ASEANTA seeks border reopening scheme ASEAN

ASEANTA seeks border reopening scheme

The ASEAN Tourism Association (ASEANTA) will press for a border reopening scheme among the bloc’s10 member states at the 24th meeting of ASEAN tourism ministries on February 4.
Thailand: schools prepare for reopening next week World

Thailand: schools prepare for reopening next week

Schools under the supervision of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration are now preparing their facilities ahead of their expected reopening on February 1, to ensure students’ safety from COVID-19.
Thai paper impressed by Vietnam’s rice strategy World

Thai paper impressed by Vietnam’s rice strategy

he Bangkok Post on January 25 published an article entitled “Vietnam’s clever rice strategy” by Executive Vice President of the Bangkok Bank Suwatchai Songwanich, mentioning Vietnam and Thailand’s approaches to rice export.
Thailand moves to deal with air pollution World

Thailand moves to deal with air pollution

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered Government agencies to take drastic actions to fight the air pollution that has plagued Bangkok and its surrounding provinces in recent days.
Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy World

Thai-Chinese high-speed railway boost economy

The Thai-Chinese high-speed railway from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima will act as a major spur to the economy, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on October 28. He made the affirmation while presiding over a ceremony at Government House to sign a contract worth 50.63 billion THB (1.62 billion USD) for the Bangkok-Nakhon Ratchasima section of the route.
Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok World

Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared a state of emergency in Bangkok effective from 4:00 am on October 15 to control the escalating pro-democracy protest by demonstrators who call themselves Khana Ratsadon.
Vietjet inaugurates Bangkok–Ubon Ratchathani route Business

Vietjet inaugurates Bangkok–Ubon Ratchathani route

Thai Vietjet, a subsidiary of Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet Air, has commenced its maiden flight from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Ubon Ratchathani, one of the four major cities of Isan, a region in northeastern Thailand, also known as the "big four of Isan".
Thai Vietjet inaugurates Bangkok - Khon Kaen flight Business

Thai Vietjet inaugurates Bangkok - Khon Kaen flight

Thai Vietjet, a subsidiary of Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet Air, has inaugurated its maiden flight VZ210 from Thailand’s capital airport of Suvarnabhumi to Khon Kaen, the commercial and political centre in northeastern Thailand.
Thailand eyes green agriculture World

Thailand eyes green agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture of Thailand is preparing to move 13 herbs and spices local farmers use as green pesticides into a lower toxicity classification in a bid to promote green agriculture.
Thai central bank lowers economic outlook World

Thai central bank lowers economic outlook

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has reduced its economic outlook to a contraction of 8.1 percent this year, deeper than the 1997 financial crisis, but kept the policy rate on hold at 0.5 percent, according to local media.
Thailand: Ministry ready to help unregistered communities World

Thailand: Ministry ready to help unregistered communities

People in Bangkok communities, whose jobs and incomes have been affected by the COVID-19 situation, but have yet to register with the government, are advised to contact the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security for immediate assistance.