Security to be further tightened Thailand’s in southern provinces

Security at airports, railway stations and tourist spots in 14 southern provinces, especially Hat Yai, Phuket and Surat Thani Province, is to be stepped up following the derailment of a…

Read More

Train derailment in Songkhla the result of sabotage

Thai security officials have blamed the freight train derailment in Sadao district of the southern province of Songkhla on a bomb detonated by southern insurgents, to disrupt the direct train…

Read More

Thai VietJet Air warned by CAAT after three flight cancellations on Thursday

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has warned Thai VietJet Air that it could face punitive action if it does not comply with air service rules. The warning comes…

Read More

Challenges for Asian journalists, leaders

Thai Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and its English website, Thai PBS World, recently gathered journalists and young political leaders from Asia to discuss the challenges they face and the most…

Read More

Government urged to focus on Blue Carbon action

Building Blue Carbon ecosystems should become an integral part of national mitigation and carbon sink plans, said Assistant Professor Thon Thamrong-Nawasawat of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University. Research findings…

Read More
(R) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and (L) Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan

Prayut, Prawit at crossroads

When straightforward replies should have been preferred but are replaced instead with elusiveness, it’s safe to assume that something is amiss. Over the past few days, both Prime Minister Prayut…

Read More

Government and opposition MPs blame each other for collapse of House meeting

Government and opposition whips resorted to finger-pointing over the collapse of the House meeting today (Thursday), due to a lack of a quorum. The House was scheduled to vote on…

Read More

Point system to curb traffic violations to be enforced from January 9th

Starting January 9th, the Royal Thai Police and the Land Transport Department will enforce a demerit point system to curb traffic violations and dangerous driving, in the hope increasing drivers’…

Read More

Thailand goes into battle against resurgent HIV/AIDS

AIDS claimed 9,300 lives in Thailand last year, despite the availability of free, comprehensive care for those living with HIV. Though this figure is worrying, what’s even more worrying is…

Read More

Thai Charter Court rules MP election bill is constitutional

The Constitutional Court ruled today (Wednesday) that using 100, instead of 500, as the divider in the formula for the calculation of party-list House seat allocation, as stipulated in the…

Read More

Central bank raises key interest rate to 1.25% with immediate effect

The Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee decided unanimously today (Wednesday) to raise the key interest rate, with immediate effect, by 0.25% to 1.25%. Piti Disyatat, spokesman for the committee,…

Read More

Three new ministers to join Thailand’s cabinet

The appointments of three new cabinet ministers have been published in the Royal Gazette today (Wednesday). Under Royal Command, former Government Spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana is appointed Minister of Prime Minister’s…

Read More
“Royal Procession with the People” brings old tradition to life on screen.

Bringing Thailand and South Korea even closer through art

Thailand and Korea share no borders and are 6 hours away by plane, yet everything Korean has become part of Thai life including music, food and TV series.  The ties…

Read More

Bang Sue Grand Station: Thailand’s new rail hub finally ready to roll

Bangkok’s Bang Sue Grand Station – touted as Southeast Asia’s most modern rail terminus – opened with little fanfare last year as COVID-19 dominated headlines. Its role as the national…

Read More
Image Credit: Techsauce

Thailand’s start-up ecosystem not-so-glorious due to economic challenges

Thailand’s start-up sector may not be so booming due to the ongoing global economic challenges, while many early-stage start-ups suffer a lack of support as they struggle to attract more…

Read More

Free COVID vaccination resumes Dec 17th at the Institute of Dermatology, Bangkok

The Institute of Dermatology will resume providing free COVID-19 vaccinations to members of the public on December 17th, as many people have shown interest in getting booster shots during the…

Read More

Rising smog prompts burning question: Can Thailand break PM2.5 cycle?

The COVID-19 crisis may have passed, but the threat from smog is back for the long term. Hazy skies are a sign that hazardous fine dust particles – which can…

Read More

COVID surge just a “new wave” which will gradually fade after the New Year

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has instructed all state hospitals to provide free vaccinations to members of the public, in the wake of a resurgence in COVID-19 infections, which they…

Read More
Starred chefs and award recipients at Michelin Star Revelation 2023

Michelin Guide Thailand 2023 demonstrates culinary strength

That famous “little red book”, the Michelin Guide, has just revealed 441 entries in the sixth edition of its Michelin Guide Thailand 2023 with the addition of five restaurants given…

Read More
An Israeli air force F-35 fighter lands during the “Blue Flag” multinational air defence exercise at the Ovda air force base, north of the Israeli city of Eilat, on October 24, 2021. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

Thai Air Force awaits US Congress approval to buy advanced F35 fighter jets

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) is determined to procure two F35 fighter jets from the United States, despite resistance from opposition parties, and is now awaiting a response from…

Read More

Thai medical tourism sector is roaring back from Covid-19 pandemic, analysts say

With Covid-era travel restrictions now relaxed, Thailand is once again underlining its reputation in the medical field by drawing in visitors wanting to benefit from the country’s natural attractions while…

Read More

Car-bomb vehicle not checked because it was not reported as stolen

The pickup truck, which was used as a car bomb in an attack on the police apartments in Mueang district of Narathiwat Province on Tuesday, was not checked when it…

Read More

Chinese businessman surrenders to Thai police to face drugs charges

A Chinese businessman, who is suspected of being involved in “grey business” in Thailand, surrendered to the Thai police, at the Police Club on Vibhavadi Rangsit Highway today (Wednesday), to…

Read More

Police search for woman seen last month in Narathiwat in car bomb vehicle

Thai police have been trying to locate a woman who was seen driving the pickup truck used as a car bomb yesterday (Tuesday), which passed through a police checkpoint in…

Read More

Suspect in trafficking of illegal migrants from Myanmar arrested in Songkhla

A Thai man, alleged to be a key coordinator in the commercial trafficking of illegal migrants from Myanmar into southern Thailand, has been apprehended by immigration officials in the southern…

Read More

Police officer killed and several others injured by car bomb in Narathiwat

At least one police officer was killed and ten others injured by a car bomb at a police apartment block in Mueang district of Thailand’s restive southern province of Narathiwat…

Read More

GPO to begin Phase 3 clinical trials of its COVID vaccine in December

Thailand’s Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) plans to begin Phase 3 clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine in December, after it obtains the findings of the Phase 2 tests, expected at…

Read More
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 18, 2022 tourists gather and take pictures in the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. (Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP)

Thailand’s economic think tank predicts 3.2% growth this year

Bolstered by recovery in the tourism sector, Thailand’s economic growth for the whole of 2022 is forecast to be 3.2%, without further need for major economic stimulus packages, according to…

Read More
File Image

Bangkok administration asked to settle its 40 billion baht debt with BTS

BTS Group Holdings Plc. (BTS) is demanding that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) settle the about 40 billion baht in debt it owes to the company over the operation of…

Read More
This picture taken on April 18, 2022 shows the logo of Thailand’s Democrat Party outside its headquarters in Bangkok. (Jack TAYLOR / AFP)

Democrat disarray: What’s behind the dramatic decline of Thailand’s oldest party?

The Democrat Party’s ongoing dramatic decline is down to the hierarchical structure and culture of seniority in the country’s oldest political outfit, say analysts, who warn that only radical reform…

Read More
Close up of fingers holding express antigen covid test, negative result

COVID infections expected to increase during cold season, but reduce in February

COVID-19 infections are expected to rise with the arrival of cold season, as more group activities are held and more people travel, but the infection rate will drop in February…

Read More

Thailand’s COVID infections last week increased by 24 percent

COVID-19 infections continue to rise in Thailand. Last week there were 3,957 cases, averaging 565 cases a day, an increase of 24.97% on the previous week, according to the Disease…

Read More

APEC can be much more with increased action and binding commitments

APEC is necessary, but it needs to be rethought, made more binding and take more action to make it more relevant, according to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aat Pisanwanich, Director, Centre…

Read More

US to help Thailand develop small nuclear reactors

The United States will help Thailand develop nuclear power through a new class of small reactors, part of a programme aimed at fighting climate change, Vice President Kamala Harris announced on a visit Saturday….

