Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:02
Thailand-born stateless boy gets his Thai ID card
So-called "rootless" people, those who were born in Thailand but abandoned at birth and thus have no Thai identification number or household document, can now file for birth certificates and apply for Thai nationality, according to a new law that has been published in the Royal Gazette and comes into effect this week.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
Shin pounces as Ji falters to go clear at LPGA Thailand
Pattaya - A South Korean duly leads the field at the halfway stage of the Honda LPGA Thailand but surprisingly, it isn’t Ji Eun-hee, whose stunning nine-under 63 put her clear after the first round.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
Many happy returns
Birthday girl Ariya back in Thailand but little time off for world No1 and sister Moriya.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:38
Woman charged with tricking Laotian girl into prostitution
A 37-year-old Hmong woman, wanted for luring a 16-year-old Laotian girl with a promise of a fried chicken shop’s worker job in Thailand but then taking her into forced prostitution at a karaoke bar in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district, has been taken into custody.
Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
Myanmar refugees returning from Thailand but Rakhine still out of bounds: UN Refugee Agency
THAILAND has repatriated nearly 100 mostly Karen and Karenni refugees to Myanmar from border camps in Tak and Mae Hong Son provinces, where they had fled conflict between the Myanmar military and armed ethnic groups over the past three decades.
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
Putting in perspective the rise of mixed-use projects in the region
Mixed-use projects are growing, not only in Thailand but also in many Southeast Asian markets. Christian Olofsson, shopping centre & mixed-use director of IKEA/Southeast Asia, talks to The Nation about the trend and challenges of mixed-use property development in the region.
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:08
How a new app could spell the end for counterfeit goods in Thailand
Luxury handbags are among the most common counterfeit goods not only in Thailand but around the world.
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 07:00
Plush places to pamper your pets
Restaurants or cafes admitting pets have become increasingly popular – not just in Thailand but all over Asean. But one of the most frequently mentioned outlets is Caturday located on Bangkok’s Phayathai Road.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 04:25
Disaya takes Japan by storm
Talented designer Disaya Sorakraikitikul is not only causing waves here in Thailand but also in Japan where she has recently opened boutiques showcasing Thai designer apparel in premium luxury shopping centres Mitsukoshi Ginza, Isetan and Hankyu as well as at several leading malls in Japan.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:00
Globe scolds Thailand but doesn’t match words with action
“World scorns Thai lies on rights, democracy”, Editorial, March 7, The Nation.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 01:00
Unlicensed taxi drivers to be arrested but Uber not banned
AMID the ongoing debate on the pros and cons of Uber and similar taxi-hailing services, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpitayapaisit said the government would not shut down Uber and other applications in Thailand but unlicensed taxis and drivers would be arrested.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:26
Govt not shut down Uber, ride-sharing apps: Arkhom
Transport Minister Arkhom Termpitayapaisit said the government will not shut down Uber and other similar taxi-hailing applications in Thailand but unlicensed taxies and drivers will be arrested if they are on the street.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 01:00
Records to be kept on events in tribute to King
THE GOVERNMENT is compiling information on activities held in remembrance of much-revered HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej, not just in Thailand but also those held overseas.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:56
King Bhumibol's passing felt throughout SE: Najib
Malaysia's Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Saturday that the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej is felt not only by the people in Thailand but also throughout the Southest Asian region, the Star reported.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:00
Harmony between cultures
Thailand and Myanmar join up for a new comedy set in Thailand but starring Myanmar's favourite leading man