When Indian architect Rahul Maini and his parents embarked on their first trip abroad in May, Singapore was their destination of choice. But the trio wasn't going for the hawker food or even the city-state's casinos -- they were there to get on a ship.
AS HEAVY rains and flooding continued to pummel the country's North and Northeast yesterday, elderly and sick people as well as children were evacuated on flat-bottom boats out of flood-hit communities in Tambon Bung Preu and Nong Wang in Nakhon Ratchasima's Thepharak district. Concerned about the regions' heavy rains brought by tropical depression Sonca, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha instructed provincial governors in 15 at-risk provinces to mobilise available assistance for flood-affected residents and to expedite the draining of floodwater.
Citigroup is at an advanced stage in plans to move part of its private banking unit from London to Madrid next year as a result of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Citibank is pictured at an exhibition hall in Bangkok, Thailand, May 12, 2016.
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Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, ousted in a 2014 coup, called on her supporters for help as the military government "temporarily froze" 37 of her properties and 16 bank accounts. Ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok, Thailand, July 21, 2017.
Five people were killed after a boat had capsized on Wednesday in a stormy sea in southern Thailand, China's Xinhua news agency reported police as saying. The four females and one male who were found dead Thursday morning in the boat which had capsized near Koh Ngam island off Chumphon province, 470 km south of Bangkok, were among a group of 13 people, all Thais, who had hired the boat to go out in the sea to take a diving lesson and undersea photography, the police said.
I always expect to see Pok Pok at number one, but the big surprise is that Earl Ninsom has three restaurants on this list in the top four. With all of the Thai restaurants in Portland, this is quite an achievement.
Zucchini, that prolific Interior Alaska squash, is making its appearance this week at the Tanana Valley Farmers Market as the star of the Chef at the Market program.
Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun is seen on his way out from the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 2, 2016. Photo - Reuters File Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun is seen on his way out from the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 2, 2016.
Passengers sleep in a train bound for north province of Chiang Mai at Hua Lampong railway station in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Hua Lampong is the main railway station in the country.
AccorHotels will re-group three of its luxury home-rental divisions under its 'onefinestay' brand, as the French hotelier steps up efforts to counter the challenge of Airbnb and other online booking services. The logos of AccorHotels group is pictured during a news conference at the Pullman Bangkok King Power hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand, June 15, 2017.
"Thailand is a source, destination and transit country for men, women and children subjected to forced labour and sex trafficking." Source: Shutterstock / socrates471 THE CONVICTION of 62 individuals in Thailand largest human-trafficking trial, including an army general, police officers, local politicians and other influential individuals, indicates that Thailand has the systems, procedures and willingness to tackle human trafficking.
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Heavy overnight rain caused flooding up to 2 metres deep in Si Muang Mai, Khong Chiam and Nam Yuen districts on Wednesday morning, with many villages isolated and dependant on boats. Prasit Thongkham, president of the Nong Saeng Yai tambon administration organisation, said floodwaters had isolated Ban Dong Mafai, Ban Dong Bak, Ban Nong Saeng Noi and Ban Kud Yakham villages of tambon Nong Saeng Yai in Khong Chiam district.
This undated photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows a king cobra hidden in a potato chip can that was found in the mail in Los Angeles. Prosecutors say Customs and Border Protection officers found three live king cobra snakes while inspecting a package that was mailed from Hong Kong in March, 2017.
Floods brought by rain from Tropical Storm Sonca swept away part of a road Tuesday in tambon Sai Yoi of Phrae's Den Chai district in the North, forcing the evacuation of about 50 families. The Meteorological Department continued to warn people in several parts of the country to prepare for torrential rain as tropical storm Sonca claws its way toward Vietnam's coast from the South China Sea.
An increased interest for Thai properties from Hong Kong and mainland Chinese investors has compelled Thai developers to increase overseas road shows With Hong Kong and mainland Chinese investors showing increasing interests in properties in neighbouring countries including Thailand, a popular travel destination, Thai developers have stepped up their sales pitch with more frequent overseas road shows. Sansiri Public Company, one of the top three property developers in Thailand, has been capitalising on the uptrend, marketing new residential projects in Hong Kong almost every month.