• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:45
    Uniqlo launches third roadside-type store in Thailand
    Uniqlo, the Japanese casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer, is celebrating the first anniversary of its roadside-type store in Southeast Asia and Thailand by launching the third roadside-type store in the Pinklao area.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:30
    Three arrested in Udon Thani drug bust
    Two Thai men and a Lao man have been arrested and a total of 62,067 methamphetamine pills and 83.9 grams of crystal meth have been seized in Udon Thani's Muang district.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:30
    Women detained in Loei raid, human trafficking suspected
    Ten Lao women working at a restaurant in Loei province were rounded up in a raid on Thursday night, following a tip-off of alleged prostitution and human trafficking.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:00
    Court decides not to commute sentence for double murderer
    A Laotian was sentenced to death on Thursday for killing two people and seriously injuring another by slashing their throats during a burglary in Samut Prakan.
    national
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Microsoft eyes rapid growth in Myanmar
      DRIVEN by the need for digital transformation in both public and private sectors in Myanmar, Microsoft Corporation, a US technology giant, is confident of rapid growth in the country, according to Sonia Bashir Kabir, managing director of Microsoft for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan and Laos.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:18
    Don commends MLC members on their cooperation 
    Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai marked the third anniversary of Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) by saying the member states’ tireless efforts were testimony to the “cordial and warm relationship that runs deep in the fabric of our societies”.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:00
    Lao man injured in suicide attempt in Yasothon
    A Lao man was severely injured after he turned a homemade pistol on himself following a quarrel with his Thai wife in Yasothon's Lerng Nok Tha district on Tuesday, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:20
    Detained man’s SOS post prompts urgent talks
    THE THAI MINISTRY of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and related agencies were on Tuesday trying to co-ordinate with their Laotian counterparts to free a Thai man detained by police across the border for an unspecified reason.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:56
    Deaths, jail and cyber spies: The dangers of dissent in Thailand
    Dead dissidents dumped in a river, activists knotted up by the courts, and Big Brother-style internet laws -- critics of Thailand's junta fear this week's election is poised to sharpen the dangers faced by those who disagree.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Rote learning and the research deficit in Thailand
    Anyone interested in what has gone wrong with Thailand’s education system – and how to fix it – should check the book by renowned educationalist Professor Rattana Lao.
    your say
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:51
    Mekong secretariat to strengthen information sharing
    The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat is improving its data, modelling and information systems to provide enhanced and timely information to the public and the MRC member countries -- Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam -- according to the secretariat’s top management.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Northern haze ‘must be on national agenda’
    CALLS FOR the government to make tackling the problem of serious air pollution part of the national agenda are getting louder.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:00
    AMLO confiscates Bt40m worth of Lao drug convict Xaysana's assets
    The Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) has temporarily confiscated 43 assets worth Bt40.9 million belonging to Lao drug convict Xaysana Keopimpa, according to an order published on Tuesday on the agency’s website.
    national
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Bangkok Airways to expand CLMV routes this year 
    Bangkok Airways has its eyes firmly set on the CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) market in 2019, as it invests Bt1.815 billion in the purchase of two additional aircraft.
    Corporate
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 19:36
    Hundreds take part in event, pushing tourism, environment and philanthropy
    Hundreds of cyclists took part in a 32-kilometre ride in Samut Prakan province on Sunday morning.
    national
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