Love comes in all shapes and sizes. In a wedding that may have raised some eyebrows, two fighting chickens recently tied the knot in a traditional Thai ceremony in Ayutthaya. The dowry included a whopping Bt5mil (US$145,000) in cash and gold necklaces for the “bride” while a famous singer of a Thai rock band also graced the ev...
Thailand’s exports in April came in at US$16.86 billion (Bt580.15 billion), up 8.49 per cent from the same period last year, thanks to a recovering global economy, the Commerce Ministry reported on Monday.
“REFORM before election” has been the theme of the coup d’etat led by General Prayut Chan-o-cha who promised sweeping economic and political reforms. Needless to say over the past three years, the government has mishandled economic reforms, in particular tax reforms.
COMMERCIAL BANKS continue to be cautious in advancing housing loans as they have concerns about the repaying ability of customers, and this is reflected in the fact that loan rejection is up to 40 per cent in the first four months of this year, property experts said.
The National Legislative Assembly transport committee has proposed that the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) ask the relevant state agencies to revise rules to raise the retirement age of pilots to 65 years as part of the effort to solve the shortage of pilots.