Wednesday October 17, 2018 10:38

General Press Release : 06 Sep 2018

Laguna Phuket Invites All to Laguna Phuket Triathlon Expo 2018 in Bangkok General—06 Sep 18

Asia's premier destination resort Laguna Phuket will host "Laguna Phuket Triathlon Expo 2018" on Saturday 8 September at CentralWorld (3rd Floor, Atrium Zone) in Bangkok. Planned as a full-day event to take place from 10am to 10pm, the Expo will feature

Public Debt Outstanding Report as of July 31, 2018 General—06 Sep 18

Bangkok--6 Sep--Ministry of Finance

Public Debt to GDP as of July 31, 2018 was at 40.88% of GDP. The Government borrowed to boost the economy and lay the foundations for long-term economic growth, which included the disbursement for public infrastructure investment projects, such as, Mass Transit Development Projects in Bangkok Metropolitan area and Double-track Railway Projects in various provinces in the country. On the other hand, the debts were repaid continuously so as to promote fiscal responsibility. The repayments were mainly from the government prepayment for domestic debt (10,383 million Baht), which reduced the debt outstanding and lowered interest burden by approximately 260 million Baht.

Mr. Poomsak Aranyakasemsuk, Director-General, reported that Thailand's public debt outstanding as of July 31, 2018 was at 6,557,290.60 million Baht (40.88% of GDP). The total public debt outstanding comprised 5,251,290.17 million Baht of Government debt, 922,047.84 million Baht of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) debt, 375,133.92 million Baht of Government Guaranteed Financial SOEs debt* and 8,818.67 million Baht of Other Government Agencies debt.

* Government debt outstanding was at 5,251,290.17 million Baht. The detail of change in government debt as the followings:
Pullman Bangkok Hotel G x Jirayu Koo For G Shop 2018 Collection General—06 Sep 18

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G presents a 2018 collection of edgy design souvenirs created in collaboration with talented Thai artist, Jirayu, exclusively for G Shop. G Shop is the hotel's souvenir shop located in the lobby where guests can find the perfect

Savor special dishes of Italian creations for a limited time during September October 2018 at General—06 Sep 18

Enjoy a stunning view of IMPACT Lakefront while treating yourself to a new lineup of Italian menu items such as Strozzapreti with Spinach Pesto, Strozzapreti with Spinach and cashew nut in pesto sauce, Mushroom Ravioli, homemade Ravioli and Beef

Regents International School, Bangkok Wai Kru Ceremony 2018 General—06 Sep 18

Mr. Peter Hogan, Principal at Regent's International School Bangkok delivered the welcome speech at the school's Wai Kru Ceremony. All students, teachers and many parents attended this auspicious ceremony - positioned early in new academic year. Student

Autumn Beverage Promotion at Up Above Bar General—06 Sep 18

Autumn is a time traditionally associated with melancholia, or a feeling of languor, when the leaves start to fall from the trees and the nights draw in, but the bartenders at The Okura Prestige Bangkok's Up & Above Bar are concocting the perfect

Photo Release: AEON Thailand Foundation Forest Plantation In Honor Of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of General—06 Sep 18

Mr. Kiyoyasu Asanuma (3rd from left), Chairman of AEON Thailand Foundation together with Mr. Nuntawat Chotvijit (2nd from left), Marketing Director of AEON Thana Sinsap Thailand Public Company Limited and a group of volunteers from foundation plant trees

EXPERIENCE THE AUTHENTIC THAI AT SPA CENVAREE, CENTARA GRAND BEACH RESORT VILLAS HUA General—06 Sep 18

Regarded as one of Hua Hin's finest for luxurious massage, Spa Cenvaree at Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin invites you to make for a pleasant escape this month with "The Authentic Thai" spa journey, curated to provide head-to-toe

Cali-Mex Thailand expands 2nd outlet at Silom September 7th, 2018 General—06 Sep 18

