PHAYAO: A minor quake, measured 3.0 on the Richter scale, hit Muang district of this northern province on Sunday morning but people in the area did not feel the tremor, according to the Thai Meteorological Department's seismology office. Tinnakorn Thathong, director of the Zone 1 Geological Office in Lampang which oversees the 17 northern provinces, said a quake of this magnitude is considered minor.
Former teacher Jomsap Saenmuangkhot, 55, speaks to reporters on Friday after hearing the Supreme Court's rejection of her request for a retrial she had requested to clear her name in a fatal hit-and-run case that left her in jail for a year and a half. An inquiry panel will be set up to prepare legal action against a group of people who allegedly helped provide false witnesses to back a former teacher's claim of innocence over a deadly car crash.
THE DEPARTMENT of Special Investigation has issued a warning to Thai women planning to work as traditional masseuses in South Korea, following the arrests of key members of a Thai-Korean criminal network soliciting sex workers. DSI director-general Pol Colonel Paisit Wongmuang said masseuse is not a legal occupation in South Korea, hence Thai women should beware of criminals soliciting innocent persons on social media platforms to work in that country.
Five Vietnamese crew members have been arrested and their vessel seized in waters off Panare district of Pattaya. PATTANI: A Vietnamese fishing trawler has been seized and five crew members arrested for illegally catching sea cucumbers in the Gulf of Thailand in this southern province.
A 61-year-old woman in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on Saturday returned Bt60,000 wrongly deposited in her bank account. Phichit said she withdrew the cash on Friday thinking it was money she had got from the sale of her car but she later checked with the buyer and learned the money had not yet been deposited in her account.
Two motorists got into a conflict after racing against each other on a Samut Prakan road on Friday night, resulting in one of them being shot dead, police said. Pol Lt-Colonel Wut Puttiphanon, the inspector of Muang Samut Prakan Police Station, said the shooting incident took place at 9.30pm on a bridge near the Lalliville 1 housing estate in Moo 3 village in Tambon Praekkasa.
Rescue volunteers help tourists in a passenger van which caught fire after ramming into a truck earlier this month.a Every day many such accidents occur on Thai roads. The high fatality rate has earned Thailand the dubious reputation as the country with the second most deadly roads in the world.
Rob Goldstone has been living in Bangkok, Thailand, but is expected to come to the U.S. soon to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller and his team. Goldstone emailed Trump Jr. last year about attending a meeting at Trump Tower with Natalia Veselnitskaya, a Russian lawyer.
You can fly round-trip form LAX to Phuket, Thailand, for $400 on China Southern. You can fly to Phuket, Thailand, for $400 round-trip from LAX, including all taxes and fees, on China Southern , using the money you save on airfare for a splurge at the island resort in the Andaman Sea.
One person was killed and 21 others injured in Nakhon Ratchasima just after midnight Thursday when a passenger car crashed into a pickup truck carrying elderly lottery vendors. Pol Capt Komkrit Fiamadun of Phra Thong Kham police station said the pickup driven by Atipat Khamkhoonna, 27, was approaching an intersection at high speed when the car cut in front of it.
Murder suspect Somkhid Thamniyom, 31, centre, is caught at a superstore in Nakhon Ratchasima on Thursday night. He was wanted for the fatal shooting of a man in Pattaya in 2004.
Mal and Maggie Butcher prepare to distribute aid to impoverished people in remote northern and southern Thailand. Picture: DARREN HOWE FROM their home in Flora Hill, the Butchers are busy co-ordinating care and support for impoverished children and families in Thailand.
People using state welfare cards at a shop in Nakhon Ratchasima. The household debt ratio is 77-78% of GDP.a Swelling household debt is a major factor diminishing the purchasing power of lower-income earners, despite the improving economic recovery, says the Bank of Thailand's chief.
Sussex coroner Alan Craze made the criticism at the inquest into the death of Andrew Apperley, whose body was found on the island of Koh Phangan. Mr Apperley was reported missing after failing to return to his hotel following a Full Moon party in February.
A woman, 69, living alone in a shanty house in Samut Sakhon was found dead, leaving her dog and its puppies caged for at least two days. Neighbours found the decomposing body of Sujitra Junnid at her shanty house near the Prok Suthammaram Temple in Moo 5 village in Tambon Bang Kae of Samut Songkram's Amphawa district and alerted police.
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks at the ASEAN@50 in Retrospect, a regional Southeast Asia forum, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand.
Thailand's defence technology agency plans to set up a joint centre with China to produce and maintain military equipment in the latest sign of the strengthening security relationship since a 2014 coup. A Royal Thai Navy prototype combat drone, developed by the Defense Science and Technology Department is pictured during the Defense and Security 2017 exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, November 7, 2017.