Thailand readies for ASEAN Summit World

Thailand readies for ASEAN Summit

Host Thailand has been all set for the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits on November 2-4, Vietnam News Agency’s correspondents in Bangkok reported.
Thailand speeds up smart airport project World

Thailand speeds up smart airport project

The Thai Transport Ministry is planning to use a facial recognition system in five upcountry airports as part of its ambitious "smart airport" project to reduce overcrowding, increase safety and boost tourism.
Unexploded firebomb discovered in central Bangkok World

Unexploded firebomb discovered in central Bangkok

Thai authorities recovered an unexploded firebomb at a market in central Bangkok on August 7 in what they said was a device left over from coordinated attacks last week that wounded four people.
Thai police identify suspects of Bangkok bombing, arson World

Thai police identify suspects of Bangkok bombing, arson

Thai police have identified all suspects of the bombing and arson attacks in Bangkok on August 2 and are seeking arrest warrants for them, according to Pol. Lt. Gen. Suwat Chaengyotsuk, an assistant to the national police chief.
Thailand seizes huge haul of methamphetamine World

Thailand seizes huge haul of methamphetamine

Thai police have seized more than 14 million methamphetamine pills worth 1.48 billion THB (45 million USD) that were bound for neighbouring Malaysia and beyond, authorities said on August 21.
AIPA agrees on resolutions to combat drugs   World

AIPA agrees on resolutions to combat drugs

The first meeting of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs (CODD) wrapped up in Singapore on June 20 after agreeing on two resolutions to combat drugs.
Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019 World

Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on May 22 that the general election will take place in early 2019 and no sooner, rejecting the possibility of an earlier election as requested by the opposition party.