Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:38:45
Foreign guests flee as smoke pours from two hotel lifts
The malfunctions of two unoccupied elevators in the same Bangkok hotel, one of which dropped from the 24th floor to then get stuck at the 16th, sent some guests running for fear of their safety as smoke poured out of the lift shafts on Friday morning.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:28:48
Thai AirAsia buying seven new planes
The low-cost carrier Thai AirAsia Co Ltd (TAA) this year is planning to acquire seven aircraft to bring its fleet to 63 aircraft, according to its statement on Thursday.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Yingluck may hold press conference in Hong Kong
FUGITIVE former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to hold a press conference in Hong Kong soon – her first since fleeing Thailand last August.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:45:00
SIA to introduce new Dreamliner
Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced Osaka as the first scheduled destination for its new Boeing 787-10 fleet with services expected to begin as early as May.
Sun, 04 Feb 2018 12:39:08
Life without a country
The photo exhibition “'Exodus Deja-Vu” focusing on the refugee crisis throughout the world comes to the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre from Tuesday (February 6) to February 18, showcasing the works of seven photojournalists and photographers who have closely followed and captured the perilous journey of those forced to flee their homes.
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:57:01
Police and soldiers hunt for bank robbers in Chachoengsao
Police and soldiers searched a village in Chachoengsao for almost five hours but failed to locate two bank robbers who were seen fleeing to there on Wednesday evening.
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 18:26:34
Anti-coup activist Chanoknan flees country to avoid lese majeste trial
An anti-coup activist has claimed to have fled the country after receiving a police summons in a case in which she is accused of lese majeste.
Sun, 28 Jan 2018 11:51:33
Huge quantities of meth retrieved as suspects flee after shootout
Drug suspects fled leaving behind 530,000 meth-amphetamine tablets following a brief gunfight with officials at a checkpoint in Chiang Rai province’s Mae Sai district on Saturday night.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:46:18
Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano
Millions of tonnes of ash and rocks from an erupting Philippine volcano could bury nearby communities due to heavy rain, authorities said Saturday, as tens of thousands flee over fears of a deadly explosion.
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Taxi drivers still fleecing tourists at the airport
We have just enjoyed a great holiday in beautiful Phuket. On our way back, the comfort of Thai International business class helped us to forget the trauma of loading and reloading our luggage at the entrance to Phuket Airport. This system is hell: my last experience like this was in the Communist Bloc of the 1970s.
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Migrant hopes for France freeze on Italian mountain trail
Cisse and Ibrahim have never seen snow before. After fleeing crisis-hit Libya by boat and making their way up Italy, the exhausted pair trudge in flimsy trainers along a pitch-black mountain trail in a night-time bid to reach France.
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 01:00:00
HRW report on fishing exposes toothless Thai rights watchdog
Re: “HRW report finds forced labour, rights abuses of migrant workers still widespread in Thai fishing fleets”, The Nation, yesterday.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:43:22
HRW report finds forced labour, rights abuses of migrant workers still widespread in Thai fishing fleets
While the government has said it is committed to reforms in the management of migrant workers, a newly released Human Rights Watch (HRW) report says forced labour and rights abuses are still widespread in the Kingdom’s fishing fleets.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:35:10
Taxi driver arrested for stealing from two abandoned British tourists
A taxi driver has been arrested for leaving two British tourists in Nakhon Pathom and fleeing with their cash and credit cards after they chartered his taxi for a trip to a floating market in Ratchaburi.
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:48:20
Rogue elephant forced back into Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary
A wild elephant that has been blamed for several fatalities and raided farms from Chanthaburi to Sa Kaew earlier in the month before fleeing to Cambodia has returned to the Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary.