Drinkers won't be "chillin'" in restaurants in Khon Kaen and 68 other provinces starting Sunday.

Restaurant Alcohol Ban in 69 Provinces Starts Sunday

While people in Thailand’s biggest cities breathed a sigh of relief that the alcohol wasn’t banned in restaurants again Friday, spare a thought for...
Furious Crowd Blocks Grandma, Mom at Boy’s Burial

Trat Funeral Mob Attacks Mother Charged with Killing 6-Year-Old Son

An angry crowd blocked the mother and grandmother of a 6-year-old boy found dead in the back seat of a car in Trat from...
Myanmar Junta Army Soliders Karen Union Mae Sot Tak Thailand

5,000 Flee Myanmar Fighting, Crossing into Thailand

A clash between Myanmar soldiers and ethnic troops near the Tak border impacted heavily on residents of the northern Thailand province as about 5,000...
A woman is questioned by a police officer after a five-year-old girl died from shotgun wounds received while playing with two young boys in a room in the village chief's house in Phanom Thuan district, Kanchanaburi province, on Monday. (Photo: Piyarat Chongcharoen)

Shotgun Death of 5-Year-Old Girl Sparks New Gun-Safety Debate

The death of a 5-year-old girl killed while playing with a  shotgun has highlighted gun-safety issues in a country that has the highest rate...
Omicron Variant Coronavirus Covid-19

Half of New Kalasin Cases ‘Likely Omicron’

Kalasin authorities said half of 64 new cases of Covid-19 could be caused by the new omicron variant. The Kalasin cluster has been linked to...
Khao Phanom police inspector Lt. Col. Attawut Patkong questions the 39-year-old mother.

Krabi Police Weigh Charges Against Woman Who Abandoned Newborn Baby in...

Krabi police said they have not decided whether to file charges against a 39-year-old woman who abandoned her newborn baby in the jungle. Khao Phanom...
Bang Pa-in-Nakhon Ratchasima elevated motorway Thailand

Elevated Bang Pa-in-Nakhon Ratchasima Motorway Opens Free During Holidays

A section of the new Bang Pa-in-Nakhon Ratchasima elevated motorway is set to open free of charge for motorists as part of efforts to...
At Phumin Temple, which is thought to be about 425 years old, inspectors new cracks in the main Buddha statue

Ancient Nan Temple Damaged by 5.8-Magnitude Earthquake in Laos

Northern Thai provinces were shaken awake early Monday by a magnitude-5.8 earthquake that hit Laos. The Earthquake Observation Division of Thailand’s Meteorological Department said the...
A large fire broke out on the second night of rioting Friday at Krabi Prison.

2 Nights of Rioting Sparks Fire, Injures 3 at Krabi Prison

Authorities at a Krabi prison ended two days of rioting that resulted in a large fire and three inmates hurt by rubber bulelts. Inmates rioted...
A pickup truck burns after a bomb went off at the entrance of a mosque in Muang district of Yala on Saturday. The driver, a local leader from Narathiwat, was badly injured. (Photo: Abdullah Benjakat)

Thailand’s Islamic Insurgency Enters 18th Year, No Peace in Sight

. More than 7,000 killed since 2004 in Deep South while Prayut trains guns on unarmed Bangkok student protestors
Maha Sarakham Thailand Elephant Tusks Conservation Center Auction-2

Giant Elephant Tusks to Go on Auction for ฿25 Million

The Chang Thongkhum elephant-conservation center will put a pair of elephant tusks up for online auction with the starting price of 25 million baht. Thanabadee...
Police later arrested all the nine prisoners including Pacharawut Multhongsong, 38, who ordered the saw blade and led the jailbreak.

9 Prison Escapees Back Behind Bars in Nakhon Pathom

Nine inmates who staged a jailbreak in Nakhon Pathom are back behind bars. The commissioner of Provincial Police Region 7 and warden of Nakhon Pathom...
Patrols beefed up at Thai-Myanmar border in Ranong

Army Boosts Patrols Along Myanmar Border in Ranong

Border patrols have been stepped up along the Thai-Myanmar border in Ranong Province to deter people from illegally entering Thailand and potentially causing a...
Nakhon Sawan Thailand Military Helicopter Crash

2 Killed as Military Chopper Crashes, Burns in Nakhon Sawan

A training helicopter of the army crashed in Nakhon Sawan Province Monday, bursting into flames and killing an aviation instructor and his student. Local rescue...
An IED damaged a Sungai Kolok-Nakhon Si Thammarat train and slightly injured its driver, its engineer and a passenger. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Rail Service Resumes in Pattani After Train Bombing

The State Railway of Thailand resumed service through Pattani Province after a bombing of a commuter train in the southern border province on Monday...
Prayut Suphan Buri Rice Farmers Rice Aid Cash Prices

Suphan Buri Rice Farmers Get Gov’t Cash to Offset Low Rice...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha granted Suphan Buri rice farmers financial assistance to offset low rice and vegetable prices the government is trying to raise. Prayut...
At 9:22 p.m., crowd control police brought all 36 demonstrators to the Police Club.

#SaveChana Protest Crackdown Legal, Prayut Claims

. Ex-general ordered forces to disperse peaceful protest, claiming 'government intelligence' showed demonstration would grow.
Rescue workers assist a flood victim in Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Thailand’s Deep South on High Alert for More Flooding

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered relevant units to be on high alert for flooding in the southern region, asking them to report any disaster-related...

Photo View: Flooding Deluges Nakhon Si Thammarat

Nakhon Si Thammarat is being deluged from runoff from the Khiriwong mountain range following two days of steady rain. Flooding also hit the adjacent provinces...
Ostrov Movie Czech Production in Thailand

Phuket, Krabi Star in New Czech Movie ‘Ostrov’

Thailand is back in the front of international movie cameras with a Czech Republic film currently being shot in Phuket and Krabi. A 22-member film...
Phetchaburi Thailand UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Phetchaburi Unique Foods Lands Thai Province on UNESCO Creative Cities List

Phetchaburi Province has been accepted as Thailand’s latest member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of gastronomy. Phetchaburi is the fifth province...
Soldiers of the Pha Muang Task Force with bags containing 1.8 million meth pills, after a clash in which six drug smugglers were shot dead in Mae Fa Luang district of Chiang Rai early on Tuesday. (Photo: Pha Muang Task Force)

6 Dead as Thailand Scales Up War on Drug Smugglers

Thailand is stepping up measures to stop the intensifying influx of narcotics into the country from strife-torn Myanmar and communist Laos through its porous...
Phitsanulok Thailand Khwae Noi National Park

Now Best Time to Visit Phitsanulok’s Khwae Noi National Park

During this time of year, it surely is the best period to visit Phitsanulok’s Khwae Noi National Park as its mountaintops have started to...
An aerial view of the construction site of the Stung Bot-Ban Nong Ian Border Checkpoint with Thailand in Banteay Meanchey. (Photo: Cambodia Ministry of Public Works)

Thailand, Cambodia May Open New Sa Kaeo Crossing Early to Boost...

Thailand and Cambodia may open a new border crossing early, even before construction of all facilities is complete in order to boost trade. Transport Minister...
Phangnga’s Moken Community Isolated Aftr Covid-19 Outbreak

Phangnga’s Moken Community Isolated After Covid-19 Outbreak

A community of about 300 Moken people on Koh Surin in Phangnga Province has been isolated after 22 tested positive for Covid-19. Health officials of...
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