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Regime needs to mind the income gap

After running the country for more than three years, it appears the military regime is beginning to understand the problems with the Thai economy.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 3:30 pm

Sanctions against Hun Sen will fail

As a response to the dissolution of Cambodia's main opposition party last week, the United States on Friday announced it was ending election funding and would impose other punitive measures against the country. But such sanction threats do not seem to be able to exert pressure on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. Instead, the strongman who has ruled the nation for over three decades, has...

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 3:28 pm

State-owned firm reform: for better or worse

A state-owned enterprise is somewhat an anomaly as it is neither public nor private in nature. It is owned by everyone and yet no one. It's raison d'etre is often the delivery of public services and yet most operate commercially. How to deal with state-owned enterprises has been a constant challenge facing many governments.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 3:25 pm

Prayut threatens media outlets with strict cyber law

The Computer Crime Act will be rigorously enforced against online media that distort facts and disseminate "fake reports and hate speech", Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha threatened Tuesday.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 3:00 pm

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing impending disaster.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 3:00 pm

Rush hour 'brings out male sex pests'

Nearly half of all female passengers say they have been sexually harassed on public transportation, mostly on buses, according to a survey conducted by the Faculty of Public Health, Thammasat University.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 3:00 pm

Obec abandons half-completed school project

The Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) has decided to scrap its ICU schools project, launched with the aim of helping 5,032 small schools nationwide improve standards.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 3:00 pm

Mugabe resigns, Zimbabwe dances in the streets

HARARE: Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal African strongman.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 11:21 am

Growth in community mall supply slowing

Lacklustre performances of existing projects have threatened to slow the fast growth of community malls in Bangkok.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 7:38 am

A day in photos

Toon braving the rain and flooded Hua Hin are featured events on Nov 21, 2017.

Posted on 21 November 2017 | 6:59 am


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