updated Sat. August 13, 2022
April 28, 2018
Terminals A1 and C0 are passenger terminals, with the former mainly used to berth passenger ships of up to 70,000 DWT. The cruise terminal boasts souvenirs and massage shops, a shopping centre and a supermarket. It is two hours south of Bangkok and an hour's drive from Pattaya. Port development
April 20, 2018
As part of the Thai digital drive the China-based company agreed a three billion yuan (ÃâÃÂ£338.7m) three-year deal on durian sales with the Bangkok government, Alibaba said. No Durian. Image: No Durian. Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba, said: "China is on its way to becoming the world's largest consumer,ÃâÃÂ ...
Northbound Philippines News Online
April 15, 2018
The mayor said the city government's programs should continue to trickle down to the barangay level. “The barangays should also make safety always a priority in their development ... 9; and Bangkok, Thailand on the 10th spot. Baguio's chief cop, Senior Supt. Ramil Saculles, said the city's police force findsÃâÃÂ ...
April 14, 2018
Bangkok – Government Spokesman Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd disclosed Saturday the Prime Minister Gen Prayut had praised many provinces for encouraging holidaymakers to help conserve Thai culture by wearing traditional costumes to take part in Songkran celebrations. Lt Gen Sansern said thereÃâÃÂ ...
Branding in Asia Magazine
April 9, 2018
TBWA India and Black Swan Life Communications, both in Mumbai, have one finalist each. Other finalists spots in the region include two for McCann Worldgroup Bangkok and one each for Ahn Graphics in Seoul, Ogilvy & Mather Group HK in Hong Kong and Bito with Taipei City Government in Taiwan.
April 1, 2018
That know-how is matched by the remarkable high level of education and dedication to be found among the civil servants in Seoul's city government and ... philosophy, graffiti artists, rap dancers, punk bands, calligraphers and geneticists that you will not find in Singapore or Taipei, Hong Kong or Bangkok.
Economic and Political Weekly
March 23, 2018
... delegated to the CMPO, the BDP remained largely discredited in the popular domain; but it continued to supply the foundations of planning knowledge among the city's government agencies. ..... Whether the grand dreams of Barasat–Bangkok freight corridors will work out is not the issue at stake.
March 6, 2018
Miyoshi Morris, one of three female workers suing the firm who testified at a Chicago city government hearing in February, said that male supervisors demanded sex for job security and advancement. "They flexed their power, threatened my career and suggested if I wanted to continue to provide for myÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
Given that Bangkok is often ranked as the most visited city in the world, this requirement for use of battery-powered electric vehicles can start to give a small, but important, stimulus to the electric vehicle industry in Thailand. But it's not only up to the government to act. I also believe that any consumer whoÃâÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
A Bangkok government official said Thursday that although the Sino-Thai community won't abandon the tradition overnight, she hopes they will least burn less. “It's a belief that they practice every year. Telling them to stop now wouldn't work,” said Suwanna Jungrungruang, deputy secretary of the BangkokÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
Bangkok – Government agencies and the private sector have signed an agreement to stop using plastic film covering water bottle caps in an effort to reduce plastic garbage on land and sea. Permanent Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Wichan Simachaya, presided this week over theÃâÃÂ ...
February 11, 2018
That has all led to rapid consolidation in the industry in the past two years - from the 946 fireworks companies in Liuyang as of late 2015, 558 remain today, according to the city government's Firecrackers and Fireworks Management Bureau. The bureau did not respond to a request for comment fromÃâÃÂ ...
KUOW News and Information
January 26, 2018
Last month, at a Cabinet function on the lawn of Bangkok's Government House, deputy prime minister and defense minister Prawit Wongsuwan made a simple gesture: He raised his arm to shield his eyes from the sun. He might be wishing by now that he hadn't. In doing so, he exposed the bling on his wristÃâÃÂ ...
November 14, 2017
October marked the final month of Thailand's year-long mourning period following the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In the final days of September, amid the crowds of mourners dressed in black, the food stalls along Phahon Yothin 7, in the northern Bangkok neighborhood of Ari, received a colorfulÃâÃÂ ...
October 30, 2017
... was marked on Monday by the taking down of black-and-white funeral bunting that had hung on the gates of Bangkok's Government House for a year. ... "This doesn't mean my love for His Majesty stopped," said Nithakan Rujiratkasemkij, a 40-year-old business owner in Bangkok, wearing a light pinkÃâÃÂ ...
October 13, 2017
Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang said Saturday morning it had rained all over Bangkok from 11pm Friday to 6am Saturday, causing floods in 55 areas. The BMA has tried to drain the water but the volumes had reached a critical point. City Hall will continue to drain the water and assist people in theÃâÃÂ ...
April 24, 2017
For a moment, it seemed like Bangkok was going to lose the very street food culture that's defined the city for decades. Local newspaper The Nation reported last Tuesday that the city was planning to ban food stalls in all 50 of its districts as part of an effort to “clean up” the streets and “return the pavementsÃâÃÂ ...
April 21, 2017
It all started when the chief adviser to Bangkok's governor, Wanlop Suwandee, was quoted by English daily The Nation as saying the city is now "working to get rid of the street vendors from all 50 districts of Bangkok and return the pavements to the pedestrians. Yaowarat and Khao San Road will be ourÃâÃÂ ...
April 19, 2017
UPDATE: 4/21, 9:44 a.m.: This post has been updated to reflect that street food has been banned from several of the city's major roadways and tourist areas, but not all streets. UPDATE: 4/21, 4:15pm: The Tourism Authority of Thailand has released a statement to assure tourists that Bangkok “remains a topÃâÃÂ ...
AEC News Today
December 31, 1999
BANGKOK, Thailand — Filipinos can now fly to Bangkok from Manila via AirAsia. — ABS- ... The City Government of Davao has received P2 million from the Department of Agriculture to aid the needs of fisherfolk in the city through the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan or Pamana program of the nationalÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
People have been living in the neighborhood around the octagonal fort since the reign of King Rama III, straddling along a busy canal just outside Bangkok's eastern perimeter at the time. In 1991, the Bangkok government ordered the residents to leave and make way for a public park project.
December 31, 1999
The Thai state and society and the Malays of Patani had enjoyed a comfort level that fell apart after the Bangkok government tried to push their constructed narrative and identity upon the local Muslims to the point that they felt their faith was being compromised. Armed insurgency came half a century afterÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Top: Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha meets Nikolai Patrushev, the former FSB chief who heads Russia's security council, Wednesday at Bangkok's Government House. Original photo: Government House. A photo of a letter appealing for American intervention by a group of Russians in Thai custody isÃâÃÂ ...