• Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Rights defenders must honour the rights of non-demonstrators
    I fully sympathise with those protesting the junta’s reneging on PM Prayut’s promise, made in the press release co-signed by President Trump, to hold free and fair elections by November. They have every right to peacefully protest within the law.
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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:31:25
    Amnesty asks supporters to petition for no further prosecution
    Amnesty International on Monday called for its supporters worldwide to write letters urging the Thai authorities to stop prosecuting pro-election MBK 39 activists, as well as any other Thais pursued as a result of performing peaceful assembly.
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  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Thailand mourns ‘Father of Thai Orchids’
    VENERABLE PROFESSOR Rapee Sagarik, a remarkable scholar and the nation’s most esteemed horticulturist, known as the “Father of Thai Orchids”, passed away peacefully at 7am yesterday in Vibhavadi Hospital at the age of 95.
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Environment groups pressure ITD to sack president Premchai over hunting charges
    THREE ENVIRONMENTAL groups, including Greenpeace, yesterday called for the Italian-Thai Development (ITD) to immediately sack its president, who has been slapped with nine poaching-related charges, warning that his alleged criminal behaviour would severely tarnish the firm’s reputation.
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:19:58
    Two ethnic groups sign up to Myanmar's 'broken' peace process
    Two armed ethnic groups will sign on to a ceasefire in Myanmar on Tuesday in a ceremony the government hopes will showcase a significant victory for a peace process derided as "broken" by critics.
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  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Rainmaking questioned as efforts underway to fight air pollution
    RAINMAKING IS not the final answer to tackle air pollution in Bangkok and authorities should focus on controlling pollution emissions at their sources, Greenpeace representatives said on the first day of the operation to clean Bangkok air by producing artificial rain.
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:29:00
    Ex-southern Army chief dies at 93
    Former Fourth Army Area Commander Gen Harn Leenanon , who was credited for restoring peace in the deep South for many years, has died of natural causes. He was 93 years old.
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    From Pyeongchang to peace in peninsula?
    After some two years of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the reprieve, however brief, that the upcoming Winter Olympics in the South Korean city of Pyeongchang promises to bring is more than welcome.
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Activists defy junta with pro-election assembly
    FOUR WANTED pro-democracy activists yesterday demonstrated that they had no fear of the junta, as one of them stepped out of his house to be arrested and the others appeared at a public assembly under the eyes of hundreds of police officers.
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    One small step in Korean detente
    The US must be facilitator rather than a stumbling block for peace in the peninsula
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    ‘Mission’ requires pushiness
    The veggie mission is never letting meat and fish eaters enjoy their grass-fed beef or smoked Atlantic salmon in peace and pleasure, but in guilt. 
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  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:39:58
    PM2.5 air pollution up to four times safe upper limit in Bangkok
    Bangkok’s level of PM2.5 particulate matter reached well into the harmful zone on Thursday morning, leading to health warnings from officials and environmental organisation Greenpeace.
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:45:48
    Academic network calls on junta to drop charges against activists, accuses them of ‘abuse of power’
    The Thai Academic Network for Civil Rights on Thursday called for the ruling National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to immediately drop charges against activists accused of calling on the junta to allow for more public participation.
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  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Activists ready to respond to political assembly charges
    A GROUP of pro-democracy activists is preparing to report at Pathumwan Police Station today in response to summonses issued after they took part in a peaceful assembly calling for an election.
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:31:10
    Red-shirt TV channel suspended again
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on Monday ordered a15-day suspension of the broadcasting licence of Peace TV, a satellite-based station run by red-shirt leaders.
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