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Muay Thai justice for brawlers seen as a rights violation

Muay Thai justice for brawlers seen as a rights violation

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday said Buriram Football Club president Newin Chidchob’s idea to bring on stage the youngsters, who had reportedly been fist fighting during the club’s Songkran celebrations, to fight with professional Muay Thai boxers, was a rights violation.

Muay Thai justice for brawlers seen as a rights violation

Police ‘must be more proactive’

Police ‘must be more proactive’

National Police chief Pol General Adul Saengsingkaew yesterday called for police operations to become more proactive as well as emphasise human rights, justice and equality.

Police ‘must be more proactive’

International Rock Climbers and Tourists to Join a Rock Climbing Contest in Krabi

International Rock Climbers and Tourists to Join a Rock Climbing Contest in Krabi

A number of international rock climbers, enthusiasts, and tourists are expected join the upcoming sixth Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest, to be held in the southern province of Krabi.

International Rock Climbers and Tourists to Join a Rock Climbing Contest in Krabi

School lauded for installing condom dispenser

School lauded for installing condom dispenser

Ban Wang Daeng School in Sa Kaew’s Wan Nam Yen district was recently hailed for cutting down on young pregnancies by installing a condom dispensing machine.

School lauded for installing condom dispenser

Thais forget their woes

Thais forget their woes

SUTHEP, YINGLUCK TAKE A BREAK TO CELEBRATE WITH THEIR SUPPORTERS

Thais forget their woes

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Car bombs in the far South: 40 over past decade

Car bombs in the far South: 40 over past decade

In the 10-plus years since 2004 up till last Sunday, when there were multiple explosions in Yala, the far South has seen a total of 40 car bomb attacks. Narathiwat has had the highest number with 21 blasts.

Car bombs in the far South: 40 over past decade

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Scrap-yard owner could face jail if rules violated

Scrap-yard owner could face jail if rules violated

The owner of a scrap-metal shop which was ripped apart by a huge explosion that killed eight workers earlier this month will be penalised if found to be in violation of occupational safety regulations.

Scrap-yard owner could face jail if rules violated

Mass media must avoid polarising society, US forum told

Mass media must avoid polarising society, US forum told

The mass media tends to be better at presenting issues in an adversarial and technocratic manner, rather than aiding public debate of complex issues like politics in a way that avoids polarisation, a meeting of international journalists, editors and media experts hosted by Kettering Foundation in the US concluded.

Mass media must avoid polarising society, US forum told

Songkran Festival is Celebrated in All Parts of Thailand

Songkran Festival is Celebrated in All Parts of Thailand

Many foreigners are joining Thai people in celebrating Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year, which features colorful cultural programs in various parts of the country.

Songkran Festival is Celebrated in All Parts of Thailand

Joint effort launched to make ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of Songkran holiday safer

Joint effort launched to make ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of Songkran holiday safer

With the festive Songkran mood in the air, organisations from various sectors have come together to make the upcoming holiday “safe and happy” for everyone.

Joint effort launched to make ‘Seven Dangerous Days’ of Songkran holiday safer