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PM thanks Thais for celebrating Songkran in traditional style

BANGKOK - Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has thanked the Thai people for preserving cultural values during the annual Songkran Water Festival. Addressing the nation...

Songkran 2017 spurred over 45 billion Baht in spending in Thailand

Bangkok,– Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports says the total economic impact of spending during the Songkran 2017 holiday was 45.428 billion Baht (US$1.3...

Road Safety Center’s accident report on seventh day of seven dangerous...

The Road Safety Directing Center has released a road accident report for April 17th, the seventh day of the government’s road safety promotion campaign...

8,000 vehicles impounded from drunk drivers during Songkran

BANGKOK - The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has reported that over 8,000 vehicles were confiscated from drunk drivers over the Songkran...

Road Safety Center’s accident report on sixth day of seven dangerous...

The Road Safety Directing Center has released a road accident report for April 16th, the sixth of seven days of the government’s road safety...

Motorists encouraged to take rests driving long haul

BANGKOK, 16 April 2017 – The Highway Police is encouraging motorists to take rests if they feel tired when driving long distances, as fatigue...

Surat Thani stresses strict law enforcement measures to reduce and prevent...

SURAT THANI - Surat Thani province stresses strict law enforcement measures at the meeting of the committee of the Center for the Prevention and...

Transport Ministry ensures road safety for return journeys after Songkran

BANGKOK, 15 April 2017  – The Minister of Transport has called on all agencies to prepare to serve the traveling public returning to Bangkok...

Transport Co expects surge in bus passengers

BANGKOK –The Transport Company expects as many as 600,000 passengers up until the 18th April with extra services to be provided to relieve anticipated...

Lower death toll in first four Songrkan days

BANGKOK, 15th April 2017  – The number of injuries and deaths in the first four safety-campaign days of the Songkran holiday has been reduced,...

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Prayer session held to honor the Chakri Dynasty

Bangkok - A prayer session devoted to King Rama the Fourth, King Rama the Fifth, His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the late...

Tourism to northeast picking up as temperature winds down

Loei - Tourists have flocked to the northeastern region, especially Phu Kradueng , to enjoy cooler weather. The past weekend saw close to 3,000 campers...

MOPH seeks to tackle large overcrowding at hospitals

Bangkok - The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has introduced a seamless patient transfer system and hospital networking to reduce the overcrowding at hospitals. Public...

Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Seattle (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation,...

German police free hostage, injure suspect in train station

Berlin (AP) — German police stormed a pharmacy in Cologne's main train station Monday, freeing a woman who had been held hostage by a...

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