Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:44
Thais lead world in travelling solo
Twenty-eight per cent of Thais travelled overseas on their own in the past two years, more on average than other nationalities in the Asia-Pacific region and the world as a whole.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:37
More Thais travel 'solo', study finds
Over a quarter of Thais (28 per cent) have travelled overseas “solo” in the past two years, ahead of the Global (24 per cent) and Asia-Pacific (23 per cent) averages, according to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Cambodia sees spike in visitors during three-day water festival
SOME 4.5 million people attended the three-day water festival in Phnom Penh, of which around 12,000 were foreigners, while some 925,000 tourists travelled to the provinces, of which 842,000 were local.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:55
Thai travel blogger Mark Wiens enjoys chapli kebabs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Noted Thai food expert, blogger and author Mark Wiens recently travelled to Mardan and Peshawar along with his wife, child and a photographer to experience different traditional dishes and beverages of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa besides paying visit to a few heritage sites.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
Unlike PETA, Heinecke’s Minor International has made huge strides in elephant welfare
Shame on PETA, and in particular its Asia vice president, Jason Baker. You may have travelled to Asia over the past 20 years but I have made regular visits to Thailand for the last 60 years and repeatedly witnessed Bill Heinecke put his money where his mouth is and lead his Minor International team in doing something positive about the care of elephants.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:30
Rogue crocodile could be a mixed breed: expert
An expert believes that Yanui, the much-travelled crocodile that patrolled the beaches of Phuket for several weeks, has a mixed heritage. However, more DNA tests are being conducted.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:39
Alarm raised over crowding at cave search site
Several rescue teams have travelled to Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district to join efforts to find 12 young footballers and their deputy coach who went missing in the flooded limestone cave at the weekend.
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 03:00
Female disciple who ‘helped senior monk flee to Laos’ being interrogated
PHRA PHROMMEDHI, the assistant abbot of Wat Samphanthawongsaram, who was wanted for alleged embezzlement of National Buddhism Office (NBO) funds, escaped to Laos with assistance from a disciple and has since travelled to an unknown destination further north, a police investigation found.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:22
Prosecutor postpones ‘Saipan’ case over inappropriate photos on social media
Apinya Sakuljaroensuk or “Saipan” an actress age 28 and a suspect in a computer-related crime act, on Friday travelled along with her boyfriend, Nantawooti Boonrapsap, to the Office of the Attorney General for a 9am meeting to discuss their case.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00
From frying pan to frying pan?
The tragic story of Joanna Daniela Demafelis makes the blood boil. The young woman travelled to Kuwait in 2014 to help her family at home make ends meet. With her earnings as a domestic helper, she promised to repair the family house and send her younger siblings to school.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00
Last-stretch traffic safety effort as road statistics improve over holiday
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha urged officers to strictly enforce traffic laws and provide security for people on the roads and at public transport stations as they travelled back to Bangkok on the last day of the New Year long weekend yesterday.
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:39
UN envoy heads to North Korea as nuclear tensions soar
Beijing - A senior United Nations official travelled to North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit aimed at defusing soaring tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 10:33
US shooter wired $100,000 to partner in Philippines: NBI
MANILA - Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock transferred $100,000 to his girlfriend in the Philippines who travelled there last month, authorities in Manila said Wednesday, citing the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:00
Police hunt for more suspects in Yingluck escape investigation
POLICE are searching for a man who allegedly met former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Cambodia border after she travelled from Bangkok to Sa Kaew province.
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:30
Better planning makes for better holidays
A regional survey commissioned by Beringer Vineyards, Napa Valley, has revealed that while the majority (86 per cent) of Thais claim to long for their next vacation and most consider themselves well-travelled (74 per cent), over three quarters (82 percent) believe that they could have maximised their annual leave if only they were better at travel planning.