50 countries issue travel advisories about Thailand

Fifty countries have issued travel advisories to their nationals about visiting Thailand due to political conflict and especially after the Constitutional Court passed its judgement on caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Divisive politics but economics almost as usual in Thailand

The Red Shirts’ protracted occupation of a central Bangkok area and the eventual violent and deadly end in May 2010 reiterated the highly divisive situation in Thai politics.

Thailand’s tourism industry to reach 15.8 millions visitors

Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Thailand predicted that by the end of 2010, Thailand would have attracted 15.7 million to 15.8 million visitors, earning the country an estimated 19.3 billion dollars in revenues.

Thai Cabinet approves US$28 million to assist protest victims

The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday approved a budget of Bt100 million (US$28…

84 blacklisted people linked to Thailand’s riot funding to be revealed

The names of 84 blacklisted people, whose bank accounts have been frozen with a view to possible assets seizure following their alleged funding of the red-shirt protests last month, are to be announced today on the recommendation of the Anti-Money Laundering Office.

Thailand drops at 124 in 2010 Global Peace Index

Thailand is ranked at 124 out of 149 countries in the Global…

6 months VAT Free Zone considered to help rally-affected entrepreneurs

“Vat Free Zone” marketing strategy is recommended to be adopted for six…

Thailand’s protest leads to 1.5 billion dollars damage

The council of economic ministers today estimated that the red shirt demonstration…