Category Archives: Business

Governor Aswin opens 6.3-km water tunnel under Klong Bang Sue

Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang on Wednesday (Sept 6) formally pressed the button to start the engine to pump excess water through a 6.3 kilometre long water tunnel under Klong Bang…

Australia beats Thailand 2-1 in World Cup qualifying match

Thailand lost 1-2 to Australia in World Cup’s final qualifying match held Tuesday night (Sept 5) in Melburne.Australia dominated the first half with the team having many chances of scoring,…

Cabinet OKs welfare cards for the registered poor

The cabinet on Tuesday (Aug 29) approved the Pracharat Welfare Programme under which the country’s 11.67 million registered poor people can use their welfare cards issued by the government to…

Cabinet OKs welfare cards for the registered poor

The cabinet on Tuesday (Aug 29) approved the Pracharat Welfare Programme under which the country’s 11.67 million registered poor people can use their welfare cards issued by the government to…

Another 3 private hospitals to pull out of the “gold card” healthcare scheme

As many as 100,000 gold-card holders are likely to be affected when three private hospitals in Bangkok pull out of the universal healthcare scheme in October.Public Health Minister Dr Piyasakol…

Junta was not involved in Yingluck’s escape: NCPO spokesman

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has denied a suggestion by some critics that it was complicit in letting former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to escape out of…

Six Ayutthaya districts still flooded

Six districts of Ayutthaya province are still affected by flooding as a result of a large quantity of water being discharged by the Chao Phraya Dam in Chai Nat province.Pornthip…

Aswin cites suitability for removing Amnuay

Pol Lt Gen Amnuay Nimmano has been removed as deputy governor of Bangkok for suitability because he has many other responsibilities outside the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, said Bangkok governor Pol…