Visakha Puja Day marks the Buddhism Trinity or three important incidents that occurred in the life of the Lord Buddha on the anniversary of his birth. They happened on the day of a full moon in the sixth lunar month. On this day is a national holiday in Thailand the holiest of all the Buddhist […]
The western province of Sa Kaew yesterday kicked off the Thai-Cambodia Songkran festival to boost ties between the two nations. The three day festival kicked off on Sunday afternoon at the municipal office in Aranyaprathes district, which borders on Cambodia. Large numbers of tourists and residents both Thai and Cambodian were seen joining the yesterday’s […]
Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in Khon Kaen province. Drought has affected many provinces in the country especially the thousands of farmers. The northern population have commended her involvement to reduce the burden of the affected groups. Ms. Yingluck was warmly greeted by her supporters at the airport.
Shares of Malaysian Airline System (MAS) hit a record low on Monday after a Boeing 777 operated by the airline went missing over the weekend. Shares in the ailing national airline fell almost 18 percent at the open, but regained some ground to be at 23 sen per share at 0123 GMT. MAS posted a […]
The Iranian Foreign Ministry in a statement on Monday warned the country’s nationals to avoid taking unnecessary trips to Thailand. The warning came in the wake of growing anti-government protests in Thailand, where armed demonstrators have for months pushed for the resignation of Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra. “This is to inform the Iranian […]
Thailand and Maldives have agreed to further strengthen their ties by doubling trade, promoting tourism, and cooperating on energy businesses. On the last day of her official visit to Maldives, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said both countries had agreed to increase their trade value, boost tourism industry, promote processed food products, and cooperate on energy […]
Bangkok Tops the List: Global Destination Cities Index Good news! The Global Destination Cities Index released by MasterCard for the second quarter of 2013 puts Bangkok on the top of the list. The Asian city edged its way past London by a thin a margin on the basis of international visitor arrivals. An Asian city […]
Vietnam and Thailand Strengthening Tourism and Trade VIENTIANE, 13 March 2013 (NNT) – Thailand and Vietnam are set to further their strategic partnership while collaborating more in the areas of rubber, rice and tourism. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, on Tuesday, met on the sidelines of the 5th ACMECS […]