Deputy Labour Minister Visits Amnat Charoen to Promote New Generation of Farmers

On October 10, 2020, Deputy Labour Minister Prof. Narumon Pinyosinwat and Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Capt. Thammanat Prompao visited Amnat Charoen to explain the government’s support to farmers, creating career opportunities while waiting for the harvest season and driving new farming practices with technology to reduce work times and improve productivity. Deputy Labour Minister Prof. […]

At Least 18 Killed in Bus, Train Collision in Thailand

At least 18 people were killed when a tour bus collided with a train early Sunday in central Thailand. Authorities say the bus was crossing a railway track when the train struck the vehicle near a railway station some 63 kilometers east of the Thai capital, Bangkok. Reports say the train was taking some 60 […]

Fourth Death Anniversary of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great

Several activities have been planned to pay homage to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great (Rama IX) on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of his death, 13 October 2020.   At Sanam Luang ceremonial ground in Bangkok on 13 October at 07.30 hr, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha is scheduled to preside over an […]

Storm warnings for nine of Thailand’s northeastern provinces

People living in nine northeastern provinces of Thailand have been warned, by the Meteorological Department, to brace for heavy rain and strong winds, after level-3 tropical storm Linfa made landfall in Vietnam’s city of Quang Ngai at 10am on Sunday. With maximum wind speeds of 75kph at its centre, and moving westward at a speed […]

New travel restrictions imposed in Mae Sot and Myanmar’s Myawaddi

Effective from today (Sunday), new travel restrictions have been imposed in the Mae Sot district of Thailand’s northwestern province of Tak and Myanmar’s Myawaddi Township, after two truckers from Myanmar, who crossed into Mae Sot, tested positive for COVID-19 on their return to Myanmar. Today, Tak’s official issued an order restricting the arrival of individuals […]

No more coups in Thailand? Only one man has the answer

The “coup question” is raised by the Thai press almost every time a new Army chief takes over. Indeed, nearly every Royal Thai Army chief in recent history has at some point been asked: “Will there be another coup?”, “Can you confirm there will be no coup during your tenure?” and “What is your response […]