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Highway police scurry to save face after cop issues 1,123km/hour speeding...

Highway police scurry to save face after cop issues 1,123km/hour speeding ticket The chief at the highway department went ballistic after one of his underlings issued...

Thai driving standards: Will raising training from five hours to 15...

Thai driving standards: Will raising training from five hours to 15 make any difference? A Thai Rath feature has raised the whole issue of government attempts at...

Are Disney set to open theme park in Thailand?

Are Disney set to open theme park in Thailand? A Thai tourism department secretary has let the cat (or, perhaps more appropriately, in this case, mouse)...

Farang-only photo contest offers foreign residents a prize of 20,000 baht...

Farang-only photo contest offers foreign residents a prize of 20,000 baht for Thai-centric pics A photo contest announced by the government is calling for gorgeous,...

Cabinet endorses broad spying powers for police

Cabinet endorses broad spying powers for police With little fanfare, the Cabinet on Tuesday endorsed sweeping new powers for police to monitor mobile phone conversations...

Monk in robes crashes his mate’s suped up car just on...

Monk in robes crashes his mate's suped up car just on eve of leaving the monkhood A monk in robes borrowed his mate's car and...

Hunt on for taxi driver accused of raping Brazilian tourist

Hunt on for taxi driver accused of raping Brazilian tourist A Brazilian woman who hailed a taxi at Bangkok’s Don Mueang International airport was allegedly...

No need for Red Bull “boss” to appear, prosecutors say

No need for Red Bull "boss" to appear, prosecutors say When someone stepped up to explain why a son of a billionaire family was justified...

Property sector welcomes 99-year leases in Thailand

Property sector welcomes 99-year leases in Thailand THE PRIVATE sector has expressed support for the government’s plan to extend long-term 99-year property and land leases...

Spaniard sentenced to death in Thailand for grisly murder

Spaniard sentenced to death in Thailand for grisly murder A Spanish man was sentenced to death by a Thai court on Friday for the grisly...