Local aces eyeing prolific day at Thai Open on Sunday
Thai shuttlers will be vying for a hat-trick of titles at the US$420,000 Toyota Gazoo Racing Thailand Open at Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Sunday.
Russian tourists top Phuket's 6 million visitor list
Phuket welcomed more than 6 million international tourists during the first five months of the year, with Russians the biggest group among them.
Teacher left to run school alone finally gets some help
Administrator, cook, cleaner, even gardener — Mr Krit does it all.
Chinese interest is a boon for fledgling EV industry, says govt
Three China-based global manufacturers of batteries for electric vehicles have expressed interest in investing in Thailand, which would spur growth in the EV industry.
Yellow Line monorail service gets positive reviews
Commuters were thrilled to join the first Yellow Line monorail trial run on Saturday. Many had flocked to Samrong station in Samut Prakan since 9am.
Don't elect, rein in provincial heads, urges Piyabutr
The Move Forward Party promise to push for elections of provincial governors is not a "panacea for all problems", according to its MFP campaign assistant.
Biden signs debt ceiling bill into law, averting default
US President Joe Biden signed into law a debt ceiling bill, moving to avert a catastrophic, self-induced default in the world's biggest economy.
'Woke' fried chicken? Fast food chain at center of US culture wars
WASHINGTON - The "Lord's chicken" no more: US fast food chain Chick-fil-A -- beloved among Americans for its sandwiches, nuggets and milkshakes -- found itself on the receiving end of right-wing ire this week, accused of succumbing to "woke" ideology.
Gundogan double seals FA Cup win for City
LONDON: Manchester City moved to within one victory of completing a momentous treble as they beat Manchester United 2-1 in the FA Cup final on Saturday thanks to Ilkay Gundogan’s double.
Thai shuttlers chase hat-trick of titles
Thai shuttlers will be vying for a hat-trick of titles at the Thailand Open at Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Sunday.
Three Europeans freed by Iran arrive home
BRUSSELS: One Dane and two Austrian-Iranian citizens released from detention by Tehran arrived in their home countries on Saturday, after the latest in a series of prisoner swaps.
China censors protest site location
BEIJING: Chinese police beefed up their presence on Saturday at a bridge in Beijing where a rare protest last year shocked authorities and citizens alike.
Massage parlour licence revoked after pub raid
BMA revokes the licence of a Huai Khwang massage parlour following a police raid on a pub that was operating illegally inside the compound and where many Chinese tourists were found using drugs.
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.