Friday Jul 25
Private sector welcomes development of trade zone in Sadao border area
It is hoped the establishment of the five special economic zones will boost border trade, which currently stands at over Bt 1 trillion annually, or 15 per cent of Thailand The Songkhla Chamber of Commerce is prepare to work with the state and private sectors to support and develop the Sadao border area into a special economic zone.
Persistent rains flood several provinces
Wichien Udomsak, mayor of Muang Amnat Charoen district in Amnat Charoen province, said an outer ring road of the district was flooded and traffic faced difficulties on Thursday.
Trat port full speed ahead
The construction of a new deep-sea port in Trat's Khlong Yai district is expected to be completed on schedule by next July in time to cash in on economic expansion from the opening of Asean Economic Community in late 2015.
More migrant labour centres to open
The National Council for Peace and Order announced late Friday night to open migrant labour registration centres in 15 more provinces, mostly in the South and the East, on July 22. The one-stop service centres will open in Krabi, Chanthaburi, Chumphon, Trang, Trat, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Pattani, Phangnga, ... (more)
Prayuth invites public to join reform council
National Council for Peace and Order chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha has asked Thai people to join the National Reform Council.
City bus station plan takes shape
The Transport Co has vowed to move ahead with plans to relocate Mor Chit 2 bus terminal and Ekamai bus station to meet passenger demand.
Dead mice found in rice stores
Ayutthaya: Rice inspectors found dead mice and pigeons in stores of pledged rice in two warehouses in Ayutthaya's Wang Noi district Wednesday.
Green light for border trade
The military regime is committed to making checkpoint expansion a top priority in a move to spur border trade, but it has yet to make a decision on the ambitious Dawei development plan.