• Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:31
    15 drugs sacks intercepted in Chiang Rai integrated police operation
    Thai authorities on Friday declared a successful interception of 2.2 million methamphetamine pills and 11 kilograms of crystal meth or “ice” in the northern border province of Chiang Rai.
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  • Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:06
    Rohingya in Satun detention as human-trafficking probe continues
    The Thai authorities on Wednesday morning sent 70 alleged illegal immigrants (65 Rohingya refugees and five Myanmar men) to detention at the Satun Immigration Police Office and two local police stations.
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2019 01:00
    Spate of attacks on junta critics a dangerous trend
    Thai authorities should urgently and impartially investigate assaults on three prominent pro-democracy activists since May. Police have yet to arrest any suspects for the violent attacks, raising serious concerns about possible government involvement.
  • Mon, 13 May 2019 22:04
    Families, friends of missing lese-majeste trio  seek help from NHRC, EU and Vietnam Embassy
    The families and friends of three missing Thai political refugees on Monday submitted letters to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Vietnam Embassy and the European Union Delegation in Bangkok after the Thai authorities denied having any knowledge of their whereabouts.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    Seasteaders made fatal mistake in measuring distance
    Oh dear, Thai authorities got their knickers in a twist over a couple who want to live in a floating bathtub, ridiculous!
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  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:35
    Couple flee after Phuket authorities target their sea home
    An American man and his partner who set up a “seasteading” structure off the coast of Phuket say they are in hiding after facing criminal charges by the Thai authorities related to their waterborne homestead.
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 16:06
    Motorcycle smuggling gang’s plans thwarted at private Ranong port
    Thai authorities intercepted a boat at the weekend, thwarting a gang’s plan to smuggle six stolen motorcycles from Thailand to Myanmar by sea.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:47
    World rights body warns of ‘turn for the worse’
    New York-based Human Rights Watch on Wednesday urged Thai authorities to investigate renewed attacks on prominent pro-democracy activist Ekachai Hongkangwan and others.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
    Vaccines being readied to avert flu outbreak
    THAI authorities are preparing 7 million flu vaccines for distribution among seven at-risk groups as well as 400,000 doses for medical personnel and people whose jobs expose them to flu as part of measures to control influenza outbreak this year.
  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
    Govt pharmaceutical agency officially opens first legal greenhouse to grow cannabis
    THE COUNTRY’S first legal cannabis plantation was officially opened by Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) yesterday, as the authorities work toward developing cannabis-based medicines that are affordable for all patients.
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Shameful behaviour by Thai authorities is being seen around the world
    Is the junta in Bangkok aware of the extremely bad publicity it has generated for Thailand internationally with its apparently masochistic detainment – notably with medieval shackling, seen around the world thanks to global TV coverage – of an Australian refugee, a soccer player of Middle East origin, who did nothing wrong but come on holiday to Thailand?
    your say
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
    Have Thai authorities changed their mind about attracting ex-pats?
    To require ex-pats to maintain Bt800,000 in a Thai bank or deposit Bt65,000 into a Thai bank every month is what it is – a Thai Immigration law or directive.
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  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thai officials deny any role in the deaths of Surachai’s aides
    THAI AUTHORITIES yesterday denied they played any role in the disappearance of two anti-monarchy activists who were found dead in the Mekong River, while the whereabouts of another dissident remain unknown. Senior officials have denied having any links with the deaths, saying they took place outside the Kingdom.
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 14:35
    Thailand on alert for virus-laden Chinese pork
    Thai authorities are carefully screening pork products being carried in by travellers from China and Mongolia after the World Organisation for Animal Health warned last week of outbreaks of African swine fever in those countries.
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Investigation reveals foreign poachers targeting Thai tigers
    New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. Freeland congratulates Thai authorities for making this discovery and arresting one gang already.
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