Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
France, UK leaders urged to upbraid Prayut on trip
Junta’s human rights record and election delays to draw flak in Europe.
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
Committee set up to study National Strategy after vote is delayed
AFTER THE CABINET presented the highly controversial 20-year National Strategy to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday, the assembly rescheduled the date to vote on the strategy and set up a committee to study it.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
Election boost seen for market
MOST investment analysts are factoring in a general election before May next year, believing that if the oft-delayed poll went ahead it could help to support the earnings performance of companies listed on the Thai bourse, a survey has found.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:14
Schechter crowned Four Winds International Champion
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A five-stroke deficit and 55-minute weather delay did not phase Maia Schechter (Chapel Hill, N.C.) today, who fired a 6-under par 66 in the final round of the Four Winds Invitational to come away the victor.
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
Kanchanaburi court move may delay Premchai trial
THE POACHING case linked to construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta may be delayed, after the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi on Wednesday asked the Appeals Court to rule if the case should be handled by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases Region 7 in Samut Songkhram province.
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 06:41
World first EPR nuclear reactor begins work in China
A third generation EPR reactor in China carried out its first nuclear chain reaction on Wednesday, an initial start up which is a world first for the much-delayed European technology.
Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
Shortlist ready for Nobel Tweet Prize
Re: “Nobel Foundation says literature prize may be delayed again,” World, May 27.
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:47
Garuda to show no mercy to passenger cracking bomb joke
National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia says it will take firm action against a passenger who joked about having a bomb on board and caused a long delay in takeoff for a flight from Makassar, South Sulawesi, to Jakarta on Friday.
Sun, 20 May 2018 18:12
Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding
London - Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rule-breaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.
Thu, 17 May 2018 06:48
Exercise does not delay decline in people with dementia:study
While physical exercise may stave off dementia, it does not delay mental decline in people after they've been diagnosed, a study in nearly 500 people with the condition reported Thursday.
Wed, 16 May 2018 12:16
Tobacco trade group urges delay in cigarette tax increase
Following the discovery of rampant use of contraband cigarettes in the seven lower southern provinces, the Thai Tobacco Trade Association on Wednesday called on the government to delay the next cigarette tax hike, scheduled for October.
Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00
Construction deadline for new Parliament extended to December 2019
THE CABINET has set a deadline of December 2019 for the completion of the long-delayed new Parliament complex, after rejecting a request for an additional Bt8.13 billion on top of the original Bt12 billion price tag.
Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
Distressed Srisaket to seek fight postponement
Two-time WBC super-flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai will have to delay his next fight in August as he is not in a condition to practise following the breakdown of his 14-year romance, according to his promoter.
Fri, 11 May 2018 12:57
Verdict delayed in Bangkok police abduction case
The Ratchadapisek Criminal Court in Bangkok on Friday postponed the announcement of a Supreme Court verdict on 11 police officers accused of abducting a 58-year-old businesswoman in 2005 in a bid to coerce a confession to a drug crime.
Sat, 05 May 2018 01:00
Should regular taxis be allowed to hike the fare?
I approve the suggestion for a Bt5 rise in the minimum taxi fare and a surcharge for traffic delays, as proposed by the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), which found that taxi drivers barely earn the minimum wage.