Thailand plans Feb auction including offshore petroleum concessions

23 October 2014, 11:36 am

BANGKOK – Thailand will host a new auction round next February for petroleum concessions on 29 onshore and offshore blocks. The 21 st auction round, which will be the first since 2007, will entertain proposals by Feb. 18, Reuters reported.... Read More »

Two Centara properties in Phuket voted within the top three family resorts in Thailand

22 October 2014, 11:39 am

Bangkok, Thailand- Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket and Centara Karon Resort Phuket have been announced respectively top 2 and top 3 family resorts in Thailand, voted by the readers of ...... Read More »

Thailand's Troubled Tourism Industry Struggles to Recover

22 October 2014, 8:20 am

Visitor arrivals in Thailand's multi-billion dollar tourism industry have fallen by 19 percent this year. That’s a significant drop for an industry that outside groups estimate accounts for more than a fifth of the country’s economic output. More than 50 countries cautioned their citizens ab... Read More »

APTelecom 'State of Subsea' Bangkok Receives Strong Reviews As Expert Event Series Makes Asian Debut

22 October 2014, 5:02 am

NEW YORK and BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APTelecom, an award-winning telecom and fiber consulting company specializing in emerging markets, completed the latest in its series of 'State of Subsea' expert events on October 2nd at the world-renowned ToT Academy in Bangkok,... Read More »

Thailand tourist murder suspects retract confessions

21 October 2014, 11:32 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Two Myanmar men accused of killing two British backpackers on a Thai holiday island have retracted their confessions, their lawyers said on Wednesday, adding further confusion to an investigation that has attracted widespread criticism. The retractions also come amid growing dipl... Read More »

Thailand to host new $2 million event

21 October 2014, 9:49 am

BANGKOK: Thailand will next year host a $2 million golf tournament co-sanctioned by the European Tour in what will be the richest golf event to be held in the kingdom, organisers said Tuesday.... Read More »

Premium Japanese department store 'Takashimaya' selects ICONSIAM as location for first store in Thailand

21 October 2014, 8:30 am

BANGKOK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium Japanese department store 'Takashimaya', together with ICONSIAM Co., Ltd., the developer of the Bht 50-billion riverside national landmark 'ICONSIAM', today signed a joint venture agreement to set up the first Takashimaya department stor... Read More »

Thailand's junta-picked council starts work on reforms

20 October 2014, 10:09 pm

BANGKOK, Thailand – A council selected by Thailand's ruling junta Tuesday, October 21, started work on reforms to close the nation's festering political divide, a task critics dismiss as aimed at diluting the influence of ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, who... Read More »

Thailand to raise transport LPG prices by 0.63 baht/kg

20 October 2014, 3:54 am

BANGKOK - Thailand's military-backed government will raise prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) used for transportation by 0.63 baht (0.025 Singapore cents) per kg from Tuesday, the second increase in a month, the energy ministry said. The move is part of the country's closely-watched ene... Read More »

Thailand trying to lure back tourists

15 October 2014, 1:53 am

BANGKOK: Thailand has seen a huge drop in the number of tourist arrivals in the first three quarters of the year. In August, figures were down 11.9 percent from the previous year and in September, ...... Read More »

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