Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:54
CRUISE FOR FREE: Trial boat service links canals with trains and roads
Bangkokians and visitors can now commute conveniently from the Bang Wa skytrain station to the Khlong Bang Luang Market free-of-charge during weekends and public holidays from 8am to 6pm, thanks to a new trial boat service.
Sat, 28 Jul 2018 12:19
UK cave heroes returning to Thailand during Christmas holidays
Tourism and Sports Minister Weerasak Kowsurat said on Saturday that the British cave diving experts who played a key role in the Tham Luang rescue operation will be returning to Thailand during the long Christmas holidays.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:05
Holidays for the tech savvy
More and more Thai travellers are becoming tech savvy when it comes to finding local hot spots and hidden gems while on vacation, according to new research from Booking.com.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:03
People prepare for Eid al-Fitr holidays in Bangladesh
Bangladeshi people climb onto the roof of an overcrowded train at the Airport Railway Station in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Thursday.
Fri, 11 May 2018 01:00
Holidays dampen industrial sentiment
Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) dipped in April as a result of the Songkran holidays, said the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) while urging the government to expedite its move into the emerging markets and increase technology transfer measures.
Wed, 02 May 2018 10:10
Dollar holds gains ahead of Fed decision, Asia markets struggle
The dollar on Wednesday maintained most of its recent gains ahead of a key Federal Reserve policy announcement, while Asian equity markets struggled to gain traction as investors returned from public holidays across the region.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:00
All aboard for Hong Kong
Most Thai families with school age kids take their holidays during the long summer break and with just over two weeks left of vacation, now would be the perfect time to head to Hong Kong. Here are just some of the five unique destinations to get the summer ball rolling.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 13:14
Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang see sharp rise in arrivals during Songkran
The number of air passengers at the Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports grew significantly during the Songkran holidays when compared with the same period last year.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00
How does Thailand compare to the UK on drink driving?
Re: “Almost 200,000 drivers arrested for drink driving in five days of Songkran holidays” Thai PBS, and “Over 10,000 vehicles seized from drunk drivers so far this Songkran”, The Nation, April 16.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 19:04
Three-week crime suppression operations net illicit drugs worth Bt320m from 101 suspects
Police seized a large haul of narcotics with a street value of Bt320 million from 101 suspects in 88 drug busts during March 28-April 17 crime-suppression operations overlapping the Songkran holidays, deputy national police chief Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakhan told a press conference in Bangkok on Tuesday.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:39
Over 10,000 vehicles seized from drunk drivers so far this Songkran
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and related authorities have seized a total of 10,099 vehicles from drunk drivers in the first five days (April 11-15) of monitoring road accidents over the Songkran holidays.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00
Political parties worried as too many holidays in April delay re-registration
POLITICIANS continued to express concerns over the membership re-registration process for political parties and said it would be difficult to complete the formalities by the end of this month, as required, due to the great number of public holidays.
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:51
Thousands of vehicles, licences seized in first four days of holiday period
The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and related authorities seized a total of 7,067 vehicles from drunk drivers in the first four days (April 11-14) of monitoring road accidents over the Songkran holidays.
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 01:00
Road accidents continue higher trend even as revellers defy heat to celebrate Sonkgran
EVEN AS police claimed to push stricter law enforcement to suppress crimes during the Songkran Festival, the increase in the number of accidents, injuries and deaths on the road on the third day of this year’s “seven dangerous days” of the Songkran holidays raised doubts whether the preventive measures are working.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 13:53
2,991 vehicles seized for drunk driving in first three days of Songkran
The authorities have seized 2,991 vehicles from drunk drivers in their first three days of monitoring road accidents over the Songkran holidays, an Army spokeswoman said on Saturday.