Stories By Arglit Boonyai
129 Sep 2014 Mon
Thailand's southern provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat are trying to woo tourists despite the instability plaguing the region.
217 Sep 2014 Wed
As rubber prices drop below manufacturing costs, Thailand's debt-ridden rubber farmers cut down plantations to earn money, while some considered mass protests against the government.
315 Sep 2014 Mon
Thailand's agriculture ministry on Monday (Sep 15) held talks with rubber farmers who have threatened to launch protests over the falling prices of their commodity.
412 Sep 2014 Fri
Thailand's new Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Friday (Sep 12) asked for the public's trust and patience while reforms aimed at bringing about economic and social stability to the kingdom were being carried out.
509 Sep 2014 Tue
Thailand's interim government has opted to maintain martial law in the country for now, after holding its very first Cabinet meeting on Tuesday (Sep 9).
601 Sep 2014 Mon
Thailand's newly-appointed Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has received royal endorsement for his new Cabinet made up of senior military officers and close allies.
730 Aug 2014 Sat
Thailand's tourism industry has suffered a plunge over the past six months that saw mass political protests and a military coup. But more family-friendly tourist attractions are moving in in the hopes of rebranding the city of sin and to draw the crowds.
822 Aug 2014 Fri
A complaint was filed on Friday (Aug 22) with the Constitutional Court, claiming that Prime Minister-elect Prayuth's appointment goes against the interim charter.
921 Aug 2014 Thu
While many Thais remain confident in General Prayuth's ability to move Thailand forward, the army chief's near unanimous election gives credence to criticism that the coup junta is tightening its control of the nation.
1020 Aug 2014 Wed
Thailand's military government is pushing a nationwide crackdown on street vendors, in an effort to clean up the country's streets and image. Authorities claim the long standing roadside markets are a threat to public safety, but vendors are concerned they will be out of a livelihood.