Search resumes for Thai air force helicopter with 3 aboard

26 June 2016, 7:51 am

Rescuers in Thailand are searching for an air force helicopter a day ... 215 kilometers (134 miles) east of Bangkok. It began its mission at a base in Lopburi, about 150 kilometers (93 miles) northeast of the capital.... Read More »

Thailand pledges to protect rights of Myanmar migrants

26 June 2016, 5:34 am

Myanmar Foreign Minister and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is greeted by Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Somkid Jatusripitak (R) at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok, Thailand 23 June 2016. She will visit a seafood-processing district south of Bangkok ...... Read More »

Myanmar migrant plight in spotlight as Suu Kyi visits Thailand

26 June 2016, 5:06 am

Throughout her three-day visit, the media have also been informed that Suu Kyi would not be taking any questions from the press, even during a joint news conference in Bangkok with Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Friday to ...... Read More »

Greenfield woman attacked in Thailand

26 June 2016, 12:27 am

According to the reporters, a 21 year old Greenfield native had been stabbed last Saturday by a mugger at the time when she was walking from taxi to her apartment in Bangkok, Thailand. The girl Drost, teaches English to children. Before attack, she was on ...... Read More »

Thai Air Force loses contact with radar, three personnel on board

25 June 2016, 5:14 pm

BANGKOK: The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has confirmed that one of its helicopters lost contact with radar while flying from Don Mueang air base to Rayong at 2.40pm (local time) Saturday. RTAF spokesman Air Vice Marshal Pongsak Semachai in a statement said ...... Read More »

Suu Kyi Strikes Agreements With Thailand On Labor and Borders

24 June 2016, 10:07 pm

BANGKOK, Thailand — Burma’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has told Burmese migrant workers in Thailand they would be protected under new agreements signed between the two countries. She also said jobs would be created in Burma for thousands of ...... Read More »

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi receives thunderous welcome from migrants in Thailand

24 June 2016, 4:15 pm

BANGKOK, Thailand – Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi reportedly received a thunderous welcome from a huge group of workers as she landed in Thailand on June 23. According to reports, this marks Suu Kyi’s first official visit to Thailand ...... Read More »

Thailand jails seven activists over referendum campaign

24 June 2016, 4:04 am

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai court jailed seven activists on Friday for campaigning against a military-backed draft constitution which will be put to a referendum in August. Authorities arrested 13 people on Thursday while they were handing out leaflets ...... Read More »

Thailand’s rice exports jump 11% in H1 of 2016

24 June 2016, 12:36 am

BANGKOK: Thailand has exported about 4.71 million tonnes of rice worth 74.9 billion baht ($2.1 billion) since January, an 11.42 percent increase from the same period last year, the commerce minister said on Thursday. The government expects exports of Asia ...... Read More »

Save Big on Summer Fun in Bangkok With Luxury Hotel's Limited Time Offer

21 June 2016, 7:47 am

BANGKOK, THAILAND, Jun 21, 2016 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok Offers 30 Percent Discount Now to July 12 BANGKOK, THAILAND--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 2016) - Summer in the city is heating up and with a limited time offer, savvy ...... Read More »

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