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Illegal Construction Halts at Koh Samui Resort

The Natural Resources and Environmental Crime Suppression Division (NED), commonly known as the Forest Police, has taken action against an upscale resort development on...

Man Arrested for Allegedly Raping Ukrainian Tourist on Koh Samui Beach

Surat Thani police apprehended a 27-year-old man, identified as Nathapong, outside a convenience store in tambon Bo Phut, Koh Samui, on Sunday. The arrest...

National & World News

Thailand’s Electricity Rate Hike May Deter Investors

The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has issued a warning that Thailand's plan to increase electricity rates later this year could discourage foreign direct...

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Thailand Secures 42 Spots for Paris 2024 Olympics

The government announced that the Thai national team has secured 42 spots for the 33rd Olympic Games, set to take place in Paris, France,...
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Energy Absolute Faces Crisis Amid Executive Controversy

Energy Absolute, a prominent Thai renewable energy firm, faces a critical juncture as its newly appointed CEO, Somchainuk Engtrakul, vows to stabilize amidst financial...

Thailand Aims for 7.5% Tourism Revenue Growth in 2025

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has set an ambitious target for 2025, aiming for a 7.5% increase in revenue, which would equate to...

BOT Governor Discusses Thailandโ€™s Economic Recovery Challenges

In a frank discussion with local media, Bank of Thailand (BOT) Governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput acknowledged the slow pace of the country's economic recovery and...

Arts & Culture

Lisa’s “Rockstar” MV Hits 67 Million Views on YouTube

Lalisa โ€œLisaโ€ Manobalโ€™s new solo song, "Rockstar," has amassed an impressive 67.76 million views on YouTube, marking a significant milestone in her career. This...

LISA Announces New Solo Single Rockstar

After two weeks of anticipation, LISA of BLACKPINK has officially announced her upcoming solo single, "Rockstar," slated for release on June 27 at 8...

Thai Tearjerker “How to Make Millions Before Grandma Dies” Sweeps Singapore...

The Thai film "How to Make Millions Before Grandma Dies" has made waves in the Singaporean box office, shattering records with its emotional resonance....

Drive & Ride

Thailand Addresses BYD EV Pricing Concerns

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin recently engaged in discussions with BYD Chief Executive Wang Chuanfu concerning public concerns over pricing policies for the company's electric...

Thai Automotive Production Hits 14-Year Low Amid Economic Challenges

Thailand's automotive production is projected to reach a 14-year low this year, excluding the pandemic years of 2020-22, with output dipping to 1.65 million...

Thai Interest in Electric Vehicles Shifts Amidst Consumer Preferences

Thai consumers' interest in purchasing battery electric vehicles (BEVs) has declined over the past year, while hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have emerged as strong...


Thailand Unveils 2025 Grand Tourism Year Strategy

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has unveiled its ambitious "Amazing Thailand Grand Tourism Year" for 2025, aiming to rejuvenate the nation's tourism industry...

Thailand Train Trips Announced for July-August 2024

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has announced a series of train trips scheduled for July and August 2024, offering both overnight and one-day...

Thailand Expands Tourist Train Services with New Routes

It was reported that Thailandโ€™s Deputy Minister of Transport, Surapong Piyachote, announced the positive reception of the special tourist train services operated by the...


Prime Minister Launches Thailand Zero Dropout Initiative

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has raised alarm over the concerning number of Thai youths, aged 3-18, who have dropped out of school for various...

Education Ministry Plans Major Curriculum Overhaul, Reduce School Hours

The Ministry of Education is set to initiate a comprehensive overhaul of the core curriculum, aimed at reducing school hours and promoting non-classroom learning....

Thailand Sees Rise in International School Costs for 2024

Parents of students in Thailand's international schools faced increased educational costs in 2024, spending a total of 2.75 billion baht on learning materials, uniforms,...


Thai Hotels Oppose Increased Foreign Ownership of Condos

The Thai Hotels Association (THA) has voiced strong opposition to the government's plan to permit foreign ownership of up to 75% in condominium units....

Phuket Real Estate Market Surges Beyond Pre-COVID Levels

Phuket's real estate market is experiencing an unprecedented boom, surpassing pre-COVID levels, with a reported 500 active projects valued at 470 billion baht ($12.8...

Bangkok Airways Expands Amid Record Samui Passenger Traffic

On 18 June 2024, Bangkok Airways announced its plans to expand into new business ventures, including seaplane operations and a cruise terminal, while reporting...