• Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:24
    Police search for illegal motorcycle taxi drivers
    Some 30 motorcycle taxi drivers were rounded up by authorities on Thursday morning at a stand on Rama 4 Road in Bangkok's Khlong Toei district as part of an investigation into illegal operators.
    national
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thai officials deny any role in the deaths of Surachai’s aides
    THAI AUTHORITIES yesterday denied they played any role in the disappearance of two anti-monarchy activists who were found dead in the Mekong River, while the whereabouts of another dissident remain unknown. Senior officials have denied having any links with the deaths, saying they took place outside the Kingdom.
    politics
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:35
    Thailand on alert for virus-laden Chinese pork
    Thai authorities are carefully screening pork products being carried in by travellers from China and Mongolia after the World Organisation for Animal Health warned last week of outbreaks of African swine fever in those countries.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Investigation reveals foreign poachers targeting Thai tigers
    New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. Freeland congratulates Thai authorities for making this discovery and arresting one gang already.
    your say
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Bangkok air hits ‘code red’ while authorities resist strong measures
    THE CAPITAL’S air pollution situation became more severe yesterday, as the quantity of dangerous PM2.5 particles rose to code-red status of above 90 micrograms per cubic metre of air at many locations. If the level remains that high for three consecutive days, drastic measures may be implemented, perhaps including a ban on the use of cars by 2 million civil servants.
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:17
    Bangkok air hits ‘code red’ while authorities resist strong measures
    THE CAPITAL’S air pollution situation became more severe yesterday, as the quantity of the dangerous PM2.5 particles rose to code-red status of above 90 micrograms per cubic metre of air at many locations on the first day that the government agencies started counting
    national
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Vietnam seeks UN recognition of Xoe Thai dance
    AUTHORITIES in Vietnam’s northern mountainous province of Dien Bien will implement a plan to promote the recognition of Xoe Thai dance as a Unesco intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:28
    PEA stays solid with ‘AAA’ rating
    TRIS Rating has assigned the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) a company rating of “AAA” with a “stable” outlook.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:10
    Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 85
    Tlahuelilpan, Mexico - The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 85 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a deliberate fuel-line puncture that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline before it ignited.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Taiwan responds to Beijing’s intimidation of multinationals
    Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) strongly condemns the Chinese authorities for their recent outrageous demand that 66 multinational companies change their designation for Taiwan to “Taiwan, China”.
    your say
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    REPORT: Changes give forest protection centre more authority, ease in identifying encroachers
    CHEEWAPAP Cheewatham recently stepped down as leader of Thailand’s most powerful forest suppression taskforce, Phaya Prai, after nearly five years at the helm.
    national
  • Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:19
    TAT shows foreign visitors by the numbers
    The Tourism Authority of Thailand published a breakdown of 2018 visitors by nationality on the Facebook page of its Intelligence Centre on Saturday night, with Chinese leading the tally, to no one’s surprise.
    national
  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:56
    Suspicious deposits made to account of Brazil president's son: report
    Brasília - Brazilian authorities have detected a series of suspicious cash transfers amounting to around $30,000 into the bank account of President Jair Bolsonaro's eldest son, according to a report.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    REPORT: Diesel combustion drives this PM2.5 mess, said PCD latest study
    THAI AND MUNICIPAL authorities mounted a successful campaign years ago to control air pollution involving PM10 – particulate matter 10 microns in diameter or more. The problem since then – one that’s steadily worsening and more difficult to curb – is PM2.5.
    national
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    Tham Luang surveyed ahead of clean-up
    THE AUTHORITIES have started an initial survey of the Tham Luang Nang Non caves in Chiang Rai province, made famous by the headline-grabbing rescue of a team of young footballers in July.
    national
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