• Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00
    Holidays dampen industrial sentiment  
    Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) dipped in April as a result of the Songkran holidays,  said the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) while urging the government to expedite its move into the  emerging markets and increase technology transfer measures. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    Tumbling in the snow
    A South Korean resort organises a chilly break for Thai tourists over the Songkran festival
    World
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00
    Every day an ‘extremely dangerous day’ on roads
    The media have dubbed the Songkran holiday the “Seven Dangerous Days”, during which 418 were killed by road accidents this year, or about 60 per day.
    your say
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:35
    floating on air
    A colourful parade moves through crowds of water-soaked Songkran revellers in Samut Prakan’s Phra Pradaeng district yesterday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:14
    Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang see sharp rise in arrivals during Songkran
    The number of air passengers at the Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports grew significantly during the Songkran holidays when compared with the same period last year.
    national
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00
    Road deaths are for the poor
    Regarding Songkran road deaths, I am curious if anyone noticed that 79.85 per cent involved motorcycles and 7.17 per cent pickup trucks.
    your say
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00
    Deadliest roads: Junta’s response to national disgrace is window dressing 
    The junta is moving four police commanders to Bangkok as punishment for presiding over areas that suffered the highest per capita road fatalities during the just-ended Songkran period.
    your say
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:39
    Swift punishment for four provinces’ police chiefs over Songkran carnage
    National police commissioner Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda has signed orders for four provincial police commanders to be transferred to new posts, accusing them of negligence during the so-called “seven dangerous days” of Songkran from April 11 through Tuesday.
    national
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:05
    5 Songkran celebrants killed, 4 injured as pickup flips in Sa Kaew
    Five teenagers were killed and four others injured when a speeding pickup truck returning from Sa Kaew’s Songkran celebration flipped and slid into a roadside ditch on Thursday night, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:44
    Vietnamese woman arrested as alleged member of pickpocket gang
    Tourist police have arrested a Vietnamese woman for allegedly being an accomplice of a gang that pickpocketed Songkran revellers in Bangkok, deputy police chief Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal said early on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:22
    Tourists pickpocketed near Pattaya Police Station
    Six foreign tourists have filed a complaint that their pockets were picked during Songkran revelry some 50 metres from the Pattaya Police Station.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 06:57
    Songkran paint suspect arrested
    There were nine cars splattered with the hard-to-remove paint during Songkran in Phuket, according to police.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00
    Songkran death toll higher than last year, statistics show
    THIS YEAR’S Songkran festivities saw a higher death toll – 418 – compared to last year’s 390, the Road Safety Centre said yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:25
    Songkran vacation home watch ‘a big success’
    As part of police operations for “Safe Songkran Festival 2018”, 8,348 houses nationwide had joined the vacation home-watch scheme for the period April 11-17 and none of those houses had any instances of theft, national police deputy chief Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan told a press conference in Bangkok on Wednesday.
    national
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:28
    418 die in Songkran road carnage
    This Songkran's casualties of 418 deaths and 3,897 injuries in 3,724 road accidents compared with last year’s figures of 390 deaths and 3,808 injuries in 3,690 road crashes, the Road Safety Centre said on Wednesday.
    national
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