• Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    The choice facing voters: Prayut or another billionaire pseudo-democrat 
    Surveys repeatedly show impressive public support for Prayut Chan-o-cha and Suthep Thaugsuban, yet this is not reflected in media.
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  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    California quietly moves to ease the suffering of millions
    Although you may not read about it in the newspaper, an important proposition in California calling for improvements in the treatment of farm animals passed by a vote of 61 per cent on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Old electronics of US voting machines are no match for the Internet of Things  
    “Less than 80,000 votes – out of 10s of millions cast nationwide – in three key states swung the vote to now-President Trump,” notes James Clapper, former director of US National Intelligence. Clapper has “no doubt” that the Russian influence campaign swung the 2016 election to Trump.
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  • Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
    Allowing foreign observers for poll will be a poor reflection of our abilities: Don
    FOREIGN MINISTER Don Pramudwinai yesterday opposed the idea of having foreign organisations observe the next general election, maintaining that the country is capable of holding a free and fair national vote.
    politics
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:52
    Markets steady on eve of US midterm vote
    Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic held steady on Monday as cautious investors eyed the upcoming US midterm elections, the resumption of Washington's sanctions on Iran and brewing fiscal fears in Italy.
    business
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Experts express scepticism over free and fair election
    AS THE COUNTRY counts down towards the next general election, speakers at a panel discussion yesterday widely held the opinion that a free and fair national vote without the influence of the ruling junta seems unlikely.
    politics
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Foghorn Donald all set to become lame duck?
    Tomorrow the US will hold its midterm elections for the House of Representatives and Senate. Donald Trump has been so deeply involved in rallying voters for his party’s candidates that you might mistakenly think he is running for re-election. 
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  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Do Thais have a ‘green’ party to vote for?
    In Turkey, Ataturk International Airport and public spaces in Istanbul are to be transformed into parks when the newly opened Istanbul International Airport is in full operation. That is what the ruling Justice and Development Party wants.
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  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 18:49
    Twitter removed thousands of accounts discouraging US vote participation
    Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts, many posing as Democrats, that were posting tweets encouraging US voters to sit out Tuesday's crucial midterm elections, according to media reports.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:01
    Myanmar by-election rare local test for Aung San Suu Kyi
    Myanmar voters cast their ballots in a small but key by-election Saturday, a rare local test of support for embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party more than halfway through her time in office.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 18:52
    Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll
    Afghans risked their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the ballot by a week.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 15:33
    Taiwan gay pride parade pushes key referendum vote
    Thousands gathered for Taipei's Gay Pride parade Saturday -- the biggest in Asia -- ahead of a landmark vote next month on LGBT rights on the island.
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:05
    EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics
    The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday for an EU-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws, cutlery, cotton buds and balloon sticks.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 16:26
    February exams to move amid election clash: govt
    The general election tentatively scheduled for February 24 will not be postponed but a nationwide examination for high-school students will be rescheduled to avoid being held on the same day as the national vote, senior government figures said on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
    Parties fret over clash in poll and exam dates
    GOVERNMENT figures yesterday tried to allay concerns voiced by some political parties about the general elections being held on a day when thousands of first-time voters will be appearing for an important national examination.
    politics
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