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  • Tom 8:07 pm on January 26, 2010 Permalink
    Tags: , , , barrel, , currencies, economist, , , H1N1, , industrial projects, Influenza type A, , oil prices, projects, , Thai baht, , , , tourism sector, , trade partner, , , World Bank   

    World Bank projects Thai economy to grow 3.5% this year 

    Thai economy

    The World Bank has projected that the Thai economy will grow 3.5 per cent this year and 4 per cent next year, rebounding from last year, when it contracted 2.7 per cent.

    Dr Kirida Bhaopichitr, country economist for Thailand at the World Bank’s Bangkok office said Thai exports are projected to expand 15 per cent this year thanks to improved economy of Thailand’s trade partners and recovery of the tourism sector. (More …)

  • Tom 7:43 pm on November 29, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , communities, , , H1N1, H1N1 virus, , military camps, Nakhon Ratchasima, , , , second wave, , , ,   

    2nd wave of H1N1 hits Thailand 

    The Ministry of Public Health has reported some signs indicating the second wave of the H1N1 virus pandemic spread in many big cities of Thailand, while all public health offices across the country are assigned to monitor the situation closely.

    According to Permanent Secretary for Public Health, MD Paijit Warachit, the virus is spreading in many big cities such as Bangkok and Nakhon Ratchasima. High-risk areas include military camps, schools, and communities in all regions of Thailand. He stated that the second phase of the flu spread had started. (More …)

  • Tom 6:59 pm on September 3, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: Andrographis, Chao praya Abhaibhubej, colds, Fa Thalai Chon, fever, , H1N1, Herbs, , , medicines, paniculata, temperature, , tropical Asia   

    Andrographis “Fa Thalai Chon” a herb to fight fever 

    Andrographis or Fa Thalai Chon in Thai

    Andrographis or Fa Thalai Chon in Thai

    Herbs are wisdom of ancestors to use in early days. But nowadays people rarely know their properties and turn to conventional medicines. In fact herbs such as Andrographis can even protect us from fever.

    Andrographis or Fa Thalai Chon in Thai is an erect annual herb. It is extremely bitter in taste in every part of the plant. The genus Andrographis consists of 28 species of small annual shrubs essentially distributed in tropical Asia. Only a few species are medicinal, of which A. paniculata is the most popular. (More …)

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