Category Archives: Politics

Press Releases : High-Level Foreign Policy and Global Health Initiative Retreat

On 6 � 7 February 2017, Mrs. Busaya Mathelin, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with Dr. Somsak Akksilp, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public…

Cabinet extends visa exemption for tourist from 21 countries for 6 more months

The cabinet on Tuesday agreed to extend the exemption of visa fees for tourists from 21 countries who apply for visas at Thai embassies or consular offices for an addition…

Bangkok Folk Museum founder pronounced dead

The founder of Bangkok Folk Museum Associate Professor Varaporn Saravadi who suffered a fractured skull when she fell from the second floor of her residence was pronounced dead at Prasat…

More water pumps to Nakhon Si Thammarat to quicken draining of water into the sea

More bigger water pumps are to be installed in Nakhon Si Thammarat province to accelerate the draining of flood water, estimated at about 800 million cubic metres, out of Pak…

Flooding eases in Yala and Ranong but flood situation remains serious elsewhere in South

Flooding in Yala and Ranong has gradually eased but the flood situation in eight other southern provinces remain serious, said Mr Chatchai Promlert, director-general of Public Disasters Prevention and Mitigation…

PM says Dhammachayo will be arrested at the right timing

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha said Wednesday that officials were waiting for the right timing to enter Wat Dhammakaya to arrest its former abbot, Phra Dhammachayo.He explained that the authorities concerned…

Boundary markings for the Royal funeral pyre

Deputy Prime Minister Thanasak Patimaprakorn on Monday presided over a religious ceremony to mark the boundary for the Royal funeral pyre for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Sanam Luang.Altogether…

Army chief vows to punish army personnel for lighting flares at Rajamangala stadium

Army commander-in-chief Gen Chalermchai Sithisart vowed to punish the Army personnel if investigation confirmed that they were involved in lighting flares at the Ranamangala stadium during the football match between…