• Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:08
    Grab distributes masks to battle Bangkok pollution
    Grab Thailand says it has distributed 3,000 N95 respirator masks to motorcycle taxi riders to reduce the health threats from air pollution for the second consecutive year at the roadshow held by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to regulate and encourage safety for motorcycle taxi and taxi drivers.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    The long road to zero
    A Bangkok symposium on HIV/Aids looks at the progress being made to turn the disease from “epidemic” to “endemic”
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Meetings held to seek answer to Bangkok smog
    AS PUBLIC AGITATION over the hazardous air in Bangkok continues to grow, a fresh look at how to deal with PM2.5 particulates is underway, with consecutive meetings being held by the national pollution-control committee and environmental board.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:00
    Wildlife activists clear animal traps from Lauser National Park in Aceh
    Wildlife activist display illegal wildlife traps made from metal sling and rope confiscated from the Lauser National Park in Aceh, Indonesia on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:42
    March 24 set as the national election day : EC
    The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday sets March 24 as the national election day, EC’s chief Ittiporn Boonpracong said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:30
    Prisoners register for health-care scheme
    A total of 261,672 inmates, or 91 per cent of the country's 286,671 prisoners, have registered with the National Health Security Office (NHSO) for the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS), said NHSO chief Sakchai Kanjanawatana.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:25
    Election decree issued; EC to set date for national vote
    The expected royal decree ordering a general election of members of Parliament was issued on Wednesday (January 23).
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:10
    War Elephants return home
    Thailand’s national football team returned home on Tuesday after reaching the knockout stage of the Asian Cup in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
    sports
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Four held after bid to smuggle animal parts into Laos foiled
    A TIMELY police crackdown on a gang involved in transnational wildlife smuggling yielded more than 1,600 pieces of bear claws and tiger parts that were about to be smuggled into Laos.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Countdown begins for October 31 shutdown of 2G service
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) yesterday approved the three major telecom operators’ plan to pull the plug on their 2G cellular service at the same time – 11.59pm on October 31.
    Tech
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:16
    Countdown begins for October 31 shut-down of 2G service
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) board on Tuesday approved the plans of three major telecom operators to pull the plug on their 2G cellular service at the same time –11.59pm on October 31 this year.
    Economy
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Park area that villagers say is theirs surveyed
    A SURVEY team tasked with resolving allegations that farms in three villages are encroaching on the Pha Taem National Park in Ubon Ratchathani’s Khong Chiam district, inspected the 19 demarcation poles that had been put up by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in 1991.
    national
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:08
    Those behind Narathiwat temple attack ‘seek international attention, want us to use all-out suppression’, says PM 
    The people behind the deadly attack at a temple in Narathiwat province last week wanted to upgrade the attention given to the violence in the South to the international level and lure officials into conducting forceful suppression, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday.
    national
  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:05
    American cuisine with a Thai and Japanese twist
    Sri Panwa, the luxury resort in Phuket that’s famous for its stunning panoramic ocean-view pool villas, rooftop bar and its local and international culinary experiences, is bringing chef Noah Sandoval from Chicago’s two-Michelin-starred Oriole to showcase his contemporary American cuisine in a one-day-only pop-up event on January 25.
    tasty
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    Abe to propose global rules on data flow in Davos
    JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to propose creating international rules on the movement of personal and corporate data in a speech tomorrow to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, it has been learned.
    ASEAN+
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