Govt holds key to poll bill fate

Govt holds key to poll bill fate

All eyes will be on whether an election bill that would provide small political parties with a greater chance to win list-MP seats can pass the third and final reading in parliament today.

05:36
Cannabis sales on Khao San Rd ‘illegal’

Cannabis sales on Khao San Rd ‘illegal’

The sale of cannabis and cannabis products by street vendors is illegal and if the rule is violated, it is the police’s job to take criminal action against the offenders.

05:42

Koh Samui welcomes govt plans

Surat Thani: Tourism business operators on Koh Samui are urging the government to connect Khanom district in Nakhon Si Thammarat province to Koh Samui via a bridge.

06:16
Koh Samui welcomes govt plans
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Depression debate

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06:16

Koh Samui welcomes govt plans

Surat Thani: Tourism business operators on Koh Samui are urging the government to connect Khanom district in Nakhon Si Thammarat province to Koh Samui via a bridge.

06:16
Koh Samui welcomes govt plans
06:00

Woman held for rubber stock theft

Trang: A former manager of local cooperative has been detained by the court for allegedly stealing rubber stock worth more than 300 million baht.

06:00
05:58

New plan to allow later boozing draws flak

Allowing pubs to open until 4am in some tourist provinces will only increase casualties from alcohol-related causes, says the Centre of Alcohol Studies of Maha Sarakham University's Faculty of Pharmacy.

05:58
05:55

Science fairs to benefit youth

The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research, and Innovation is encouraging young people to attend two science and technology fairs this month and use their scientific knowledge and competencies outside classrooms.

05:55
05:54

EEC schemes to get govt hurry-up

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will today chair a meeting of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Policy Committee to follow up on progress in investment projects.

05:54
05:51

New climate policy fails to sway critics

The government is setting out major bureaucratic reforms with the introduction of the Climate Change Act and the founding of the Department of Climate Change.

05:51
New climate policy fails to sway critics
05:49

More rain forecast in North

Parts of six northern provinces are still under water as a result of heavy rain brought by tropical storm Mulan — now downgraded to a tropical depression over Vietnam — the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said yesterday.

05:49
05:44

RTAF launches 'Falcon Strike 2022'

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) launched a 12-day joint air exercise, codenamed Falcon Strike 2022, with its Chinese counterpart in Udon Thani yesterday.

05:44
RTAF launches 'Falcon Strike 2022'
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Hong Kong bans film over one-second scene showing 2014 protest

Hong Kong censors have banned an award-winning animation from being shown over a one-second scene depicting the 2014 pro-democracy protests, local media reported, in the latest sign of free speech curbs in the finance hub.

12 Aug 2022 8

Depression debate

A new study on depression is causing fierce debate in the scientific community, as doubts are raised about a chemical link, leading to questions about the value of antidepressants.

11 Aug 2022 26

Sex tourism: When conscience takes a vacation

A lot of travellers are looking for erotic adventures abroad — and are willing to pay for them. But many tourist destinations have shied away from addressing the issue.

11 Aug 2022 15