• Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:06
    Army chief’s attempt to shut down election talk of budget cuts backfires
    The Army chief’s attempt to scare politicians off discussing the Army budget and reform by indirectly calling them “enemies of the state” has instead backfired, as many Thais have emerged with additional proposals for reforms of the military, and others are protesting the chief’s invocation of the farrightist anthem.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Does Army chief have no regrets over massacre in 1976?
    I should like to express my deep dismay and disgust at General Apirat Kongsompon’s suggestion that an old song of hate against his own people should be revived and played ad nauseam.
    your say
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Rattled military resorts to ‘hate’ strategy 
    Army chief draws on ultra-nationalist rhetoric of modern Thailand’s darkest era
    opinion
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Generals promoted Thaksin then divided Thailand 
    I cannot hold back my resentment upon hearing the military government and especially the Army chief argue against calls for a cut in the military budget.
    your say
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    Politicians tell the Army chief to remain neutral 
    Parties say they have right to propose policies and the general has no business to interfere
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:30
    Three Vietnamese, Thai accomplice nabbed for alleged passport forgery
    Three Vietnamese men, with alleged links to a passport-forging gang that caters to those wishing to travel to the United Kingdom, and their Thai male accomplice were arrested in Bangkok at the weekend, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal told a press conference on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:30
    Spaniard arrested, charged with rape in Thong Lor area
    A 30-year-old Spanish man has been arrested for allegedly raping a Thai woman, whom he also allegedly handcuffed so she could not resist, at a luxury condominium in Bangkok’s Thong Lor area on the night of February 15, Immigration Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Surachet Hakpal told a press conference on Tuesday.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:30
    Beautiful news as Thailand set to host its first Miss World final in December
    For the first time in the history of Miss World, the highly anticipated final – the 69th edition –will be hosted in Thailand, Miss World Organisation chief executive officer and chairman Julia Morley announced during a press conference at Phraya Thai Palace in Bangkok on Monday.
    national
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Army chief bristles over proposals to cut budget
    Making critics enemies of the state dangerous, say analysts, as politicians told to listen to ultra-rightist song.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:29
    District official killed as ancient tamarind tree comes crashing down in Yasothon
    An assistant district chief was killed and an assistant village head injured when a tamarind tree – believed by locals to be more than a century old – collapsed onto them during an annual charity fair in Yasothon’s Maha Chana Chai district on Sunday evening.
    Around Thailand
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    SCG steers towards growth in Asean
    SCG expects total revenue from overseas to reach 60 per cent of its total revenues five years from now when its petrochemical complex in Vietnam is operating, the group’s president and chief executive officer Roongrote Rangsiyopash said at group interview yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:00
    Decapitated head in river likely from suicide case
    Provincial Police Region 1 chief Pol Lt-General Ampol Buarapporn on Monday explained that a decomposed human head found floating in Chao Phraya River near the Petra ferry pier in Samut Prakan’s Phra Pradaeng district on February 6 was not related to a murder case.
    national
  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    'No proof' Myanmar military persecuted Rohingya: army chief
    Yangon - Myanmar's powerful army chief has given a rare foreign media interview to insist there was no "certain proof" the military had persecuted the country's stateless Rohingya Muslim community.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:31
    Palace tells Maria Ressa: You’re abusing your power as journalist
    MANILA, Philippines — Embattled Rappler Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Maria Ressa is “weaponizing” the issue on freedom of expression against the government, Malacañang said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:38
    SCB Life Assurance appoints New Chief Transformation Officer
    SCB Life Assurance has appointed Sean Chua as Chief Transformation Officer and Acting Chief Strategy Officer, the company said in a press release issued on Friday.
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