News - Thailand

UNHCR Takes Charge Of Thailand Saudi Woman

1 week ago /
International News 

The Un's Refugee Agency says it is "very grateful" that officials in Thailand did not deport an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family at the weekend.

Saudi Woman Barricades Herself In Hotel Room In Bangkok

1 week ago /

A young Saudi woman Rahaf Al-Qunun who says she has fled her family in fear for her life has barricaded herself in her hotel room at Bangkok airport.

Saudi Woman 'Trapped In Bankok, Thailand

2 weeks ago /
International News 

A young Saudi woman says she is stranded at Bangkok's main airport after fleeing her family and having her passport seized by a Saudi official.

Nigeria No Longer A Dumping Ground For Imported Rice - Lai Mohammed

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says Nigeria’s journey to self-sufficiency has been boosted by the drop in rice importation in the country to about 90 per cent and the zero allocation to foreign exchange.

Thailand Police Seize Methamphetamine Pills In 2 Raids

3 months ago /

Over 22 million Methamphetamine pills and 100 kilogrammes of crystal Methamphetamine were seized in two separate raids over the weekend in Northern Thailand, Police said on Monday.

Nigeria Customs Seizes Smuggled Goods Worth N 20.5m

3 months ago /
Nation 

Deputy comptroller of the Nigeria customs service and national coordinator strike force team zone 'b' Abdullahi Kirawa says, the team has succeeded in seizing smuggled items worth twenty point five million naira from august twenty eighteen to date.

Thailand Cave To Be Turned Into A Museum

6 months ago /

The cave complex in Northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped for more than two weeks, is set to be turned into a museum.

All 12 Boys And Coach Rescued From Thai Cave

6 months ago /

All 12 boys and their coach who became trapped in a flooded Thai cave more than a fortnight ago have been rescued, the Navy SEALs announced on Tuesday, completing an astonishing against-the-odds rescue mission that has captivated the world.

Eight Rescued From Thai Cave, Five Remain Trapped

6 months ago /

Elite divers hauled four more young footballers out of a flooded Thai cave on Monday, authorities said, bringing to eight the number saved in a stunning rescue mission but still leaving five others trapped.

President Buhari Commends Thailand Cave Rescue

6 months ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Government of Thailand and international volunteers in the current efforts to rescue 12 children and their coach trapped in a cave for more than two weeks, with imminent risks of starvation and death.

Rescuers get Crash Courses in Diving, Swimming for Trapped Thai Football Team

6 months ago /
International News 

Rescue teams in Northern Thailand have been given crash courses in swimming and diving as part of complex preparations to extract a young soccer squad trapped in a cave, and hoping for a swift end to their harrowing 11-day ordeal.

Thai NAVY Divers Inch Closer to Young Footballers Trapped in Cave

6 months ago /
International News 

Thai navy divers have reached closer to a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach have been trapped for more than a week.

Buhari Assures ECOWAS Of Nigeria’s Continued Support

8 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to work with ECOWAS Countries to ensure stability in the sub-region as cross-border crimes pose more challenges to people and governments.

 

Bangkok Court Rules On Surrogate Mothers

11 months ago /
International News 

A Bangkok court has awarded paternity rights to a Japanese man over 13 babies he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.

FG Replies Obasanjo, Defends Buhari [FULL STATEMENT]

12 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has responded to a recent statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in which he criticised the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, the Presidency defended President Buhari. READ ALSO: APC, APGA, Labour React To...

World Bank Lists Nigeria Among Top 10 Global Reformers

1 year ago /
Nation 

For the first in its history, Nigeria has been recognised as one of the top 10 most improved economies in the world by the World Bank. Nigeria has also moved up 24 places to 145th position in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ report which was published today, October 31. The World Bank Doing...

England 2018 Bid Plan A ‘Form of Bribery’ – FIFA Report

1 year ago /
Sports  

A plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was “a form of bribery”, investigators were told. Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed during an inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting bids. On Tuesday, football’s...

Niger Delta Peace Initiatives Boost Oil Production, Refining - NNPC

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said that the peace initiative of the Federal Government has raised the capacity utilization of its three refineries in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna in recent times. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday during an interactive session with...

Why Nigeria-Produced Rice Is More Expensive Than Imported Ones – Agric Minister

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday gave reasons why imported rice is still cheaper than locally produced rice, despite government efforts. Mr. Ogbeh, while responding to questions at a Town Hall meeting in Abuja, said one of the major reasons was that most of the imported rice was subsided...

Miss France Beats Haiti And Colombia To Clinch Miss Universe Title

1 year ago /
International News 

Decked out in a gold-sequined gown, 24-year-old dental surgery student Iris Mittenaere beat 12 other finalists to take the crown. As Miss Universe, she will be campaigning for dental and oral care around the world. "This sash is not only a sash," said Mittenaere, who is from Northern France, in a...


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