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One of 16 tiger cubs seized from smugglers, Chaiyaphum, Thailand. The tiger cubs were being smuggled across the border into Laos, two per-crate in the back of a truck.
Thai AirAsia has scaled down its expansion this year, cutting targets for fleet growth and passenger volume to reflect sluggish demand triggered by the political unrest in much of the first half.
INSURGENT VIOLENCE has continued in the far South after the devastating car-bomb attack in Yala's Betong district last Friday, two days before the end of Ramadan.
Hari Raya celebrations in southern Thailand were marred by a number of violent incidents Monday, leaving at least six dead and eight injured.
Surasak Sinprakhon, chief of the Tambon Thung Mon Admistration Organisation, third left, is arrested with four other gamblers by soldiers on Monday on hosting the hi-low dice game in Muang district of Surin.
Railway gangs are working to clear and repair the Bangkok Kanchanburi track after a derailment involving the prestigious international Eastern & Oriental Express on Sunday morning, the State Railway of Thailand said on Monday.
A Thai soldier and three suspected Muslim separatists were killed on Monday in a clash in southern Thailand, police said, as security forces in the region were on alert for attacks marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Ma-useng Haji Abubaka, 37, of tambon Ko Sathon was walking from his house to the cemetary to clean it when he was shot, said Pol Lt Boonsanit Kheopradit, a duty officer at Tak Bai police station.
An earthquake registering 3.6 magnitude on the Richter scale hit Chiang Mai's Mae Lao district shortly before 3pm Monday, causing no damage, the Seismology Office of the Meteorological Department said.
One girl was killed and six other people - two rangers, two young girls and two women - wounded by a bomb explosion in a village in Sai Buri district of Pattani province on Sunday night, police said.
The labour union of Thai helicopter pilots is seeking military help because it says foreigners are taking their jobs, which are protected by law.
The National Council for Peace and Order has ordered the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning to conduct a feasibility study for a high-speed train project from Laem Chabang port to Nong Khai province, a route expected to benefit the country's trade.
Business leaders in Thailand's southern border region yesterday urged the ruling junta to come up with clear measures to deal with insurgent violence in the restive region.
Thailand's hotel industry is not expected to recover by the start of the high season in October if martial law remains in effect, says the Thai Hotels Association .
Police on Saturday arrested one of three men suspected of involvement in the murder of a man and attempted murder of his wife in Khon Kaen province last week.
Over the last couple of weeks, Thai authorities in the southernmost provinces have been boasting how they have stepped up security measures to ensure that the last 10 days of Ramadan will be a peaceful period.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 01:18 am
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