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  • March 19, 2015

    Past meets present and they get along just fine

    ... heard that her daughter would be working with Mi Xue. "I just saw her recently in 'The Legend of Condor Heroes', and it was really good!" Yaya tells ASTV Manager. Yaya, who's been representing Brands since last year, says Mi Xue doesn't speak English (or Thai), but they had a great time shooting the...

    Life
  • March 5, 2015

    Silapakorn varsity newspaper wins award

    ... new president. The new board includes representatives from various leading newspapers in the country such as Thairath, Daily News, Matichon, ASTV, The Nation, Bangkok Post, Post Today, Ban Muang and Naew Na newspaper. The outgoing president, Pradit Ruangdit, said members should be proud of journalists...

    National
  • February 14, 2015

    Police find leads on source of fake announcement

    ... assisting Kris, said a third bail request would be posted. Supawat claimed Kris should be given bail as Niran Yaowapha, the webmaster of the ASTV news-site who posted the fake announcement, was granted bail by the military court this week. When Kris made his first bail request on Tuesday, investigating...

    Politics
  • February 11, 2015

    Police claim arrest of key anti-monarchist, but still seek network ringleader

    ... the military court to face charges under the lese majeste law and the Computer Crimes Act. Red-shirt supporter Kris Buddeechin and webmaster at ASTV, Niran Yaowapha, were both charged. They denied having any intention to spread false news, saying they soon deleted the material after learning it was...

    Politics
  • February 9, 2015

    TAT reviews ways to boost Andaman tourism

    Kalin Sarasin, chairman of the board of TAT, said the agency had collected plans from tourism operators and related authorities in Phuket, Krabi, and Phang Nga. Kalin said the province needed to improve their infrastructure and facilities while enhancing security and safety. They must also improve...

    Business
  • February 8, 2015

    Arrest warrant for ASTV webmaster

    ... that an warrant had been issued for Niran Yaowapha, who is charged with lese majeste and violating the Computer Crime Act. On Monday night, ASTV-Manager published the fake document briefly on its website before pulling it off shortly afterwards. Niran later went to Chana Songkhram police station to...

    National
  • February 6, 2015

    Fake palace statement fabricated here: police

    ... under martial law. Jatuporn, meanwhile, lambasted the authorities on Peace TV yesterday morning, claiming that nobody from the yellow-shirt ASTV Manager website - which allegedly reproduced the fake document and reported it as news - was arrested. He also accused the military government of exploiting...

    National
  • December 20, 2014

    Should 'political TV' make a comeback

    ... "reforming" Thailand must tackle this delicate issue with a clear and unbiased conscience. The first political station was the Manager Group's ASTV. It was hell-bent on attacking Thaksin Shinawatra, his family and basically everything they did. However, ASTV was around so long that citizens might have forgotten...

    Opinion
  • December 18, 2014

    Bangkok taxi drivers not big fans of K-pop

    ... networks, but witnesses swiftly spread the word on Twitter, and soon all the Thai fans of K-pop were sharing their own taxi horror stories. ASTV Manager Online picked up the foul fumes and broadcast the story further. "Thai taxi drivers show they've maintained their 'good' service level," its headline...

    Life
  • September 29, 2014

    Channel 3 begs generals for another chance

    ... of "analog or nothing". "If people think soap operas are more important than the country, Thailand is doomed," someone named Noo Na posted at ASTV Manager Online. "We can live without Channel 3" was the ugly consensus. To the estimate that 70 per cent of viewers would be affected by a Channel 3 blackout...

    Life