Special Report
9 Jan 2022

Overstretched pension fund needs reform

The Social Security Fund's pension scheme, which was designed to provide a source of income for those who have retired from the private sector, may not last unless changes are made to strengthen its finances, experts warn.

9 Jan 2022 27
Overstretched pension fund
3 Jan 2022

'No more closures, please'

Schools are still looking for new ways to adapt to Covid.

3 Jan 2022 21
'No more closures, please'
2 Jan 2022

Doubts linger over 2022

Tourism has gradually regained its growth despite the lingering spread of Covid-19, but the Omicron variant emerges all of a sudden.

2 Jan 2022 72
Doubts linger over 2022
1 Jan 2022

Migrant workers face uphill battle

Red tape and the tedious approach of admitting migrant workers could lead to Thailand slipping further in the US Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, experts say.

1 Jan 2022 6
Migrant workers face uphill battle
26 Dec 2021

A touch of Seoul in Chong Nonsi

Critics raise questions about the city's new canal park even as first stretch opens.

26 Dec 2021 28
A touch of Seoul
19 Dec 2021

Rolling dice on casinos

For decades there has been no single issue more divisive than that of whether to legalise casino gambling.

19 Dec 2021 55
Rolling dice on casinos
5 Dec 2021

2 ballot change 'problematic'

The process to revise two organic laws on the election of MPs and political parties to reflect charter changes has begun in earnest.

5 Dec 2021 13
'Problematic'
28 Nov 2021

Historic Hua Lamphong station to take on new life under SRT development plans

Less than a month from now, the service at Hua Lamphong could be a memory. The plan is to close the terminal on Dec 23 before all train services move to Bang Sue Grand Station.

28 Nov 2021 16
Taking on new life
21 Nov 2021

Furtive crossers

The easing of the Covid-19 pandemic has sent demand for migrant workers resurging and "MoU-centric" labour imports are back on the table.

21 Nov 2021 27
Furtive crossers
14 Nov 2021

Off to a shaky start

Two weeks after the country reopened, the private sector is seeing signs of a tourism recovery despite lower-than-expected arrivals of international tourists.

14 Nov 2021 148
Off to a shaky start