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‘Big Joke’ Sues Newspaper Over Fraud Claim

BANGKOK — A newspaper said on Wednesday that it is being sued for libel by a former immigration bureau chief. Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn filed the suit via his lawyers at Ratchadapisek Criminal Court today, according to Manager Online. The newspaper had accused the disgraced policeman of swindling millions from the state by selling “fast-tracked […]Read More

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The Nation newspaper to cease publication on June 28th

After 48 years The Nation, one of the two English-language newspapers in Thailand, will end its print edition with its last issue scheduled for June 28th. Nation Multimedia Group CEO Somchai Meesen, however, assured that there would be no layoff of editorial staff, who will continue to work and focus full-time on the company’s online […]Read More

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PM advises detractors to stop reading newspapers for 5 days

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has an advice for people who dislike him. “Stop reading newspapers for five days,” he said, adding that they would start loving him after that. Addressing a crowd of people during his visit to Ubon Ratchathani for mobile cabinet meeting on Monday, the prime minister said he himself has already stopped […]Read More

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ISIS’ Malay-Language Media Unlikely to Win Hearts, Minds in Deep

BANGKOK — Even if it’s true the Islamic State is distributing newspapers in Thailand’s restive southern provinces, the group is unlikely to gain sway in the region, experts on the Deep South said Wednesday. News the organization launched Malay-language media operations including a web site and newspaper said to be reaching the Thai provinces where […]Read More

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Japanese Media Group’s Purchase of the Financial Times Shocks China

Publishing group Pearson announced the sale of the Financial Times Group to Japanese media firm Nikkei for $1.32 billion on Thursday night (July 23), a move that caused concern among many Chinese. The expensive deal shocked many in the media industry, as previous reports indicated that German group Alex Springer was close to reaching an […]Read More