Friday, 1st July 2022


18 Jul 2018
The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand left a hospital on Wednesday (July 18) to make their first public appearance at a nationally-broadcast news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai.
26 Nov 2017
The days of Thailand's iconic long-tail boats might be numbered. Also known as the "Gondolas of the South", the slender vessels typically have a secondhand car or truck engine and a propeller attached to the end of a long pole. They are fast and nimble - but at the same time noisy and smelly. The German company 'Torqeedo' is now planning what could become a silent revolution on Thailand's waters.
3 Aug 2017
Floods hit ten provinces in Thailand, killing 23.
20 Jul 2017
A former Buddhist monk wanted on child sex charges as well as fraud and money laundering, arrives in Thailand after being extradited from the US.
3 Jul 2017
Thailand has seen an exodus of tens of thousands of foreign workers, mainly from Myanmar and Cambodia, after new labour rules cracking down on the foreign workforce came into effect.
1 May 2017
At least 27 people were injured on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok on Monday (May 1) when their Boeing 777 hit turbulence, the Russian embassy in Thailand said in a statement.
13 Mar 2017
About 60 elephants in Thailand's Ayutthaya enjoy a fruit buffet to commemorate Elephant Day, in order to raise awareness and end their exploitation.
9 Jan 2017
Floods in southern Thailand have killed over 20 people and hit the region's rubber industry.


4 hours ago
The remains of Congolese icon Patrice Lumumba, the country's first prime minister, are laid to rest in Kinshasa. Belgium returned a tooth belonging to the murdered independence hero earlier this month. Also, African ministers of education were in Paris on Thursday for a UNESCO summit on tackling the devastating effect that the pandemic has had on education.
4 hours ago
The growing appetite for milk and meat is pushing the planet to the edge. But it doesn't need to be that way since there are many plant-based alternatives that aren't bad for the environment and still taste good.
5 hours ago
New Delhi has imposed a federal ban on some single-use plastics in a country that generates around 4 million tons of the material every year. Offenders can net hefty fines or a five-year jail sentence.
5 hours ago
Fashion today is about creating new paradigms: making beautiful and desirable clothes that also have a deep conscience.
7 hours ago
UNESCO World Heritage site the Château de Chambord became one of the world's most majestic concert venues this week, as British rocker Sting performed against the backdrop of its French Renaissance towers. The star also spoke about how his 1985 hit "Russians" is finding new relevance after the invasion of Ukraine.
7 hours ago
U.S., British embassy pride flags fly in face of Russia 'gay propaganda' law