BANGKOK, Jan 12 -- Condominium prices have begun recovering after the political turmoil, which turned violent in March to May last year, eased considerably, according to the Real Estate Information Centre (REIC).
BANGKOK, Jan 11 -- Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Tuesday said he believed Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's comments that no one, including the United Nations, could intervene in the court proceedings of the seven Thai detainees currently incarcerated in Phnom Penh, and that the believes the Cambodian premier did not mean to damage bilateral ties but stressed the principle of legal procedures.
The seven Thai suspects arrested for trespassing into Cambodia have plunged deeper into trouble as two of them have been slapped with an additional charge of espionage.
MAE SOT, Jan 4 - A Karenni man on Monday held a Thai man hostage outside the office of the United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the Thai-Myanmar border town of Mae Sot. The hostage-taker demanded ‘real democracy’ in Myanmar, but later freed the hostage after hour-long negotiations.
BANGKOK, Jan 4 -- Thailand's Suvarnabhumi Airport's Airport Link launched its full operations on Tuesday as its check-in service was opened for the first time, while passenger fares are now at full-fare level after a four-month reduced-fee introductory operation period.
BANGKOK, Dec 29 – Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Wednesday ruled out the possibility that a car bomb in Narathiwat on Wednesday was aimed to challenge his government a day after the Cabinet had decided to lift an emergency decree in Pattani’s Mae Lan district.
The 16-year-old driver of a Honda sedan involved in a fatal tollway crash on Monday night has come under strong criticism after a photo showing her using a smart phone moments after the accident was circulated on the internet.
PHUKET, Dec 26 -- Foreign and Thai relatives of those who perished in the devastating tsunami disaster that hit Thailand’s six Andaman coastal provinces on Boxing Day in 2004 held remembrance events for their beloved ones in the two southern resort provinces, officials said.
5 people were killed and a least 50 injured in a multi-vehicle collision on the main Kabin Buri - Nakhon Ratchasima highway. The five fatalities were passengers on a bus en route from Chonburi to Korat.
A Judiciary Committee has passed a resolution to sack "Somsak Chantha Kul" the Court of Appeal judge after investigations revealed he was guilty of corruption and having sex with a married woman.
The Director of a leading Thai research institute has warned that if preventive steps are not taken, large areas of Bangkok’s inner city and suburbs will be submerged within 10 years affecting nearly 700,000 people and causing an estimated damage of 150 biliion baht.
The Public Health Ministry has decreed that New Year gift baskets must not contain alcoholic beverages. Retailers who ignore the order will be prosecuted.
BANGKOK, Dec 14 - Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Tuesday that the issue of the lifting of the State of Emergency imposed in the Thai capital and its three surrounding provinces since April will not be raised in today's Cabinet meeting as it is awaiting a situation review and recommendations from the Centre for the Resolution of the Emergency Situation (CRES).
For the first time in the event's history, adverse weather conditions caused havoc on the last day of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, with several boats washed ashore and damaged. This was a disappointing and unhappy end to an event that was otherwise a major success. The awards ceremony will proceed as planned this evening (Saturday).
BANGKOK, Dec 11 -- The US government has stood firm for a long time that it will not issue a visa to ousted, fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Thai Foreign Affairs Minister Kasit Piromya asserted Saturday.
A Thai woman hung herself in her Bangkok apartment, following an argument with her boyfriend on an internet chat program. She had left the webcam running allowing her boyfriend, and several shocked internet users, to witness her suicide.
Almost 2 million Yah Bah tablets were found by police in a truck en route from the North to Central Thailand. The drugs were to be distributed during the New Year holiday. Police ignored an attempted bribery and set up a sting operation to arrest more dealers and the arrest led to the confiscation of some Bt373 million in class-1 restricted narcotics.
Police have apprehended a gang of South American men hiding in Pattaya, suspected of belonging to a professional gang of thieves.
BANGKOK, Nov 29 - Thailand's Criminal Court sentenced Suchart Nakbangsai, an ally of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), to six years in prison for insulting the country's revered monarchy, but his jail term was reduced to three years after the defendant pleaded guilty to the charges.
BANGKOK, Nov 27 -- A high-speed train project, a planned joint investment project between Thailand and China, which will link between the Thai capital and Nong Khai province bordering Laos is expected to be completed in late 2015, said Supoj Saplom, permanent secretary for Thai Transport Ministry.