Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
French yellow shirts are real movement – approved by 84% of public
What is happening in France is a genuine widespread awakening by the oppressed of all classes, but in particular by the so-called petite bourgeois.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 18:30
Govt wants drug addicts rounded up for treatment
The Public Health Ministry has instructed provincial health offices to screen people caught using illegal drugs for possible addiction and to send the addicts for treatment.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:16
Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at 'pop-up' kiosk
Facebook, under fire over missteps on privacy and data protection, went directly to the public on Thursday with a pop-up kiosk in New York where users could ask questions and find out more about how the social network handles personal information.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
Islamic council bans marriage of children under 17
THAILAND’S ISLAMIC council has – for the first time in history – issued a ban on child marriage nationwide. This followed public anger sparked by the marriage earlier this year of an 11-year-old child to a man four times her age.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
Cabinet approves changes to PPP act
The Cabinet yesterday approved the revised public-private partnership act (PPP Act), under which the private sector can increase their investments in public projects.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 12:55
Quitting smoking for the late Monarch
With the aim of helping three million smokers who would like to quit in three years as a tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Johnson & Johnson (Thailand) recently launched the “Quit for King Campaign” in support of the lobby initiated by Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (THPF) and Village Health Volunteer.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
Activists ‘languishing despite lifting of ban’
LAWYERS GROUPS SLAM CONTROL EXERCISED |BY THE JUNTA OVER PUBLIC FREEDOMS
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:19
Thousands protest jailing of Myanmar anti-war activists
Thousands of protesters on Tuesday took to the streets in northern Myanmar against the jailing of three anti-war activists in a rare public display of anger.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:35
Tencent Music raises $1 billion in US IPO: report
Tencent Music, the streaming division of Chinese technology giant Tencent, will raise around $1 billion from the pricing of its US public share offering, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
Reminder: The media’s job is to serve their public
There have been a few letters published about a managing editor who was fired for sending a disrespectful email to a vegan who wanted to write a series of articles on vegetarianism.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:47
Uber filed paperwork for IPO: report
Ride-share company Uber quietly filed paperwork this week for its initial public offering, the Wall Street Journal reported late Friday.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
Shun plastic, public urged
On Thai environment day, experts want people to make small changes in lifestyle to help tackle huge generation of waste.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:40
Is Duterte serious or just joking? Palace says ‘use your common sense’
Use your common sense. That was the advice of Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Tuesday to the public to determine whether President Rodrigo Duterte is joking or not.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
EC disappointed with tepid public response for senator positions
ONLY SOME 7,200 people have applied to become senators, far lower than the Election Commission (EC)’s previous prediction of 90,000 to 100,000 applicants from all over the country.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 03:00
Govt’s VAT refund plan encounters opposition
PM denies measure is aimed at winning public support in elections