• Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:54
    600kg of marijuana seized in Korat
    A shipment of 600 kilograms of marijuana being transported to the South was intercepted in Nakhon Ratchasima, police said on Monday.
    Around Thailand
  • Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:51
    4 nabbed trying to ship ‘ice’ to Philippines
    The authorities have managed to intercept a container carrying a tonne of crystal methamphetamine or “ice” worth close to Bt2 billion before it could leave the country.
    national
  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:31
    15 drugs sacks intercepted in Chiang Rai integrated police operation
    Thai authorities on Friday declared a successful interception of 2.2 million methamphetamine pills and 11 kilograms of crystal meth or “ice” in the northern border province of Chiang Rai.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Prayut ‘set to take charge of Phalang Pracharat’
    Move seen as Premier’s attempt to soften public perception of his links to the military.
    politics
  • Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:14
    Susi to sink 30 more ships after Idul Fitri
    Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti plans to sink 30 foreign ships intercepted for illegally fishing in Indonesian waters. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 28 May 2019 17:30
    Thai arrested in Songkhla for allegedly smuggling seven undocumented Myanmar migrants
    Police officers and Army troops on Monday intercepted a van that was smuggling seven undocumented Myanmar migrants from the border in Kanchanaburi to Hat Yai district in Songkhla, officials announced at a press conference on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 16:06
    300 million meth pills seized in six months: ONCB
    The Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has intercepted more than 300 million methamphetamine pills and apprehended 177,067 suspects in 165,688 drug busts over a six month period.
    national
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Bid to revive slumping exports
    THE TRADE Policy and Strategy Office (TPSO) is rushing to draw up plans to stimulate exports and complete negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) within this year amid fears Thai exports saw a decline in the first quarter of this year due to the prolonged US-China trade war.
    Economy
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 18:45
    Labour Minister orders probe of ‘little ghost’ job-seekers to South Korea
    The Labour Minister, Pol General Adul Sangsingkeo, has instructed officials to be stricter in intercepting “little ghost” Thai workers who aim to work illegally in South Korea.
    national
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    RCEP a challenge for Asean chair
    CONCLUDING the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) presents the biggest challenge to Thailand as this year’s Asean chair, trade officials said, as little tangible progress has been made in the talks so far.
    Economy
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 16:06
    Motorcycle smuggling gang’s plans thwarted at private Ranong port
    Thai authorities intercepted a boat at the weekend, thwarting a gang’s plan to smuggle six stolen motorcycles from Thailand to Myanmar by sea.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 20:30
    Asean finance ministers push for financial service liberalisation under RCEP
    “We reiterate our commitment to strengthening Asean’s partnership with regional partners. We aim to conclude the financial services annex of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] negotiation by the end of 2019,” a joint statement from Asean finance ministers and central bank governors’ meeting read.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:02
    Chiang Rai police intercept 9m meth pill shipment
    Chiang Rai police foiled an attempt to smuggle nine million methamphetamine pills in Wiang Pa Pao district early on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:20
    Siamese rosewood logs and bicycles seized but smugglers flee after Surin stake-out
    A recent stake-out in an attempt to suppress the smuggling of Siamese rosewood in the northeastern border province of Surin resulted in the interception of 12 logs along with two bicycles, Huay Tab Tan-Huay Sam Rarn Wildlife Sanctuary head Wutthikul Ngampanya said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Singapore touts Asia-wide pact
    SINGAPORE’S trade minister said he was hopeful that an Asia-wide trade pact, which is backed by China and excludes the US, could be sealed by the end of the year.
    ASEAN+
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