Thailand's ultimatum politics | Editorial

Thailand's ultimatum politics | Editorial

Emergence of new political forces in Thailand should be good news, but the demonstrators' demands are not democratic Thai politics has always displayed a capacity to shift from a gentle to a violent mode without much warning. That is why it is worrying that even as they ordered the dismantling of barricades that had been keeping protesters at bay, Bangkok has demanded that the leader of the …

Thailand's ultimatum politics | Editorial

Asean to offer advice on Thailand's political crisis

Asean to offer advice on Thailand's political crisis

Asean countries will soon be issuing a statement to express their concern over the ongoing political crisis as well as their wish for Thailand to hold an election, caretaker Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said yesterday

Asean to offer advice on Thailand's political crisis

Constitutional Court approves Yinglucks request for 15-day extension

Constitutional Court approves Yinglucks request for 15-day extension

The Constitutional Court on Wednesday agreed caretaker premier's request for a 15-day extension on presenting her defence on the unlawful transfer of Thawil Pliensri as national security chief …

Constitutional Court approves Yinglucks request for 15-day extension

Kids the bestread in country as habit spreads

Kids the bestread in country as habit spreads

Thai people are spending more time on reading – 37 minutes per day – a 10-per-cent increase from the 2011′s findings, according to a 2013 survey on Thai reading habits.

Kids the bestread in country as habit spreads

Senior park official faces probe

Senior park official faces probe

Kaeng krachan national park chief to be moved if investigators find him guilty

Senior park official faces probe

Thailand Reacts to Plots Targeting Israelis

Thailand Reacts to Plots Targeting Israelis

BANGKOK ?? Thai authorities say they hope they have foiled the latest plot in the Southeast Asian country to attack young Israeli tourists. Thailand's police agency says security around …

Thailand Reacts to Plots Targeting Israelis

Disappearance of Karen activist prompts concern

Disappearance of Karen activist prompts concern

Fingers pointed at Kaeng Krachan park chief, who swears innocence

Disappearance of Karen activist prompts concern

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A Thai court will decide this week whether to give embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to defend herself against charges of abuse of power, accusations that could bring her down, or whether to move swiftly to a verdict. The fate of Yingluck and her government will determine the course of politics in Thailand which is…

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'Thai politicians threatening farmers'

'Thai politicians threatening farmers'

THAILAND – Some farmers have dropped suits against the government for failing to pay them under the controversial rice-pledging scheme, Law Society of Thailand vice-president Sunthorn Payak has said. The LST has been providing legal assistance to farmers, who have also received financial support from the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee. The PDRC received Bt25 million in …

'Thai politicians threatening farmers'

Southerners participate in writing contest

Southerners participate in writing contest

The Culture Ministry’s Office of Contemporary Art And Culture (OCAC) has trained youths and members of the public from the southern border provinces in professional prose writing and also got them to take part in a writing contest titled “Good things in our homes”.

Southerners participate in writing contest