• Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:53
    Mekong excursion cancelled for stolen SUV
    Police on Sunday night foiled an attempt to smuggle a stolen SUV across the Mekong River from Nakhon Phanom to Laos.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    A false picture of Lancang-Mekong River tensions
    Re: “Experts from Thailand, China clash over the damming of Mekong”, 3A, July 2.
    your say
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 17:17
    Rangers seize rare logs as smugglers flee down Ubon forest paths
    Paramilitary rangers and administrative officials in Ubon Ratchathani on Thursday confiscated 40 Siamese Rosewood logs from a gang of four to five suspects who were about to load the logs from their car onto a boat for smuggling across the Mekong river into Laos.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:00
    Experts from Thailand, China clash over the damming of Mekong
    CHINESE experts who insist that hydropower projects on the Mekong River will benefit all stakeholders met opposition yesterday when a Thai academic argued that locals lose more than they gain since dams impact heavily on every aspect of their lives.
    national
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    Portraits of travel
    How movies and short video clips are helping to promote destinations
    movie & TV
  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
    Development funding gets the backing of leaders
    LEADERS of five Southeast Asian nations yesterday collectively pushed forward the setting up of sub-regional development funds in the hope they would increase self-sufficiency by driving construction of “missing-link” projects.
    politics
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Laos proposes new Mekong power project
    LAOS will undertake a prior consultation with Mekong River Commission (MRC) members over a new Mekong hydropower project, the MRC Secretariat has announced.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Development funding key focus of ACMECS leaders
    THE LEADERS of five countries in mainland Southeast Asia will today gather under the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) to map out their five-year plan for development cooperation.
    politics
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Proposed Lao dam ‘a threat to Thailand’
    Critics worry about the impact on northeast from Mekong projects.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    TTM+ 2018 in Pattaya to support Eastern Fruit Corridor Project
    The Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Sub region (TTM+), opening this year at the Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya from June 13 to 15, is perfectly timed to support the Thai government’s ambitious Eastern Fruit Corridor (EFC) project.
    Travel log
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Leaders’ summit to give French investments a big boost
    FRENCH INVESTORS have started using Thailand as a business hub in the Mekong region and are placing high hopes on the meeting of the two leaders – Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and French President Emmanuel Macron – in Paris later this month.
    business
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:02
    Live Lao pangolins seized on Mekong boat
    The Thai authorities on Wednesday morning rescued some 40 live pangolins, weighed 200kg in total, that were smuggled in 10 sacks in a boat across the Mekong River into Chiang Rai's Wiang Kaen district to be sold to restaurants and medicine shops. The pangolins were said to worth at least Bt615,000.
    Around Thailand
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 01:00
    Thailand’s last untouched Mekong tributary
    THE LOWER Songkram River basin is the latest site in Thailand under the global spotlight as a crucial ecological resource, the WWF-Thailand said ahead of World Environment Day today.
    national
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:30
    Meth smugglers foiled in Ubon Ratchathani
    A man arrested in Ubon Ratchathani on Sunday afternoon is accused to be part of a trio smuggling in 12,120 methamphetamine pills and 13.87 grams of crystal meth across the Mekong River.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00
    Mekong commission backs Laos’ green initiative
    THE MEKONG River Commission (MRC) has expressed strong support for Laos over its green growth strategy, adding that the inter-governmental organisation is ready to share its resources to ensure this initiative is sustainable.
    ASEAN+
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