Artikel tagged “World”

  • World Bank upgrades Thailand’s growth projections

    World Bank upgrades Thailand’s growth projections

    The World Bank on Thursday upgraded its economic growth projections for Thailand to 3.5 per cent from the 3.2 per cent estimated previously. The Bank said that economic growth in Thailand is gaining momentum, with global growth and recovery from severe droughts buoying an expansion of GDP by 3.3 per cent in the first quarter and 3.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2017, exceeding market expectations.

  • Phuket Magic Eyes relaunch sets sights on ‘Clean Up the World’

    Phuket Magic Eyes relaunch sets sights on ‘Clean Up the World’

    PHUKET: A series of cleanup events are to sweep the island this September as Phuket gears up to celebrate “Clean Up the World” as part of the relaunch of the Phuket Magic Eyes Organization. The Phuket Provincial Administration Organization (PPAO) is joining hands with the Phuket Magic Eyes Organization and the Society Environmental Economy Knowledge (SEEK) group to take part in one of the largest community-based environmental campaigns in the world. “Our campaign aims to encourage people in Phuket to take care of the environment.

  • Running tips by Jurgen Zack for Phuket’s triathlon

    Running tips by Jurgen Zack for Phuket’s triathlon

    PHUKET: I started as a distance runner at the age of 14. I always had the desire to be independent

  • Surfer Profile: Genevieve Jane Irwin

    Surfer Profile: Genevieve Jane Irwin

    PHUKET: Nearly 100 of the world’s top surfers are competing at the Quiksilver Thailand Surfing Competition at Patong Beach, Phuket. Fraser Morton profiles a few of the big names at this year’s event. ..

  • Thailand dishes Australia world cup surprise

    Thailand dishes Australia world cup surprise

    PHUKET: Cheers could be heard across Phuket as Thailand scored first against Australia in the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying match late this afternoon. The affair marked both sides opening match for the World Cup 2014 third round Asia regional qualifiers. Thailand and Australia were drawn in Group D along with Saudi Arabia and Oman, who also play tonight.