Thai Doctor: Never eat toads – there is no antivenin

BANGKOK: — A leading public health official has given a stern warning to people thinking of eating toads – don’t! The warning from Dr Opas Karnkawinphong comes after two men died from eating the creature this week, reported Daily News. Dr Opas said that the creatures contain poison that has no known antidote or antivenin. […]

10 targeted industries generate over 90 billion baht in investment in first 5 months of 2016

  BANGKOK, 11 August 2016 (NNT) – The government has made an effort to push 10 specific industries to achieving new goals and has invested more than 90 billion baht in these industries over the past five months. Minister of Industry Atchaka Sribunruang reported that from January to May this year, 280 projects across the […]

Only in Thailand! Passenger leaves chicken as payment for taxi fare!

BANGKOK: — A passenger who had run up a 400 baht taxi fare disappeared – but left behind a fighting cock as payment for the taxi fare. But driver Reungrit Phankot, 37, was not impressed – he took his new friend to Samut Prakarn police to make a complaint about the matter, reported Sanook. A report […]

Public approval of draft charter prompts world community to have confidence in Thailand

BANGKOK, 9 August 2016 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Thanasak Patimapakorn assured that a public approval of the draft constitution in Sunday’s referendum will prompt the world community to have confidence in Thailand. He said he believed the approval of the charter will prompt the world community to have confidence in this country while the […]

Thailand Referendum: Draft constitution wins approval

BANGKOK, 8th August, 2016 NNT. The Election Commission has released the unofficial result of the referendum showing that Thailand has voted to accept the new constitution. The majority of Thai citizens voted in support of the draft constitution. The Election Commission revealed in the unofficial results of Thailand’s charter referendum, that voters have voted to […]