• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Huge early-voter turnout spells trouble for Prayut 
    More than 2.2 million Thais turned out for early voting – almost 90 per cent of those registered – for the hotly anticipated national election, as the junta’s main opposition predicted a cliffhanger to the first poll in eight years.
    opinion
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Thai junta-aligned party reaches out in opposition heartland
    Hundreds shouted and waved flags emblazoned with the face of Thailand’s junta chief at a Sunday election rally held in territory with strong ties to the powerful opposition Shinawatra clan. 
    opinion
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:11
    Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide march on Caracas
    Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday announced a nationwide march on Caracas as thousands of people took to the capital's streets to crank up the pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 01:00
    ANALYSIS: Farmers’ rights must be priority in next try at rice bill
    FOLLOWING growing pressure over its intention to help farmers, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) this past week decided to amend the bill one last time in an attempt to reach compromise. But still, the bill’s content was tied up with complicated plant varieties and plant variety protection Acts, and so was viewed by those who opposed it as putting farmers at a disadvantage.
    national
  • Sat, 02 Mar 2019 07:16
    Binder supreme in Moto2™, Arbolino fastest from Fenati in Moto3™
    Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Brad Binder started the Qatar Test in fine form as he topped the timesheets on Day 1 with a 1:59.776, the only rider to dip below the two-minute mark for a demolition job on the opposition.
    sports
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Exporters up in arms against plan to hike daily minimum wage
    EXPORT companies in more than 40 provinces are voicing loud opposition to plans of raising the minimum daily wage.
    national
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 15:46
    Guaido ramps up pressure after deadly Venezuela border clashes
    International pressure mounted against Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro on Sunday, with Washington vowing to "take action" after opposition efforts to bring humanitarian aid into the country descended into bloody chaos.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Varsities reject plan for new dept
    FOUR KEY university networks voiced opposition yesterday to the establishment of the Higher Education Department.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Philippines liberates rice market
    THE PHILIPPINES' Rice Tariffication Bill has been signed into law by President Duterte amid opposition from farmer groups and consistent prodding from economic managers and business organisations.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 13:08
    Latest : EC asks Constitutional Court to disband Thai Raksa Chart for nominating Princess
    Election Commission (EC) announced on Wednesday morning that it was seeking a judgement from the Constitutional Court to disband Thai Raksa Chart Party for allegedly acting in opposition to the monarchy.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    All change! Twelve hours is a long time in Thai politics
    Just a few days ago, opportunist parties in Thai politics had great options and were keeping them open. The strategy was to wait and see before opting either to join the camp backing Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha or the opposition led by the Pheu Thai and Thai Raksa Chart parties.
    opinion
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Decision to slowly phase out paraquat met with stiff opposition
    CONSUMER PROTECTION activists voiced firm objection to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach’s proposal to ban the use of paraquat chemical in three years instead of one year.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 07:59
    Viñales obliterates the opposition
    Half a second clear after a last-minute leap up the timesheets, the Yamaha rider homes in on the fastest ever lap.
    sports
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Malaysia politician urged to quit over 'Cambridge degree'
    Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's deputy foreign minister was urged to quit Thursday following allegations he lied about having a degree from Cambridge University, with an opposition lawmaker accusing him of "deceiving the people".
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
    Komodo park temporary closure 'irrelevant’, says tourism minister
    Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has expressed his opposition to the East Nusa Tenggara administration’s plan to temporarily close Komodo National Park to boost the population of the vulnerable giant lizard species, calling it "irrelevant".
    Breaking News
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