• Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Air pollution warnings spread to North
    THE NORTH WAS choking on air pollution yesterday amid steadily increasing levels of particulate matter smaller than 10 microns (PM10) and 2.5 microns (PM2.5), while air pollution in Bangkok continued to be a problem.
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:05:37
    Air quality in Bangkok improves, but still deemed unsafe
    Despite the continued absence of rainfall in Bangkok following a rain-making operation that began on Monday, the level of particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5) in the city’s air was lower on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Johnson focuses on repatriation of Rohingya, goes soft on democratisation
    BRITISH FOREIGN Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday discussed with his Thai counterparts and the head of an advisory board on the Rohingya crisis the important conditions for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of refugees to Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state, but did not ask for Thailand’s help on the matter.
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:39:58
    PM2.5 air pollution up to four times safe upper limit in Bangkok
    Bangkok’s level of PM2.5 particulate matter reached well into the harmful zone on Thursday morning, leading to health warnings from officials and environmental organisation Greenpeace.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:33:34
    Student conservationists want wealthy alleged poacher duly prosecuted
    Student environmental-conservation clubs at leading universities have called for the law to be duly enforced in the matter of an industrialist allegedly caught trophy hunting in Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    A few facts on US inequality
    As Alf Haupt says, it’s the facts that matter. The Pew Research Centre states, “For most US workers, real wages have been flat or even falling for four decades, regardless of whether the economy has been adding or subtracting jobs.” 
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  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 16:57:03
    Retired cop vows at shrine that lottery millions belong to him
    Retired police lieutenant Charoon Wimul, who is in a dispute with a schoolteacher over a multi-million-baht lottery jackpot, performed a vow on Sunday in front of Kanchanaburi’s sacred City Pillar Shrine swearing that he was the one telling the truth in the matter.
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Speaking Frankly is one thing, being rude is another
    After reading the various exchanges in The Nation between Nigel Pike and other readers regarding this matter I tend to think Mr. Pike has a better interpretation of the facts than other theories being put forward.
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  • Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:01:05
    Govt, NLA deny EC lobbied to appeal MP election bill to court
    Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam on Thursday dismissed a notion that the Election Commission (EC) was lobbied to petition the Constitutional Court to rule on an amendment to the MP election bill that would allow parties to use entertainment during election campaigns, saying he has no knowledge about the matter.
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  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:50:41
    Prayut acknowledges delay, urges public to avoid country returning to same point after election
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said during a trip to India on Friday that he acknowledges the election delay following the passage of an amendment to the MP election bill, but said the matter is not yet finalised and his government will stick to the roadmap to the coming election.
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  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:32:20
    Digital identity – it matters that we get it right
    Leaders from government, business, international organisations, civil society and the humanitarian community have called for greater multistakeholder cooperation on digital identity.
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  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Prawit vets massive public spending – his bling is not ‘a personal matter’ 
    Defending Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan from a barrage of questions as to how a career military man with a current monthly income of Bt250,000 or so, can afford at least 25 ultra-luxury watches worth a total Bt39.5 million, PM Prayut says, “this is a personal matter”.
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  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    When Pitchanart left Chanathip: End of a surreal romance
    He’s 24 while she’s 36. Three years ago, love and passion ruled their world, and nothing else, not even age, mattered. He was one of Thailand’s best young footballers and she was among the nation’s sexiest television stars, so it was a match made in heaven.
  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:14:34
    Hun Sen seeks to clarify remarks, pledging that elections will take place ‘no matter what’
    Prime Minister Hun Sen hit back yesterday at suggestions that he would consider postponing this year’s elections, saying they will go on as scheduled “no matter what happens” – an apparent effort to clarify his remarks in a speech the day before that an election cannot be held “in a chaotic country”.
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  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:12:51
    Bangkok choked with air pollution: deputy governor
    Bangkok's busy business areas are being choked with air pollution, with concentrations of particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5) much higher than safe standards, Bangkok officials warned on Thursday.
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