• Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:00
    Many hurdles before cannabis oil makes it to national list
    THERE HAS not been sufficient research to back a proposal to include cannabis oil on the National List of Essential Medicines, executives at the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine (DTAM) said yesterday.
  • Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
    REPORT: Progress made on medical cannabis, but challenges are ahead, Cannabis Walk Thailand was told
    Although Thailand is still lagging behind other countries in developing cannabis-based medication, Thai medical researchers hope frozen knowledge could be renewed and extended to serve patients’ needs, especially in the field of traditional medicine.
  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 11:36
    Alms offering to monks at Lumphini Park on Songkran Day
    Bangkok Governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang on Saturday led people in a morning alms offering to monks at Lumphini Park, on Songkran Day.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Human trials for 16 marijuana-based medicines likely in July
    THE THAI Traditional and Alternative Medicine Department (TTAMD) is planning to try 16 cannabis-based medicines on selected subjects in a research project starting in July.
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 16:24
    Govt looks at claims of herbal cancer cure
    There is no scientific evidence that porcupine flower can cure cancer, the Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine Department has said in response to claims that the plant has brought about full recovery for several cancer patients in upper Central Thailand.
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  • Wed, 16 May 2018 17:20
    Wildlife items seized from house in Chiang Mai
    Police have seized nearly 40 wildlife items, including two ivory tusks, 10 gaur horns, 12 antlers, three tiger skins and nine Asian golden cat (Catopuma temminckii) skins from a Thai traditional house in Chiang Mai province on Tuesday evening.
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  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:55
    Newborns and medical staff all dressed up for Songkran
    Medical staff members at a private hospital in Bangkok on Tuesday went the extra mile to wear period attire and dress up newborn babies in fetching Thai traditional outfits ahead of the Songkran Festival, which begins on Friday.
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  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 09:34
    Pattaya police station officers to wear traditional costumes
    The chief of Pattaya police station has ordered officers manning the station to wear Thai traditional costumes every Tuesday. Pattaya police chief Pol Colonel Apichai Krobphet issued the order on Tuesday.
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  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
    Entrepreneur looks for sweet rewards from export push
    A PRODUCER of the Thai traditional snack known as krayasat – with rice and coconut among the main ingredients – has its sights set on the Asean and European markets this year when its manufacturing plant in Nakhon Ratchasima province is due to gain key accreditation standards.
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00
    Medical authorities consider certifying Mor Saeng as folk doctor for ‘cancer cure’
    THE DEPARTMENT of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine has not yet certified “Mor Saeng”, the famous inventor of a so-called herbal cure for cancer, as a “folk doctor”.
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 19:05
    King initiates winter festival to celebrate royal achievements
    REFRESHED BY the cool breeze, members of the public are invited to dress up in Thai traditional costumes and join the winter festival event “Oon Ai Rak Klay Kwam Nao”, or “Warm Love to Temper the Cold”, initiated by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun.
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00
    Support for foreign visitors to Royal Crematorium
    The Department of Tourism is providing support to the large numbers of foreign tourists visiting the Royal Crematorium daily to view the finest in Thai traditional art, in honour of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:30
    His Majesty grants flowers, energy drinks, sweets to Toon
    His Majesty the King on Wednesday granted flowers, energy drinks and Thai traditional sweets from His Majesty’s kitchen to provide moral support to charity running hero Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai.
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  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:26
    English language ballad honours King Rama IX
    An English language teacher from Ubon Ratchathani province has composed what is believed to be the first Northeastern Thai traditional song or "Mor Lam" in English to honour His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the beloved late King. (Watch video inside)
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  • Sun, 06 Aug 2017 15:02
    Ayutthaya ritual alms offering scheduled for every Sunday
    The Ayutthaya Tourism and Sport Office and the Fine Arts Department have jointly launched a campaign to invite people to wear Thai traditional costumes to attend a morning alms offering every Sunday until September 10.
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