Asean politicians, Unesco: Impunity for journalist killings & abuse must end (video)

Asean politicians, Unesco: Impunity for journalist killings & abuse must end (video)

A coalition of human-rights concerned politicians from across the region on Friday called on governments throughout Southeast Asia to end the increasing number of assaults and abuses of media workers throughout the region. In a statement issued to mark ‘International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists’ on November 2, Asean Parliamentarians for Human […]

Thailand morning news for November 5

Thailand morning news for November 5

WHO approves Thailand’s anti-HIV Efavirenz The World Health Organization (WHO) has certified Thailand’s anti-HIV drug Efavirenz developed by the Government Pharmaceutical Organization. — Thai PBS Building a blockchain hub in Thailand Though countries in Asia Pacific are racing to build their own cryptocurrency hubs — Jeju Island in South Korea or Cagayan in the Philippines […]

Video captures final seconds of King Power boss’ fatal helicopter crash (video)

Chilling video has emerged of the final seconds of the ill-fated helicopter flight last Saturday (Oct.27) of King Power Group and Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) boss Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. The 1:08 minute clip uploaded to YouTube appears to be recorded off a television, shows video that appears to have been originally recorded from the stands […]

Thailand morning news for November 1

Thailand morning news for November 1

Thailand blazes ahead with push to legalise medical marijuana use Thailand is rolling out plans to legalise medical marijuana, an official told AFP Wednesday (Oct 31), as the country hopes to cash in on a multi-billion dollar industry with a product its supporters hail as some of the world’s best. — Channel News Asia Thailand’s […]

Thailand morning news for October 31

Thailand morning news for October 31

BOT expected to hike key interest rate STANDARD Chartered Bank (Thailand) expects the Bank of Thailand (BOT) to start monetary policy normalisation and increase the interest rate by 25 basis points (bps) , from 1.50 per cent to 1.75 per cent, in November. — The Nation (annoying popups) Thai Sept factory output falls 2.6%, first […]

Thailand morning news for October 30

Thailand morning news for October 30

PM mulls canal plan but army brooks no delay Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) and Office of the National Security Council (NSC) to look into a proposed canal project connecting the Gulf of Thailand to the Andaman Sea. — Bangkok Post FPO holds GDP growth at […]

Thailand morning news for October 29

Thailand morning news for October 29

King Power/ LCFC boss killed in fiery England helicopter crash (video) Thailand’s fifth richest person and the owner of Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) and the King Power Group, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, has been confirmed as being one of five people killed Saturdayt night (Oct 27) when a helicopter they were onboard crashed outside the King […]

King Power/ LCFC boss killed in fiery England helicopter crash (video)

Thailand’s fifth richest person and the owner of Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) and the King Power Group, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, has been confirmed as one of five people killed Saturday night (Oct 27) in a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium in England. Mr Srivaddhanaprabha was reportedly leaving the stadium to return to his […]

Thailand morning news for October 26

Thailand morning news for October 26

Government to mobilize resources for a new war on drugs The government has decided to declare war on narcotic drugs across the country with an expectation of positive result in three months. — The PBS World China plans to deepen EEC focus CHINA plans to further invest in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and the […]

Thailand morning news for October 25

Thailand morning news for October 25

Cancer research breakthrough CHULALONGKORN University’s research team has reached the first milestone in developing an affordable biologic drug but needs Bt1.33 billion in funding to pursue the remaining phases of the study. — The Nation Optimism for rice export forecast maintained Despite September’s export slump, the government remains upbeat about achieving 11 million tonnes of […]

Thailand morning news for October 24

Thailand morning news for October 24

PM orders supportive measures for Thai rice trade in world market Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered government agencies to find supportive measures for the competitive trading of the Thai rice in the world market. — News Today (video) Phuket smartens up to bring tourists back Reeling from a deadly boat accident this summer, Thailand’s […]

Thailand morning news for October 23

Thailand morning news for October 23

Almost 11,000 killed on roads so far this year A MEDICAL student and a 10-year-old girl are among the latest victims of Thailand’s notorious roads after their cars crashed head-on in Si Sa Ket province yesterday morning. — The Nation (annoying popups) Southeast Asia Has an Investment Boom, Thanks to the Trade War Southeast Asia […]