Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (Photo:

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31. 
Search and rescue forces off the island (Source: VNA)

Last body of Phuket boat accident found

Thai authorities have recovered the last body from the boat accident off the southern resort island of Phuket, raising the death toll to 47.
Boys are found alive after nine days trapped inside Tham Luang cave (Photo: BBC)

Thailand finds out missing soccer team alive in cave

Rescuers have found the teenage football team who are alive after nine days trapped inside Tham Luang cave, and preparations are being made to take them out, authorities from Thailand’s Chiang Rai province said on July 2.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse (Photo: VNA)

PM concludes trip to attend ACMECS 8, CLMV 9

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his entourage arrived in Hanoi late June 16, concluding his trip to Thailand to attend the 8th Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy Summit (ACMECS 8) and 9th Cambodia-Laos-Myanmar-Vietnam Summit (CLMV 9).
Illustrative Image (Source: VNA)

Vehicle import triples in early June

The import of vehicle surged in the first week of June and most of the imported cars were from Thailand, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.