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The snowy mountaintops of Sweden, France or the United States, painted on Paphonsak La-or's canvases, aren't dispatches from the artist's overseas travels.
Bangkok: A Thai appeals court on Tuesday overturned a murder conviction of a gunman who gained national notoriety for allegedly firing an assault rifle concealed inside a popcorn bag during political clashes in 2014.
Channel 7's logo on display at a digital fair. BBTV's Channel 7 and Channel 5 have set up their own censorship association, disgruntling the Advertising ...
It has sown distrust between China and Hong Kong, polarized politics, hampered governance and stoked mass street protests, including the 79-day pro-democracy Occupy movement of 2014 that tried but failed to wrest democratic concessions from Hong ...
activists holding banners during a women's protest against the British government's deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) outside the British Parliament, in London on Saturday.
The debate heats up in the circle of Thai health advocates when news broke recently that the Universal healthcare Coverage (UC) scheme -- or the 30 baht gold ...
A Thai activist was charged yesterday with defying the orders of the government, the latest critic to be arrested for activities outlawed since a 2014 coup.
The victory is judged by the reaction of the audience -- mainly by their applause. The 1932 political change saw the end of royal patronage for Thai musicians.
Bangkok - pro-democracy campaigner Rangsiman Rome said a year-old warrant police cited to detain him Sunday was fabricated to stop him from speaking out about a controversial Sino-Thai railway project.
Varakorn Samakoses, who chairs a committee revising the law, vowed last week the changes would go ahead despite the protests. On the opposing side, the Foundation for consumers' secretary-general, Saree Aongsomwang, backs the campaign by a ...
London: Hundreds of police officers lined the streets of London and Birmingham on Saturday to prevent far-right demonstrators from clashing with rival anti-fascism groups on a day of protest following deadly attacks in Britain. In the country's second ...
A baby panda in Tokyo and a taxi protest in Bangkok are featured events on June 23, 2017. 23 Jun 2017 | 1,541 views.
"We came here to seek justice and protest against such illegal operations," Mr Vorapol said. Clashes between taxi drivers and Uber drivers have been increasing and getting more physical in recent months as the former feel the latter are stealing ...
Share via E-Mail. Bangkok: Anti-junta activists staged a rare protest in Thailand on Thursday (Jun 22) demanding the release of a prominent student leader who was detained for sharing a news story about the kingdom's new monarch on facebook.
Navigation law on hold as protests grow. Thousands object to new system of ... Methi Amphaiphit, a coordinator of the protest group, said his group will return in a week or so to follow up on the ministry's progress in implementing what it promised to ...
Doctor Poldej Pinprateep, chairman of a sub-committee on the public hearing, said he did not think the public hearing failed because of the protests. "Around 2000 people have participated in the public hearings so far," he said. He added the protesters ...
Dr Marut Jirasetsiri, a spokesman for the public health Ministry panel overseeing the amendments, said organisers would attempt to arrange a new hearing in Khon Kaen, while the next hearing in Bangkok, scheduled by the end of this month, would be held ...
Pumret allegedly told the police the bombing was in protest of the military junta and that he was also responsible for other explosions on April 5 and May 15 in the capital.
Held in two adjacent art galleries, one exhibition depicted the lives and memories of political prisoners while the other was an homage to the 2010 military crackdown on Redshirt protests which left more than 90 people dead. It's the latest effort by ...
Mr Jatuporn said he had closely followed the news about the bombing and the arrest of the suspect on Thursday at his Bangkok home, where bomb-making materials were seized. Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said he was certain that authorities ...
The intercut protest scenes are perhaps how the resulting film pans out, or how Ann imagines it, or how Taew remembers it. But then we get digressive scenes showing Peter (Arak Amornsupasiri), the main actor, and his celebrity life unfolding in parallel.
The military seized power from an elected government in May 2014, saying it had to step in to end months of at times bloody anti-government protests. The military has promised to hold an election next year, but critics say it is intent on using a new ...
police imposed tight security measures at the site of the protest on Thursday morning, setting up security barriers and sealing off nearby roads and carrying out searches with bomb disposal teams and dogs.
A joint police-military force detained the former electrical engineer at a state enterprise after finding bomb-making materials at his house in Bangkok on Thursday afternoon. A source identified him as Watana Pumret, a retired employee of the ...
