Tue, 05 Jun 2018 01:00
Thailand’s last untouched Mekong tributary
THE LOWER Songkram River basin is the latest site in Thailand under the global spotlight as a crucial ecological resource, the WWF-Thailand said ahead of World Environment Day today.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:25
Polo, Pimm’s and Pachyderms Kick off the 15th Annual King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament
Bangkok, March 9th: The 2017 King’s Cup Elephant Polo tournament kicked off today on the banks of Bangkok’s mighty Chaophraya River. The opening day offered a spectacle of seasoned elephant polo players, a traditional Thai parade, Thailand’s last elephant spirit men and the stars of the event - 25 rescued street elephants.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:00
King’s schoolmate recalls meeting His Majesty in Australia and the US
AT 87, Tassanee Western still has very clear memories of her life as a young pupil at Mater Dei in Bangkok, which she refers to as “a school where all the Chao Phraya kids attended”. Thailand’s last two Kings were among those pupils.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 07:39
Sarat Settles at 4th Place
Thailand’s last hope in weightlifting Sarat Sumpradit had to settle at fourth in the men’s 94kg competition after losing to bronze medallist Aurimas Didzabalis of Lithuania by just two kilos.