• Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    Will a hissy fit from PM be seen as campaigning?
    This will get interesting and surely get the prime minister will fired up upon hearing all this condemnation of him and his junta government by opposition parties.
    your say
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    No real opposition
    The real problem is... is there an actual opposition party that has the ability to lead a fully transparent democratic government for the benefit of the people?
    your say
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 03:00
    Govt’s VAT refund plan encounters opposition
    PM denies measure is aimed at winning public support in elections
    politics
  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:03
    Residents fear Mekong blasting to proceed
    Residents living along the Mekong River in Chiang Rai’s Chiang Khong district have expressed strong opposition to a public hearing on China’s plans to blast away a stretch of rapids, saying there was no need for more talk about the proposal, which they would not tolerate.
    national
  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:47
    Bahrain holds vote amid boycott calls
    Bahrain holds a parliamentary election Saturday amid boycott calls from dissolved opposition groups which have been banned from taking part.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Park road fight a watershed moment
    At first it seemed to be just a minor issue about a road project in one national park. But as the public last month learned that the plan was to overhaul the entire route through the heart of Kaeng Krachan National Park, the fierce debate and arguments exploded on social media and triggered organised public events.
    national
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Kaeng Krachan's main priority: tourism or wildlife protection?
    As his car approached the Sam Yod checkpoint set up at KM 1 on Sam Yod-Bang Krang-Phanoen Thung road, the most popular tourist route in Kaeng Krachan National Park, park chief Mana Phermpool pulled over to ask his subordinates about the number of visitors on the first day of high season.
    national
  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
    Health activists demand govt halt all changes to ThaiHealth bill by Nov 18
    HEALTH ACTIVISTS are threatening to rally outside Government House if a new bill – seen as a risk to the heart of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) operations – is pushed through.
    national
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:42
    Malaysia begins by-election vote to pave Anwar's return
    Anwar Ibrahim set his sights on a return to frontline Malaysian politics Saturday as voting began in a by-election poll likely to seal the once jailed opposition figure's remarkable political resurrection.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:40
    Artists say no to sluice gate on Pak Pra canal
    Patthalung – A group of artists demonstrated their support of those opposing the planned construction of a sluice gate on the Pak Pra canal, part of the complex wetland network of Songkhla Lake, where the country’s first Ramsar site of Phu Kuan Ki Sian was declared 20 years ago.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:57
    Maldives opposition leader wins presidential poll
    Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Maldives' presidential election, results showed Monday, a surprise defeat for President Abdulla Yameen following a campaign observers said was rigged in the strongman's favour.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:09
    Indonesia's presidential election: Rival camps squabble over English debate proposal
    A proposal from the opposition camp that the official presidential debate be held in English instead of Indonesian has been met with jeers from the incumbent's supporters, who say the proposal is preposterous while facetiously suggesting that it could lead to debates in Arabic. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:01
    Cambodia opposition leader released from jail: lawyer
    Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha was released from jail early Monday a year after he was detained on treason charges, his lawyer said, as the country's strongman ruler loosens his grip on opponents after sweeping one-sided elections.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Labour groups oppose plan to raise SSF contributions based on monthly earnings
    LABOUR RIGHTS advocates yesterday voiced their opposition to the Labour Ministry’s plan to increase Social Security Fund (SSF) contributions from Bt750 to a maximum of Bt1,000 a month for workers earning more than Bt20,000.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Labour groups oppose plan to raise SSF contributions based on monthly earnings
    LABOUR RIGHTS advocates yesterday voiced their opposition to the Labour Ministry’s plan to increase Social Security Fund (SSF) contributions from Bt750 to a maximum of Bt1,000 a month for workers earning more than Bt20,000.
    national
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