Ebola discoverer says he would sit next to victim on train

Ebola discoverer says he would sit next to victim on train

The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train.

Ebola discoverer says he would sit next to victim on train

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

A young high school student was treated as a kicking-bag by his seniors during a customary freshmen hazing ceremony, or rub-nong, and it was caught on camera and caused outrage when circulated widely on social media.

Student kicked repeatedly in hazing rite

Thai sales to cool rice market

Thai sales to cool rice market

The rally in rice prices is set to cool as India and Thailand increase sales from stockpiles, boosting global supplies, according to the Deputy Trade Minister of Vietnam, the world’s third-largest exporter.

Thai sales to cool rice market

Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus said the outbreak in west Africa was unlikely to trigger a major epidemic outside the region, adding he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train.

Ebola discoverer says would sit next to victim on train

Former local leader slain in Pattani

Former local leader slain in Pattani

A former assistant village chief was shot dead in Pattani’s Mayo district early Thursday, police said.

Former local leader slain in Pattani

SET down 7.53 points at opening

SET down 7.53 points at opening

Thai stocks opened down 0.50% at the start of trade this morning.

SET down 7.53 points at opening

Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum

Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum

Thailand will host the first Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok on 9-10 August 2014.

Thailand – Pacific Island Countries Forum

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

AUTHORITIES will bar visitors who overstay their visas from returning to Thailand for between one year and a whole decade. The longer the overstay period, the longer will be the re-entry ban. Starting from August 29, the ban will be imposed on any foreigner found to have overstayed his or her visa or visa-exemption period. The Immigration Bureau decided to mete out such tough punishment after …

Heavy new penalties await overstayers in Thailand

China talks over new rice deal

China talks over new rice deal

Thailand is in talks with China to sell 1 million tonnes of rice through a government-to-government (G-to-G) deal and vows to secure more sales through similar contracts with buyers including Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia and countries in Africa and the Middle East.

China talks over new rice deal

Travel insurance available to tourists

Travel insurance available to tourists

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in conjunction with four local insurance companies will offer online travel insurance to encourage international tourism in Thailand.

Travel insurance available to tourists