COVID-19: Thailand expands areas under restrictions World

COVID-19: Thailand expands areas under restrictions

The Thai Government on August 18 announced the expansion of restrictions to three more provinces as the country reeled under unprecedented numbers of coronavirus infections and fatalities on the third consecutive day.
Thailand targets 100 smart cities World

Thailand targets 100 smart cities

Thailand’s Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) has set a goal to have 100 smart cities nationwide to improve the economy and quality of life in line with the 20-year national strategy plan.
Thailand declares drought in 11 provinces World

Thailand declares drought in 11 provinces

Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) said the country is facing drought after emergency measures were ordered in 54 districts of 11 provinces.
Thailand aims to become regional aviation hub World

Thailand aims to become regional aviation hub

The Thai government is striving to make the country a regional aviation hub, and the industry continues to grow by 10 percent a year, said new Transport Minister of Thailand Saksayam Chidchob.
Fishing banned in Gulf of Thailand World

Fishing banned in Gulf of Thailand

The Thai government has banned fishing in part of the Gulf of Thailand from June to September, to allow marine species to recover their numbers.
Thailand works to distribute palm oil overstock World

Thailand works to distribute palm oil overstock

The Thai government is making efforts to sell some of its domestic supply of raw palm nuts and crude palm oil to ease its current high stock of 400,000 tonnes of oil, compared to the normal level of 250,000 tonnes.
Thailand: Meeting lures 300 Chinese business leaders World

Thailand: Meeting lures 300 Chinese business leaders

Some 300 business leaders from China are meeting their Thai counterparts at the Thailand-China Business Forum 2018 held on the sidelines of the 6th meeting of the Joint Committee on Trade, Investment and Economic Cooperation between the two countries in Bangkok from August 23-24.