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PM: government and army are on good terms

BANGKOK, 3 July 2012-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said in her statement that her luncheon with Army Commanders was not for a special occassion, citing...

DSI fears Thailand’s status on human-trafficking list will worsen

BANGKOK, 20 June 2012  – The Department of Special Investigations (DSI) has expressed concerns that Thailand’s possible repositioning on the US watch list for...

EGAT to purchase 390 megawatts of electricity from Laos

BANGKOK, 12 June 2012  – Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand has been given a nod to purchase 390 megawatts of electricity (EGAT) from...

Number of new factories registered in May nosedived

BANGKOK, 5 June 2012  – The number of new factories opening up in May has dropped four folds from that of the same...

ICT signs MOU with China, acquiring 400,000 tablets

BANGKOK, 10 May 2012– The Thai government has signed an MOU with a Chinese tablet manufacturer who agrees to provide Thailand with 400,000 tablet...

Commerce Ministry: Thailand still top rice exporter

BANGKOK, 6 May 2012  – With high demand from Bangladesh, the Philippines and Indonesia, the Commerce Ministry has expressed that Thailand will not...

The Road Toll

I try to shy away from contentious subjects in this column, as it was designed to be a lighthearted look at things motoring,...

Ranger wounded in presumed insurgent attack on Pattani base

PATTANI, Jan 30 -- One Thai government ranger was wounded in a presumed insurgent assault on their Pattani base, while four local residents...

Govt eyes setting up industrial estates on borders

BANGKOK, Jan 6 - The Thai government will press ahead with setting up industrial estates along Thailand's borders to support more investment and link...

PM award affirms MUIC’s contribution to international education

  The Thai government recognized the academic excellence of Mahidol University International College (MUIC) when it awarded the school recently with the Prime Minister’s...

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Dutch tourist dies after fatal fall at mansion in south Pattaya

PATTAYA, Thailand - A tragic incident unfolded at a six-story mansion on Soi Buakhao, South Pattaya at 4 p.m. on July 17, resulting in...

Foreign tourist rescued from stuck elevator in Pattaya luxury condo

PATTAYA, Thailand - A foreign tourist was rescued after being trapped inside an elevator at a luxury condo on Soi 16 Naklua at 11:30...

Decades-long chronic flooding plagues residents of East Pattaya

PATTAYA, Thailand - A brief but intense downpour on the morning of July 11 led to severe flooding in Pattaya, with water levels rising...

Foreign scammers target tourists at Pattaya night market

PATTAYA, Thailand - Pattaya residents have raised concerns regarding a group of foreigners, purported to be Pakistanis, who are allegedly scamming tourists at the...

Police crackdown on rowdy Middle Eastern bikers in South Pattaya

PATTAYA, Thailand - Following numerous complaints from local residents about disturbances caused by Middle Eastern tourists riding motorcycles, honking horns, and revving engines in...