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Lebanese tourist wounded in Pattaya knife attack

CHON BURI: A Lebanese tourist was wounded in a knife attack involving two Thai men during a brawl over his alleged refusal to apologise to them over a hit-and-run motorcycle crash in Pattaya early Saturday. The knife attack occurred on Soi Lengki intersection in Pattaya Klang, Bang Lamung district, at around 2.30am. Full story: Bangkok […]Read More


Bangkok bombings: Lebanese jailed for 2 years 8 months for

BANGKOK, Sept 18 – A Lebanese-Swedish man was sentenced to two years and eight months jail by Thailand’s Criminal Court today for illegally possessing bomb-making substances found in a warehouse in Bangkok’s suburban province of Samut Sakhon. The court found Atris Hussein, 49, guilty but ruled that there was insufficient evidence to link him with […]Read More


More countries lift their travel warnings for Thailand: PM Yingluck

BANGKOK, 6 February 2012 (NNT) – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said many countries, including the United States, have now lifted their travel warnings for Thailand following a widespread terror scare in Bangkok last month. After meeting with the chief of the U.S. intelligence unit, Prime Minister Yingluck said that several foreign countries have already canceled […]Read More


United States lifts terror alert in Thailand: Foreign Affairs Ministry

BANGKOK, 3 February 2012 (NNT) – The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reported that the United States revoked the terrorism alert in Thailand. Nine countries still warn their citizens of possible terrorist attacks. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday met with the ambassadors of more than 40 countries to explain the terror alert […]Read More


MFA urges embassies to lift their travel advisory

BANGKOK, 2 January 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is set to meeting representatives from a number of governments, in hopes of a success in convincing them to remove travel advisories against Thailand. Mr. Thani Thongpakdi, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul has instructed officials to […]Read More


Thai Foreign Ministry to meet with ambassadors on terror alert

BANGKOK, 30 January 2012 (NNT) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will this week invite ambassadors of 16 countries which have not yet canceled the terror alert for Thailand to explain the current situation to them. Foreign Affairs Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said although the U.S.’s terror alert was still in place, the U.S. embassy had […]Read More