Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:29
Yingluck holds Cambodian passport: HK media
Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra may have used a Cambodian passport when fleeing Thailand in August 2017, the Hong Kong media reported on Wednesday.
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
Chilling out in style
According to an online survey conducted by Booking.com in August among 21,500 respondents in different countries including Thailand, 54 per cent of Thai travellers say they plan to stay at least once in a type of accommodation they’ve never stayed at before in 2019 and 68 per cent say that they plan to prioritise spending money on experiences over material items when travelling in the year to come
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:00
An open letter to Thailand from a foreign investor
Today I write to you with great concern. On August 2, I was beaten up and robbed at Lumpini Police Station.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
Kalama Sutta teachings: We had it all and we let it slip away
Re: “Thai Buddhism’s struggle for relevance” and “How Buddhism can salvage Thai education”, August 20, October 1.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:57
Indonesian woman arrested after tourist found dead in suspected drugging-robbery
Police arrested an Indonesian woman on Monday for allegedly drugging two foreign tourists in Chiang Mai in August, one of whom was found dead in his hotel room.
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:26
Seniors benefiting from ‘Time Bank’ helpers
A “Time Bank” set up by the government’s Department of Older Persons in mid-August has 120 volunteers taking care of home-bound senior citizens.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
Root causes of tourism plunge are being ignored
The government is rightfully alarmed at the drop in tourists, with figures for October down 14.89 per cent on last year and 11.77 per cent down from August 2018. The junta, however, is not attacking the root causes of the plunge.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:20
Top UK college opens A Levels programme in Bangkok
Brighton College Bangkok is opening an A Levels programme in August next year, seeking to replicate its success in the United Kingdom and Middle East.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 01:00
South African divers risk all to poach marine delicacies for China diners
One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal fishing expeditions. He never returned.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:07
Body found near missing man’s car in Chon Buri
A decomposed body has been found near the car of an 84-year-old man with Alzheimer's who has been missing since August.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
Industry confidence index drops slightly
Thailand’s industry confidence index in September dropped by one point to 91.5 compared to August due to concerns about rising oil prices and the strengthening of the currency, Supant Mongkolsuthree, chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries told a press conference yesterday.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:12
New Pompeii evidence rewrites Vesuvius eruption history
A newly-discovered inscription at Pompeii proves the city was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius after October 17, 79 AD and not on August 24 as previously thought, archaeologists said Tuesday.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:59
Air freight capacity growth still outstrips demand growth: IATA
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Monday released data for global air-freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.3 per cent in August, compared to the same period last year.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:54
What shall we call this little cutie?
A baby girl giant panda, born on August 14, is delighting spectators at Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, since September 13 and now the theme park is publicly seeking suggestions for her name.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Farms (Farmers) start to see fruits of recovery
ECONOMIC indicators for August suggest that incomes are rising for farmers and poorer people and that Thailand, along with Vietnam, is expected to draw more foreign direct investment as a result of the trade battles between the United States and China, the Finance Ministry said.