Thailand Daily News (Bangkok Post)

  • Six senior officials dismissed on King's orders
    His Majesty the King has issued two royal commands dismissing six officials attached to royal guard units and the Royal Household Bureau, for serious disciplinary violations. ... Read more
  • Thai Airways not at risk of shutting down, says airline president
    Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) is not at risk of shutting down and recent news reports about the airline's situation were "misinterpreted", THAI president Sumeth Damrongchaitham insisted on Wednesday. ... Read more
  • British PM may look to election as EU mulls Brexit extension
    LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could pivot towards a general election as the EU mulls granting a Brexit deadline extension on Wednesday, after a fresh twist to the divorce saga cast doubt over his hopes of leaving on Oct 31. ... Read more
  • Car catches fire inside intersection tunnel
    A car caught fire inside the tunnel beneath Sri Udom intersection on Udomsuk-Srinakharin Road in Prawet district, Bangkok, on Wednesday afternoon. ... Read more
  • Widodo takes a gamble, includes fierce rival in cabinet
    JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo took what appeared to be his biggest political gamble on Wednesday by including his main rival in his new cabinet - former general Prabowo Subianto, who has long harboured ambitions for the presidency. ... Read more
  • Loving husband continues long journey with his wife's ashes
    PRACHIN BURI: A 40-year-old northeastern man is continuing the journey he started three years ago, when he set out on foot from Trang to take his beloved wife's remains to visit the places she had always wanted to see, but never had the opportunity. ... Read more
  • New Honda Jazz revealed for 2020
    B-segment hatch to hit Thai showrooms with new tech and maintained prices. ... Read more
  • Choo Choo
    A steam locomotive pounds the tracks again, travelling from Bangkok to Ayutthaya to celebrate the birth of the Thai railway initiated by King Rama V, on Chulalongkorn Memorial Day. — Patipat Janthong ... Read more
  • Cambodian opposition leader denied entry to Thailand
    An exiled Cambodian opposition leader was denied entry into Thailand on the weekend, ahead of her planned return to Cambodia early next month, a rights group told Reuters on Wednesday. ... Read more
  • Japan confirms support for quick agreement on RCEP trade pact
    Japan is rendering support for Thailand to conclude the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement during the Kingdom's chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). ... Read more