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Special Report: Thailand celebrates 2,600th anniversary of Buddha’s Enlightenment

Vesak day generally commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing of the Lord Buddha. However, Vesak 2012, which falls on June 4, holds a special...

Diana Group hosts ‘mind healing’ program for flood victims

The Diana Group hosted a “mind healing project” to help ease the stress of Thai flood victims and others concerned about the crisis....

Sattahip marks end of Buddhist Lent

Sattahip Buddhists marked the end of three months of Buddhist Lent with merit making ceremonies and re-enactments of Lord Buddha’s return to earth...

Thailand, Cambodia join ‘Dhamma Yatra’ call for peace

SA KAEO, May 16 -- A Thai Buddhist group and its Cambodian counterpart joined with 'Dhamma Yatra' Buddhist pilgrims to urge their ...

Pattaya celebrates Makha Bucha Day

Pattaya Buddhists turned out at temples throughout the area to celebrate Makha Bucha Day on Friday. Wat Chaimongkol temple...

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Koh Larn studies navy’s trash-processing method

PATTAYA - Koh Larn officials may adopt a method used by the Royal Thai Navy to help resolve the island’s trash crisis. Island headsman Booncherd Boonying...

Police say they have car ex-prime minister used to flee

Bangkok (AP) —Police on Friday examined a car they believe was used to help former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country ahead of...

Satun hit by third and most severe bout of flooding

Satun, south Thailand - Satun province has been hit by its third and most severe wave of flooding this year with residents put on...

Bomb kills 4 soldiers, wounds 6 in southern Thailand

Hat Yai (AP) — A roadside bomb killed four army rangers and wounded five other rangers and a civilian Friday in the nation's insurgency-plagued...

Royal crematorium close to completion

Bangkok - Deputy Prime Minister Gen Thanasak Patimaprakorn, has visited Sanam Luang royal plaza to observe the construction of the royal crematorium, along with...

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