POPE FRANCIS MEETS THE LEADERS OF CHRITIAN DENOMINATIONS AND OTHER RELIGIONS AT CHULALONGKORN UNIVERSITY

PM praises Pope Francis for his contributions to human kind

PM praises Pope Francis for his contributions to human kind

Highlights
  • Thailand’s ranking among 20 top marine polluters improves from 6th to 10th place

    Thailand’s ranking among the 20 biggest international contributors to marine plastic waste has improved by four places from sixth to tenth, thanks to the government’s initiatives and the voluntary efforts of the private sector and the public in cutting back on the use of single-use plastic bags and Styrofoam containers....
  • 70 aftershocks followed Thursday’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Laos

    About 70 aftershocks were recorded after the 6.4ML earthquake struck Xayaboury province in the Laos PDR yesterday. The quake damaged 65 houses in the Chalerm Phrakiat district of Thailand’s northern province of Nan, the Meteorological Department reported today (Friday). Officials of Chalerm Phrakiat district said that cracks appeared on the...
  • Pope condemns exploitation of women, children for sex

    Pope Francis condemned on Thursday the exploitation of women and children for prostitution in Thailand, which is notorious for its sex tourism, saying the violence, abuse and enslavement they suffer are evils that must be uprooted.   Francis, on the first full day of his visit to mainly Buddhist Thailand,...
  • Catholics and Buddhists can live as “good neighbours” – Pope Francis

    Pope Francis met the Buddhist Supreme Patriarch of Thailand Thursday morning and confirmed the Church’s commitment to open and respectful dialogue in the service of peace. After meeting with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and addressing senior Thai government officials, civic and religious leaders and members of the diplomatic corps at...
  • Constitutional Court disqualifies Thanathorn as MP

    Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit, leader of the Future Forward Party, has lost his MPs status after the Constitutional Court found him guilty of violating the Constitution by still holding shares in a media company when he registered to run in the March election. Legal experts said the ruling paves the way for...
False killer whale beached in Pattaya has died

False killer whale beached in Pattaya has died

Hong Kong hospitals find themselves on protest frontlines

Hong Kong hospitals find themselves on protest frontlines

MRT board approves discounts for Blue and Purple line off-peak travel

MRT board approves discounts for Blue and Purple line off-peak travel

Permits for export of stocks of three banned chemicals to be issued

Permits for export of stocks of three banned chemicals to be issued

Two suspected insurgents killed in shootout with security forces in Pattani

Two suspected insurgents killed in shootout with security forces in Pattani

PM praises Pope Francis for his contributions to human kind

PM praises Pope Francis for his contributions to human kind

False killer whale beached in Pattaya has died

False killer whale beached in Pattaya has died

Hong Kong hospitals find themselves on protest frontlines

Hong Kong hospitals find themselves on protest frontlines

MRT board approves discounts for Blue and Purple line off-peak travel

MRT board approves discounts for Blue and Purple line off-peak travel

Permits for export of stocks of three banned chemicals to be issued

Permits for export of stocks of three banned chemicals to be issued

Two suspected insurgents killed in shootout with security forces in Pattani

Two suspected insurgents killed in shootout with security forces in Pattani

ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2019

Russia is ready to assist ASEAN to develop digital economy

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has pledged to cooperate with ASEAN in the exchange of knowledge and technology to help...

Asean Summit 2019

PM refuses ex-Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy entry into Thailand

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has made clear that Cambodia’s former opposition leader Sam Rainsy will be refused entry to...

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Asean

70 aftershocks followed Thursday’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Laos

About 70 aftershocks were recorded after the 6.4ML earthquake struck Xayaboury province in the Laos PDR yesterday. The quake damaged...

Politics

Hong Kong hospitals find themselves on protest frontlines

HONG KONG(Reuters) - Hong Kong’s public hospitals, long known for professionalism, have become a new front in the anti-government protests...

Food and Travel

Shaved Ice and Thai-Style Granita

As a confessed history buff, I couldn’t help looking around into what we have to eat, seeking possible linkages between...

Business

MRT board approves discounts for Blue and Purple line off-peak travel

The board of Metropolitan Rapid Transit, owner of MRT lines in Bangkok and its suburbs, has agreed to reduce fares...

Highlights of the week

Future Forward sails into heavier storms

As many analysts, detractors, opponents and insiders say, the Constitution Court’s Wednesday verdict against Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, stripping him of his...
The ruling by the Constitutional Court is most likely to be only the beginning of a long legal battle that will eventually determine Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit’s political future.

Political Pulse

Thanathorn’s fresh problems start immediately

Friday, November 22, 2019: A well-known political activist who has been campaigning against the Future Forward Party is following up...
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