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KUALA LUMPUR • Women in Thailand have taken to social media to share stories of sexual harassment, angered at an official's suggestion that they cover up to avoid ... The water festival is also celebrated in in Laos and Cambodia as well as in China's Yunnan province by the local Dai ethnic nationality.
The $285 million factory, in Thailand's Rayong Province, is designed according to the Industry 4.0 concept, CMA said, and is controlled by Manufacturing Execution System software and integrated with the SAP management system. Tim Phillips, vice president of marketing and operations for Double Coin, ...

Thais and foreigners are flocking in large numbers to many northern provinces, including Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Nan, to celebrate the Thai New Year ... Pinnart Charoenpon, director of Chiang Mai Tourism Authority of Thailand, said the province has prepared a special event that allows visitors the ...
BANGKOK (AP) – Police in Thailand said they shot and killed two suspected insurgents who ambushed a police unit Tuesday in the southern province of Pattani, a day after bombs in a neighbouring province injured 12 people. Three police officers were wounded in the gunfight that broke out after the ...
BANGKOK, 2 April 2018 (NNT) - Thailand's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is preparing the country's water reserves for the upcoming dry season ... Meanwhile, the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has identified 74 districts across 23 provinces that are prone to the effects of drought, as they are ...
TAK: Heavy rain hit four districts -- Muang, Sam Ngao, Ban Tak and Wang Chao -- in this northern border province late on Saturday night, causing flooding and partial blackouts in many low-lying areas. In Muang district, many spots in the municipal area were flooded, including a stretch of about 100 metres ...

Thailand will shut Maya Bay, which famously featured in The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, for four months a year, from June. In the Philippines, officials plan to close Boracay island for six months at the end of April. "Islands have very fragile eco-systems that simply cannot handle so many people, ...
Officials in Battambang province and their counterparts in Sa Kaeo province across the border in Thailand on Friday agreed to open the new Phnom Dev international border checkpoint on ... The existing checkpoint currently allows Cambodian and Thai nationals to cross for the purposes of work and trade.
The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation today (Mar 2) warned people in 61 provinces including Bangkok to get ready ahead of the unseasonal summer storms that will hit over half of the country's 77 provinces from April 4-8. Chayaphol Thitisak, director-general of the department, said that in a ...
This handout photo released and taken by the Royal Thai Army on April 1, 2018 shows a group of Rohingya refugees during a stop on an island in Krabi ... With 56 Rohingya refugees on board, the vessel received supplies after stopping on Lanta island, in Thailand's southern Krabi province, following a ...
Bangkok: The governor of Thailand's Chiang Mai province has sued a local magazine for posting a "blasphemous" painting on Facebook of ancient ... All matters touching on the monarchy are highly sensitive in Thailand, a country where kings have been worshipped as near dieties and are protected by ...
Firefighters douse flames after a fire aboard a double-decker bus killed 20 people in Thailand's Tak province on March 30. (Daily News / Associated Press) ... The fire was reported to police around 1:30 a.m. in Tak province in western Thailand along the border with Myanmar. The bus was heading to a ...
The workers were traveling to a factory district near Bangkok when their chartered bus was engulfed in flames around 1:30 a.m. in Tak Province. The cause of the fire was not yet known, said Col. Krissana Pattanacharoen, a Royal Thai Police spokesman. The authorities were planning to interview the driver ...
The Thai PBS television network reported on its website that in addition to the dead, 33 passengers were hurt in Wednesday night's accident in Nakhon Ratchasima province. The report said passengers were returning to northeastern Kalasin province from a long-distance excursion to the seaside province ...
Ministry spokesman Seang Thay said Thailand and Vietnam were the main markets for Cambodia. ... Lyhoeun, the director of Drycorpkh Cambodia, a cassava trading company in Battambang province, welcomed the move, saying it was the right response for traders and exporters based in the provinces.
Thailand's military government has been hit with a graft scandal involving the misappropriation of 85 percent of funds that were allocated for the poor and for ... secretary-general, told Reuters that they had “investigated and found corruption-related instances and evidence in about 49 out of 76 provinces.”.
Like their South Asian peers, Thai truck owners are enthralled by decorous vehicles -- with new designs spinning out across social media and the best artists charging up to $1,600 for their work. "These trucks are used in real life," said Teerasak Inklom, while controlling the state-of-the-art sound system on ...

