Daily Archive: January 1, 2023

Thailand Welcome 2023 With High Hope For Tourism Recovery

BANGKOK, Fireworks lighted up the sky of Bangkok shortly before midnight Saturday, as Thailand celebrated the arrival of the New Year 2023, with high hope for tourism recovery.   Countdown events held in downtown Bangkok, gathering local and foreign tourists before a dazzling fireworks display over the...

Drunk drivers in Thailand may face stiffer penalties

Motorists are being reminded of the higher penalties for drunk driving under the amended Land Traffic Act, which is now ineffect.   Deputy Government Spokesperson Rachada Dhnadirek said that, under the amended traffic law, once convicted of drunk driving an offender faces a maximum one-year prisonsentence and/or...