Read More
“Changing Asia -New Normal” exhibition in Bangkok.

Zooming in on the ‘New Normal’

Asian countries have always shared a degree of similarity but the past 3 years have seen the region go through a multitude of changes due to the COVID outbreak. Scenes…

Read More
Anti-government protesters Ratsadon at Asoke Intersection in Bangkok on 17th November 2022, demanding the leaders of APEC members address human rights, democratization, and end big conglomerates’ monopolies.

Experts want Thailand to pursue a more inclusive BCG model for development

Thailand is expecting the leaders of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) members to endorse the Bangkok Goals 2022 during the summit this weekend, which aims to move the region towards…

Read More

Thai blind football team defeats India to win entry to world championship next June

Thai blind national football beat host India in a match in India last night and won a ticket to the world blind football championship for the second time in a…

Read More

Trairong Suwankiri: Team Prayut’s secret weapon for the next election

Trairong Suwankiri’s recent appointment as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s advisor has been hailed as a potential game-changer for the PM’s political future. The veteran politician’s surprise appointment on November 9…

Read More

Cabinet approves visa exemption MoU for Thais and Saudis with diplomatic, official and special passports

The Thai cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today (Tuesday) with Saudi Arabia, under which citizens of the two countries who hold diplomatic, official or special passports can enter…

Read More

Diesel price in Thailand to be pegged at current level for two more months

The Thai cabinet has decided to subsidise the diesel price until January 20th, which means a loss of excise tax revenue for the state of another 20 billion baht. After…

Read More

Court to consider petition challenging True-DTAC merger plan

Thailand’s Central Administrative Court has agreed to consider a petition challenging the legitimacy of the decision by the telecom regulator conditionally approving the True-DTAC merger plan. The petition was filed…

Read More

Road checkpoints set up around Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre

Checkpoints have been set up on roads surrounding the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre in Bangkok, to beef up security for APEC leaders and delegates. They will remain in place…

Read More

What hosting the APEC Summit means to Thailand 

This week, Thailand will get its moment under the sun when it hosts one of the major diplomatic events of the year — the APEC leaders’ summit — from Monday…

Read More
Image Credit: APEC 2022 Thailand

APEC youth representatives present Youth Declaration to Thai PM

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha received the Youth Declaration at Government House today (Monday), from young representatives of Asia-Pacific economies, under the APEC Voices of the Future program. He told the…

Read More

Thai government’s seven souvenirs for APEC leaders and their spouses

Seven souvenirs have been prepared by the Thai government for presentation to leaders and their spouses during the APEC Summit, taking place on November 18th and 19th at the Queen…

Read More

Service fees for household and small business electricity use to be cut Jan-Apr

Thailand’s Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has ordered the Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) and Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) to cut their service fees charged on households and small businesses from next…

Read More
Image Credit: Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation

Guar found shot to death in housing estate close to Khao Yai National Park

Park rangers have found the carcass of an adult guar, believed to have been poached for its meat, near a lake in the compound of a housing estate close to…

Read More

Sunday deadline looms to conclude World Cup broadcast deal for Thailand

The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) has until this Sunday to conclude a deal with FIFA for World Cup 2022 broadcast rights in Thailand, otherwise the Thai audience will miss…

Read More
Close up of fingers holding express antigen covid test, negative result

Serious COVID-19 infection cases on the rise in Bangkok and tourist provinces

COVID-19 infections in Thailand last week increased 12.8%, compared to a week earlier, and it is anticipated that the number of patients requiring hospitalisation is likely to increase in the…

Read More

Light extravaganzas illuminate the Chao Phraya River to greet APEC delegates, promote tourism

As the host of the APEC 2022 (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation), the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has organised the “Vijit Chao Phraya” lighting event along the Chao Phraya River, the…

Read More

PM urges Thais to help ensure smooth summit for APEC delegates

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared Thailand’s readiness today (Sunday) to host the APEC Summit on November 18th and 19th, as he urged the Thai people to join the government in…

Read More

Army officer killed and another injured in bomb blast in Narathiwat Province

An army captain was killed and another officer seriously injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling was struck by a roadside bomb in Chanae district of Thailand’ssouthern border…

