• Tue, 17 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    TV wakes up to power of ‘Generation Viagra’
    They have long been ignored and despised as a “dying demographic” by television executives in the headlong stampede for younger viewers.
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:34:08
    N. Korea parliament meets but Kim absent ahead of summits
    North Korea's parliament has met to rubber-stamp Kim Jong Un's policies, but the leader himself was conspicuously absent as he prepares for two key summits with South Korea and the US.
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  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:03:35
    China's parliament gives Xi second term, top ally named VP
    China's rubber-stamp parliament unanimously re-appointed President Xi Jinping to a second five-year term on Saturday and elevated his former anti-corruption chief to the vice presidency.
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  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 13:14:02
    Putin: Russia's post-Soviet tsar
    Moscow - Vladimir Putin, who is set to extend his long rule to 2024 in Russia's presidential election on Sunday, has stamped his total authority in Russia, silencing opposition and reasserting Moscow's lost might abroad.  
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  • Sun, 11 Mar 2018 17:15:19
    Xi's life mandate seals march of the strongmen
    The Chinese Communist Party's decision to give President Xi Jinping a mandate to rule for life is further evidence of the world's slide towards more nationalist, authoritarian regimes, analysts said.
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  • Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Songs to remember
    Pan Paibulkiat, Taem Charas, Suda Chuenban, Mam Patcharida, Chompoo Fruity, Ford Sobchai, Noo Meter, Dao Mayuree, Tom Rainbow, and Stamp are among the stars taking to the stage of the Thailand Cultural Centre on March 3 from 5pm for “Remember Me” – the first concert organised by Music Copyright (Thailand).
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  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Malaysia exchange backs stamp duty waiver
    BURSA Malaysia has welcomed the government’s decision to exempt stamp duty on shares of mid-sized and small cap companies trading on the Malaysian exchange. The changes take effect in March.
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:54:03
    Chinese turtle shell traffickers arrested in Indonesia: police
    Two Chinese men have been arrested in Indonesia for attempting to smuggle 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of illicit turtle shells out of the country, police said Thursday, as they try to stamp out a lucrative illegal wildlife trade.
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  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:09:18
    Pakistani man arrested over forging passports, visa stamps in Bangkok
    A Pakistani man has been arrested in Bangkok on charges of making and selling forged passports and Thailand visa stamps to various client groups, including supporters of the terrorist organisation ISIS.
  • Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:37:28
    Laotian woman arrested over visa stamps
    Nong Khai immigration police Thursday arrested a Laotian woman Thursday morning after she was found using alleged fake visa stamps in an attempt to hide that she had overstayed her visa.
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  • Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    My international Personality of the Year can bark
    Forget Donald Trump, who has placed democracy in a box stamped “Handle with care”, or Aung San Suu Kyi, who has turned from a global rights icon to a major villain overnight, or any Syrian freedom fighter against the Islamic State. To me, none of them qualifies as “Individual of the Year” for 2017.
  • Wed, 06 Dec 2017 23:39:06
    Xi puts China’s stamp on the world
    In the 172 years of its existence, the Straits Times has meticulously chronicled the rise of nation states, the ascent to power of men and women who have made and marred the fortunes of their countries, conflicts and entente, and the great and small trends that shape societies.
  • Fri, 01 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Thailand battles ‘worrying’ trends in unsafe sex to achieve World Aids Day goals
    TODAY MARKS World AIDS Day and the worldwide goal of stamping out Aids by 2030.
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Election commission poised to stamp democracy’s death warrant in Cambodia
    As Hun Sen’s government prepares to divide up the opposition’s parliamentary seats following its dissolution last week – a move almost universally condemned by the international community – a ruling on the permissibility of Cambodia’s largest redistribution of power in recent memory appears to have landed in the laps of just two people.
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 12:51:10
    Soldier killed in Phetchaburi elephant stampede
    A soldier helping Phetchaburi farmers drive elephants off their cropland was killed by one of the animals on Monday.
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