Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
Britain is no land of saints and gentlemen
I agree with Robin Grant that despite being nicknamed the land of smiles, Thailand cannot claim to be flawless as far as human rights are concerned.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
After the shock, we need calm and foresight
Friday’s surprise piled on surprise roiled politics again. We cannot afford to be distracted from our democratic mission
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
Leasehold condos become attractive options
MOST leasehold condominium buildings are in the city centre and in high-potential locations where developers cannot buy land or where the land belongs to the state agencies and the Crown Property Bureau. Such locations cover the Rajdamri area, Langsuan and Rama IV Road, according to a survey by property agency Nexus Property Marketing Co Ltd.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Education is our best defence against revival of Nazism
As the representative of a country that suffered terribly during World War II, but also as an average citizen, I cannot ignore the recent incident in which a popular Thai singer wore a T-shirt with the Nazi swastika.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
Invisible wall that traps, not protects, the United States
The consensus is that Donald Trump lost. That somehow reinforces the impression that US government shutdowns are just a game, the latest one in particular. Kids can’t visit zoos and countless federal workers are left in financial uncertainty, all because a few politicians cannot agree on how to stop illegal immigrant crossings.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
Money clearly cannot buy happiness for Bangkokians, new study shows
FAMILIES living in Bangkok are the least happy despite having the highest average income compared to people living in other parts of the country, a recent study found.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
SE Asia’s giant undergoes surgery to unclog traffic-congested arteries
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has spoken. “We cannot continue like this,” the former Jakarta governor told a meeting on Greater Jakarta traffic earlier this week.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:30
Foundation builds house for crippled woman
A foundation has joined hands with the Laem Chabang municipality to build a house for an 84-year-old woman who cannot walk and lives alone in Chon Buri's Si Racha district.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
PM mum on poll delay
EC chief says election date cannot be fixed before publication of decree, denies choice of march 10.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
Take note: Nitchaon cannot forget gameplan
World No 14 Nitchaon Jindapol will set out to defend her crown in the Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters which starts in Bangkok on Tuesday after a month working with new singles coach Agus Dwi Santosa.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 19:00
Alleged Chai Nat child rapist ‘cannot buy his way out’
POLICE IN Chai Nat say it’s impossible for a teacher accused of raping a 12-year-old schoolgirl to buy his freedom with a cash payment to the parents because the offence is “non-compoundable”, meaning it cannot be settled other than through a criminal process.
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:47
Charging Liverpool challenge Man City to prove their greatness
"I start to read and then I start to think 'Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp' and I cannot focus," said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola last month, admitting Liverpool's charge to depose the Premier League champions has been in his head for some time.
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 01:00
The doorway to fundamental knowledge is not books
A number of contributors have recently suggested that plants are not intelligent and cannot suffer because they don’t have brains or nervous systems.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
REPORT: Thailand paying the price for eco-sluggishness as controversial environmental issues rise
The world is so interconnected, so changes imposed on the environment in Thailand – and the value Thais attach to ecology – cannot be viewed separately from what’s happening elsewhere.
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
Ex-Pheu Thai MP accused of murder can run in polls: EC
A FORMER Pheu Thai Party MP, wanted in connection with the alleged murder of a local administrator in Khon Kaen, cannot be prohibited by law from contesting in the upcoming election, a senior election official said yesterday.