Press Release The Global Summit of Women 2022 in its 32nd year officially took place in Bangkok over 2 days from 23-25 June. The international forum put Thailand in the limelight with more than 600 participants from over 51 countries in attendance. It was also an excellent opportunity to showcase the kingdom’s capabilities in hosting an international-standard forum and … [Read more...] about Siam Piwat welcomes world’s women leaders from over 51 countries
Post-pandemic or endemic? As Covid-19 is now projected to affect only small to medium sized slices of the population going forward, the Public Health Ministry will declare Thailand to be in post-pandemic mode from this Friday, according to health permanent secretary Kiattiphum Wongrajit. July 1 coincides with the abolition of the Thailand Pass pre-travel digital gateway … [Read more...] about Thailand to be “post pandemic” this week, not endemic
A police raid that seized 4.3 million baht from an illegal underground gambling den has sparked a bizarre war of words between the authorities and a nongovernmental organisation. More than 4.3 million baht was seized after police raided an illegal casino hidden on the underground floor of the Ayothaya Tower on Ratchadapisak Soi 18 in Huay Kwang district of Bangkok. The … [Read more...] about 4.3 million baht seized in police raid on illegal casino
Thais have placed a candidate for the next Thai PM at the top of a recent poll. And that person hasn’t even declared they will run for the top job at this stage. Paetongtarn Shinawatra, the youngest daughter of former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra, has scored the top position in the latest popularity poll conducted by the NIDA poll. Paetongtarn Shinawatra hasn’t even declared … [Read more...] about NIDA poll puts Thailand’s opposition parties way ahead of the government
PATONG: Reports that the Shark Club will reopen soon continue to surface – but so far none of the reports appears to have teeth. Earlier rumors that the club would reopen did, however, spark a visit to the venue in the early hours of Friday by the Chief of Kathu District, Suthin Uthaithamrong. K. Suthin told the Gazette that he went to the Shark after midnight, accompanied by … [Read more...] about Shark: Will it? Won’t it?