• Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    Prostitutes and porn: K-pop’s dream boys reveal a dark side
    With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, observers say.
    opinion
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 16:21
    Nigeria's Buhari looks to consolidate at state polls
    Nigerians on Saturday voted for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
    Old habits return in election campaigning
    Campagining ahead of the March 24 election is getting livelier – and a little too heated in the view of some observers. 
    politics
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Greatness continues to elude America and its self-obsessed leader
    President Trump seems to have focused his State of the Union speech on only one subject: himself. Despite declaring his speech to be a call for national unity, Trump’s suggestion that the Justice Department abandon its probe of collusion between his election campaign and Russia constituted a “threat”, said Democrats and other observers.
    your say
  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
    Reduced China presence at CES
    CES, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, reported a 20 per cent year-on-year drop in Chinese vendors when the event took place earlier this month in Las Vegas. Many observers blamed President Donald Trump’s trade war and increasingly tense relations with China for the reduced turnout.
    opinion
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 13:51
    UN Council votes to send observers to Yemen
    The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously approved a resolution that authorizes the deployment of observers to war-torn Yemen to oversee a fragile truce in the strategic Red Sea port of Hodeida.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    EC ready to welcome foreign observers
    Commissioner says practice has been in place since 2003, dismisses foreign minister’s oppositioninfluence agency.
    politics
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 18:29
    Latest : EC to allow foreign observers to monitor February election
    The Election Commission on Wednesday decided to allow foreign observers for the upcoming national election expected in February.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Minister explains comment on poll observers
    Thailand has plenty of experience in holding elections; EC stays mum on issue.
    politics
  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:42
    Pressure mounts to allow foreign poll observers
    ACTIVISTS, PARTIES SAY OVERSEAS ELECTION MONITORS WOULD ENSURE TRANSPARENCY, SAFEGUARD COUNTRY’S REPUTATION
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thai ban on foreign election observers is an unusual step
    Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai made headlines last month when he declared there was no need for foreign observers to monitor the country’s general elections, scheduled for next February.
    opinion
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
    The race for the river
    Iconsiam is the newest pinnacle of progress on the Chao Phraya, but more is on the way, and some observers are nervous
    business
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    All pretence of a fair election banished with ban on foreign observers
    Re: “Allowing foreign observers for poll will be a poor reflection of our abilities: Don”, Nation front page, November 7. 
    your say
  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Allowing foreign observers for poll will be a poor reflection of our abilities: Don
    FOREIGN MINISTER Don Pramudwinai yesterday opposed the idea of having foreign organisations observe the next general election, maintaining that the country is capable of holding a free and fair national vote.
    politics
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:46
    Asian markets end week down, more volatility tipped
    Asian markets fell Friday as trade tensions and geopolitical worries kept investors from tracking a rebound on Wall Street, with observers warning of further volatility to come.
    business
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