Thailand Releases Video Promoting Bangkok

Thailand Releases Video Promoting Bangkok

  The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has released a video report including interviews with tourists visiting Bangkok in an attempt to encourage visitors to return to Thailand. The video was made to change the belief of tourists regarding the recent flooding that now is not a good time to visit the popular holiday destination, […]

Thai Tourism to Bounce Back

Thai Tourism to Bounce Back

  Thailand’s worst floods in 50 years have hit tourism at the start of the high season, but the country has recovered quickly in the recent past from all sorts of scourges and some tour operators are hopeful a recovery might start next month. Floodwater in some areas of the capital, Bangkok, and other provinces […]

Thai PM pledges flood relief as fight for Bangkok

Thai PM pledges flood relief as fight for Bangkok

  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pledged more than $4 billion (2 billion pounds) on Wednesday to help Thailand recover from the worst floods in half a century, as workers slowed the flow of water threatening the commercial heart of the capital, Bangkok. Evacuation orders have spread to a third of Bangkok’s districts, mostly in the […]

Thai floods Cause Beer Shortage

Thai floods Cause Beer Shortage

Bars and supermarkets across the country are reporting shortages of local favourite brews such as Singha as the waters cut off supply routes from Bangkok to Phuket. Singha, which has many of its production facilities based in flood-hit central provinces such as Phathum Thani, was recently forced to close one brewery that was effectively surrounded […]

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Travels to Bangkok

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Travels to Bangkok

  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who leaves Wednesday for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, will also visit Thailand & the Philippines before attending an Asian summit in Bali, her office said. Clinton travels to Manila on November 15 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty & join a ceremony […]