Special Report
10 Oct 2021

Torture bill tied in knots

Getting a draft law fighting torture and enforced disappearances to parliament was an uphill battle but fleshing it out may be a lot harder to do, according to experts.

10 Oct 2021 56
Torture bill tied in knots
3 Oct 2021

Beating back the floods

The influence of the Dianmu storm hitting the country has heightened fears that the mega-flooding that struck the Chao Phraya River basin 10 years ago will repeat itself.

3 Oct 2021 35
Beating back the floods
28 Sep 2021

OnlyFans star's arrest renews debate on sex work

The recent arrest of a 19-year-old known as "Nong Kainao" and her boyfriend for producing and broadcasting sexually-explicit content on the OnlyFans social media platform has sparked a wave of fear and resentment among fellow content creators.

28 Sep 2021 90
Sex work debate
23 Sep 2021

Temple rehab a 'site for torture'

A popular shaman and a lawyer have asked Crime Sup­pression Di­-vision police to take action against a drug rehabilitation centre at a temple for alleged torture and other human rights abuses.

23 Sep 2021 38
'Site for torture'
19 Sep 2021

Coup anniversary fizzer

Thailand has endured two coups over the past 15 years and both revolve around former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his political network.

19 Sep 2021 134
Coup anniversary fizzer
12 Sep 2021

'Rose of North' set to bloom

Chiang Mai could be the next city to roll out its carpet to welcome back visitors near and far.

12 Sep 2021 93
Set to bloom
5 Sep 2021

Pattaya eyes reopening

The lessons learned from Phuket which has led the way in reopening to foreign visitors since July 1, followed by Samui Plus two weeks later, have encouraged Pattaya to follow in their footsteps.

5 Sep 2021 85
Pattaya eyes reopening
29 Aug 2021

Ready to reopen, safely

At the half-way mark to the government's mid-October reopening promise, politicians and stakeholders cautiously agreed the deadline must be honoured as the economy cannot stay shut any longer.

29 Aug 2021 92
Ready to reopen, safely
16 Aug 2021

Cops try to solve riddle of 'murder capital'

Nakhon Si Thammarat has been known the country's most murderous province since the beginning of the year, an unenviable title believed to be fuelled by a high rate of household gun possession, according to the Crime Suppression Division (CSD).

16 Aug 2021
Cops try to solve riddle of 'murder capital'
15 Aug 2021

Rural doctors to the rescue with mass tests

The fast-spreading Covid-19 pandemic must be matched with an equally quick response to curb it, tagged with the all-important "what next" question.

15 Aug 2021 86
To the rescue