• Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Insurgents behind South bombing spree, not politics
    Senior government officials said the series of bomb blasts over the weekend in the southern provinces of Phatthalung and Satun were related to insurgency activities in the predominantly Muslim region, and had no connection with the upcoming election.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 17:30
    Security stepped up in Phuket in wake of weekend bombings in Satun, Phatthalung
    Phuket security officials have increased safety and tourist security on the island after suspected insurgents set off pipe bombs in Satun and Phatthalung during the weekend.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 18:00
    Agency to propose protected status for eagle rays following outcry over TV cooking show
    Following the public outcry over the cooking of what appeared to be spotted eagle rays during a Thai TV show on World Wildlife Day at the weekend, Marine and Coastal Resources Department chief Jatuporn Buruspat on Tuesday revealed a plan to soon propose eagle rays as protected wildlife under Thai animal-conservation law.
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:40
    Stages, structures on Cherng Talay beach dismantled following complaint
    A stage and other structures set up by a hotel on a beach in Cherng Talay (map below) to host a large wedding party over the weekend have now been taken down.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:30
    Three Vietnamese, Thai accomplice nabbed for alleged passport forgery
    Three Vietnamese men, with alleged links to a passport-forging gang that caters to those wishing to travel to the United Kingdom, and their Thai male accomplice were arrested in Bangkok at the weekend, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal told a press conference on Tuesday.
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:00
    Slovenian finds himself in hot water after girlfriend puts politics before romance
    A 54-year-old Slovenian man staying in Kalasin’s Mueang district found himself in trouble with the authorities at the weekend for slashing eight election campaign posters after his Thai girlfriend had missed their Valentine’s Day dinner date, during which he planned to ask her to marry him, in order to canvass for an election candidate.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:26
    At least 23 MP hopefuls petition court over EC decision not to approve their candidacy 
    Twenty-three parliamentary hopefuls, whose candidacy the Election Commission (EC) refused to register, filed petitions with the Supreme Court during the weekend seeking a reversal of the decision, a Court of Justice spokesman said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 15:25
    South Korea counting on red-hot Son to shine on Asian Cup quest
    South Korea are hoping Son Heung-min's dazzling pace and goals can help them end a 59-year wait to be crowned continental kings as the newly expanded Asian Cup starts at the weekend.
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 19:30
    Hua Hin - Australia’s Zach Murray edged closer to another dream start in his early professional career by carding a four-under-par 67 to head into the weekend rounds in prime position together with Thailand’s Poom Pattaropong at the Asian Tour Qualifying School Final Stage on Friday.
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 15:55
    Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano
    Carita, Indonesia - Indonesia on Thursday raised the danger alert level for an erupting volcano that sparked a killer tsunami at the weekend, after previously warning that fresh activity at the crater threatened to trigger another deadly wave.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 18:05
    Kidnapping angle to be probed in case of missing Myanmar boy
    Suphan Buri Governor Nimit Wanchaithanawong said on Monday that he suspected a two-year-old Myanmar boy missing since last Monday was likely kidnapped and taken out of the area after a search mission involving 300 people through a 200-rai plantation over the weekend returned empty-handed.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:47
    Two suspects in killing of family arrested in Myanmar
    Myanmar police have arrested two men wanted for the killing of a family of four in Tak's Mae Sot district over the weekend.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:05
    Inspiration to save our oceans
    The “Bangkok Ocean in Motion Film Festival 2018” gets underway today at the Hilton Phuket before moving up to Bangkok’s Chang Chui at the weekend.
    movie & TV
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:53
    Disney's 'Ralph' keeps wrecking it at box office
    Disney's "Ralph Breaks the Internet" has topped the North American box office for the third week in a row, taking in an estimated $16.3 million over the weekend, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations said Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Dec 2018 19:00
    Man found hanged in room in Koh Kaew
    A Thai man was found hanged inside a room in the Koh Kaew area of Phuket over the weekend.
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