Doctors urge parties to keep vape ban
Anti-smoking activists are urging political parties and their candidates to speak out against the use of e-cigarettes as they campaign for the May 14 general election.
Krabi cave art hints at old rituals
A prehistoric cave painting has been found on Koh La Pu Le in Krabi, dating back between 3,000 and 5,000 years. Archaeologists said the cave could have been used for a ritual practice by ancient sea folk.
Diabetes cases up 10% in one year
More Thais are being diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension every year, says the Department of Disease Control (DDC).
New village created after 2018 landslide
The Interior Ministry has approved the creation of a new village in Bo Klue district of Nan province, to take in residents of another village that was badly damaged by a landslide in 2018.
Chiang Mai hospitals overflow with pollution sufferers
Air pollution in Chiang Mai has reached hazardous levels, with people suffering from respiratory issues filling up local hospitals.
Chinese Christians detained in Bangkok
More than 60 self-exiled Chinese Christians arrested in Pattaya for overstaying their visas are now at a police facility in Bangkok awaiting Thai authorities’ next move.
Pheu Thai rolls out sports policy
The Pheu Thai Party will reintroduce a policy of encouraging state enterprises to form sports associations to support development of the country’s athletes for international competitions.
Village scammed into opening illegal bank accounts
An entire village in Nakhon Phanom province has been scammed into opening illegal bank accounts, as around 200 residents recently discovered.
Cigarette blamed for polluting brush fire
Air pollution along the Phimai-Samrit road in Nakhon Ratchasima worsened on Saturday after a brush fire was triggered by a discarded cigarette, local officials say.
Tolls on Motorway 6 waived for Songkran
NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Toll fees on two sections of Motorway 6 (Bang Pa-in and Nakhon Ratchasima), covering 64 kilometres in total, will be waived during the Songkran festival from April 12 to 18.