TAT forecasts tourism revenue of B3tn in 2024
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) remains confident the industry can garner revenue of 3 trillion baht next year, matching the level of 2019.
Council gives nod to cull top brass
The Defence Council has approved a reform plan for the armed forces which includes a proposal to cut the number of generals by half by 2027.
Rubber deal set to boost Thai firms in global market
The Finance Ministry, in collaboration with the Thai Chamber of Commerce and the Rubber Authority of Thailand, has signed a letter of intent for the Capital Flow in Rubber Industrial Estate project to boost the international competitiveness of entrepreneurs in the rubber supply chain.
Factory owes workers B20m
Labour authorities have ordered an operator of a textile factory in Samut Prakan province to speed up paying about 109 workers 19.33 million baht in total, plus 15% interest, in wages the employer had failed to pay them from July 2020 until this April.
MPI plunges by 8% in April
Thailand's Manufacturing Production Index (MPI) is expected to be tepid this year, with growth of 0-1% because of a combination of business obstacles domestically and overseas, as the April reading was the lowest in 34 months.
Survey suggests power bills should be coalition's priority
Most entrepreneurs want the new government to follow through on its pledge to reduce power bills.
Covert truck bribery stickers 'do exist'
Covert stickers showing that trucks operating illegally on Thailand's roads have paid bribes to police and other officials to avoid arrest do in fact exist, according to national police chief Pol Gen Damrongsak Kittiprapas.
Phuket curbs visa overstays
Phuket's acclaimed crime-free project has proved successful, with over 1,000 foreigners caught overstaying their visas.
Saha Group averse to hike in daily wage
Saha Group suggests the new government emphasise promoting the agricultural sector rather than a sharp increase in the daily minimum wage.
Chamber puts spotlight on urgent issues
The Thai Chamber of Commerce highlighted urgent issues, with expediting the formation of a new government the priority to ensure continuity of budget allocation.
Dept on high alert for monkeypox
The Department of Disease Control is on alert for more monkeypox cases, especially among the LGBTQ community, saying the best way to prevent the disease is by reducing all close skin contact and not switching partners frequently.
Sri Lanka PM hails ties on Vesak Day
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Dinesh Gunawardena on his official visit to the kingdom and congratulated the country for its speedy economic recovery, said government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri.
Pornpawee, Supanida set up fight
Pornpawee Chochuwong, Supanida Katethong and mixed doubles pair Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai advanced to the second round of the US$420,000 Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand Open at Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.
MQDC unveils plan for The Forestias Signature Series
Property developer Magnolia Quality Development Corporation plans to launch The Forestias Signature Series, a 44-storey residential tower, targeting those seeking large urban condos.
Investors fret as Chinese factories decelerate
Economists are concerned about a weakening Chinese economy, saying the mainland's shaky recovery from the pandemic has pressured regional stock markets and the Thai economy.
Kulabdam v Musaev at ONE Lumpinee
The 19th instalment of ONE Championship's weekly series goes down on Friday at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok.
Chanathip and Supachok called for friendly matches
Japan-based Chanathip Songkrasin and Supachok Sarachart have been called up to the Thai national team for two warm-up matches later this month.
Thailand give Italy a fright, face Canada
The Thai women take on Canada in the second match of Pool 1 in the Volleyball Nations League 2023 in Antalya, Turkey, on Thursday.
Pita case could force new poll
Details of shareholding violation complaints against the Move Forward Party leader will decide his fate and determine if the May 14 general election is nullified.
Once hostile, NASA holds first public meeting on UFOs
WASHINGTON - The truth is out there -- but we're going to need to look harder.