Tags : Historical


All Historical and Ancient Sites Will Be Closed until May

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Fine Arts Department has issued an order closing all historical and ancient sites under its jurisdiction from April 26-May 9, to help contain the current surge of Covid-19 infections. Director-general Prateep Pengtako said these sites included the National Library in Bangkok and national museums, historical sites requiring admission fees and national […]Read More


Phuket experts date Krabi relics at 3,000 years old

PHUKET: A trove of ancient artifacts unearthed in Krabi recently could be up to 3,000 years old, experts at the Fine Arts Department Office in Phuket have estimated. Reporters invited by a village headman in Baan Klang subdistrict, Ao Luek, were the among the first to view the items, discovered by residents of Baan Khao […]Read More


Some historical places in Ayutthaya have been saved

AYUTTHAYA, 10 October 2011 (NNT) – Lieutenant General Udomdej Sitabutr, Commanding General of the First Thai Army Area said flood barriers around Siriyalai Villa, one of Ayutthaya historical places, had been made higher to 5.9 meters while they had also been reinforced by layers of sandbags which had been laid around the Villa. According to […]Read More


Historic sites in Southern Thailand hit by floods

Several ancient sites in Nakhon Si Thammarat and Surat Thani have been severely affected by the recent floods, the Fine Arts Department’s Archaeology Division reported yesterday. The damage assessment report by Fine Arts Office 14 in Nakhon Si Thammarat said that satellite photo analysis showed 52 ancient sites in Sichon district, estimated to belong to […]Read More


Crisis In Thailand: Probing Historical Roots

The current political crisis in Thailand brings forth several assumptions regarding its emergence. The tumultuous historical background suggests numerous factors playing a role in the present breakdown in Thailand. By shedding light on the historical patterns of political evolution in Thailand, one can possibly help resolve the current conundrum of governance for the present and […]Read More