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2014-03-03 23:28:07

Battlefield Bangkok Board Games and hobby store is offering discounts to its customers on high level, medium level and established club membership. Bangkok, Thailand (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Battlefield Bangkok, one of the most popular hobby stores in Thailand, is offering a 10% discount on established club membership to its gamers. Membership can be bought with a direct payment or earned through experience points. One of the company executives said, “We provide different kinds of...

2008-11-14 06:00:12

BANGKOK, Thailand, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Vanilla, the first ever dining entertainment experience in Thailand opens next month in At Black, a modern style venue, next to the entrance of the Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa. The event is produced by Bangkok based B-Concept Media Entertainment Group Co., Ltd. that combines world renowned circus entertainment with a four course set menu. Tickets will go on sale on 25 November 2008 on the website http://www.at-black.com/. Black Vanilla...

2008-08-05 12:00:23

By Komsan Tortermvasana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Aug. 4--The plan by TOT Plc to invest 30 billion baht to launch third-generation (3G) mobile-phone services within one year is likely to be delayed by politics and red tape, chairman Teerawut Boonyasopon admits. The state telecom enterprise wants to build an extensive network of 5,200 base stations and rent it out to other operators to use, but several hurdles stand in its way. Mr Teerawut said TOT had proposed the project to the...

2008-08-04 12:00:47

By Vichaya Pitsuwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Aug. 2--Local industrialists have called for a groundwater surcharge reduction in order to increase the industrial sector's competitiveness. An appropriate rate for the surcharge would be four baht per cubic metre, said Santi Vilassakdanont, the chairman of the The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI). Mr Santi said that industries in high-consumption areas were currently paying 8.50 baht per cubic metre, while those in non-crisis areas...

2008-08-01 12:00:51

By Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 31--The Commerce ministry has put garlic on its control list to help combat an influx of cheaper Chinese garlic, which has pushed down prices of the local crop at a time of heavy harvests. Traders will be asked to inform authorities of the amounts of garlic they hold and the locations of their warehouses in order to prevent smuggling, according to Yanyong Phuangrach, director-general of the ministry's Internal Trade Department. Those who fail to...

2008-08-01 12:00:37

By Srisamorn Phoosuphanusorn, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 31--Triple T GlobalNet, the international internet gateway arm of TT&T Plc, is upbeat about prospects for its new international direct dialling (IDD) business despite intense competition from internet protocol-based international calls. Siripong Poongthaisong, head of data and content business of TT&T, said Triple T GlobalNet projected IDD revenue of 60 million baht in the first six months of its operations this year...

2008-07-15 09:01:06

Bangkok gold price surges to record high amid Mideast tension, weaker dollars BANGKOK, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Gold price in Bangkok, one of the major gold market in Southeast Asia, has surged to a record high upon concerns over renewed Middle East tensions and the weakening U.S. dollar, Thai News Agency quoted an industry executive as saying Monday. Gold Trading Association president Jitti Tangsitthipakdee said the price of gold ornaments soared to a new high of 15,600 baht ( some 463 U.S....

2008-07-11 09:00:00

By Khettiya Jittapong and Sophie Taylor The new iPhone looks set to be a huge hit in the three Asian- Pacific countries and one city where it goes on sale Friday, but the sleek smartphone from Apple is already in high demand on black markets from Shanghai to Bangkok. In Thailand, a Southeast Asian hub for pirated goods, where the iPhone is not officially for sale, dealers boast that they need only a few weeks to smuggle in the trendy phones and unlock them for use on local mobile networks....

2008-07-02 12:00:39

By Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 1--M Pictures Entertainment, which is 41 percent owned by Major Cineplex, yesterday announced plans to acquire Media Network Retail Co in a deal valued at over 300 million baht. M Pictures, formerly Traffic Corner Holdings, would also acquire a 97 percent stake in Pacific Marketing and Entertainment Group from Major Cineplex in a separate share swap transaction valued at 395 million baht. Media Network Retail (MNR) is a leading...

2008-07-01 12:00:49

By Bangkok Post, Thailand Jun. 30--Thainox Stainless Plc, the country's largest stainless steel producer, is hosting the Thainox Design Award Contest 2008 (TDA) to promote stainless steel product designs and wider use of the product. This year's theme, "Design for Better Quality of Life", would focus on product designs for urban consumers, said managing director Jean-Paul Thevenin. The focus would be on uses for stainless steel in high-rise condominiums, with applications for...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'