Yingluck Vows Action against Rice Scheme Corruption

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra vowed to take “ultimate” legal action against those found cheating in the rice pledging scheme. Meeting with provincial governors nationwide on Wednesday, she said the rice subsidy programme was aimed at elevating farmers’ quality of life and it could not be said if it was a losing or profitable scheme. She […]

Vietnam’s Secretary General Nguyen Phu Trong to visit Thailand

Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s general secretary Nguyen Phu Trong is scheduled to have a bilateral discussion with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and meet the Thai Parliament President and House Speaker, Senate Speaker, political party leaders and representatives from the local private sector. The Vietnamese official’s visit is scheduled for June 25 to 27, in which his […]

Suspects of Soi Ramkhamhaeng Explosion Arrested

Police said three other suspects, natives of Pattani province, have been under surveillance.   The arrest of Affaham Sa-a, was reportedly made by a team of police led by Pol Maj Gen Suchart Thirasawat, deputy chief of the southern border provinces operations centre, in a raid on house No.16 in Tambon Taluban in Sai Buri district of […]

New Zealand Cultural Exchange Students

Thai Ambassador in Wellington Noppadon Theppitak has led a team of exchanged New Zealand students to meet with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the government house, welcoming the foreign guests into the land of smile. The students are members of the volunteers in the program to promote the use of English among Thais, and students […]