Thailand English-language News for December 7 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for December 7, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:38 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha will visit Trang Province in southern Thailand tomorrow to inspect damage caused by floods and the ongoing relief operations. More than 19,000 households in eight districts are flooded. 01:56 | Deputy prime minister General Prawit Wongsuwan […]

Thailand English-language News for November 27

In Thailand English-language News for November 27, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:38 | Thais across the country continue to visit the royal crematorium and special exhibition. Sixty shuttle buses are available to transport visitors to and from  Sanam Luang from six designated areas between 5am and 11pm. 01:49 | Volunteers across the country have […]

Thailand English-language News for November 24 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for November 24, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:41 | Director-General of the Royal Irrigation Department (RID), Dr Somkiat Prajamwong, has been transferred to the position of director of the Department of Water Resource Management (DWRM) to help boost the government’s water management plan. Dr Somkiat will work at the policy […]

Malaysian universities storm 2018 Times higher education list

Malaysian universities storm 2018 Times higher education list

The Times World University Rankings are out for another year with Malaysian Universities swamping the list, in the process disrupting the previously sedately moving ranking of Asean’s top Universities for 2018. Further up the list both of Singapore’s bastions of higher education – the National University of Singapore (NUS), and Nanyang University – demonstrated that […]

Thailand English-language News For August 17

In Thailand English-language News for August 17, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:41 | Thais from across the country continue to visit the Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. 02:03 | Renovation of the Royal Great Victory Carriage that will carry the Royal Funeral Urn of the late King […]

Thailand English-language News For August 2

In Thailand English-language News for August 2, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:49 | Thais from across the country continue gathering at the Grand Palace to pay their respect to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Meanwhile work on the royal funeral casket and urn is expected to finish this month. 01:59 | Mahidol University has […]

Thailand English-language News For July 27

In Thailand English-language News for July 27, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:41 | Thais from across the country continued to gather at the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall in the Grand Palace to pay their respect to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In addition, sandalwood flowers continue to be produced nationwide for the royal cremation […]

Times’ Asia Pacific University Ranking Distorts, Confuses: Mahidol No Longer #3 in Asean

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Times’ Asia Pacific University Ranking Distorts, Confuses: Mahidol No Longer #3 in Asean

One of the world’s leading publishers of higher education rankings has been forced to defend its latest compilation – a ranking of Asia Pacific universities – after a prestigious Malaysian university was omitted. Universiti Malaya (UM) was ranked 59th in the Times Higher Education (THE) 2017 Asia University Ranking published in March of this year. However, […]

Thailand English-language News For June 28

In Thailand English-language News for June 28, 2017, Newsline presenter Dhra Dhirakaosal tells us about: 00:38 | Thais from across the country continue visiting the Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej. 02:04 |  Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has denied that the current government plans to set up a new political party, saying […]

Thailand English-language News For June 21

In Thailand English-language News for June 21, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula, tells us about: 00:41 | Thais continue to travel to the Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej. Meanwhile in Kalasin Province residents have made 397,459 artificial flowers to be used during the royal cremation in October. 01:34 | Prime Minister General Prayut […]

Thailand English-language News For May 29, 2017

In Thailand English-language News for May 29, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha, tells us about: 02:07 | The Thailand military is training volunteers to assist with public safety during the funeral of the late king Bhumibol Adulyadej between October 25-29th. More than 1,000 people attended a training session over the weekend. 03:37 | The Constitutional Drafting Commission (CDC) […]