Why are red-shirts so silent on corruption?
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:45:00 +0700
"No to corrupt government" is the message on banners hung from buildings at most state-run hospitals and health offices across the country. This is a public statement by the country’s medical professionals about where they stand on the scourge of corruption during the worst political divide this country has ever experienced.
Teerat gripes at service on THAI flights
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:47:00 +0700
The management of Thai Airways International (THAI) is investigating alleged maltreatment after a complaint by caretaker government spokesman Teerat Ratanasevi on his recent trips aboard THAI flights between Thailand and Japan.
Thaksin hits out at Pheu Thai cowards
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:41:00 +0700
Thaksin Shinawatra has accused “smart and able’’ elements within the Pheu Thai Party of doing nothing to help his younger sister Yingluck Shinawatra and her caretaker government during what he described as a “tough situation”, a party source said on Monday.
Fake passengers bought tickets at Pattaya agents
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:36:00 +0700
Thai authorities have discovered that the tickets of two people who travelled on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 using the stolen passports of an Italian and an Austian were been bought together from two travel agencies in Pattaya.
Airline's lack of information angers relatives
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:30:00 +0700
The anguished hours had turned into a day and a half. Fed up with awaiting word on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, relatives of passengers in Beijing lashed out at the carrier with a handwritten ultimatum and an impromptu news conference.
Grenades found near Suthep's home
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:13:00 +0700
Two unexploded M79 grenades were found near the house of anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) leader Suthep Thaugsuban in Bangkok's Thawi Watthana district on Monday.
Thawil's protest links 'threaten' national security
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:07:00 +0700
Government security adviser Surapong Tovichakchaikul has said he will struggle to work with Thawil Pliensri when he is reinstated secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), as ordered by the Supreme Administrative Court on Friday.
Malaysia plane probe narrows on mid-air disintegration
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:40:00 +0700
KUALA LUMPUR - Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner with 239 people on board are narrowing the focus of their inquiries on the possibility that it disintegrated mid-flight, a senior source said on Sunday.
FPO floats new plan
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:03:00 +0700
The Finance Ministry's Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) is floating the idea of a negative income tax system as a better approach than populist policies to addressing poverty.
We’re not all bad, says ex-protest guard
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:11:00 +0700
While People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) secretary-general Suthep Thaugsuban has been hailed as a hero by his supporters, the PDRC guards have not emerged in a favourable light after months of anti-government street rallies.
Exploring Chon Buri
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:57:00 +0700
The school holidays are coming and the ensuing chaos at home may soon be driving parents to look for a good day out with their family.
Cultural fair in Suphan Buri
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:55:00 +0700
Until tomorrow, “Fostering the Ties of Tai People in Asean” fair will take place at the U Thong National Museum in Suphan Buri, from noon to 4pm.
Otop outlets to open
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:53:00 +0700
The Community Development Department has invested 120 million baht to open three Otop outlets under expressways in Bangkok.
Koh Klang: A world away
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:48:00 +0700
Around this time of the year, many beaches in Krabi start to resemble the photographs of Andreas Gursky — mobbed with tourists. The New York Times recently named the southern province on the Andaman coast one of the “52 places to go in 2014”.
Thais should bend, not break
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:37:00 +0700
Despite years of continuous attempts to instil the desire for a ‘‘new Thai state’’ in its members, the Red Shirts’ recent open threat to separate the North and the Northeast from the Kingdom of Thailand turned out to be a fatal blooper.
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 00:26:00 +0700
The noise made by the engine of the long-tail boat was so familiar that, if I were to close my eyes for a moment, I could easily pretend I was drifting along some quiet stretch of the Chao Phraya. But the river I’m on is actually in southern Vietnam. It’s called the Can Tho, the same name as the province it runs through and its main town, the largest in the Mekong delta.
Free WiFi everywhere at main airports from April
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:12:00 +0700
Free WiFi will be available in all corners of six major airport terminals from April, Airports of Thailand (AoT) Plc said on Wednesday.
Cambodia considers in-flight visa
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:09:00 +0700
PHNOM PENH — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday his government wants to make it easier for Japanese travellers to visit Cambodia by introducing in-flight processing of tourist visas.