Thai PM lays stress on defence spending World

Thai PM lays stress on defence spending

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has stressed that the Defence Ministry must reserve a budget of 70-80 billion THB (2.3-2.6 billion USD) for buying munitions and vehicles for defensive purposes.
Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy World

Thai Government promotes 20-year housing strategy

The Thai Government will press ahead with its 20-year housing development master plan to provide housing for low-income earners nationwide, Deputy Prime Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on October 10.
ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup ASEAN

ASEAN pushes joint bid to host 2034 World Cup

An ASEAN ministerial meeting in Manila, the Philippines, has agreed that five ASEAN nations – Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – will launch a joint bid to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup.
PM urges greater efforts to complete yearly targets Politics

PM urges greater efforts to complete yearly targets

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 2 called for greater efforts in the last three months of 2019 to complete the yearly targets, thus creating the premise for 2020 when Party congresses at all levels will be organised, towards the 13th National Party Congress.
Bank of Thailand upbeat about economic growth in Q3 World

Bank of Thailand upbeat about economic growth in Q3

Thailand’s economic growth in the third quarter is likely to improve from the second quarter’s reading, mainly thanks to positive tourism growth and the government’s economic stimulus measures, according to the Bank of Thailand.
Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks World

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.