Thailand Thanks the US for Securing the Return of Two Lintels to Thailand

Two sandstone lintels, which were smuggled out of Thailand over 50 years ago and have been on display at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, will be returned to Thailand soon. Of the two lintels, one had originally been installed at Prasat Khao Lon historical sanctuary in Sa Kaeo province and the other at […]

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PTTEP Confirms Its Largest-ever Gas Discovery Offshore Malaysia

PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), through a wholly-owned subsidiary PTTEP HK Offshore Limited (Malaysia Branch) or PTTEP HKO, successfully completed the Lang Lebah-2 appraisal well in the Sarawak SK 410B Project. The drilling result registers a new record for PTTEP’s largest gas discovery. Mr. Phongsthorn Thavisin, PTTEP Chief Executive Officer, disclosed that […]

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Thailand Defends Decision Not to Join COVAX Vaccine Alliance

BANGKOK – The Thai government on Sunday defended its decision not to join the WHO-sponsored coronavirus vaccine program, saying that to do so would risk the country paying more for the shots and facing uncertainty about delivery times. The government has been criticized by opposition politicians and protesters for lacking transparency and being too slow […]

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Couples in Thailand Tie the Knot on Elephants on Valentine’s Day

BANGKOK – Fifty-nine couples in Thailand got married while riding elephants on Sunday, in an annual Valentine’s Day mass wedding ceremony at a botanical garden in a province east of Bangkok. Dancers and a band led the procession of elephants and couples and a local official, also on an elephant, oversaw the signing of the […]

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