In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop in New York City’s Bronx, but for Thai rapper RachYo, the language of hip hop is universal.

Thai Lion begins Kathmandu flights

August 2, 2018 09:44 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Thai Lion Air, a Thailand-based carrier, has launched its scheduled flights on Bangkok-Kathmandu sector. According to a statement issued by the airline, it will fly three times a week to Kathmandu, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Thai Airways International Public Co Ltd organized 'Blood Donation and Cardiac Health Check-up Program' in Kathmandu on Tuesday. The event was organized as part of the annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) program of Thai Airways to commemorate the 26th year of air crash of 1992 which killed 113 people, a statement issued by the Bangkok-based carrier said.

BANGKOK, July 18: Twelve boys and their football coach who were rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand have left hospital in preparation for returning home.

NEW YORK, July 12: The boys are out of the cave. Now Hollywood wants in.

CHIANG RAI, July 10: All 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flood Thai cave have been rescued, a Thai navy SEAL unit said on Tuesday, a successful end to a perilous mission that has gripped the world.

MAE SAI, July 9:  Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four of the 12 boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground.

MAE SAI, July 8: The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that “today is D-Day.”

BANGKOK/PHUKET, July 8: Rescuers in Thailand prepared to lift a sunken tourist boat on Sunday and said 15 people are still missing after the craft capsized off the coast of Phuket island, killing at least 41 people.

THAM LUANG CAVE, July 8: Thai authorities on Sunday said they plan to evacuate an area around a cave in northern Thailand where a dozen boys and their soccer coach have been trapped so that a “rescue operation” can take place.

THAILAND, July 7: A rescue mission for a young Thai soccer team and their coach trapped for two weeks in a flooded cave is at “war with water and time”, its leader said on Saturday, but was eyeing its best chance yet to free the group before expected heavy rains.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has sent a letter to the head of the Football Association of Thailand with an official invitation to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final Match in Moscow - if the boys are rescued in time.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has sent a letter to the head of the Football Association of Thailand with an official invitation to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final Match in Moscow - if the boys are rescued in time.

PHUKET, July 6: Thai authorities on Friday evening suspended the search for missing tourists who were on a boat that sank during a storm off the southern resort island of Phuket, as the death toll rose to 33, all of them Chinese nationals.

MAE SAI, July 5:  With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing against time to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimum risk, officials said Thursday.

THAILAND, July 4: Thai authorities said Navy Seals and cave diving experts would begin teaching the 12 boys trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand how to swim and dive either from Wednesday (July 4) or Thursday, before heavy rain falls as forecast over the coming days.

KATHMANDU, May 1: At the official invitation of Chief of the Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri, the Chief of the Royal Thai Armed Force of Thailand Thanchaiyan Srishuwan is arriving here today on a four-day visit to Nepal.

BANGKOK, March 29: The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie.

Master of Muay Thai

March 18, 2018 08:47 am

When you hear about martial art which is also taken as combat sports such as karate, wrestling, boxing, judo, mix martial art (MMA) and others, most of you may take these activities as violent, risky and uncivilized.

Thai Buffet at Manson

October 31, 2017 10:56 am

POKHARA, Oct 31: Targeting Thai tourists, the Manson Restaurant at Lake Side, Pokhara has introduced a Thai buffet to be laid out every Friday and Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Thailand has bade final farewell to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej organizing a special ceremony at Wat Sraket (The Royal Monastery) as a part of the funeral program of the late king on Thursday. The five-day funeral program concluded on Sunday midnight.

BUTWAL, Oct 20: The visiting Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhron arrived Lumbini in Rupandehi district today to mark cultural and religious connection between Nepal and Thailand with the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

BANGKOK, Sept 28: Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appears to be staying in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai after fleeing a criminal conviction, Thailand’s prime minister said Thursday in the first word on her whereabouts.

KATHMANDU, August 1: Thai Airways International Public Co Ltd organized blood donation and cardiac health checkup program in Kathmandu on Monday.

BANGKOK, July 18:  A former Thai Buddhist monk wanted on child sex charges will be sent home from the United States to face trial, Thai police said on Tuesday, the latest scandal to raise questions about the state of Buddhism in a fast-changing society.

More on Muay Thai

July 14, 2017 11:42 am

You might be surprised but it is actually very easy to stick to your six-month-old New Year fitness resolution once you find an exercise plan that excites you. Having understood this, it seems Gymkhana at Dharapati, Maharajgunj is seeking to help people with just that. To amp up the valley denizens’ enthusiasm for working out, they are introducing Muay Thai here.

BANGKOK,  May 22:  A bomb exploded at a hospital in Bangkok on Monday, wounding more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Nepal's ambassador to Thailand Dr Khaga Nath Adhikari on Saturday said Nepal has abundant opportunities available for investors.

BANGKOK: A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.

BANGKOK, April 6:  Thailand's king signed the country's new constitution on Thursday, putting his stamp of approval on the nation's 20th charter since the absolute monarchy was abolished in 1932.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Police on Friday arrested four Thai citizens, including a Thai nun, from Tribhuvan International Airport on the charge smuggling foreign currencies.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Nepali Muay Thai player Sanjay Rai has bagged gold medal in the 14th Muay Thai Championship in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Kumar Karki has been elected as the fourth President of Thai Nepali Association (TNA).

BANGKOK, Nov 17: A Siamese fighting fish with the colors of the Thai national flag has been bought for a record breaking 53,500 baht ($1,530) at an online auction, making it the most expensive Betta fish to ever be sold.

A Thai man has married his pet snake believing it to be his dead girlfriend.

Thai lessons

October 20, 2016 00:35 am

Export oriented policies adopted by Thailand, both in agriculture and manufacturing, played a big role in transforming its economy

The Thai crisis

October 18, 2016 00:15 am

The junta fears the crown prince’s playboy reputation

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi expressed condolences over the passing away of the King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her condolences over the passing away of the King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej.

BANGKOK, Oct 13: Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died after a long illness, the palace announced Thursday, ending a remarkable seven-decade reign and leaving a divided people bereft of a towering and rare figure of unity.

Mua Thai championship from Friday

September 29, 2016 20:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: First K Bag Mua Thai Championship is set to be held in Kathmandu on Friday and Saturday. Nepal National Mua Thai Association and K Bag Sports Private Limited are jointly organizing the event at the Dasharath Stadium covered hall, Tripureshwar.

NEW YORK, Sept 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat today held talks with his Thai counterpart Krasuang Kan Tang Prathet on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

BANGKOK, Aug 13: In the aftermath of a coordinated wave of bombings that shook tourist towns in Thailand this week, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's military government is scrambling to hunt down those responsible. The 11 explosions killed four people and injured dozens, including 11 foreign tourists.

HUA HIN, Thailand, Aug 12: A wave of coordinated explosions rattled cities and resort towns across southern Thailand, killing at least four people and wounding dozens more. Police said Friday about 10 foreigners were among the injured.

Bolivian, Thai women held with cocaine

August 10, 2016 14:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Narcotics Control Bureau of Nepal Police has arrested two foreign women on the charge of trafficking cocaine from the capital.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Thai Airways International Public Co. Ltd organized a blood donation program on Sunday.

BANGKOK, June 21: Several convicted drunken drivers were brought to a Bangkok morgue today to see a corpse and reflect on the gory consequences of their actions as part of a program aimed at combating the carnage on Thailand's roads.