• Thu, 21 Mar 2019 23:03
    87% of Thais more likely to vote for environmentally friendly party: poll
    “Environmental” concerns among Thais was rated on top of the list of major concerns about the country, more than any other concern, including rising prices, corruption, congestion, crime and the economy, according to a Marketbuzzz poll.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Old foes, millennials stand in way of junta election victory
    Thailand holds its first election in eight years on Sunday under rules concocted by a junta to keep it in power, but with the appeal of both old foes and the new millennial vote posing an unpredictable challenge. 
    opinion
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties urged to address ongoing foreign issues
    Few parties breaking the norm when it comes to foreign policy, say experts.
    politics
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:27
    Old foes, millennials stand in way of Thai junta polls victory
    Chaiyaphum -Thailand holds it first election in eight years on Sunday under rules concocted by a junta to keep it in power, but with the appeal of both old foes and the new millennial vote posing an unpredictable challenge.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:02
    Voters told to prepare for heatstroke risk
    The Health Department has issued healthcare tips to voters on March 24.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:31
    EC dismisses challenge to Prayut’s PM nomination
    The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday voted unanimously to dismiss the complaint against the junta chief’s prime ministerial nomination, saying the process had been lawful.
    politics
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:18
    Keeping an eye on politics
    Netflix gets in tune with Sunday’s general election by streaming eight series and movies with political themes from history to office dramas for Thais to get ready to cast their votes.
    movie & TV
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Huge early-voter turnout spells trouble for Prayut 
    More than 2.2 million Thais turned out for early voting – almost 90 per cent of those registered – for the hotly anticipated national election, as the junta’s main opposition predicted a cliffhanger to the first poll in eight years.
    opinion
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Parties offer mixed bag of economic goodies
    AS ECONOMIC policies are among of the most salient promises for winning the hearts of voters in Sunday’s election poll, pundits and experts are analysing the proposals put forward by the political parties.
    Economy
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    All bets off in wild election ride 
    Political loyalty is up for grabs on a campaign trail littered with Vote banks and cash top-ups   
    opinion
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:12
    High turnout may hit smaller parties hard
    With an 80 per cent voter turnout expected on March 24, more votes may be needed to gain partylist MPs, say experts.
    politics
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    One and done, a single rate hike was more than enough
    AFTER AN extended period of holding the policy rate at 1.50 per cent, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided in December 2018 to raise the policy rate to 1.75 per cent. At the following meeting in February 2019, the committee voted to maintain the policy.
    Economy
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:03
    Bangkokians turn out for advance voting
    More than 87 per cent of people registered to vote turn up to exercise their rights in the advance voting in Bangkok, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) revealed on Sunday night.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:45
    ANALYSIS: Will Sunday’s election ease or aggravate the conflict?
    Experts believe lack of a clear mandate from voters could complicate the current scenario.
    politics
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:27
    Campaigners short on concrete environmental plans, say critics
    THE PARTIES campaigning for votes in next Sunday’s election are not presenting sufficiently concrete |policies to protect the environment, specialists have noted.
    national
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