• Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:32
    Muang Thai Life sees 26% hike in premiums this year
    Muang Thai Life Assurance Plc expects 26 per cent more growth this year in new premiums compared to 2018, president and chief executive Sara Lamsam told reporters on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 19:30
    From seizure to destruction
    Office of Narcotics Control Board secretary-general Niyom Termsrisuk walks reporters through the measures taken with illegal drugs confiscated by police, during a demonstration at the agency’s Narcotics Analysis and Technical Service Institute in Bangkok on Thursday.
    national
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 11:51
    Anupong pledges better road safety measures
    The number of road fatalities is lower so far during this year’s New Year holidays, but drunk driving and speeding remain the key contributing factors in crashes, accounting for most of the arrests made, Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda told reporters at Government House on Wednesday.
    national
  • Tue, 01 Jan 2019 17:00
    Seven drunk drivers fitted with Electronic Monitoring devices
    Seven out of the 66 drunk drivers stopped over the New Year Holiday were fitted with the Probation Department’s Electronic Monitoring (EM) devices in front of reporters on January 1, as part of the punishment ordered by the courts over traffic violations.
    national
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 07:04
    Serena eyes 'bigger and better things' after US Open drama
    Serena Williams would not discuss the incidents that unfolded during the US Open final she lost to Naomi Osaka in September and is choosing to "move on to bigger and better things", the American told reporters in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
    sports
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 15:46
    Myanmar court to hear Reuters reporters appeal this month
    A Myanmar court will hear the appeal later this month of two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, a lawyer said Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
    Case dropped against Myanmar journalists facing incitement charges
    Yangon - The incitement case against three Myanmar journalists who reported critically on the financial management of Yangon's government has been withdrawn, their lawyer told AFP Friday, in rare good news for the country's beleaguered press.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 15:21
    Khashoggi death: don't give S. Arabia 'licence to kill', says RSF
    The international community must keep up the pressure on Saudi Arabia after its admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in its Turkish consulate, Reporters without Borders (RSF) said Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:08
    Whale-watching season begins in Phetchaburi
    The Bryde’s whale has returned to the waters off Phetchaburi and reporters and tourists boarded boats on Monday for the official opening of whale-watching season, with about 10 of the huge animals obliging them.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:31
    Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters' release
    Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:45
    BOT might act on mortgage-loan brawling
    The Bank of Thailand appears likely to rein in mortgage lending out of concern that fierce competition among banks could weaken loan criteria. “The Bank of Thailand will consult with all concerned parties,” its governor, Veerathai Santiprabhob, told reporters on Monday on the side lines of a central bank symposium.
    Economy
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Suu Kyi, President Trump and confusing democracy
    It was a lot easier to defend the “Iron Lady” when she was under house arrest, but let me try now. We can start by considering the jailing of the Reuters reporters in Myanmar and Donald Trump’s regular and vicious attacks on the media altogether. In other words, we must bring the US president into the equation in defence of Aung San Suu Kyi.
    opinion
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:04
    EU blasts Myanmar's jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defence
    The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Free press is dying in Myanmar as ‘massive climate of fear’ crushes journalists
    A Myanmar court last week found two Reuters reporters guilty of breaching a colonial-era law and sentenced them to seven years in prison in a landmark case that many international observers see as a bellwether for the fate of free press in the country.
    opinion
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:45
    Ruling against Reuters reporters severe blow to Myanmar press freedom: CAJ president
    The seven-year jail sentence handed down on two Reuters journalists in Myanmar on Monday is a big step backwards for press freedom and a travesty of justice in the country, Thepchai Yong, president of the Confederation of Asean Journalists [CAJ] said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
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