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  • NEWS

    Stepdad wanted for sex abuse

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 07/06/2018

    » SAMUT SAKHON: A warrant is out for the arrest of a man who allegedly sexually abused his 11-year-old autistic stepdaughter.

  • BUSINESS

    More than a ride

    Asia focus, Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata, Published on 05/02/2018

    » Google's investment in Go-Jek is seen as a further vote of confidence in the Indonesian company that has grown from a motorcycle-hailing startup to offer a wide array of deliveries, online movie ticket purchases, plus on-demand massage, car care, home cleaning and hairdressing services.

  • BUSINESS

    Terror on two wheels

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 05/02/2018

    » The motorbike has long been a popular mode of transport in Asia because it's cheaper than a car and can zip through traffic-clogged cities faster. Over half of all global motorbike sales of around 50 million units per year are in Asia and two-thirds of the people of driving age in the four top markets (India, China, Indonesia and Vietnam) own bikes.

  • OPINION

    Bad flood dreams

    News, Postbag, Published on 20/05/2017

    » Not surprisingly the better part of Bangkok flooded during the heavy rain in the early morning of May 16 and it looks like the BMA once again was caught off guard. We live in the Bang Na area just opposite Central City and since the last rainy season ended all the equipment used to pump out water has just been left without any sign of regular maintenance. Suddenly required, the BMA will have to get hold of technicians, required spares, operators, etc.

  • OPINION

    A look back at another 'amazing' year

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 31/12/2017

    » It is customary at this time of the year to take a not too serious look back on the past 12 months, although there are some events you may well prefer to forget. If nothing else it will serve as a reminder that Thailand will always be Truly Amazing.

  • OPINION

    Taking a strong stance on doughnuts

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 22/04/2018

    » It was Oscar Wilde who famously observed "the only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it," which is my excuse for munching on a free doughnut proffered by staffers at a bakery in Bangkok last week. It was only a little one and wasn't that tasty -- too much sugar -- but I still scoffed it down, quietly cursing Mr Wilde's seductive bon mot.

  • OPINION

    Perils of police reform

    News, Postbag, Published on 08/07/2017

    » I'm glad that PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is reforming the police at long last, but he shouldn't reinvent the wheel. In 2006, then-prime minister Gen Surayud Chulanont, former army chief and member of our beloved King Rama IX's Privy Council, appointed retired Pol Gen Vasit Dejkunjorn, former chief of police, to head a distinguished commission for this very purpose.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Transmitting human angst

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 01/03/2018

    » Second time's a charm for Fullfat Theatre at Warehouse 30. The company returns to the space that had dwarfed and overwhelmed the troupe's first play [Co/exist] with its sheer size and uninsulated high ceiling. With the new play, Taxiradio, playwright-director and Fullfat co-founder Nophand Boonyai has successfully tamed the rugged space to achieve not only live performance suitability, but also intimacy.

  • NEWS

    Milestones

    News, Published on 14/01/2018

    » Ordered: By His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, a five-week festival celebrating the lives and work of late Kings Bhumibol and Chulalongkorn. Visitors are encouraged to wear traditional and 19th-century clothing and fashions. The historical festival will open on Feb 8 at the Royal Plaza.

  • NEWS

    Blitz on Uber taxis upsets

    News, Soonruth Bunyamanee, Published on 02/03/2017

    » The Chiang Mai land transport office is launching tougher operations to crack down on illegal Uber and Grab services, sparking fierce criticism from netizens who say they provide a decent alternative to conventional taxis.

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