• Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:02
    Chinese tourists apologise after being shamed for trashing Japanese Airbnb
    TOKYO - Three Chinese tourists were slammed by netizens after the owner of an Airbnb they stayed at in Japan took to social media to expose their mess.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Concern at immigrant crime wave does not make you a neo-Nazi
    In my September 6 letter, “Chemnitz – an omen for the future”, I excoriated the mainstream media for discrediting the mourners with accusations of neo-Nazism, and predicted that we shall see many more Chemnitz-style protests against migrant violence.
    your say
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:57
    Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi
    Yangon - A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:53
    Bangkok man shot dead after attempt to mediate brother’s gang feud
    A man was shot dead on a Bangkok soi early on Wednesday, allegedly by a rival of his younger brother, police said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Suu Kyi, President Trump and confusing democracy
    It was a lot easier to defend the “Iron Lady” when she was under house arrest, but let me try now. We can start by considering the jailing of the Reuters reporters in Myanmar and Donald Trump’s regular and vicious attacks on the media altogether. In other words, we must bring the US president into the equation in defence of Aung San Suu Kyi.
    opinion
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:17
    His Majesty the King to bestow degrees on Thammasat graduates
    His Majesty, King Maha Vajiralongkorn has accepted an invitation to bestow degrees on the newest batch of graduates at Thammasat University (TU) next April, the TU Graduate Committee’s social media page (facebook.com/TUgraduate60/) announced on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:51
    Mae Hong Son man urges public to donate food to help poor villagers
    A man from Mae Hong Son’s Sop Moei district has used social media to urge the public to send food to help poor villagers, especially an elderly couple with a disabled son, in a hillside community.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:59
    US to impose tariffs on $200 bn in Chinese goods: reports
    Washington - US President Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports and could make the announcement in the coming days, US media reported.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    Living in the online world
    Thailand’s online community is growing strongly, with 82% of its population using the Internet and spending almost 10 hours online and over three hours on social media each day, ranking among the top five in the world.
    national
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:14
    Thammasat answers ‘racy’ poster critics
    After criticism from academics and on social media over head and shoulder photos of former cheerleaders in a recruiting campaign, the Thammasat University Cheerleader Club has said it was part of a Unicef campaign.
    national
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:30
    Bezos calls Trumps attacks on media 'dangerous'
    Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday that President Donald Trump's attacks on media are dangerous for the country.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bus reduction proposal sparks fierce online debate
    A POLICE proposal to reduce the number of old, decrepit city buses plying Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng Road to ease traffic congestion during morning and evening rush hours was widely criticised on Thai social media yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:50
    Baby bump photos end up as fetish fodder on social media
    PETALING JAYA: Expectant mothers have been warned to think twice before posting photos of their baby bumps on social media lest they become fodder for perverts with pregnant women fetish.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:46
    US teens prefer remote chats to face-to-face meeting: study
    American teenagers are starting to prefer communicating via text instead of meeting face-to-face, according to a study published Monday by the independent organization Common Sense Media.
    lifestyle
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