Thailand to host non-ASEAN meeting on Myanmar

Thailand has invited interested members of ASEAN to join an open-ended consultative meeting on the situation in Myanmar on December 22nd.   The informed source, who asked not to be identified because he is not authorised to speak, said that the meeting is not an ASEAN meeting. “It is a Thai initiative to update and […]

Flooding in Songkhla, Narathiwat and Nakhon Si Thammarat

Heavy rain and a high tide caused widespread flooding in Thailand’s southern provinces of Songkhla, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Narathiwat on Sunday.   Red flags are being flown on Chalatat beach in Songkhla, to advise people not to venture into the sea, due to waves of up to 4 metres and strong winds.   In […]

Religious activities nationwide to pray for Princess Bajrakitiyabha’s recovery

Religious activities and prayer sessions are being held in temples across Thailand in a spontaneous outpouring of love and good wishes for HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Narendira Debyavati, who is currently being treated at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.   People from all walks of life continue to stream to the Bhumisiri Mangkhalanusorn Building at the hospital […]

Expectation soaring in Argentina ahead of World Cup final

With Argentina reaching fever pitch just hours before Lionel Messi and his teammates take on France in the World Cup final, football fans throughout the country felt a sense of destiny brewing.   From Jujuy in the north to Chubut, some 2,800 kilometers to the south, from Mendoza at the foot of the Andes mountain […]