• Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    Lifting of political ban ‘partial’
    AS POLITICS in the country got a shot in the arm after the junta lifted restrictions on political activities yesterday, critics called for an end to all legal actions against protesters, arguing that the partial repeal of the ban kept intact ongoing legal cases stemming from previous junta orders.
    politics
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Ominous snapshot of world order disintegrating under Trump?
    US President Donald Trump has allowed alleged cases of state-sponsored murder to be shelved.
    your say
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Fugitives from the law can no longer file cases against others
    FUGITIVES from criminal offences will be deprived of their right to file criminal cases against others while on the run, according to an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Law passed by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday.
    politics
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Why is measles claiming so many lives in South? 
    There have been 11 measles deaths in the United States since the year 2000. In three southern provinces of Thailand (with 0.67 per cent of the US population) there have been 1,400 cases of measles and 13 deaths already this year!
    your say
  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 19:22
    Siemens showcases digitalisation to innovate Thai EEC
    Siemens is hosting the “EEC Journey: Connect, Create, Collaborate for Joint Success” forum to demonstrate its vision towards digitalisation in technology, innovation and infrastructure as a key success driver for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to Asean.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 18:10
    Thai activist sued for defamation as poultry firm vows more cases
    A defamation case by a Thai poultry farm against an activist who tweeted allegations of labour abuse should be dropped, a rights group urged Wednesday, as the complainant vowed further action against "so-called human rights defenders".
    national
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:40
    Indonesia's new 'heresy app' draws fire
    A new Indonesian government app that lets the public report suspected cases of religious heresy is drawing fire as rights groups warn it could aggravate persecution of minorities in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:43
    China confirms first swine fever cases in Beijing
    China's agriculture ministry on Friday confirmed the first cases of African swine fever in Beijing, a disease that has spread across the country despite efforts to contain it.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:36
    Samsung Electronics apologises for factory cancer cases
    Samsung Electronics apologised Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world's top chipmaker.
    business
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    Danger lurks in the begging bowl 
    Monkhood faces health crisis as cases of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and knee problems skyrocket
    opinion
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:30
    Ministry launches campaign against drownings during Loy Krathong
    The number of deaths by drowning a day before, during and the day after Loy Krathong over the past decade (2008-2017) stood at 380 – 25 per cent or 94 cases of which were children under age 15, Dr Sukhum Kanchanapimai, permanent secretary of the Public Health Ministry, said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:03
    South Korean fugitive arrested in Bangkok
    A South Korean man wanted on four fraud-related cases has been arrested at a Bangkok hotel, tourist police said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:55
    Chinese-style 'digital authoritarianism' grows globally: study
    Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power, a human rights watchdog study found Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 17:00
    Yala measles outbreak worsens despite officials ongoing efforts
    The measles outbreak in Yala has worsened with 859 children now having been infected and the death toll standing at 10 cases, Betong district health official Wongwit Akarawarothai said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:53
    Police hail crime-busting database
    The Corrections Department and police have created a database of DNA and fingerprints from over 48,000 inmates, which helped solve 46 criminal cases, according to the Corrections Department chief Pol Col Narat Sawettanan.
    national
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