World Bank trims Thailand growth rates this year and next
The World Bank has cut Thailand’s economic growth rate from 3.5 percent to 2.5 percent and predicted that the growth next year would be further trimmed to just 2 percent from 4 percent, according to the bank’s latest regional report released on Monday.
Cultural heritage listing sought for Myanmar’s Inle Lake
The Myanmar Times reported that the delicate lotus-robe weaving, leg-rowing races and ecology of Inle Lake in Shan State could soon receive global recognition, with officials indicating they plan to nominate it for inclusion on Unesco’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Four missing crewmen of Phatra Marine 5 ship found inside engine room
The Phatra Marine 5 container ship that capsized in the Gulf after it was hit by large waves and strong winds from the recent ‘Vamco’ tropical storm was salvaged from seabed with bodies of four missing crewmen inside the engine room.
An army trooper shot dead by suspected militants in Yala
An army non-commissioned officer was shot dead by suspected militants in Raman district of Yala province Sunday morning.