Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
Dual Thai nationality votes being ‘sold’ for today’s Malaysian election
MALAYSIAN authorities have tightened the border with Thailand after 200 people with dual nationality allegedly sold their votes in Northern Kelantan to cast ballots in today’s general election.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00
UN rights body urges junta to lift ban on political activity
THE UNITED Nations human rights body has urged the junta to lift political restrictions, even as individual Thais ramp up political activities on social media and call for the relaxation of restrictions well ahead of the election recently announced for next February.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 01:00
Sompo Insurance eyes retail customers
SOMPO INSURANCE (Thailand) is embracing innovation and digital channels as key strategies to build brand awareness among individual Thais, who are a new customer base for the Japan-based firm, which aims to be in the top 10 in Thailand’s |insurance market by 2020.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 00:00
US citizen Gordon jailed for lese majeste
Dual Thai-US citizen Joe Gordon was sentenced to two and a half years in prison yesterday under the lese-majeste law and the Computer Crimes Act for translating parts of a banned book about the King and posting them on the Internet while in the United Sta
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:00
Gordon lese majeste verdict delayed till Dec 8
Confusion reigned yesterday over the verdict day for Joe Gordon, a dual Thai-US citizen charged under the lese majeste law and Computer Crimes Act, when US Embassy personnel and Gordon's lawyer appeared at the Criminal Court - only to be told the ruling o