19 Jun 2013 : Asia's top companies have become more optimistic about their business outlook with the retail and shipping industries rebounding sharply in the second quarter of 2013, according to a Thomson Reuters survey.
19 Jun 2013 : The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went up 6.15 points, or 0.43%, to close at 1,433.57 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 25.24 billion baht, with 5.40 billion shares traded.
19 Jun 2013 : Chiang Mai police on Wednesday detained two monks accused of luring a 14-year-old boy into performing sexual acts with a famous monk in Chiang Mai province.
19 Jun 2013 : A man was arrested with 500,000 methamphetamine pills and 40kg of ice, or crystal methamphetamine, in his possession in a raid on a house in Pang Pa-in district of Ayutthaya province on Wednesday morning.
19 Jun 2013 : A police officer was killed by a bomb explosion on a road in Yala and a paramilitary ranger shot dead in an ambush in Pattani on Tuesday night, reports said.
19 Jun 2013 : Thai stocks opened up 1.31% at the start of trade this morning.
19 Jun 2013 : Thailand's baht fell to within 0.4% of a nine-month low and bonds dropped as investors waited for a signal from the US Federal Reserve on the future of its stimulus program that has spurred fund flows to emerging markets.
19 Jun 2013 : The Gold Traders Association this morning announced buying prices at 19,708.00 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 20,000 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.
19 Jun 2013 : The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is planning to enlarge the drains in selected districts to help prevent flooding.
19 Jun 2013 : A rubber planters cooperative has seized more than 160 tonnes of substandard fertiliser at a warehouse in Songkhla.