Read More
This picture shows the signage for the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok on November 2, 2022. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

More than 2,300 journalists covering APEC meeting in Bangkok

More than 2,300 journalists from around the world have registered to cover the Asia Pacific Economic Leaders’ Meeting (AELM) in Bangkok on 18th and 19th November, according to a foreign…

Read More

Poll – Thailand’s central provinces want Paetongtarn Shinawatra as next PM

Eligible voters in Thailand’s central region favour Paetongtarn Shinawatra, youngest daughter of fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin, as Thailand’s next prime minister and the Pheu Thai Party to govern, according…

Read More

18 online gambling administrators nabbed in raid on Pattaya snooker hall

Police have raided a snooker hall in Pattaya and arrested 18 people for allegedly running illegal online gambling operations. Police said that the hall, located on Soi 5 in Na…

Read More

The silken, harmonious and dazzling touch of Thainess gracing APEC 2022

While Thainess is not the official theme of APEC 2022, it has been omnipresent in hundreds of APEC meetings that Thailand has hosted since December. This unique Thai touch will…

Read More

ASEAN reaffirms its 5-point consensus on Myanmar

ASEAN leaders have reaffirmed their 5-point consensus (5PC) and urged Myanmar to comply with the promises it made last April. In a joint statement, issued today (Friday), the leaders said…

Read More
Image Credit: สู้ดิวะ’s Facebook

A young doctor reflects on his life with Stage 4 cancer and a bleak future

A young Thai doctor who, like many people, never expected to get cancer because of his physical fitness and clean lifestyle, has decided to tell his story of life with…

Read More

Thai police assess potential threats to APEC Summit

The Thai police and military intelligence services have collected more than 220,000 items of information in their efforts to assess potential threats to the APEC Summit in Bangkok on November…

Read More

How far can Thailand’s ambitious BCG push go in the APEC community?

Thailand’s intention to push the Bio-Circular-Green economic model on the agenda of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings is mostly aimed at benefiting domestic big conglomerates, rather than driving…

Read More

Thais abroad warned not to buy fresh fruit to bring home

Thais travelling abroad have been warned not to bring fresh fruit back to Thailand, as they may face legal action. Agriculture Department Director-General Rapeephat Chantarasriwong said that a number of…

Read More
A man takes a picture of a FIFA World Cup trophy replica in front of the Al-Bayt Stadium in al-Khor on November 10, 2022, ahead of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup football tournament. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP)

Negotiations held with FIFA to reduce cost of World Cup TV rights for Thailand

The Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) is negotiating with FIFA and its agent, seeking to reduce the US$36 million price tag for the World Cup broadcast rights for Thailand. The…

Read More

Thailand’s new liquor regulation: Small brewers’ delight or business as usual?

Although the government has issued a new regulation promising to liberalize Thailand’s alcohol sector, critics see little hope of small brewers breaking the market domination of a few giant producers….

Read More

QSNCC: Thailand’s rebuilt national convention center faces first test on global stage

Thailand is hosting this year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit next week at the newly rebuilt Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC). The venue closed in April 2019 for a…

Read More
This handout photo taken and release by Cambodia’s Government Cabinet shows Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) speaking to Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (R) during a meeting at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on November 10, 2022, amid the ASEAN Summit. (Photo by Kok Ky / CAMBODIA’S GOVERNMENT CABINET / AFP)

Prayut, Hun Sen pledge to step up crackdown on cross-border scams

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o–cha and his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen on Thursday pledged to step up cooperation to crack down on call center scams using Cambodia as their operation base….

Read More

Putin will not attend the APEC leader’s meeting

The Russian Embassy informed the Thai Foreign Ministry today (Thursday) that President Vladimir Putin will not attend the upcoming APEC leaders meeting on 18th and 19th November 2022. First Deputy…

Read More

Bangkok road closures for APEC leaders’ motorcade protection drills

Numerous roads in Bangkok will be closed late afternoon today (Thursday) and tomorrow as the Metropolitan Police and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs conduct a second drill for APEC leaders’…

Read More
Locals offers a ride on horseback to the top of Doi Pha Tang. (Photo by Phoowadon Duangmee)

Chiang Rai: The east side story

In late October, the Meteorological Department officially declared the arrival of winter in Thailand, and the change of season has thrust Chiang Rai, Thailand’s northernmost province, into the travel spotlight….

