• Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Rohingya crisis: Looking backwards and forwards
    Almost 700,000 Muslim people from the self-identified Rohingya community have fled into Bangladesh since August last year, when Myanmar’s armed forces launched a massive counter-terrorist operation against a small group of Rohingya radicals who had attacked some 30 military and police outposts with knives and bamboo spears.
    opinion
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    A long-overdue English lesson for the Great Gasbag
    Donald Trump has a homonym problem. Lest malicious readers infer that this is some sort of sexual deviancy, let me assure you that homonyms are simply words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
    your say
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Is the latest True controversy a case of mass paranoia?
    Something is not quite right when you put what True Corp and the Interior Ministry said side by side regarding the latest controversy surrounding the telecom giant.
    opinion
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:23:35
    PM in firm rebuttal of Abhisit’s ‘offering jobs in govt’ claim
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday rejected the allegation by former PM and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva about offering jobs in the government to politicians in exchange for their support of a future bid by Prayut for the premiership.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:00:00
    Elephants driven to extinction by illegal skin trade, says report
    MYANMAR, LAOS AND |CHINA MAIN SOURCES |OF PRODUCTS USED IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINES AND SKINCARE CREAMS
    national
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Buddhist group calls for Pongporn to quit over case of monks’ alleged fraud
    A GROUP of Buddhists has demanded the dismissal of National Buddhism Office’s director Pol Lt-Colonel Pongporn Parmsneh after he pursued legal proceedings against five senior monks over alleged embezzlement of state funds for temples.
    national
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:34:08
    7 celebrities face questions over unlicensed ‘beauty products’ ads
    Police will today issue summonses to the first batch of seven Thai celebrities for questioning over their alleged involvement with a well-known food-supplement brand at the centre of allegations that its products were sold without proper licences.
    national
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    KOH PHI PHI STANDS OUT 
    Koh Phi Phi was the only destination selected in Thailand in a list recently published by Travel + Leisure magazine alongside other idyllic islands including Mauritius in Africa, Hainan Island in China, Cebu Islands in the Philippines, Crete in Greece and St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. 
    Tourism
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    DRAFT AMENDMENT TO GPF APPROVED 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the draft of the legal amendment to the Government Pension Fund Act which will pave the way for the Government Pension Fund (GPF) to set up a company to manage state agencies’ funds. 
    Economy
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Plea to ease cryptocurrency rules rebuffed
    THE Ministry of Finance is holding firm against efforts for a draft bill on the regulation of digital currencies to be watered down, especially with the imposition of a 15 per cent withholding tax on transactions.
    Economy
  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    CASHLESS SOCIETY MoU on Smart University 
    Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) recently inked a memorandum of understanding with Mahidol University (MU) on the formation of a "Smart University", towards the goal of a cashless society. Under the MOU, the two organisations will collaborate on developing a digital ecosystem connecting an administration platform, education and learning, infrastructure, and digital lifestyle at the university. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:07:11
    7 celebrities face questions over ‘beauty products’ ads
    Police will on Wednesday issue summonses to the first batch of seven Thai celebrities for questioning over their alleged involvement with a well-known food-supplement brand at the centre of allegations that its products were sold without proper licences, national police deputy chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:43:44
    Optimism, pessimism and paradoxes
    Acclaimed Thai artist Natee Utarit, who is represented by Richard Koh Fine Art Gallery, is exhibiting works from his “Optimism is Ridiculous” series in Gallery B of the National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur from now until May 31.
    Art
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:39:04
    Forestry official died in fall, not abducted
    Investigators have determined that Karun Wansawang, an employee of the Royal Thai Forestry Department originally believed to have been abducted, died from a head injury sustained in an accidental 20-metre fall while catching fish and frogs in a Mae Hong Son woodland.
    national
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:19:42
    Dollar strengthens with bond yields, boosts Japanese exporters
    The dollar extended gains against its main peers and most other currencies Tuesday as rising US bond yields fan speculation of a sharp rise in interest rates, while most of Asia's major markets edged up after recent losses.
    Breaking News
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