Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:04
Air pollution rises as fires continue to burn in North
Following a huge drop in the number of hotspots in Mae Hong Son during Songkran, fires have once again taken hold, prompting officials and volunteers to work around the clock on putting out the flames. Particulate dust in the area on Monday was still slightly under the safe limit of 50 micrograms per cubic metre of air.
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
Seasteaders made fatal mistake in measuring distance
Oh dear, Thai authorities got their knickers in a twist over a couple who want to live in a floating bathtub, ridiculous!
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
Country returning to undemocratic rule, warns senior Pheu Thai figure
WITH REPORTS predicting the setting up of a national unity government to tackle the political deadlock, veteran politician Phumtham Wechayachai said yesterday that the Constitution and the legal framework had indeed been designed to cause complications and difficulties that would draw the nation down the path to undemocratic rule.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
Investors park money in banks as they await
COMMERCIAL banks are noting that the shift of funds into current and savings accounts (CASA) reflects investors’ lack of confidence in spending or investment, particularly in the stock market.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:45
‘Buddhist tourism’ idea fraught with difficulty
For most foreign visitors, Thailand is a place to party and soak up the sun, not pursue spirituality
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 20:30
Cabinet okays Bt148m to prevent outbreak of African swine flu
THE CABINET on Tuesday approved a Bt148.54-million budget for implementing measures to prevent the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF), the agriculture minister said.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:30
Unhappy Prachinburi worker found hanged
A worker described by friends as having difficulties was found hanged near a temple in Prachinburi’s Sri Mahosot district on Tuesday morning.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
Authorities defend raid on foundation accused of producing marijuana medicines
THE OFFICE OF Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) yesterday defended the police action against noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague for allegedly illegally possessing marijuana, saying they would have faced negligence of duty charges if they failed to take legal action.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
Anutin joins activist Decha’s fight over cannabis
BHUMJAI THAI party leader Anutin Charnvirakul yesterday posted on his Facebook Page that he would post a bail for noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague, who were last week charged with illegally possessing marijuana.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:26
Black, gay woman elected Chicago mayor in historic vote
Chicago - Chicago on Tuesday became the biggest US city to elect a black woman its mayor, as voters put their faith in an openly-gay political novice to tackle difficult problems of economic inequality and gun violence.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
12% jump in Thai-China trade eyed
Commerce Ministry pushes agricultural
exports from Thai SMEs via competition
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:47
Forest fires raise air pollution levels in North
Northern residents suffered increased air pollution on Friday as many areas had dangerous levels of tiny particulate dust, fueled by multiple forest fires in many parts of the region and in neighbouring countries.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
Farm crisis looms in the Philippines
THE PHILIPPINE Department of Agriculture (DA) has warned that there has been declining water supply for agriculture over the last few decades and the presence of the El Nino weather phenomenon could lead to an “agriculture crisis”.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:06
Watchdog calls for EC to address flaws and issues, announce official election result as soon as possible
An international election-observer group on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to announce the official result of the general election as soon as possible, in order to ensure the transparency and integrity of the poll and prevent any suspicions escalating into distrust and conflict, particularly in regard to doubtful unofficial-votes counting.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
Spotlight on EC after dubious results
Jarungvith blames ‘human error’ as social media erupts with ridicule.