Thai News Summary

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has proposed that the government increase the import duty on cheap Chinese products, or limit their import, to save Thai factories from closing because they cannot compete with products from China. The FTI has Read more
Published 3 minutes ago
Source: Thai PBS World
London, United Kingdom – UK police arrested two people on Wednesday after environmental activists sprayed an orange substance on Stonehenge, the renowned prehistoric UNESCO world heritage site in southwest England. The Just Stop Oil protest group said two activists had Read more
Published 6 minutes ago
Source: Thai PBS World
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Published 3 hours ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Bangkok- Thai immigration officers apprehended a wanted Colombian suspect in the bustling city of Bangkok. The arrest came after an extensive joint operation with Malaysian authorities, who had been investigating a high-profile theft case. On May Read more
Published 5 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — The Pattaya Nong Nooch Tropical Garden celebrated the birth of another new baby elephant with a grand ceremony on June 19th, 2024. The ceremony was presided over by Phra Kru Kesem Kittisophon, the abbot Read more
Published 5 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — The Na Jomtien Municipality has erected signs warning tourists of a dangerous slope at Na Jomtien Beach caused by erosion. The signs warn beachgoers to avoid using the area temporarily. A large section of Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — The Pattaya Police Station commemorated its 40th anniversary yesterday morning with almsgiving and a charity food stall. The event was presided over by Pol. Col. Nawin Thirawith, Superintendent (Chief) of the Pattaya Police Station. Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Samut Songkhram — On June 19th, 2024, Yisan police and highway police captured a pickup truck driver in Samut Songkhram who allegedly filled up with gas and fled from stations in three provinces. The suspect, publicly Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Phetchaburi — On June 19th, 2024, Mr. Mongkol Chaipakdee, the Chief of Kaeng Krachan National Park, announced that a group of tourists had spotted a pair of black panthers in the park in Phetchaburi. According to Read more
Published 6 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
Phetchaburi: A visitor to Kaeng Krachan National Park has by sheer luck caught a glimpse and snapped some pictures of two black panthers in an area of the park, the Protected Areas Regional Office 3 said yesterday, citing information supplied Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
An investigation into officers involved with the three missing seized oil-smuggling vessels is underway after a leaked chat showed a connection between some police and the mastermind of the oil smuggling gang. Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin outlined the 3.75-trillion-baht budget bill for the 2025 fiscal year aimed at jump-starting Thailand's sluggish economy as the House of Representatives began a three-day debate. Read more
Published 7 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
A couple who threw acid on a high school student in Buri Ram last year have been sentenced to 35-year and 25-year jail terms, respectively, for attempted murder. Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The Art Institute of Chicago will return a 900-year-old artefact collected from the Phanom Rung Historical Park in Buri Ram to the Fine Arts Department (FAD). Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Bhutanese Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay and his wife will pay an official visit to Thailand between June 25 and 28 at the invitation of Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. Read more
Published 8 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is introducing Muay Thai as an elective course in 437 schools it runs to preserve the culture and teach young people about discipline, says city council president Surajit Pongsingwitthaya. Read more
Published 15 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Eight foreign tourists were saved from possible drowning in rough seas off Phuket yesterday, after they had defied warning signs on the beaches. In the first incident, two Indian couples ignored the red flag flying on Karon Beach and entered Read more
Published 15 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Surat Thani – An Italian man was arrested on Samui Island after he allegedly sold cocaine and illegally operated a rental motorbike shop with 70 motorbikes using a Thai nominee to disguise his ownership. Surat Immigration Read more
Published 16 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
A government panel is adamant that alcohol sales hours will not be extended, citing rising numbers of casualties and road accidents. Read more
Published 16 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Major political parties, including the opposition Move Forward Party (MFP), will likely see a large number of their representatives or allies win seats in the final round of the Senate election, outgoing Senate Speaker Pornpetch Wichit cholchai said on Wednesday. Read more
Published 17 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Major political parties, including the opposition Move Forward Party (MFP), will likely see a large number of their representatives or allies win seats in the final round of the Senate election, outgoing Senate Speaker Pornpetch Wichit cholchai said on Wednesday. Read more
Published 17 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro) has expressed its readiness to increase investment in Thailand, following a forecast of a rebound in tourism and businesses in the second half of this year, says the Transport Ministry. Read more
Published 17 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Bangkok residents who are under the universal health-care coverage scheme, better known as the 30-baht scheme, can now seek certain basic health care services at any of the contracted clinics and pharmacies under the scheme. Read more
Published 17 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
19 June – Thailand becomes the 38th nation in the world to legalize same-sex relationships with the marriage equality law. – TNA Read more
