Ayutthaya: Water Transport System Needs Upgrading

Cargo ship operators proposed that the Government consider using Ayutthaya as an extension of the seaport where customs procedures could be conducted and goods transported via the Pasak river to container yards. The effective utilization of water way and upgrading systems may further increase economical outcomes. More on this story at CNN iReport   Advertisements

One Tambon One Product, a grassroot program

Yingluck Shinawatra, the Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Thailand, is on a whirlwind tour of the Saraburi and Ayutthaya provinces. She makes a visit to inspect the One Tambon One Product (OTOP) entrepreneurship program. More news on CNN iReport.  

Honda Automobile Plant in Thailand

Honda’s automobile production and sales joint venture company in Thailand, held a ceremony to mark the start of construction of its new automobile production plant. The ceremony was attended by Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Japanese Ambassador to Thailand Shigekazu Sato as a guest of honor, as well as Takanobu Ito, President & CEO […]

Thailand’s Bid for World Expo 2020

An inquiry mission of the World Expo Bureau met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House, the main administration building. Thailand is competing against four other candidate cities bidding to host the 2020 World Expo, including Brazil, Russia, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. The World Expo is regarded as the third most significant […]

Rapid Assessment of Thai Floods

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra made an assessment of the flood situation today. The flight survey also included the Bangchomsri water-gate and flood-prevention facilities. According to sources, the premier intends to inspect other locations tomorrow as part of the government’s rapid intervention measures. All agencies, including the military, are in the midst of providing further aid […]

PM visits Ayutthaya for flood recovery work

Floodwater in Sukhothai gradually receded, thanks to the maintenance work along the Yom River according to reports last night and this morning. This morning our Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck went to the central province of Ayutthaya for an inspect of the situation there. She has already spoken to senior government personnel and the affected people […]