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Loyal subjects continue to mourn King Rama IX - Phuket News

Loyal subjects continue to mourn King Rama IX

BANGKOK, 27 July 2017 (NNT) – People from across the nation continue to pay tribute to His Majesty the late King Rama IX at the Grand Palace. Since...
First postage stamp marking King Rama X’s 65th birthday unveiled - Phuket News

First postage stamp marking King Rama X’s 65th birthday unveiled

Thailand Post Company has released the first commemorative postage stamp of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on the occasi...
Thais continue to mourn King Rama IX - Phuket News

Thais continue to mourn King Rama IX

BANGKOK, 26 July 2017 (NNT) – People from all walks of life are constantly arriving at the Grand Palace to pay homage to His Majesty the late King R...
Football association to build its own stadium - Phuket News

Football association to build its own stadium

The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) plans to build a new football stadium with seating capacity for 50,000 people. FAT president Pol Gen Somyot...
Thailand: Chinese tourist claims platinum necklace ‘missing’ after hugging ladyboys - Phuket News

Thailand: Chinese tourist claims platinum necklace ‘missing’ after hugging ladyboys

A CHINESE tourist got more than he bargained for on Wednesday morning after hugging ladyboys in Pattaya, a city known as the sex capital of Thailand. ...
Cyber activists are fighting Thailand’s crackdown against online dissent - Phuket News

Cyber activists are fighting Thailand’s crackdown against online dissent

ON JUNE 9 2017, a Thai man was sentenced to 35 years in jail for sharing Facebook posts. The crime: he allegedly defamed the king. The post Cyber acti...
Thais release 1,066 turtles to celebrate new king’s birthday - Phuket News

Thais release 1,066 turtles to celebrate new king’s birthday

HUNDREDS of people gathered at a beach in Thailand on Wednesday to release 1,066 turtles into the sea as part of celebrations to mark the birthday o...
SAT to call for bids for organising MotoGP World Championship - Phuket News

SAT to call for bids for organising MotoGP World Championship

The Sport Authority of Thailand (SAT) is preparing to call for entities in the private sector to bid for the rights to organise MotoGP World Champions...
Is Thailand ready to tackle child sex trafficking? - Phuket News

Is Thailand ready to tackle child sex trafficking?

THE CONVICTION of 62 individuals in Thailand largest human-trafficking trial, including an army general, police officers, local politicians and other ...
1.8 billion baht set aside to promote use of rubber - Phuket News

1.8 billion baht set aside to promote use of rubber

The cabinet on Tuesday (July 25) decided to allocate 1.8 billion baht from the Central Fund to promote the use of rubber by various government bodies....
10-year-old boy hailed hero in savage dog attack - Phuket News

10-year-old boy hailed hero in savage dog attack

Ten-year-old Noppachai Rungruang becomes a young hero after he chased away a vicious dog and carried his 5-year-old neighbour, who sustained severe in...
Restoration of Royal Great Victory Chariot nearing completion - Phuket News

Restoration of Royal Great Victory Chariot nearing completion

BANGKOK, 25 July 2017 (NNT) – Further progress is being made on the restoration of Phra Maha Phichai Ratcharot, or the Royal Great Victory Chariot, ...
Philippines: Thailand or Indonesia ready to take over hosting 2019 Southeast Asian Games - Phuket News

Philippines: Thailand or Indonesia ready to take over hosting 2019 Southeast Asian Games

THAILAND or Indonesia could step forward to host the 30th Southeast Asian Games in 2019 following the Philippine government’s decision to give up th...
Thailand: Yingluck questions junta move to freeze bank accounts - Phuket News

Thailand: Yingluck questions junta move to freeze bank accounts

FORMER Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday questioned a move by Thailand's military government to freeze her assets in relation to a US$1 b...
Thai-Myanmar border market hit by floods - Phuket News

Thai-Myanmar border market hit by floods

Border market in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai was flooded after Mae Sai river overflowed banks and flooded houses and border markets along both side...
Thailand: Transgender boxer winning the fight for acceptance - Phuket News

Thailand: Transgender boxer winning the fight for acceptance

CLAD in a pink tank top and shorts, her face made up with rouge and red lipstick, transgender Muay Thai fighter Nong Rose Baan Charoensuk is a formida...
Mass ordination held in honor of HM King in Nonthaburi - Phuket News

Mass ordination held in honor of HM King in Nonthaburi

BANGKOK, 23 July 2017 (NNT) – Nonthaburi province has organized a mass ordination ceremony for 77 students of Anurat Prasit School on the occasion o...
Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem - Phuket News

Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem

 Two global tech forces are putting their mark — and money — into Southeast Asia’s nascent startup ecosystem, but they may not...
Chinese FM to visit Thailand tomorrow  - Phuket News

Chinese FM to visit Thailand tomorrow 

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay official visit to Thailand during July 23-24. During his two-day visit, Mr Yi will call on Prime Minister G...
Falling wig helps police identify suspected killer of a money-lender - Phuket News

Falling wig helps police identify suspected killer of a money-lender

Surat Thani provincial police yesterday (July 21) arrested a man after they gained strong evidence that he killed a 66-year-old money lender at her ho...
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