Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
Old restrictions, new reforms: Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women
A desperate legal fight by 18-year-old Saudi Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun to stop her deportation from Bangkok airport has yet again shone a spotlight on the treatment of women in her homeland.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
Behind the ethnic cleansing, a textbook land grab
While the media spotlight on the Rohingya crisis has focused on religious persecution and ethnic cleansing, the strategic importance of Rakhine, the Muslim minority’s home state, has gone largely unnoticed.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
A spotlight on gay film
The Queer Film Festival, which is taking place as part of Museum Siam’s “Gender Illumination” exhibition, is screening the movies “Malila” (“The Farewell Flower”) on Saturday at 6.30pm and “Leitis in Waiting” on August 25 also at 6.30pm.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
Media spotlight makes our world: Try this thought experiment
Did anyone ever wonder why the British and the US news agencies gave such heavy coverage of the cave ordeal?
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
Stars of Chiang Rai light path for much bigger rescue mission
Re: “Cave boys to take first step into heat of media spotlight with interview”, Front page, yesterday.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
Cave boys to take first step into heat of media spotlight with interview
THE 13 Wild Boars will sit down for a tightly-controlled interview with the media for the first time this evening, now that their physical health has sufficiently recovered from their ordeal trapped inside the flooded Tham Luang cave.
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 01:00
Pro-junta New Alternative Party will support PM candidate of party with the most seats
AS THE FIRST NEWLY registered political party to receive the junta’s approval to convene meetings, the New Alternative Party has come under the media spotlight and been closely watched by political observers.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:00
Future Forward kicks off in the right gear
THE NEWLY registered Future Forward Party has come under the media spotlight and into public attention for a variety of reasons – not just because of the “progressive” and “anti-dictatorship” image it is portraying, but also the fact that it is appealing to young voters.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:40
The Thai Internet economy almost doubles in two years, says Google report
SOME US$13 billion (Bt408 billion) was invested in Southeast Asia’s Internet economy since 2015, including a strong acceleration of investment between 2016 and 2017, according to the “e-Conomy Southeast Asia Spotlight 2017” report.
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:10
Mutmee unveils new song, new book
Pimdao “Mutmee” Panichsamai was recently back in the media spotlight launching her new single “Mek Fon Nai Jai” and a second book, “Mudjai 2”, at My Kitchen in Siam Discovery.
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:30
A spotlight on HIV
Bangkok is set to host the Rights, Resources and Resilience Asia Pacific summit (RRRAP) in November where up to 300 HIV and community health advocates from across Asia and the Pacific will recalibrate their strategies to tackle the region’s HIV epidemic and its impact on vulnerable communities.
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 01:00
Saudi Arabian ‘honesty’ app takes Internet by storm
Fizzing with boyish exuberance, Saudi programmer Zainalabdin Tawfiq could be mistaken for a college freshman, but the popularity of his “honesty” app has shone a spotlight on the conservative kingdom’s nascent tech scene.
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:38
Trump son-in-law under pressure over Russia scandal
Washington - Donald Trump's eldest son Don Jr may be in the media spotlight over his notorious Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 01:00
Missing Chinese billionaire linked with Xi Jinping’s family
Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua’s reported abduction from Hong Kong by mainland security agents has shone a spotlight on the business dealings and political connections of the financier some local media have dubbed China’s JP Morgan.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 01:00
A spotlight on Thailand’s ‘hidden’ asylum-seekers
Bangkok’s army of urban refugees live a precarious existence outside the law