• Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:17
    His Majesty the King to bestow degrees on Thammasat graduates
    His Majesty, King Maha Vajiralongkorn has accepted an invitation to bestow degrees on the newest batch of graduates at Thammasat University (TU) next April, the TU Graduate Committee’s social media page (facebook.com/TUgraduate60/) announced on Tuesday.
    national
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:51
    Mae Hong Son man urges public to donate food to help poor villagers
    A man from Mae Hong Son’s Sop Moei district has used social media to urge the public to send food to help poor villagers, especially an elderly couple with a disabled son, in a hillside community.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    Living in the online world
    Thailand’s online community is growing strongly, with 82% of its population using the Internet and spending almost 10 hours online and over three hours on social media each day, ranking among the top five in the world.
    national
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:14
    Thammasat answers ‘racy’ poster critics
    After criticism from academics and on social media over head and shoulder photos of former cheerleaders in a recruiting campaign, the Thammasat University Cheerleader Club has said it was part of a Unicef campaign.
    national
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bus reduction proposal sparks fierce online debate
    A POLICE proposal to reduce the number of old, decrepit city buses plying Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng Road to ease traffic congestion during morning and evening rush hours was widely criticised on Thai social media yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:50
    Baby bump photos end up as fetish fodder on social media
    PETALING JAYA: Expectant mothers have been warned to think twice before posting photos of their baby bumps on social media lest they become fodder for perverts with pregnant women fetish.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:48
    Japan's 'Twitter killer' charged with nine counts of murder
    Japan's "Twitter killer", suspected of murdering and chopping up people he lured on social media, and storing their body parts in coolboxes, was charged Monday with nine counts of murder.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:28
    China kindergarten principal sacked for pole dance show
    A kindergarten principal in China trying to liven up a formal back-to-school ceremony with a racy pole dancer was fired after angry parents lit up social media with complaints.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:54
    Malaysia's former national cyclist Josiah stunned he’s branded a traitor on social media
    FORMER national cyclist Josiah Ng was startled to be branded a traitor on social media after his charge Jai Angsuthasawit delivered an unexpected Asian Games gold medal in track cycling for Thailand in the men’s keirin. Josiah is a retired Malaysian professional track cyclist.
    sports
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:54
    Commentary: Asian Games: Badly needed confidence booster for Indonesia
    The social media statuses of many Indonesians say it all. Some posted the hashtag “Proud to be Indonesian”. Others changed their status every time an Indonesian athlete clinched a gold medal. That means 31 updates in the last two weeks.
    opinion
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
    New drug bill ‘meant for the public, not investors’
    DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER General Chatchai Sarikulya yesterday dismissed speculation that the soon-to-be proposed drug bill would benefit investors in the private sector.
    national
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 08:47
    Govt mulls action against India heads of social media on failure to check fake news
    Abide by law or face prosecution – this is the tough message likely to be sent to the India heads of social media platforms if the recommendations of a high-level government panel, which discussed steps to curb fake news and misinformation besides child pornography, are accepted.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 09:39
    Paint job on staircase of Malaysia's Batu Caves Temple may be illegal
    THE colourful staircase of the iconic Batu Caves Temple that has gone viral on social media, could land the temple committee in trouble as the multimillion ringgit painting and renovation works were not sanctioned by the National Heritage Department (JWN).
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    Young Chinese help Thailand keep favoured status for key market
    YOUNG Chinese are pushing the boundaries of international travel, increasing their travel expenditure in the past year by 80 per cent to fund social media-influenced trips full of edgy experiences, hi-tech accommodation and exotic delicacies, a survey has found.
    Tourism
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