Deputy Agriculture Minister Manunya fighting alone to have 3 herbicides banned

Deputy Agriculture Minister Manunya fighting alone to have 3 herbicides banned

Highlights
  • Hong Kong leader says public dialogue aimed at easing tensions to begin next week

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s leader said on Tuesday that she would engage directly with her governing team in a dialogue with the community next week, while reiterating calls for an end to the violence that has roiled the city for over three months. Carrie Lam said the first...
  • Giant panda Chuang Chuang dies at Chiang Mai zoo of unknown cause

    Chuang Chuang, the giant panda at Chiang Mai’s zoo, which has been the star attraction at the zoo for the past 16 years, died this afternoon of an, as yet, unknown cause. The zoo director, Mr. Wutthichai Muangmun, said the 19-year old male panda, died at about 4.30pm today. He...
  • Energy Policy Board to discuss contingency plan to cope with global oil situation

    Thailand’s Energy Policy Board has scheduled a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss measures to cushion the impacts from oil price increases on the cost of living, following drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s major oil installations over the weekend. The attacks stopped about half of the Saudi oil industry’s production...
  • Iran rejects U.S. claim it was behind Saudi oil strikes, says ready for war

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies and warned on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were in the range of its missiles.  Yemen’s Houthi group claimed responsibility...
  • Pope Francis to visit Thailand November 20-23

    His Holiness Pope Francis will visit Thailand from November 20th to 23rd at the invitation of the Thai government and the Catholic Church in Thailand before heading to Japan, Archbishop Paul Tschang in-Nam, the Vatican’s diplomatic representative in Thailand announced today (Friday). The Holy See Press Office in the Vatican...
Future of energy: What Thailand can learn from Finland, Denmark

Future of energy: What Thailand can learn from Finland, Denmark

FTI hopes for further cut in policy interest rate to tame strong Baht

FTI hopes for further cut in policy interest rate to tame strong Baht

Arisman’s wife sentenced to 2 months in prison for concealing assets

Arisman’s wife sentenced to 2 months in prison for concealing assets

Thailand’s inflation rate may increase as oil prices surge after Saudi drone attacks

Thailand’s inflation rate may increase as oil prices surge after Saudi drone at...

Future Forward spokeswoman’s remarks about charter draw flak

Future Forward spokeswoman’s remarks about charter draw flak

Deputy Agriculture Minister Manunya fighting alone to have 3 herbicides banned

Deputy Agriculture Minister Manunya fighting alone to have 3 herbicides banned

Arisman’s wife sentenced to 2 months in prison for concealing assets

Arisman’s wife sentenced to 2 months in prison for concealing assets

Future of energy: What Thailand can learn from Finland, Denmark

Future of energy: What Thailand can learn from Finland, Denmark

Thailand’s inflation rate may increase as oil prices surge after Saudi drone attacks

Thailand’s inflation rate may increase as oil prices surge after Saudi drone at...

FTI hopes for further cut in policy interest rate to tame strong Baht

FTI hopes for further cut in policy interest rate to tame strong Baht

Future Forward spokeswoman’s remarks about charter draw flak

Future Forward spokeswoman’s remarks about charter draw flak

Asean Summit 2019

ARF discussed cooperation on security issues

Foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their counterparts from world powers including the United States,...

Asean

Indonesia unveils site of new capital on Borneo island

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia on Monday revealed the long-awaited site for its new $33-billion capital on the forested island of...

Politics

Opposition promises hard time for PM in tomorrow’s debate

The opposition has promised a hard time for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha during the Opposition debate in the House tomorrow...

Food and Travel

Heirloom Delicacies from the Heart of Bangkok

Creativity knows no boundaries. And leftover could be turned into a new, tasty, hearty dish. Case in point is the...

Business

Energy Policy Board to discuss contingency plan to cope with global oil situation

Thailand’s Energy Policy Board has scheduled a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss measures to cushion the impacts from oil...

Highlights of the week

Facts and floods hamper “oath-taking” offensive

It was a Constitution that was born thanks to Prayut Chan-o-cha’s coup and virtually promoted by him and his military-backed...
The opposition hopes to pillory Prime Minister Prayut in the upcoming debate on the oath-taking controversy. But it may end up wasting its precious ammunition

Political Pulse

Korn, Chadchart deny defection report

Tuesday, September 17, 2019: A shocking report has been nipped in the bud. Democrat Korn Chatikavanij and Pheu Thai's Chadchart...
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