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New Thai E-Driving licences are 95% complete

Thailand law makers are looking to amend the 1979 Land Transport act to bring together databases from the Road Transport…

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Air quality for Thailand – January 18

Northern Thailand Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected. Central…

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Weather for January 18

Bangkok Mostly cloudy. High 30ºC. Winds NE at 10 to 15 km/h. Phuket Partly cloudy, with a possible thunderstorm. High…

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Thailand pledges to soften harsh refugee policies

PHOTO: Toronto Star Thailand’s immigration chief is pledging an upgrade of the country’s draconian treatment of refugees following the intense…

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Thai monk caught 11 years later for sex with a minor

A monk accused of sexually abusing a 14 year old girl eleven years ago has finally been apprehended by the…

17 hours ago

Exemption of visa on arrival fees to boost Chinese New Year

The exemption of fees for visa on arrival is expected is expected to boost Chinese arrivals during the Chinese New…

20 hours ago

Australian woman deported for overstaying visa by over 100 days

PHOTOS: Facebook/Claire Johnson An Australian woman, who was caught overstaying her visa by 111 days, will be released from detention…

21 hours ago

Up to 10K baht paid to Thai women for marriage license

PHOTO: Immigration Bureau Indian men have been paying up to 10,000 Baht to Thai women for a marriage license. Thairath is…

23 hours ago

Burmese man shot after allegedly attacking policeman with knife

A Burmese man has been shot and injured after allegedly attacking a policeman with a knife yesterday afternoon. Police claim…

23 hours ago

Foreign teacher to be deported after his arrest over rape in Pathum Thani

PHOTOS: Immigration Bureau / Lamlukka Police Station The male Pakistani teacher, who was charged with rape this week in Pathum…

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Air quality for Thailand – January 17

Northern Thailand Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very…

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Weather for January 17

Bangkok Generally clear. High 33ºC. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 km/h. Phuket Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 31ºC.…

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Election 2019: Put it in your calendar – March 10

PHOTO: Protesters in Bangkok demanding the Thai Government announce election dates Bets are on for a March 10 election date…

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PM Prayut kicks the election can down the road

PHOTO: The Nation February 24? No. March? April? Maybe May? PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has reaffirmed today that election will definitely…

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The internet booms and print languishes in 2019 advertising spend

Thailand's Digital advertising market spend is poised to reach 124 billion baht in 2019. That's a growth of nearly 5%.…

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Air quality for Thailand – January 16

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Weather for January 16

Bangkok Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. High 33ºC. Winds NE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chiang Mai Generally clear.…

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Thai ‘hijacking’ elephants get GPS collar trackers

PHOTO: WWF A new project has been launched in the restricted forest areas of eastern Thailand where wildlife officials are…

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Man arrested after killing five family members in Uttaradit

PHOTO: Khaosod A man who shot his pregnant wife, parents-in-law and two other relatives to death, is now in custody.…

3 days ago

Thai woman arrested for killing German husband in 10 million baht insurance scam

A Thai woman has been arrested by the Crime Suppression Division for allegedly having planned and murdered her husband with…

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