TAT extends tourism cooperation with Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture

Bangkok, The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is extending tourism cooperation with Japan’s Wakayama Prefecture with the renewal of the Letter of Intent (LOI) signed on 22 November by TAT Governor, Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, and Wakayama Prefecture Governor, Mr. Yoshinobu Nisaka. The newly extended LOI covers two more years of tourism cooperation between TAT and […]

Charter Court rules Bill amending Political Parties Act constitutional

The 9 judges of the Thai Constitutional Court has ruled unanimously that a Bill to amend the Political Parties Act is constitutional.   A petition challenging the constitutionality of certain provisions in the Bill was submitted to Parliament President Chuan Leekpai by Senator Somjate Boonthanom in August.   The senator maintained that several amendments to […]

Large amount of illegal narcotics seized at border checkpoint in Nong Khai

Thai police and customs officials arrested a truck driver and seized illegal narcotics, worth about 100 million baht hidden in oil drums, at a border checkpoint in the north-eastern province of Nong Khai today (Wednesday).   Officials became suspicious that oil drums were being brought into Thailand from Laos and had all of them examined […]