• Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    Free healthcare is a fundamental human right 
    I don’t claim to be an economist or to know what the best healthcare plan would look like. What I do know is the true story of a woman in the 1980s who died in Hawaii because the state would not give her the funds she needed for the operation to save her life, which would have had a 70 per cent chance of success. 
    your say
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 19:00
    Food vendor nabbed for ketamine delivery sideline
    A 24-year-old food vendor who was arrested on Tuesday morning over his illegal sideline of delivering ketamine, claimed that he had done it because he needed the cash to take care of his young daughter and pay long-overdue instalments on his motorcycle, according to police.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    When the going got tough, they did it
    Caretaker coach Sirisak hails last-16 qualification from brink of elimination.
    sports
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thai people ‘must work towards a welfare state’
    Move needed to ensure security for all, says thinker.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 03:00
    Proactive measures needed to cope with ageing society
    THAILAND’S labour market will stagger under the weight of its growing elderly population if it does not come up with practical solutions soon.
    national
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Doctor alarmed as addict father plies son, 6, with meth
    THE DRUGS PROBLEM in Khon Kaen province has escalated to the point where a six-year-old boy recently needed psychiatric care at a local hospital after being allegedly fed with methamphetamine pills diluted in water for a drugs run by his addict father.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
    Electronic signature law needed to boost e-commerce
    THE LAOS government has told the National Assembly (NA) that country needs to have an electronic signature law in place to boost e-commerce and facilitate e-governance.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Report: Forest governance needed to ensure good cuts of greenhouse gases and healthy forests, says experts
    SOMSAK SAE-LAO, an assistant village chief in the small Nan community of Pang Kob, still has no idea whether his villagers could be subject to any benefits for helping protect surrounding forest under a global scheme known as REDD+, if implemented here.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thailand needs a more ambitious action plan on climate change
    THAILAND’S climate-change prevention commitment is not ambitious enough, environmental group Greenpeace warned, following a United Nations report last week that called for a major boost in prevention measures in order to keep global warming within the 1.5- to 2-degree Celsius target needed to prevent dire future consequences.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    The quality of mercy
    As Siriraj Hospital enters the last phase of construction of the new Navamindrabopitr 84th Anniversary Building, it launches a campaign to raise funds for much-needed medical equipment
    lifestyle
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Gold card proposed for nomadic tribe to get healthcare where needed
    TO HELP boost access to healthcare for vulnerable people, National Health Security Office (NHSO) chief Sakchai Kanchanawattana has proposed that tribes be given a “gold card”, which allows them to get healthcare service at any state facility.
    national
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    Visa aims for security PAY-OFF
    New security standards needed to enable safer e-commerce, says credit care firm’s risk chief for Asia
    Tech
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    Sharpened focus in Aids battle
    THAILAND WORKS TOWARDS BANISHING THE VIRUS BY 2030, THOUGH POLICY TWEAKS NEEDED
    national
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:03
    Blankets needed for poor Chiang Mai hill-tribe villagers
    A tambon in Chiang Mai province seeks 2,000 blankets for poor hill tribe villagers.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    Higher penalty if doctors flee mandatory public service
    Medical council says other changes needed to keep state hospitals staffed.
    national
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