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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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TJA calls on NCPO to release Nation’s reporter

The Thai Journalists Association Monday called on on the National Council for Peace and Order to release the detained journalist. In its press statement, the TJA also called on the NCPO to clarify its action, saying the arrest did not only threaten the Thai people’s rights of expression but also affected the country’s image. Read […]Read More

Bangkok

Former Nation reporter Salisa Phruttitum found dead in her apartment

Salisa Phruttitum, a novelist and former reporter at The Nation, was found dead in her condominium in Bangkok’s Thonglor area yesterday. Born in 1972, Salisa spent her childhood in the US. She studied at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire and graduated with a degree in economics from Northwestern University. She returned to Thailand in […]Read More

Technology

iSnap pushes Nation News app downloads to 300000

Riding on the popularity of last month’s launch of iSnap, the Nation News smart-phone application has recorded 300,000 downloads, making it one of the most popular news apps in Thailand. Part of the Nation Multimedia Group’s three national newspapers – The Nation, Kom Chad Luek and Krungthep Turakij – iSnap augments the newspaper experience by […]Read More

Technology

Krungthep Turakij TV to make full launch on Sept 9

The country’s “first complete business- and investment-oriented television” channel is set to launch full-scale broadcasting on September 9. Krungthep Turakij TV, a new satellite-based channel, has been conducting trial broadcasts since August 1 and has obtained a good response from the audience, according to its top executive. Read more: The NationRead More

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Help the flood victims in Thailand

People are invited to help southern flood victims by donating commodities (drinking water, basic medicines, instant noodles etc) to the Nation Channel, Nation Tower’s 12A floor on Bangnatrat Road. Call for details at 023383000 press 3 or 023383600. The Finance Ministry is also mobilising donations around the base of the King Rama V Statue, starting […]Read More

Bangkok

Nation journalist held up at gunpoint by ‘police’

Walking along Sanphawut Road at around 4.30pm on Thursday, my son and I were stopped by a group of three men, one in uniform, standing opposite the Chinese temple. They nodded at each other then stopped us and asked whether we were Indians. Assuming they were policemen, I answered yes and showed them my driving […]Read More