A SURVEY team tasked with resolving allegations that farms in three villages are encroaching on the Pha Taem National Park in Ubon Ratchathaniâs Khong Chiam district, inspected the 19 demarcation poles that had been put up by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in 1991.
IN AN attempt to calm fears about the security situation in the deep South, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha issued a statement yesterday urging the public not to lose faith in his governmentâs efforts to bring an end to the conflict in this historically contested region.
A 52-YEAR-OLD Chinese man was arrested in Bangkok recently after he allegedly used a Thai identity card to set up a tour company, Immigration Police chief Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn said on Monday.
A total of 7,000 schools have been selected as âOne Tambon, One Quality Schoolâ outstanding tambon-level schools by the Office of Basic Education Commission (Obec), in line with the governmentâs policy to promote equity in access to quality education, Obec secretary-general Boonrak Yodphetch said on Monday.
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan has urged security officials on the ground to exercise the utmost restraint following several attacks targeting Buddhist monks and officials in the southernmost province of Narathiwat last week.
Officials at Khon Kaen Universityâs Faculty of Medicine on Monday morning began moving the remains of 647 âKhru Yaiâ to the schoolâs Golden Jubilee Convention Hall for ritual prayers known as Abhidhamma.
The people behind the deadly attack at a temple in Narathiwat province last week wanted to upgrade the attention given to the violence in the South to the international level and lure officials into conducting forceful suppression, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Monday.
Premchai Karnasuta, the president of construction firm Italian-Thai Development who faces charges centred on illegal poaching in a Kanchanaburi wildlife sanctuary, appeared in Criminal Court in Bangkok on Monday on separate charges of smuggling and illegally possessing two pairs of tusks from African elephants.
Bangkokâs air pollution crisis worsened on Monday as predicted, with 23 locations along main roads and 16 other areas reporting unsafe levels of PM2.5, the health-threatening airborne particles 2.5 micrometres or less in diameter.
THE NUMBER of reported domestic-violence victims has risen by an alarming rate in the first half of this month, compared to the same period a year later, according to the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation (WMP).
Five senior officers at Bangkokâs Wat Phraya Krai Police Station were transferred to inactive posts with immediate effect pending a probe result over alleged negligence after a Sunday morning raid of a pub in their jurisdiction found wrongdoings.
A Canadian man and his Thai male accomplice have been arrested in a joint operation to crack down on a transnational drug trafficking ring that tried to smuggle heroin hidden in automobile shock absorbers into Australia, Niyom Termsrisuk secretary-general of the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), told a press conference in Bangkok on Sunday.