• Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Humanity lies bleeding to death in Philippine hospital   
    A horrifying video that went viral last week is raising questions about the conduct of medical personnel in a Philippines hospital: Did they let a drug suspect die without giving him medical treatment?
    opinion
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Arbitrary rules trigger nightmares for Immigration officials, expats  
    How ironic it is that big men in uniform, sitting in big offices, being given big amounts of baht for their supposed “work”, can at a moment’s notice immediately affect the lives of expats here.
    your say
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    The real emergencies that Don is ignoring   
    While President Trump imagines and exaggerates an emergency on the southern border, the real emergencies in the US go on uncontested and ignored. With 40,000 gun deaths in 2017 you would think that maybe a proper form of gun control would be in the offing, but no such luck.
    your say
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:45
    Thai Raksa Chart to resume election rallies
    The Thai Raksa Chart Party on Tuesday announced it would resume the election rallies that had been put on hold due to the party-dissolution case in the Constitutional Court while the lawsuit remains standing.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Generals promoted Thaksin then divided Thailand 
    I cannot hold back my resentment upon hearing the military government and especially the Army chief argue against calls for a cut in the military budget.
    your say
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Karl Lagerfeld, fashion's quick-witted king
    Paris - They called him the "Kaiser", and for decades Karl Lagerfeld, who has died aged 85, reigned imperially over the fashion world.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Amended Narcotics Act comes into effect, leaves door open for monopoly, say experts
    THE PROBLEM of illicit patent registration continues to linger, as academics believe the hasty legalisation of medical cannabis has opened up a legal loophole for big pharmaceutical firms to reverse the revocation of 10 controversial patent applications.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:16
    'Monster' husband gets 25 years in Singapore for sex abuse
    A Singaporean man described as a "monster" by prosecutors was sentenced to 25-and-a-half years in jail Tuesday for forcing his wife into prostitution and sexually abusing their six-year-old daughter and a niece.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:00
    Italian tourist seriously injured in goring by bull elephant at private Phang-Nga park
    A 29-year-old Italian tourist was seriously injured on Tuesday when the 12-year-old male elephant he and a friend were riding as part of a tourist activity in Phang-Nga’s Mueang district suddenly shook them to the ground and gored him in the stomach.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:00
    Makhu Bucha celebrations across the country
    DEVOUT BUDDHISTS across the country attended merit-making events to mark Makha Bucha Day on Thursday.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    No quick gains seen from chairing Asean
    WHILE THE Thai government has a list of up to 12 economic deliverables as it chairs Asean this year, business leaders are not sure its work this year will benefit the private sector in the near future.
    Economy
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Forest Act to be amended to encourage felling and growing of rare trees
    LANDOWNERS will be able to cut down up to 171 “reserved” and “rare” timber species growing on their properties without having to seek permission from the authorities, once an amendment to the Forest Act is published in the Royal Gazette in the next two months.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:30
    Three Vietnamese, Thai accomplice nabbed for alleged passport forgery
    Three Vietnamese men, with alleged links to a passport-forging gang that caters to those wishing to travel to the United Kingdom, and their Thai male accomplice were arrested in Bangkok at the weekend, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal told a press conference on Tuesday.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    HIGHER BANK ACCOUNTING STANDARD MAY BE DELAYED
    Finance Ministry is considering allowing the state-owned banks to delay implementing the new accounting standard IFRS9 by a year to 2021, as most of the banks must revise their system, said a Ministry source recently.
    Economy
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    FIRST STEP IN DIGITAL ID COMING TO TBA BY MARCH
    The Thai Bankers Association or TBA expects to use digital ID by March this year, the association’s chairman of payment systems, Yos Kimsawate, said recently.
    Economy
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