BANGKOK, May 23- Thailand may not be able to apply a prisoner exchange principle with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to get ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra back for prosecution in Thailand as the principle only applies to similar cases, according to Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Tharit Jarungwat.
BANGKOK, May 21 (TNA) Lab tests have confirmed that Thailand has experienced no new H1N1 cases in Thailand, Deputy Public Health Minister Manit Nopamornbodi said on Thursday.
BANGKOK, May 18 - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supports Thailand's stance on Myanmar, calling for the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, said Chavanond Intarakomalyasut, Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
BANGKOK, May 17 -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Sunday that he had ordered concerned officials to investigate whether containers on the seabed off the eastern district of Sattahip contain human skeletons.
BANGKOK, May 15 - Ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra issued a statement denying a police accusation that he had committed lese majeste in recent foreign media interviews asking for His Majesty the King‘s intervention in April‘s riots in the capital Bangkok.
PRAH NAKHON SI AYUTTHAYA, May 14 A teacher in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya who recently returned from a trip to Europe with a high fever is now under observation after showing symptoms of influenza A (H1N1).
BANGKOK,May 12 The armed clash between the Thai and Cambodian military on April 3 occurred on Thai soil, according to Tharit Charungvat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman.
BANGKOK, May 12 - Thailand has confirmed its first two cases of H1N1 flu patients who had travelled to Mexico, according to Minister of Public Health Witthaya Kaewparadai.
BANGKOK, May 1 -- Thailand's Public Health Ministry will request Bt80 million from the Cabinet to buy raw materials to produce the antiviral drug Oseltamivir to treat patients contracting deadly influenza A (H1N1), Deputy Public Health Minister Manit Nop-amornbodi said on Monday.
BANGKOK, May 10 Sunday's gathering of the anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) had started as planned after the heavy storm had forced the delay of the gathering for two hours, from 4pm to 6pm.
BANGKOK, May 10 - Reiterating that no violent protest must be allowed to occur again during a regional summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with its dialogue partners, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Sunday that legal experts, from both the military and the police are now considering whether enforcement of the Internal Security Act during a new summit could be enforced.
BANGKOK, May 6 -- Thailand's Finance Ministry is to increase excise taxes on several alcoholic drinks from Thursday in a bid to boost government revenues after tax collection during the first half of fiscal 2009 dropped significantly, Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij said on Wednesday.
BANGKOK, May 8 - Plans by the government of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to invest Bt1.43 trillion on the second round of its economic stimulus campaign aimed at spurring growth will benefit the economic system, Bank of Thailand (BoT) Governor Tarisa Watanagase said Thursday.
BANGKOK, May 7 Thailand's recent political unrest, global economic meltdown, and now the outbreak of influenza A (H1N1) are expected to worsen the condition of Thailand's already economically-pressed aviation-related industries, according to the Kasikorn Research Center.
BANGKOK, May 5 - His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej presided over a royal ceremony marking the anniversary of his coronation at the Grand Palace on Tuesday.
BANGKOK, May 5 - The Public Health Ministry is to allow 11 students and volunteer teachers who returned to Thailand from a student exchange programme in Mexico on Sunday, to go home today after being cleared of potentially carrying the swine flu influenza virus A (H1N1).
BANGKOK, May 4 - Thai health officials found no trace of the swine flu influenza virus A (H1N1) after vetting a group of 14 Thais who returned from Mexico late Sunday night.
BANGKOK, May 3 -- Senior officials of the Public Health Ministry held a meeting Sunday to discuss ways to provide comprehensive medical screening of 14 Thais returning from Mexico. The swine flu virus, now known as influenza A (H1N1) in Thailand, was first reported in Mexico.
BANGKOK, May 2 - In a bid to boost the morale of Mexicans who are now living a nightmare following the recent outbreak of swine flu virus, now known as influenza A (H1N1) in the country, Thailand decided Saturday to dispatch 20,000 tablets of the antiviral drug Oseltamivir to treat the deadly virus victims there, Deputy Prime Minister Sanan Kajornprasart said Saturday.
BANGKOK, May 2 - Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Saturday flew to Thailand?s Andaman Sea island resort of Phuket to observe preparations for hosting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit with its six dialogue partners next month.