Read More

30,000 police deployed for APEC Summit in Bangkok

About 30,000 police officers will be on duty for the APEC Summit in Bangkok, taking place on November 18th and 19th, including about 3,000 posted at the Queen Sirikit National…

Read More

Thai berry pickers in Sweden seek help from House Labour Affairs Committee

A group of Thai berry pickers lodged a complaint today (Wednesday) with the House Labour Affairs Committee, seeking an investigation of the Employment Service Department and the company which hired…

Read More
Photo from mgronline.com

Thailand to seek extraditions of two suspects in Forex-3D investment scam

The Thai Department of Special Investigation (DSI) plans to seek the extraditions of a Hungarian and a Singaporean, who are among 16 suspects implicated in the Forex-3D foreign exchange investment…

Read More

Large drug haul discovered in condo in Huai Khwang district

Thai anti-narcotics police seized more than 200kgs of illegal drugs in a search of a condo in Bangkok’s Huai Khwang district yesterday (Tuesday). The haul included about 200kgs of crystal…

Read More

Defections, mergers and mudslinging signal start of Thai election countdown

The countdown to Thailand’s general election has well and truly begun, though it remains unclear whether Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will dissolve the House of Representatives early or allow it…

Read More

TAT promotes Thai tourism’s soft power with ‘Amazing Night Light of Loi Krathong’

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has been holding the “Amazing Night Light of Loi Krathong” event, to celebrate the festival of floating lanterns at Bangkok’s Santi Chai Prakan Park…

Read More

Regulation to allow foreign land ownership withdrawn for review

The Interior Ministry today withdrew for review a controversial draft ministerial regulation that would pave the way for limited foreign land ownership in exchange for investments in Thailand. Government Spokesman…

Read More

COVID-19 infections on the rise among people not fully vaccinated

COVID-19 infections in Thailand appear to be on the rise again, especially among those who are unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated, while daily infection and death rates averaged 394 and…

Read More

Abortion is now legal, but why is it so difficult to get one in Thailand?

Although Thai law was changed last year to allow the termination of a pregnancy up to 12 weeks and again this year with some conditions to up to 20 weeks, it remains difficult for…

Read More
Commercial property and residential condo buildings are pictured in Bangkok. (Photo by Alex OGLE / AFP)

Thailand’s interior minister seeks to withdraw foreign land ownership edict for reconsideration

The government appears ready to do a U-turn on its plan to allow foreign land ownership in Thailand for residential purposes, following widespread opposition to the policy, Deputy Prime Minister…

Read More

Heavy penalties for those who shoot guns into the air on Loy Krathong

Loy Krathong revellers are warned not to fire guns into the air, otherwise they could face heavy penalties, ranging from five years in prison and/or a fine of up to…

Read More

Will the government’s land ownership scheme for wealthy foreigners get off the ground?

Thai people are mostly opposed to a controversial government move that would allow high net worth foreigners to own land in the country. A Cabinet resolution last month allows foreigners…

Read More

Assistant film director in police custody on sexual assault charges

An assistant film director, whose name is being withheld, is currently in police custody on charges of committing an indecent act on a male aged under 18. The suspect was…

Read More

Thailand’s Interior Ministry considers tighter gun controls

The Ministry of Interior is considering tighter gun controls, by requiring every gun license applicant to have a doctor’s certificate indicating that they are mentally fit and a certificate from…

Read More

Total lunar eclipse on Loy Krathong night on November 8th

Loy Krathong revellers will be able to enjoy a total lunar eclipse as they celebrate the annual festival on Tuesday night. According to the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand…

Read More

Government Housing Bank seeks approval 3rd phase of “1 Million Home” project

Thailand’s Government Housing Bank (GHB) has sought approval of the Finance Ministry and the cabinet for the third phase of the “One Million Home” project, providing housing to low income-earners….

