Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:00
Messages in their art
From comments on sex workers to those who toil in the fashion industry and polka-dotted pumpkin balloons, the Bangkok Art Biennale has something for everyone
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 18:31
Libel drama ends as Democrats apologise to Yingluck in writing
Three Democrat Party politicians apologised to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in writing on Friday for making comments viewed as sexually offensive against her while she was serving as prime minister in 2012.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:34
British caver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments
A British caver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year sued Tesla founder Elon Musk on Monday for calling him a "pedo guy" and a "child rapist."
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:42
Dollar faces pressure from Trump's Fed comments
The dollar dipped Tuesday in Asia after Donald Trump hit out at the Federal Reserve's interest rate rises and accused it of not backing his economic plan, while equity traders were cautious ahead of highly anticipated China-US trade talks.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
Comments can be misunderstood
Ref: “Have your say getting overheated”, Have Your Say, August 15
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
Personal abuse versus original thought and reasoned argument
Elon Musk has been deservedly consigned to the doghouse for his abusive online comments about a member of the cave rescue team.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00
'Shameful': US lawmakers blast Trump over Putin summit
US lawmakers blasted President Donald Trump Monday over his uncritical comments towards Russia during a landmark summit with Vladimir Putin, calling it "shameful", "dangerous" and "verging on treason."
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:51
Global stocks rise as pound gyrates on Trump Brexit comments
US and European stocks rose modestly on Friday with investors mildly hopeful that China and the US can still settle their war over tariffs.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:00
FIFA condemns Maradona comments about England-Colombia referee
FIFA condemned comments by Diego Maradona on Wednesday, after the Argentinian legend claimed that Colombia only lost to England in the World Cup last 16 because of the appointment of referee Mark Geiger for the match.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
Not such a brave move
On Sunday, Eric Bahrt took a childish swipe at fair comments by two writers.
Tue, 29 May 2018 06:58
'Hacked' Qatar news site behind crisis back on Twitter
Qatar's state-run news agency was back on Twitter on Monday for the first time since its "hacked" website carried controversial comments from the emir that sparked a Gulf crisis.
Fri, 11 May 2018 09:37
French FM slams 'unacceptable' US sanctions on Iran
France's foreign minister on Thursday condemned the United States for reimposing sanctions against foreign companies trading with Iran, labelling the move "unacceptable" in comments that expose the deepening rift between Washington and its European allies on the issue.
Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
Tackling sexual violence requires change in society
We women limit ourselves because of the existence of a potent possibility of sexual violence. Trivialising sexist comments – for example, where arguing boys call one another “little girl” – clearly objectifies and patronise women. Not only that, some people have the audacity to justify rape by assuming that only promiscuous women get raped.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:57
Somchai must take care in his comments, says deputy PM
Former election commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn has the right to comment publicly on politics as long as he does not break any law, a key government figure said on Thursday.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:24
Sacked EC commissioner Somchai: ‘I upset the powers that be’
Former Election Commissioner Somchai Srisuthiyakorn believes his straight comments in public may have upset the powers-that-be, and were the reason he was removed from office.