• Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    MP law delay means vote could be in November – or delayed indefinitely
    WILL THE “miracle of law” once again help the ruling regime delay the election? The Nation’s political desk offers answers to some of the most crucial questions after the junta-appointed legislature decided to postpone the enforcement of the MPs election law, which is essential for the poll, for another 90 days.
    politics
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    How Siam escaped annexation
    Re “Have your say”, The Nation, Jan 18.
    your say
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    A fitting tribute to The Nation’s founder
    Re: “A message of deepest gratitude to a great media veteran,” Stoppage Time, January 18.
    your say
  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:37:20
    Almost 1 million people may qualify for insurance reinstatement
    Some 960,000 people who had taken out voluntary insurance under the Social Security Act’s Section 39 and then lost their insured status will soon be able to get it back if they want, if draft legislation is approved by the National Legislative Assembly on Thursday.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    NBTC favours changes to spectrum auctions
    THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will propose to its board that it consider suspending a planned auction of a 900 megahertz (MHz) licence and auction nine 1800MHz licences, instead of the originally planned three licences.
    Economy
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:13:49
    NSC chief warns of increasing political activity
    National security officers had detected increasing political activity as the country was in a transitional period heading towards an election, General Wanlop Raksanoh, secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), said on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Cleared Abhisit says dismissal order was ‘political bullying’
    DEMOCRAT PARTY leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said yesterday that he was happy that the Army-dismissal order against him had been overturned, and he would now study the court ruling to assist in a complaint he would file with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) against former defence minister ACM Sukumpol Suwanatat.
    politics
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    PM accuses the media and politicians of trying to overthrow junta govt
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha accused the media and politicians of attempting to overthrow the junta government and the National Council for Peace and Order in a letter handed to Cabinet members on Tuesday.
    politics
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:23:33
    NACC law set to be referred to Constitutional Court
    Members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) who disagree with a new law allowing anti-graft commissioners to remain in the office said on Wednesday that they expected to gain the 25 signatures required to file a petition to the Constitutional Court on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:37:43
    NLA committee seeks to change Senate selection process
    The National Legislative Assembly’s law-vetting committee has decided to cut the number of professional groups for the selection of senators from 20 to five or 10, its spokesperson Admiral Tharathorn Kajitsuwan said on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:39:11
    Activist: Test Prawit’s friends to see if watches fit their wrists
    Anti-graft activist Srisuwn Janya has called on the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to call in friends of Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan to measure their wrist sizes.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:18:44
    Constitutional Court should rule on NACC commissioners’ eligibility: Meechai
    Chief charter drafter Meechai Ruchupan said on Tuesday that it would be a good option to ask the Constitutional Court to make a ruling in regard to some members of the National Anti Corruption Commission (NACC) who allegedly lack the qualifications required under the new charter.
    politics
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:07:20
    Thousands more evacuate as eruption of Mt. Mayon looms
    As of Tuesday, January 16, a total of 5,318 families or 21,823 individuals have been affected in 25 barangays in the towns of Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao City, Daraga, Tabaco City, and Malilipot in Albay and were staying in 18 evacuation centers, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:09:20
    Prayut remains silent on calls to suspend Prawit
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has refused to respond to growing calls on suspension of his deputy, General Prawit Wongsuwan, over allegations that he possessed luxury watches without reporting them to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC).
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:02:52
    4.4-magnitude quake jolts Athens
    A moderate but shallow 4.4-magnitude quake jolted Athens on Monday evening, the national observatory and experts said.
    Breaking News
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