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September 30, 2015Electronics exports to UAE on the up

According to the DITP, in the first six months of 2015 the UAE has imported machinery, electronics, electronic appliances and computers from Thailand worth US$376 million, up 25.2% compared to 2014. more info...

September 29, 2015DITP held Thailand: World Halal Best Choice

In 2014, Thailand exported Halal food products worth over US$6 billion to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt. The top exports were rice, sugar, canned and processed seafood, and canned and processed fruit. more info...

September 25, 2015Westminster Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Kasetsart University in Thailand

Last week in Bangkok, the University of Westminster signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Kasetsart University. This MOU will allow us to develop existing links with Kasetsart and enter a new phase of engagement with one of Thailand’s leading higher education institutions. more info...

September 25, 2015Top beauty-trade show shapes up amid rising Asean demand

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September 25, 2015AEC boost for industrial sector to benefit office, retail markets

The establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) as a single market by the end of this year will immediately benefit the industrial sectors of member countries, with some positive spill-over for the office and retail markets, according to CBRE Research. more info...

September 24, 2015PM attends UNGA in New York

The Prime Minister has traveled to the United States to attend the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at its New York headquarters. more info...

September 24, 2015PM to present Sufficiency Economy at 70th UNGA in New York

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha and his delegation last night left for New York, U.S.A. to attend the 70th annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and the UN summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda, during 24 - 30 September. more info...

September 24, 2015DPM Somkid chairs official opening of Thailand Industry Expo 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak, has officially opened the Thailand Industry Expo 2015 at Muang Thong Thani. more info...

September 24, 2015The World Spa & Well-being Convention 2015 Kicks Off Today in Thailand

The 4th edition of World Spa & Well-being Convention (WSWC2015), Your Gateway to SELL, EDUCATE and NETWORK with Global Spa & Well-being Industry. more info...

September 24, 2015Gov to spend up to 2.5 billion baht to aid SME sector

The government is expected to spend up to 2.5 billion baht to assist small to medium enterprises (SME). more info...

September 24, 2015Thailand's Commerce Ministry to hold 7th rice auction dur Sep 28-29

The Ministry of Commerce is to release nearly 463,000 tonnes of rice kept in the government’s stockpiles for auction, revealed Director General of the Foreign Trade Department Duangporn Rodphaya. more info...

September 24, 2015Thai Govt. will campaign for foreign film shooting in Thailand

From Jan to Aug 2015, 420 foreign films were shot in Thailand, bringing more than two billion baht to the country. After the Cabinet approves the strategies, a road map will be organized abroad to campaign for film shooting in Thailand. more info...

September 24, 2015New fund for SMEs to be injected in October

The Ministry of Industry is expected to spend 2.5 billion baht helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to get back on their feet. more info...

September 23, 2015US lodging group enters Thailand

Red Roof, a US economy lodging group, is partnering with Thailand-based Paragon Hotels in opening properties in the Kingdom with confidence that tourism industry would thrive in the years to come. more info...

September 23, 2015Udon Thani Airport reopens its renovated terminal, prepares for AEC

Udon Thani International Airport has reopened its recently renovated passenger terminal in preparation for the arrival of ASEAN Economic Community. more info...