• Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:57
    Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi
    Yangon - A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:50
    Viral clip: Is it a ghost or child’s imaginary friend?
    A video clip of a mother asking her young girl who she was talking to when there were only two of them present has gone viral on Facebook.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:17
    His Majesty the King to bestow degrees on Thammasat graduates
    His Majesty, King Maha Vajiralongkorn has accepted an invitation to bestow degrees on the newest batch of graduates at Thammasat University (TU) next April, the TU Graduate Committee’s social media page (facebook.com/TUgraduate60/) announced on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 18:52
    New Thai political party charged under draconian old law
    Thai police on Monday charged members of a new progressive party led by a maverick 39-year-old tycoon with spreading "false" information about the ruling junta in a Facebook live broadcast.
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  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:59
    Fans face probe after leaking on FB their meeting with Korean star
    Her dream of meeting and shaking hands with her South Korean idol may have come true but an indiscrete revelation of how she had accomplished the feat on her Facebook page has landed the fan in a soup and could end in her being jailed.
    national
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:52
    Most online trade involves endangered foreign animals, says conservation chief
    Most of the endangered wild animals said to be increasingly sold on Facebook are foreign species, and not native species protected under the wildlife protection law, the National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation Department has said in response to a report that criticises Thailand’s protection of wildlife.
    national
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:46
    Yingluck posts reviews of Moscow during visit with Thaksin
    Fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced on her Facebook wall on Saturday that she was visiting Moscow with her brother, fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Yingluck wrote that her brother took her to visit his friends.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:18
    Pathum Thani man arrested for organising road racing
    A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly using Facebook to organise motorcycle races on Pathum Thani an Nonthaburi roads.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:30
    Man announces suicide on Facebook before shooting himself
    A man broadcast a clip of him announcing his suicide on Facebook on Thursday and killed himself just minutes before rescuers got to him.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:13
    Chiang Mai biker gang praised for homeless charity work
    The "Shut Up and Ride" motorcyclist gang in Chiang Mai has been praised on Facebook for feeding homeless people every Friday night.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    MM Social aims to rival Facebook, Instagram in Myanmar
    MYANMAR people’s thirst for a 100 per cent local social network platform like Facebook will be satisfied by the recent launch of MM Social developed by young technicians, Yan Naing Myint, founder and managing director of MM Social Zone Co, said.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:24
    Lottery ’swindle’ evidence submitted
    Atchariya Ruangratanapong, a lawyer and chairman of the Facebook group for assisting crime victims, submitted evidence to police in Samut Sakhon's Khok Kham precinct on Wednesday morning to file charges against at least four accomplices of the controversial lottery vendor Thanawat "Pete" Kamhaengpon.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 18:00
    Alert over bogus e-wallet transactions
    THE PUBLIC has been warned to beware of hackers accessing Facebook accounts to dupe others to send money using e-wallets.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ‘Widespread sale of wild animals on Facebook’
    MORE THAN 1,500 wild animals are up for sale on Facebook every month, the wildlife trade-monitoring network Traffic said yesterday.
    national
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