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  • July 31, 2014

    Pair charged with stealing rice worth Bt100m from warehouse

    ... products to meet demands. The permanent secretary of the Prime Minister's Office, ML Panadda Diskul, yesterday posted a message on Facebook saying his team's task of checking rice stocks was nearly complete and that it was now drawing up conclusions and analyses for the Rice Policy and Management...

    Politics
  • July 31, 2014

    That's it, we're split, and Janie's |got the papers to prove it

    ACTRESS JANIE THIENPHOSUVAN had no doubt had enough of the gossip and speculation as everyone else when she posted a photo of herself on Facebook on Tuesday holding a divorce decree. All the tweeted and shared "maybes" came to an abrupt end with graphic proof that she'd ended her marriage to Samut Prakan political...

    Life
  • July 30, 2014

    Who caused alienation in hearts of Japanese, South Korean people

    Park stressed that the deterioration in Japan-South Korean relations stemmed from the "words and acts of some politicians", adding that it was necessary for the two nations to share a correct perception of history if they want their relationship to develop. These comments are a repetition of her pet...

    Opinion
  • July 30, 2014

    From Thailand with love

    Marriott Hotels, the flagship brand of Marriott International Inc, and Thann, the luxury Thai skincare line, are together bringing a new and natural freshness to guests staying at Marriott properties throughout Asia. With consumer trends for undiscovered natural high-end products still growing, Marriott...

    Travel
  • July 30, 2014

    New investment law to blend existing ones: MIC

    ... showed a photograph depicting the hotel staff kneeling down to serve customers. This prompted strong criticism through social media, such as Facebook. The ministry dispatched its officials to look into the matter late last week. Hotel management said it had already removed the picture and that it would...

    Aec
  • July 30, 2014

    Junta leaders deploying both soft and hard power

    ... pro-democracy scholars have chosen to censor themselves for fear of prosecution, law expert Chamnan Chanruang, for example, posted on this writer's Facebook comment space that the problem is not his self-censorship but "the media's self-censorship after interviewing [him]." This, combined with the junta...

    Politics
  • July 30, 2014

    BANGKOK: On top of the world

    ... ticket (Emirates), domestic air travel in France, local guide and meals during stay. Call (02) 253 0108 or email sales.thailand@clubmed.com. Visit Facebook.com/ClubMed SAMUI Luxury on the beach A Classic Pool Suite at the Vana Belle Luxury Collection Resort costs Bt9,999 per night for two...

    Travel
  • July 30, 2014

    Facebook tries out notepad function

    The stored data is only viewable by the user, but can be shared with friends, Facebook reports. Similar storage services are already offered by sites like Instapaper, Pocket and Evernote, as well as by restaurant review sites like Foursquare and Yelp. Facebook seems to hope that users will warm to the new function...

    Breakingnews
  • July 29, 2014

    Husbands become gossips |as Janie-A saga darkens

    ... "Fast and Furious 7" in Los Angeles to return to Thailand and pay final respects to Panna. Quite a few fans raged about his ungratefulness on his Facebook page. Others rose to Jaa's defence, saying that, because of his work obligations, it was ridiculous to expect TJ to fly to Thailand for a funeral. There...

    Life
  • July 29, 2014

    Bizarre use of Thai words spread by social media: poll

    ... 15-35 who live in the capital or close by. Of those polled, 77 per cent said they had seen strangely spelt and bizarre words on LINE chats and Facebook comments. Other sources of grammatically wrong words were friends, media personalities and TV or movie characters. Asked why they used bizarre words,...

    National