Whether influential figure is politician, soldier, police or bureaucrat, Gen Prayut gives 6 month deadline to rid Thailand of mafia-style local figures. Case of loan shark gunmen threats to poor vendor cited.
Bangkok has the fifth largest tourism revenues in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). Powered by WPeMatico
Authorities began enforcing a smoking ban on 24 beaches in 15 provinces Wednesday as an academic put the blame for mounting beach and ocean pollution on ‘all Thais’. Powered by WPeMatico
Farmland stretches out and covers most of the flat land along the Irrawaddy River. From the aeroplane, I can see the green fertile land and the brown river before the aircraft lands in Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar after Yangon. Powered by WPeMatico
The Interior Ministry has said that anyone caught using fireworks, firecrackers or other prohibited items during Loy Krathong faces up to three years in prison and a 60,000-baht fine. Powered by WPeMatico
Playboy’s first transgender Playmate, a new TV show coming to Thailand and an award-winning Thai gay film feature in this month’s round-up of LGBTI news Powered by WPeMatico