THAILAND News

  • Army chief orders tourist safety boost Posted at March 1, 2016 in Thailand's Travel travelfree Army chief Gen Teerachai Nakwanich has ordered army unit commanders stationed in tourist provinces to boost safety for tourists in the wake of the rape and assault of a group of French tourists in Trat on Saturday night.
  • Pang Sida waterfall dries up amid worst drought in years Posted at March 1, 2016 in Thailand's Travel travelfree The Pang Sida waterfall, a famous tourist destination in Sa Kaeo, has dried up as the eastern province suffers the country's worst drought in recent memory.
  • Trial of taxis for foreign tourists starts in Kyoto Posted at March 1, 2016 in Thailand's Travel travelfree KYOTO — A one-year trial of taxis for foreign tourists started Tuesday in the city of Kyoto, the first such taxi service in Japan aimed at enhancing the visitor experience.
  • Government to harden migrant watch Posted at February 29, 2016 in Thailand's Travel travelfree Authorities will toughen measures to monitor migrant workers from neighbouring countries in the wake of the rape and assault of French tourists in Trat on Saturday night, deputy national police chief Pongsapat Pongcharoen says.
  • THAI sets B2bn 'retiree' plan Posted at February 29, 2016 in Thailand's Travel travelfree Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) has earmarked 2 billion baht for voluntary staff retirements this year as the airline posted a net loss of 13.04 billion baht for last year.