32kg of Australia-bound heroin seized at Bangkok Port
Authorities have seized about 32 kilogrammes of heroin, stuffed inside boxes of pain-relief patches at the Bangkok Port. The drugs were destined for Melbourne, Australia.
Petitioner Srisuwan accused of falsifying documents
A lawyer has asked police to investigate serial petitioner and political activist Srisuwan Janya for allegedly falsifying documents and making false statements when setting up an association that has been ordered dissolved.
Activists navigate defamation minefield
Activists battling a poultry company that has filed 39 lawsuits symbolise the perils of speaking out in Thailand where criminal defamation law is used to pummel critics of the powerful.
Lao man arrested in Khon Kaen after robbing gold in his country
KHON KAEN: A Lao man who made off with gold worth about 1.8 million baht from his country was arrested at a luxury condominium in Muang district on Friday evening.
Prayut urges action on 'Pattani State' call
Outgoing Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has told the National Security Council (NSC) to take action against a group of activists that called for a public referendum on whether there should be a Muslim "Pattani State" independent from Thailand.
Activists make case for weed
Pro-cannabis activist groups are urging the prospective government coalition led by the Move Forward Party not to put cannabis back on the narcotic drugs list.
Srisuwan to appeal after dept revokes his licence
Political activist Srisuwan Janya said he will appeal an order revoking the registration of the Association to Protect the Thai Constitution, for which he serves as the secretary-general.
12.5m more skilled staff eyed by 2027
Thailand aims to produce around 800,000 skilled workers next year in targeted industries, including intelligent electronics, next-generation automobiles and healthcare.
Kingdom set to repatriate sick elephant
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has set aside a 19-million-baht budget to repatriate an ailing Thai elephant called Sak Surin from Sri Lanka next month, according to minister Varawut Silpa-archa.
Diarrhoea HQ to probe local spate
The Public Health Ministry has opened an emergency operations centre (EOC) and ordered an investigation after more than 100 people across three districts in Phuket fell sick from an unidentified pathogen which left many suffering from severe diarrhoea.