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Friday, October 21, 2016

Bangkok Post

In Remembrance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej 1927 - 2016
  • All for one
    A crowd numbering hundreds of thousands is expected at Sanam Luang on Saturday as mourners gather to sing the Royal Anthem for their beloved King.
    21 Oct 2016 at 20:09

  • 84-year-old mourner on 400km, three-wheel odyssey
    An 84-year-old man who has trouble walking is close to completing a 400-kilometre trek to Bankgkok via tricycle to pay his respects to the late King Bhumibol, who had bestowed the vehicle upon him.
    21 Oct 2016 at 18:43

The world's window on Thailand

| 22 Oct 2016 | 02:43 GMT+7
  • All for one

    Mourners for King Bhumibol gather at Sanam Luang, which is expected to be packed on Saturday when more people come to to sing the Royal Anthem starting from 1pm. The event will be filmed for screening on television and in cinemas. (Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)
    GENERAL -A crowd numbering hundreds of thousands is expected at Sanam Luang on Saturday as mourners gather to sing the Royal Anthem for their beloved King.
  • 'Separation' anxiety

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends a news conference during his visit to Beijing this week. (Reuters Photo)
    GENERAL -A senior US official is heading to Manila to find out exactly what President Rodrigo Duterte means when he talks about "separation" from longtime ally.
  • Yingluck gets rice bill

    Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is greeted by her as she arrives at the Supreme Court for a witness hearing in the rice-pledge scheme on Oct 7, 2016. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)
    POLITICS -Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the junta had fined her 35.7 billion baht over the rice pledging scheme and vowed to challenge it.
  • Paying respects to King

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (second right) and his wife Ho Ching (right) sign a condolence book for King Bhumibol at the Red Room of the Royal Household Bureau inside the Grand Palace on Friday. (Royal Household Bureau photo)
    GENERAL -The Singapore prime minister pays his respects to the late King, with other leaders scheduled to offer their condolences over the next week.
  • Lese majeste watchlist

    Chulalongkorn University went ahead with its graduation ceremony on Thursday as scheduled, amidst warnings by the country's chief propaganda officer Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd to display 'unfailing loyalty to the monarchy'. (Photo by Jiraporn Kuhakan)
    GENERAL -The regime has made better than one secret arrest a day this week under Section 112, stepping up its vigilance over inappropriate online messaging.



  • Why we cry

    Why we cry

    Thais saw a selfless man, a monogamist King who lived a monastic life of devotion and duty, devoid of private jets and yachts and mundane pleasures.
    21 Oct 2016 at 04:35
  • Urban heritage

    Urban heritage

    Governments should answer why they can invest a fortune on, say, a subway, but cannot invest in public housing for the vulnerable to live in the city.
    21 Oct 2016 at 04:30
  • The minimum wage

    The minimum wage

    The pay rises of between five and 10 baht may seen minuscule and niggardly, but the country has growth problems and is trying to transition.
    21 Oct 2016 at 04:20




Farm income up on higher crop prices

Farm income up on higher crop prices

Farm product prices in September rose 8% year-on-year and local private consumption is likely to show a consequent increase, according to the Office of Agricultural Economics.


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