• 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”.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 19:00
    Bodies of Thai tourists to be brought back from Laos this week
    The relatives of five Thai tourists who died in a car accident on March 1 during their visit to Laos have contacted Laotian authorities to take their bodies home for religious rites later this week.
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 15:43
    Bangkok Airways to launch new direct routes: Chiang Mai - Krabi and Chiang Mai - Luang Prabang
    Bangkok Airways will launch Chiang Mai - Krabi (one-way) service with a three-flight-per-week operation (Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday) during March 31-April 29 and will be adjusted to a daily flight from April 30 April onwards. 
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  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 18:00
    Chinese man arrested with 1kg of ketamine
    A 47-year-old Chinese man was arrested at Chiang Rai's Mae Fah Luang Airport on Wednesday with 1kg of powdered ketamine, which he had allegedly smuggled from the area near Kings Romans Casino in Laos that is part of the Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone. He was allegedly intending to fly on to Hanoi with the package.
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  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:56
    UN following up on disappearance of Surachai, killing of two aides
    The disappearance of political activist Surachai Danwattananusorn and the murder of his two close aides has prompted concern from United Nations officials in Thailand, according to Surachai’s wife.
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  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
    Can Laos afford to be the ‘Battery of Asia’?
    Critics warn of hidden costs in forging ahead with more dams
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:17
    300,000 migrants expected to leave kingdom for Songkran
    An exodus of nearly 300,000 migrant workers is expected from April 5-30 when they visit hometowns for the Songkran festival in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Vibhavadi looks for investment opportunities in Asean hospitals 
    VIBHAVADI Medical Centre Plc will expand its investments overseas by focusing on Asean countries, including Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos, by holding at least a 25-per-cent stake in local hospitals, the company’s chairman of the executive board and managing director, Chaisith Viriyamettakul, said recently.
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:00
    More than 2,000 snakes seized in border sting
    Mukdahan Wild Animals Checkpoint officials were joined by personnel from other agencies in confiscating 182 baskets containing 2,730 rat snakes and cobras - worth Bt1 million in total - about to be smuggled to Laos.
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:00
    Lost in China: Thai with dementia returns home after 640 kms detour
    A 59-year-old Thai woman with dementia who left home eight months ago to see her son nearby, only to apparently walk 640 kilometres (400 miles) into China, arrived back in the kingdom Friday.
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:42
    Four arrested with 59,300 meth pills in Bueng Kan
    Four Thais have been arrested in Bueng Kan's Boong Kla district for allegedly smuggling 59,300 methamphetamine pills and 105 grammes of crystal meth from Laos.
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