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    • Majority agree to police under Justice Ministry proposal: Nida Poll

      May 27, 2017 | 23:47 pm

      A majority of people agree to a proposal for the Royal Thai Police (RTP) to be put under the jurisdiction of the Justice Ministry and think the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has not been successful in police reforms, according to an opinion survey by the National Institutute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.

    • Prayut enters fray in battle against Bangkok's flood chaos

      May 27, 2017 | 21:06 pm

      Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered city officers to work closely with traffic police to urgently find ways to ease flood and traffic problems in Bangkok following torrential rains on Saturday and earlier in the week.

    • Journalist Bob Halliday dies at 74

      May 27, 2017 | 20:30 pm

      An esteemed Bangkok Post columnist, long-time resident of Thailand and friend and teacher to so many Thais, Robert Halliday passed away on Saturday following a complication from pneumonia. He was 74.

    • Nurse packs in job after tight uniform fiasco

      May 27, 2017 | 20:11 pm

      Parichat "Pang" Chatsri, the 26-year-old nurse whose photo of her at work wearing a short skirt got pulses racing after it circulated online, is taking a break from nursing, with a career in modelling potentially on the cards.

    • Too little, too late for Lahu traumatised by youth's killing

      May 27, 2017 | 20:00 pm

      'They pointed a gun at me," Lana whispers into my ear. It's like a confession after her attempts to tell me fragments of a happy story that sounds like her Lahu community lives in a peaceful haven -- but she hesitates when saying "they are helping to develop us".

    • Prayut accused of attempt to retain power

      May 27, 2017 | 19:43 pm

      Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has come under heavy attack for asking "leading questions" that are seen as an attempt to gather public support for the regime to stay on in power.