1st Page Highlight Stories
Latest 24 hours
19 May 2013 : The reconciliation bill sponsored by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung is facing growing opposition as it would exonerate those responsible for the crackdown on the 2010 red shirt protests.
19 May 2013 : The Democrat Party has demanded the government review its water management scheme after the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) pointed to several alleged irregularities in some projects.
30 Mar 2013 : The Finance Ministry will ask the cabinet to approve a rice-pledging programme for the off-season crop.
30 Mar 2013 : Buoyed by the easy passage of its infrastructure financing bill, Pheu Thai hopes to carry the momentum into Parliament on Monday when senators and MPs begin their debate on constitutional amendments.
30 Mar 2013 : LAIZA, MYANMAR — When Myanmar's post-junta government took power two years ago vowing to bring democracy to one of the world's most repressed nations, Da Shi Naw was under no illusion his own life would improve any time soon.
30 Mar 2013 : North Korea on Saturday declared it was in a "state of war" with South Korea and warned Seoul and Washington that any provocation would swiftly escalate into an all-out nuclear conflict.
30 Mar 2013 : After two full days of heated debate, the House of Representatives last night voted to approve the first reading of the government's 2-trillion-baht infrastructure loan bill.
30 Mar 2013 : An army captain was killed and 14 soldiers wounded in an ambush that triggered a gunfight late yesterday afternoon in Narathiwat's Rueso district, police say.
30 Mar 2013 : KANCHANABURI: The Pollution Control Department (PCD) began removing lead-contaminated sediment from Klity village Friday, but says it only has the budget to complete half the task.
29 Mar 2013 : The Pheu Thai Party is in no hurry to get approval for its 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill, which could be four to five more months away from becoming law.
29 Mar 2013 : Insurgent leaders have one month to show the government that they can control southern militants by ordering them to avoid shooting civilians, says National Security Council (NSC) chief Paradorn Pattanatabut.
29 Mar 2013 : Four Russian sailors have finally reached Phuket after an epic first-of-its-kind voyage around the world on an inflatable catamaran, battling storms, broken equipment and, on one occasion, a shark that mistook one of the air-filled hulls for a whale.