Surveillance results from Thaichote, the first Thai earth observation satellite has revealed interesting results which shows that Bangkok and its vicinity could be sinking even faster than earlier predicted.
10 countries issue travel warning against Southern Thailand
The recent car bombs in Su-ngai Kolok district of Narathiwat province have prompted ten countries to warn their citizens against traveling to Southern Thailand, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand TAT.
Thai exports in August were valued at US$21.5 billion, up 31.1 per cent year-on-year, a new record high, but imports were up 44 per cent year-on-year, putting the country’s trade balance to a deficit, said Yanyong Phuangrach, Permanent Secretary for Commerce.
The Yingluck governments programme to offer credit cards for farmers will be launched by Nov 1, fulfilling one of the major campaign promises that the Pheu Thai Party pledged to the grassroots that helped it win the July election.
5.5 million Thai workers to receive Bt300/day minimum wage
Some 5.5 million workers in Thailand, employed in factories, trade and services sectors are entitled to receive the governments minimum wage of Bt300/day, according to the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare.