Mon, 25 Mar 2019 21:16
Former PM Thaksin says Thai election 'rigged' and marred by 'irregularities'
Thailand's election was marred by "irregularities" and "rigged" to ensure the military retain their political grip on the kingdom, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra told AFP in an interview on Monday.
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 01:00
Samsung goes up-market
SOUTH KOREA’S Samsung will focus its business on the premium market in Thailand, starting with launch of more than 50 TV models with cutting edge technology in the Thai market this year.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:00
Fight the power: Thai rap stars savage junta 'bootlickers' before vote
A golden statue of Thai premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha with the word "cheat" behind him looms over five rappers as they rip into junta "bootlickers", in a video gone viral on the eve of an election critics say is stacked to favour the generals.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:51
Acquittal of five policeman in 1990 Saudi murder case upheld
The Supreme Court on Friday acquitted all five defendants, including a former top police chief, of the murder of a Saudi businessman in 1990.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
Thank goodness it was only a leopard, not a bag of mushrooms
Re: “Law hunts down tycoon”, Front page, March 20.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:30
Top detective gets jail over 2012 demotion
The Supreme Court on Thursday gave former head of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) Tarit Pengdith, 61, a one-year jail term without suspension for unfairly demoting a subordinate in 2012.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:30
Supreme Court clears Trang man of girl’s 2014 murder
The Supreme Court on Wednesday acquitted 42-year-old Trang man, Pathompong Muenban, who had been sentenced to death by a primary court and then to a life sentence by the Appeals Court, over the 2014 kidnap and murder of an 11-year-old girl, a defence lawyer said.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:00
Prosecutors seek tougher sentences in tycoon’s leopard poaching case
Prosecutors would submit a request to see the details of the ruling on the black leopard poaching case involving construction tycoon Premchai Karnnasuta of Italian-Thai Development Plc.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:24
Aiyawatt named in list of world's richest 20 sports team owners
The list of the world’s richest sports team owners was published on Wednesday – and while American franchises still dominate the top 20, the English Premier League is starting to make its presence felt.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
Organised as a way of drawing attention to Bangkok’s premium culinary experiences, the Top Tables Champions is taking place at restaurants around town for two weeks. Popular eatery Haoma has been selected to join the elite 30 Top Tables Champions.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
Law hunts down tycoon
Premchai sentenced to 16 months in jail but gets reprieve in black leopard case; lawyers to appeal guilty verdict
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:05
Premchai gets 16 months in jail in poaching case
A Kanchanaburi court jailed construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta for 16 months on Tuesday but acquitted him of poaching a black leopard in a local nature reserve.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:50
Great regional entertainment coming on HBO
HBO Asia posted a press event in Hong Kong last week to unveil a line-up of brand new Asian original productions that are scheduled to premiere soon. The upcoming projects include an anthology drama series, a crime drama, a sci-fi thriller and the second season of a coming-of-age drama series.
movie & TV
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:26
Thai tycoon faces verdict in black leopard poaching case
Kanchanaburi -A Thai tycoon accused of poaching a black leopard at a wildlife sanctuary arrived in court Tuesday for the highly anticipated verdict -- a case that has fuelled outrage in a country fed up with impunity and corruption.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Let’s expunge the myth of white supremacy
Fifty innocent Muslims were murdered in Christchurch last week because an ideologically deranged fanatic believed they’d invaded his God-given territory. And more young people are being taught the same lies