Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
Junta relaxes ban on political activities, with some restrictions
FOR THE first time since the 2014 coup, political parties are now allowed to convene and make preparations for the upcoming election.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:43
The junta relax political bans and activities
The military junta on Friday relaxed political bans and activities that had been issued since it took over the power four years ago.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:15
Dutch bank ING axes CFO over laundering probe
Dutch banking giant ING on Tuesday axed its top financial officer following a scandal over the firm's failure to vet clients in order to prevent money laundering.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 19:00
Phuket bike share axed
The Ofo Thai Company has officially announced the cancellation of its bike project to Phuket City Development (PKCD).
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:16
Myanmar ditches Surakiart's Rohingya probe
Myanmar says the advisory board headed by former Thai foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai has submitted its final report on the Rohingya crisis, suggesting the probe has been axed.
Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:49
Dam boss relaxed about high-water levels
The water level in 14 medium-sized northeastern reservoirs has reached the critical level above their storage capacity, but the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) said there was nothing to worry about as there is an emergency preparation and response plan at every dam.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 07:55
Disney axes director James Gunn over offensive tweets
"Guardians of the Galaxy" franchise director James Gunn has been axed from the third movie over a series of offensive messages posted on Twitter several years ago.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
Bigots can’t tolerate difference – or debate
I know that The Nation has a relaxed policy when it comes to letters content.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 13:13
Senior Netflix executive axed over use of the N-word
Netflix sacked its chief spokesman Jonathan Friedland, he revealed on Friday, after he used the N-word twice in the space of a few days during meetings with staff.
Wed, 16 May 2018 13:35
Facebook shut 583 million fake accounts
Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech.
Fri, 11 May 2018 17:52
'Kung Fu' red pandas settle into new Laos sanctuary
Luang Prabang, Laos - Munching on bamboo and lazing under a fan spraying cooling mist, "Jackie Chan" is in a relaxed mood, one of three red pandas once destined for the exotic wildlife trade but now instead settling into a new home in a leafy Laos sanctuary.
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 19:00
Child footballers 'offered boots and underwear for sex work'
Trainee footballers at Argentinian giants Independiente were coaxed into underage prostitution with offers of football boots or even just underwear, a Buenos Aires public prosecutor has said.
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 01:00
Retired expats are not taxed on overseas income
Re: “Don’t double-tax foreign residents”, Letters, March 4.
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:13
Mum threatens to jump from Bangkok building, babe in arms
A mother distraught after quarrelling with her husband had to be coaxed from an exterior ledge of a three-storey Bangkok apartment building, from which she was threatening to jump with her infant child in her arms.
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:39
Relaxed for the holidays
Throughout December and January, retreat into the tranquillity of The Grande Spa at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit and unwind with its special “Festive Rejuvenation Package”.