BBC Reporter’s Criminal Defamation Trial Begins in Thailand

BANGKOK – A British BBC correspondent’s trial began in Thailand on Wednesday in a criminal defamation case involving a report on foreigners being defrauded of property.

The case against Jonathan Head, BBC’s Southeast Asia correspondent, has been criticized as an …

Labour Minister Visits Senior and Informal Workers in Isan

On 18 August at 14.00 hours, Labour Minister General Sirichai Distakul, Permanent Secretary of Labour M.L. Puntrik and the executive committee visited informal and senior workers at the Na Phlu sub district in Phen district, Udon Thani. The agenda was …

Researchers Find Wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes.

The sinking of the Indianapolis …

Festival “Oshi palav” to be held in Khujand city

DUSHANBE, 17.08.2017 /NIAT Khovar/. The festival-contest Oshi palav (pilaf � a traditional meal in Tajikistan) will be held on August 24 at the Historical and Cultural Complex Qal’ai Khujand (Khujand Fortress) of Khujand city, Sugd region.

According to the executive …

Transport assures no bus fare rise in 2 years

The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has assured that city bus fare will not be allowed to rise during its two-year bus service reform.

However, train, Saen Sab and Chao Phraya boat services fares will rise due to increasing oil …