Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:03
Activist petitions Court to cancel Monday’s bus-fare increase, citing stable oil prices
An activist on Friday led a group of Bangkokians to file a petition with the Central Administrative Court seeking an urgent investigation into the scheduled Monday rise of public bus fares following the decision of a land transportation panel.
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:00
Holidaymakers flock to Chai Nat river oasis to escape heat
Many Songkran holidaymakers this week sought refuge at a new Chi Nat landmark created by locals seeking to “turn a crisis into an opportunity”.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 18:04
Court approves initial 12-day detention for man ‘seeking death sentence’ for murdering pregnant stepdaughter
Min Buri Provincial Court on Monday approved an initial 12-day detention period for a 57-year-old motorcycle taxi driver, who had confessed to killing his seven-months-pregnant stepdaughter at her Bangkok home on April 11.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 02:16
People return home after 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Central Sulawesi
The situation in Banggai Raya in Central Sulawesi has returned to normal following a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the province on Friday evening, as people have started to return to their homes after seeking higher ground in anticipation of a tsunami.
Sat, 06 Apr 2019 01:00
Does Thanathorn’s popularity scare the junta?
Following the charge of sedition laid against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Ruangruangkit, it is now reported that the police are seeking to interview his elderly mother, who apparently owned the car in which Thanathorn allegedly drove some students away from a small, peaceful demonstration against the junta.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00
Education 4.0: Losing sight of the present?
EDUCATION 4.0 is an upcoming era of education with a major change: the integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM subjects) through project-based activities to promote active learning (seeking knowledge without requiring a ‘feeder’) to prepare for the future technology-driven economy.
Sun, 31 Mar 2019 06:04
Ratchanok eyes on revenge against Bingjiao
Former champion Ratchanok Intanon is seeking her third title at the Yonex Sunrise India Open as she faces off old foe He Bingjiao of China in today’s final in New Delhi.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
SEC SEEKS COMMENTS ON CHANGES TO MT RULES
The Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC is seeking public comments on proposed amendments to the rules governing material transactions (MT) and related party transactions (RPT), including execution of diverse and complex transactions arising from new business practices, and re-definition of relevant terms, according to the SEC release yesterday.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:22
Police hunt Bangkok man over relative’s death
Police are seeking a 47-year-old caretaker of a construction business in Bangkok's Bang Khen district following the Tuesday night discovery of the body of his 38-year-old distant relative and colleague in an oil drum filled with mortar.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:11
Shot in the arm for same sex marriage
Canada-born Chinese visual artist Norm Yip sets out to raise awareness and support of those seeking marriage equality in LGBT community in the exhibition “Beyond Skin” running from April 10 to May 31 at River City Bangkok.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:25
Phalang Pracharat seeking to form coalition govt
The Phalang Pracharat Party is prepared to form the next government, after claiming it has secured a mandate to rule from voters nationwide.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
FDA pushes law on cannabis ads
THE FOOD and Drug Administration(FDA) this week will table two public health ministerial announcements and a ministerial legislation concerning advertisements on the use of marijuana before the public health minister and the Cabinet, seeking endorsement.
Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
Warning for those seeking pot amnesty
PATIENTS must produce an official medical certificate that specifies their symptoms when seeking an amnesty for the possession of marijuana.
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 14:30
SEC proposes investment planning reforms
The SEC is seeking public comments on the proposed rules for intermediaries to provide assisting tools to asset allocation and investment planning.
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
Ridding Bangkok’s pollution for good
WHILE BANGKOK was in the throes of its latest air pollution crisis, it seemed any idea, no matter how far-fetched, was worth considering to ease discomfort and protect the public. Given the serious health risks posed by inhaling PM2.5 particles, who can blame the authorities for seeking quick fixes to clear the smog that only gets thicker every year?