UDD chairman acknowledges difficulty of bringing people of different political shades together

United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) chairman Jatuporn Promphan admitted today (Monday) the challenge for people of different political ideals to come together as a united force, after decades of political polarization in Thailand. He said, however, that he will keep trying to do so, in the hope that, after Songkran, more people will […]

Monk trapped in flooded cave in Thailand’s Phitsanuloke province

A forest monk, who took refuge inside a cave in Noen Maprang district of Thailand’s northern province of Phitsanuloke during a pilgrimage, has become trapped by flood waters. Rescue workers were rushed to Phra Sai Ngarm cave this afternoon (Tuesday), after they received a distress call reporting that the monk had become trapped following heavy […]

Why Bangkok’s Chao Phraya Promenade is still a dream

Unveiled as a grand facelift for Thailand’s best-known river, the Chao Phraya Promenade project has made zero progress since its opponents secured an injunction from the Central Administrative Court early last year. Another nail was hammered in the project’s coffin last month, when the Supreme Administrative Court dismissed the appeal against the injunction. The ruling […]

Thai Deputy PM’s free bowls of troubled water

Deputy Prime Minister and Palang Pracharat party leader General Prawit Wongsuwan appears to have landed himself in hot water by reportedly handing out 200,000 water bowls (“khan” in Thai) to the party’s MPs for distribution to people in their constituencies during the Songkran festival next week. Political activist Srisuwan Janya said today that he will […]

Commemorative Coins for the Royal Wedding and Installation of the Queen

The Cabinet on 30 March 2021 approved in principle a draft ministerial regulation to set the characteristics of commemorative coins on the occasion of the royal wedding on 1 May 2019. At the same meeting, it also approved in principle a draft royal decree on the issuance of commemorative coins on the occasion of the […]

VistaJet Takes Delivery of Two New Global 7500 Aircraft and Announces Order of 10 New Challenger 350 Jets as Demand Continue to Grow

VistaJet Global 7500 Agreement with Bombardier supports VistaJet’s commitment to providing clients with state-of-the-art global fleet, offering best-in-class air mobility solutions; Reflects huge demand from the influx of new corporates, and looking for safer, more reliable and efficient connectivity; Entry into service of up to 12 Global 7500 aircraft and 10 Challenger 350s over the […]