Thai PM Prayut Chan-ocha faces elections in 12 months and is under pressure to deliver on his promises to contain human trafficking and separatist violence. ... KUALA LUMPUR: The plan to build a Thai-Malaysia border wall in Thailand's southern province of Songkhla is more about politics than security, ...
Migrant workers from Myanmar working in fishing industry show their personal documents, working permits to Thai officials in Samut Sakhon Province, Thailand, March 20, 2018. The Thai government has reiterated its determination to register and legalize all of some 3.8 million migrant workers from ...
The accident occurred on Wednesday evening in Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima province with the double decker bus carrying around 50 people returning home from a holiday. "There are 18 people killed, of these 12 women and six men including one boy," said Suthep Ruenthawil, chief of the Nakhon ...
BANGKOK, March 22 (Xinhua) -- At least 16 people were killed and more than 30 others were injured in a collision between a tour bus and an 18-wheel trailer truck in northeastern Thai province of Nakhon Ratchasima on Wednesday night. Initial report from rescue workers said that the double-decker was ...
Thailand bus crash: More than 35 people have been injured, authorities said The driver of the tour bus may have lost control of the vehicle on a downhill curve on winding Highway ... The crash happened in the Thai Wang Nam Khiao district in the Nakhon Ratchasima province at 7.30pm (12.30pm GMT).
The group has also been promoting community-focused sustainability practices in Thailand's Chiang Rai province. In a letter, Rak Chiang Kong had asked EGAT about the status of the Power Purchasing Agreement (PPA). Rak Chiang Kong had held a dialogue on the Pak Beng dam, bringing Thai ...
Some reports speculate it was just outside Bangkok, others claimed it was inside a shortwave radio relay station built for broadcaster Voice of America in the northern province of Udon Thani. Much later, when details began to emerge, the Thai Government and military denied any knowledge about a secret ...
BANGKOK • Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to proceed with a plan to build a border wall in Thailand's southern province of Songkhla, as part of efforts to ... The agreement was reached during the 54th meeting of the Thai-Malaysian General Border Committee in Bangkok chaired by Defence Minister ...
Lt. Gen. Wichak Siribansop, the army commander for Thailand's northern provinces, told the media on March 23, 2017, that he saw the footage and concluded that the soldiers were acting reasonably because Chaiyaphum escaped and was about to throw a hand grenade at them. “That was a right decision ...
Lt. Gen. Wichak Siribansop, the army commander for Thailand's northern provinces, told the media on March 23, 2017, that he saw the footage and concluded that the soldiers were acting reasonably because Chaiyaphum escaped and was about to throw a hand grenade at them. “That was a right decision ...
Storms have caused havoc in 13 provinces with over 1,100 houses affected, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department said yesterday. This includes 11 provinces in the Northeast and two in the Central Plains, department director-general Chayaphon Thitisak said, adding 1,163 houses in 205 ...
BANGKOK - Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to proceed with a plan to build a border wall in Thailand's southern province of Songkhla as part of efforts to ... The agreement was reached during the 54th meeting of the Thai-Malaysian General Border Committee in Bangkok chaired by Defence Minister ...
Thailand is rushing to contain the spread of rabies after a spike in cases across the country. The virus has been detected in 40 provinces including popular tourist areas Bangkok and Chiang Rai. Three infected people have died this year. Rabies is passed on to humans from infected animals and is almost ...
An Irish tourist lost her phone in Thailand and had the nicest thing happen ... There they were, stuck on a bus, with no Thai between them, and what seemed like no chance in hell of retrieving her phone that had lasted her this long ... Surat Thani province in Thailand is extremely popular with backpackers.
However, Sudarat has gained the backing of many Pheu Thai politicians in northeastern provinces, who view her as the most suitable candidate to become the next party leader, according to former Pheu Thai MP Chaiya Phromma, who represented the province of Nong Bua Lam Phu. “Many northeastern ...
A banquet of fresh fruit and vegetables is enjoyed by 70 elephants at Ayutthaya Elephant Kraal in Ayutthaya province on Tuesday. (Photo by Sunthorn Pongpao). - +. Merit-making ceremonies and buffet feasts were on order for elephants in several provinces on Tuesday to mark Thai Elephant Day. In Surin ...
BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Thai authorities are stepping up rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats after 22 provinces across the ... said on Monday that he had ordered rabies centres be set up in all 32 districts of the province, where the outbreak has been detected in nine districts.
