Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:04
Soldiers on forest-fire frontline in North
Thai soldiers’ enemy of the moment is forest fires, which they’re battling in Lamphun and Chiang Mai with shovel-wielding troops and a pair of MI17 helicopters that earlier helped douse fires in Lampang.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
Humanity lies bleeding to death in Philippine hospital
A horrifying video that went viral last week is raising questions about the conduct of medical personnel in a Philippines hospital: Did they let a drug suspect die without giving him medical treatment?
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:45
Thai Raksa Chart to resume election rallies
The Thai Raksa Chart Party on Tuesday announced it would resume the election rallies that had been put on hold due to the party-dissolution case in the Constitutional Court while the lawsuit remains standing.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
Amended Narcotics Act comes into effect, leaves door open for monopoly, say experts
THE PROBLEM of illicit patent registration continues to linger, as academics believe the hasty legalisation of medical cannabis has opened up a legal loophole for big pharmaceutical firms to reverse the revocation of 10 controversial patent applications.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:30
No drought this year, says irrigation dept
Enough water supplies until early 2020, says RID, as it readies measures to tackle problems.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:12
“Little Big Lies” returns alongside new drama “Chernobyl”
The second season of the highly anticipated award-winning HBO Original drama series “Big Little Lies” and a brand new HBO Original mini-series “Chernobyl” will premiere exclusively on HBO in June and May respectively.
movie & TV
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:14
Aged Buddhist monk beaten to death by drunk man
An aged monk was beaten to death on Monday evening, allegedly by a drunken man who came to stay at his temple in Maha Sarakham just two days earlier, say police.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:22
Indonesia : Second round of presidential debates short of great ideas
The second round of presidential debates on Sunday evening was livelier than the first one last month, with the exchanges of views flowing smoothly.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:29
District official killed as ancient tamarind tree comes crashing down in Yasothon
An assistant district chief was killed and an assistant village head injured when a tamarind tree – believed by locals to be more than a century old – collapsed onto them during an annual charity fair in Yasothon’s Maha Chana Chai district on Sunday evening.
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:00
UC Berkeley launches course on global success of K-pop band BTS
The global success of K-pop act BTS lies at the core of an academic course launched at the University of California, Berkeley. The student-run course was announced on the university’s website on Thursday as part of UC Berkeley’s Democratic Education at Cal program (DeCal).
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:36
How we can serve up a resilient food chain
Within the next five years, the Earth’s population will cross the eight billion mark for the first time.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:00
Woman flies to China to fetch mum, eight months after she went missing
A 35-year-old Chiang Rai woman has been tearfully reunited with her 59-year-old mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and depression, after she went missing for eight months.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Digitised election: How data analytics can influence voters
DATA IS the new oil, but it’s valuable if it is refined. Either tech giants like Google, Facebook or local listed firms like Thai commercial banks heavily utilise data to get a better understanding their clients so they can offer them better services in a personalised way.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:00
Thai Raksa Chart to suspend major campaigning
The Thai Raksa Chart party will suspend major campaign rallies to allow its leadership to focus on preparations to defend itself against the dissolution demanded by the Election Commission (EC), the party’s chief strategist Chaturon Chaisang said on Thursday.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 07:16
Chiangrai United prevail in AFC Champions League
Chiang Rai - Thailand’s Chiangrai United overcame a resilient Yangon United of Myanmar 3-1 in their 2019 AFC Champions League Preliminary Stage 2 match at the Singha Stadium on Tuesday.