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PM in Kanchanaburi to kick off farming program ahead of visits to France, Singapore and Papua New Guinea

– Thailand’s Prime Minister has traveled to Kanchanaburi province to visit a Thai paper factory built on crown property and to issue policies on safe and sustainable farming after previously speaking on ways to address traffic congestion. After this week’s Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-ocha revealed that he had ordered the Ministry of…

Dussehra festival celebrated in Bangkok, Thailand

Hindus perform a ritual during a Dussehra celebration in downtown Bangkok, Thailand, October 19, 2018. Hindus in Bangkok joined a series of festivities on Saturday evening to observe Dussehra, a major Hindu festival marking Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana, the ten-headed demon king. Sri MahaMariAmman Temple located at Silom road in Bangkok #Dussehra festival celebrated…

Travelers Spend More Money in Thailand Than Anywhere Else in Asia

It’s the fourth-most-profitable tourism destination in the world. Just more than a year ago, I ate at Nahm, in Bangkok—and walked out after paying barely $60 for a tasting menu that currently ranks 49th on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. My grand, five-star hotel, the Anantara Siam, with its gilded murals and landscaped courtyards,…

PM Prayut instructs officials to boost tourists’ confidence

The Prime Minister has instructed related agencies to step up efforts to boost tourist confidence. Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha meanwhile, denied claims that Thailand had limited the number of visas for Chinese travelers, an allegation that went viral via YouTube, while the Thai consulate generals and Embassy in China also confirmed the reports were…

Residents warned to take preventative measures against stroke

Medical officials from Chulalongkorn Hospital have urged residents to take preventative measures against stroke by exercising regularly, following a healthy diet and being in a happy mood. The advice came during a recent seminar on the disease, marking the World Stroke Day on October 29th. Dr. Nijasri Charnnarong , the head of the Chulalongkorn Stroke…