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Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha with President Benigno S. Aquino III (cropped). Photo: Malacañang

PM bestows awards to antidrug agencies

BANGKOK, 23 June 2017, (NNT) - The Prime Minister has recently handed out awards to various agencies for their efforts to address illegal drug issues, which he considered a national threat.Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha personally handed out plaques honoring 216 individuals and organizations for their efforts in thwarting illegal

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Lamborghini Huracan

Lao ‘drugs kingpin’ denies all charges

Accused Lao drug lord Xaysana Keopimpha on Monday denied all charges in relation to the case in which he and accomplices allegedly smuggled 1.2 million methamphetamine, or ya ba, pills into Thailand in September last year.He was speaking before the Criminal Court on Ratchadaphisek Road, where the pre-trial examination of

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Authorities burning drugs seized during a joint operation

21 tons of narcotic compounds destroyed

BANGKOK, 28 April 2017 (NNT) – The Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) destroyed 21 tons of chemicals used as narcotic compounds.ONCB Secretary General Sirinya Sitdhichai presided over the ceremony for the destroying of narcotic compounds participated by officials from related agencies, the police, liaison officials, and those from the

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