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.
ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP negotiations, ASW completion ASEAN

ASEAN economic ministers discuss RCEP negotiations, ASW completion

ASEAN economic ministers gathered at the 25th ASEAN Economic Minister Retreat (AEM Retreat) in Phuket, Thailand on April 23 to discuss the conclusion of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at the end of this year, as well as the completion of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW).
Bangkok named most popular destination for Japanese tourists World

Bangkok named most popular destination for Japanese tourists

Lt Gen Werachon Sukondhapatipak, deputy spokesman of the Thai government, revealed that Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha was happy after hearing that Bangkok has been named the most popular destination for Japanese tourists during their Golden Week, a five-day long holiday which begins in late April.
Tsunami alerted for six Thai southern provinces World

Tsunami alerted for six Thai southern provinces

Thailand's Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation on early March 24 issued a tsunami warning for six southern provinces - Ranong, Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi, Trang and Satun - after earthquakes occurred in the Indian Ocean.
AEM Retreat to ink trade, investment pacts in April World

AEM Retreat to ink trade, investment pacts in April

The ASEAN Economic Ministers' (AEM) Retreat, scheduled for April 23-24 in Thailand’s Phuket, is expected to see the signing of two vital agreements - the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) and the fourth protocol amending the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA).