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  • August 22, 2014

    Mr Philippines hopeful a police bomb specialist

    ... but very supportive since I wasn't doing anything bad," Flormata said. The pageant finals will be held in Makati City on September 7. A Facebook fan page dedicated to him had 932 likes as of Tuesday afternoon. It features photographs of Flormata in various poses and outfits. Since joining the PNP...

    Aec
  • August 22, 2014

    First family keeps low profile

    ... has twin daughters, Thanya and Nittha. Early this year, Sudchai Boonchai, a leader of the Friends of Thaksin group, put a message on his Facebook page urging red shirts to take Prayuth's daughters hostage if he staged a coup. He later apologised to Prayuth. Recently, a newspaper reporter...

    Politics
  • August 22, 2014

    Club Scene

    ..., Peaches, MIA, Runaways Yeah Yeah Yeahs and more. The gig is at Wine Bibber Sangria on Ekkamai Soi 2. Entry with a drink is Bt150. More at www.Facebook.com/GoGrrrls. Naughty way to dress Levels on Sukhumvit Soi 11 is hosting a "Too Sexy Hot Pants" party on Thursday. Cut the legs and some of the...

    Life
  • August 22, 2014

    Thais help Hollywood keep an eye on the galaxy

    ...'s also spent time with Bangkok fans of his film, complete with a special screening. Marvel Thailand invited folks to register for the event on its Facebook page. Among the participants was actor Danai "Dan" Samutkojorn, who's also a major comics aficionado and has even produced his own comic book, "The Mavericks...

    Life
  • August 21, 2014

    Line Thailand removes Buddha stickers

    The association also urges Buddhists worldwide to join a campaign on Chagne.org to have the Line head office to remove the Buddha stickers from its system. The Nation

    Breakingnews
  • August 21, 2014

    Prayuth elected as the 29th PM

    He got unanimous 191 votes by the National Legislative assembly. The NLA president and two vice presidents abstained. The result was officially announced at 10:53 am. He was elected in a roll-call vote. NLA Tuang Nanthachai nominated Prayuth and the nomination, which was made at 10:23 am, was...

    Politics
  • August 20, 2014

    Just like heaven

    ... company of my host. It was also surprisingly comfortable with hot water for the shower and a WiFi connection that tempted me into checking my Facebook despite having travelled thousands of miles in an attempt to escape the digital life. Our host had slaughtered a chicken for dinner and we enjoyed a...

    Travel
  • August 20, 2014

    A continent adrift and heading for global backwaters

    .... Italy did worst of all: a big fat zero. The gap is glaring in the Internet economy. The giants of our new digital world - Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, PayPal, eBay - are all American. There is no European equivalent of Silicon Valley. Europe isn't just falling further behind the...

    Opinion
  • August 20, 2014

    NCPO chief Prayuth invited to take "the Ice Bucket Challenge"

    ... have to challenge three other people publicly to do the same within 24 hours. Among global celebrities who have taken part in the challenge are Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Gone viral The campaign has now gone viral throughout Thailand's online community...

    Politics
  • August 20, 2014

    Lese majeste cases threaten freedom of expression: UN

    ... majeste cases, including that of Plutnarin Thanaboriboonsuk who was also charged under the Computer Crime Act in relation to messages he posted on Facebook. He was sentenced on July 31 to 15 years in prison, reduced from a sentence of 30 years because of his guilty plea. The sentence came less than two months...

    National