Surapong defies NACC’s summon to hear charges
Former foreign minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul says he will defy summon by the National Anti-Corruption Commission to acknowledge charges against him and other former cabinet ministers for the alleged high payment of compensation to political unrest victims under the former Yingluck government's  remedy scheme.
Central bank: drought may impact on economic growth
The Bank of Thailand is closely monitoring the drought situation as it may impact on economic growth in addition to Greece debt crisis, said the central bank’s spokesperson Mrs Rung Mallikamas on Tuesday.
Tourist arrivals in Vietnam continue to drop
The number of international arrivals in Vietnam has fallen for the 13 straight month in June, down 8.2 percent from May, local media quoted the General Statistics Office of Vietnam as saying on Sunday, according to Thanh Nien News.
Pathum Thani residents seek help from military junta to stop thrash burning power plant project
Local residents of Chiang Rak Yai subdistrict in Pathum Thani province have asked the military junta to stop the construction of a trash-burning power plant by a private company reasoning that the approval of the project was fishy.
Violent cases drop as Ramadan fasting is observed in deep South
Insurgency - related violence dropped significantly in the deep South as Thai Muslims began their fasting during the Ramadan festival.