• Mon, 25 Mar 2019 17:07
    Unofficial results show Pheu Thai a winner in Lower House
    The Election Commission (EC) has just announced the official tally for constituency MPs, showing that Pheu Thai Party has won 137 of the 350 seats on offer.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Turnout at 65% lower than expected
    The Election Commission (EC) president Ittiporn Boonpracong concluded on Sunday that 65.96 per cent of eligible voters had turned up to exercise their right, and postponed the announcement of initial election results to Monday after 90 per cent of the votes had been counted.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 18:17
    Sudarat says largest party must be invited to form govt
    Pheu Thai Party leader Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan thanked voters and said the party which wins the most number of Lower House seats must be allowed to form the government as used to be the practice.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:00
    Splendid in Si Sa Ket
    With its Kmer ruins, breathtaking scenery and welcoming residents, this lower Isaan province is perfect for a weekend break
    big read
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Experts make dire predictions as lower than average rain forecast
    MOST OF THAILAND will face drought and water shortages this year based on both current water supplies and weather forecasts, but the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) insists that, with good management of resources, we won’t go thirsty.
    national
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:38
    PM thanks King for birthday flowers 
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday expressed his gratitude to HM the King for his birthday flowers. 
    national
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:00
    Appeals Court upholds ex-soldier’s murder conviction
    The Appeals Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's July 2018 conviction of a former army sergeant, Polkrit Wiset, who abducted and killed his ex-girlfriend before burning her body in a remote area of Saraburi.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:27
    Northern pollution levels fall
    While the Pollution Control Department (PCD) on Wednesday reported lower PM2.5 dust particle amounts in nine northern provinces, several stations still cited dangerous levels.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Xi’an gets flower power
    Xi’an, one of the oldest cities in China and considered an imperial city during the Sui and Tang dynasties 1,300 years ago, has launched a “Flower City” project, which will feature flower-lined streets, gardens and paths, as well as floral galleries and fields.
    World
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:13
    GSB reports progress on policy to support the least advantaged
    The Government Savings Bank or GSB on Monday gave an update on aspects of its 20-year business strategy, which aims to create jobs for lower-income people, improve the quality of life for ageing citizens and support small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:13
    ‘Malila’ a five-time winner at film awards but ‘Samui Song’ draws a blank
    “Malila” (“The Farewell Flower”) is the big winner at the 15th Kom Chad Luek awards, winning in five of its seven film categories while the most-nominated film, “Samui Song”, missed out entirely. The awards were announced at the Thailand Cultural Centre on Tuesday.
    national
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    MORTGAGES FOR POOR SCHEME GETS BUDGET BOOST
    Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has ordered Government Housing Bank to launch a second phase of mortgage loans for lower-income people after the first phase succeeded in getting more applications than expected. 
    Real Estate
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 12:05
    Driver hurt as van ploughs into Udomsuk Skytrain steps
    Traffic was slowed on lower Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok Sunday morning when a public-transport van smashed into the staircase of the Udomsuk Skytrain station at about 7am.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00
    Tourists treated to stunning view of yellow flowers
    Tourists enjoy the sight of the yellow flowers of the Tabebuia Chrysantha, more commonly known in English as the Golden Trumpet Tree, in full bloom in Nan’s Thung Chang district.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    Extra HK$50bn funding in push for port city’s tech hub goal
    DESPITE a lower-than-expected HK$58.7 billion (Bt237.75 billion) surplus, Hong Kong will still persevere in its efforts to turn the city into a smart, technology and innovation hub in the region, aiming to splash an extra HK$45 billion on high-tech spending, in line with the plan spelt out in the recently unveiled Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area blueprint.
    ASEAN+
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