Thu, 27 Jun 2019 16:59
Cambodia fixer jailed for creating 'fake news' on sex-trafficking film
A Cambodian fixer and translator was sentenced to two years for working on a sex trafficking documentary that authorities slammed as "fake news", because the victims were allegedly paid to speak.
Thu, 27 Jun 2019 15:50
THAI Smile joins with S&P creating a tea party in ‘Smile in Wonderland’ theme
THAI Smile celebrates its seventh anniversary and its move to the eighth year, by delivering smiles and surprises to all customers with a special menu crafted by S&P, the leading Thai foods and bakeries, according to its press release.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:00
A beacon of independent journalism dimmed – but not doused
As the last print edition of The Nation is due to hit the presses this week, I thought it appropriate to write and thank everyone involved in creating the daily newspaper.
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 11:08
Fairytale return for Murray as he reaches doubles final
Former world number one Andy Murray's dream return continued on Saturday as he and Feliciano Lopez progressed to the doubles final at Queen's, beating the defending champions in the semi-finals.
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 17:34
Cabbie arrested for cheating British tourist with Bt4,000 fare
A Bangkok cabbie has been arrested for modifying a meter to cheat a tourist into paying a fare of nearly Bt4,000 for a trip from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the inner city area of Khaosan Road.
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
Panel to study use of marijuana on mental health patients
THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH (DMH)’S new panel will come up with guidelines on the use of marijuana for medical purposes and a recommendation on its use in treating psychiatric patients, which will be proposed to the Public Health Ministry’s Narcotics Control Committee, a senior official said yesterday.
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:14
Norway join China, Spain in World Cup last 16 as France and Germany top groups
Norway went through to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup alongside China and Spain on Monday after beating South Korea 2-1, while France and Germany topped their groups with wins over Nigeria and South Africa.
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:41
Kwanchai makes it a double with Singha title
HUA HIN-BASED Kwanchai Tannin became the first player to win two All Thailand Golf Tour titles this season after beating Ittipat Buranatanyarat by two strokes in the Bt3 million Singha All Thailand Championship at Suwan Golf & Country Club yesterday.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:46
South Korean court tells cheating husband he must stay married
A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation.
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:00
Face-slapping patient returns to same Rayong hospital, this time as road accident victim
The 21-year-old man who slapped a nurse at Rayong’s Pluak Daeng Hospital for not treating his injured ankle quickly enough for his liking on June 5, this week went back to the same hospital – this time for injuries sustained in a road accident.
Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
Heating up the hot pot
Hong Kong favourite Ah Nam makes its Bangkok debut
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 23:52
Prayut returns as prime minister
General Prayut Chan-o-cha was elected as prime minister in a Parliamentary vote late on Wednesday night after more than 12.5 hours of intense debate. Prayut returned as PM for a second term after a five-year term since the 2014 coup, beating his opponent Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit with 500 to 244 votes with three abstentions.
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
Seven reasons why Prayut should not be new PM
Junta chief has failed in his mission of reform and reconciliation and is already treating Parliament with contempt
Sat, 01 Jun 2019 11:32
Poison mushroom alert in Tak after three Myanmar migrants die
Local residents in the northern province of Tak have been warned to avoid poisonous wild mushrooms after three Myanmar workers died after eating them.
Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
Running to eat, eating to run
Last Sunday’s Kilorun Bangkok 2019 – the first-ever running festival centred on “food, fun, friends and family” – draw more than 1,500 participants signing up for the kilometre (KM) and kilogram (KG) categories.