Jatuporn given bail after 3 months in detention

Imprisoned United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) Jatuporn Promphan was granted bail by the Criminal Court on Tuesday after spending about three months in detention at Bangkok special prison.

Jatuporn’s lawyer, Winyat Chartmontri, tried unsuccessfully for seven times to …

More lottery tickets for December 30 draw

The Government Lottery Office has issued an additional five million pairs of lottery tickets for the December 30 lottery draw.

GLO spokesman Thanawat Phonwichai said the additional issuance from the normal 60-70 million pairs on each draw for the December …

3,000 “ICU” schools to be upgraded next year

The Education Ministry plans to improve the academic performance or 3,000 schools across the country to be classified as ICU urgently required development, said Education Minister Thirakiat Charoensetthasilpa on Wednesday.

The Office of Basic Education Commission has been assigned to …

Huge Buddha statue caves in in Chon Buri

A huge Buddha statue in Chon Buri which is due to be fully completed at the end of this year collapsed Monday night following heavy rains throughout the night.

The 24-metre high Buddha statue, named Phra Buddha Santi Apimahamongkolchai, is …

Demolition plan at Phu Tab Berk readjusted

Officials responsible for demolishing illegal resorts at Phu Tab Berk mountainous retreat in Petchabun province have temporarily suspended their operations as they are assessing their demolition work.

It was reported that the officials were readjusting their demolition plan for fear …