Travel News

    • Road to Doi Angkhang to be closed for 9 months

      Jul 20, 2018 | 07:08 am

      A section of road to a tourist destination on Doi Angkhang mountain in Chiang Mai will be closed for nine months, starting on Wednesday, for major repairs.

    • Japan to ban passengers carrying knives onto trains

      Jul 20, 2018 | 04:45 am

      TOKYO: The Transport Ministry said on Friday that passengers will be prohibited from carrying unpacked knives onto trains as part of new security measures following a recent fatal stabbing rampage on a bullet train.

    • Thai AirAsia X to seek an IPO soon

      Jul 19, 2018 | 23:42 pm

      SINGAPORE: Long-haul carrier AirAsia X Bhd will pursue an IPO of its Thai arm "soon" as it looks to restructure itself into a group holding company along the lines of affiliate AirAsia Group Bhd, co-CEO Tony Fernandes said on Friday.

    • Another pearl of the Andaman

      Jul 18, 2018 | 17:00 pm

      Once voted Thailand's third-nicest city to live in, Ranong is abundant with beautiful natural and cultural attractions ranging from beaches, islands, mountains, caves and waterfalls to temples.

    • KBank sees slide to B34 against dollar

      Jul 18, 2018 | 17:00 pm

      Views on the US dollar's prospects for the rest of the year are mixed, with Kasikornbank (KBank) forecasting that the baht will hit a one-and-a-half-year low of 34 to the greenback this quarter amid large-scale capital inflows.

    • Pak Bara port plans shelved, source says

      Jul 18, 2018 | 15:12 pm

      The government has decided to shelve the controversial Pak Bara deep-sea port project in Satun to avoid fuelling conflicts between residents and state officials, an informed source says.