Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

Highlights
  • PM pleased Thailand rated as “least miserable” country for 2019

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his pleasure over Thailand’s rating as the “least miserable” economy in the Bloomberg Misery Index for 2019, Deputy Government Spokesman Lt-Gen Weerachon Sukondhapatipak said today.   He said Thailand scored 2.1, which was the same score it received last year, making it the “least miserable” country out of 62 economies as rated...
  • Article 270 versus national government

    Over the past few days, calls for a “national government” have grown, but so are a group of constitutional interpreters who believe that writers of Thailand’s new charter had anticipated problems of a “minority” administration and thus sneaked in ways to tackle them. The constitutional interpreters are pointing at Article...
  • Savers earning over 20,000 baht interest a year to face 15 percent tax

    Bank depositors in Thailand who earn more than 20,000 baht interest a year from their bank deposits will now be taxed 15% on the interest they earn, according to Finance Minister Apisak Tantiworawong. The minister said today the new tax measure, proposed by the Revenue Department, is intended to prevent...
  • Sacred water moved to The Temple of the Emerald Buddha

    Sacred water, contained in 86 Kontho traditional Thai-style vases, were this morning moved from Wat Suthat Thepwararam to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha in the Grand Palace for safe keeping after a consecration ceremony at Wat Suthat Thepwararam yesterday, jointly chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and the Supreme Patriarch.  ...
EC dismisses 20 poll fraud cases for insufficient evidence

EC dismisses 20 poll fraud cases for insufficient evidence

How drought weakens Thai economy

How drought weakens Thai economy

People warned to avoid out-door activities due to high temperatures

People warned to avoid out-door activities due to high temperatures

Thailand’s first medical marijuana exhibition opens in Buri Ram

Thailand’s first medical marijuana exhibition opens in Buri Ram

Prawit orders action against seasteading settlement off Phuket

Prawit orders action against seasteading settlement off Phuket

Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

Prawit orders action against seasteading settlement off Phuket

Prawit orders action against seasteading settlement off Phuket

EC dismisses 20 poll fraud cases for insufficient evidence

EC dismisses 20 poll fraud cases for insufficient evidence

Thailand’s first medical marijuana exhibition opens in Buri Ram

Thailand’s first medical marijuana exhibition opens in Buri Ram

How drought weakens Thai economy

How drought weakens Thai economy

People warned to avoid out-door activities due to high temperatures

People warned to avoid out-door activities due to high temperatures

Profiles

Jurin steps into biggest limelight

If Jurin Laksanawisit is a footballer, he will be called a “utility player”. By that, he can help the team...
After having been overshadowed by the Democrat Party’s more prominent politicians, the time may have come for Jurin Laksanawisit to have to spotlight on himself.

Asean

Indonesia President Joko Widodo declares victory in presidential race

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory on Thursday in the race to lead the world’s third-largest democracy,...

Politics

PM pleased Thailand rated as “least miserable” country for 2019

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed his pleasure over Thailand’s rating as the “least miserable” economy in the Bloomberg Misery Index for 2019, Deputy Government...

Food and Travel

Crispy Rubies for Dessert

There is no denying that we are quite smitten by listings. From the world’s best to the world’s most everything,...

Business

Savers earning over 20,000 baht interest a year to face 15 percent tax

Bank depositors in Thailand who earn more than 20,000 baht interest a year from their bank deposits will now be...

Highlights of the week

Article 270 versus national government

Over the past few days, calls for a “national government” have grown, but so are a group of constitutional interpreters...
If you think the idea of a “unity government” is an anachronism, how some politicians are interpreting Article 270 of the Constitution may sound even more bewildering.

Political Pulse

Palang Pracharat: one or two seats “will make a big difference”

Saturday, April 20, 2019: The Palang Pracharat Party has denied that up to Bt100 million was being offered to any MP...
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