• Tue, 26 Jun 2018 01:00
    If you see black, look for white
    Daily arguments in Have Your Say usually cover controversial topics about mainstream media, the junta government, veganism and the death penalty. Both camps focus only on the opposite side of the subjects and completely shun the other.
    your say
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    UNHRC expresses concern over crackdown
    THE United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) yesterday made public the letters it had sent to the Thai junta government about alleged rights violations even as the council holds its 38th session on June 18.
    politics
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    NLA to put 2019 budget under the scanner
    THE National Legislative Assembly (NLA) will today deliberate the junta government’s fifth annual budget proposal, which earmarks total spending of Bt3 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year that begins on October 1.
    politics
  • Sat, 26 May 2018 01:00
    Crackdown on monks a junta attempt to clean up Sangha
    UNPRECEDENTED police action against high-ranking monks are a part of the junta government’s key initiative to clean up the country’s often-untouchable ecclesiastical sector, according to an informed source.
    national
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00
    TV entertainment versus political engagement
    Having approved a supplementary budget of Bt150 billion, the junta government is set to give massive handouts to villages nationwide – conveniently, just before the next election.
    your say
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00
    PM denies political campaign as junta proposed as ‘model of democracy’
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday insisted the junta government was not using the much-hyped Thai Niyom Yangyuen scheme to campaign ahead of the next general election.
    politics
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:21
    Thai Niyom not a junta election campaign: PM
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday insisted that the junta government is not using the much-hyped Thai Niyom Yangyeun scheme to campaign for itself ahead of the next general election.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:10
    Govt justified in maintaining watch on ‘law-breaking’ election activists, PM insists
    Only a day after announcing human rights as a national agenda, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on Tuesday that his junta government would continue keeping a watch on activists calling for the long-delayed general election.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00
    US ‘encouraged by Thailand’s return to democracy’ as elections delayed
    THE US remains encouraged by the Thai junta government’s commitment to return the country to democracy amid shifting factors that make it very possible, even quite likely, that the election will be further postponed.
    politics
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:33
    Pheu Thai calls for end to prosecution of protesters
    Pheu Thai Party on Wednesday called on authorities to stop prosecuting participants of recent assemblies against the ruling junta government.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:50
    Junta has created problems for the nation, not solved them: Pheu Thai
    Pheu Thai Party on Thursday issued a statement slamming the National Council for Peace and Order and the junta government as having lost legitimacy to rule the country. It called on the junta to return power to the people.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00
    PM accuses the media and politicians of trying to overthrow junta govt
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha accused the media and politicians of attempting to overthrow the junta government and the National Council for Peace and Order in a letter handed to Cabinet members on Tuesday.
    politics
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:53
    PM denies using Mae Hong Son trip for campaigning
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday defended his field trip to Mae Hong Son, saying it did not serve as political campaigning for his ruling junta government ahead of the election.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00
    Junta ‘unfazed’ by plunge in popularity
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha was unfazed by a state-conducted survey that showed the junta government’s popularity had hit a three-year-low, Government Spokesperson Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd said yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00
    Co-payments near reality as universal healthcare system reformed: minister
    LIKE IT OR NOT, indications are that patients will have to pay a portion of their medical expenses if and when the proposed National Health Security Bill is passed under the junta government.
    national
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