• Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
    Indonesia steps up to the UN plate
    Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has kicked off Indonesia’s first-ever term as president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the world’s premier authority for maintaining global peace and security.
    opinion
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Peace not on horizon in Asean’s fishing wars
    New regional taskforce is unlikely to halt dramatic burning and scuttling of illegal boats   
    opinion
  • Wed, 01 May 2019 09:41
    In first speech, Japan's new emperor vows to stand with the people
    Tokyo - New Emperor Naruhito vowed Wednesday he would always stand with the Japanese people, as he prayed for world peace in his first address to the nation after ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    New government must not repeat old failing in far South 
    Success of peace process depends on continuity, not fresh face
    opinion
  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:00
    Nine get 10 years for luring students to join unlicensed university
    THE CRIMINAL Court yesterday sentenced nine defendants, some of whom are PhD holders, to 10 years in prison for luring students to enrol in the unlicensed World Peace University (WPU) and other related offences.
    national
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:00
    The challenges ahead for Jokowi’s second term
    Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s incumbent president commonly known as Jokowi, is expected to lead the world’s largest Muslim country and Asean’s most populous nation for another five years after 150 million voters gave their verdict in a peaceful nationwide poll last Wednesday. 
    opinion
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tighter control on transnational food industry required to solve haze problem: expert
    A STRONGER political will is required to take action against monoculture corn cultivation both inside Thailand and in neighbouring countries, or the transboundary haze problem will never be solved, environmental experts said, as Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district continues to choke under hazardous smog.
    national
  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
    G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes
    Foreign ministers from the world's seven most developed nations on Saturday urged a greater role for women in solving conflicts, saying that peace settlements with female involvement were more likely to endure.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 13:15
    EXCLUSIVE: Haze woes lIkely to lInger, worsen
    CITING NEW CONTRIBUTING FACTORS, ENVIRONMENTALISTS GLOOMY OVER PROSPECTS OF ENDING PROBLEM ANYTIME SOON – LET ALONE IN ONE WEEK
    national
  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 01:00
    Does Thanathorn’s popularity scare the junta?
    Following the charge of sedition laid against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Ruangruangkit, it is now reported that the police are seeking to interview his elderly mother, who apparently owned the car in which Thanathorn allegedly drove some students away from a small, peaceful demonstration against the junta.
    your say
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 17:30
    Prayut to end his weekly TV programme on March 29
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who is also leader of the National Council of Peace and Order, said on Tuesday that he will stop delivering his weekly televised speech from March 29 onwards.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    Russians deserve better than their cowboy president
    Re: “Is America’s military doctrine peaceful”, Have Your Say, March 8.
    your say
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Beijing leadership destroyed a great world civilisation
    A veteran of the Tiananmen Square democracy uprising, Liu Xiabo was serving his fourth prison sentence, for 11 years, when he became the first and so far only Chinese national to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The committee cited “his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China”.
    your say
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    NCPO legacy will compromise human rights policies: analysts
    Ensuring human rights protection and social justice will remain a big challenge for the next democratic administration due to the 20-year national strategy created by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and its other legacies in the form of the Constitution and laws, analysts warn.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:23
     Norway MPs want Nobel for student climate campaigner Greta
    Oslo - Greta Thunberg, the Swedish school girl climate campaigner who has inspired worldwide protests, should be awarded this year's Nobel Peace prize, Norwegian lawmakers said Thursday.
    Breaking News
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