• Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Region unprepared for emerging meth epidemic
    Last week, Vientiane played host to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s High Level Conference on Transnational Organised Crime in Laos and the Mekong Region. The UNDOC brought together senior Lao officials, international partners, and select experts from neighbouring Mekong countries.
    opinion
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    New constituency boundaries to be redrawn by end |of the month: EC
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) declared yesterday that the drawing up of new constituency boundaries will be completed by the end of this month despite a recent junta order allowing the agency extra time.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:52
    THAI Smiles warns against forbidden words
    THAI Smiles has clarified the words not allowed to speak at the airport because they are considered offenses with penalties, both jail term and fine, and may result in an unnecessary flight delay, according to its press statement.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:57
    Swede crowned in Laguna Phuket Triathlon
    Sweden’s Fredrik Croneborg finished first on Sunday and gave Laguna Phuket Triathlon its first Swede champion in its 25-year history.
    event
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:45
    Heavy rains predicted in South as remains of Toraji hits
    Southern provinces from Surat Thani down are expected to be lashed by heavy rains on Monday and Tuesday as a low-pressure system from tropical storm Toraji moves over the area, the Meteorological Department said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:44
    Two Sing Buri boys missing, feared drowned
    A boy was rescued while swimming in the Chao Phraya with two friends in Sing Buri’s In Buri district Sunday evening.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:46
    New tech regulation 'inevitable,' Apple CEO says
    Apple CEO Tim Cook predicts that new regulations of tech companies and social networks to protect personal data are "inevitable."
    Tech
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 06:38
    Judicial Independence in Asia
    The judicial system in Japan is considered to be free from the influences of the government, a significant evidence of the uncorrupt political system, according to the World Economic Forum executive opinion survey. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00
    Djokovic sets sights on 2019 after 'phenomenal season'
    Novak Djokovic set his sights on the Australian Open on Sunday after a painful defeat in the ATP Finals at the hands of Alexander Zverev took some of the gloss off an incredible season.
    sports
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 05:07
    Ariya takes $1m LPGA season prize as Thompson wins finale
    American Lexi Thompson won the LPGA's season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday, easing memories of a heartbreaking 2017 near-miss, while Thailand's top-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn captured the $1 million season points bonus prize.
    sports
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Swede reveals secret weapon after winning Phuket Triathlon
    PHUKET - FREDRIK CRONEBORG of Sweden relied on his strength in cycling and a home-course advantage to grab his maiden victory in the 25th Laguna Phuket Triathlon on Sunday. 
    sports
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    PM’s edict to EC on poll constituencies raises concerns
    A poll watchdog and politicians yesterday urged the Election Commission (EC) to be independent of state influence in redrawing constituencies.
    politics
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Amid trade war, Beijing redefines and recalibrates ties with Asia 
    When Yan Xuetong, a leading strategic thinker in China and dean of the Institute of International Relations at Tsinghua University, told the media last month that China is seeing its best strategic opportunity since the Cold War, many people may have chosen to disagree.
    opinion
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Chaturon, red shirts jumping to Thai Raksa Chart
    Key figures in the Pheu Thai Party including Chaturon Chaisang and red-shirt leaders will today switch to its offshoot, the new Thai Raksa Chart party, an inside source said yesterday.
    politics
  • Sun, 18 Nov 2018 16:05
    Bomb aimed at scaring away elephants leaves 4 volunteers injured
    Four volunteers were injured in a botched attempt to throw a bomb in order to scare away wild elephants in Kanchanaburi province on Saturday.
    Breaking News
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