Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Highlights
  • Thanathorn may attend parliament opening and 1st House meeting

    Embattled Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit can attend the formal opening of parliament today, presided over by His Majesty the King in the conference hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Secretary-general of the House of Representatives, Mr. Sorasak Pienwech, said that his office has yet to receive a...
  • Trump says ‘dangerous’ Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal

    WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant “very dangerous.” Washington last week effectively banned U.S. firms from doing business with...
  • Defiant Thanathorn rejects court order, vows to pursue prime minister’s post

    A defiant Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit announced Thursday night that he disagreed with the Constitutional Court’s order to suspend his parliamentary membership and vowed to press ahead with his pursuit of the prime minister’s position in the new parliament. Speaking at a media conference, held at the party’s head office a few...
  • Thai youth to join worldwide climate protests tomorrow

    Thai youth will tomorrow (Friday) join their brothers and sisters in more than 100 countries to launch a worldwide climate strike and protest to put pressure on their respective governments to take concrete action to address global warming. “Skip classes and offices to join the protest” is the campaign message...
7 days of Coronation celebration kick off nationwide

7 days of Coronation celebration kick off nationwide

Public participation clean solar energy project launched

Public participation clean solar energy project launched

Thais in Indonesia advised to avoid protest sites for their safety 

Thais in Indonesia advised to avoid protest sites for their safety 

PM Modi stuns opposition with ‘massive’ election win

PM Modi stuns opposition with ‘massive’ election win

Thai films steadily spread soft power across the region

Thai films steadily spread soft power across the region

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Thais in Indonesia advised to avoid protest sites for their safety 

Thais in Indonesia advised to avoid protest sites for their safety 

7 days of Coronation celebration kick off nationwide

7 days of Coronation celebration kick off nationwide

PM Modi stuns opposition with ‘massive’ election win

PM Modi stuns opposition with ‘massive’ election win

Public participation clean solar energy project launched

Public participation clean solar energy project launched

Thai films steadily spread soft power across the region

Thai films steadily spread soft power across the region

Profiles

Admirers hope Piyabutr is not “too fast to live” kind

Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, secretary-general of the Future Forward Party, is travelling at the speed of light politically. A virtual nobody last...
Ever since he decided to plunge into politics, Piyabutr Saengkanokkul of the Future Forward Party has been getting both bouquets and brickbats. But even his admirers cannot help wondering whether he is moving too fast.

Asean

Thais in Indonesia advised to avoid protest sites for their safety 

Thai citizens in Indonesia have been warned by the Thai embassy in Jakarta to exercise extreme caution when travelling around...

Politics

Thanathorn may attend parliament opening and 1st House meeting

Embattled Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit can attend the formal opening of parliament today, presided over by His Majesty...

Food and Travel

Khao Soi at Somewhere Far Far Away

There is always an allure of a place far, far away. Many times, we are just not too happy with...

Business

Trump says ‘dangerous’ Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within...

Highlights of the week

Good news, bad news in Thanathorn’s latest controversy

By his own admission, Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has loaned his political party about Bt110 million. The fact that...
A new loan controversy has added to a pile of charges facing Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, the firebrand leader of Future Forward Party

Political Pulse

Ordeals of Mingkwan, Thanathorn strengthen Prayut’s hand

Thursday, May 23, 2019: The leaders of two parties in the Pheu Thai alliance have suffered big, separate setbacks. Mingkwan...
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