Thailand’s southern beaches lure travelers with their turquoise water and dramatic limestone cliffs, but there’s more to explore in the Southeast Asian country that’s one of the world’s most popular destinations.
BANGKOK, Aug 14: A court in Thailand on Wednesday dismissed terrorism and other charges against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key areas of central Bangkok closed off and random violence that was ended by military force.
KATHMANDU, July 6: Bangkok-based Nepal Embassy organized ‘Nepal Evening 2019’ on Friday in Phuket, Thailand with a view to promoting Nepali tourism and culture as well as attracting foreign investment for the development of the country.
A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday.
KATHMANDU, June 18: The Embassy of Nepal in Thailand in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and the Society of Travel and Tour Operators (SOTTO)–Nepal organized “Nepal Evening 2019: B2B Tourism Event” in Bangkok.
BANGKOK, June 11: Thailand’s king formally endorsed former army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as an elected prime minister on Tuesday, five years after he seized power in a military coup, though the makeup of his coalition government’s cabinet is unclear.
BANGKOK, May 9: Thailand’s pro-army Palang Pracharat party was looking for coalition partners on Thursday from a wide field of potential allies as it seeks to keep military junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a 2014 coup, in office as prime minister.
An elaborate three-day ceremony is planned for the official coronation of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who ascended the throne after the 2016 death of his revered father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
BANGKOK, May 4: Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday completed Buddhist and Brahmin rituals to symbolically transform him into a living god as the Southeast Asian nation crowned its first monarch in nearly seven decades.
BANGKOK, April 6: The leader of a new party that has challenged Thailand’s military government was charged on Saturday with sedition, the latest legal action facing the rising star after a disputed March election.
BANGKOK, March 24: A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand’s first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed Sunday, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power.
Polls opened Sunday for the first Thai election since a 2014 coup, with a high turnout expected among a public who received a cryptic last-minute warning from the Thai king to support "good" leaders to prevent "chaos."
KATHMANDU, March 15: Chiang Mai, a city in northern Thailand, has been finalized as the venue for Asian Cricket Council (ACC) U-16 Eastern Region. Defending champion Nepal will start its campaign to retain the trophy against Myanmar on April 20 at the Prem Tinsulanonda School cricket ground.
BANGKOK, March 14: It's polo season in Thailand and teams of jodhpur-clad Argentines and monied Asians gallop onto the flawless field, as spectators spill from a pavilion -- glasses of champagne in hand -- for the final chukka.
BANGKOK, Feb 15: As Pinit Ngarmpring, he was a CEO and sports promoter, well known in the world of Thai soccer. Now, under her preferred new name of Pauline Ngarmpring, she’s pursuing a bid to become the country’s first transgender prime minister.
DUBAI, Feb 11: Bahrain said it has taken note of a “halt of legal proceedings” against refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who was released from a Thai jail on Monday after Bahraini authorities abandoned their bid to seek his extradition.
BANGKOK, Feb 11: Thailand's junta chief on Monday dismissed rumours of an impending coup as "fake news", as speculation ricocheted across a kingdom unsettled by the ill-fated political union between a princess and a party allied to the powerful Shinawatra clan.
BANGKOK, Feb 8 : A Thai political party on Friday named a princess as its nominee to be the next prime minister, upending tradition that the royal palace plays no public role in politics and upsetting all predictions about what may happen in next month’s election.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: National flag carrier Nepal Airlines has announced a special offer on its flight to Bangkok of Thailand. Under the scheme announced on Thursday, it will offer roundtrip ticket at Rs 12,000 on the Kathmandu-Bangkok sector, exclusive of applicable taxes.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Nepal Women’s National Cricket team has faced a 70-run defeat at the hand of host Thailand in the final match of Women’s Twenty20 Smash Cricket held at Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Nepal registered its victory in the opening match of the Women T20 Smash Cricket Tournament in Thailand. It defeated China by 10 wickets, meeting the target of 49 runs posted by the rival in 8.4 balls. Nepal played without losing any wicket.
BANGKOK, Jan 10: Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne was in Bangkok on Thursday after Canberra said it would consider giving asylum to an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand, saying she feared her family, which she accused of abuse, would kill her.
BANGKOK, Jan 7: A Saudi woman who says she is fleeing abuse by her family and wants asylum in Australia barricaded herself in an airport hotel in the Thai capital on Monday and was sending out desperate pleas for help over social media.
THAILAND, Jan 4: Thai authorities have suspended ferry services and evacuated locals and tourists ahead of a tropical storm expected to pound the country's southern beach resorts during peak tourism season.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The Non-Resident Nepali Association, Thailand honored Mahesh Maharjan, the gold medalist at the 10th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Champions held in Chiang Mai, Thailand organizing a congratulating event in Bangkok on 23rd December 2018.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Hard work, determination, and patience -- the undeniable keys to success -- were in full display when Nepali player Maheshwor Maharjan won the gold in the 10th World Body Building and Sports Championship held in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
SURKHET, Dec 14: Recently, five elected local representatives of three local units in Surkhet district made a 15-day visit to Thailand, at the invitation of a non-governmental organization, TAO Association. They are now preparing to claim the travel expenses from their respective local units.