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The issue of paedophiles is under global debate. Amidst calls for harsh laws, fresh advocacy for humane approaches to the malady is in the air.
Military chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said he was worried about possible drought this year, but still had hope the monsoon season will replenish evaporating supplies of usable water.
Thailand 's junta announced an interim constitution that gives the military oversight of a hand-picked legislative assembly as well as amnesty for staging their May 22 coup.
Thailand still has much to do to get travelers back to Bangkok or reassure business and meetings travelers that visiting a police state is a good idea.
Most people in Thailand have prided themselves for superiority over those in Myanmar, the poorest country in the region.
Court hearings began Tuesday in Hua Hin on the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl on a southern train by a former state railway bed-maker and his alleged accomplice.
The National Council for Peace and Order panel responsible for ending violence in the deep South has approved a plan to build fences around schools in 136 villages at high risk in the region.
Ekachai Jearakul is so over competing in classical guitar competitions. His first place win at the 2014 Guitar Foundation of America International Artist Competition in Los Angeles, known as "the Olympics of classic guitar", will also be his last.
The California Highway Patrol and other state government agencies have removed information from their websites about how motorcyclists can safely execute lane-splitting maneuvers because of one complaint from one man in Sacramento.
The Industry Ministry is seeking help from related agencies led by the Board of Investment and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Bank of Thailand in providing incentives and support for 35,000 factories to reach Green Industry levels within five years.
Ottawa was chosen Monday to host the four-day One Young World summit in 2016, winning a competition to hold the event.
Water drainage as well as garbage collection have been completed in more than 70 per cent of the total area in the Thai capital out of concern for possible flooding during the current monsoon season, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration officials said Sunday.
Aid groups have warned that the security and economic conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive for mass repatriation, after Thai army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha announced plans to return more than 120,000 Myanmar refugees.
Five crewmembers of a squid trawler, all of them migrant workers from Cambodia, allegedly forced their Thai captain to bring the trawler back to shore so they could buy and take methamphetamine .
Customs Department officers arrested two men and seized a boat containing around 20,000 litres of illegal diesel fuel near Koh Jueng, off Chon Buri province, the department said Monday.
Twenty undocumented Myanmar workers were arrested by immigration police at a checkpoint in Ban Tak district of Tak province early Monday, according to Matichon Online.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:44 am
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