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23 May 2013 : Sales of all kinds of alcoholic drinks are banned from midnight Thursday until midnight Friday, May 24, Visakha Bucha Day, Deputy Public Health Minister Cholanan Srikaew said on Thursday.
23 May 2013 : Two fugitives wanted in Europe on charges including large-scale fraud have been arrested in Thailand, police said.on Thursday.
23 May 2013 : About 4.82 billion baht will be spent by people making merit on Visakha Bucha Day this Friday, according to a survey by the Economic and Business Forecasting Centre of the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTTC).
23 May 2013 : A 25-year-old man tied up by armed robbers managed to free himself of his bonds and then shot dead one of four gunmen who held up his uncle's food shop in Bang Pahun district of Ayutthaya province, a report said on Thursday.
23 May 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been ranked the 31st most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel retains her ranking as the most powerful.
23 May 2013 : CHAIYAPHUM - Hundreds of houses have been built in areas that will be under the water when two new dams are constructed, in the expectation the owners will be eligible for profitable compensation.
23 May 2013 : Exports for April were up 10.52% on April 2012, with a total value of US$18.70 billion, permanent secretary for commerce Watcharee Wimuktayon said on Thursday.
23 May 2013 : Bangkok police have arrested three men accused of selling parts from stolen motorbikes, and seized 3,450 speed pills and 50 grammes of crystal meth from one of the suspects.
23 May 2013 : Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung's reconciliation bill seeking a blanket amnesty for people involved in past political unrest has been filed with the House of Representatives.
23 May 2013 : A militant and a ranger were killed, and another ranger critically wounded, in a clash in Narathiwat’s Cho Airong district early Thursday morning, reports said.
23 May 2013 : The baht fell by the most in almost two weeks as speculation the US Federal Reserve will scale back its bond-buying damped demand for emerging-market assets.
23 May 2013 : The Gold Traders Association this morning announced buying prices at 19,025.80 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 19,300 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.