Thailand Greenlights $400MN Spending Hike for Sino-Built High-Speed Rail Project

Thailand’s cabinet on Tuesday authorized a 12 billion baht-budget increase (nearly U.S. $400 million) for a high-speed railway being built by Chinese state firms between northeastern Nakhon Ratchasima province and the capital Bangkok, a government spokeswoman said. The additional money was needed for technical changes to accommodate a faster model of train on the 253 […]

A market made for munching

Mention Charoenkrung and images of one of Bangkok’s oldest neighbourhoods immediately springs to mind. The area is currently being revived as a Creative District and has become known for its hip cafes and restaurants, street art and riverside community malls. But it also offers much more to the savvy shopper with a taste for food. […]

One Million Positions Offered at the Job Expo Thailand 2020

One million positions in the country and abroad have been offered by the public and private sectors for the people at the Job Expo Thailand 2020, held at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bang Na, from 26-28 September 2020.   Prime Minister and Defense Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on 26 September […]

Workforce Meeting in Parallel with Job Expo Thailand 2020 in BITEC Bangkok and Co-payment Project (Hiring New Graduates” in “Government Supports, the Private Sector Creates”

Advisor to the Labour Minister Mrs. Thiwalrat Angkinan and Deputy Governor of Phetchaburi, Mrs. Wanpen Mangsri, gave a press release in Phetchaburi Province on organizing a workforce meeting in parallel with the Job Expo Thailand 2020, at Bitec, Bangkok. They spoke about the co-payment project (hiring new graduates) where the “government supports, and the private sector […]

Thailand Highlights Public-Private Partnership in ASEAN’s Green Recovery

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai highlighted the opportunities for further public-private partnership in ASEAN’s green recovery, in his keynote opening remarks at the Sustainable Development Impact Summit (SDI Summit) in the session of “Financing ASEAN’s Green Recovery and the SGDs” on 22 September 2020. The session was co-organized by the World Economic […]

Cabinet Approves Long-Weekend Holidays to Stimulate the Economy

The Cabinet, during its meeting on 22 September 2020, approved long-weekend holidays in November and December on a special case to help stimulate the economy.   The decision was made following a proposal by Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, who had invited representatives of the public and private sectors for discussions on the issue.   […]