Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:59
Drunk driver crashes into Songkhla furniture shop, causes fire
A drunk driver had a lucky escape in the early hours of Monday when he was pulled out of his car just before it was engulfed by flames from the furniture shop in Songkhla's Hat Yai district into which he had crashed. The store wasn’t so fortunate: it was completely destroyed in the blaze.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
Get out your wallet, Donald Trump
Who is sincere and who might not be? Both entities “blame” each other, so let’s have both Trump and Congress agreed to immediately reduce their government paycheques by a third to a half and pass the money on to the 800,000 unfortunate victims of the US government shutdown as an advance on their next pay day.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:01
Hidden price of piracy
The fast transmission of digital data has facilitated access to online pirated content. Among some consumers this has resulted in an expectation of getting ‘something for nothing’ – an unfortunate by-product of the internet era which has seen a huge devaluation in the work of artists, musicians, directors, actors, and others making entertainment products.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:39
Pacific nations resist US push to lift tuna quota
Pacific island nations have vowed to oppose US efforts to increase its catch limit in the world's largest tuna fishery, saying the proposal does nothing to improve sustainable fishing.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:14
Thai Union launches marine oil refinery in Germany
Thai Union Group PCL, one of the world’s leading seafood producers, has successfully commissioned its US$24 million Thai Union Marine Nutrients tuna oil refinery.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 16:36
States to decide fate of depleted bigeye tuna
Dozens of nations will convene next week to decide the fate of one of the planet's most valuable fish: the bigeye tuna, backbone of a billion dollar business that is severely overfished.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
Pet registration will not solve stray-dog problem
Your editorial is somewhat disingenuous in using a picture of an old cat (“Pet registration fee will come back to bite us”, October 13-14). This unfortunate cat is unlikely to ever be rescued as the so-called “rescue” groups are far more interested in man’s biggest enemy – the vile canine.
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 15:34
Going, going, gone! Tokyo's Tsukiji holds last tuna auction before move
Tokyo fishmongers gathered before dawn Saturday for one final tuna auction at the world-famous Tsukiji market before it closed its doors to move to a new site.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
A truth ignored by #MeToo: Ambitious women use their charms
The entire episode concerning the allegations of Dr Christine Ford and the defence of US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is unfortunate and reflects badly on everyone.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
Saintly Western democracy hides a devil inside
Re: “Putin not fit to be world leader, but fortunately we have Xi Jinping”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
Putin not fit to be world leader, but fortunately we have Xi Jinping
Re: “Is Trump morally and mentally fit to be a world leader”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
Thai Union held back by strong baht, falling tuna sales in second-quarter slump
THAI Union Group yesterday reported a 2 per cent year-on-year decline in sales for the second quarter of this year to Bt34.1 billion, mainly due to the impact of a strong baht and declining tuna sales.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 06:14
Iran coach blasts VAR as Ronaldo escapes sending off
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo was fortunate to escape a red card despite a VAR review following an elbow in Monday's 1-1 draw at the World Cup.
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 01:00
Our children are not sex aids
It is rather unfortunate that my last letter was so truncated. I fully appreciate that editing is The Nation’s prerogative but the letter contained essential facts.
Tue, 29 May 2018 06:53
Sweeping gene survey reveals new facets of evolution
Who would have suspected that a handheld genetic test used to unmask sushi bars pawning off tilapia for tuna could deliver deep insights into evolution, including how new species emerge?