Alongkorn hits back at Sudarat for accusing the Democrats of betrayal

Alongkorn hits back at Sudarat for accusing the Democrats of betrayal

Highlights
  • Thai statesman General Prem dies at the age of 98

    President of the Privy Council General Prem Tinsulanonda died this morning of heart failure at Phra Mongkut hospital.  He was 98 years old.   General Prem was rushed to hospital from his Sisao Thewet residence by a military aide at about 5am for emergency treatment, but he was pronounced dead...
  • Democrat advisory chief Chuan elected House speaker

    The Democrat party’s chief advisor Chuan Leekpai has been elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, receiving 258 votes.  The other contender, Mr. Sompong Amornvivat of the Pheu Thai party, received just 235 votes. Mr. Leekpai was nominated by Palang Pracharat party-list MP Natthaphon Teepsuwan, whereas Sompong was nominated by...
  • House first meeting marred by protests and boos

    The first meeting of the House of Representatives was anything but smooth and orderly as it was marred by protests and boos from several MPs, who were apparently venting their pent-up frustration after being gagged for the past five years under the junta’s rule. The first sign of disorder emerged...
  • HM King presides over opening of parliament

    His Majesty the King today presided over the inaugural session of Parliament and urged legislators to perform their duty with responsibility and honesty. Newly-elected MPs and senators attended the brief opening session held at the Foreign Ministry.  The new Parliament building is still under construction. In his opening address, His...
Bikers stage last ‘Rolling Thunder’ to honor missing US soldiers

Bikers stage last ‘Rolling Thunder’ to honor missing US soldiers

Phetchabun people oppose renewed gold exploration

Phetchabun people oppose renewed gold exploration

PCD officials search for source of chemicals after fire at Laem Chabang port

PCD officials search for source of chemicals after fire at Laem Chabang port

Poll shows most Thais believe political division is insoluble

Poll shows most Thais believe political division is insoluble

Thai films steadily spread soft power across the region

Thai films steadily spread soft power across the region

Alongkorn hits back at Sudarat for accusing the Democrats of betrayal

Alongkorn hits back at Sudarat for accusing the Democrats of betrayal

PCD officials search for source of chemicals after fire at Laem Chabang port

PCD officials search for source of chemicals after fire at Laem Chabang port

Bikers stage last ‘Rolling Thunder’ to honor missing US soldiers

Bikers stage last ‘Rolling Thunder’ to honor missing US soldiers

Poll shows most Thais believe political division is insoluble

Poll shows most Thais believe political division is insoluble

Phetchabun people oppose renewed gold exploration

Phetchabun people oppose renewed gold exploration

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.

Politics

Poll shows most Thais believe political division is insoluble

A slim majority of the Thai people believe that political polarization will continue after the new government is in place...

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

Who’s going to lose their job?

The possibility of humans being defeated by an android does not only exist in the movie. Earlier this year, Ministry...

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

Pheu Thai alliance loses again

Sunday, May 26, 2019: The margin of defeat is narrow, but the Pheu Thai camp's failure in its bid to...
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