• Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
    Hospital under fire as injured woman dies
    A BANGKOK hospital was accused of sending a 38-year-old woman, who had sustained injuries after her jealous husband splashed acid on her face at 5am on Friday, to another hospital for which she has subscribed to a universal healthcare scheme or “gold card” but the woman reportedly died in the taxi on the way in front of her 12-year-old daughter.
  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:49
    Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labour
    Apple is investigating a factory in southwest China after a labour rights group said the tech giant's supplier forced student workers to work "like robots" to assemble its popular Apple Watch.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:52
    US rights group wades into yoga pants school dress code row
    Yoga pants and leggings have become a staple in the wardrobes of many Americans -- but one US school district is under fire for allegedly punishing young girls who wear them to class.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Young pop idol under fire for hosting govt publicity show
    A YOUNG SUPERSTAR has become the subject of a heated political debate and the target of attack for hosting a television show publicising the government’s achievements.
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:55
    Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch
    An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using -- what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as -- "racist and sexist tropes".
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:51
    Junta under fire over detention of woman
    Activists warn Thailand becoming A ‘ROGUE STATE’ while Prawit hints at separatist activity
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:44
    US journalist told to 'act like a lady' by police
    Police in Colorado have come under fire after an officer told a journalist "to act like a lady" while she was being handcuffed for taking photographs.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00
    In U-turn, Trump lowers WHouse flag for McCain
    Under fire for what critics said was a lack of respect for the late US senator John McCain, President Donald Trump issued Monday a formal proclamation about the lawmaker's death and ordered the White House flag back to half-staff.
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  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:53
    Malaysia govt slammed over removal of LGBT portraits
    Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian government came under fire Thursday for ordering the removal of two LGBT activists' portraits from an exhibition, with campaigners labelling it an attack on the "dignity" of the gay community.
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  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 15:57
    Japan ruling party under fire after MP calls LGBT 'unproductive'
    Japan's ruling party has come under fire over remarks by one of its lawmakers who said gay and lesbian couples were "unproductive" because they cannot have children.
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  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 10:22
    15 detained in China vaccine scandal
    Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people including the chairwoman of a rabies vaccine producer under fire for fraudulent quality control in the country's latest drug-safety scandal.
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  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:17
    After Helsinki, Trump plans to host Putin in Washington
    US President Donald Trump, under fire over his Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin, doubled down Thursday by saying he looks forward to meeting the Russian leader again -- with talks already underway for a visit to Washington in the fall.
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  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 06:58
    Under fire, Trump says he misspoke on Russia election meddling
    "The sentence should have been, 'I don't see any reason why it wouldn't be Russia.' Sort of a double negative." Trump
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  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
    What (some) Thai international schools are doing right
    In two recent letters in this section, international schools came under fire for their approaches to teaching STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and maths), as well as the qualifications of their teachers.
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00
    How China’s Internet giants fight fake news
    Fake news is the source of global calamity. Google, Facebook and Twitter are under fire in the United States for spreading fake news and wrong information that began appearing before the 2016 presidential election.
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