Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Prayut in the driver’s seat as election countdown begins
Politics has returned to front pages in a hurry. Stressed as we might be, it’s difficult to blame anyone, because one year is a short rehearsal time for a general election, especially if you are Prayut Chan-o-cha, his opponents Pheu Thai, its opponents the Democrat Party, and all the supporting cast.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Opec sees vindication for accord on production cut one year on
ALMOST one full year after Opec's landmark decision to hold production at 32.5 million b/d, oil prices crossed a significant upward barrier, with the December ICE Brent crude oil contract breaching $60/b in the last days of October this year, up almost $10 year on year.
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Supreme Court upholds jail |for father of Akeyuth killer
THE SUPREME COURT yesterday sentenced Master Sergeant Ittipon Pengduang to one year and four months’ imprisonment for receiving stolen property in connection with the murder of outspoken businessman Akeyuth Anchanbutr in June 2013.
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Prayut urges faster legislative process as junta due to step down in one year
General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday met with ministers and legislators in a special meeting to discuss legislation, instructing officials to ensure that they would be finished with the work within the remaining one year as the junta is scheduled to step down.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:19:48
Rental waiver proposed to accelerate investment in SEZs
The Treasury Department will propose a waiver of two years’ rent for private bidders that win development projects in special economic zones (SEZs) and commence work within one year of signing a contract, in an effort to encourage faster investment in the zones.
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:00:00
A ringside view of the passing of the Soviet Era and the return of Russia
I HAVE OFTEN been asked when and how long my posting in Moscow was. My usual answer is about three years, from 1991 to early 1994 with a qualified clarification: one year of Gorbachev and two years of Yeltsin.
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Myanmar freelance start-up aims for substantial growth in one year
IN LESS than one year since its September 2016 launch, Chate Sat, Myanmar’s first ever freelancing platform where users can find or offer freelance work, has gathered more than 5,000 freelancers and 900 employers on its network.
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Thailand steadily slipping behind its neighbours
I’ve said before, but I’ll say it again. A crash is coming. One year, two years?
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Road forward unclear a year after Japanese emperor’s abdication message
Tuesday marked one year since Japan’s Emperor Akihito indicated his desire to abdicate. Following the enactment of a special-measures law, the emperor will be referred to as “joko” – an official post-abdication title – within three years.
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:04:36
Ruling against activist Bor Kor Lai Jud upheld
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Appeal Court’s ruling that handed down a punishment of two-months imprisonment to pro-democracy activist Sombat Boonngamanong, but suspended it for one year, for failing to report to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) upon a summons in 2014.
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:59:58
Serena serves ace for black women's equal pay
NEW YORK - Serena Williams served up a rallying cry for equal pay for black women Monday, decrying that they would have to work on average eight months longer to earn the same as male counterparts in one year.
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00:00
Bearing the burden of undefined privileges
The sentencing of two editors to one year jail terms in the southern Indian state of Karnataka for alleged breach of legislative privilege draws into focus the role of the press in reporting activities of lawmakers.
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:57:31
Jatuporn gets one year jail for defaming Abhisit
Jatuporn Prompan, chairman of the red-shirt group, has been handed a one-year jail term for defaming former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva in speeches he made in 2009.
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 18:28:02
‘Nott’ learns details of his community service sentence
Actor and TV host Akanat “Nott” Ariyaritwikul met with Probation Department officers on Monday to hear the details of the community service he must perform as part of the one year suspended jail term he was given for assaulting a messenger last year.
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:58:50
TV host ‘Nott’ gets one year suspended jail term in 'kraab rot ku' case
Actor and TV host Akanat “Nott” Ariyaritwikul and his friend were sentenced to a one year suspended jail term on Friday for assaulting a messenger and forcing him to kowtow to his car in a notorious road rage case wildly known with the hashtag “kraab rot ku”.