• Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:20
    Urgent : Court petition to push for turning Bangkok into pollution-control zone
    Environment activist Srisuwan Janya will file a petition with the Administrative Court to have the prime minister, the national environment panel and the Bangkok governor declare the capital as a pollution-control zone. 
    national
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    SE Asia’s giant undergoes surgery to unclog traffic-congested arteries 
    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has spoken. “We cannot continue like this,” the former Jakarta governor told a meeting on Greater Jakarta traffic earlier this week.
    opinion
  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 13:54
    Big-hearted Loei governor sends chauffeur to drive injured girl to Children's Day celebration
    The Loei governor surprised a young girl by sending his chauffeur to drive her from her home to the provincial hall on Saturday after he learned that she had been injured in an accident and could not enjoy the Children's Day celebration.
    national
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:22
    BOT prepared for any dip in economy, says governor
    The Bank of Thailand is ready to act if the economy slows down sharply, Central Bank governor Veerathai Santiprabhob said on Thursday, while some analysts worry a stronger baht will hurt the economy.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:27
    Southern rail line back in service Monday afternoon
    Rail services suspended in the South following the recent flooding in Nakhon Si Thammarat will fully resume Monday afternoon, State Railway of Thailand acting governor Worwaut Mala said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:21
    Pattani storm damage described as ‘not severe’
    Pattani Governor Kraisorn Wisitwong said on Friday that damage from Tropical Storm Pabuk was not severe, but he warned agencies not to exaggerate the extent in their official reports in a bid for more relief funding.
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 11:49
    Phuket governor orders all ships ashore
    With a tropical storm closing in, Phuket Governor Phakkaphong Tavipatana has issued an official warning that ships “must” remain on shore in every district on the Andaman coast.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 07:00
    Six seaside areas in Nakhon Si Thammarat named disaster zones
    Nakhon Si Thammarat Governor Chamroen Tipayapongtada has designated six seaside districts of the province as disaster zones and ordered the evacuation of residents by this evening.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 19:00
    Sacred Phra Buddha Nawaraj Bopit statue on public view over New Year
    Bangkok Governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang presided over a ceremony on Monday to bring out the sacred Phra Buddha Nawaraj Bopit statue to be temporarily enshrined at Lan Khon Muang Plaza, for members of the public to worship it during the New Year holiday period.
    national
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:53
    Bodies of Korean golfers recovered downstream of accident
    The bodies of two elderly South Korean golfers who drowned in a river have been found and recovered, said Phitsanulok governor Pipat Ekpaphand on Thursday.
    national
  • 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
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 14:16
    City to foot medical, funeral bills of Jakartan tsunami victims: Anies
    The Jakarta governor has announced that the capital will be paying for the medical and funeral costs of Jakartans who were killed in the Sunda Strait tsunami that hit the Anyer coast in Banten province on Saturday evening.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 09:09
    Surat Thani governor helps rescue suicidal man
    The governor of Surat Thani convinced a suicidal man not to jump from the Sri Surat Bridge into the Tapi River on Wednesday night.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:00
    ‘Furious aunties’ lose challenge over city law
    THE CENTRAL Administrative Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Bangkok governor by a family whose members became known as “the furious aunties” after they bashed a pickup truck that blocked the driveway to their home.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:14
    Nine alternative spots found for 185 street vendors vacated from Sukhumvit road
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has found nine locations to support 185 street vendors who had been told to vacate from along Sukhumvit Road from Soi 1-21, and will this week summon the traders to discuss and register their details for space allocation, Deputy Bangkok Governor Sakolthee Phattiyakul said on Monday.
    national
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