Imran Khan: Generals want to stop me from winning
LAHORE, Pakistan: Imran Khan says Pakistan’s military establishment wants to stop his opposition party from winning the next election, paving the way for a weak government as the country seeks to stave off a financial crisis.
Video of councillor calling out graft goes viral
A video of a municipal council member exposing alleged corruption by a municipal mayor in the purchase of computers for two schools has gone viral, winning praise from social media users.
Drunken provincial councillor fires into police booth
PHETCHABUN: A drunken provincial councillor who opened fire at a police booth in Bung Sam Phan district has reported to police after the incident was caught on surveillance video.
UK jails drug boss extradited from Thailand
LONDON: A British drug kingpin has been extradited home from Thailand to serve a lengthy jail term after spending years on the run, UK police said on Saturday.
EC chief: Poll endorsement won't take too long
Election Commission chairman Ittiporn Boonpracong is confident poll results will be endorsed faster than they were in 2019, when the process took 45 days.
Lao woman arested for 'trafficking 14-year-old' in bar raid
A 35-year-old Lao woman was arrested and charged with allegedly luring a 14-year-old girl into the flesh trade during a raid on a karaoke bar in Muang district of Narathiwat province on Friday night.
Ploughing through history in Phetchaburi
We reflect on the origins of the ploughing ceremony in Phetchaburi and emphasise the importance of preserving this local wisdom for a sustainable future.
Online scammers tout child modelling jobs
The Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) is warning parents about child-modelling scams on Facebook after victims lodged complaints alleging they are a hook to sell things.
Indian train crash death toll rises to 288
At least 288 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in a three-train collision, India’s deadliest rail accident in more than 20 years.
RID to fill reservoir to offset El Nino effect
The Royal Irrigation Department is planning to fill the Prasae Reservoir with water to anticipate a possible worsening dry spell in the Eastern region this month.
Biden hails averting 'catastrophic' default in Oval Office speech
WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden told Americans on Friday in a rare Oval Office address that the debt ceiling bill passed by Congress after weeks of wrangling saved the country from "economic collapse."
Partial Pink Line launch urged as traffic worsens
The Department of Rail Transport (DRT) is urging the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) to partially launch the main routes of the Pink Line monorail in a bid to ease traffic congestion.
Drones fly medicine 12km to island hospital
The Public Health Ministry successfully used drones to fly a 12-kilometre journey across the sea to deliver medicine to a hospital on Koh Puyu in Satun province.
Ex-EC official throws light on Pita issue
The outcome of a probe into Move Forward Party (MFP) leader Pita Limjaroenrat's alleged ineligibility to contest the elections will not impact his approval of MFP election candidates, according to a former election official.
Highway cops to report on bribery
All sub-divisions of the Highway Police Division (HPD) were instructed on Friday to submit reports about any cases of highway lorry bribery occurring in their precincts within five days.
Siam Piwat receives a Korean boost
Siam Piwat Group, a leading retail and real estate developer, has partnered with Innocean, the global marketer for the Hyundai Motor Company, to co-create world-class destination projects.
Pita digs in on pay hike vow
Move Forward Party leader Pita Limjaroenrat vows to push for a proposed hike in the minimum wage to 450 baht per day by raising the issue with the tripartite national wage committee if his party forms the new government.
New rules on EU diplomat travel agreed
Thailand has inked an MoU with the European Union (EU), agreeing to accept Laissez-Passer travel documents and loosen bureaucracy for travelling diplomats.
Move Forward MP-elect claims 112 case 'rushed'
Chonthicha Jangrew, a Move Forward Party MP-elect for Pathum Thani who faces a charge of violating the lese majeste law, has petitioned the Judicial Commission to launch a disciplinary probe against a Criminal Court judge, accusing him of rushing the case against her.
3 monks, 2 rangers hurt in Narathiwat bombing
Three monks and two volunteer rangers were injured when the van they were travelling in was caught in a roadside bomb blast in Narathiwat's Rueso district on Friday morning.