Fri, 16 Mar 2018 18:46:31
PTT names Charnsilp as next president and CEO
Piyasawas Amaranant, chairman of PTT, revealed on Friday that the board of the listed energy conglomerate had unanimously approved the appointment of Charnsilp Trinuchkarn as president and chief executive officer, replacing Thewin Wongwanich, whose term expires on August 30.
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:02:52
UN agency calls for Myanmar trial on genocide
The United Nations human rights body said acts of genocide may have taken place in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August when the recent Rohingya crisis erupted, while asking the UN General Assembly to prepare to bring the case to court.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Yingluck may hold press conference in Hong Kong
FUGITIVE former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to hold a press conference in Hong Kong soon – her first since fleeing Thailand last August.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:00:00
The wheels for Yingluck’s extradition turn slowly and ‘uneasily’
In pursuit of ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last August shortly before a court ruled against her, authorities have repeatedly explored the possibility of seeking her extradition.
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:50:04
NGO launches drone war on Cambodia’s flooding
In Kampong Thom province, 200 kilometres north of Phnom Penh, a team from the Czech NGO People in Need (PIN) is preparing a small Styrofoam drone for a survey flight. The flight is one of hundreds conducted throughout the country since August, with the aim of reducing preventable deaths from flooding through better mapping and an early warning system.
Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:56:21
Four months on, airport theft possibly solved
An Algerian man was arrested on arrival at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Sunday night on an outstanding warrant for allegedly stealing Bt25,000 in cash from a British tourist’s bag at the airport in mid-August.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Thai SEA Games medal winners disqualified
Two Thai athletes including a gold medalist in pencak silat failed B sample doping tests from the August’s SEA Games which disqualified them from the medals.
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:36:34
6,700 Rohingya killed in first month of Myanmar violence: MSF
At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Thursday.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:45:23
Suspect arrested for serial sexual assaults on Bangkok buses
A 36-year-old man who was arrested for allegedly groping 20 to 30 women on Bangkok buses from August to November has confessed and claimed he could not keep his hands to himself after spotting the victims, a senior police officer said on Thursday.
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Introducing Horace Beasley’s ‘Programme for the Liberation of Men’
I expect to be viciously attacked for what I am about to write, but somebody has to do the heavy lifting. Since my beloved wife recently had her say in these august columns, fairness demands equal time for the testosterone boys.
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 13:40:33
Warrant issued for ex-police officer accused of helping Yingluck flee
The anti-corruption court has issued an arrest warrant for a fired senior Metropolitan Police officer accused of helping former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country ahead of her court verdict in August.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Myanmar: A land of refugees does not meet definition of democracy
Over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since late August amid a Myanmar military campaign the UN calls ethnic cleansing.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Officer who helped Yingluck flee fails to answer summons
A SENIOR metropolitan officer accused of helping former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country ahead of her court verdict due in August will face a second summons call after he failed to show up yesterday for the first summons call.
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:41:28
Disabled boy continues achievement with painting contest win
An armless Phitsanulok schoolboy, whose participation in the “Bike for Mom” and “Bike for Dad” campaigns in August and December 2015 respectively made news headlines, won a painting contest hosted by the Phitsanulok's Primary Education Area 1 Office on Tuesday.
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 19:29:10
NCPO files malfeasance complaint with police against Chairit, accusing him of failing to arrest Yingluck
The National Council for Peace and Order’s legal department officer on Monday filed a complaint with the police to press a charge against Pol Colonel Chairit Anurit of the Metropolitan Police, who had allegedly helped ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra flee the country in August.