New Taqueria outlet is the latest move in Hong Kong-based Mexican specialist brand's fast-moving Thailand expansion Following the successful launch of Thailand's first Cali-Mex Bar & Grill Thailand outlet on Sukhumvit Soi 22, sister brand Cali-Mex

Cape Kantary Hotels Appoints New Guest Relations Manager for Cape Nidhra Hotel, Hua General—06 Sep 18

Cape & Kantary Hotels' Cape Nidhra Hotel, Hua Hin, a select member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), has appointed Mr. Jan Hottiger as its Guest Relations Manager, with immediate effect. Mr.Jan Hottiger, a Swiss national graduating in HGT

Seasonal September - Lemongrass Strawberries General—06 Sep 18

The Rainy Season in Bangkok brings with it weather that can be not only wet with heavy downpours, but also an atmosphere that is thick with humidity. When your body and spirit feel exhausted from the muggy air, one of the best things for you is enjoying

Ministry of Industry Promotes the Thai Corrugated Packaging Industry with CCE South East Asia - General—06 Sep 18

The opening ceremony of "CCE South East Asia - Thailand 2018", chaired by Dr. Somchai Harnhiran, Deputy Minister of Industry, reflects Thailand's capabilities of becoming a regional hub for the corrugated packaging industry – an industry

CMMU Reveals the Research on Marketing to Seniors Stating that Line was the Highly Influential and General—06 Sep 18

College of Management Mahidol University (CMMU) revealed the research findings on marketing to seniors. It was found that the top 3 social medias used by the seniors were 1) Line (50%), 2) television (20%) and 3) Facebook (16%). The medias that the

ALTERNATIVE BRITISH COMEDIAN, STEPHEN CARLIN IN BANGKOK General—06 Sep 18

Stephen Carlin is 'one of my favourite acts. He is really brilliant' - Stewart Lee. He comes to Bangkok on September 21st as part of his Asia tour. As seen on Comedy Central's: The Alternative Comedy Experience and fresh from his critically acclaimed run

TIDAL X: BROOKLYN Returns to Barclays Center on October 23, 2018 General—06 Sep 18

Today, global music and video streaming platform, TIDAL, has announced the 4th Annual "TIDAL X: BROOKLYN" philanthropic concert taking place on Tuesday, October 23rd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. This year, the streaming platform and partners are

Seasonal September - Lemongrass and Strawberries General—06 Sep 18

The Rainy Season in Bangkok brings with it weather that can be not only wet with heavy downpours, but also an atmosphere that is thick with humidity. When your body and spirit feel exhausted from the muggy air, one of the best things for you is enjoying

Seasonal September - Lemongrass dishes @Diplomat Bar, Conrad Bangkok General—06 Sep 18

An ingredient very important to a wide variety of delicious dishes in Thai cuisine is lemongrass, and it highlights some absolutely irresistible creations, along with relaxing live music from our talented pianist, throughout the entire month of September

A JOURNEY TO LIGURIA AT LATEST RECIPE LE MERIDIEN BANGKOK General—06 Sep 18

Connect with the next episode in the La Dolce Vita voyage of dining discovery, "A Journey to Liguria", at Latest Recipe, Le Meridien Bangkok. While exploring the awesome Mediterranean-bordering, north-western Italian province of Liguria, you suddenly

Yili Upgrades Public Welfare Efforts to Facilitate the United Nations General—06 Sep 18

On September 5th, the"Yili Nutrition 2020" strategic upgrade for the public welfare ceremony was successfully held in Liangshan, Sichuan Province, focusing on improving the nutrition of people in poverty-stricken areas, realizing targeted poverty

Stout Expands Global Reach in Asia General—06 Sep 18

Stout announces the addition of three offices in Asia as part of a newly formed joint venture with Bluepeak Group Ltd. With offices in Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong, Stout Bluepeak Asia Ltd. will provide cross-border transaction coverage for China,