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Pheu Thai and Democrats: New EC rules vague

24. September 2022

Politicians are scratching their heads about what they can and can’t do in the run-up to the next election, with a senior opposition figure calling the new rules announced by the Election Commission (EC) vague and confusing. Les mer >>>

China's digital nomads make their move

24. September 2022

DALI, Yunnan: After a hard day’s work, programmer Richard Hao powers down his laptop in a cafe overlooking Dali’s picturesque lake and drinks in the view. Like a growing number of digital nomads in China, he’s turned his back on big-city living and moved to the tourist hub in Yunnan province, famed for its snowcapped mountains, ancient temples and pagodas. Les mer >>>

Erawan shrine donations hit B1.8bn

24. September 2022

Cash donations at the Erawan shrine at Ratchaprasong intersection have reached 1.8 billion baht this year, with about 100 million baht being given to over 50 hospitals in need. Les mer >>>

Baht freefall could hit 38

23. September 2022

Economists forecast the value of the baht could plunge to 38 to the US dollar this year, mainly attributed to a stronger dollar as the Federal Reserve pursues a hawkish monetary policy. Les mer >>>

Parties told to toe the line as election run-up begins

23. September 2022

With the official pre-election period officially beginning on Saturday, political parties and prospective election candidates are being advised to carefully study the Election Commission's (EC) new electioneering regulations. Les mer >>>

Beauty queen 'not sent back'

23. September 2022

Former Myanmar beauty queen, Thaw Nandar Aung, aka Han Lay, was on Friday relieved to learn that she will not be sent back to Myanmar. Les mer >>>

End of state of emergency and Covid-19 centre

23. September 2022

The government will on Oct 1 lift the state of emergency imposed to cope with the coronavirus pandemic and dissolve the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. Les mer >>>