• Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    Navy embarks on yet another fiasco
    The Thai government has deemed Andrew Elwartowski a threat to Thai society, Thai citizens and national security under Article 12 of the Immigration law because he has anchored a tiny floating structure in international waters off Phuket. He could face the death penalty as a result.
    your say
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    (More) incentives sought for tourism
    BUSINESSES are calling on the government to come up with incentives to shore up the tourism industry, such as further liberalisation on visas that include fee waivers for citizens of countries that are still required to apply.
    Tourism
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Smog cover-up will burn Chiang Mai tourism industry
    Re: “Choking Chiang Mai citizens up in arms: Angry northerners feel abandoned by the authorities, want to choose own governor”, The Nation, April 1.
    your say
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
    Choking Chiang Mai citizens up in arms
    Angry northerners feel abandoned by the authorities, want to choose own governor.
    national
  • Sun, 31 Mar 2019 12:31
    Half-million in Chiang Mai in desperate need of facemasks
    Chiang Mai, strangling in haze, continues to plea urgently for donations of N95-grade facemasks for 500,000 citizens as well as air-purifiers to establish “clean rooms” at 230 hospitals.
    national
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 17:30
    Two Thais, one Chinese man detained over US entry visa fraud
    Two Thai citizens and a Chinese man have been arrested for allegedly talking eight Chinese nationals into paying them US$6,000 (about Bt200,000) each for a so-called US entry visa.
    national
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
    EC told to review decision on NZ votes
    Expat voters demand their right to be counted; thai airways issues statement to explain delay in delivery of ballots.
    politics
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Senior citizens go for the ‘tried and trusted’
    ELDERLY VOTERS were yesterday showing their usual tendency to “play it safe” and vote for the same parties they’ve always supported rather than taking a “gamble” on newcomers.
    politics
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Western governments massacre their own citizens too
    Re: The ongoing debate on China’s human rights record. 
    your say
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:29
    Ballot paper confusing, say elderly voters
    Senior citizens at some voting centres complained that the ballot paper was confusing and they found it difficult to find their chosen parties.
    national
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:23
    Paper-plane champ Mong votes for first time
    Mong Thongdee, who gained national fame for his skill at folding and flying paper aeroplanes, was on Sunday able to vote for the first time since being granted citizenship last year.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:00
    Civil activists urge voters to bring back ‘people power’
    THOUGH THE junta-led government’s initiatives and limited reforms over the past five years have been praised in some quarters, citizens have often expressed dismay at restrictions on social and community activism.
    politics
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:13
    GSB reports progress on policy to support the least advantaged
    The Government Savings Bank or GSB on Monday gave an update on aspects of its 20-year business strategy, which aims to create jobs for lower-income people, improve the quality of life for ageing citizens and support small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:12
    Urgent : 40 dead, 20 badly hurt in NZ mosque attacks: PM
    Christchurch, New Zealand - Forty people were killed and 20 more were seriously injured in armed assaults on two Christchurch mosques Friday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Citizens powerless against guns – but we can control politicians
    I fully agree with Vint Chavala that “politicians are as much to blame as soldiers in making democracy unattainable in Thailand thus far”. However, I respectfully submit that no matter how unspeakable our politicians are, they are no worse that the voters who chose them, and who failed to constantly monitor them once in office.
    your say
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