• Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:48
    Thai junta chief in pole position as PM vote looms
    Thailand's new lawmakers are set to vote for a prime minister Wednesday, with junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha in pole position to sweep away the challenge of a charismatic billionaire leading the anti-military bloc.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Patriotism, not money, is the mark of a great leader
    Re: “Thailand proves that billionaires make bad politicians”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Thailand proves that billionaires make bad politicians
    In my opinion, businessmen-turned-politicians are a poisonous mixture for any democratic country. Why? First, the more successful in business the person has been, the less effective he will be as a politician when making decisions to benefit the country as a whole – and not just him alone.
    your say
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 01:00
    Billionaire who shook up Thailand’s politics defiant as enemies circle
    The billionaire leader of the newest and most dynamic force in Thai politics says he is “prepared” for jail as legal cases besiege his youth-focused party just weeks after it scooped up millions of votes in a general election.
    opinion
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    Slum dogs line up with billionaires as India votes
    Billionaires and Bollywood stars took their turn with Mumbai’s slum dwellers yesterday to vote in India’s marathon election as Prime Minister Narendra Modi steps up his nationalist campaign to sway the 900 million electorate.
    opinion
  • Sun, 28 Apr 2019 22:00
    Court gives nod for Musk to face libel suit over cave spat
    Tech billionaire Elon Musk will have to face a lawsuit for defamation for calling a British cave diver a “pedo guy” on Twitter.
    national
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
    Bailout package ‘TOO LARGE’
    NEW HANDOUTS WILL ONLY HELP THREE TELECOM GIANTS, FOREIGN INVESTORS |AND A BILLIONAIRE, LEAVING CONSUMERS WITH VERY FEW OPTIONS
    national
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 01:00
    The real key to a happy retirement
    Re: “Low envy is behind our high-minded criticism of billionaires”, Have Your Say, April 5.
    your say
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 01:00
    Timely proof of philanthropy
    Somsak Pola is wrong. Thai billionaires do pass their wealth onto others, and not just to their offspring.
    your say
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Low envy is behind our high-minded criticism of billionaires
    Re: “Selfless billionaires do not jump into politics”, Have Your Say, April 4. 
    your say
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Selfless billionaires do not jump into politics
    Re: “Future Forward’s success a sign that Thailand is changing”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Sun, 31 Mar 2019 01:00
    King strips ex-premier Thaksin of royal decorations
    The Thai king has revoked the royal decorations of billionaire ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, citing his conviction and "extremely inappropriate" flight from the country, according to an announcement published Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Who will be our next PM?
    An athletic billionaire, a marijuana advocate, a gruff coup leader, and a candidate jokingly labelled the “strongest man on earth”.
    opinion
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:33
     Thailand's possible prime ministers
    An athletic billionaire, a marijuana advocate, a gruff coup leader, and a candidate jokingly labelled the "strongest man on earth". 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 20:30
    Satire rips into chaotic Thai politics as polls near
    A billionaire ex-premier plays poker against the junta chief, who has extra cards tucked up his sleeve -- satirical swipes at the country's chaotic politics are peppering Thai art galleries and social media with elections just weeks away.
    Breaking News
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