• Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:54
    Urgent : Myanmar Press Council denounces arrests of three senior journalists of Weekly Eleven
    Myanmar Press Council (MPC) issued a statement on October 11, saying it strongly denounced Yangon regional government’s charge against three senior journalists of the Weekly Eleven News Journal and Yangon regional government needed to lodge a complaint to the press council first.
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  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    Cabinet ministers are entitled to join new political party, says Prayut
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday defended the right of four of his ministers to join the pro-junta Palang Pracharath Party, saying it was a “private matter” and they were able to do so as long as it did not affect their ability to do their public duty.
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:48
    US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019: Pompeo
    The Trump administration slashed its annual cap on refugee acceptances Monday for the second year in a row, saying it would take a maximum of just 30,000 in the fiscal year to come.
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  • Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:27
    Philip Morris praises proactive efforts by Thai agencies to suppress illegal cigarettes
    Philip Morris (Thailand) has applauded Thai authorities’ proactive suppression of illicit cigarettes, particularly in the deep South, saying it is an integrated approach crucial to containing the problem.
  • Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:00
    Indonesia set one week out from 2018 Asian Games
    Indonesia has set aside worries about terrorism, street crime and Jakarta's notorious traffic, saying it is ready to roll for the Asian Games in a week's time.
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:22
    Facebook cracks down on bogus posts inciting violence
    Facebook on Wednesday built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread dangerous misinformation, saying it will remove bogus posts likely to spark violence.
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  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 06:34
    'One of saddest days of my life': Tearful Lopetegui on Spain sacking
    Julen Lopetegui said Thursday that being sacked as Spain coach was the "saddest day" of his life since the death of his mother and defended his move to Real Madrid, saying it was done in an "absolutely honest way".
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:57
    NACC welcomes court ruling on commissioners’ qualifications
    National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) president Pol General Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit on Wednesday dismissed concerns that the recent charter court ruling over the NACC commissioners’ qualifications would trigger a new controversy, saying it would rather pave the way for a smooth working process in the future.
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  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 19:14
    Two Koreas to hold summit, Pyongyang offers nuke deal: Seoul
    North and South Korea have agreed to hold a summit at their heavily armed border next month, with Pyongyang saying it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees, Seoul said Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:21
    Too soon to judge Man United's Champions League chances, says Mourinho
    Manchester United make their return to the Champions League knockout stage on Wednesday with Jose Mourinho, himself back on familiar ground, saying it is too early to judge their chances of going all the way in the competition.
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
    Arbitration law reform gains business 
    THE International Chamber of Commerce Thailand (ICC Thailand) has expressed its support for a legislative amendment to the Thai Arbitration Act, saying it would encourage foreign investors to put their money in the country and trade more with Thai counterparts. 
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:17
    NLA chief: MP election bill delay paves way for primary voting
    National Legislative Assembly (NLA) president Pornpetch Wichaicholchai on Monday defended the postponement of the enforcement of the MP election bill by 90 days, saying it provided time for political parties to prepare themselves for the new primary voting system.
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  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:58
    Furious US ex-governor quits advisory board on Rohingya crisis
    A long-time friend of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has resigned from an advisory board on the crisis in Rakhine state, saying it is nothing more than a cheerleading squad for the government.
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:23
    Rohingya militants say Myanmar refugee return plan 'deceitful'
    Rohingya militants on Saturday hit out at a repatriation plan for refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar set to begin next week, saying it aims to trap the Muslim minority in long-term camps while their ancestral lands are seized.
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  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:53
    PM denies using Mae Hong Son trip for campaigning
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday defended his field trip to Mae Hong Son, saying it did not serve as political campaigning for his ruling junta government ahead of the election.
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