Yellow-clad people gather in Phetchaburi

Royalist demonstrators gather in front of the Phetchaburi provincial hall to show their support and ask groups of people who they view are committing acts deemed offensive to the monarchy to stop. (Photo by Chaiwat Satyaem) PHETCHABURI: About 2,000 yellow-clad people gathered in Phetchaburi on Thursday, demanding that anti-government protesters…

Gas pipe explosion in Samut Prakan

Flames from a gas pipe explosion at the Asia Industrial Estate Suvaranabhumi in Bang Bo district, Samut Prakan province on Thursday afternoon. (Photo: JS100 traffic radio Facebook page) SAMUT PRAKAN: A gas pipe exploded at an industrial estate in Bang Bo district on Thursday afternoon, sending people fleeing in panic…

State of emergency ends in Bangkok

Riot police wait behind razor wire for political demonstrators at Tuek Chai intersection in Bangkok on Wednesday evening, just before the prime minister offered to end the state of severe emergency declared in Bangkok. (Photo: Pornprom Satrabhaya) Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has revoked his state of severe emergency declaration in…

Pro-democracy activist Passaravalee arrested, bailed

Pro-democracy activist Passaravalee Thanakijvibulphol, left, during a protest on Wednesday evening. She was arrested later that night near Victory Monument by plainclothes police. The Pathumwan court released her on bail without surety on Thursday morning. (Photo: Pattarapong Chatpattarasill) Pro-democracy activist Passaravalee Thanakijvibulphol was released on bail by the Pathumwan court…

Brighter export outlook for the rest of the year

Exports are expected to slowly recover in the remaining months this year, boosted by strong demand for food, people working from home, Covid-19-related products, and automobiles and parts.Speaking after the second meeting of the Joint Public and Private Sector Consultative Committee on Commerce, Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Wednesday both…

A world of knowledge comes to life

A world of knowledge comes to life published : 22 Oct 2020 at 04:00 newspaper section: Life Too Loud A Solitude. photo courtesy of Too Loud a Solitude Bangkok International Artists Guild (Biag) is staging Too Loud A Solitude at KBank Siam Pic-Ganesha Theater, 7th floor of Siam Square One,…

Get back into the team spirit with Asics

Get back into the team spirit with Asics published : 22 Oct 2020 at 04:00 newspaper section: Life With people adjusting to movement restrictions amid the Covid pandemic, Asics is connecting runners around the world with the "Asics World Ekiden 2020" virtual marathon, which will take place on Nov 11…

Drugs case leads to rare wood inquiry

The Royal Forest Department and Department of Special Investigation (DSI) have teamed up to find out why a now dead member of a drug network had precious wood worth 160 million baht in his possession.The seizure came during a DSI raid on the dead man's home to seize assets thought…