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  • Thai govt fails to defeat the shadow of Thaksin

    In a number of locations in the Rajprasong area in Bangkok’s commercial area, groups of people kept their eye on their 14-inch TV to watch a recorded speech of ousted…

  • House building plan draws criticism

    The House of Represen-tatives’ plan to construct a new building estimated to cost Rp 1.8 trillion (US$200 million) may undermine public trust in the House, a budget watchdog said.

  • W. Sumatra historic train routes to be revived

    State railway company PT Kereta Api says it plans to revitalize all historic train routes in West Sumatra that connect the province with neighboring Riau.

  • When teaching is a personal vocation

    Few teachers, including Yulia Sri Prihartini, 45, see the profession simply as a personal call from God.

  • Ministry launches new website to deliver education services

    As part of its commemoration of National Education Day, which falls on May 2, the National Education  Ministry launched a new website Sunday to cater to the public, and especially …

  • KPK — new leadership on the way

  • Abhisit, Thai military change political stand, stall for time

    Despite admitting that a forced crackdown against thousands of Red Shirt protesters would result in bloodshed and a possible civil war, Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and the military ruled…

  • FDI surges despite drop in domestic investment

    Foreign direct investment rose significantly during the first quarter as multinational companies began to take the advantage of the improvement in the country’s economy.

  • By the way ... : In legal trouble? Trying to get free? Claim amnesia

    A small crowd in dark outfits taking shelter under black umbrellas from the scorching sun grabbed my attention when I passed by the north corner of the National Monument (Monas)…

  • V Film Festival sheds light on tangled web of women’s issues

    Women’s issues have been misinterpreted through the course of time and the V Film Festival, held between April 21 and 27, helps explain some through the eyes of female film…