Immediately after his public address, howls of protest rose up among academics and political observers, not to mention ridicule on social media.
Pol Gen Chakthip also dismissed as untrue speculation Pol Lt Gen Thesa's transfer was revenge against former protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban who is believed to have close links with the officer.
The survey collected data on health, together with the development and protection of children and women, in over 28,000 households in Thailand's four regions and Bangkok, in 2015-2016. Thanks to universal health care, the report highlights the country ...
protest Day was a public movement launched by AMUCO on this day in 2002 to protest and demand the revocation of the Bangkok declaration signed between the government of India and NSCN-IM which extended the purview of the ceasefire with the Naga ...
But Gen Prawit dismissed as baseless claims by Mr Witthaya that position buying is rife among Bangkok police. Pol Lt Gen Thesa has been transferred to the Royal Thai police Operations Centre until further notice.
Moscow -- Most of the hundreds detained at Monday's anti-Kremlin protests in Moscow were released overnight, while opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to 30 days for his role in organising the unsanctioned rally.
(Bangkok Post file photo by Krit Promsaka na Sakolnakorn) ... Although the current EC was heavily criticised in their failed attempt to conduct elections in 2014 due to political protests, they have the necessary experience for the upcoming election ...
Russian police officers detain a participant of an unauthorised opposition action in Tverskaya street in central Moscow, Russia, on Russia Day, Monday.
Protesters who gathered on Saturday to denounce Islamic law were met across the country with equally sized or larger counter-protests. Organizers called the "March Against Sharia" rallies to protest what they say is the threat to U.S. society posed by ...
"He can lead a protest, I'm leading the country", Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said about the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn.
Shanghai -- Hundreds of demonstrators have marched through a shopping district in the Chinese city of Shanghai to protest against changes to housing regulations, in a rare show of public dissent in the financial hub.
The conservation group WildAid, which organised the protest, released an online clip purporting to show Maxims arranging shark fins from whale or basking sharks for a banquet of 200 people.
Hailed as the first successful activist protest in China, and the first one to be organised by high-school students, Wong's struggle for Hong Kong's governmental independence from Communist China was recently chronicled in Joshua: Teenager Vs ...
Jabalpur: Congress workers holding a protest in Jabalpur during 'Madhya Pradesh Bandh' on Wednesday called over the killing of six farmers in Mandsaur police Firing incident.
This June 4, 2007 file photo shows Iranians in Tehran attending ceremonies on the 18th anniversary of the death of Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, outside his shrine.
Chiang Rai - environmental activists will petition the Administrative Court Thursday to help in their protest against the new Pak Beng dam project on the Mekong River in Laos, which could bring both ecological and economic impacts to the region.
Bangkok - Those looking to protect Thailand's universal health care benefits defied the junta's assembly ban on Tuesday to protest proposed amendments to the law which would remake the much-praised system that has been in place since 2002.
The airport, situated about 115 kilometers southeast of the capital, served as the main evacuation route for thousands of international travelers who were stranded in Bangkok during the "Yellow Shirt" protests of 2008, that shut down both Don Muang and ...
By insisting on elections before bilateral dealings, the Obama administration lost whatever leverage it had with Thailand, as the military took over Thai politics to ensure stability in the wake of street protests and a looming royal succession ...
The coalition of Bangkok elites and royalists, business Conglomerates, technocrats, parts of the media and the military remain intact despite their differences in opinion, because of the enjoyment of power and spoils with keeping Thaksin and Ms ...
Indian surrogate mothers protest against a ban on commercial surrogacy. Photo: AFP. So the recruiters kept coming. In Savouen's village - where many families owe informal debts and gambling is popular, even among women - offers from brokers seeking ...
protests are a healthy element of a democratic and just society, but the PDRC was never sincere in its protests. If it was, it would have stopped after the amnesty bill was halted in response to the people's outraged voices of protest. The PDRC did no ...
Their appointment came just after then prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra had dissolved parliament on Dec 9 amid mounting street protests against the blanket amnesty that her government had offered to bring about reconciliation in society. The EC ...
Bangkok: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop last week announced tough news laws that will prevent registered child sex offenders from travelling overseas and holding Australian passports.
Despite relentless protests, construction of the project, which began in 2012, is about 70% complete. The Thai government is also eyeing the Mekong diversion project, which will siphon water from the Mekong River into the Thai Northeast via an access ...


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