• Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Turnout at 65% lower than expected
    The Election Commission (EC) president Ittiporn Boonpracong concluded on Sunday that 65.96 per cent of eligible voters had turned up to exercise their right, and postponed the announcement of initial election results to Monday after 90 per cent of the votes had been counted.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:29
    EC chief urges voters to heed King’s advice and choose ‘good people’
    Election Commission (EC) chief Ittiporn Boonpracong called on voters to heed His Majesty’s advice and vote for “good people”.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 24 Mar 2019 10:29
    EC allows voters to bring own pens for voting
    There were no reports of problems at any venue and all 92,320 polling stations across the country opened at 8am, Election Commission chairman Itthiporn Boonprakong said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
    Eighty years in song
    The Suntaraporn Foundation under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn joins JSL Global Media in celebrating the 80th anniversary of Thailand’s big band Suntaraporn with “Baan Ruen Khieng Kan: Suntaraporn the Musical”, which is being staged at M Theatre on New Phetchaburi Road this weekend (March 2324) and again on March 30 and 31 at 2pm.
    music
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:46
    Samut Songkhram or Samut Sakhon? Ask the EC chief
    Sunday’s advance voting was the first election to be overseen by the Election Commission (EC) chief, Ittiporn Boonpracong, who is a diplomat by profession and was once an ambassador to the Netherlands and Kenya. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:00
    Weakling who became a tech whiz
    NUTTAPORN VOONKLINHOM may have risen to become an executive at Thailand e-Business Centre (TeC) as well as e-commerce master and tech evangelist, but his climb to the top has been an arduous journey. As a young boy in Hat Yai city, Nuttaporn was stricken by myasthenia gravis when he was only two years old. The entire burden fell on his mother to work hard and treat him.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:00
    Ex-captain get death sentence for Si Sa Ket murder
    After nearly a year-long court trial, the former army captain Supachai Paso was on Thursday sentenced to death over the abduction and murder of Si Sa Ket-based administration organisation official Juthaporn Oun-on.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:16
    Sorry Miss, but you look like a man!
    The Election Commission has been working against time to prepare for the March 24 general election, the first to be held in five years after the May 2014 coup d'etat.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    Prostitutes and porn: K-pop’s dream boys reveal a dark side
    With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, observers say.
    opinion
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 10:15
    Commission approves move to raise official elderly age to 65
    The National Elderly Commission has agreed to raise the official age of elderly people in Thailand from 60 to 65, Social Development and Human Security Minister Anantaporn Kanjanarat said.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:16
    Samut Prakan ladyboy arrested for selling ‘boy porn’
    Crime Suppression Division police on Thursday arrested a ladyboy in Samut Prakan for allegedly luring teenage boys to masturbate on camera and selling the video.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 04:00
    Thai law allows those suffering to take steps to end their lives
    Thailand has not legalised euthanasia or assisted suicide like other countries but there is Section 12 in the National Health Act that allows a person to make a “living will in writing” to pass away naturally and peacefully, Medical Council secretarygeneral Dr Itthaporn Kanachareon said yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 18:00
    Agency to propose protected status for eagle rays following outcry over TV cooking show
    Following the public outcry over the cooking of what appeared to be spotted eagle rays during a Thai TV show on World Wildlife Day at the weekend, Marine and Coastal Resources Department chief Jatuporn Buruspat on Tuesday revealed a plan to soon propose eagle rays as protected wildlife under Thai animal-conservation law.
    national
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 17:30
    Computer engineer arrested for allegedly selling porn clips online
    A computer engineer has been arrested for allegedly running a website and a closed LINE group to sell subscriptions for watching secretly taken pornographic clips, mostly of girls aged under 18.
    national
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:10
    Roof of Thailand views in Thailand add to Action Asia novelty
    Tanapong Chankrachang and Suda Tantiveerasut crowned champions in Thailand Action Asia 50
    travel
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