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BANGKOK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From its position as the world's No. 1 producer of one-ton pickup trucks, Thailand is quickly emerging as a global hub for fuel efficient, eco-friendly car manufacturing, with EURO-4 emission standards and a fuel economy of nearly 50 miles per gallon.
BANGKOK, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 24, 2011, the Board of Directors of PTT Public Company Limited (PTT), PTT Aromatics and Refining Public Company Limited (PTTAR) and PTT Chemical Public Company Limited (PTTCH) approved the amalgamation between PTTAR and PTTCH.
Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 26 August [Report by Post Reporters: "Chirmsak sues Nok Air, says its security lax"] Former Bangkok senator Chirmsak Pinthong yesterday sued the director of Nakhon Si Thammarat provincial airport and the budget airline Nok Air for negligence over alleged lax security.
Paedophile pop star Gary Glitter has returned to Thailand after being refused entry to Hong Kong, the Foreign Office said today. The increasingly farcical situation leaves the disgraced singer in international limbo.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 16--The founder of One-Two-Go Airlines is taking a long, hard look at the possibility of ceasing the budget carrier's flight operations in a damage-control exercise at a time of skyrocketing fuel prices and declining traffic demand.
By Yuthana Praiwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 1--The new Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), which began work yesterday, is preparing to demand that energy business operators seek legitimate licenses by the end of this year.
By Nareerat Wiriyapong, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 30--Bangkok Weaving Mills Ltd expects to achieve total revenue of about two billion baht this year by cutting energy costs and squeezing benefits from brand creation.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 20--Far-reaching implications of any drastic decision are holding back leaders of Nok Airlines from determining the fate of the budget carrier, which has been hit hard by high fuel prices and falling traffic.
By Vichaya Pitsuwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 19--Union Petrochemical Plc (UKEM) expects its revenue to rise by 10 percent in 2008, driven by the continuing rise in petrochemical product prices in line with surging oil prices and continuing demand.