Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

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  • Thaksin given 3-year imprisonment for Exim Bank’s loan to Myanmar

    The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Office has sentenced fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to three years in prison without suspension after finding him guilty of malfeasance in office for approving a 4-billion-baht low interest loan from the Thai Exim Bank to Myanmar for the purchase...
  • Election Commission to file charges against Thanathorn

    The Election Commission today decided to file charges against firebrand politician Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the leader of Future Forward Party, for violating the Constitution and the election law in connection with his holding of shares in a media company while registering for the March-24 election. In a statement issued this afternoon,...
  • What you should know about the Coronation Ceremony

    What: The Coronation of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebeyavarangkun Why: In countries where the monarchy is the head of state, the Coronation Ceremony is a rare event of great significance and importance, and this is certainly true in the Kingdom of Thailand. For hundreds of years the institution of...
  • Authorities backtrack on move to tax interest from bank deposits

    The Revenue Department has withdrawn a much-criticized demand for bank depositors to provide written consent to allow their banks to deduct tax on interest earned on deposits. Revenue Department spokesman Mr. Pensai Suraswadi said today that the department would issue a new announcement this week to exempt bank depositors, who...
Pheu Thai ready to form government after official poll results announced

Pheu Thai ready to form government after official poll results announced

Freak storm damages 1,000 houses, causes power outage in Chiang Mai 

Freak storm damages 1,000 houses, causes power outage in Chiang Mai 

Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’

Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’

Article 270 versus national government

Article 270 versus national government

Defence Ministry dismisses report on Gen Prawit’s wealth

Defence Ministry dismisses report on Gen Prawit’s wealth

Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

Maya Bay to stay closed for another 6 months

Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’

Probe shows Sri Lanka attacks ‘retaliation for Christchurch’

Pheu Thai ready to form government after official poll results announced

Pheu Thai ready to form government after official poll results announced

Article 270 versus national government

Article 270 versus national government

Freak storm damages 1,000 houses, causes power outage in Chiang Mai 

Freak storm damages 1,000 houses, causes power outage in Chiang Mai 

Defence Ministry dismisses report on Gen Prawit’s wealth

Defence Ministry dismisses report on Gen Prawit’s wealth

Profiles

Jurin steps into biggest limelight

If Jurin Laksanawisit is a footballer, he will be called a “utility player”. By that, he can help the team...
After having been overshadowed by the Democrat Party’s more prominent politicians, the time may have come for Jurin Laksanawisit to have to spotlight on himself.

Asean

Indonesia President Joko Widodo declares victory in presidential race

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo declared victory on Thursday in the race to lead the world’s third-largest democracy,...

Politics

Thaksin given 3-year imprisonment for Exim Bank’s loan to Myanmar

The Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Office has sentenced fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to three...

Food and Travel

Crispy Rubies for Dessert

There is no denying that we are quite smitten by listings. From the world’s best to the world’s most everything,...

Business

Authorities backtrack on move to tax interest from bank deposits

The Revenue Department has withdrawn a much-criticized demand for bank depositors to provide written consent to allow their banks to...

Highlights of the week

Article 270 versus national government

Over the past few days, calls for a “national government” have grown, but so are a group of constitutional interpreters...
If you think the idea of a “unity government” is an anachronism, how some politicians are interpreting Article 270 of the Constitution may sound even more bewildering.

Political Pulse

Thanathorn given 7 days to refute stock charges

Tuesday, April 23, 2019: Today is not a good day for one side of the political divide. After a three-year...
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