• Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Vietnam's party chief Nguyen Phu Trong sworn in as the new President
    Vietnam lawmakers on Tuesday elected as president Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong, the only candidate on the ballot, making him the most powerful man in the country where consensus leadership has traditionally kept strongman rule in check.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Cause of Laos dam disaster still a mystery
    Investigation into July’s catastrophe has stalled, with potentially grave consequences for region 
    opinion
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Countries waking up to risks attached to China loans
    Countries around the world are now rethinking the readily available loans offered by China for infrastructure projects in their countries, after fearing they could fall prey to Beijing’s debt-trap diplomacy.
    opinion
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai could be dissolved if Thaksin is found to be interfering, EC warns
    PHEU THAI PARTY could be dissolved if it were found to have let former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra interfere with its internal affairs, a senior Election Commission (EC) official warned yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Like any gold rush, cryptocurrency frenzy is full of cut-throats
    Cryptocurrency traders in the US have approached the regulators and requested they regulate and legitimise the industry.
    your say
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    South peace talks in focus
    MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad arrives in Bangkok today for a two-day official visit to reaffirm his country’s commitment to bilateral ties. He is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House upon arrival and discuss a wide range of subjects, with peace talks about Thailand’s deep South high on the agenda.
    national
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Why Thailand shouldn’t follow Malaysia and abolish death penalty
    The ongoing debate about the death penalty will probably remain just that – ongoing. The Bangkok Post editorial on October 14 (“Still dragging feet on death penalty”) was one-sided in being totally against the death penalty.
    your say
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    ‘Re-wilding’ Thailand’s elephants is unworkable
    Re: “Finally, co-operation to end cruel abuse of these gentle Thai giants”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Allah has His eye on Saudi Arabia 
    Re: “Growing scepticism of Saudi account on Khashoggi’s death”, World, and “The crown prince must go,” Opinion, October 22.
    your say
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Love democracy? Reproach the politicians
    Your kid gets assaulted by a big boy every time he smirks at the latter. What’s the first thing you do? Of course, you tell your kid to stop smirking. As for the “bully”, you can take care of him later.
    opinion
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Bangkok Bank to return Bt1.75 million its ex-employee stole from customers
    BANGKOK BANK will this week return a combined Bt1.75 million in deposits that were embezzled from three customers by a bank employee, police said yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Illegal fishing key threat to reefs
    THOUGH EXCESSIVE tourism has garnered recent headlines over threats to the health of Thailand’s diverse saltwater seas, illegal fishing presents another big challenge to preserving their rich natural resources.
    national
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Beware of marijuana being misused if it’s legalised, says expert
    Lecturer cites studies disproving claims of marijuana’s medicinal benefits; survey shows 99% support legalisation
    national
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:02
    Ex-actor charged over unlicensed work
    A former heartthrob actor is in trouble for allegedly operating a dental clinic and providing dental services without having the proper licences.
    national
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Marimekko makes a splash
    The much-loved Finnish brand showcases its ready-to-wear and home decor collections at its charmingly renovated store
    fashion
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