Police nab 11 in online gambling raids
Police have arrested 11 suspects in raids on four sites linked to online gambling websites and seized about 70 million baht worth of assets from them.
Tak border crossing shut after Myanmar clash
Thai authorities close Mae Sot border checkpoint in Tak province as Myanmar military calls in air support amid stepped-up clashes with anti-regime rebels.
Summer storm warning issued
Summer storms, gusty winds and hail are expected in upper Thailand and Greater Bangkok from Sunday to Wednesday, with the Northeast being hit first, the Meteorological Department warned on Saturday.
IT pioneer Gordon Moore dies at 94
SAN FRANCISCO: Intel Corp co-founder Gordon Moore, a pioneer in the semiconductor industry whose “Moore’s Law” predicted a steady rise in computing power for decades, died on Friday at the age of 94, the company announced.
Kalasin police trio investigated for bribery
Three police officers in Kalasin have been accused of demanding a bribe of 500,000 baht in exchange for releasing a suspect caught with 2,000 methamphetamine pills.
Bogus medical staff arrested in Chon Buri
CHON BURI: Three unqualified people have been arrested and charged following police raids on three unregistered cosmetic and medical clinics in Muang and Si Racha districts.
Russians and Ukrainians wearing out welcome in Bali
Russians and Ukrainians have flocked to Bali to escape the war. But growing reports of bad behaviour are bothering local officials, who say visas on arrival should be reconsidered.
Immigration officer wanted for abduction, extortion surrenders
A senior immigration officer, the fourth and final suspect wanted for the abduction and cryptocurrency extortion of a Chinese man and his Thai interpreter, turns himself in to police in Pattaya.
Thai AirAsia X refund plan set to be submitted soon
Thai AirAsia X expects to submit a rehabilitation plan by mid-April, compensating all passengers affected by Covid-19 within the next 4-5 months.
China warned against choosing new Dalai Lama
DHARAMSALA, India: The president of the Tibetan government-in-exile has warned China not to interfere in selecting the successor to the Dalai Lama, the current spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism.
'Hotel Rwanda' hero freed
Paul Rusesabagina, the hero of "Hotel Rwanda" detained after criticising the government, was freed late Friday, offering gratitude to Kigali.
Latin America seen as ideal partner for BCG
Thailand and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) hope to enhance economic outcomes by collaborating in a Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) economy transition, according to Pornpimol Kanchanalak, Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.
Stars align for constituency seats as parties draw up lists
Narumon Pinyosinwat, a key member of the ruling Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) and a potential party-list candidate, has opted out of the upcoming election to make way for younger politicians.
Prepare to invest amid falling interest rates
The global economic and investment picture this month is strikingly different from last month. In our article last month "Global and Thai economy in a no-landing scenario", we warned about rising risks, even as others predicted a "no landing" situation, or an economy that can continue without slowing down or falling into recession.
Russians top list of crimes by foreigners
More than 180 foreigners have faced criminal charges in the southern resort province of Phuket since the start of the year.
Polking keen on good results
Thailand coach Mano Polking aims to get good results in the two upcoming warm-up games in the Middle East.
Tanachira poised to submit IPO filing
Tanachira Retail Corporation, the importer and distributor of lifestyle fashion brands including Harnn, Marimekko and Pandora, is scheduled to submit its filing for an initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission next month.
Bangchak doubles down on oil and gas
Firm maintains plan to buy Esso Thailand and develop LNG logistics.
Two foreign tour guides face charges
Police have arrested one Chinese and one Vietnamese national for illegally working as tour guides near the Ratchaprasong intersection, according to the Department of Employment (DoE).
Phuket property progress persists
The Phuket property market surge is expected to continue for at least two more years, buoyed by the strong growth of the tourism sector.