Opening New Parking Building in Hua Hin

Opening New Parking Building in Hua Hin

The Mayor of Hua Hin has opened a new car parking facility constructed with a budget 63 million THB with seven floors of parking space now available to the public. The new facility was opened...
Seafood Pricing Concerns

Seafood Pricing Concerns

Mr. Pirom Niltaya has chaired a meeting about a consumer complaint posted on social media by a tourist. The posting commented on what was claimed to be unreasonable prices for a seafood meal. The tourists...
Road upgrade in Kaeng Krachan Park Under Scrutiny

Road upgrade in Kaeng Krachan Park Under Scrutiny

The protected environment and biodiversity of Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi are being endangered by a concrete road soon to be built through the park’s jungle, environmentalists say. They are concerned about excessive tourism...
Government Plans to Build Community Waste-to-energy Plants

Government Plans to Build Community Waste-to-energy Plants

The government has reaffirmed its intention to construct waste-to-energy plants in various communities as a solution to better deal with trash disposal problem and generate more power at the same time. The trash-to-energy plant project...
PM Urges Thai Households to Plant Precious Trees

PM Urges Thai Households to Plant Precious Trees

Prime Minister Prayut Chana-o-cha has urged Thai people to plant 400 precious trees for each household so that, in the next ten years, there will be 1,000 million trees covering 26 million Rai of...
Phuket Tourism Stakeholders Commit to a Plastic-free Future

Phuket Tourism Stakeholders Commit to a Plastic-free Future

Leading hotels and tourism groups have signed the “Phuket Pledge” at the Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism Forum 2018 (PHIST) establishing a model for the future development of islands throughout Asia that embraces...
Immigration Bureau announces Permanent Residency Application Opening

Immigration Bureau announces Permanent Residency Application Opening

Foreigners residing in the kingdom have from now until the end of the year to get their permanent residency applications started. The Immigration Bureau said in a document countersigned by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha that...
The End of an Icon; the Final VW Beetle

The End of an Icon; the Final VW Beetle

Volkswagen AG is ending worldwide production of its iconic Beetle, the model once so popular in North America that it prompted the German automaker to build its first factory on the continent in the...
Auto Sector Tops Thai Exports to Asean

Auto Sector Tops Thai Exports to Asean

Vehicles as well as auto parts and accessories topped Thai shipments to Asean in the first eight months of this year, valued at 164.8 billion THB, according to figures from the Department of Foreign...
Two Pioneers of Cancer Treatment Win the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine

Two Pioneers of Cancer Treatment Win the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine

In the 1990s, two scientists made key discoveries that led to the development of promising new cancer-fighting immunotherapy drugs The two researchers, from the U.S. and Japan, made key discoveries about the immune system’s response...
Kaeng Krachan Cannabis Plantation Discovered

Kaeng Krachan Cannabis Plantation Discovered

The Narcotics Control Management Centre of Phetchaburi Province together with police officers, soldiers, public health officers, Volunteer Defence Corps members and forest officers have investigated a cannabis plantation found in the Nong Ya Plong...
NLA says Pot and Kratom Bill ‘Likely to be Passed’

NLA says Pot and Kratom Bill ‘Likely to be Passed’

A bill that would allow two narcotic plants, marijuana and kratom (Mitragyna speciose), to be grown for medical research purposes has been submitted to the Secretariat of the Senate, says Somchai Sawaengkan, a member...
Unicef Presents Princess Sirindhorn with Life-time Award

Unicef Presents Princess Sirindhorn with Life-time Award

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has been honoured with a life-time achievement award by the UN agency for children in recognition of her relentless efforts to improve the quality of life of...
Four Whale Sharks Hunting off Prachuap Khiri Khan

Four Whale Sharks Hunting off Prachuap Khiri Khan

Four whale sharks have been spotted near Koh Talu, three kilometres off the coast of southern Prachuap Khiri Khan The surprise appearance of the quartet of hunting whale sharks caused excitement to groups of tourists...
In Remembrance of His Majesty King Rama IX

In Remembrance of His Majesty King Rama IX

People in Hua Hin were delighted when they learned that King Bhumibol Adulyadej had been discharged from hospital and that he was staying at Klai Kangwon Palace in Hua Hin. This for about a...
Municipality Plans Eye-catching Tourism Attractions

Municipality Plans Eye-catching Tourism Attractions

Hua Hin municipality plans to build a skywalk at Hin Lek Fai to serve as a new city landmark with stylish buses touring the city as added tourism attractions. October 1st marked the founding of...
Thai Film to Retell Cave Rescue Drama

Thai Film to Retell Cave Rescue Drama

A Thai film retelling the story of the Tham Luang cave operation will start filming in November, said its director and producer. Titled “Nang Non” in Thai and “The Cave” in English, the film production...
Upstream Dam Construction at Pa La- U Reservoir

Upstream Dam Construction at Pa La- U Reservoir

Mr. Boonrod Hanaogart, Director of Irrigation Construction Bureau, has presided over the opening ceremony of dam construction at Pa La-U reservoir, which was initially commissioned by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Many people in the area participate in...
Thailand Rated Top Spot in ASEAN MICE Market

Thailand Rated Top Spot in ASEAN MICE Market

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has reported that Thailand has secured the top spot in the ASEAN MICE industry and has outlined new strategies to step up growth in the sector. Meetings, incentives,...
Take Care at Pala-U

Take Care at Pala-U

Officials at Kaeng Krachan National Park have been instructed to take close care of visitors, following an accident that a tourist slipped and fell down at Pa La-U waterfall. Kaeng Krachan National Park Chief, Mana...