Railway Explosions Killed At Least Three In Southern Thailand

BANGKOK, Explosions at a railway, in Thailand’s southern Songkhla province, killed at least three people and injured four others, local media reported, today.   The explosions hit a section of the railway, where workers were doing repair work, according to local media Daily News.   The section of the railway was hit by a blast […]

“Amazing Thailand 10 Million Celebrations” to mark 10 million visitor milestone for 2022

Bangkok, The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is staging the “Amazing Thailand 10 Million Celebrations” to mark this year’s tourist arrivals through 10 December reaching 10 million milestone. Thailand recorded about 9.78 million foreign tourist arrivals from 1 January to 5 December, 2022 according to the Immigration Bureau. The number is expected to reach the […]

TAT welcomes Thai AirAsia X flights linking Bangkok with Sydney and Melbourne

Bangkok, The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) welcomes the launch of Thai AirAsia X’s new direct flights between Bangkok and the two key Australian cities of Melbourne and Sydney, which were launched on 1 and 2 December, 2022, respectively. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said “With the launch so well timed to take advantage of […]

Pheu Thai Party unveils its 10-point “think big” manifesto

Thailand’s opposition Pheu Thai Party has unveiled its ambitious 10-point “think big” manifesto, which envisages, among other things, a minimum daily wage of 600 baht, a minimum monthly salary for a new graduates of 25,000 baht, an average annual income of 200,000 baht for every working citizen, a 5% annual economic growth rate and free […]

Flood warning in 11 southern provinces for December 8th-11th

Thailand’s National Water Command Centre is advising people living in 11 southern provinces to brace for possible heavy rain and flooding from Thursday through Sunday.   Areas vulnerable to river overflows and flooding are:   Lamae district of Chumphon Thalang and Mueang districts of Phuket Kanchanadit, Tha Chana, Chaiya, Tha Chang, Phunpin, Don Sak and […]

Over 80% of people in Bangkok satisfied with new governor’s performance

More than 80% of people living in Bangkok are satisfied with the performance of Governor Chadchart Sittipunt in the six months since he took office, according to a National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) poll.   7.93% of the respondents said they are not satisfied at all with his performance, because he has failed to […]