• Tue, 27 Feb 2018 22:09:27
    PM uses OIC visit to express hope Islamic world understands  govt’s different approach to restoring peace in deep South 
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday that he hoped the Islamic world would understand the military government’s different approach to restoring peace in the deep South, as a delegation from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) visited the restive region.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:00:00
    Korat assembly pressures junta as legal experts question integrity of court rulings
    PRESSURE against the junta is gaining momentum as defiant activists yesterday held another pro-election assembly under close surveillance, while experts expressed concerns that the judicial system was being manipulated to support the military government.
    politics
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    HRW denounces ‘meaningless’ junta promises about human rights
    THE MILITARY government’s human right agenda was meaningless as it had failed to fulfil repeated pledges to respect basic rights and restore democratic rule, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) stated yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:35:38
    Amnesty International demands junta end crackdown on peaceful protests
    The Thai military government must end its far-reaching crackdown on peaceful demonstrations, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, as nine activists are facing criminal proceedings.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:19:16
    Democrat politicians come out swinging over junta credibility
    Democrat Party politicians Nipit Intrasombat and Sathit Pitutecha have expressed dissatisfaction over the possibility of yet another delay in the election and said the military government’s credibility was increasingly in decline after repeatedly failing to keep its promise.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Govt ‘mistakes to blame for declining popularity’
    Policy blunders, failure to consider others’ opinions responsible for low ratings: critics
    politics
  • Sat, 02 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Gap between junta propaganda and reality is widening 
    Recently I’ve been reading some remarkable things that have been attributed to members of the current military government, and I’ve been left wondering if there are mistakes in the translation to English.
    your say
  • Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Less hostility, better healthcare
    The debate over Toon Bodyslam’s hospital fund-raisers boils down to weaning a military government off its arms purchases
    opinion
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Dilemmas in the new electoral system
    AS THAILAND’s military government sets out its road map to democracy and an election, anticipation and anxiety are both running high.
    opinion
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:26:05
    The crazy Yingluck scenario few people want
    Let’s hope that whoever is writing Thailand’s political script is not over-inspired in the next seven days. Otherwise, we may be in for a big anticlimax after days of trying to figure out where Yingluck Shinawatra is, who helped her flee, which escape route she took and whether her clan might actually be in cahoots with the military government.
    opinion
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 12:09:42
    Academics baffled over 'political' charges in Chiang Mai
    Academics accused of violating the military government's ban on political gatherings have again insisted there was nothing political about their July international conference at Chiang Mai University.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:04:54
    Thailand to fund Dawei SEZ road
    The Thai military government says it will lend 4.5 billion baht (Ks185 billion) to Myanmar to build a two-lane road linking Dawei Special Economic Zone in Tanintharyi Region with Thailand.
    business
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    PM’s visit to Washington in October will focus on security and trade: Don
    AN OFFICIAL visit by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to Washington in October would raise a wide range of topics for discussion with US President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said yesterday, but he rejected US pressure on the military government to crack down on North Korean front companies in Thailand.
    politics
  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:18:26
    Junta moves closer to regulating media
    The military government’s so-called “agreement of truth” will likely include a mechanism to oversee media in the name of ensuring the press “act responsibly to society” by following an imposed code of conduct and professional morality.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:10:36
    Student activists denounce junta on anniversary of Siamese Revolution
    Student activist group Serinonsi, of Kasetsart University, joined their fellows in commemorating the 85th anniversary of the Siamese Revolution on Saturday, issuing a statement to express their gratitude to the People’s Party who revolutionised Siam, while denouncing the ruling military government for allegedly using excessive force to suppress the people and destroying democracy.
    national
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