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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra survives censure debate

BANGKOK, 28 November 2013 (NNT) – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Interior Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan easily survived a no-confidence vote Thursday morning. Ms.Yingluck received 297 votes of confidence from the ruling coalition party members, against the 134 votes to unseat her by Democrat members. Meanwhile, Interior Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan received 296 votes of confidence and […]Read More


Ruling Pheu Thai Party gets new leader

BANGKOK, Oct 30 – The ruling Pheu Thai Party on Monday elected Jarupong Ruangsuwan as its new party leader after the resignation of its former leader Yongyuth Vichaidit. The party members voted 332 out of 334 for Mr Jarupong, the party’s former secretary-general, while two ballots were voided in a secret balloting. Mr Jarupong, now […]Read More


Don Mueang Airport fully operational October 1

BANGKOK, Sept 19 – Thai Transport Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan has announced that Don Mueang Airport will officially be fully operational for budget airlines October 1. He said Airports of Thailand (AoT) and the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (ART) have given assurances that their operational systems and personnel are completely ready for full-fledged business, accommodating 60 […]Read More


Bangkok-Chiang Mai high speed train ready by 2018

BANGKOK, 22 May 2012 (NNT) – Thailand’s Transport Minister has expressed confidence that the first high speed railway connecting Bangkok and Chiang Mai will be ready for service by 2018. Transport Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan has disclosed that Thailand and China have agreed to conduct a feasibility study on the country’s first high-speed rail project. With […]Read More


Thailand, China agree joint working committee on high speed rail

BANGKOK, Feb 24 – Thailand and China have agreed to establish a joint working committee to implement a high speed rail project after the two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate transport development in the region. China’s Deputy Commerce Minister Chen Jian on Friday met Thailand’s Transport Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan and they […]Read More


Thais urged to monitor ill-intentioned activities

BANGKOK, 19 February 2012 (NNT) – The Transport Minister of Thailand has instructed all units under his ministry to provide public safety as best as possible while urging the general public to help monitor and report suspicious activities to prevent unprecedented incidents. Referring to three bomb blasts in Bangkok on February 14, Transport Minister Jarupong […]Read More


Transport Ministry to quickly restore roads and canals to cope

BANGKOK, 19 February 2012 (NNT) – The Transport Ministry is planning to speed up the restoration of all roads and canals in order to cope with possible flooding later this year. Minister of Transport Jarupong Ruangsuwan said on Saturday that his visit to Thailand’s lower Central Region in the past week has given him more […]Read More