Floods Warning but BMA is Sleeping on the Job

The National Disaster Warning Centre on Wednesday issued a warning for people in Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun to prepare for heavy rainfall, possible flash floods, forest runoff and mudslides from today to Saturday (June 15, 2013). There will also be strong wind-generated 2 to 3-metre-high waves in the upper part of the […]

Mozambique Minister praising Thailand’s Steady Growth Economy

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is scheduled to pay a historic visit to Mozambique in late July 2013, as she will be the first Thai leader to make an official trip to the Southeast African nation since both nations established their diplomatic relations in 1989. Yingluck’s tentatively-scheduled trip to Mozambique was announced on Friday, when […]

Thailand destroys 337,725 landmines

Thailand states that it has never produced or exported antipersonnel mines. The country formerly imported antipersonnel mines from China, Italy, the United States, and the former Yugoslavia. It completed destruction of 337,725 stockpiled antipersonnel mines on 24 April 2003. But the insurgency in southern Thailand (also known as the “Deep South”) has seen extensive use […]

Thai Athletes, for the Country

Yingluck Shinawatra gave a speech in Bangkok and paid tribute to the national athletes. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra told Thai athletes who will participate in the 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in South Korea to focus on discipline and training in order to meet a success in their goal. A squad of 177 […]

Deep South: Thailand Promoting Relations with OIC Member Countries

Deep South: Thailand Promoting Relations with OIC Member Countries The Sheikhul Islam Office and the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center are joining hands in organizing a familiarization trip program to promote relations between Thailand and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries.  The program will be held on 22-23 June 2013, when a group […]

Trip Index Cities 2013: Bangkok ranks 2nd in Asia and 6th in the world

Trip Index Cities 2013: Bangkok ranks 2nd in Asia and 6th in the world Trip Advisor reveals that Bangkok ranks second place in Asia and the 6th in the world as the city with the lowest expenses for nightlife tourism.  Trip Advisor, a large global tourist information website stated the results from the Trip Index […]

Flooding in Bangkok – Who’s to blame?

Chatuchak was recently flooded despite the denial of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and their Governor. The dredging projects at the canals are slow and the supposed flood prevention in the city is not visible. In fact, people are wondering what is happening with the money spent for all these projects. Governor Sukhumbhand must be held […]

Thai communists wearing Guy Fawkes masks

It is very interesting to see how Thai communists are now wearing the Guy Fawkes masks along with their uniforms. It is more interesting to see that these young men and women stand side by side with their political allies – the Yellow Shirts (or commonly known as PAD) and members of the Democrat Party […]

Yingluck inspects Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park

Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park. Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park is an archeological site in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand. Along with Sukhothai Historical Parkand Si Satchanalai historical park, it is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns. Major features in the Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park include archaeological remains of ancient sites such as […]