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  • July 30, 2014

    Press council prepares to investigate ASTV magazine

    On Saturday, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) slammed the magazine for allegedly publishing an article that cast NCPO chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha in a bad light. The NCPO later called on the Press Council to investigate the magazine's moves, Chakkrish said. The NPCT sub-panel...

  • July 29, 2014

    PCT discusses alleged ethical violations by independent weekly

    ... NCPO has vowed to take action against the paper if the claim that the weekly newspaper has violated media ethics proves to be true. The PCT and ASTV Weekend say the junta should first identify which parts of the weekly are deemed to be violations of media ethics. The NCPO has also ordered the press...

  • July 28, 2014

    Junta asked to explain what offended them in newspaper

    However, both the self-regulatory body and ASTV Weekend say the junta should first identify which parts of the weekly have committed the violations. They spoke up yesterday after the ruling NCPO issued a reprimand against the newspaper on Saturday, criticising it for publishing false information that...

  • July 9, 2014

    There's light at the end of the tunnel

    ... yellow shirts, the Democrats and the military. If they never really trusted one another before, the trust gap is even wider now. The yellow shirts' ASTV was never General Prayuth Chan-ocha's biggest fan and most likely will never be, while old wounds are being reopened between the yellow shirts and the...

  • July 1, 2014

    Court finds Methi defamed Jatuporn

    ... in the same case, including Naewna, the newspaper that published Methi's statement, Chokchai Sumon, former Democrat MP Watchara Petthong, NST News, ASTV, and Tul Sirikulpipat of Manager paper. Methi said he would file an appeal, saying he was under the four-year witness protection programme of the Department...

  • June 21, 2014

    Panthongtae's Voice TV back on air minus some shows, but Sonthi's ASTV hangs in limbo

    ... the junta will most probably remain in power for two years before it is replaced by an elected government. Meanwhile, Voice TV's direct rival ASTV has not been allowed to go back on air yet, which has upset its founder Sondhi Limthongkul. He protested by releasing photos of himself covering his mouth...

  • June 20, 2014

    Banjong edges closer to greater international fame

    What Chow wants to produce is an extended version of "Khon Kong" ("In the End"), the comedy segment of the horror omnibus film "Ha Phrang" ("Phobia 2") that Banjong directed. Only this one will be Chinese, though Banjong gets to keep his director's chair. Thai studio GTH is co-producing and loves the...

  • June 9, 2014

    Voice TV and T News 'set to return to air shortly'

    ... the maintenance of peace and order. The 12 channels still suspension are MV 5, DNN, UDD, Asia Update, P&P, Four Channel, Blue Sky, FMTV, ASTV, Hot TV, Rescue and the Student and People Network for Thailand's Reform. Apart from the television channels, unlicensed community radio stations have...

  • May 23, 2014

    Starving Leena tries hand at martial arts

    ... taunting them, "Come and arrest me! I'm not afraid!" Well, the mainstream media are a little shy about covering such incidents at the moment, but ASTV Manager managed a brief illustrated report online. The ever-amused Twitter crowd tossed some jokes around, many agreeing that, if anyone could conquer General...

  • February 20, 2010

    Protest forces Bangkok Bank to shut HQ

    ... General Prem Tinsulanonda, with words too rude to be published. By the same token, the PAD also cannot stand the red shirts. A columnist at ASTV-Manager Daily newspaper, under the pen-name "krong leb", wrote in yesterday's edition that people in the Silom area and elsewhere should chase away the red-shirt...