Officials order study for rail line to Don Mueang Airport

Officials are hoping to create a rail system that moves passengers at Don Mueang Airport between Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and the car park The free service would also connect to the Red Line, a train line that is under construction and supposed to be completed by 2019 Airports of Thailand (AOT) believes that the project would be increase the older airport’s ability to handle more passengers and ease traffic...

BBC journalist faces five years in jail for reporting Thai fraud

A British journalist working for the BBC faces up to five years in a Thai jail after a lawyer brought a criminal defamation case against him over an investigation into fraud on a...

BBC journalist faces five years in jail for reporting Thai fraud

Russian tourist borrows 100,000 baht for bail for feeding fish off Phuket

The 53-year-old Russian woman who spent two nights in police lockup after she was caught feeding bread to fish on Racha Yai Island, south of Phuket, has been released on...

Russian tourist borrows 100,000 baht for bail for feeding fish off Phuket

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

A 17-year-old girl in Bangkok may face a murder charge for aborting her pregnancy at eight months According to Kannayao police, the minor, whose name was withheld, admitted to...

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

Thai army claims breakthrough pact with separatists in south

Thailand's army has reached a breakthrough pact with a Muslim separatist group to create a safety zone in the battle-torn southern provinces, the lead negotiator said on...

Thai army claims breakthrough pact with separatists in south

Central Group buys British Embassy land for 20 billion baht

Despite facing criticism for selling the land, the Central Group’s offer price was high enough for the Brits to sell off more of the prized parcel where the British Embassy sits...

Central Group buys British Embassy land for 20 billion baht

Government kills plan to track foreigners with their SIM cards

The plans that circulated several months ago outlining that tourists and other foreigners would be forced to use SIM cards that could be tracked by the government, ostensibly for...

Government kills plan to track foreigners with their SIM cards

Booze-loving couple bar hops in beer-themed wedding photoshoot (PHOTOS)

For these soon-to-be-married party animals, there's no better way for them to spend time together than traveling around Bangkok, sipping different draft and craft beers Sanit...

Booze-loving couple bar hops in beer-themed wedding photoshoot (PHOTOS)

Pattaya: The new family getaway destination for tourists?

A tourism organization has taken on what some might call an impossible task They want to reinvent Pattaya as a pleasant seaside city for families rather than the sin city most...

Pattaya: The new family getaway destination for tourists?

Body found in search for Brit who went missing after Full Moon Party

A body has been found in the search for an Englishman who disappeared after he attended the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan on Feb 12 Andrew Apperley, 38, from Eastbourne, was...

Body found in search for Brit who went missing after Full Moon Party

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