Thailand First in Asia to Move to Decriminalize Marijuana

BANGKOK — Thailand on Tuesday became the first country in Asia to approve the de facto decriminalization of marijuana, though authorities have left a gray area around its recreational use.Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul announced that the Narcotics…

Naval vessels dispatched to help in fight oil spill in Gulf of Thailand

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has ordered three naval vessels from the First Fleet Command to be dispatched to help in containing oil leaking from a sunken tanker in the Gulf of Thailand, about 24 nautical miles from the Chumphon estuary, RTN Spokesman Vice Admiral Pokkrong Monthatphalin said today (Monday). In addition to the three […]