Six people, including a Singaporean, were killed and two others injured in a road accident involving three vehicles and three wild elephants in Rayong province on Wednesday morning. One of the elephants, a male, was gravely injured.
Thailand will lose a major opportunity to progress and develop if the Constitution Court rules against the government’s 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill to modernise transport infrastructure, caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Tuesday.
A 19-year-old boy who previously told police that his brother shot dead his parents and then committed suicide has admitted that he killed his entire family because he was angry about being continuously scolded by his mother.
KUALA LUMPUR – A man travelling with a stolen passport on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner was an Iranian teenager trying to migrate illegally to Germany, and is not believed to have any terrorist links, police said Tuesday.
“No to corrupt government” is the message on banners hung from buildings at most state-run hospitals and health offices across the country. This is a public statement by the country’s medical professionals about where they stand on the scourge of corruption during the worst political divide this country has ever experienced.
Thaksin Shinawatra has accused “smart and able’’ elements within the Pheu Thai Party of doing nothing to help his younger sister Yingluck Shinawatra and her caretaker government during what he described as a “tough situation”, a party source said on Monday.
The management of Thai Airways International (THAI) is investigating alleged maltreatment after a complaint by caretaker government spokesman Teerat Ratanasevi on his recent trips aboard THAI flights between Thailand and Japan.
Two unexploded M79 grenades were found near the house of anti-government People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leader Suthep Thaugsuban in Bangkok’s Thawi Watthana district on Monday.
The anguished hours had turned into a day and a half. Fed up with awaiting word on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, relatives of passengers in Beijing lashed out at the carrier with a handwritten ultimatum and an impromptu news conference.
KUALA LUMPUR – Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner with 239 people on board are narrowing the focus of their inquiries on the possibility that it disintegrated mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday.
The Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) is floating the idea of a negative income tax system as a better approach than populist policies to addressing poverty.
The 7.7-billion-baht Women Empowerment Fund (WEF) has yet to fully realise its goodwill aspirations because of bureaucratic ennui and cronyism, critics said on the eve of the International Women’s Day on March 8.
Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet may have turned back before vanishing, Malaysia’s air force chief said Sunday as authorities were investigating up to four passengers with suspicious identifications.
Planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for a Malaysian jetliner missing with 239 people on board for more than 24 hours, while Malaysian aviation authorities investigated how two passengers were apparently able to get on the aircraft using stolen passports.
CHIANG MAI – Several thousand red-shirt members gathered here on Saturday to hear their leader promise them that an even bigger gathering was in the works.
BERLIN – UK visitor numbers to Thailand rose at the start of the year despite plunging numbers from some other markets in the face of anti-government protests in Bangkok.
KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airlines said a flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing early Saturday, and the airline was notifying next of kin in a sign it expected the worst.
Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
Two years after Thawil Pliensri decided to fight for justice and his career in court, he finally will be given back his position as head of the National Security Council (NSC).
KUALA LUMPUR – A Malaysian court on Friday sentenced opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail after finding the former deputy prime minister guilty of sodomising his aide in 2008.