• Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
    More Pheu Thai members shifting to sister party
    PHEU THAI Party members appear to be queuing up to join its sister party Thai Raksa Chart, with former energy minister Pichai Naripthaphan and former deputy interior minister Sermsak Pongpanit among those who signed up yesterday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    A return to money politics not the same as democracy
    Re: “Experts express scepticism over free and fair election”, Politics, November 5.
    your say
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    The tussle with China in the Mekong basin
    Countries in the lower Mekong basin are in need of a collective strategy to secure their future, given China’s control of the river upstream and ongoing changes in global geo-politics.
    opinion
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    Somsak’s sons pursue their political future in Bhumjaithai
    THE SONS of veteran politician Somsak Prisananatakul yesterday joined Bhumjaithai Party after resigning from Chartthaipattana Party.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    A reversal of fortune
    BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT, SUTHEP THAUGSUBAN IS HEARING FAR FEWER CHEERS THAN HE ONCE DID
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
    Why so quiet about the PM?
    Why are there so few editorials and letters supporting Prayut Chan-o-cha when surveys repeatedly show huge public support for him, his politics and the plans he and his team have presented? 
    your say
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:38
    Vietnam: South China Sea issues come under the spotlight
    Discussions and forums on the South China Sea (called East Sea by Vietnam) have become sources of interdisciplinary study among scholars and researchers from the fields of politics, social policy, environment and strategy over the past decade.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    New party, old faces: political entrant’s leaders are Shinawatra loyalists
    Family members and loyalists to the powerful former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra were on Wednesday elected to head a new party, reinvigorating the division that has characterised and paralysed Thai politics for over a generation.
    opinion
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Rap song reflects Thai society: poll
    MOST PEOPLE surveyed recently view a controversial rap song criticising Thailand as a reflection of society although they suspect it has been used for political attacks, separate opinion polls found.
    politics
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    Get ready for the great election sales promotions
    One of the slipperiest and most contentious words in politics is “populism”. Its original meaning was actually noble. It elevated “the people” above the “elites”, who constituted a far smaller group and were self-serving and corrupt.
    opinion
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 19:11
    Srivara makes U-turn on rap group
    ADMITS POLICE HAVE FOUND NOTHING IN LYRICS TO IMPLICATE GROUP, SAYS VIDEO CAN BE FREELY SHARED
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    Suthep goes on walkabout to sign up party members
    SUTHEP THAUGSUBAN yesterday led the Action Coalition for Thailand (ACT) Party to “pay respects to the land” in a bid to recruit party members despite restrictions on political movement. The party was co-founded by Suthep.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:59
    Asian markets mostly lower as energy firms tank
    Asian equities mostly fell again Wednesday extending the previous day's geopolitics-fuelled sell-off, with energy firms taking another battering in response to an oil market rout.
    business
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 13:58
    Asian markets suffer fresh losses, energy firms tank
    Asian equities fell again Wednesday extending the previous day's geopolitics-fuelled sell-off, with energy firms taking another battering in response to an oil market rout.
    business
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Banharn’s daughter poised to take the reins of Chartthaipattana Party
    KANCHANA Silpa-archa, the daughter of late former prime minister and Chartthaipattana Party patriarch Banharn, has been nominated as party leader, it was revealed yesterday despite previous speculation that her younger brother would take the job.
    Breaking News
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