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Railway on track for completion this year

02. February 2023

Construction of the 145-kilometre Lop Buri-Pak Nam Pho double-track railway, which includes the country's longest elevated stretch at 19km, will be completed on schedule by the end of this year, the Department of Rail Transport (DRT) said on Thursday. Les mer >>>

Actress' vaping case sparks debate

02. February 2023

Taiwanese actress Charlene An's police extortion case is raising concerns over the legality of e-cigarettes and how smokers can still access them despite a ban in the kingdom. Les mer >>>

Land prices surge amid urban growth

02. February 2023

Infrastructure, including a new expressway, along with urbanisation driven by mass transit expansion and market competition pushed Bangkok land prices up by as much as 75% in recent years. Les mer >>>

Hazy vape law makes waves

02. February 2023

The laws regulating e-cigarettes have sparked controversy, prompting a cabinet minister to propose vaping be legalised while police have launched operations to crack down on the sale of the devices. Les mer >>>

Diesel price to fall to B34.50 per litre

02. February 2023

The domestic price of diesel will fall to 34.50 baht a litre later this month, down from 34.94 baht, following a decline in global crude oil prices. Les mer >>>

No vaping for smokers, no bail for 'extortion' police

02. February 2023

Six policemen accused of extorting a group of tourists caught with vaping devices have been denied bail while the Bangkok police chief has ordered a crackdown on illegal e-cigarettes that are widely available in the capital. Les mer >>>

'Extortion' principal: It's not my money

02. February 2023

The director of a Bangkok school has been suspended for allegedly extorting money from a supplier of student lunches, while insisting that the cash found in his office belonged to someone else. Les mer >>>