• Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    GE, Samsung bag $900m deal for Java 1 plant
    THE DEVELOPER of the Java 1 combined-cycle power plant, claimed to be the biggest of its kind in Southeast Asia, has granted an engineering, procurement and construction contract worth US$900 million to a consortium consisting of General Electric (GE), Samsung C&T and PT Meindo Elang Indah.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:09:18
    Funeral for woman, 80, delayed due to lack of funds
    The funeral of a woman, 80, who died of a stroke while walking under the scorching sun to collect her elderly monthly allowance in Chumphon province, has been delayed due to lack of money.
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  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Feminism a politically correct side-show, ignores real suffering
    In the wake of International Women’s Day, the UK’s Sunday Mirror has just published the results of its 18-month investigation into the country’s “worst ever” Asian grooming scandal in which 1,000 girls, some as young as 11, have been tortured, raped and even killed in cases going back a staggering 40 years.
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  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    An update from the elephant polo: bullhooks, beatings and chains  
    Scenes of cruelty at Bangkok’s annual elephant polo tournament, the latest edition of which wound up on Sunday, show this tournament has no place in a civilised society.
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  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:19:31
    Tourist facilities lacking at Phang Nga tsunami museum
    Tourists are still visiting the tsunami memorial monument and museum at Khao Lak beach in Phang Nga's Takua Pa district 13 years after the event, but there is no toilet facility to serve them, a tourist guide has complained.
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  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:48:14
    BTS operator addresses lift issue that angered wheelchair activist
    Bangkok Mass Transit System PCL on Tuesday provided an explanation following an incident on Sunday involving wheelchair-bound activist Manit Inpim.
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 21:37:12
    Federer takes care of business, Djokovic crashes out
    World number one Roger Federer finished off Federico Delbonis in a rain-disrupted match on Sunday to reach the third round at Indian Wells as five-time champion Novak Djokovic was toppled.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Samsung counts Thailand as first-tier market
    SAMSUNG Electronics yesterday launched its flagship smartphone models, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, in Thailand. Customers placed pre-orders from March 9-11, with regular sales from March 16.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Disabled activist threatens to sue after punching BTS lift
    A WHEELCHAIR-BOUND activist, who punched a lift LED panel and shattered the glass at the BTS Asok Station in Bangkok on Sunday afternoon, yesterday threatened to sue authorities if improvements were not made to boost accessibility for people with disabilities.
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:45:17
    Argentinian stole from Chinese tourists ‘to help sick wife’
    A 25-year-old Argentinian man, named by police as Nahum Pedre, was arrested in Rawai on Sunday after robbing Chinese tourists twice.
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  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:13:32
    Couple wake up to find drug abusers in house
    A couple who were woken up by noise late on Sunday night found four teenagers abusing drugs inside their house in Chachoengsao’s Bang Pakong district.
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  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:48:49
    Disabled activist damages BTS lift in accessibility protest
    A wheelchair-bound activist punched an elevator panel and shattered the glass at the BTS Asok Station in Bangkok on Sunday afternoon in protest against the lift being locked.
  • 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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  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:31:01
    Fire damages 30 rai of forest in Phang Nga
    A fire broke out at a peat swamp forest in Phang Nga's Takua Pa district on Sunday night, destroying 30 rai of land. Police said the fire started at 11.30pm in Ban Bang Sak village, Tambon Bang Muang.
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  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:27:50
    Man arrested for stealing from tourist at beach
    Phuket police arrested a Thai man soon after he stole a bag containing an iPhone 8 Plus from a Russian tourist at a beach on Sunday evening.
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