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Rights campaigner Orlov calls Russia 'fascist' in court

26. February 2024

LONDON: Veteran human rights activist Oleg Orlov decried what he called the "strangulation of freedom" in Russia at a court hearing on Monday as prosecutors sought to have him jailed for nearly three years for discrediting the armed forces. Les mer >>>

Activist's father pleads for bail as hunger strike continues

26. February 2024

The father of activist Tantawan Tuatulanon has urged the court to reconsider granting bail to his daughter and her friend, who are both on hunger strike, saying that the case is under investigation and has not yet been prosecuted. Les mer >>>

Jams on Rama II Road blamed for Hua Hin's decline

26. February 2024

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has ordered the Transport Ministry to expedite the construction along Rama II Road, after a popular online survey found congestion along the road is putting tourists off the resort town of Hua Hin. Les mer >>>

Ministry to 'transform' oil prices

26. February 2024

The state's previous policy to fix the domestic prices of all types of oil will be brought back into use again to help people better avoid daily oil price fluctuations, according to Energy Minister Pirapan Salirathavibhaga's recent interview with a television programme. Les mer >>>

Dip in deposits for 2023

26. February 2024

The value of deposits under the supervision of the Deposit Protection Agency (DPA) in 2023 fell by 0.5% year-on-year, the first decline in a decade, attributed to the top and the bottom-tier deposit segments, said DPA president Songpol Chevapanyaroj. Les mer >>>

Security Council crippled by Gaza, Ukraine deadlock: UN chief

26. February 2024

GENEVA: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Monday deplored how the UN Security Council had failed to respond adequately to the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza and Russia's invasion of Ukraine, saying the conflicts had "perhaps fatally" undermined its authority. Les mer >>>

Taiwanese murder gang fled to Cambodia

26. February 2024

After murdering a Taiwanese man and dumping his heavily tattooed body near Suvarnabhumi airport, a gang of four Taiwanese men and one Thai woman visited a casino in Poipet before leaving for Phnom Penh, according to police. Les mer >>>