Thai aviation reels from US safety downgrade

Thai Airways claims it will not be affected by the downgrade. Source: Wikimedia Thai officials have acknowledged weaknesses that caused the USA to downgrade the safety...

Elephants beaten at Thai polo event 

Organisers of an exclusive elephant polo tournament in Thailand claim they are "saddened" by video that appears to show pachyderms being beaten with sharp...

Moody’s: Thai ‘competitiveness issues’

Thailand's relative economic stability defies its political turmoil. Source: Wikimedia Moody's Investors Service is predicting that below-trend Thai growth over the previous 24 months indicates...

Thai police link bombs to one man

The Shinawatra-supporting red shirst are on the list of suspects. Source: Wikimedia A series of bombing and arson attacks in southern Thailand that killed four...

Thai economy on road to recovery

The economic future looks brighter in Bangkok. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Thailand’s economy is showing signs of growth after months of relative decline following last May’s coup, according...

Same, same: but different

The 1977 Pulitzer Prize-winning picture by Neal Ulevich of the Associated Press. Source: Flickr Forty years after the October 6, 1976, massacre of students at...

Thai junta looks to Russia to fill arms needs

Thailand's military is increasingly looking beyond the US. Source: Wikimedia Bangkok is pursuing closer ties and possible arms deals with Moscow as ties with Washington...

Bkk governor suspended amid graft probe

Bangkok’s municipal lights costs more than US$1.1 million last new year’s eve. Source: YouTube The Thai junta has used emergency powers to suspend Bangkok's governor...

Thailand given sustainable development role

Thailand remains one of the world’s largest rice exporters. Source: Wikimedia Thailand has been appointed as a coordinating nation to the United Nations on Asean’s...

Drug bonfires point to crisis 

Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand have burned street drugs worth more than US$1 billion to mark the UN day against drugs and trafficking. Thailand's justice minister...

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