• Wed, 03 Apr 2019 16:11
    Model demands police protection to female revelers during Songkran
    Thai model Sirinya "Cindy" Bishop, founder of the "Don't tell me how to dress" campaign to stop assault-victim-blaming, urged police to implement measures to prevent sexual harassment during Songkran.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    Use of Article 44 urged to push marijuana bill
    Medical experts ready to move forward.
    national
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 19:35
    Police arrest 261 on drugs charges after six-year operation
    THAI AUTHORITIES have arrested 261 transnational drug suspects, most of whom originated from West Africa and used their unsuspecting Thai wives as drug couriers, Narcotics Control Board of Thailand (ONCB) chief Sirinya Sitdhichai said on Wednesday.
    national
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:27
    Slight drop in military conscripts testing positive for drugs
    A total of 12,209 men who showed up for military conscription draws tested positive for drug use, of whom 7,174 have been admitted to rehabilitation programmes (2,146 in hospitals and 5,028 in boot camps), Sirinya Sitthichai, secretary-general of the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), said on Thursday.
    national
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:46
    Thais suspected over record drug haul in Sydney
    Thai authorities are investigating the possible involvement of Thais in the smuggling of four tonnes of ephedrine – a drug precursor chemical – worth about Bt87 billion from Thailand to Australia, said Sirinya Sitthichai, chief of the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:32
    Thai-Australian drug-smuggling operation busted
    Thai and Australian authorities joined forces in a crackdown on a transnational drugs network from which they seized 1.7 million yaba pills and 296 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine or “ice”, Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) chief Sirinya Sitdhichai announced on Tuesday.
    national
  • Fri, 26 May 2017 01:00
    Criminal counselling to prevent recidivism stepped up after success
    THE PSYCHO-SOCIAL CLINICs set up to provide counselling to convicts, defendants on bail pending trial and suspects accused of taking drugs and domestic violence had been successful in lowering repeat offences over the past three years, Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) secretary-general Sirinya Sitdhichai said.
    national
  • Thu, 25 May 2017 10:48
    Counselling clinics to prevent repeat of crimes ‘a success’
    The Psycho-Social Clinics set up to provide counselling to convicts, defendants on bail pending trial and suspects accused of drug taking and domestic violence have been successful in lowering the repeat of such offences over the past three years, Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) secretary-general Sirinya Sitdhichai said.
    national
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 16:23
    Napapa will not face additional charges, ONCB says
    Actress Napapa “Patt” Tantrakul will not face an additional charge under the Measures for Suppression of Narcotic Offenders Act that the Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) tried to file against her, according to the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) chief Sirinya Sitdhichai.
    national
  • Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:00
    Fake drugs officer jailed
    A Thai man who claimed to be an officer from the Office of Narcotics Control Board and ordered people to take urine tests in Sara Buri has been jailed for two months and fined Bt2,000, Board secretary-general Sirinya Sitthichai said yesterday.
    national
  • Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:19
    Man who impersonated drugs officer in Sara Buri jailed for two months
    A Thai man who claimed to be an officer from the Office of Narcotics Control Board and ordered people to take urine tests in Sara Buri has been jailed for two months and fined Bt2,000, ONCB secretary-general Sirinya Sitthichai said on Saturday.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:00
    Bt209m in assets seized as major drug suspect arrested
    Police have arrested a major drug-dealing suspect and his four alleged accomplices and impounded the networks’ assets worth Bt209 million, Secretary-General for the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) Sirinya Sithichai announced yesterday.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:29
    Bt209m in assets seized as major drug suspect nabbed
    Police have arrested a major drug-dealing suspect and his four alleged accomplices and impounded the networks’ assets worth Bt209 million, Secretary-General for the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) Sirinya Sithichai announced Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 07 Dec 2015 01:00
    Pachyderms on parade
    Last month Bangkok was invaded by dinosaurs, and this month, it's the turn of the elephants
    Art
  • Mon, 05 Oct 2015 01:00
    How to paint an elephant
    Fibreglass models charmingly decorated by celebrities are the stars of a charity event for our pinched pachyderms
    Art
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