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Highlights
  • Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi died after fight in consulate

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Saturday preliminary results of investigations showed US-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after a fight with people he met there, state media reported. “The investigations are still underway and 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested,” a statement from...
  • Coup remarks only “worst case scenario”: Supreme commander 

    Supreme Commander Gen Pornpipat Benyasri today tried to allay fears of a military intervention after the general elections expected early next year. He said if all parties concerned try to prevent the country from plunging into chaos, then nobody should be worried about what the military would do. The supreme...
Depression to hit Prachuab Khiri Khan today
Wild Boar boys and their coach have 22 film offers awaiting approval
Ceremony held at Tham Luang to mark 100th day of the death of “Ja Sam”
PM Prayut calls for “forward-looking” relationship with Europe
Thailand’s Nation Brand ranking drops two spots this year to 31th  

Profiles

From anti-rice pledging scheme crusader to Democrat leadership challenger

Few people believe Warong Dechgitvigrom could dethrone Abhisit Vejjajiva in the Democrat Party’s leadership battle, but flying under the radar...
Warong Dechgitvigrom shot to fame with his crusade against the controversial rice-pledging scheme of the Yingluck government. Now he has thrown down his gaunlet to challenge Abhisit Vejjajiva for the Democrat leadership. A victory by...

Asean

Similan-Surin islands to reopen for visitors from Monday 

The Similan-Surin islands, popular tourist attractions in the Andaman sea, will be reopened to visitors as of Monday October 15,...

Politics

Overwhelming support for decriminalizing marijuana for medical purpose

An overwhelming number of people have voiced support for decriminalizing the use of kanja (marijuana) for research and development for...

General

Depression to hit Prachuab Khiri Khan today

A depression with wind speed at its epic-centre averaging 55 km/h was to make landfall in the southern province of...

Business

Sudarat affirms Phue Thai’s stance against pro-regime camp

Key Pheu Thai Party figure, Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, has insisted the party would not be ready to work with Gen...

Highlights of the week

“Iron Lady” is off the blocks, again…but will she make it?

Sudarat Keyuraphan had always been tipped to become Thailand’s first female prime minister, until Yingluck Shinawatra came along. Now, the...
Veteran politician Sudarat Keyuraphan is once again emerging as a potential candidate to lead the trouble-plagued Pheu Thai Party. The “Iron Lady” of Thai politics has to overcome the hurdle first before she can dream...

Political Pulse

Thaksin, Army chief slammed for trying to be logical

Friday, October 19, 2018: It was a relatively calm day in politics, despite statements by the new Army chief and...
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