• Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Fresh impetus to recover lost heritage
    Accustions by a scholar in London that her prestigious institution possesses a 13th-century sculpture suspected of being looted from Thailand have re-alerted authorities here to illegal trafficking in Thai artefacts.
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 20:00
    Thai envoy probing ‘smuggled statue’ in London
    Thailand’s ambassador to the UK has been instructed to contact the director of University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) over claims the prestigious institution possesses a 13th-century sculpture likely smuggled from Thailand, the Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday.
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    London university accused of accepting smuggled sculpture
    The Culture and Foreign ministries are following up an accusation made by London University’s prominent School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), that it accepted as a gift a 13th-century sculpture possibly smuggled from Thailand.
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:45
    Features from Royal Crematorium divided, on display across country
    The deconstruction of the King Rama IX’s Royal Crematorium is completed and the Culture Ministry’s Fine Arts Department has relocated some components for display at various palaces and museums around the country, Deputy Prime Minister Visanu Krua-ngam announced at Government House on Wednesday.
  • Thu, 31 May 2018 10:31
    Border checkpoints stepped up checks to prevent smuggling of durian saplings
    The Agriculture Ministry is seeking cooperation from border checkpoints in Ranong and Prachuap Khiri Khan to watch out for durian saplings being taken into Myanmar, a senior official said Thursday.
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  • Tue, 22 May 2018 17:00
    Denny Kwan ban lifted
    The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts’ disciplinary council on Friday decided to lift a one-year working ban given to an actress who refused to tone down her provacative attire.
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  • Mon, 07 May 2018 18:54
    Respected architect and national artist Praves passes away, aged 88
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00
    Writing and rewriting history
    A book issued by the military junta in 2015, “History of the Thai Nation”, has stirred fresh criticism on the social media with its claim that the current non-elected government finally established “true democracy” in Thailand.
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:05
    Seventy of Thailand’s best films celebrate the life of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej
    The Culture Ministry honours the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej by selecting 70 of the 4,500 Thai movies made during his reign for an exhibition being held at Scala Theatre in Bangkok.
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  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:30
    Thai art and culture prospered under King Rama IX
    The Royal Narai Song Suban barge, Pattaya’s Khao Chi Chan Buddha and the grand scene “Khon Yok Rob” (Masked Dance’s Fighting Scene), are among “The Great Thai Arts and Culture in the Reign of King Rama IX”, praised by the Culture Ministry’s Fine Art Department at Bangkok’s National Theatre on Tuesday.
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:23
    Govt takes measures to control ‘plara’ quality
    The Agriculture Ministry has taken steps to standardise the quality of plara or fermented fish, which is a necessary ingredient in Isaan traditional dishes.
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:15
    Embassies bless Songkran in video clip to Thais
    The foreign embassies of the United States, Britain, China, France and Bhutan are among 20 joining in blessing the Songkran festival in a video clip launched on Monday by the Culture Ministry of Thailand.
  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
    Ministry calls out abattoir monopoly in Cambodia
    THE MINISTRY of Agriculture published a circular on Thursday accusing the slaughterhouse industry of running a “conspiracy” and “cartel” to fix prices and monopolise the market amid a “lack of enforcement” from local authorities.
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:56
    Fraction of Bangkok’s 1.1 million dogs, cats registered as rabies-free
    Only 5,193 of Bangkok’s 1.136 million stray and pet dogs and cats are registered as having been vaccinated against rabies, a senior Agriculture Ministry official said on Wednesday.
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  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 01:00
    Soft landings in the North
    With hands across multiple borders, the Culture Ministry takes 40 ambassadors on a tour
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