Ms. Pannika apologizes for her inappropriate act

Ms. Pannika apologizes for her inappropriate act

Highlights
  • PM cannot attend cabinet or summit due to legal technicality – Piyabutr

    Future Forward party secretary-general Piyabutr Saengkanokkul has accused Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha of violating the Constitution by chairing cabinet meetings last week and yesterday (June 18th). In his Facebook post yesterday he said that General Prayut was appointed the post-election prime minister by a Royal Command dated June 9th, in accordance...
  • Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts

    TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan’s northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings. The magnitude 6.4 quake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), lasted for as long as 20 seconds and damage...
  • Hong Kong leader says sorry again after fury at extradition bill

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized again on Tuesday and said she had heard the people “loud and clear” after some of the most violent protests in the Chinese-ruled city against an extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed. The bill would allow case-by-case extraditions...
  • Economy, charter changes, graft to test Democrat-Palang Pracharat ties

    This week's introduction of the Democrat Party's "Avengers" team was not just a PR stunt by a reeling political camp seeking to capitalize on a big movie hype. It was also a stern message to the ruling party, Palang Pracharat, which wants to take key control of the economy but...
  • Weatherman warns of heavy rains in most parts of Thailand

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) is forecasting more rain today (June 16th) due to a strengthening southwestern monsoon over the Andaman Sea and a low pressure cell covering northern Vietnam, predicting worsening conditions until June 21st as the southwestern monsoon will intensify while southeasterly winds prevail over the northeast. Isolated...
  • Cabinet lists from all coalition parties now in PM’s hands

    All the coalition parties, as well as the core party Palang Pracharat, have submitted their cabinet lists to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for consideration. Sources close to Palang Pracharat said today that, of all the cabinet lists already received, the Prime Minister had reservations about Uthai Thani MP Chada Thaiseth,...
Army chief recommends listening to an old Thai song ‘Kilet Manoot’

Army chief recommends listening to an old Thai song ‘Kilet Manoot’

Over 4,500 endangered baby turtles seized from passenger van in Tak province

Over 4,500 endangered baby turtles seized from passenger van in Tak province

Fast and furious business

Fast and furious business

Islamic leaders to consider asking Malaysia to crack down on human trafficking networks

Islamic leaders to consider asking Malaysia to crack down on human trafficking networ...

Wissanu expects new cabinet to start work after 34th ASEAN Summit

Wissanu expects new cabinet to start work after 34th ASEAN Summit

Ms. Pannika apologizes for her inappropriate act

Ms. Pannika apologizes for her inappropriate act

Over 4,500 endangered baby turtles seized from passenger van in Tak province

Over 4,500 endangered baby turtles seized from passenger van in Tak province

Thai man and Myanmar crew paid to take 65 Rohingya to third country via Thailand

Thai man and Myanmar crew paid to take 65 Rohingya to third country via Thailand

Islamic leaders to consider asking Malaysia to crack down on human trafficking networks

Islamic leaders to consider asking Malaysia to crack down on human trafficking networ...

Army chief recommends listening to an old Thai song ‘Kilet Manoot’

Army chief recommends listening to an old Thai song ‘Kilet Manoot’

Wissanu expects new cabinet to start work after 34th ASEAN Summit

Wissanu expects new cabinet to start work after 34th ASEAN Summit

Profiles

Prem Tinsulanonda: Man who let his action do the talking

For someone whose name was largely associated with “half-baked democracy”, to be generally accepted as a “statesman” is unique. Privy...
He defied all political odds, beat off two coup attempts, survived four assassination bids, and yet was credited for presiding over one of Thailand’s major economic strides.

Politics

Ms. Pannika apologizes for her inappropriate act

Future Forward party spokeswoman, Ms. Pannika “Chor” Wanich, today expressed regret and offered an apology for what she admitted was...

Food and Travel

Borderline Delicacies in Udon Thani

By Ohhappybear Whatever you might have known about Thai-Esan cuisines, the pictures started to blur when, maybe it’s my imagination,...

Business

Australian mining firm hopeful new industry minister can help settle conflict

Australian-based mining company, Kingsgate Consolidate Limited, is hoping that it will be able to hold talks with Thailand’s new industry...

Highlights of the week

Economy, charter changes, graft to test Democrat-Palang Pracharat ties

This week's introduction of the Democrat Party's "Avengers" team was not just a PR stunt by a reeling political camp...
The Democrats are arguably the biggest kingmaker, despite their humiliating election loss.

Political Pulse

Cabinet formation situation “stabilised”: PM

Tuesday, June 18, 2019: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-0-cha has given an assurance that the situation concerning the formation of his...
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