Pub inferno charges

Pub inferno charges

The real owner of Mountain B pub, Somyos Panprasong, surrenders to police and is charged over the horrific fire on Aug 5 which has so far claimed 19 lives.

13:15 21

Illegal fishing

A foreign tourist arrested in Phuket for catching parrotfish in the waters of Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park, after a TikTok video of him spearfishing attracted local outrage.

11:53 43
Illegal fishing

B8 too expensive

Instant noodle manufacturers want permission to lift the price of a serving of instant noodles by two baht - but the commerce minister says that is too much.

14:35 9
B8 too expensive

Tensions thwart growth

Geopolitical tensions have pressured Thailand's economic expansion this year.

06:43 35
Tensions thwart growth

Instant noodle brands seek price hike

Manufacturers of the five largest instant noodle brands for the first time join forces to call on the Commerce Ministry to allow them to raise their prices.

05:48 61
Instant noodle brands seek price hike

Minnows seek ruling on list MP formula

Small parties will ask the Constitutional Court to rule if the use of the number 100 to calculate party-list seats is against the constitution.

04:00 3
Minnows seek ruling on list MP formula

OAG to indict four over Billy's death

Prosecutors decided to indict a former chief of Kaeng Krachan National Park over the disappearance and murder of a Karen rights activist in 2014.

05:00 14
OAG to indict four over Billy's death

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