• Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    Special report : Fishing boat operators irked by govt move to improve working conditions
    COMPLAINTS CONTINUE EVEN THOUGH THE MOVE WILL SOLVE SEVERE LABOUR SHORTAGE
    national
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:41
    Doi Suthep defenders ramp up protests for removal of residences
    The “Rak Chiang Mai” community network on Thursday organised four flash mobs at four key locations of Chiang Mai’s Muang district to highlight what they says is a lack of progress in removing controversial buildings at the foot of the “sacred” Doi Suthep mountain.
    national
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:50
    'Spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea
    Even a record heatwave will not keep Claire Lee from joining tens of thousands of South Korean women at a mass protest Saturday against secretly-filmed spycam pornography -- as anger over the issue swells, prompting national soul-searching.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:18
    American to be deported from Vietnam over protest
    A Vietnamese court on Friday ordered the deportation of an American student found guilty of "causing public disorder" during rare violent protests which caught the Communist authorities off-guard.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
    Doi Suthep network warns of protests
    A CHIANG MAI citizens group yesterday threatened to stage a large demonstration next month if nothing was done by then to restore the land housing a luxury housing project on Doi Suthep Mountain to its original state.
    national
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:00
    Gay rights activists parade in Seoul amid noisy protests
    Led by a huge rainbow flag, tens of thousands of gay rights supporters paraded through Seoul's city centre Saturday as conservatives protested loudly at what they called "obscenity".
    lifestyle
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:00
    South Korea women mass in angry backlash against ‘spycam porn’ 
    Tens of thousands of South Korean women have angrily urged the government to crack down on secretly filmed spycam pornography in one of the biggest-ever solely female protests in the country. 
    opinion
  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:07
    Protest stepped up as Doi Suthep residents show no sign of moving
    The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network is to step up its protests over the contentious housing project built on the forested slopes of the sacred mountain.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Network vows protests if court staff don’t vacate houses
    THE DOI Suthep Forest Reclamation Network yesterday called for the Courts of Justice to return 45 houses and nine flats in the controversial housing project built on the forested slopes of Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep to the Treasury Department. The request also entails eviction of 30 families who have recently moved into the properties.
    national
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:38
    Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5 bn in aid for Jordan
    Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait have offered $2.5 billion in aid for Jordan to ease its economic crisis following a wave of anti-austerity protests, the Saudi state media announced early Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 01:00
    Man charged with murder of wealthy ex-wife
    POLICE YESTERDAY laid four charges against the ex-husband of a businesswoman whose incinerated remains were discovered on Friday in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district despite his continued protests of innocence.
    national
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 20:42
    Buddha Isara detained, defrocked over PDRC protests
    Police commandos raided the Onoi Temple on Thursday morning to arrest its well-known founder and abbot, Phra Buddha Isara.
    national
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 12:20
    Protests urged over change in state hospital funding rules
    Groups including the Rural Doctors Society are calling for state hospitals to erect signs and have their staff wear black to protest a Finance Ministry ban on pay hikes and temporary hiring outside official budgets.
    national
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00
    Economy a patient recovered from pre-junta illness: Somkid
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday called for political calm for the sake of economic development amid planned protests by groups demanding an early election.
    national
  • Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00
    People oppose protests, warns govt on eve of big march
    THE government believes that people do not want any more protests in the country because they do not wish to see a return to the past chaos, said Government Spokesman Lt-General Sansern Kaewkamnerd yesterday.
    politics
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