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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:12
Takraw body sets target of six golds at Games
THE Takraw Association of Thailand has set a target of six gold medals out of the 12 that are on offer in the Thai traditional sport at the SEA Games, which start on August 16 in Malaysia.
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:32
Thai Embassy in China steps in to help laid-off masseuses return home
Ten Thai traditional masseuses, who were working in China but were later laid off, returned home on Wednesday following the timely intervention of the Thai Embassy, Lampang Governor Suwat Promsuwan said on Wednesday.
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 18:55
A local artist makes candlewax on Sunday into elaborated Thai traditional patterns to decorate floats intended for a grand procession to mark the beginning of Buddhist Lent on July 9.