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PM admires Thai students’ accomplishments from 13th JISO

BANGKOK - The Prime Minister expressed admiration for the achievement of Thai students who won one gold medal and five silver medals from the...

CDC issues Zika special travel considerations for 11 SE Asian countries

The US Communicable Diseases Control (CDC) Department on Thursday issued Zika special considerations for 11 Southeast Asian countries, warning American citizens, especially pregnant women,...

Help given to unpaid Thai fishermen in Indonesia

BANGKOK – The Department of Labour Protection and Welfare (DLPW) had provided assistance to 159 Thai fishermen working in Indonesia left without pay and...

Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

SIAK, Indonesia (AP) — Officials in Indonesia are using trained elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses to help patrol forests and control fires....

Governors appointed to assist haze affected public

BANGKOK– The governors of provinces affected by the haze have been ordered to provide relief operations to the affected public, as an integrated effort...

Southern Thailand hit by the worst haze from Indonesia ever

BANGKOK (AP) — Southern Thailand was hit Thursday by the most severe haze ever from forest fires in Indonesia, forcing all schools in a...

Health warnings in South due to Indonesian haze

BANGKOK - The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has issued a warning over health concerns affected by haze in Indonesia, blanketing seven provinces of...

Haze no impact on tourism

BANGKOK, 9 October 2015 - Tourism in southern provinces has not been affected by haze from Indonesia, judging from the increasing number of tourist...

Social development minister concerned over haze-affected southerners

BANGKOK, 8 October 2015  – Social Development and Human Security Minister Adul Sangsingkaew said the health of many people in southern Thailand has been...

Thai crewman abducted in Nigeria freed

BANGKOK, Aug 24 - Thailand’s Foreign Minister announced that a Thai crewman who was kidnapped by pirates off the Nigerian coast early this month...

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Nightlife paused as Pattaya observes Asalha Bucha Day and Buddhist Lent

PATTAYA, Thailand -  Pattaya was abuzz with activity as Thai and foreign Buddhist devotees flocked to temples to observe Asalha Bucha Day on July...

The restaurant owner who runs Pattaya’s Walking Street

PATTAYA, Thailand - Sukhraj Kalra (Chup) should know a thing or two about Walking Street. He owns the only Indian restaurant on the strip...

Pattaya sees smooth traffic flow during Buddhist Lent holiday

PATTAYA, Thailand - During the extended Buddhist Lent holiday weekend from July 20-22, Pattaya experienced a notable surge in traffic activity. Major roads, including...

Beggars’ menace escalates during Buddhist Lent ceremonies at Pattaya temples

PATTAYA, Thailand - On the evening of July 20, as Wat Chai Mongkol Temple in South Pattaya was bustling with activity for its Buddhist...

Thepprasit Road collapse exposes Pattaya’s infrastructure failures

PATTAYA, Thailand - The collapse of a section of the newly built Thepprasit Road is not just a matter of infrastructure failure but a...