A long-running insurgency in Thailand's Deep South has inflicted a toll of immense suffering on women and fueled a cycle of domestic violence, ... Earlier in the week, Patimoh participated at a seminar organized by Oxfam International in Narathiwat – one of the provinces in the Deep South – to raise ...
The announcement coincides with Nan Province declaring Yod sub-district a quarantine zone after a dead dog tested positive for rabies. ... the government is considering establishing a law reform body for sustainable development of Thai legislation, adding that some laws currently in use in Thailand were ...
BANGKOK: The ongoing southern Thai peace talks between Thai government and MARA Patani facilitated by Malaysia have been criticised by local observers ... The conflict in southern Thailand's three mainly Malay-Muslim provinces, Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala began about 15 years ago and had since ...
Animal rabies in Thailand is at outbreak levels so far in 2018, with 359 confirmed cases of rabies reported in 37 provinces since the beginning of the year, ... Thai news source, The Nation reports that a survey given recently shows that 60 per cent of the 11,369 people who participated in the recent survey ...
Meanwhile, another recent study by the School of Economics at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce found that 52% of low-income families in Thailand borrow money for their children's education. Mr Sompong said the school admission process needs to be overhauled as it has created ...
BANGKOK: Thai police swooped in on two Malaysian men suspected of withdrawing money on behalf of a call-centre scam syndicate at Petchaburi province in central Thailand yesterday. The Malaysians were picked up at a shopping mall after victims of the syndicate lodged police reports on the alleged ...
Patimoh Po-etae-daoh, president of WE PEACE, an NGO that promotes women's rights in Thailand's Deep South, holds a sign reading “public spaces must ... Earlier in the week, Patimoh participated at a seminar organized by Oxfam International in Narathiwat – one of the provinces in the Deep South – to ...
Thai Ambassador to China Piriya Khempon visited Guiyang, Guizhou Province from March 3 to 5, when his party passed through several places of interest in the ... said that Lao Gan Ma products are very popular among Thai people and expressed his wish that Lao Gan Ma's market expands in Thailand.
Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged related bodies to produce sufficient medicines and vaccines. The department of disease control announced in early March that rabies has claimed three lives in Thailand in the past two months. It also announced rabies-prone areas in 42 other provinces.
But Lampang ranks top as the province with the highest amount of PM10 beyond the standard level of 120 μg/cu m for the northern region. Smog remains another problem during the dry season although the smog condition has not yet affected aviation activities, said the department. Meanwhile, Somporn ...
Bangkok, mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Thai authorities reported today that at least three people died of rabies in recent months, while a state of alert was decreed in 13 provinces due to the high rate of infection of that disease. So far the localities of Surin, Chon Buri, Sumut Prakan, Chachoengsao, Nan, Buri Ram, ...
FIEL - In this June 20, 2014, file photo, migrant workers unload frozen fish from a boat at a fish market in Samut Sakhon Province, west of Bangkok. Thailand's fishing and seafood industry has ... The ILO surveyed 434 workers in 11 Thai provinces in March-April 2017. The report said 125 Cambodians, 287 ...
ILO finds progress in fixing Thai fishing industry abuses ... Migrant workers prepare for another fishing trip at a port in Samut Sakhon province, Jan 22, 2018. ... A survey of working conditions in Thailand's fishing and seafood industry conducted by the UN's International Labour Organisation has found that ...
The Livestock Department has declared 13 provinces a red zone for close watch for rabies which has claimed three deaths since January. The department deputy chief Mr Chirasak Pipattanapongsophon said Tuesday that the latest rabies case involved a Siberian dog which has recently died from the ...
This is also the premise of UN Women's programme, “Empowering women leaders and young people to build resilient, cohesive and peaceful communities in the southern border provinces of Thailand”, funded by private sector partners like Thai Airways International and Central Retail Corporation.
Thailand's Samut Sakhon Province, a major fishing hub, is 5,000 workers short following the tighter government regulations. Recent calls for workers attracted fewer than 500 people. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations had 6.9 million migrant workers coming from within the region in 2015, ...


 

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