The Bangkok decider

The Bangkok decider

After nine long years, the 4.4 million voters in Bangkok finally get their chance to elect a governor from a diverse pool of candidates.

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Judicial precedent 'needed'

Judicial precedent 'needed'

Today eight years ago the military toppled the Pheu Thai Party-led government. Former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva shares his thoughts on those who can prevent another military coup.

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Police pair probed over 'head stomp'

Two police officers in Nakhon Pathom face a probe after a video showing one of them kicking two handcuffed teenagers, stomping on their heads and beating them with a belt went viral online.

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Police pair probed over 'head stomp'

'It's possible'

The Public Health Ministry has given a loose time frame for when it will decide upon dropping the Thailand Pass for foreigners, Public Health Minister Anutin says.

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'It's possible'
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Thai, Japanese animation rooted in nationalism

Despite similarities in attachment to religious faith and openness to foreign influence, Thai and Japanese animation for teens feature contrasting protagonists and therefore reflect different kinds of nationalism, students of children's literature found.

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It's gonna be all right, Taylor Swift tells NYU graduates

Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University on Wednesday and told graduates that everything would be all right, echoing the sentiments of her hit single Shake It Off.

20 May 2022 1

Guitar that broke up Oasis sells for B14mn

Noel Gallagher's Gibson guitar, which was broken in 2009 at the same time as the British group Oasis imploded, sold for €385,500 (14 million baht) at an auction in Paris on Tuesday.

20 May 2022
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Judicial precedent 'needed' to prevent coups

Today eight years ago the military toppled the Pheu Thai Party-led government. Former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva shares his thoughts on those who can prevent another military coup.

06:00
Judicial precedent 'needed'
05:00

The Bangkok decider

After nine long years, the 4.4 million voters in Bangkok finally get their chance to elect a governor from a diverse pool of candidates.

05:00
The Bangkok decider
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Further boost mooted for night venues

The government will consider further easing restrictions to allow nightlife entertainment venues to reopen in high surveillance "yellow zones", according to Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.

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Ministry: Don't work in India on wrong visa

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned Thais who want to work in massage and spa businesses in India to apply for the right visa or they may encounter legal problems there.

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Russia eager to see trade top $10bn with Thailand

Russia is adamant about its push for bilateral trade with Thailand reaching US$10 billion (330 billion baht) a year after showing strong interest in investing in the kingdom, says Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit.

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Police pair probed over 'head stomp'

Two police officers in Nakhon Pathom face a probe after a video showing one of them kicking two handcuffed teenagers, stomping on their heads and beating them with a belt went viral online.

04:00
Police pair probed over 'head stomp'
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South line boosts power supply

The state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is operating its first 500-kilovolt (kV) high-voltage transmission line to the South to boost power security to the region and aid the post-pandemic economic recovery.

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21 May 2022

Fire guts paint factory in Chon Buri

Two employees suffered burns, one seriously, when a fire broke out at an industrial paint and thinner factory in Muang district of Chon Buri on Saturday afternoon.

21 May 2022
Fire guts paint factory in Chon Buri
MOST RECENT LIFE

Thai, Japanese animation rooted in nationalism

Despite similarities in attachment to religious faith and openness to foreign influence, Thai and Japanese animation for teens feature contrasting protagonists and therefore reflect different kinds of nationalism, students of children's literature found.

20 May 2022 7

It's gonna be all right, Taylor Swift tells NYU graduates

Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University on Wednesday and told graduates that everything would be all right, echoing the sentiments of her hit single Shake It Off.

20 May 2022 1

Guitar that broke up Oasis sells for B14mn

Noel Gallagher's Gibson guitar, which was broken in 2009 at the same time as the British group Oasis imploded, sold for €385,500 (14 million baht) at an auction in Paris on Tuesday.

20 May 2022