Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone


Home » Archives by category » News » National News (Page 861)

Oil spill reaches Koh Samet’s Phrao Bay

Oil spill reaches Koh Samet’s Phrao Bay

The Thai Navy has joined the battle to halt the oil spill in the Gulf of Thailand that has now reached Koh Samet’s Phrao Bay. About 50,000 liters of crude…

Police arrest 9 foreign nationals for gambling

Police arrest 9 foreign nationals for gambling

Police raided a house on the Pratamnuck Road in South Pattaya in the early hours of Sunday morning and arrested nine foreign nationals for gambling. The illegal casino was hosting…

Meet the man that gave a baby elephant a new leg

Meet the man that gave a baby elephant a new leg

Therdchai Jivacate was born in 1941. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Chulalongkorn University in 1965. In 1972 he was a resident of physical medicine and rehabilitation in…

Brits abroad

Brits abroad

According to the British Foreign and Commonwealth office the figures for Britons needing consular assistance over the last five years has remained pretty consistent, although the figures on the reasons…

Thailand could be the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize gay marriage

Thailand could be the first country in Southeast Asia to legalize gay marriage

A draft law is being prepared for parliament that seeks to offer lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and questioning  couples (LGBTIQ)the same rights as heterosexual couples. Section 1448 of Thailand’s…

Bus Crash Kills 19

Bus Crash Kills 19

At around 5am this morning a double-Decker tour bus traveling from Bangkok to Roi Et province in the north east  collided with a lorry. Nineteen people were killed and at…

History made as the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

History made as the Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a baby boy

A bulletin signed by the Queen’s gynecologist Marcus Setchell, who led the medical team that delivered the baby  that is third in line to the throne, has just been taken…

Disgraced Monk set to return to Thailand

Disgraced Monk set to return to Thailand

Disgraced and defrocked monk Wirapol Sukphol is set to return to Thailand, from his current location, the USA, on July 31 according to Vimutti Dhamma Buddhist group chairman Sukhum Wongprasitthi,…

More monk-y business

More monk-y business

Manslaughter is the latest allegation against Thailand’s fugitive monk, who has also been accused of promiscuity, statutory rape, money laundering, drug and alcohol abuse and living a jet set lavish…

Tourists hurt in train derailment

Tourists hurt in train derailment

In the second derailment in a month on the overnight train rout between Bangkok to Chiang Mai at least thirty passengers have been injured, one of them seriously. The passengers…