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.

NRNA Thailand elects new leadership

August 26, 2019 12:28 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Non-Residential Nepali Association (NRNA) Thailand has unanimously elected Khagendra Dhakal as the International Coordination Council (ICC) member for the second term.

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 22: The Nepali Embassy in Thailand has repatriated 10 Nepali youths who were lured to Thailand for the prospect of good hotel management training and attractive salaries.

BANGKOK, July 19: Thailand’s customs-cleared annual exports likely declined for a fourth straight month in June, down 5.0%, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, after falling 5.79% in the previous month.

BANGKOK, July 16: Thailand’s new Cabinet has been sworn in, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same allies of the army.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Embassy of Nepal in Bangkok in cooperation of NRNA NCC Thailand and Thai-Nepali Association (TNA) organized a tourism promotion program in Pattaya, Thailand recently.

Fifth Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (GEB) was held from 27th to 30th June in Bangkok, Thailand. More than 160 participants from 40 different countries had participated in the bootcamp.

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.

BANGKOK, May 6: Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living feline - or not.

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.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Nepal defeated Malaysia by 59 runs to win the ACC U-16 Eastern Region-2019 at Prem Tinsulanonda International School, Chiang Mai, Thailand on Sunday.

REUTERS, April 18: A Thai animal rescue group welcomed a dog who was rescued nearly 220 kilometers (136 miles) from shore Monday.

Three divers who helped rescue a Thai football team last year have made a fresh discovery in Vietnam where they explored a tunnel that could expand the footprint of the world's largest cave.

BANGKOK, April 6: Thailand began elaborate rituals on Saturday leading to the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will be officially crowned in ceremonies from May 4 to 6.

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."

Chiang Mai to host ACC U16

March 15, 2019 12:19 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Nepal has defeated Hong Kong by four wickets at its fourth match under the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Asia Region Qualifier being held at Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepal national women’s cricket team has left for Thailand on Saturday to take part in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Asian Region Qualifiers to start from Tuesday.

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.

FEB 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 11, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

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.

Feb 8: 6 things to know by 6 PM

February 8, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

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 26: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC), the national flag- carrier, has come up with a promotional offer scheme in Kathmandu-Bangkok-Kathmandu route.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal and Oman are set to contest in the first game of the qualifying round for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Football Championship to be held in Thailand in 2020.

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 17: The Parliamentary Hearing Committee (PHC) is conducting the hearing for proposed ambassadors Deepak Adhikari to France and Ganesh Prasad Dhakal to Thailand today.

Nepal enters semifinal as group leader

January 16, 2019 12:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Nepal has entered semi-finals as a group leader after registering fourth straight win in the ongoing Women T20 Smash Cricket Tournament underway in Thailand.

Nepal defeats UAE, enters semi-finals

January 14, 2019 17:22 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepal has entered semi-finals by defeating United Arab Emirates (UAE) by six wickets at the Women T20 Smash Cricket Tournament underway in Thailand on Monday.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: A 14-member Nepal national women’s cricket squad has been announced to take part in Women’s T20 Smash being hosted in Thailand from January 12 to 18.

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.

BANGKOK, Jan 1:  Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn will have his official coronation on May 4, the palace announced Tuesday.

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Nepal national women’s cricket team is set to participate in the Woman T20 Smash organized by the Cricket Association of Thailand (CAT) from 11 to 19 January in Thailand.