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His Majesty urges Thais to elect ‘good people’ in today’s election

His Majesty the King has quoted from a speech delivered by his father, the late King Bhumibol, to urge voters…

10 hours ago

“A clean and fair election”, EC assures international delegates

Thailand's Election Commission has assured representatives from 11 nations and one international electoral watchdog organisation of a clean and fair…

23 hours ago

Eight Burmese migrants drown, two still missing in Kanchanaburi road crash

Eight Burmese migrants drowned along with two others that are missing, presumed dead, after a van they were travelling in…

23 hours ago

Thailand ‘slightly impacted’ from a no deal Brexit

The EU has agreed to postpone Brexit from next Friday and give UK PM Theresa May time to get her…

1 day ago

Deputy PM promises ‘no coup’ after the election

Thailand's Deputy PM General Prawit Wongsuwan is hosing down speculation that there could be another coup after the March 24 general election…

2 days ago

King awards rescuers of Mu Pa football team

His Majesty the King has awarded 187 people, including 115 foreigners, with The Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunabhorn for the…

2 days ago

Mu Pa football team helps recover equipment from Tham Luang Caves

PHOTOS: The Chiang Rai PR Office The 27 year old Coach Aek (left), and other members from the Mu Pa…

2 days ago

Alcohol ban again this weekend around Thailand

The election is two days away. That means Thais go to the polls for the first time since 2011. It…

2 days ago

Heavier traffic violation penalties being discussed by police

Heavier penalties for drink-drivers and repeat offenders on Thai roads are under scission between traffic police and other agencies. Maj-General…

2 days ago

Some election results out by 8pm Sunday night

More than 92,000 polling stations will be operating this Sunday for the national poll to elect a new Government. Seven…

2 days ago

800 million baht of drugs seized in three recent busts

by Jessada Chantharak Police have seized a total of eight million methamphetamine pills, 2,070 grams of crystal methamphetamine and 1,546…

3 days ago

Foreign Affairs denies attempts to extradite Thaksin from Hong Kong

PHOTO: The happy couple and 'dad', in HK for tomorrow's wedding The director of the foreign affairs department of the…

3 days ago

Thungyai wildlife chief could appeal for a heavier penalty for Premchai

Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary chief Wichien Chinnawong, hailed as a hero for standing up to Premchai and taking his case to court,…

3 days ago

Future Forward’s Thanathorn demands an apology from conservative Nation TV

The Future Forward Party leader is demanding an apology from Nation TV for broadcasting an edited voice clip that makes…

3 days ago

Thaksin is in Hong Kong. Thailand wants to extradite him.

The exiled former Thai PM, Thaksin Shinawatra, is in Hong Kong to be part of the wedding party in the…

4 days ago

Choosing sides. Abhisit Vejjajiva will have to choose after Sunday.

PHOTO: The Nation Sunday's election will not be the end, it will only be another episode in a two-decade long…

4 days ago

“I’m sorry” – Premchai granted bail

“There is one thing.  I am sorry.” PHOTO: Thai PBS Thailand’s billionaire construction magnate says he was “sorry” after being granted…

4 days ago

Premchai verdict and prison sentence comes just 5 days before the election

Premchai Karnasutra, once listed among Thailand's richest people, has been found guilty in a Kanchanaburi court of poaching protected animals,…

5 days ago

Premchai imprisoned for 16 months – Kanchanaburi

PHOTO: Premchai arrives for this morning's verdict - Khaosod English Premchai Karnasutra, the Thai construction tycoon, has been imprisoned for…

5 days ago

Six per cent of Thai university students have attempted suicide

Recent research reveals a disturbing finding that over 6 per cent of university students have attempted suicide. The study findings…

5 days ago