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LIFE

Voices from Chana

Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 24/06/2024

» The Rainbow Warrior is used to promote Greenpeace campaigns and is a symbol of protecting the environment and human rights. It was launched on April 29, 1978, against whaling in Iceland and the ship later visited Thailand to promote action against incinerators in Phuket in 2000.

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LIFE

A shark in the Seine?

Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 21/06/2024

» Who doesn't love shark movies? Watching a predatory creature attack can provide a rush of adrenaline as well as entertainment. Yet, it's been a while since we've seen a captivating shark film. Ever since the release of Jaws (1975) and more modern offerings like Deep Blue Sea (1999) and The Shallows (2016), subsequent shark films have grown increasingly absurd.

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OPINION

Dignity still elusive for LGBTQ people

Oped, Published on 20/06/2024

» Finally, Thailand has made history by being the first Asean country to legalise same-sex marriage, after the Senate, a very conservative Upper House, appointed by the 2014 Thai coup-maker, approved the marriage equality bill.

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THAILAND

Senate passes landmark bill recognising marriage equality

Published on 18/06/2024

» The Senate passed the final reading of a marriage equality law on Tuesday, paving the way for the country to become the third territory in Asia to recognise same-sex couples after Nepal and Taiwan.

OPINION

Apocalypse won't happen tomorrow

News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 17/06/2024

» The unprecedented convergence of four major court cases tomorrow is causing widespread apprehension among quite a few people, particularly among stock investors, as political uncertainty is running high.

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OPINION

S112 dominates the amnesty debate

Oped, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 15/06/2024

» Three pending court cases involving former premier Thaksin Shinawatra and allegations of lese majeste violations, as well as bids to dissolve the opposition Move Forward Party (MFP) and remove Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin from office, have effectively thrown the country into political uncertainty, with investors taking flight.

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WORLD

China #MeToo activist sentenced on subversion charges

Reuters, Published on 14/06/2024

» GUANGZHOU/BEIJING - Leading Chinese #MeToo activist Huang Xueqin was handed a five-year sentence after being found guilty on Friday of state subversion at a court in southern China, according to a group campaigning for her release and a copy of the court verdict.

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OPINION

Not to die in vain

Oped, Editorial, Published on 14/06/2024

» A month has passed since political activist Netiporn Saneysangkhom died in a prison hospital, and yet we still haven't seen any progress regarding the probe into her tragic passing.

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THAILAND

Chatuchak fire sparks calls to protect animals

Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 12/06/2024

» Animal protection activists are calling for changes to laws governing sales of pets and exotic animals following a deadly fire at a pet market in Chatuchak district of Bangkok on Tuesday.

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THAILAND

Rights body wants results on missing activists

Post Reporters, Published on 12/06/2024

» The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has submitted to the Ministry of Justice an investigation report into nine self-exiled Thai political activists who have disappeared in neighbouring countries, urging the government to pursue the cases seriously.