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  • 'An eyesore'

    Only the bare trunks remain after the Chiang Mai provincial administration organisation lopped two 100-year-old Yang Na trees at a highway intersection in Saraphi district. (Photo supplied)

    General -Activist seeks a court restraining order after the Chiang Mai PAO lops the tops off two 100-year-old Yang Na trees on Lamphun Road.

  • 'Lean, green machine'

    Lt Gen Kongcheep Tantravanich, Ministry of Defence spokesman: 'Some parties are spreading incorrect information about military spending.'

    Politics -The Royal Thai Army is never wasteful with taxpayer money and uses transparent and barebones spending as necessary for defence - says the Royal Thai Army.

  • Regime vs Thanathorn

    Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit is greeted at the Thailand-Japan Youth Centre on Feb 4 by supporters as he arrives for the registration of constituency candidates competing in the general election. (AP Photo)

    video Politics -Police seek prosecution of Future Forward leader Thanathorn, two colleagues over speech uploaded to Facebook last June that criticised ruling junta.

  • The TRC defence

    Thai Raksa Chart Party leader Preechapol Pongpanich makes a high wai as the party's nomination of Princess Ubolratana fell apart on Feb 12. (File photo)

    Politics -Facing dissolution for violating the spirit of the monarchy, Thai Raksa Chart gave a witness list and summary of its defence to the Constitutional Court.

  • Unstoppable baht

    The currency is the strongest in Asia, rising almost twice as fast as any other currency this year.

    Finance -The currency now is near 31-per-US dollar and still rising, at the highest level against all other countries since before the military takeover.

  • Terminal 2 do-over

    Airports of Thailand has scrapped the whole Terminal 2 project for Suvarnabhumi and will start all over on both the design and just where to put it.

    General -Airports of Thailand has scrapped the whole Terminal 2 project for Suvarnabhumi and will start all over on both the design and just where to put it.

  • Monopoly-free zone

    Guidelines for concessions for duty-free and commercial activities at Suvarnabhumi and other airports operated by Airports of Thailand Plc were approved on Wednesday. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb)

    Business news -Airports of Thailand Plc approves guidelines for duty-free, other retail concessions up for auction; King Power's exclusive contract expires on 2020.

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  • A bad Songkran proposal

    Editorial

    A bad Songkran proposal

    The desperate attempt to prevent road deaths has brought forth a recommendation to make the first day of the official Thai New Year dry - in alcohol, not water.

    21 Feb 2019 at 04:20

  • 'Extreme' ethnic inequality

    John Draper & Peerasit Kamnuansilpa

    'Extreme' ethnic inequality

    The first attempt ever to measure differences by ethnicity finds gross inequality - so deep it can help to explain the 2010 violence and war in the deep South.

    21 Feb 2019 at 04:25

  • Melodious and odious

    Postbag

    Melodious and odious

    The words of Nak Phandin aimed at damning those viewed as unpatriotic, waiting for opportunities to destabilise or defame Thailand - meaning the elite.

    21 Feb 2019 at 04:15

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TISI index up in January

TISI index up in January

The Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) increased to 93.8 points last month from 93.2 in December on big government investment projects, domestic consumption and the general election...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

  • Auto output up 8% in January

    Auto output up 8% in January

    Automotive output in January stood at 179,595 units, up year-on-year by 8.06%, on increased production for domestic and overseas markets, the Federation of Thai Industries said on...

  • Unstoppable baht

    Unstoppable baht

    The currency now is near 31-per-US dollar and still rising, at the highest level against all other countries since before the military takeover.

  • HiLai dining

    HiLai dining

    Charoen Pokphand has teamed up with a Taiwan buffet specialist to open Thailand's first HiLai restaurant at IconSiam.

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