Father's Day Traditions Around The World
Fathers have a special place in our hearts, from teaching little things to giving their wisdom for life's lessons. Their love wraps the family like a cocoon. Father's Day does not have as much hype as Mother's Day and has no universal set date. There are also a lot of traditions set by families in…
Thai king granted full ownership of crown billions
Thailand's king has been granted full ownership of the palace's multi-billion dollar assets under a law passed last year, according to a rare "explanatory note" published by the financial arm of the powerful but secretive monarchy. King Maha Vajiralongkorn inherited one of the world's great fortunes when he ascended the Thai throne following the October…
Princess of Thailand celebrates Nigerian graduates
Glitz and glamour were on display last weekend, as eight Nigerians, including Moritz Emeka Ani, who is the Vice President of the Nigerian community, were recognised by the Crowned Princess Maha Chakri Siridhorn for obtaining Masters Degree at the Ramkhanhaeng University. The Nigerians were the highest immigrants after the host country, Thailand to obtain Masters…
Thailand volunteers to host Trump-Kim summit
Thailand on Tuesday volunteered to host the hotly-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as speculation swirls about the venue.
Bus fire kills 20 Myanmar migrants in Thailand
Twenty Myanmar migrant workers died early Friday as fire tore through a bus taking them from a Thai border town to Bangkok, officials said.
Hundreds join anti-junta rally in Thailand as calls for democracy grow
Hundreds of pro-democracy Thais rallied in Bangkok on Saturday to skewer the ruling junta with T-shirts, signs and speeches, as activists grow bolder in their defiance of a ban on protests. The military regime has kept a tight rein on dissent since its 2014 power grab by outlawing gatherings of more than five people and…
Thailand says Nigeria responsible for collapse of its rice mills
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbeh says Thailand has accused Nigeria of being responsible for the collapse of its seven rice mills following the drastic fall in rice importation from the country.
Tainted love for Thai junta chief's latest pop song
The Thai junta chief's attempt to woo the country with a rock ballad dubbed "Diamond Heart" fell flat on Valentine's Day as netizens panned the lyrics written by a dictator whom some would prefer to break up with.
Obasanjo seeks Thailand’s support for agric sector
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has solicited the support of the Thailand government in the country’s quest to boost its agricultural sector. Obasanjo hinted that as part of moves to attain food sufficiency, the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was planning to introduce 2,000 tractors to boost mechanised farming in the country. He made this request at…
A Guide To Animal Sanctuaries
Trips to exotic destinations often come with the irresistible opportunity to visit and interact with some of the world's most incredible creatures. In countries where tourism makes a significant contribution to the local economy, many make the most out of visitors' curiosity for local wildlife, offering once in a lifetime opportunities such as elephant rides…