Category: Bangkok News

Thailand’s Financial Institution Development Fund’s (FIDF) decision not to appeal a ruling made by the Civil Court last month means Khunying Pojaman na Pombejra, Thaksin Shinawatra’s ex-wife, will now receive Bt823 million from the sale of Bangkok real estate back to the fund. Bangkok, the 7th of October 2010: Bank of Thailand (BoT) Deputy Governor…

The Cabinet, during its meeting on 5 October 2010, resolved to extend the use of the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situations B.E. 2548 (2005) in Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samut Prakan, and Pathum Thani for a period of three months. The decision on this extension came as the previous announcement is due to expire…

The shopping atmosphere at Ratchaprasong returned to normal yesterday with the reopening of CentralWorld after four months of renovation to repair fire damage from the May 19 riots. Several thousand shoppers rushed into CentralWorld to queue on the ground floor to buy cash vouchers for 1,000 baht but worth double the value. Next door, things…