Mon, 25 Jun 2018 01:00
Philippines may hike key rate again
AFTER THE PHILIPPINE central bank raised its key interest rates on June 18 for the second time this year, economists are pondering whether the the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) would sanction more interest rate increases amid continuing |inflationary pressures and peso depreciation.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:24
Man arrested for killing wife in Chiang Rai
Police arrested a Chiang Rai man on Tuesday night for allegedly stabbing his wife to death and throwing her body in their fishpond before going for a drink.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:24
Murray will wait to decide on Wimbledon bid
Andy Murray will wait to see how his body responds to his first competitive match for 11 months before deciding whether to compete at Wimbledon.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:30
Senior vet warns temple ponds are health hazard for turtles
Temple ponds are not suitable for keeping turtles, a senior vet said after a yellow-headed temple turtle was saved from a temple’s polluted pond.
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
Change the world? Start here
I am flattered to have been mentioned in dispatches from some of your distinguished frequent (dare I say too frequent? Do these people have nothing better to do than fire off a letter every single day of the week?) correspondents.
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:00
Macron tells Trump US tariffs are 'illegal', EU will respond: Elysee
Emmanuel Macron told Donald Trump late Thursday that tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union were "illegal" and that the EU would respond in a "firm and proportionate manner", the Elysee Palace said.
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
The legalities in Leeds
I note that at least one of your conspiracy-theorist correspondents, along with the usual suspects on far-right websites and social media, have embraced the case of a man in the United Kingdom who was jailed for “reporting” on a criminal trial in Leeds, northern England.
Wed, 23 May 2018 10:04
Songkhla Municipality ponders isolating monkeys to two islands
The mayor of Songkhla’s Muang district municipality said on Wednesday that he will soon hold a public hearing on his plan to relocate 4,000 monkeys to two islands.
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:00
Police raid Chachoengsao plant in crackdown on foreign e-waste disposal
POLICE SEARCHED a waste management plant in Chachoengsao’s Plaeng Yao district on Tuesday, responding to an allegation that hazardous industrial waste had been smuggled from abroad to be burned at the facility, spreading toxins in the area.
Mon, 21 May 2018 12:08
Unidentified body retrieved from Udon Thani pond
Authorities have yet to identify a young man whose body was found floating in a public pond in Muang Udon Thani on Monday morning.
Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
Junta gets thumbs-down in varsity survey
A survey of 2,175 university students found that most respondents believed the military coup did not solve the country’s problems, and the performance of the General Prayut Chan-o-cha-led government during the past four years was “bad or very bad”, according to the poll by the Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights.
Sun, 20 May 2018 19:07
Universal healthcare policy of greatest interest to Thais: poll
A Bangkok Poll found that 57 per cent of respondents to its survey identified free medical coverage or universal healthcare as the policy of greatest interest to them, followed by farm aid (54.4 per cent); those involving welfare, cost of living and income (48.3 per cent); assistance for the underprivileged and the poor
Tue, 15 May 2018 11:04
Buri Ram man suffering from depression drowns in pond
A man suffering from depression drowned in a pond in Buri Ram's Muang district on Monday night.
Thu, 10 May 2018 14:30
Couple electrocuted in Kalasin freshwater prawn pond
A couple was electrocuted in their freshwater prawn pond in Kalasin’s Yang Talad on Thursday morning, police said.
Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
Industry gears up to respond to U-turn on renewable energy policy
THE Federation of the Thai Industries (FTI) will tomorrow announce its response to a controversial government decision to halt purchases of electricity from renewable sources for five years.