Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:32
Refugee soccer player back in Australia after Thailand frees him
A Bahraini refugee soccer player arrived back in Australia on Tuesday, over two months after he was detained in Thailand at Bahrain's request through Interpol.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
Al-Araibi walks free as Bahrain withdraws extradition request
BAHRAINI fugitive footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who was facing an extradition trial in Bangkok since his detention in November last year, yesterday walked free after his country decided to withdraw its extradition request.
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
Asean partnership with Russia rises to new level under Thai leadership
Last November Russian President Vladimir Putin and Asean leaders took a historic decision to raise the Asean-Russia Dialogue Partnership to a strategic level.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 11:48
Thai edition of Healthcare IT News debuts
Following the launch of the Asia-Pacific regional edition of Healthcare IT News (HITN) in November, HIMSS Asia Pacific has this week introduced a Thai-language edition.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Australian PM wants refugee footballer back
The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, yesterday took the almost unprecedented step of stepping up the pressure (no pun intended) in a personal plea to Thai PM Prayut over the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, who has been held under the most questionable circumstances in a Thai prison since he and his wife arrived here on a tourist visa for their honeymoon in November last year.
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:00
Motorcycle messenger gets one-month detention for knocking down schoolgirl
A motorcyclist messenger who knocked down a 16-year-old student at a bus-stop in Bangkok last November was on Wednesday sentenced to a one-month detention without suspension by the Northern Phra Nakhon Sub-District Court.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
GOING TO THE POLLS
Since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932, Thailand has seen 27 general elections. The first one took place in November 1933. The latest was held in February 2014, although it was later declared unconstitutional by the court.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
China cuts import tax to drive Thai exports
China has reduced import tax on 1,585 products from an average of 10.5 per cent to 7.8 per cent, effective since November 1 last year, in order to drive Thai exports to China, the International Trade Promotion Department of Commerce Ministry reported yesterday.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
Thailand comes out tops
For those seeking a fresh idea for their next holidays, Expedia offers a list of the rising destinations according to air travel demand between January 1 and November 1.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: New forest policy over conflicting claims needs widening public participation
Somsak Saelao’s community of Pang Kob is isolated, situated close to the top of the Khun Nan mountain, and follows the traditional way of life of the Hmong hilltribe.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 09:20
Chinese tourist numbers increase following visa fee exemption
More Chinese tourists' arrived in Thailand in November following the exemption of visa on arrival fee, although the growth is still negative, the Tourism and Sports Ministry reported.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:52
Exports drop 0.95% in November
Thailand's exports for November this year dropped 0.95 per cent, or US$21.7 billion (Bt709 billion), due to the impact of the trade war, the Commerce Ministry reported on Friday.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:17
Car sales increase in November
A total of 94,643 orders were placed for all makes of new vehicles in November, an increase of 21.2 per cent, according to figures supplied by Toyota Motor Thailand.
Auto & Audio
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:50
Retailers get all mousy for Mickey’s birthday
For 90 years, Mickey Mouse has resided in the hearts of fans around the globe – ever since his big-screen debut on November 18, 1928, in “Steamboat Willie”.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
Output export of cars, bikes up in November
THE AUTOMOTIVE industry showed signs of significant growth in November, according to Surapong Paisitpattanapong, vice president and spokesman of the Federation of Thai industries (FTI).
Auto & Audio