• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Exposing a carnivore in vegan’s clothing
    Gotcha! Dear readers, do you remember last year when I wrote that animal haters often claim to be vegetarians themselves in order to give credibility to their tirades against animal rights activists?
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Environmental issues won’t solve themselves
    The government has several clear steps to take in tackling threats from air pollution and plastic waste Single-use plastic waste and big-city air pollution have become the two most serious environmental issues facing Thailand, and it’s daunting to consider how long it might take to find sustainable solutions – and how strong the political will must be to ensure success.
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bangkok sounds smoke alarm for expanding Asean capitals
    Bangkok is choking as military drones and fire trucks fight to bring air pollution under control. Schools have closed, people are encouraged to stay indoors and others have armed themselves with face masks.
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    Your pre-election playlist
    The political parties’ campaign anthems are popping up on social media, but is anyone listening?
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 27 Jan 2019 01:00
    Myanmar's first LGBT pride boat parade sets sail
    Rainbow flags flew high and gay anthems blasted out over Yangon's river as a flotilla of boats took to the water of Myanmar's biggest city on Saturday for the country's first-ever Pride boat parade in a sign of growing acceptance for LGBT rights.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 01:00
    Deluded or deliberate?
    Roland Watson’s letter, if it is not satire, would mean either Donald Trump is a puppet of Vladimir Putin or Mr Watson suffers from political derangement syndrome. Of course readers must decide for themselves which of these scenarios is more likely.
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  • Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
    Left to fend for themselves
    Victims of Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy dam collapse in Laos languish in shelters, staring at an uncertain future.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Teach students to tell right from wrong, Prayut urges
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday called on teachers to help children learn how to protect themselves from the bad side of social media and boost their understanding of the increasingly influential new media.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Victoria statue belongs to British community
    In 1903 an impressive bronze statue of Queen Victoria, inscribed on the plinth with the words, “Erected in loving memory by her subjects in Siam” was erected in the street in front of the British Legation in Charoen Krung Road. The statue had been commissioned by the British community in Bangkok, using funds raised amongst themselves through public subscription. 
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Severe shortage of N95 masks leave many bangkokians at risk
    AFTER spending several days choking on high levels of fine particle dust, many Bangkokians opted for masks to protect themselves, though some were unable to find the N95-grade facemasks required and are calling for the authorities to cover the shortage.
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    An ‘Umbrella’ to save the world
    It rains often on the sibling superheroes of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ coming to Netflix – they need to save themselves first
    movie & TV
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 09:22
    North, Northeast to see mercury drop by 5-8C
    Residents of northern and northeastern provinces were warned on Saturday to brace themselves for cold spells until January 2 when temperatures could drop by 5 to 8 degrees Celsius.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Most voters part of a ‘silent majority’, survey shows
    DESPITE a general perception that Thailand is deeply divided politically, a survey released yesterday revealed that most people consider themselves part of a silent force |that remains undecided about ideology and has yet to take a political stance.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:38
    US shoppers fight back against 'porch pirates'
    With the holidays in full swing, Americans are bracing themselves for the seasonal onslaught of a new kind of Grinch trying to steal Christmas: the so-called "porch pirate."
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Latest forest policy move may be a boon for forest dwellers
    THE GOVERNMENT’S latest policy addressing the problem of overlapping rights on forested land will be a major turning point for residents, as it will allow them to live in forested areas and sustain themselves legally and also bring a halt to further encroachment, officials said yesterday.
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