to 92.8 points, the lowest in 10 months, on business concerns about people’s lower purchasing power and a bearish sentiment on exports, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) reported on Tuesday. — Bangkok Post Calls mount to ban farm chemicals The […]

Thailand morning news for September 17

Thailand morning news for September 17

Urgent energy meeting called after oil price spike Energy Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong has called an urgent meeting of the Energy Policy Administration Committee on Tuesday to evaluate the oil situation after the global price surge. — Bangkok Post Biometrics identify 8 fake passports in 3 days PHOTO: Workpoint News Thai Immigration Police have been lauding […]

Thailand morning news for September 16

Thailand morning news for September 16

Monorail link planned for Don Mueang airport Airports of Thailand Plc plans to build a 3-kilometre monorail electric train route to link Don Mueang international airport with the Bangkok Transit System (BTS) Green Line on the Mor Chit-Saphan Mai-Khu Khot route in Bangkok’s northern suburb, Don Mueang airport deputy director Flying Officer Sumpun Khutranon said. […]

Thailand morning news for September 13

Thailand morning news for September 13

Thai Belt and Road project bumps into finance and liability issues Thailand’s government is delaying China’s ambitious high-speed railway project in the country as questions over financing and liabilities of the $9.9 billion infrastructure initiative remain unresolved. — Nikkei Asian Review (paywall) Thai immigration Chief says TM30 law is outdated and needs to change Thai […]