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  • BUSINESS

    Exports, jobs to be hit by BoI stalemate

    Business, Chatrudee Theparat, Published on 01/03/2014

    » With the appointment of a new Board of Investment (BoI) delayed by the political impasse, the private sector is warning that employment, domestic consumption and exports will be hard hit this year.

  • BUSINESS

    BoT warns of slump in GDP growth

    Business, Published on 01/03/2014

    » Gross domestic product (GDP) growth could come in below last year’s 2.9% if the political stalemate persists throughout the year, says a senior Bank of Thailand official.

  • THAILAND

    31 pollution hotspots identified

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 01/03/2014

    » A total of 31 pollution hotspots have been identified as haze continues to blanket upper northern provinces.

  • THAILAND

    Court finds Abhisit guilty

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 01/03/2014

    » The Central Administrative Court on Friday ruled that former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was guilty of dereliction of duty for failing to reinstate former police chief Patcharawat Wongsuwon.

  • THAILAND

    Tiring and risky work of Anchalee

    News, Published on 01/03/2014

    » Outspoken broadcaster Anchalee Phaireerak rules the rally stage as an MC for the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) protesters. A focal point of attention at Ratchaprasong intersection, the main anti-government rally stage, she has what it takes to entertain the crowd and turn the rally into a colourful gathering. In an interview with Nauvarat Suksamran, she talks about how her life has changed since joining the PDRC-led protest and what the protest means to her and the country.

  • OPINION

    Postbag: Danger builds

    News, Published on 01/03/2014

    » The beam collapse at Ramathibodi Hospital’s construction site in Samut Prakarn (BP, Feb 26) is a tragedy. This was inevitable, yet preventable, given the so-called "quality" of not only the workers here in Thailand, but the materials and methods used as well.

  • OPINION

    Never forget, death is not an illusion

    News, Kong Rithdee, Published on 01/03/2014

    » In our season of mass delusion, what is real? Life and death are real, but particularly death. Death by suicide or by murder, but particularly murder. Deaths of adults and of children, but particularly of children, at Ratchaprasong and in Trat, as well as in Narathiwat, where three siblings, the eldest 11, were killed on Feb 3, and which of course we’ve almost forgotten about because even in death there’s a hierarchy of public attention and allotment of air time. There was also the 14-year-old boy Kunakorn Srisuwan, shot dead by a military bullet (as the Criminal Court ruled) near Soi Mor Leng in the red-shirt riots of May 2010. That’s one death we've definitely forgotten. The only story that orphan boy ever had in his life is about his death.

  • OPINION

    Optimism not enough to ensure high-speed success

    News, Published on 01/03/2014

    » Despite years of planning, the Netherlands’ high-speed railways project has demonstrated that the project appraisal process is of the utmost importance.

  • OPINION

    PM’s closeness to cops hurts army ties

    Published on 01/03/2014

    » Since 2005, Thailand has suffered from seemingly interminable turmoil between monarchists, military and mostly-urban interests on one side, and the forces of populist ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, police and provincial business on the other. The tension led to the 2006 coup and the rise of diametrically-opposed protest movements.

  • WORLD

    Venezuela protesters march against security crackdown

    AFP, Published on 01/03/2014

    » Hundreds of Venezuelan protesters hit the streets of Caracas on Friday to denounce alleged abuses by security forces, as a soldier's death brought to 18 the number killed in three-week street battles.

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