TRAVEL & AVIATION
01 Nov 2013 : A new regional survey shows four out of five Asians are in favour of a common visa arrangement that would allow them to visit all Asean states with a single visa.
31 Oct 2013 : Authorities on Thursday announced Koh Samet's Ao Phrao beach will reopen to tourists on Nov 1 following the oil spill on July 27 in which about 50,000 litres of crude oil leaked from a PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC) pipeline.
31 Oct 2013 : Almost 1,000 doctors, nurses and medical staff from different hospitals, in a rare public protest, took to the streets on Thursday to show their opposition to the blanket amnesty bill.
31 Oct 2013 : Metropolitan Police Bureau chief Kamronwit Thoopkrachang has issued urgent orders to transfer four senior police officers, whose family members and relatives have close links to the Democrat Party, from sensitive posts to Royal Thai Police Headquarters.
31 Oct 2013 : A 10-year-old Chinese boy jumped 30 floors to his death after failing to write a self-criticism letter demanded by his teacher, state media reported Thursday.
31 Oct 2013 : Pattaya - Twenty-five contestants from 17 countries, including Myanmar, are to compete in Pattaya for the crown of Miss International Queen on Friday, the ninth such pageant since 2004, organisers said.
31 Oct 2013 : Ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's integrity and assets could be restored through another legal process without the need to enter a trade-off with an unconstitutional amnesty procedure, the Nitirat Group said on Thursday.
31 Oct 2013 : The two-lane route used as a detour around part of the Phetkasem highway in Prachuap Khiri Khan, which has been closed by rubber protesters since Sunday, has been heavily damaged by the overwhelming number of vehicles, with repairs already estimated at 30 million baht.
31 Oct 2013 : Search teams on Thursday recovered the flight data recorders of a Lao Airlines plane that plunged into the Mekong River in bad weather killing all 49 people on board, officials said.
31 Oct 2013 : Supporters of the Democrat Party started gathering Thursday evening at Bangkok's Samsen railway station, where the opposition party has organised a mass rally against the government's amnesty bill.