News from Thailand

Follow the latest news and headlines from Thailand on Udon news. In order to provide our visitors a fast and easy overview of what's happening in Thailand, we take the headlines and the news of the English portals and show a brief extract. The full story from the original source can be accessed by clicking on the link below the extract.

News for Monday, 19 November 2012

Obama arrives on whirlwind tour

19 November 2012 - 09:51 am

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra reaffirmed yesterday that Thailand and the United States will cooperate in talks on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement and security issues.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Sunday, 18 November 2012

Thai manager murdered in UK 'A friend to all'

18 November 2012 - 12:42 pm

The Thai pharmaceutical manager murdered in a Scottish exhibition centre on Monday was a quiet, single woman who kept to herself, according to friends and colleagues. The body of Khanokporn Satjawat, 42, was found in the female toilets at the the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow where she was attending the 11th International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Woman killed, 33 hurt in Yala bomb blast

18 November 2012 - 12:35 pm

A woman was killed and 33 others injured in a motorcycle bomb attack in Yala's Muang district yesterday morning. Police said the bomb, which appeared to target a passing military patrol, detonated in front of a store on Siroros Road.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

No accord reached on rice cartel

18 November 2012 - 12:28 pm

Thailand's bid to push for an Asean ``rice cartel'' has stalled, with the other countries involved in the plan saying they are not ready to institutionalise rice cooperation.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Bomb kills 1, wounds 20 in South

18 November 2012 - 12:23 pm

One defence volunteer was killed and nearly 20 people including passengers and train staff were wounded, many seriously, in a bomb explosion that hit a local train in Ruso district in Narathiwat province on Sunday morning.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com



Seh Ai denies aiming to "freeze" Thailand

18 November 2012 - 12:20 pm

The Pitak Siam group never calls for the country to be closed to outsiders but only wants to stop corrupt politicians, Gen Boonlert Kaewprasit said on Sunday morning.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

News for Saturday, 17 November 2012

BoT: Inflow control in danger of ebbing under TPP

17 November 2012 - 11:19 am

The Bank of Thailand should retain the right to implement measures that manoeuvre foreign capital inflows in any negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (TPP), says governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

PR spending faces scrutiny

17 November 2012 - 11:11 am

Alleged irregularities have been found in National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) public relations spending, raising questions over media impartiality.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

New THAI chief targets B5bn profits

17 November 2012 - 11:08 am

The new president of state-owned Thai Airways International (THAI) has set a profit target of 5 billion baht for the national carrier next year.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

Reds prepare for coup danger

17 November 2012 - 11:05 am

Red shirts will gather in Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan and Pathum Thani on Nov 24 in response to the Pitak Siam group's anti-government rally at the Royal Plaza on the same day.

Read the full article at bangkokpost.com

 

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