Read More
This handout photo taken on November 1, 2019 and released by Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation the Tham Luang cave in the Mae Sai district of Thailand’s northern Chiang Rai province. (Photo by Handout / various sources / AFP)

Chiang Rai’s Tham Luang to be designated as national and historical park

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has been working with relevant agencies to get the Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park designated as a national…

Read More

Real estate sector to propose alternative to foreigners buying land in Thailand

Thai real estate business operators will propose that the government allow foreigners to buy houses on up to 0.16 hectares (one rai) of land, as an alternative to the right…

Read More

UN FAO recognises raising of swamp buffalo in southern Thailand as part of its GIAHS initiative

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has designated the raising of swamp buffaloes in the Thale Noi area of southern Thailand as part of the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage…

Read More
Locals in Tak Bai, in Thailand’s South, leave their threadfin fish to dry under the sun. (Photo by Phoowadon Duangmee)

No place says salted fish like Tak Bai

Around Asia, salted fish has earned the moniker “poor man’s food.” That’s because its extreme saltiness enhances the flavour of simple rice-based meals and also means there’s enough for everyone…

Read More

Thailand succeeds in artificially breeding short mackerel

The Thai Fisheries Department has succeeded in artificially breeding short mackerel, known locally as “Pla Tu”, a favourite edible fish among Thai people. Hormone-induced spawning was used, with a high…

Read More

DPM Supattanapong defends government’s foreign land-ownership policy

Deputy Prime Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow defended the government’s plan to allow land-ownership in Thailand for residential purpose by four groups of foreigners, in his response to criticism of the plan…

Read More

House unanimously votes for referendum before drafting new charter for Thailand

The Thai House of Representatives voted unanimously today (Thursday) to propose that the cabinet holds a referendum, to gauge the opinions of the Thai people about the drafting of a…

Read More

Government’s new liquor production edict only benefiting brew pubs

Pubs which brew their own craft beers will benefit the most from the government’s new edict on alcoholic beverages and their number is expected to increase, while small investors who…

Read More
Tourists arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport on October 30th, 2022 / photo from sun_horng Tiktok

Tourist arrivals in Thailand surge 43% to 3.1 million in October

More than 3.1 million foreign tourists arrived in Thailand in October, an increase of 43.55% over September, said Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob today (Wednesday). Arrivals by air accounted for 96.36%…

Read More

China will cooperate with Thailand in crackdown on transnational crime

The Chinese government is willing to cooperate with their Thai counterparts in the crackdown on transnational criminal activities in Thailand, according to the Chinese Embassy in Bangkok in its Facebook…

Read More

Government claims its liquor policy is in the public interest

The government has defended its liquor policy, as announced in an edict which came into force today (Wednesday), insisting that it is in the public interest, will put an end…

Read More

Move Forward Party accuses government of trying to derail Progressive Liquor Bill

Move Forward Party Leader Pita Limjaroenrat said today (Wednesday) that the government’s move to ease restrictions on the production of liquor and beer is intended to derail the party’s Progressive…

Read More

Mythological Naga serpent is now a Thai national emblem

The Thai cabinet decided on Tuesday to designate the Naga, a mythological serpent in Hindu and Buddhist folklore, as a national emblem in the category of mythological creatures and part…

Read More
Photo by freepic.diller

Regulations amended to pre-empt liquor liberalization bill

The Prayut government on Tuesday moved to pre-empt the opposition’s bill to liberalize liquor production due for its second reading in the House of Representatives today by relaxing the ministerial…

Read More

Move Forward targeting 112 law in huge political gamble ahead of general election

The opposition Move Forward Party has launched a new push to amend the draconian lèse-majesté law with its policy pledge for the upcoming general election, following failed attempts over recent…

Read More

Chon Buri deputy police chief removed over alleged corruption

The deputy commander of Chon Buri provincial police has been abruptly transferred to an “inactive post”, at the operations centre of the Second Region Provincial Police Bureau, after he was…

Read More

Page 1 of 30

Login

Welcome! Login in to your account

Remember me Lost your password?

Lost Password