• Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:00
    Military must quit politics: rights defender
    TO prevent human-rights violation the military must withdraw from politics, a prominent human-rights defender said. 
    national
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:30
    Myanmar activists jailed over anti-war protests
    A court in Myanmar's restive Kachin state has jailed three activists for defaming the military, their lawyer said Saturday, as campaigners slammed the "chilling warning" the verdict sends critical voices in the country.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:00
    ‘Drug mule’ shot dead, 6m meth pills seized in intercept operation in Chiang Rai province
    An alleged drug mule was shot dead and 6.1 million methamphetamine pills seized following a pre-dawn clash between a combined police-military team and a group of drug couriers in the border area of the northern province of Chiang Rai on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    In the South, four more WASTED YEARS
    The military has always set the pace in the border provinces, so it’s no surprise that peace remains elusive under a military govt
    opinion
  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00
    Pro-military party now top dog – and attracting all the fleas
    It’s no surprise that the pro-military Palang Pracharath Party is so attractive, drawing potential MPs like a rotten carcass drawing blowflies. Here’s why.
    your say
  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    Prawit attacks ex-NCPO member for ‘defecting’
    DEPUTY PREMIER Prawit Wongsuwan yesterday described a retired senior military officer joining a new anti-junta political party as “ungrateful” and “a chameleon”.
    politics
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 16:30
    Rangers seize ‘drug ingredients' on Myanmar border
    Paramilitary rangers from the Pha Muang task force have seized 90 litres of suspicious chemical liquid on the Myanmar border.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:00
    Slain elephant shot with military assault rifle
    An elephant that was killed near Huay Sai Yai waterfall at the Buntharik-Yod Mon wildlife sanctuary in Ubon Ratchathani was shot by a high-power gun, say officials. An AK-47 bullet hit the elephant in the mouth and such was its ferocity that it tore right through the animal’s torso to its left rear leg, where it exited.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:07
    Pence says US to partner in Papua New Guinea military base
    The United States said Saturday it will join forces with Australia in the development of a new naval base in Papua New Guinea, a project seen as a move to curb China's influence in the Pacific.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:30
    Tensions high as Rohingya fear looming return to Mynamar
    The military's presence at vast Rohingya camps in Bangladesh has been bolstered, stoking fears among refugees as authorities prepare to return them to Myanmar despite strong UN objections, leaders of the Muslim minority said Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:08
    Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour
    Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:52
    Clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead: officials
    An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving six Palestinians dead, officials said, while potentially dashing hopes that a recent agreement would restore calm.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 11 Nov 2018 16:44
    Prawit urges military aid for flood-hit southern provinces
    Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed military officers and administrative officials to monitor the flood situation in three southern provinces and aid affected residents.
    national
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:29
    Army guilty of abusing rights, says NHRC
    Saying the beating of military draftees is a violation of their rights, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on the Army to set guidelines for appropriate ways to punish infractions.
    national
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 20:15
    Update: Officer killed, many hurt, in military drill blast
    A MILITARY exercise drill at an Army base in Ratchaburi province went tragically wrong on Tuesday when an accidental explosion killed two officers and wounded several others.
    national
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