Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
A sad affair in the South
Three Myanmar nationals face deportation for voluntarily teaching kids in Pattani. It can’t be allowed to happen
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
Thai volunteers rush in big numbers to assist flood-hit Laotians
RESCUERS FROM at least from two countries – Thailand and China – have arrived at Laos’ flooded southern district of Attapeu to join local soldiers in a search-and-rescue operation after the collapse of a saddle dam belonging to a major dam construction project that caused massive downstream flooding.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:46
Dam safety monitoring stepped up after Attapeu outpouring
The government of Laos has committed to keeping a close eye on the safety measures of all hydroelectric dams nationwide following the failure of a saddle dam at Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydropower reservoir in the southern province of Attapeu.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:47
Hundreds of downstream houses flood as Laos subdam breached
Hundreds of households in Laos were heavily flooded on Monday night after a large amount of water overflowed a saddle dam section of Xe Pian dam following heavy rainfall in the country’s southern province of Attapeu.
Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
A sad farewell to an old friend
Lido cinema in Siam Sqaure says goodbye with two Japanese films showing on Thursday
movie & TV
Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
Cinema closure too emotional an ending for loyal filmgoers
IT WAS A SAD weekend for Bangkok’s film buffs, many of whom paid a teary-eyed final visit to the Lido Multiplex, which will soon close its doors after 50 years as one of the capital’s most prominent independent cinema venues.
Wed, 16 May 2018 19:33
BMA saddled with Bt1.47m bill as ‘furious aunts’ win case
A FAMILY could receive more than Bt1.47 million compensation for inconvenience because of the authorities’ failure to prevent “illegal markets” from operating around their house if the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) loses its appeal against a lower court verdict.
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 01:00
‘Calamitous and defamatory construct’ a sad invention
The dusting off of the alias HHB is perhaps a tad overdue. Now, on March 30, we have the alter ego’s latest offering gracing the pages of this august publication.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00
A sad state of affairs
Re: Poor are getting poorer in Thailand (Front page, The Sunday Nation, Nov 19)
Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:00
Tax hike more evidence of madness in Thai alcohol laws
The introduction of higher taxes is a sad day for imbibers. Beer, a favourite drink of many, has become about six times more expensive in restaurants and bars than in neighbouring countries like Cambodia and Vietnam.
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 01:00
Trafficking is a migration issue
Friday's editorial in The Nation, “We are all failing in the fight against human trafficking” is a sad reminder of the extreme polarisation on this issue.
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:05
Some things you just can’t forget
Singer and songwriter Phumipat Tamkoksoong, aka Phum Kick Kick, follows up on the success of his debut release “Tham Dai Khae Sao” with a second single, “Ruang Jing Tham Mai Dai”, which he describes as a sad romantic song.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:00
A sad tale of false belief and animal exploitation
Re: “How many more Ormsins are out there?”, Have Your Say, March 23.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:00
Somewhere between truth and fiction
The Thai TV soap that stirred anger in Myanmar was merely reflecting a sad truth – about Thailand
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:00
The highlight is the strictly vegetarian banquet to honour King Mahabali called Ona Sadya, which is served on the main Onam day.