Published 18 hours ago
The opposition warned the government of the high financial risk of excessive borrowing, largely due to the planned 500 billion baht digital cash handout, as the fiscal 2025 Budget Bill debate began in parliament on Wednesday. Read more
Published 19 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The government was accused of being reckless and short-sighted in the planning and preparation of the 3.75 trillion baht budget for the 2025 fiscal year, aiming to address its own crises instead of the pressing problems of the country, with Read more
Published 20 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Security authorities have banned the flying of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, in the three southernmost border provinces and part of Songkhla province. Read more
Published 20 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
BANGKOK, June 19 (TNA) – The police are investigating into the theft of three oil-smuggling boats to find masterminds and possible involvement of a police colonel. After disappearing from the police pier in Chonburi’s Sattahip on June 11 with 15 Read more
Published 20 hours ago
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- PRESS RELEASE: Bangkok, 18 June 2024 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), together with U-Tapao–Rayong–Pattaya International Airport, is pleased to welcome new flight connections by SCAT Airlines from Almaty, Kazakhstan, and AirAsia from Kuala Lumpur, Read more
Published 20 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
Moscow, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a “strategic partnership treaty” following their talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday, Russian state media reported. Putin signalled earlier the two nations had prepared a document Read more
Published 20 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
A huge fire broke out at an electronic parts company in Rayong’s Pluak Daeng district this afternoon. The blaze, at the factory of Sun In Electronics (Thailand), started at about 1pm and sent large columns of black smoke billowing into Read more
Published 21 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The cabinet has approved a mutual visa-free agreement with Timor-Leste, under which visitors would be allowed to stay in the country for 30 days upon entry. Read more
Published 22 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The communique was signed by over 80 countries and international organizations including the US, the UK, Canada, France, Germany, the EU, Singapore, among others. The document reaffirmed the support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. Four areas of discussions were Read more
Published 22 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — A drunk Thai man suffered a gaping head wound after being attacked by an older man he mocked, apparently for his age, near Pattaya on the evening of June 18th, 2024. The incident occurred Read more
Published 22 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National — At 10:30 AM on June 18th, 2024, the Thai Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) and relevant agencies held a press conference to announce the seizure of over 200,000 units of illegal veterinary medicine valued Read more
Published 22 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin presented the 3.75 trillion baht budget bill for the 2025 fiscal year to the House of Representatives today. He forecasts that it will increase Thailand’s economic growth next year by 2.5%-3.5%. The growth, he said, will Read more
Published 23 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Bangkok — At 2:00 PM on June 18th, 2024, Bangna police and relevant agencies held a press conference regarding a violent altercation between two technical college institutions on June 13th, resulting in one death and one Read more
Published 23 hours ago
Source: Pattaya News
Muangthong United and Thailand goalkeeping legend Kawin Thamsatchanan hung up his gloves on Monday, bringing down the curtain on a remarkable 17-year career. The 34-year-old took to Facebook to share a heartfelt retirement message, reflecting on a journey that saw Read more
Published 23 hours ago
Source: Thai PBS World
A Vietnamese employee was shot dead and another wounded while they were drinking with the owner's son at a seafood restaurant in Bang Khunthian district, Bangkok, in the early hours of Wednesday. Read more
Published 23 hours ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Marine police are seeking people to adopt three puppies living on the oil-smuggling boats that went missing from Sattahip last week. The vessels were later found and towed back to a pier in Songkhla province. In addition to the eight Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Foreign envoys in Thailand and the foreign media have welcomed the caretaker Thai Senate’s passing of the Marriage Equality bill yesterday, which will pave the way for same sex marriage in the country. A message from the Embassy of Ireland Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
A Constitutional Court ruling on the Civil Code will enable wives to sue their husbands' lovers, whether male or female. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Foreign envoys in Thailand and the foreign media have welcomed the caretaker Thai Senate’s passing of the Marriage Equality bill yesterday, which will pave the way for same sex marriage in the country. A message from the Embassy of Ireland Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
BANGKOK, June 19 (TNA) – Thailand celebrates historic passage of the Marriage Equality Law with grand ceremony at Government House as Thailand becomes the first Southeast Asian nation to legalize same-sex marriage. The Government House was transformed into a vibrant Read more
Published 1 day ago
BANGKOK, June 19 (TNA) – The Constitutional Court has unanimously ruled that the law allowing spouses to sue for damages due to adultery is unconstitutional. The court found that Section 1523, paragraph two, of the Civil and Commercial Code, which Read more
Published 1 day ago
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Did you know that The Pattaya News is much more than just a website? We wanted to take a moment to provide our readers with a complete list of everything (we think) we are currently on Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
Shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un embraced Russian Vladimir Putin on his arrival at Pyongyang’s airport on Wednesday, the two leaders shared their “pent-up inmost thoughts” and agreed to develop their nations’ relations, North Korean state media said. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
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Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai Enquirer
President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a sweeping effort to provide a path to citizenship to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the U.S. illegally who are married to U.S. citizens, an election-year move that contrasts sharply with Republican rival Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
Police vowed to find the masterminds of the oil-smuggled gang and will arrest another seven crew members who have been missing after the three seized oil-smuggling vessels were recaptured on Monday. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The House of Representatives on Tuesday accepted for consideration four bills seeking to amend the Referendum Act at their first reading, as part of efforts to make it easier to amend the constitution. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Suspended deputy national police chief Pol Gen Surachate "Big Joke" Hakparn on Tuesday filed a petition with the House Speaker seeking a probe into the allegedly unusual wealth of a National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) member who is also on the Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Suspended deputy national police chief Pol Gen Surachate "Big Joke" Hakparn on Tuesday filed a petition with the House Speaker seeking a probe into the allegedly unusual wealth of a National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) member who is also on the Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Thailand is set to become the first country in Southeast Asia to recognise same-sex marriage, with its marriage equality law passed in the Upper House on Tuesday and now on the way to being promulgated before it is due to Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The Constitutional Court on Tuesday ordered all parties involved in Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin's ethics case to submit evidence within 15 days with the court scheduled to consider the case again on July 10. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Phetchabun: Authorities raided an industrial waste treatment plant in Sri Thep district and found several barrels containing chemicals buried underground without proper treatment, which may explain why residents have reported a strong chemical odour recently. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Are you aware that The Pattaya News is available on YouTube? YouTube is the most popular video platform on the planet and offers advantages over some other media platforms; videos on YouTube can be viewed in Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
BANGKOK, June 18 (TNA) – Today marks a historic day for Thailand as the country’s Senate overwhelmingly approves the same-sex marriage bill, making it the first in Southeast Asia to recognize same-sex unions. The bill passed with a vote of Read more
Published 1 day ago
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Pattaya — Chonburi immigration officers raided an apartment building in Pattaya today, June 18th, and apprehended over 25 illegal immigrants from Myanmar. The operation was conducted following a tip-off from concerned residents about a large group Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
The Pattaya News -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- National — Thailand’s Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve a historic same-sex marriage bill, officially making Thailand the first nation in Southeast Asia to legalize same-sex unions. The bill passed with a vote of 130 Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Pattaya News
July 10 has been set by the charter court as the date for the first hearing of a petition, submitted by a group of 40 former senators, accusing Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin of violating the Constitution by appointing Phichit Chuenban Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Thai Senate endorsed today, by a majority, the controversial marriage equality, bill which paves the way for same sex couples to marry. The caretaker senators spent about three hours deliberating the bill before voting. The vote was 130 in Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Senate passed the final reading of a marriage equality law on Tuesday, paving the way for the country to become the third territory in Asia to recognise same-sex couples after Nepal and Taiwan. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
A new regulation is now in force allowing drug abusers to possess only one methamphetmine pill or 20 milligrammes of crystal meth, or "ice", to be eligible for rehabilitation instead of prosecution. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post
Police will seek arrest warrants against those who they believe to be the “big fish” behind the disappearance of three oil-smuggling boats, which had been officially impounded and moored off Sattahip in Chon Buri province. Pol Col Anek Taosuparb, deputy Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
The Central Administrative Court dismissed a Bt40 billion lawsuit today, which had been filed against the Office of the Insurance Commission by Syn Mun Kong Insurance Public Company. The case was over the commission’s order banning the company from cancelling Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Thai PBS World
ฺBANGKOK, June 18 (TNA) – The Senate has approved the Marriage Equality Bill in its second and third readings, making Thailand the first country in Southeast Asia to implement such a law to legally recognize same-sex marriage. The bill will Read more
Published 1 day ago
Police seized fake animal medication worth more than 84 million baht from two major gang networks during raids in Nakhon Pathom and Samut Sakhon provinces. Read more
Published 1 day ago
Source: Bangkok Post

 

 

 

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