Temporary stay

Temporary stay

Former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, having fled his country and seen his Singapore visa expire, arrives in Thailand but won't be here for long, the government says.

11 Aug 2022 1
Election bill given one more chance

Election bill given one more chance

Parliament president Chuan Leekpai has called a special joint meeting of MPs and senators to be held on Monday, the last chance for lawmakers to review the amendment of an election bill that supports the use of the number 500 in calculating party-list seats.

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MOST RECENT LIFE

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 8

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 10

Olivia Newton-John to get state memorial in Australia

SYDNEY: Screen legend Olivia Newton-John will be honoured with a state memorial service in her adoptive homeland Australia, authorities said Thursday, touting an upbeat sendoff for the late Grammy-winning actress.

11 Aug 2022 1
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06:44

Most of nation 'will get Covid by year's end'

It should take about three years from the emergence of Covid-19 for it to infect most of Thailand's population, a virologist said citing past surveillance of the virus.

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Most of nation 'will get Covid by year's end'
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Quote of the day | Aug 10, 2022

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha speaks of Sri Lanka's ousted president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who is expected to arrive in Thailand on Thursday.

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Quote of the day | Aug 10, 2022
06:08

Amendment to election bill given one more chance

Parliament president Chuan Leekpai has called a special joint meeting of MPs and senators to be held on Monday, the last chance for lawmakers to review the amendment of an election bill that supports the use of the number 500 in calculating party-list seats.

06:08
Election bill given one more chance
06:00

Top trio aims to bow out 'together'

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon and Interior Minister Anupong Paojinda will bow out with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha if the Constitutional Court rules his eight-year term is over, forcing Gen Prayut's abrupt departure, Gen Anupong said.

06:00
05:00

Search to be 'stepped up'

Authorities are stepping up efforts to locate and bring back Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, to face punishment, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said yesterday.

05:00
05:00

Zoning map to shape city development

Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt has instructed relevant agencies to review the capital's 2024 zoning map, in a bid to promote development in the outskirts of the city.

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Anutin lauds NVI, backs Siam Bioscience

The Minister of Public Health has applauded the National Vaccine Institute (NVI) for its efforts in combatting Covid-19 while also defending Siam Bioscience's role.

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Anutin lauds NVI, backs Siam Bioscience
05:00

Mountain B death toll rises to 17

The death toll from last week's blaze at Mountain B pub in Chon Buri province rose to 17 yesterday after a navy squadron leader succumbed to his injuries.

05:00
MOST RECENT LIFE

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 8

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 10

Olivia Newton-John to get state memorial in Australia

SYDNEY: Screen legend Olivia Newton-John will be honoured with a state memorial service in her adoptive homeland Australia, authorities said Thursday, touting an upbeat sendoff for the late Grammy-winning actress.

11 Aug 2022 1