Thailand

Initial investigation into deadly Bangkok motorcycle taxi brawl

PHTOTO: Naew Na There were 127 people involved with 58 people leading the fighting. 19 people are in custody, many…

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Somkid blames sluggish formation of Thai government for GDP downgrading

Deputy PM Somkid Jatusripitak is saying the delay in forming Thailand's next government caused the downgrading of the country's GDP…

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Lost and found: 5.4 million meth pills and ‘ice’ discovered in Chiang Mai cave

PHOTOS: Maesai news online 5.4 million methamphetamine pills and 185 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine have been found hidden in a…

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TAT chief blames high baht for drop in tourists to Thailand

Thailand's tourism numbers have been dropping over the past three months, against projections and when compared to year-on-year figures. And…

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SURVEY: Do you tip in Thailand?

Yesterday we asked readers to tell us what they do when it comes to tipping in Thailand. We noted that…

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Miracle at Tham Luang – The Thailand cave drama unfolds, a year on

On June 23, a year ago, only a few northern Thai locals and serious cave enthusiasts knew much about the…

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Passive smokers at home are suffering ‘domestic abuse’ – new law

Smoking in your own home in Thailand may now be considered a crime, if the smoke is considered harmful to…

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Unregistered hotels and lodgings told to get their paperwork in order, or close down

At least 5,000 of the country's estimated 23,000 unregistered small hotels are expected to get their paperwork in order. The…

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45 year old Swede arrested on Koh Chang over $11 million scam

SCREENSHOTS: Manager Online video 45 year old Swedish national, Roger Nils Jonas Karlsson, has been arrested in connection with a…

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34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok – preview

South-east Asian leaders will assemble for the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok this weekend to discuss a range of hot…

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Ayutthaya Elephant Palace to be relocated for park make-over

Ayutthaya Historical Park has sent a notice to the popular Ayutthaya Elephant Palace, located on Pa Ton road, to vacate…

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US Navy veteran locked up in Thai prison, family pleas for help

by Lauren Talarico A US Navy veteran from Texas remains locked up in a Thai prison for something his family…

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‘Fast and Furious 9’ to be partly filmed in southern Thailand, including Phuket

The latest sequel of the 'Fast and Furious' movie franchise will partly be filmed in Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi and…

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70 million baht set aside for planning and EIS for new light rail in Pattaya

PHOTOS: Pattaya Watchdog Pattaya City Hall has is putting aside 70 million baht for preliminary planning, design work and Environmental…

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Seven injured after bus rolls over in Sisaket bus incident

PHOTOS: หมวดทางหลวงภูสิงห์ Seven passengers have sustained injuries in a bus accident in Sisaket, far-east Thailand. Emergency responders were notified of…

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Roi Et tractor driver injured after sedan embeds itself in the driver’s cabin

PHOTOS: Asok Jaturapak Piman Rescue Foundation A tractor driver has sustained injuries after colliding with a sedan in Roi Et…

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Visa run to Penang – a personal experience in Thailand (2019)

This story was one person's experience of the visa process in Penang. It should not be regarded as 'typical' or…

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Luxury condos change the face of Sathorn Road in Bangkok

by Somluck Srimalee, The Nation From Sathorn junction to Taksin Bridge, the riverside section of Sathorn Road has been transformed…

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‘Phoenix’ fails to attract any bidders at auction. Sits rotting in Phuket boatyard.

Last month's auction to sell Phoenix, the tour boat that capsized causing the drowning of 47 Chinese tourists on July…

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Taxi drives on wrong side of the road, collides with sedan, injures two

Two people have been injured after a Toyota Camry crashed into a taxi driving the wrong way along a road in…

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