Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:53
CIA interrogators sought 'truth serum' for 9/11 prisoners
CIA interrogators sought a truth serum to use on Al-Qaeda prisoners in addition to waterboarding and other torture techniques after the September 11, 2001 attacks, according to formerly top secret documents released Tuesday.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
Doctors call for law banning child boxers
INTERNATIONAL paediatricians say getting children to box professionally is the worst type of child abuse, and called on Thai lawmakers to pass a law banning children under the age of 12 from the boxing ring in order to prevent them from suffering long-lasting brain injuries.
Sun, 30 Sep 2018 13:02
Praise for Bangkok’s lifesavers on two wheels
Ready to help in case of emergencies at public gatherings, members of a group called AED Bike Thailand are on hand with crucial first-aid equipment strapped to their bicycles.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Energy Ministry aims to boost alternative sources of power
The Energy Ministry’s Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE) aims to use alternative sources to produce 30 per cent of total power consumed in the country by 2037 as part of its new alternative energy development plan (AEDP).
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
A striking illustration for Catholic paedophilia crisis
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words.
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
Seeking Jesus’s guidance on priestly paedophilia
Readers wondering what the Roman Catholic Church should do about priests who sexually abuse children may be interested in what Jesus (remember him?) had to say about the subject.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
Musk repeats outrageous insult against cave hero
Re: “Elon Musk appears to claim Brit cave hero Vern Unsworth is a ‘paedo’ AGAIN – one month after he apologised for outrageous slur”, The Sun (UK), yesterday.
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 16:10
Duterte to soldiers: Destroy Islamist terrorists; don’t surrender
President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered soldiers to “destroy and kill” Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups which he said adhered to a “bankrupt ideology.”
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:53
Tesla shares fall on reports of SEC subpoena
Shares of Tesla fell Wednesday following reports US securities regulators have subpoenaed the electric car maker's Chief Executive Elon Musk over his statements about taking the company private.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:00
High-profile arrests pending in Line paedophile probe
Arrest warrants are being sought for eight suspects – including a government official and a 60-year-old lecturer at a prominent university – on charges of paying boys under 18 for sex.
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
Why cave hero should go ahead with threat to sue Musk
What an ungracious, immature and self-serving person Elon Musk is proving himself to be.
He is reported to have apologised to one of the heroes of the Chiang Rai cave rescue, Vern Unsworth, for calling him a “pedo”, meaning paedophile – someone who likes sex with underage girls or boys.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:30
Elon Musk apologises to British caver for 'pedo' slur
Elon Musk has apologised for calling a British diver involved in the rescue of Mu Pa boys trapped in a cave in Chiang Rai a “paedo.”
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
Beer, books, bamboo and Busan
A former wire factory gets a makeover and becomes a popular space for coffee, craft ale and culture
Thu, 17 May 2018 10:29
Senate panel approves CIA nominee Haspel despite torture background
A key US Senate panel on Wednesday greenlighted the nomination of veteran covert operative Gina Haspel to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency, despite her involvement in the torture of Al-Qaeda detainees in the early 2000s.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 17:44
Probe sought into missing Bt793,000 from Tambon Plak Raed Municipality
Representatives of the Tambon Plak Raed Municipality in Phitsanulok’s Bang Rakham district on Monday asked police to probe a missing Bt793,000 from its budget which was earmarked for municipal nursery funding.