17 Oct 2013 : Car exports hit an all time high in September, with 118,253 units sent abroad, Surapong Paisitpatanapong, spokesman for the Automotive Industry Club, said on Thursday.
17 Oct 2013 : Most Bangkokians do not support the police proposal to ban cars seven to 10 years-old or more from Bangkok's roads, but they do agree with the plan to tow away illegally parked vehicles, according to a survey by the Nida Poll.
17 Oct 2013 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 14.28 points, or 0.98%, to close at 1,478.66 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 24.98 billion baht, with 6.99 billion shares traded.
17 Oct 2013 : The Thai industries sentiment index (TISI) for September dropped from 91.3 in August to its lowest level in 23 months at 90.4, Payungsak Chartsuthipol, chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), said on Thursday.
17 Oct 2013 : A team of 50 divers and rescuers drawn from the Thai navy and a charity foundation in Ubon Ratchathani has been despatched to Champassak province of Laos to help in the search for the bodies of the Lao Airlines crash victims, Ubon Ratchathani deputy governor Suthinan Boonmee said.
17 Oct 2013 : MUKDAHAN - A woman was arrested after 796 methamphetamine pills were found hidden in her bra, police said on Thursday.
17 Oct 2013 : Thailand's baht rose to a two-week high, tracking gains in regional currencies, after the United States moved toward ending a budget impasse. Bonds were little changed.
17 Oct 2013 : Thailand has the highest prevalence of modern slavery in Southeast Asia with up to half a million people living in forced servitude, according to a new index by international charity the Walk Free Foundation.
17 Oct 2013 : The fire which ravaged Phuket SuperCheap department store has been brought under control but firefighters are continueing to spray water at the smouldering ruins, deputy governor Sommai Preechasilp said in an interview with Jor Sor 100 radio station on Thursday morning.
17 Oct 2013 : The Japanese government has agreed with Indonesia to conduct next year its first feasibility study on introducing Japan's bullet train technology to the Southeast Asian country, a source privy to the negotiations said Wednesday.