KATHMANDU, April 9: The number of Nepali citizens visiting Thailand has seen a significant increase.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Thirteen Nepali nationals stranded in Thailand were rescued and brought to Nepal on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The 6th edition of the Heritage Pageants 2023, an international pageant, organized by Eplanet Pvt Limited, is set to take place in Bangkok, Thailand from November 18 to November 27, 2023.

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has urged everyone to be aware of false assurance and promises of lucrative employment in Thailand and Myanmar.

The Golden Triangle

July 28, 2023 09:00 am

Reading the news related to the smuggling of nearly one quintal of gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) gives an impression of watching a new sequel of Jatra - a Nepali blockbuster comedy-crime thriller.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 12: Thailand’s top diplomat said Wednesday that he met ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in detention over the weekend and she conveyed her openness to engage in talks to resolve the crisis in her strife-torn nation.

Kathmandu, Jan 22: Nepali boxing has added another feather in its hat with Susma Tamang’s historic victory in Thailand on Sunday.

BANGKOK, Oct 7: A former police officer facing a drug charge burst into a day care center Thursday in Thailand, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers and then shooting more people as he fled. At least 36 people were slain in the deadliest rampage in the nation’s history.

BANGKOK, June 18: Thailand hastily issued a raft of new regulations for cannabis use this week after a long-planned decriminalisation raised alarm at the potential for unchecked use of the substance anywhere and by anyone - including children.

BANGKOK, June 9: Thailand made it legal to cultivate and possess marijuana as of Thursday, like a dream come true for an aging generation of pot smokers who recall the kick the legendary Thai Stick variety delivered.

KATHMANDU, April 21: As the impact of COVID-19 is receding, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has come up with a new tourist concept for the year 2022. The TAT launched ‘Amazing Thailand, Amazing New Chapters’ to welcome tourists into the country adapting to the new normal.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal has won a bronze medal in an international boxing tournament held in Phuket of Thailand.

THAI-MYANMAR BORDER, Jan 8: Thousands of Myanmar villagers are living under makeshift tents alongside a river that borders Thailand, fearful of returning to homes which they said had been bombarded by military air strikes but reluctant to seek refuge across the frontier.

MAE SOT, Dec 19: Thailand has sent over 600 Myanmar refugees who fled fighting between the military and ethnic rebels back across the border, according to a senior Thai official who said on Sunday clashes were continuing.

Dec 18: At least 2,500 people including hundreds of children have fled a flare-up in fighting between the Myanmar army and ethnic minority rebels and have taken refuge across the border in Thailand, Thai authorities and an aid group said.

One of Thailand’s major fast food chains has been promoting its “Crazy Happy Pizza” this month, an under-the-radar product topped with a cannabis leaf. It’s legal but won’t get you high.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: General Prayut Chan-o-cha, the Prime Minister of Thailand, attended a virtual executive meeting with Ren Zhengfei, CEO of Huawei Technologies on Thursday. Gen Prayut expressed appreciation for Huawei's continued support to Thailand's digital transformation and post-pandemic recovery, and his eagerness to further strengthen cooperation with Huawei to promote the Thailand 4.0 strategy and digital talent cultivation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: CPN (Maoist Center) standing committee member Barshaman Pun, who has been suffering from jaundice for a long time, is scheduled to leave for Thailand on Wednesday for treatment.

BANGKOK, March 16: Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha became the first person to be inoculated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the Southeast Asian country on Tuesday after the rollout had been temporarily put on hold over safety concerns.

Thailand held a fruit banquet for dozens of elephants in the ancient capital Ayutthaya on Saturday, continuing an annual event which has been a big draw for foreign tourists in the hope they will return soon and revive the key tourism industry.

Thais flocked to a cannabis exhibition as interest and demand in the plant surges after the government unlocked hemp use in food and cosmetics in the latest move to promote a new cash crop.

BANGKOK, Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha survived a no-confidence vote Saturday in parliament amid allegations that his government mismanaged the economy, bungled the provision of COVID-19 vaccines, abused human rights and fostered corruption.

BANGKOK, Nov 21: Thousands of people joined a protest led by high school students in Bangkok on Saturday to call for education reforms as well as the demands of a broader movement pushing to remove the government and curb the powers of the monarchy.

After harvesting the rice crop in this part of central Thailand, a flock of around 10,000 ducks is released from a pen and instinctively stream towards the flooded fields to devour pests such as snails hiding in the rice stubble.

KATHMANDU, June 17: A total of 401 Nepalis have arrived in Kathmandu from Bangladesh and Thailand on Wednesday.

BANGKOK, June 14: Thailand on Monday lifted a nationwide curfew after more than two months and allowed restaurants to resume selling alcohol as the coronavirus crisis eased, with 21 days since a recorded case of local transmission.

BANGKOK, April 2: Thailand is to announce a nationwide curfew between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. starting Friday to try to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the government said in a statement on Thursday.

March 10: The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe (all times local): A cruise ship barred from Thailand and Malaysia due to coronavirus fears has returned to Singapore a week after it set sail from the city-state.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Nepal beat hosts Thailand by nine wickets in its third match under the 2020 ACC Eastern Region T20 tournament in Thailand.

BANGKOK, March 2: Thailand has reported one new coronavirus case, bringing the total number of such cases in the country to 43 since January, a senior health official said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Nepal cricket team lost last seven wickets adding 22 runs during the chase succumbing to a 22-run defeat against Malaysia during the ACC Asia Cup Eastern Region Qualifiers match held in Terdthai cricket ground in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday.

Monkey buffet in Thailand

February 12, 2020 14:24 pm

Usually held on the last Sunday of November, the Monkey Buffet Festival of Thailand is an interesting occasion. The festival was initially started in 1989 by hotelier Yongyuth Kitwattananusont with the help of the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, THAILAND, Feb 9: Thai security forces on Sunday shot and killed a rogue soldier who went on a rampage in a shopping mall in a northeastern city, ending an overnight siege after a series of attacks that left at least 20 people dead.

Kollywood heartthrob Priyanka Karki who is getting married to Ayushman Desraj Joshi is celebrating bachelorette party in Thailand.

PHANG NGA, Thailand Dec 26: Communities across Asia commemorated the 230,000 victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami on Thursday, the 15th anniversary of one of the world’s most deadly disasters.

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.