Thailand in Focus

Monetary Policy Committee Maintains the Policy Rate at 1.50 Percent

The Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee voted 5 to 2 to maintain the policy rate at 1.50 percent. Two members voted to raise the policy […]

Thailand Voted Best Cultural and Heritage Holidays Destination

Thailand has been voted No.1 “Star Cultural and Heritage Holidays Destination” worldwide by the travel agent readership of the UK trade magazine Travel Bulletin. In his national […]

Pracharat Markets to Be Developed as Central Markets for Farm Products

Pracharat markets have played a role in stimulating the local economy. The Ministry of Interior will proceed with its plan to develop Pracharat markets into central […]

Wat Pho voted 3rd best tourist destination in Asia

BANGKOK, 18th September 2018 (NNT) – Phra Chetuphon Vimolmangklararm Rajwaramahaviharn Temple or Wat Pho has been voted by the world’s 17th most popular tourist attraction […]

Kanchanaburi to register geographical indication of Thong Pha Phum Rambutan

KANCHANABURI, 17th September 2018 (NNT) – Kanchanaburi province is seeking the geographical indication (GI) of rambutan from Thong Pha Phumdistrict, to promote and protect the province’s […]

BOI approves 160 billion baht in investment

BANGKOK, 14th September 2018 (NNT) – The Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) has approved 160 billion baht’s worth of investment with 150 billion baht going to […]

Laws on election of MPs and Senate officially in force

BANGKOK, 13th September 2018 (NNT) – Draft laws on the election of Members of Parliament and the Senate have officially been put into force. The Royal […]

Thailand Promotes Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific on UHC Scheme

Practices and policies on AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Universal Health Coverage were discussed widely at the “Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting on AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Universal Health Coverage: Country […]

Thailand Voted the World’s Best Country for People

Condé Nast Traveler, a leading US travel magazine, has voted Thailand the world’s “Best Country for People” in its 2018 awards. Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, in […]