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Highlights
  • Amnesty International strips Suu Kyi of ‘conscience’ award

    YANGON (Reuters) - Amnesty International has withdrawn its most prestigious human rights prize from Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing the Myanmar leader of perpetuating human rights abuses by not speaking out about violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority. Once hailed as a champion in the fight for democracy, Suu Kyi...
  • Anti-graft body launches fresh probe into scandalous rice deals

    The National Anti-Corruption Commission has launched a fresh investigation into rice deals committed under the government of former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra which were suspected to be plagued with corruption. NACC chairman Pol Gen Watcharaphol Prasarnratchakit said Monday that two subcommittees responsible for the investigation have found out there were...
EU delegation to Thailand issues clarification on poll observers
The pros and cons of Pheu Thai’s “satellite” strategy
Pieces of history and art from Berlin to Bangkok
“Nong Milk” wins drone racing championship in Hong Kong
Law amended to allow assets management firms to manage non-performing assets

Profiles

Vichai, an unlikely legend of football

“This puts football into perspective”. A famous line among those involved in the world’s most popular sport when a human...
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was directly involved in one of the modern-day biggest football fairytales, overseeing the most unimaginable rise of a club. No wonder then that Leicester City describes him as a “great man”.

Asean

FAA issues emergency directive on Boeing 737 Max after Lion Air crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday issued an emergency airworthiness directive on about 250 Boeing...

Politics

The pros and cons of Pheu Thai’s “satellite” strategy

On the one hand, it is brilliant for Pheu Thai to “branch out” in a bid to get more House...
On the surface, the strategy of branching out by Pheu Thai Party may sound a smart move. But with closer scrutiny, it also carries with it a major risk.

General

Park department agrees to scrap concrete road plan to Panern Thung  

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation has bowed to pressure from green groups by agreeing to scrap...

Business

Alibaba Singles’ Day smashes $25 billion sales record

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd smashed the 2017 record for its Singles’ Day sales event...

Highlights of the week

The pros and cons of Pheu Thai’s “satellite” strategy

On the one hand, it is brilliant for Pheu Thai to “branch out” in a bid to get more House...
On the surface, the strategy of branching out by Pheu Thai Party may sound a smart move. But with closer scrutiny, it also carries with it a major risk.

Political Pulse

Thanathorn: Thanks for all the flowers and bricks

Monday, November 12, 2018: It was another relatively quiet day. Political reporters paid a lot of attention to Sudarat Keyuraphan's...
Political Pulse is a regular update of important political events leading to the Thai election. The snapshots will be on a daily basis, so plan your visit accordingly. Once a day is perfect.

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